Alumni and Former Staff

Chien-Chih Tseng

Research Specialist in Tung Group

Rehab M. Albaridy

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Ci Lin

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Xuan Wei

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Hongpo Liu, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tung Group

Dharmaraj Periyanagounder, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tung Group

Research Interest: 2D materials, nanofabrication(E-beam & Photolithography), Nanoelectronics, Opto-electronics, Neuromorphic Computing, ​environmental catalysis

Jianhua Han, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Research Interest: Organic synthesis, organic semiconductor, organic solar cells, electronic devices

Khrystyna Regeta

Research Specialist

Zhipeng Kan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group​

Research Interest: ​Solar cells, charge transport, device physics

Yuhai Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group​

Research Interest: crystal epitaxy, nanoparticles, rare earth ions​

Yashabanta N. Singhbabu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Amassian Group

Research Interest: Carbon Materials, X-ray Photo Electron Spectroscopy

Yuanfang Hou

​Ph.D. Graduate from Beaujuge Group

Research Interest: Interface chemistry, surface functionalization, surface chemistry, supercapacitor​

Yangqin Gao

​​Ph.D. Graduate from Beaujuge Group

Research Interest: polymer solar cells, Multi-junction, Transparent Superhydrophobic Coating, Nanostructured Materials​

Xinbo Yang, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in De Wolf group

Research Interest: Carrier Selective Contact, Heterojunction, photovolatics, Silicon solar cell

Xin Song

​Ph.D. Student

Xiaohan Guo

​Lab Assistant in McCulloch Group

Wan Yue, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group​

Wasim Mir, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran group

Research Interest: photophysics, doping, thermoelectrics, transport, Phototransport, Quantum dots, Colloidal nanocrystals

Wenzhu Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Faisal Karim

M.Sc. Student in Anthopoulos group

Weiyuan Du, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Research Interest: ​Polar Chain, Bio-electronic

Faisal M. Aljamaan

​​​M.S. Student in De Wolf group

Warren Duffy, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Organic synthesis, Organic electronics, polymers

Taesoo Kim, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Amassian Group​

Tainan Duan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Beaujuge Group

Shahad Sulaimani

​M.S. Student

Research Interest: Hydrogen production, photocatalysis​, Water treatment, nanofabrication, polymers

Smritakshi Phukan Sarmah, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Shengjian Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Beaujuge Group​

Research Interest: polymer solar cells, Polymer Acceptor, Cathode Interface Material

Seyoung Kee, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Sukumar Dey, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Amassian Group

Research Interest: Scanning tunneling microscopy, Heterostructured organic and inorganic materials

Yasir Alsharif

​​​M.S. Student in Baran Group

Research Interest: smart materials​, polymer engineering, 3D printing, mechanical simulation

Areej Alzahrani

​Ph.D. Student in De Wolf Group

Research Interest: Silicon, Heterojuction, Surface passivation

Sara A. Abbas

​Ph.D. Student

Salman Alsharif

M.S. Student in McCulloch group

Research Interest: Organic synthesis, Organic photovoltaics, non-fullerene electron acceptors

Sarah Al Abdullatif

​​​M.S. Student in McCulloch group

Research Interest: Chemical biology, Organic synthesis, OPVs

Ru-Ze Liang

Ph.D. Graduate from Beaujuge's Group

Research Interest: Device fabrication and analysis, device physics, inorganic synthesis

Raja Shahid Ashraf, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Organic electronics, organic solar cells, organic field effect transistors, conjugated polymers

Rahim Munir

Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian's Group

Research Interest: Nanotechnology, Solar Cells1, material characterization

Riya Bose, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Jingxuan Kang

Ph.D. Student in De Wolf group

Qana A Alsulami

​​Ph.D. Graduate from Mohammed Group

Pei-Ling Ting

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Polymer synthesis, Organic Electrochemical Transistors

Ola S. Habboub

Research Assistant in Amassian Group

Noor Merdad

​Ph.D. Student

Nicola Gasparini, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Muhammad Rizwan Khan Niazi

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Organic electronics, photovoltaics1, material characterization

Yuanbao Lin

​​​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Research Interest: ​printed method, doctor blading, self-assembly interface layer, large-area and flexible structure

Ameen Shahid, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch group

Research Interest: ​environmental catalysis, materials synthesis, materials characterization

Manas Parida, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Muhammad Sajjad, Ph.D.

muhammad.sajjad@kaust.edu.sa

Ming-Chun Tang

​Ph.D. Student

Murali Banavoth, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Maged Abdelsamie

​​Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian Group

Research Interest: Organic Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics, In situ characterization techniques, perovskite solar cells, Thin film formation dynamics

Maha Alamoudi

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: organic solar cells, photophysics, Transient Absorption Spectroscopy1

Lei Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Prof. Laquai Group

Lubna Jamshaid

Lab Assistant in Amassian Group

Kai -Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interest: Organic solar cell, OLED, OFET, Organic electronics

Khulud Almasabi

​M.S. Student

Jingya Sun, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Ionela-Daniela Carja, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Beaujuge Group

Hang Xu

Ph.D. Student

Hanlin Hu

Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian Group

Hoang Dang, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interest: Energy storage, battery, material science, electrochemistry

Guy Olivier Ngongang Ndjawa

Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian Group

Gumanah Habis

Business Administrator

Federico Cruciani

​​Ph.D. Graduate from Prof.Beaujuge's group

Research Interest: polymer, solar cell, optoelectronics

Erkki Alarousu, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy, Carrier dynamics

Dounya Barrit

​Ph.D. Student

Chun Ma

​​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Research Interest: hybrid perovskites, optoelectronics

Ahmad Rasa Kirmani

Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian Group

Ahmed Mansour, Ph.D.

Operations Engineer​

Ali Han, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Alberto Scaccabarozzi, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos group

Research Interest: polymers, organice semiconductors, electronics, bioelectronics, semiconductors, photovoltaics

Annisa Fitri

Administrative Assistant

Archana Bora

​Communications Coordinator

Alexandra F. Paterson, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Ahmed Balawi

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Organic photovoltaics, ultrafast laser spectroscopy

Balaji Purushothaman, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Calvyn Howells, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch group

Research Interest: Water splitting, ​Solar cells, sensors

Eloise Bihar, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Joel R. Troughton, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in Baran Group

Mindaugas Kirkus, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Prashant Kumar, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interest: Structure Property relationship, Metal Chalcogenides, Photovoltaic, Energy storage/transport device

Rajendar Sheelamanthula, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Xingxing Chen, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Research Interest: orgainc optoelectronic materials, polymer solar cells, solar energy

Yuliar Firdaus, Ph.D

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group​

Research Interest: small molecule acceptor, polymer, quantum dot, photophysics, solar cell device, charge transport

Michele De Bastiani, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in De Wolf Group

Research Interest: photovoltaics, hybrid perovskites, materials science and engineering​

Rawad Hallani, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in McCulloch group

Research Interest: ​Organic semiconductors, Organic synthesis, Organic photovoltaics

Dalia Al Nakdali, Ph.D.

Research Support Staff in Laquai Group

Emmanuel Van Kerschaver

​Operations Engineer