People

Inano Group

Principal Investigator

  • M. Saif Islam

    M. Saif Islam

    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California

    Address
    3139 Kemper Hall
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616-5294
    Phone
    (530) 754-6732, Lab: (530) 754-2257
    Email
    saif@ece.ucdavis.edu
    Webpage
    http://www.ece.ucdavis.edu/~saif/

Visiting Professors and Scientists

  • Il Hwan Cho

    Assoc. Prof. Il Hwan Cho

    Visiting Professor from Myongji University, Republic of Korea 2014-15

    Phone:
    (530)304-2302
    Email
    ihcho6380@gmail.com

    Research Interest: Device characterization and modeling

Research Scientists and Engineers

  • Dr. Matthew Monari Ombaba

    Dr. Matthew Monari Ombaba

    Polymer Scientist

    • Ph.D. Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry concentration), University of Connecticut, USA, (2009).
    • Bsc. Industrial Chemisty, University Of Nairobi, Kenya (2003).
    Address
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of California Davis
    Phone
    (860) 481-1581
    Email
    mombaba@gmail.com
  • Dr. Inayat

    Dr. Salman B. Inayat

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    • Ph.D. EE, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), 2012
    • MS, EE, University of Texas at Arlington, 2005
    Address
    University of California, Davis
    Integrated Nanodevices and Nanosystems Research Lab
    Phone:
    (203) 812-0804
    Email
    sbinayat@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interest: Nanotechnology enabled renewable energy systems (mass scale to micro power generation for bioimplants, smartfluids), highly maneuverable Si based nanoscalpels, dissolvable nanosystems on stretchable platforms (for enhanced oil recovery, degradable bioimplants).

Graduate Researchers

  • Kazim Gurkan Polat

    Kazim Gurkan Polat

    Graduate Researcher

    • Ph.D Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
    • M.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 2011
    • B.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 2008
    Phone
    (530) 754-5636
    Email
    kgpolat@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interest: Physical gas sensors, nanowire devices, organic electronics, Schottky photodetectors

  • Badriyah Alhalaili

    Badriyah Alhalaili

    Graduate Researcher

    • M.S. Electrical Engineering
    • B.S. Electrical Engineering
    Phone
    (530) 754-2257
    Fax
    (530) 752-8428
    Email
    balhalaili@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interest: Nanomaterial synthesis, nanofabrication, detectors, sensors and photovoltaics

  • Ahmed Mayet (Surrati)

    Ahmed Mayet (Surrati)

    Graduate Researcher

    • M.S. Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
    • B.Sc in Physics, Taibah University, 2008
    Phone
    (571) 332-9045
    Email
    asmayet@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interest: Optoelectronic devices, Solar Cells, Semiconductor Devices, Nanotechnology.

  • Mustafa Coskun

    Mustafa Coskun

    Visiting Researcher from Istanbul Medeniyet University 2014-15

    • M.S. Physics.
    • B.S. Physics.
    Email
    mcoskun@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interest: nanoparticles & nanowire sensors, organic electronics, nanofabrication, semiconductor devices.

  • Anil Shrestha

    Anil Shrestha

    Graduate Researcher

    • M.S. Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
    • B.E. Electrical Engineering, Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2011
    Phone
    (510) 375-8141
    Email
    ashrestha@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interest: Semiconductor devices, nanostructured devices, solar cells.

Undergraduate Researchers

  • Russ Islam

    Russ Islam

    Undergraduate Researcher

    • B.S. Student in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
    Phone
    (916) 509-5041
    Email
    rmislam@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interest: Nanowire fabrication and semiconductor nanowire devices

  • Jacqueline Tran

    Jacqueline Tran

    Undergraduate Researcher

    • B.S. Student in Electrical Engineering, UC Davis
    Phone
    (408) 406-0873
    Email
    jactran@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interests: Nanowire devices, solid-state batteries, sensors, semiconductors.

  • Weitang Liu

    Weitang Liu

    Undergraduate Researcher

    Email
    wetliu@ucdavis.edu

    Research Interest: Nanotechnology, semiconductor and computer.

