Current Group Members

Brett Helms

Dr. Brett A. Helms

Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Fellow - Technische Universiteit, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (2006-2007)

Ph.D. in Chemistry - University of California, Berkeley (2006)

B.S. in Chemistry - Harvey Mudd College (2000)

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Jeremy Demarteau

Dr. Jeremy Demarteau

Project Scientist

Postdoctoral Fellow - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2020–2021)

Postdoctoral Fellow - POLYMAT, San Sebastian, Spain (2018–2020)

Ph.D. in Chemistry - University of Liege - Belgium (2017)

B.S. in Chemistry - University of Liege - Belgium (2011)

Dongmin Kim

Dr. Dongmin Kim

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering - Seoul National University (2021)

MS. in Energy Engineering - Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (2016)

B.S. in Green Energy Engineering - Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (2014)

Gan Chen

Dr. Gan Chen

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering - Stanford Univeristy (2021)

M.S. in Chemistry - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2016)

B.S. in Chemistry - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2013)

Jingsong Yuan

Dr. Jingsong Yuan

Postdoctoral Associate

Postdoctoral Fellow - Boston College (2019–2022)

Ph.D. in Chemistry - Peking University (2019)

B.S. in Chemistry - Peking University (2014)

Kaushik Dey

Dr. Kaushik Dey

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Chemistry - IISER Kolkata, India (2021)

M.S. in Chemistry - IIT Kanpur, India (2015)

B.S. in Chemistry - University of North Bengal, India (2013)

Mutian Hua

Dr. Mutian Hua

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering - University of California, Los Angeles (2021)

B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering - Beijing Institute of Technology (2016)

Sarah Gleeson

Dr. Sarah Gleeson

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering - Drexel University (2020)

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering - Case Western Reserve University (2013)

Youngmin Ko

Dr. Youngmin Ko

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering - Seoul National University (2021)

B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering - Seoul National University (2016)

Mike Baird

Mike Baird

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry

B.S. in Chemistry - UC Riverside (2016)

Pawan Khanal

Pawan Khanal

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Materials Science and Engineering

B.S. in Physics and Mathematics - Troy University (2020)

Brett Allen

Brett Allen

Undergraduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering
Francesca Ball

Francesca Ball

Undergraduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering

Group Alumni

Postdoctoral Associates

Jiwoong Bae

Dr. Jiwoong Bae

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Hanyang University
Kevin Whitham

Dr. Kevin Whitham

Postdoctoral Associate
Zi Wang

Dr. Zi Wang

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at ZS
Rafal Dziedzic

Dr. Rafal Dziedzic

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at QuantumScape
Jingbo Zhao

Dr. Jingbo Zhao

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at First Solar
Sung-Ju Cho

Dr. Sung-Ju Cho

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Enevate
Jiajun Yan

Dr. Jiajun Yan

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at ShanghaiTech University
Ran Tao

Dr. Ran Tao

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at QuantumScape
Hai (Peter) Wang

Dr. Hai (Peter) Wang

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Dow Chemical Company
Junhua Song

Dr. Junhua Song

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at 24M
Ankit Agrawal

Dr. Ankit Agrawal

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at QuantumScape
Peter Christensen

Dr. Peter Christensen

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at FLO
Jinsoo Kim

Dr. Jinsoo Kim

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)
Arthur White

Dr. Arthur White

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at California State University, Monterey Bay
Mark Abubekerov

Dr. Mark Abubekerov

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Intel
Michael Plews

Dr. Michael Plews

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at QuantumScape
Swagat Sahu

Dr. Swagat Sahu

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Amgen
Chengyin Fu

Dr. Chengyin Fu

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Swiss Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and Technology
Wenqian Feng

Dr. Wenqian Feng

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Sichuan University
Miles Braten

Dr. Miles Braten

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently a part time instructor at Cal Poly

Dr. Karol Miszta

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Nanoco Technologies
Longjun Li

Dr. Longjun Li

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Clearist
Lin Ma

Dr. Lin Ma

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Apple Inc.
Lorenzo Maserati

Dr. Lorenzo Maserati

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently a Postdoctoral Associate in the Molecular Foundry Nanofabrication Facility
Ashleigh Ward

Dr. Ashleigh Ward

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Sila Nanotechnologies
Peter Frischmann

Dr. Peter Frischmann

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently co-founder of Sepion Technologies, Inc.
LinkedIn
Laura Gerber

Dr. Laura Gerber

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Sila Nanotechnologies
Evelyn Rosen

Dr. Evelyn L. Rosen

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Andrew Wills

Dr. Andrew Wills

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Solaria
April M. Sawvel

Dr. April M. Sawvel

Postdoctoral Associate (co-advised with Dr. Delia Milliron)
Currently at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Georgeta Masson

Dr. Georgeta Masson

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Chevron Oronite
Aaron Albers

Dr. Aaron E. Albers

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at IDEAYA Biosciences
Rami Hourani

Dr. Rami Hourani

Postdoctoral Associate (co-advised with Prof. Ting Xu)
Currently at Applied Materials
Sang-Min Park

