Current Team

Dr. Zohreh Nemati

Dr. Zohreh Nemati

Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Hometown: Esfahan, Iran

Undergrad Education: B.S. Physics, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Grad Education: PhD in Applied Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

M.Sc. in Applied Physics, University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Iran

Current Research: Magnetic nanowires for biomedical applications

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Daniel Shore

Phd. Candidate

Department of Chemical Engineering

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Undergrad Education: B.S. Chemical Engineering, Troy, NY

Grad Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering UMN

Current Research: Iron and Nickel magnetic nanowires for MRI contrast agents, hyperthermia, cell separation and tissue engineering

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Prabesh Dulal

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

Hometown:   Kathmandu, Nepal
Undergrad Education: B.A in Physics, Coe College, Iowa.
Current Research:
  • Photonics: Development of novel terbium iron garnet optical isolators for non-reciprocal photonics
  • Plasmonics: Study of the deformation of gold nanostructures for plasmonic applications
 

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Matthew Hein

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Hometown: Califonia
Undergrad Education:  B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Current Research: In situ deposition of magnetostrictive FeGa alloys in nanowire for MEMS and microfluidics sensors, as well as in thin films for torque sensors

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Karthik Srinivasan

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Hometown:   Chennai, TN, India
Undergrad Education: B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India.
Current Research: Fabrication and characterization of Magneto-Optical Isolators (MOI) using garnets

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Joseph UM

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

Hometown: Seoul, Korea
Undergrad Education:  Seoul National Technical University, Seoul Korea
Current Research: Applying high-frequency characterization of magnetic nanowires to biomedical applications, for example nanobarcodes for cellular assays
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Tom Gage

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

Hometown: Rochester, NY
Undergrad Education:  B.S. in Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin- Madison 
Current Research:
  • Crystallization: Study of amorphous to crystalline transition of thin garnet films for applications in integrated photonics
  • Microscopy: Time resolved TEM characterization of irreversible processes in thin films

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Lauren Otto

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Hometown: Hutchinson, MN
Undergrad Education: B.S. Physics, B.A. Mathematics, Bethel University
Current Research: Improving the fabrication and usage of plasmonic structures with synthetic metals

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Dr. Ibro Tabakovic

Senior Researcher

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Hometown: Bosnia
Undergrad Education:  Coming Soon
Grad Education:  Coming Soon
Current Research: Electrochemistry of novel alloys for plasmonics and magnetic nanowires
 
Undergraduate Student
College of Science and Engineering
Hometown:   Maple Grove, Minnesota
Current Research:
  • Distributed GPU accelerated computational micromagnetics for large magnetic nanostructures.
  • Roll to roll processing techniques for high-volume AAO template production
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