  • Pai Ge

    Pai Ge

    Visiting Undergraduate Researcher

    Department of Optical Engineering
    Zhejiang University, China

    Email
    pge@ucdavis.edu
  • Tianren Fan

    Tianren Fan

    Visiting Undergraduate Researcher

    Department of Optical Engineering
    Zhejiang University, China

    Email
    trfan@ucdavis.edu
  • Matthew Yee

    Matthew Yee

    Visiting Undergraduate Researcher

    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA)

    Email
    maayee@ucdavis.edu

High School Researchers

    • Leyla Kabuli

      Leyla Kabuli

      High School Researcher

      • Harper Junior High School, 8th Grade

      Research Interest: Nanoengineering, nanotechnology

Past Members

    • Hind Reggad

       Hind Reggad

      Visiting Student Researcher 2014

       

       

    • Mark Triplett

      Mark Triplett

      Ph.D. 2014, Now at Sandia National Labs, CA

       

       

    • Jin Yong Oh

      Jin Yong Oh

      Ph.D. 2014, Now at Intel, Oregon

       

       

    • Dr. Dewyani Janardan Patil

       Dr. Dewyani Janardan Patil

      Postdoctoral Researcher 2013-14

       

       

       

    • Prof. Sadik Bagci

      Prof. Sadik Bagci

      Visiting Prof. from Sakariya University, Turkey 2013-14

       

       

       

    • Rasheek Noor

      Rasheek Noor

      Undergrad Researcher 2013

       

       

    • Hideki Nishimura

      Hideki Nishimura

      Visiting Ph.D. Student from Nara Institute of Science and Technology 2012-13

       

       

       

    • Hiroki Kamitake

      Hiroki Kamitake

      Ph.D. Student, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan.

       

       

    • Ali Qureshi

      Ali Qureshi

      M.S. 2012
      Now with Intel, Beaverton, Oregon.

       

       

    • Heim Kirin Grewal

      Heim Kirin Grewal

      MS 2012, now at HRL Labs, Malibu, CA

       

       

    • Prof. Won-Ju Cho

      Prof. Won-Ju Cho

      Visiting Prof. from Kwangwoon University 2011-13

       

       

    • Takayuki Hasegawa

      Takayuki Hasegawa

      Visiting Scientist, NAIST, Japan, 2011-2012

       

       

    • Aaron Katzenmeyer

      Aaron Katzenmeyer

      Ph.D. 2011, Scientist at NIST, MD

       

       

    • Avinash Nayak

      Avinash Nayak

      MS 2011, Ph.D. Student at UT Austin, TX

       

       

    • Matthew Amis

      Matthew Amis

      Undergraduate Researcher 2010-11, now at Intel Folsom, CA

       

       

    • Rui Li

      Rui Li

      Undergraduate Researcher 2010-11, now at UCLA

       

       

    • Ta-Chu Lin

      Ta-Chu Lin

      Undergraduate Researcher 2010-11

       

       

    • Marion Ore de Boddy

      Marion Ore de Boddy

      Undergraduate Researcher 2009-11

       

       

    • Dr. Emre Yengel

      Dr. Emre Yengel

      Postdoctoral Scholar 2010-11, Assistant Professor, Cankaya University, Turkey

       

       

    • Hakan Karaaǧaç

      Dr. Hakan Karaaǧaç

      Postdoctoral Scholar 2011-12, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey

       

       

    • Loges Veerayah Jayaraman

      Dr. Logeeswaran VJ

      Ph.D. 2010, Postdoctoral Scholar 2011-12, Senior Lead Engineer, Colr Inc.

       

       

    • Mohd Adzir Mahdi

      Mohd Adzir Mahdi, Ph.D.

      Visiting Professor 2011, Universiti Putra Malaysia

       

       

    • Yang Xie

      Yang Xie

      Visiting Undergraduate Student from Zhejiang University, China, 2012

       

       

       

    • Miao Zhang

      Miao Zhang

      Visiting Undergraduate Student from Zhejiang University, China, 2012

       

       

    • Yuqing Xing

      Yuqing Xing

      Undergraduate Student, visitor from Zhejiang University, China, 2011

       

       

    • Yusuke Yasuda

      Yusuke Yasuda

      Graduate Researcher, Visiting PhD Student from Nara Institute of science and technology(NAIST), 2011

       

       

    • Emi Sugimura

      Emi Sugimura

      Graduate Researcher, Visiting PhD Student from Nara Institute of science and technology(NAIST), 2011

       

       

    • Yumi Kawamura

      Yumi Kawamura

      Visiting PhD Student from Nara Institute of science and technology(NAIST), 2011

       

       

    • Lingli Lu

      Lingli Lu

      Graduate Researcher, Visiting PhD Student from Nara Institute of science and technology(NAIST), 2011

       

       

    • Dr. Ja-Yeon Kim

      Dr. Ja-Yeon Kim

      Research Scientist
      Currently with Korea Photonic Technology Institute, 2009-2010

       

       

    • Savas Kaya

      Professor Savas Kaya

      Visiting Professor, Ohio University, OH, 2010

       

       

       

       

    • Dr. Sonia Grego

      Dr. Sonia Grego

      Visiting Research Scientist, Center for Materials and Electronic Technologies, RTI International, NC, USA, 2009