Dr. Sang-Min Park

Postdoctoral Associate (co-advised with Deirdre Olynick)
Currently at Seagate

Doctoral Students

Miranda Baran

Dr. Miranda Baran

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry

Stephen Meckler

Dr. Stephen Meckler

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Currently a Member of Research Staff at PARC
Teresa Williams

Dr. Teresa E. Williams

Principal Scientific Engineering Associate and Graduate Student – Applied Science and Technology
Currently a AAAS Policy Fellow
Sean Doris

Dr. Sean E. Doris

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Currently a Member of Research Staff at PARC
Changyi Li

Dr. Changyi Li

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering

Visiting Scholars

Zachary Fink

Zachary Fink

Visiting Scholar from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Polymer Science and Engineering
Aeri Gosselin

Aeri Gosselin

Visiting Scholar from University of Delaware
Layla Ge

Layla Ge

Visting Master's Student from the Technical University of Munich, currently an intern at Apple
Changfei He

Changfei He

Ph.D. Student Currently at Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Mark Carrington

Mark Carrington

B.S. in Chemical Engineering - Stanford University (2017)
Vincent Voet

Vincent S. D. Voet

Master's Student Currently at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
Rob van der Weegen

Rob van der Weegen

Master's Student Currently at Technische Universiteit, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Martijn Tichelaar

Martijn Tichelaar

Master's Student Currently at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
Niels Meereboer

Niels Meereboer

Master's Student Currently at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands

Master's and Undergraduate Students

Christopher Chan

Christopher Chan

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Benjamin Cousineau

Benjamin Cousineau

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Junwei Zhang

Junwei Zhang

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Environmental Engineering
Jacob Zamojc

Jacob Zamojc

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering
Andres Mariano

Andres Mariano

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Alexander Zapata

Alexander Zapata

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering
Chloe Dieu

Nhung (Chloe) Dieu

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering
Hana Komine

Hana Komine

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemistry

BLUR 2019

Rebecca Walde

Rebecca Walde

Undergraduate - Georgia Institute of Technology, Chemistry

SULI 2019

Andrew Ells

Andrew Ells

Undergraduate - Washington University in St Louis, Chemical Engineering & Systems Engineering

SULI 2018

Lindsey Bear

Lindsey Bear

Undergraduate - Western Washington University, Energy Policy and Management

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF)

Kathryn Loeffler

Kathryn Loeffler

Undergraduate - University of Texas at Austin, currently an Associate Engineer at Merck

Summer Intern 2017

Karthik Mayilvahanan

Karthik Mayilvahanan

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering Currently a Graduate Student at Columbia University
Amos Indranada

Amos Indranada

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley
Currently an Assistant Research Scientist at Lilac Solutions, Inc.
Angelique Scheuermann

Angelique Scheuermann

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Currently a Graduate Student at the University of California, Santa Barbara
Muna Saber

Muna Saber

Undergraduate, SULI Intern
Currently a Graduate Student at the University of California, Santa Barbara
Steve Robinson

Steve Robinson

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley
Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering
Currently an Engineer at General Motors
Ziyi Zhang

Ziyi Zhang

Undergraduate – UC Berkeley
Currently a Graduate Student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
Andrea Bayles

Andrea R. Bayles

Master's Student
Elise Goldfine

Elise Goldfine

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2015)
Currently at Northwestern University, Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Program
Don Huynh

Don Huynh

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2015)
Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering
Leanne Friedrich

Leanne Friedrich

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2014)
Currently at UC Santa Barbara, Materials Science Graduate Program
PJ Santos

PJ Santos

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2014)
Currently at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Materials Science Graduate Program
Erica Tsai

Erica Tsai

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2014)
Currently at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemistry Graduate Program, Buchwald Group
Rory Runser

Rory Runser

Undergraduate
James Burstein

James Burstein

Undergraduate
John P. Lawrence

John P. Lawrence

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2013)
Currently at Stanford University
Ethan Rosenberg

Ethan Rosenberg

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2013)
Currently at University of California, Los Angeles
Michael Kaiser

Michael Kaiser

Undergraduate
Bradley Williams

Bradley Williams

Undergraduate
SULI Intern
Christina Chang

Christina M. Chang

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2012)
Currently at Harvard University
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Dev Chahal

Dev S. Chahal

Undergraduate
Currently at UCLA Medical School
Harvind Chahal

Harvind S. Chahal

Undergraduate
Currently at Stanford Medical School
Patrick McBride

Patrick M. McBride

Undergraduate
Currently at UC Santa Barbara, Materials Science Graduate Program
Jeffrey Ting

Jeffrey M. Ting

Undergraduate
Currently at University of Minnesota, NSF Chemistry Graduate Fellow
Emma Rudié

Emma N. Rudié

Undergraduate
Currently at Yale, Biostatistics Graduate Program
Lina Zhu

Lina Zhu

Undergraduate
Currently at Kinestral
Mark Bailey

Mark J. Bailey

Undergraduate
Currently at Mount Sinai Hospital, M.D./Ph.D. Program
Jennifer Duong

Jennifer T. Duong

Undergraduate
Currently at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University