Alumni

Research Scientists and Postdoctoral Researchers
Dr. Jia Niu 2017 Assistant Professor at Boston College – Chestnut Hill, MA
Dr. Jinwen Yu

2017 R&D Manager, Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI)
Dr. Andrew Csordas 2017 Staff Scientist, University of Caifornia, Santa Barbara
Dr. Xiaoyuan (Sandra) Hu 2017
Dr. Gurpreet Sekhon 2016
Dr. Hao Qu 2015 Associate Professor of Food Science and Engineering at Hefei University of Technology (HFUT) – Hefei, Anhui, China
Dr. Seung Soo Oh 2015 Assistant Professor of Materials Science at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) – Pohang, South Korea
Dr. Jinpeng (JP) Wang 2014 CTO, Aptitude Medical Systems – Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Allen Yang 2013 Scientist, Thor Labs – Newton, New Jersey
Dr. Brian Scott Ferguson 2013 CEO, Aptitude Medical Systems – Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Qiang (Jackson) Gong 2013 COO, Aptitude Medical Systems – Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Jackie Alva 2012 Research Associate, UCLA School of Medicine
Dr. Anders Olson 2012 Research Scientist, University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Li Xiao 2011 Assistant Professor, Florida International University
Dr. Jean-Luc Fraikin 2011 Research Associate, University of Colorado, Boulder
Dr. Stijn Deborggraeve 2011 Institute of Tropical Medicine – Antwerp, Belgium
Dr. Jian Yuan (YJ) Dai 2011 Florida International University, Miami
Dr. Yun Kyung Jung 2009 Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Yanli Liu 2009 Sandia Nation Laboratories – Livermore, CA
Dr. Xinhui Lou 2008 Associate Professor of Chemistry, Capital Normal University – Bejing, China
Dr. Aren Gerdon 2008 Assistant Professor fo Chemsirty, Emmanuel College – Boston, MA
Dr. James Swensen 2007 Research Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory – Richland, WA
Dr. Liz Pavlovic 2007 Scientist, Allergan Medical – Goleta, CA
Dr. Nawa Keerthi 2007 Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University
Dr. Eric Lagally 2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of British Columbia
Dr. Yanting Zhang 2006 Senior Engineer, Cynvenio Biosystems LLC – Westlake Village, CA
Dr. Sang-Ho Lee 2006 KITECH National Lab, Korea
Dr. Phillip Tavernier 2004 Technical Staff, Intel Corporation – Beaverton, OR
Doctoral Students – Click on a name to view dissertation or abstract.
Dr. Michael Gotrik 2017
Dr. Faye Fong 2017
Dr. Peter Mage 2015 Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University
Dr. Faye Walker 2015
Dr. Jinpeng (JP) Wang 2013 CTO, Aptitude Medical Systems – Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Seung Soo Oh 2012 Assistant Professor of Materials Science at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) – Pohang, South Korea
Dr. Kareem Ahmad 2012 Scientist, Illumina – La Jolla, CA
Dr. Kuangwen Hsieh 2012 Whitaker International Scholar, Taiwan
Dr. Brian Scott Ferguson 2011 CEO, Aptitude Medican Systems – Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Jonathan Adams 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lusanne, Switzerland
Dr. Unyoung Kim 2009 Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Santa Clara University – Santa Clara, CA
Dr. Jiangrong (Karen) Qian 2008 Technical Staff Member, IMEC Belgium – Leuven, Belgium
Master’s Students
Ms. Lian Viel 2007 Business Analytics Assocate Consultant, ZS Associates
Mr. Amarendra Singh 2006 Blackrock Investments – New York, NY
Mr. Paul Banicevic 2005 Aerospace Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, VA
Technicians and Visting Students
Mr. Ki Sung Park 2015 PhD Candidate, Korea University
Mr. Ola Jakobsson 2014 PhD Candidate, Lund University
Mr. Forrest McClellan 2013 Harvard Law, Massachusetts
Ms. Emily Gruber 2013 University of Waterloo – Toronto, Canada
Ms. Nupur Maheshwari 2013 Research Engineer at Smarter Alloys
Mr. David Hoggarth 2012 University of Waterloo – Toronto, Canada
Ki Soo Park 2012 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Ms. Mayra Perez 2011 University of California, Santa Barbara
Mr. Steve Buchsbaum 2009 PhH Candidate, University of California, Irvine
Mr. Kory Plakos 2009 PhD Candidate, University of Oregon, Eugene
Visiting Professors
Professor Seung Pil Pack 2016 Korea University – Seoul, South Korea
Professor Craig Simmons 2012 University of Toronto – Toronto, Canada
Professor Hyun Gyu Park 2012 Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) – Seoul, South Korea
Professor Henrick Bruus 2011 Technical Universty of Denmark – Copenhagen, Denmark