       

       

       

       

    • Hidenori Koketsu

      Hidenori Koketsu

      Visiting Ph.D Student, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) Dept. Materials Science, 2009

       

       

       

       

    • Hong Lingfei

      Hong Lingfei

      CSC Doctoral Fellow, Visiting Graduate Student, China , 2009-2011

       

       

       

       

    • Nicholas Shrake

      Nicholas Shrake

      Currently a graduate student at UC Davis

       

       

       

       

    • Soham Chowdhury

      Soham Chowdhury

      Currently with Tesla Motors

       

       

       

    • Jacquse Wyatt

      Jacquse Wyatt

      9th Grade, Bay Area Technology School

       

       

       

       

    • Said Mentese

      Said Mentese

      9th Grade, Bay Area Technology School

       

       

       

       

    • Shyamal Buch

      Shyamal Buch

      9th Grade

       

       

       

       

    • Hui-Lin Hsu

      Hui-Lin Hsu

      Ph.D Student

       

       

       

       

    • I-Ju Teng

      I-Ju Teng

      Visiting Scientist

       

       

       

       

    • Dr. Ramin Banan Sadeghian

      Dr. Ramin Banan Sadeghian

      Research Scientist, 2009-2010
      Currently with H2scan Corporation

       

       

       

    • Dr. Min-Ki Kwon

      Dr. Min-Ki Kwon

      Research Scientist, 2009-2010
      Assistant Professor at Chosun University, Korea

       

       

       

    • Professor Jong Tae Park

      Professor Jong Tae Park

      Visiting Professor, University of Incheon, Nam-gu, Incheon, South Korea

       

       

       

       

    • Yavuz Bayam

      Yavuz Bayam

      Visiting Graduate Student, Sakarya Univ, Turkey
      Currently Assistant Professor, Gediz University, Turkey

       

       

       

    • Dai Okamoto

      Dai Okamoto

      Visiting Graduate Student (Jan-April 2009), Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan

       

       

       

       

    • Jacob Goodwin

      Jacob Goodwin

      Sandia National Labs

       

       

       

       

    • Eric Lin

      Eric Lin

      Broadcom

       

       

       

       

    • Professor Bayram Tekin

      Professor Bayram Tekin

      Visiting Professor 2007-08 Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

       

       

       

       

    • Feiyang Wu

      Feiyang Wu

      M.S. 2009
      OSIsoft Inc, San Leandro, CA.

       

       

       

    • Christopher Edgar

      Christopher Edgar

      M.S. 2006
      Dryden & LaRue, Inc.

       

       

       

    • Chad Johns

      Chad Johns

      M.S. 2006
      Materials and Process Development Engineer, Cooper Bussmann, CA

       

       

       

    • Han Huilan

      Han Huilan

       

       

       

       

       

    • Ibrahim Kimukin, Ph.D.

      Ibrahim Kimukin, Ph.D.

      Research Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University

       

       

       

       

    • Hiromichi Matsumoto, Ph.D.

      Hiromichi Matsumoto, Ph.D.

      Tohoku University, Japan

       

       

       

       

    • Jeff Wurz

      Jeff Wurz

      Currently with Department of Energy

       

       

       

       

    • Anurag Chaudhry

      Anurag Chaudhry, Ph.D.

      Intel Corporation, OR.

       

       

       

       

    • Akash Anand

      Akash Anand

      Graduate student at UC Davis

       

       

       

       

    • Swapnil Jain

      Swapnil Jain

      Apple

       

       

       

       

    • David van Schravendijk

      David van Schravendijk

      Texas Instrument

       

       

       

       

    • Bokuba Nwengela

      Bokuba Nwengela

      Winner Best Oral Presentation at the California Alliance for Minority Participation Symposium Intel, Folsom, CA

       

       

       

       

    • Byunghun Lee

      Byunghun Lee

      Undergraduate Researcher 2007

       

       

       

       

    • Erin Fong

      Erin Fong

      Graduate student at UC Davis

       

       

       

       

    • Alexander Stameroff

      Alexander Stameroff

      Undergraduate Researcher, 2007-2008

       

       

       

       

    • Jonathan Marrs

      Jonathan Marrs

      Undergraduate Researcher 2007

       

       

       

       

    • Long Do

      Long Do

      Western Digital

       

       

       

       

    • Michael Chen

      Michael Chen

      Graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University

       

       

       

       

    • Natasha Bhat

      Natasha Bhat

      Intel, Santa Clara, CA

       

       

       

       

    • Ravi Karra

      Ravi Karra

      Senior Market Specialist, Calypso Technology

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