People

Current Laboratory Members

Solomon Adjei II

Solomon Adjei II

Major: Chemistry
Project: Boron terminated diamond
Training: Inert atmosphere glovebox, Schlenk line and X-ray Absorption (SLAC)
Lab Tenure: June 2017-Current

Nedah Basravi

 Neah Basravi

Major: Biomed. Engineering
Project: Fluorescence enhancement of NV Centers
Training: Chemical synthesis, DLS and DRIFTS
Lab Tenure: August 2018-Current

Tsz (Megan) Cheung

Megan Cheung

Major: Chemistry
Project: Amine terminated diamond
Training: Inert atmosphere glovebox, Schlenk line and DRIFTS
Lab Tenure: August 2018-Current

Camilla Hanson (Student Athlete)

Camilla Hanson

Major: Biomed. Engineering
Project: Fluorescence enhancement of NV Centers
Training: Chemical synthesis, DLS and DRIFTS
Lab Tenure: August 2018-Current

Daniel Labunsky

Daniel Labunsky

 Major: Chemistry
Project: Boron terminated diamond
Training: Inert atmosphere glovebox, Schlenk line and X-ray Absorption (SLAC)
Lab Tenure: August 2018-Current

Karen Lopez (RISE Scholar)

Karen Lopez

Major: Biomed. Engineering
Project: Fluorescence enhancement of NV Centers and Silica on NDs
Training: Chemical synthesis, DLS and DRIFTS
Lab Tenure: August 2017-Current

Cynthia Melendrez (MARC/RISE Scholar, DOE SULI Fellow AVS Award and SSCL Fellow)

Cynthia Melendrez

Major: Chem. Engineering
Project: Amine terminated diamond
Training: X-ray absorption, inert atmosphere glovebox, schlenk line techniques and DRIFTS
Lab Tenure: May 2017-Current

Grad School: (Stanford-expected)

Ilias Mylonakos

Ilias Mylonakos

Major: Mat. Engineering
Project: Photoelectrochemical water splitting (Metal Oxides)
Training: Scanning Confocal Microscopy, materials synthesis and PEC techniques
Lab Tenure: August 2018-Current

Ashley Oh

Ashley Oh

Major: Mat. Engineering
Project: Photoelectrochemical water splitting (Metal Oxides)
Training: Materials synthesis and PEC techniques
Lab Tenure: August 2018-Current

Crystal Pereira

Crystal P

Major: Mat. Engineering
Project: Photoelectrochemical water splitting (Metal Oxides)
Training: Scanning Confocal Microscopy, materials synthesis and PEC techniques
Lab Tenure: August 2017-Current

Grace Jean-Pierre (MARC Scholar)

Grace Jeanpieere_CCHavezMajor: Electrical Engineering
Project: Nitrogen vacancy center diamond
Training: High resolution scanning electron microscopy (The Molceular Foundry)
Lab Tenure: September 2015-present

Grad School: (Berkeley-expected) MARC Scholar

 

 

 

Davida Simpson (MARC SCholar)

Davida Simpson

 Major: Biology
Project: Fluorescence enhancement of NV Centers and Silica on NDs
Training: Chemical synthesis, DLS and DRIFTS
Lab Tenure: August 2018-Current

Tyanna Supreme (Student Athlete)

Ty Supreme

 Major: Forensic Science
Project: Boron Chemistry on Nanodiamond Surfaces
Training: Inert atmsophere techniques (Schlenk Line and Glovebox), DRIFTS and X-Ray Absorption/Emission Spectroscopy
Lab Tenure: August 2018-Current

Jocelyn Valenzuela (MARC Scholar)

Jocelyn Valenzuela

Major: Chem. Engineering
Project: Amine terminated diamond
Training: X-ray absorption, inert atmosphere glovebox, schlenk line techniques and DRIFTS
Lab Tenure: May 2017-Current

Grad School: (Harvard-expected)

Pomai Yamaguchi (RISE Scholar and SSCL Fellow)

Pomai Y

Major: Chem. Engineering
Project: Silica coated nanodiamond and cell labelling
Training: Chemical synthesis, DRIFTS and X-ray absorption
Lab Tenure: May 2017-2018

 

Former Laboratory Members

Tony Tung Nguyen

Tony Tung

 Major: Chemistry
Project: Photoelectrochemical water splitting (Metal Oxides)
Training: X-ray absorption, materials synthesis and PEC techniques
Lab Tenure: August 2015-2018

Grad School: Pharmacy School

Andres Arreola (McNair and LSAMP Scholar)

Andres Arreola

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Project: Nitrogen vacancy center diamond
Training: High resolution transmission electron microscopy (The Molecular Foundry)
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2018

Anida Len

Anida LenMajor: Biomedical Engineering
Project: Nitrogen vacancy center diamond
Training: Synthesis and characterization
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2017

 

 

 

 

Perla Jasmine Sandoval (RISE and MARC Scholar)

Jasmine SandovalMajor: Chemistry
Project: Nitrogen vacancy center diamond
Training: Synthesis and ultrafast spectroscopy
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2018

Grad School: UC San Diego

 

 

Jesse Hnatek

Jesse HnatekMajor: Chemistry
Project: Nitrogen vacancy center diamond
Training: Air-free synthesis and NMR spectroscopy
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2018

 

 

Polo Tran

Polo Tran reducedMajor: Mechanical Engineering
Project: Nitrogen vacancy center diamond
Training: Gas-phase chemistry and X-ray spectroscopy
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2017

 

 

Michael Leroy

Michael Leroy reducedMajor: Chemistry, M.S.
Project: IV-VI Semiconductor photophysics and organo-metallic chemistry
Training: Air-free synthesis and X-ray spectroscopy
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2018

Grad School: University of Oregon

 


Melissa Gonzalez

Melissa Gonzalez_reducedMajor: Chemistry
Project: SiO2 based chemistry
Training: Colliodal chemistry and high resolution scanning electron microscopy
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2017

Grad School: University of Oregon

 

 

Trenton Edwards

Trenton Edwards reducedMajor: Industrial Design
Project: Perovskite thin film chemistry for photovoltaics
Training: Thin film deposition and device fabrication
Lab Tenure: September 2016-2017

 

 

Alejandro Hernandez

Alex Hernandez reducedMajor: Chemistry
Project: NV Diamond Chemistry
Training: Gas phase chemistry and surface analysis techniques
Lab Tenure: September 2016-2017

 

 

Carlos Amaral

Carlos AmaralMajor: Engineering
Project: PbI3 Perovskite thin film
Training: Thin film deposition and surface analysis techniques
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2017

 

 

Elena Favre

Elena FavreMajor: Biology
Project: NV Diamond Chemistry
Training: Gas phase chemistry and surface analysis techniques
Lab Tenure: September 2015-2017