People

Principal Investigator

Xiaolin Zheng

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Download CV, Contact (xlzheng at stanford.edu)

Biography: Professor Zheng received her Ph.D. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University (2006), B.S. in Thermal Engineering from Tsinghua University (2000). Prior to joining Stanford in 2007, Professor Zheng did her postdoctoral work in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University. Professor Zheng is a member of MRS, ACS and combustion institute. Professor Zheng received the TR35 Award from the MIT Technology Review (2013), one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers by the Foreign Policy Magazine (2013), 3M Nontenured Faculty Grant Award (2013), the Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE) from the white house (2009), Young Investigator Awards from the ONR (2008), DARPA (2008), Terman Fellowship from Stanford (2007), and Bernard Lewis Fellowship from the Combustion Institute (2004).

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Venkata Sharat Parimi

Ph.D
Pennsylvania State University / Mechanical Engineering
Adviser
Prof. Richard A. Yetter and Prof. Srinivas A. Tadigadapa
Project
Combustion analysis of silicon based nanostructured energetic materials
Research Interests
Synthesis and combustion analysis of nanoscale/nanostructured energetic materials for on-chip energetics
Hobbies
Photography and reading
Email
vsparimi at stanford.edu

Graduate Students

Jiheng Zhao

Year Entered
2013
Home Department
Mechanical Engineering
Project
N/A
Undergrad School
Shandong University
Undergrad Major
Energy Engineering
Hobbies
Hiking, Basketball, Ping pong
Email
jiheng at stanford.edu

Sidi Huang

Year Entered
2014
Home Department
Chemical Engineering
Project
Ignition Properties of Porous Silicon
Undergrad School
University of Southern California
Undergrad Major
Chemical Engineering
Hobbies
Cycling
Email
sidihuan at stanford.edu

Sangwook Park

Year Entered
2015
Home Department
Mechanical Engineering
Project
N/A
Undergrad School
Korea University
Undergrad Major
Mechanical Engineering
Hobbies
Swimming, Travel
Email
swpark88 at stanford.edu

Xinjian Shi

Year Entered
2015
Home Department
Mechanical Engineering
Project
N/A
Undergrad School
Shandong University
Undergrad Major
Chemistry
Hobbies
Badminton, Animation
Email
shilx at stanford.edu

Visiting Scholar

Dr. Jung Kyu Kim

Ph.D
Sungkyunkwan University / Nano Science and Technology;
Adviser
Prof. Jong Hyeok Park
Project
N/A
Research Interests
Nano-structured light harvesting devices including organic and inorganic optoelectronics with efficient energy conversion
Hobbies
Taekwondo martial arts and watching movie
Email
legkim at stanford.edu

Alumni Members

Ph.D. Graduates

NamePositionGraduation YearThesis Title
Dr. Lili Cai Postdoc, Prof. Yi Cui group 2016 Flame Synthesis and Doping of Metal Oxide Nanowires and Their Application in Solar Water Splitting
Dr. Yuma Ohkura Product Engineer, Lam Research 2013 Synthesis and Optical Ignition of Aluminum and Silicon-based Nanoengineered Reactive Materials
Dr. Chi Hwan Lee Assistant Professor at Purdue University 2013 Transfer Printing Methods For Fabricating Thin-Film Electronics On Nonconventional Substrates
Dr. Jeffrey Weisse Manager at Alphabet Energy 2013 Fabrication and characterization of vertical silicon nanowire arrays: A promising building block for thermoelectric devices
Dr. Pratap M. Rao Assistant Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2013 Flame Synthesis and Applications of Metal Oxide Nanowires
Dr. Yunzhe Feng Process Engineer at Applied Materials 2012 One-dimensional (1-D) Nanostructured Metal Oxides for Catalytic Oxidation of Hydrocarbons
Dr. Dong Rip Kim Assistant Professor at Hanyang University (Korea) 2011 Characterization and Optimization of Silicon Nanowires for Biosensing and Photovoltaic Applications

Postdoc Alumni

Name Current Position
Dr. Hong Li Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. In Sun Cho Assistant Professor, Ajou University, South Korea
Dr. Hyun Soo Han Visiting Scholar, Stanford University

M.S. Alumni

Name Current Position Graduation Year
Runlai Luo Kinestral Technology       2014
Andrew Liu Applied Materials       2009
Charles Avila Toyota       2008

Previous Visitors

Name Current Position
Prof. Jong Hyeok Park Professor, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), South Korea
Dr. Minjie Zhou Research Fellow, University of Science and Technology of China
Dr. Sung Hoon Ahn Postdoc Fellow, UT Austin