REU 2019 Program

2019 MRSEC REUs

Name

Research

Faculty Mentor & Graduate Mentor

University/College Attending

Major

Robert Adkins

Mid-Infrared Photoluminescence

Abstract

Dr.Wasserman

Leland Nordin

Hampton University

Computer Engineering

William Anderson

Mid-Infrared Photoluminescence

Abstract

Dr. Wasserman

Leland Nordin

Hampton University

Electrical Engineering

Chandler Bell

Tunable Hydrogels From Biologically Inspired Materials

Abstract

Dr. Adrianne Rosales

Tommy FitzSimmons

University of Southern Mississippi

Chemical Engineering

Gillian Boyce

Optimization of CoFeB Electrodes with a ScN Tunnel Barrier

Abstract

Dr. Jean Anne Incoriva

Suyogya Karki

 

Florida State University

Computer and Electrical Engineering

Madeline Clough

Dynamic Covalent Bonding Pairs: Directing the Assembly of Nanocrystals

Abstract

Professor Eric V. Anslyn

Stephanie Valenzuela

Central Michigan University

Organic Chemistry

 

Michael De La Rosa

Optical Analysis and Control of 2D Materials

Abstract

Dr. Elaine Li

David Lujan, Nate Nunley

University of Texas at El Paso

Physics

Natalie Goddard

Strain Dependence of Dark Excitons in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

Abstract

Dr. Edward Yu

Alex De Palma & Claire Ganski

 

Rice University

Materials Science

Teddy Hsieh

Additive Manufacturing of Arbitrary Dielectric Patterns with Laser Chemical Vapor Deposition

Abstract

Dr. Seth R. Bank

Alec M. Skipper

 

University of Texas at Austin

Electrical Engineering

 

Elizabeth Klatt

Synthesis and Elastic Behavior of Nanowire Networks

Abstract

Dr. Brian Korgel

William Sullivan

Smith College

Material Science

Sarah Kline

Metal Oxide Superlattices by Evaporation-Induced Nanocrystal Self-Assembly

Abstract

Delia Milliron

Manuel Dominguez

University of Mount Union

Chemical Engineering

Rithvik Ramesh

Selective Laser Chemical Vapor Deposition towards 3D Device Fabrication

Abstract

Dr. Seth R. Bank

Alec M. Skipper

University of Texas at Austin

Electrical Engineering

Alonzo Ramon

Digital Light Processing for Selective Deposition Towards Epitaxial 3D Printing

Abstract

Dr. Seth Bank

Alec Skipper

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Semiconductor Physics

Amelia Richter

Assembly of Amorphous Silicon Particles in Aerogel, Solution, and Thin Films

Abstract

Dr. Brian Korgel

Taizhi Jiang 

Kansas State University

Chemical Engineering

2019 Affiliated REUs

Name

Research

Faculty Mentor & Graduate Mentor

University/College Attending & Major

Crystal Barrera

Fabrication and Metrology of Nanophotonic Structures

Abstract

Dr. S.V Sreenivasan

Brian Gawlik

University of Texas at El Paso

Edgar Blanco

Synthesis and Characterization of foam-like Hexagonal Boron Nitride

Abstract

Li Shi

Qianru (Sally) Jia

University of Texas at El Paso

Mechanical Engineering

Ka’Toria Edwards

The Characterization of Thermal Conductivity of Metal Nanoparticles

Abstract

Dr. Yaguo Wang

Jihoon Jeong

The University of Texas at Dallas

Mechanical Engineering

Tate Farmer

Atomic Layer Deposition and Etching of Alumina

Abstract

Dr. John Ekerdt

Brennan Coffey

University of Texas at Dallas

Chemical Engineering

Samantha Greene

Growth Optimization of Transition Metal Disulfides

Abstract

Dr. Sanjay Banerjee

Sayema Chowdhury

 

Texas State University

Electrical/Materials Engineering

Barbara Groh

Local Photoelastic Stress Mapping for Dynamic Roll-to-Roll Metrology

Abstract

Michael Cullinan

Liam G. Connolly

Duke University

Mechanical/Materials Engineering

Paige Hagen

The Directed Self-Assembly of nm-scale Gold Using Block Copolymer Micelles

Abstract

Dr. S.V. Sreenivasan

Mark Hrdy

The University of Texas at Austin

Materials Engineering

Raelyn Soto

Characterization, Modeling and Sumulation of Roll-To-Roll Nanoimprint Lithography Tool

Abstract

Dr. SV Sreenivasan

Parth Pandya

University of Texas El Paso

Mechanical Engineering