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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARS AND RESEARCH SCIENTISTS
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Su Kong Chong is a condensed matter experimentalist who is searching for exotic quantum phenomena existing in topological matters. He is currently working on transport in hybrid topological, magnetic, and superconducting materials at DRL.
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Gang Qiu joined DRL in Jan 2020 as a postdoc researcher. He received his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in Dec. 2019. His current research involves exploring exotic physical phenomena in topological matters as well as designing and implementing novel quantum devices and spintronics.
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Yang joined DRL in July 2021 as a postdoctoral researcher. He received his PhD degree in physics from Ohio State University. His current research focuses on spintronics and topological materials.
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Hung-Yu joined DRL in May 2021 as a postdoctoral researcher. He got his B.S. in Physics from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, and Ph.D. in Physics from Boston College. His research focuses on new phenomena in topological materials, such as Weyl-mediated transport and magnetism, and electron-phonon liquid in Weyl semimetals. He is currently exploring the device functionality of quantum materials.
Tao Qu(Member, IEEE) received a B.S. degree in physics from the University of Technology and Science of China, in 2009, an M.S. degree in electrical engineering, and a Ph.D. degree in physics from the University of Minnesota, in 2013 and 2017, respectively. She held a postdoctoral position with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the University of Minnesota. Her current research interests include magnetics, focusing on the fundamental theory, simulation, and microwave measurement of magnetization materials and dynamics, and their applications in spintronics and microwave/RF engineering.
Kin L. Wong is a research scientist specializing in nano and microfabrication of advanced spintronic devices. His main interest is to develop and fabricate prototypes capable of demonstrating novel physical behavior.
Bingqian Dai is a Ph.D. student at DRL. He received his M.S. degree in electrical engineering from UCLA in 2018. His research interests include topological matters, low-dimensional materials, spintronics
Haoran received my Bachelor’s degree in Material Science & Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2018. During my undergraduate research, his focus is on Spin Hall Magnetoresistance in antiferromagnetic/ heavy metal systems. My future research area might be spintronics and Spin-Orbit Torque.
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Lixuan Tai received a Bachelor’s in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2018 and joined DRL as a Ph.D. student in 2018 Fall. He is currently working on the growth of thin films with molecular beam epitaxy (MBE).
Abdullah is a Ph.D. student in material science and engineering at UCLA. He worked as a research specialist majored in material science and engineering and graduated from KFUPM. He was employed by KACST Joint Center Excellence Program (JCEP) for three years. His research focuses on the design and fabrication of nanomaterials for electronic, optoelectronic, and spintronic devices.
Joined DRL in Fall 2019 as a PhD student in material science and engineering studying at UCLA. Obtained bachelor’s degree in Physics from CSUN. During my undergraduate research I focus on DFT modeling of magnetic thin film materials with spintronic applications. Future studies will be on the fabrication and design of novel magnetic films, specifically for applications in next generation memory devices.
Hanshen Huang is currently a Ph.D. student in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Tianjin University and Master’s degree from UCLA. His research focuses on spin-orbit torque and related topics.
Tianyi Wang joined DRL as a Ph.D. student in 2020 Fall after receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China. He’s currently working on the simulation of skyrmion lattices with antidots.
Ting-Hsun Yang joined DRL as a PhD student in 2021 Fall after receiving his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University. He’s currently working on two-dimensional materials.
Qingyuan Shu joined DRL as a Ph.D. student in 2021 after receiving his Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UCLA. His research interest is in spin dynamics and spintronics-based applications.
Yuxing joined DRL in 2021 as a Ph.D. student in Materials Science and Engineering. She received a B.S. in Physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2018 and an M.S. in Materials Science from Cornell University in 2020. Before coming to DRL, she spent 1 year working as a staff scientist in the PARADIM MBE-ARPES platform at Cornell. Her research focus is MBE growth of topological materials with world-record quality and the epitaxial mechanism for optimizing transport properties and device performances.
Yaochen Li joined DRL as a PhD student in 2022 Fall. He received his Bachelor’s degree in both Physics and Economics from Peking University. His research interests focus on novel phenomena in topological materials.
Samuel joined DRL as a Ph.D. student in 2022. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UCLA. His research interests include light-matter interaction in novel material systems.
Majed is a PhD student with experience in investigating porous nanomaterials, synthesizing and characterizing 2D materials, and researching clean energy applications.
Xiang Dong works on MBE growth and his research interest are topological materials and superconductors.
Anand Johnson joined DRL as a Master’s student in Materials Science and Engineering at UCLA. He received a Bachelor’s degree from the National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NITT). His research focuses on the fabrication of novel Two-Dimensional (2D) materials and their topological quantum effects for nano-electronic device applications.