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ram seshadri group: current members

graduate students
Rebecca Vincent (2018–) Battery materials rvincent@ucsb
Kira Wyckoff (2018–) Battery materials kwyckoff@ucsb
Justin Mayer (2019–) Biphasic magnetic intermetallics jmayer@mrl
Emily Morgan (2019–) Halide materials emily_morgan@ucsb
Nelson Moreno (2019–) Topological quantum matter nelsonemoreno@ucsb
Linus Kautzsch (co-advised with Stephen Wilson) (2019–) High-pressure crystal growth kautzsch@ucsb
Aurland Hay (2020–) Topological quantum matter aurland@ucsb
Ashlea Patterson (co-advised with Raphaële Clément) (2020–) Battery materials ashleapatterson@ucsb
Bailey Rhodes (co-advised with Dan Gianola and Irene Beyerlein) (2020–) Magnetism/mechanics couling in materials baileyrhodes@ucsb
Farnaz Kaboudvand (co-advised with Stephen Wilson) (2021–) Magnetic and quantum materials DFT fkaboudvand@ucsb
Alex Bologna (2021–) Battery materials alexjbologna@ucsb
post-doctoral fellows
Dr. Juan Chamorro (2021–) Quantum materials
Dr. Alexandra Brumberg (2022–) Halide materialsemail
Dr. Arava Zohar (2021–) PV and battery materialsaravaz@ucsb
Dr. Anna Kallistova (2021–) Crystallographyemail
Dr. Gregory Kent (2021–) Halide materialsemail
interns and visitors
Gabi Kliegle, UCSB (2017–) Batteries
William Zhang, UCSB (2018–) Batteries

