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2021 Group Photo: (First row: Natalie, Elifnaz, Mengjing, Alyssa, Maria, Judy. Second row: J.R., Hanshi, Jin, Pengzi, David, Jamie, Josh)

JUDY J. CHA

Professor of Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Cornell University

Bard 227

judy.cha@cornell.edu

POSTDOCS

Mengjing Wang

Jamie Hart

Mehrdad KianiMehrdad Kiani

Gangtae Jin

GRADUATE STUDENTS

David Hynek

Serrae Reed-Lingenfelter

Shiyu (Alyssa) Xu

Natalie Williams

Saif Siddique

Quynh Sam

ALUMNI

POSTDOCS

Hyeuk Jin Han (2019 – 2022 | assistant professor @ Sungshin Women’s University, Korea)
Milad Yarali (2018 – 2020 | @ Apple)
Sajad Yazdani (2018 – 2020 | @ ASML)
Yu Zhou (2015 – 2017 | professor @ Central South University, China)
Piranavan Kumaravadivel (2015 – 2017 | research associate @ U of Manchester)
Yeonwoong Eric Jung (2013 – 2015| associate professor @ U of Central Florida)
Jie Shen (2013 – 2015 | associate professor @ Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

PhD STUDENTS

Joshua V. Pondick (2016 – 2022 | @ Ambri)
– “The electrochemistry of two-dimensional materials and their heterostructures for energy applications”
Pengzi Liu (2015 – 2022 | @ ZS Associates)
– “Synthesis and transport properties of topological crystalline insulator”
John M. Woods (2014 – 2020 | postdoc @ CUNY)
– “Magnetic and low-dissipation applications of WTe2 at limited dimensions”
Yujun Terry Xie (2014 – 2019 | will start as assistant professor @ Shanghai Jiao Tong U, China in 2023)
– “In situ TEM study of crystallization dynamics in glassy nanomaterials”

UNDERGRAD STUDENTS

Maria Bambrick-Santoyo (Yale AP, 2021-2022)
Elifnaz Onder (Yale ME, 2021 Summer)
J.R. Stauff (Yale ME, 2021 Summer)
Matthew Kegley (Yale Physics, 2018 Fall – 2019 Spring)
Evan Haas (Yale ME, 2018 Fall)
Julia Wei (Yale Physics, 2017-2018)
Yerin Kim (Yale Physics, 2016-2017)
Grace Pan (Yale Physics, 2015-2017)
Iwona Chalus (Yale ME, 2015 Fall)

Visiting students

Grace Matthews (NCSU, REU, 2018 Summer)
Savvannah Downing (Iowa State University, REU, 2017 Summer)
Jie Xing (Sichuan University, visiting PhD, 2016-2017)
Tianyu Li (Nankai University, visiting undergrad, 2016-2017)
Daniel Vajner (Freie Universitat Berlin, DAAD German academic exchange program, 2016 Summer)
Emile Motta de Castro (Columbia U, REU, 2016 Summer)