Pinshane Y. Huang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She also holds appointments in the Materials Research Laboratory and Beckman Institute at UIUC. Pinshane holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell University, as well as a B.A, in Physics from Carleton College. Her awards include a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the William Nichols Findley Award for Exceptional Research from Cornell University, and conference awards from the Microscopy Society of America, American Ceramics Society, and Microbeam Analysis Society. Her research has been featured in National Geographic, BusinessWeek, CBS News, Discover Magazine, and the Guinness Book of World Records.
Blanka Janicek is a PhD student in the MatSE department. Blanka holds a BA in Chemistry from Barnard College. Blanka's research is on characterizing emergent properties at interfaces in 2D heterostructures and devices.
Yinchuan Lv is a PhD student in the Physics department. Yinchuan holds a BS in Physics from UC Berkeley.
Shunya Namiki is a sophomore in the MatSE department. His research is on the growth and characterization of 2D materials.
Tejas Idate is a freshman in the MatSE department. His research is on the growth and characterization of 2D materials.
Daniel Vaz is a sophomore in the MatSE department. He works on theoretical simulations and image analysis for STEM imaging.