ram seshadri group: former members

graduate students
27. Yuzki Oey (2019-2021) (Thesis) Exponent
26. Samuel Teicher (2017-2021) (Thesis) Microsoft Quantum
25. Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser (2016-2020) (Thesis) Voltaiq
24. Emily Schueller (2016-2020) (Thesis) Northrop Grumman
23. Molleigh Preefer (2015-2020) (Thesis) Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Palo Alto
22. Joshua Bocarsly (2015-2020) (Thesis) Cambridge University (Grey Group) Postdoctoral Fellowship
21. Emily Levin (2015-2020) (Thesis) Hewlett-Packard, San Diego
20. Hayden Evans (2014-2018) (Thesis) NCNR-NIST (NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship)
19. Douglas Fabini (2014-2018) (Thesis) MPI-FkF, Stuttgart
18. Clayton Cozzan (2014-2018) (Thesis) SolAero, Albuquerque
17. Leo Lamontagne (2013-2018) (Thesis) Scout Exchange, Boston
16. Megan Butala (2012-2017) (Thesis) Faculty, University of Florida, MS&E
15. Malinda Buffon (2012-2017) (Thesis) Intel PTD, Hillsborough
14. Jason Douglas (2011-2015) (Thesis) Boeing, Los Angeles
13. Michael Gaultois (2011-2015) (Thesis) University of Liverpool
12. Kristin Denault (2010-2014) (Thesis) Founder and CEO, Fluency Lighting Technology: http://www.fluencylighting.com
11. Moureen Kemei (2010-2014) (Thesis) Intel PTD, Hillsborough
10. Kimberly See (2011-2014) (Thesis) Caltech, Chemistry Faculty
09. Lauren Misch (2009-2014) (Thesis) AbbVie, Chicago
08. Phillip Barton (2009-2013) (Thesis) Lumileds Inc.
07. Nathan George (2009-2013) (Thesis) Regis University, Data Science Faculty
06. Joshua A. Kurzman (2007-2011) (Thesis) Juul Labs, San Francisco
05. Daniel Shoemaker (2006-2010) (Thesis) University of Illinois, Urbana, Faculty of MS&E
04. Brent Melot (2006-2010) (Thesis) University of Southern California, Faculty in Chemistry
03. Katharine Page (2004-2008) (Thesis) Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Staff Scientist
02. Eric Toberer (2002-2006) (Thesis) Colorado School of Mines, Faculty in Physics
01. Aditi Risbud (2001-2005) (Thesis) Communications, College of Engineering, UC Davis
post-docs
Dr. Eve Mozur (2020–2022) Colorado School of Mines, faculty
Dr. Joya Cooley (2018–2020) Cal State Fullerton, faculty
Dr. Pratap Vishnoi (2019–2020) JNCASR, India
Dr. Lingling Mao (2018–2021) SusTech, China
Dr. Dongwook Lee (2018–2020) Hongik University, Korea
Dr. Kartik Pilar (2018–2019) N. Y. State
Dr. Jason Grebenkemper (2016–2018) Fluency Lighting, Santa Barbara
Dr. Geneva Laurita (2015–2017) Bates College, Chemistry faculty
Dr. Vicky Doan-Nguyen (2015–2017) Ohio State University, MSE faculty
Dr. Anna Lehner (2014–2015) Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM, Freiburg
Dr. Jakoah Brgoch (2012-2014) University of Houston, Chemistry faculty
Dr. Alex Birkel (2010-2013) ITICON, GmbH
Dr. Christina Birkel (2010-2013) ASU Molecular Science (faculty)
Won Bin Im (2007-2010) Hanyang University, Korea (faculty)
Serena Corr (2007-2009) University of Sheffield, UK (faculty)
Petra Simoncic (2007-2008) Heptagon Advanced Microoptics, Zürich, Switzerland
Young-Il Kim (2006-2008) Yeongnam University (faculty)
Srinivasa Thimmaiah (2006-2007) Kimberly-Clark
Jun Li (2005-2008) Oregon State
Ombretta Masala (2003-2005) Nanoco Technologies, Manchester, UK
K. Ramesha (2002-2004) CECRI, Chennai, India (senior scientist)
Dr. Taylor Sparks (2012-2013) University of Utah, MS&E faculty
Dave Wolfe (2002-2003) Raytheon
scientist
Dr. Maosheng Miao (2010-2013) Cal State Northridge
visiting graduate students
Roman Pobel (2014) Visiting from the LMU, Munich
Lucie Devys (2012) Visiting from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
Charlotte Vichery (2011) Visiting from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
Amelie Révaux (2009) Visiting from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
Sverre Magnus Selbach (2008) Visiting from NTU, Norway
Nicole Berntsen (2003) Visiting from the University of Mainz
interns and their institutions (at time of interning)
Katheryn Whitehead UCSB
Lily Lee UCSB
Ryan P. Haggerty UCSB
Richard McRoy Sheffield
Abhijeet Joshi UCLA
Rey Honrada Alan Hancock, Santa Maria
Micah Hall U. Kentucky
Lauren Snedeker MTU, Houghton
Christina Borgese UCSB
Christina Schade University of Mainz
Thomas Schladt Uniniversity of Mainz
Peter Allen UCSB
Brent Melot UCSB
Holly Szumila Embry-Riddle Univ.
Ryan Mansergh UC Berkeley
Shemekia Braddock Jackson State
Timo Schüler Uniniversity of Mainz
Ivana Sabaj Abumohor Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Willie Wesley Jackson State
Jennifer E. Drewes UCSB
Madeleine Grossman UCSB
Yoann Fourré Université de Rennes
César Parra Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Stephanie Moffitt UCSB
Lucy Darago UCSB
Brian Paden UCSB
Abby Goldman Mt. Holyoke College
Katharina Förg LMU, Munich
Andrea Knöller Stuttgart
Adam Jaffe Princeton
Xiaolin Hu Mt. Molyoke
Rory Barker Oxford
Verena Schendel Stuttgart
Francisco Contreras Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Bathylle Héry Université de Rennes
Laurianne Lory Université de Rennes
Courtney Doll Ithaca College
Takia Wheat Jackson State
Alasdair Morrison Oxford
Sara Paden UCSB
Laura Koenig UCSB
Sam Yarbro UCSB
Christian Niedermeier Stuttgart
Carolyn Mills UCSB
Chris Ablitt Oxford
Kate Hazelton Oxford
Rachel Beal Northwestern
Zach Glenn Jackson State
Jose Miranda de Carvalho Jr. Sao Paolo
Zhihuan (William) Cheng UCSB
Christopher Borg UCSB
Kathryn Hasz Oberlin (Summer 2013)
Madeline Shortt Mt. Holyoke (Summer 2013)
Jasmine Douglas Jackson State (Summer 2013)
Ina Sorensen Oxford (Summer 2013)
Josef Hazi Oxford (Summer 2013)
Claudia Lermer LMU, Munich (Summer and Fall 2013)
Simon Kloß LMU, Munich (2013)
Huma Yusuf Mount Holyoke
Aditi Krishnapriyan UCSB
Juan C. Castillo UCSB
Steven Cabral UCSB
Nicholas DeCino UCSB
Bethany Lettiere UCSB
Margaret Lumley UCSB
Clare-Alice Hébert UCSB
Demetrious Lloyd UCSB
Claudia Göbel LMU, Munich
Andrew McGuan CalPoly SLO (2015 summer)
Marcus Cohen (June to August 2015) University of Oxford, Materials
Natalie White Jackson State University
Sara Smock UCSB
Brian Barraza UT El Paso
Michael Knight UCSB
Shiri Arnon UCSB
Michael Brady UCSB
Nicholas O'Dea UCSB
Franziska Schroder UCSB
Omar Barreda UT El Paso
Brenda Ontiveros UT El Paso
Minue Perez Cal State Long Beach
Kai Schwennicke UCSB
Shahryar Moraj UCSB
Christina Garcia UCSB
Catrina Wilson UCSB
Dane Brouwer UCSB
Ramsey Issa UCSB
Jessica Andrews UCSB
Mitchell Koerner UCSB
Ali Mahdi UCSB
RET Teachers
Mr. Steven Svoboda Newbury Park High
Mr. Barnaby Dillon Dos Pueblos High, SB
Mr. John Golzalez Adolfo Camarillo, Camarillo
Ms. Keri Santos Vista de las Cruces, Gaviota