Members

Principal Investigator

Prof. Yaroslava (Yara) G. Yingling

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Ph.D. Materials, Pennsylvania State University, 2002
B.S.(University Diploma) Computer Science and Engineering, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Russia, 1996

Phone: 
1(919) 513 2624
Emailyara_yingling@ncsu.edu
Office3028B Engineering Building I, 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
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Research Staff

Prof. Abhishek Singh

Research Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, NC State University, 2012
M.S. Packaging, Michigan State University, 2007
M. Tech. Polymer Science and Tech, IIT Delhi, India, 2004
B.Tech. Petrochemicals, Aligarh Muslim University, India, 2002
Email:asingh7@ncsu.edu

Dr. Albert Kwansa

Research Associate

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2013
Email: alkwansa@ncsu.edu

Graduate Students

Thomas (Tad) Deaton

Graduate Student

B.S., West Virginia Wesleyan College, 2004
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, East Carolina University, 2012
M.NE., North Carolina State University, 2014
Email: tadeaton@ncsu.edu

Matthew Manning

Graduate Student

M.S. Secondary Education and Teaching, Clemson University, 2011
B.S. Bioengineering, Clemson University, 2010
Email: mdmannin@ncsu.edu

Thomas Oweida

Graduate Student

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2017
Email: tjoweida@ncsu.edu

Akhlak Ul Mahmood

Graduate Student

B.S. Physics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2016
Email: amahmoo3@ncsu.edu

Sergei Rigin

Graduate Student

M.S. Applied Chemistry, New Mexico Highlands University, 2019
M.S. Laser Technologies and Instrumentation, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2018
B.S. Laser Technologies and Instrumentation, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016
Email: srigin@ncsu.edu

Sabila Kader Pinky

Graduate Student

M.S. Materials Science, Missouri State University, 2019
B.S. Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh, 2014
Email: spinky@ncsu.edu

SK Naimul Haque

Graduate Student

M.S. Information System and Security Management, Tuskegee University, Alabama, 2020
B.S. Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh, 2012
Email: shaque3@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Merve Fedai

Justin Williams

Jonathan Wendrock

Ibrahim Ahmad

Tiernan Baucom

Visitors

10/2018 Haolong Xue; Jiangnan University, China
10/2017 Prof. Kristin D. Krantzman, College of Charleston, SC
08/2015 Dr. Barry L. Farmer


ALUMNI

Postdoctoral Associates:

08/2012-present Dr. Ho Shin Kim, Ph.D. 2017 from NCSU; now a Postdoctoral Fellow at PNNL
9/2015-8/2016 Dr. Sanket Deshmukh, PhD 2010 from UDublin; now an Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech.
12/2012-9/2015 Dr. Rakhee Pani, PhD 2012 from NCSU; now an Instructor at Clemson University
7/2013-7/2015 Dr. Jung-Goo Lee, PhD 1985 from University of Texas; now in Korea
1/2013-7/2013 Dr. Sergei Y. Ponomarev; now a High Performance Systems Integrator at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA
10/2007-11/2008 Dr. Andrey Semychaevsky; now an Associate Professor at Lincoln University, PA
1/2009-12/2009 Dr. Stacy Snyder; now an Application/Development Engineer at Morgan Advanced Materials, PA.

Graduate Students:

08/2014-07/2019 (Ph.D. 06/2019) Yuxin Xie, B.S. Central South University, 2013, now Data Scientist at AXB Bio
08/2014-03/2019 (Ph.D. 03/2019) James Peerless, B.S. Northeastern University 2012 (WRRI and SEAS NRT Fellowships), now Data Analyst at Citrine Informatics
08/2012-06/2017 (Ph.D. 06/2017) Jessica Nash, B. S. UNC-CH 2012, (NSF Fellowship, 2013-2016), now a Software Scientist at MolSSI
08/2012-06/2017 (Ph.D. 06/2017) Ho Shin Kim, M. S. Inha University, 2012 (ACS graduate Research Award); now a Postdoctoral Fellow at PNNL
08/2011-05/2016 (Ph.D. 05/2016) Nan K. Li, M. S. Jillin University, 2011 (ACS, MRS, AIChE graduate student research awards); now a Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley
01/2009- 05/2013 (Ph.D. 05/2013) Latsavongsakda Sethaphong, B. A. Harvard University, M. S. Vanderbilt University, 2008; now Systems Engineer at Rackspace Inc, TX
08/2009- 10/2012 (Ph.D. 12/2012) Rakhee Pani, M. S. Indian Institute of Technology, 2008; now Instructor/Lecturer at Clemson University, SC.
01/2008- 6/2012 (Ph.D. 8/2012) Abhishek Singh, M. S. Michigan State University, 2007; now at NCSU
01/2011- 05/2012 (M.A. 2012) Hamed Eksiri, M.A. Materials Science and Engineering; now a Development Engineer at Wet Clutch, OH
Visiting Graduate Students:
03/2013-04/2014 Doyoung Eom, Inha University, Korea
Research Assistant:
2018-2020 Nina Milliken, MSE, NCSU
08/2016-05/2017 Kudiyar Orazymbetov; now Data Scientist at Blue Cross Blue Shield, NC
05/2009-04/2010 Ganesh Krishnan; now an Engineer at FormFactor, San Francisco, CA

Undergraduate students:
2019-2020 Johnny Donald, MSE, NCSU
2018-2019 Branden Hawkins, MSE, NCSU
2017-2018 Devin Junkins, MSE, NCSU
2018 REU Amani Reed, UNC-CH
2016-2018 Lukas Harries, Biochemistry, Vassar College
2016-2017 John Johnson, Chemistry, NCSU
2016-2017 Nathan Brown, Chemistry, NCSU, now graduate student at NCSU
2016-2017 Graham Gatwood, Engineering, NCSU
2015-2017 Thomas Oweida, MSE, NCSU, now graduate student at NCSU
2015-2017 Benjamin Peterson, MSE, NCSU, now graduate student at Penn State University
2016 REU Leo Sutter, Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
2013-2016 William H. Fuss, Computer Science and MSE, NCSU, now at Broadband Inc.
2014-2016 Danielle Stallings, MSE, NCSU
2015- 2016 Graham Bowers, AROSPACE, NCSU
2015 Lauryn Flynn, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU
2014 William Therriault, REU student from Durham Tech Community College
2013-2014 Sabrina Huang, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU, now PhD student at Purdue University
2014 REU Micheal Tarver, REU student from Texas State University, now graduate student at Ohio State
2013 Daniel Richter, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU
2013-2014 Tasha Tucker, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NCSU
2013 REU Jeremy Loffredo, Engineering Program, University of Virginia, VA
2013 REU Trisha Dupnock, Chemistry Department, Clarkson University, NY, now PhD student at Duke University
2012-2013 Joshua Amick, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NCSU
2011-2012 Joshua McKenney, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU
2012 REU Ramyata Upmaka, Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, now PhD student at Rutgers University
2011-2012 Michael Williams, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU
2010-2011 Benjamin Bond, Nuclear Engineering, NCSU
2010-2011 Andrew Veasey, Biochemistry, NCSU
2009-2011 Andy Vargas, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU; now PhD student at UC Berkley
2007-2010 Ashley Marlowe, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU
2009-2010 Evan Keresi, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU
2008-2010 Garik Sadovy, Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU
2010 Habtom Amde, Chemical Engineering, NCSU