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Principal Investigator:
Prof. Alberto Salleo | asalleo@
Professor Salleo recieved his Laurea degree in Chemistry from the University of Rome (Italy) in 1994. He received his M.S. (1998) and Ph.D. (2001) in Materials Science from UC Berkeley investigating optical breakdown in fused silica. He spent 5 years at the Palo Alto Research Center as a postdoc and then a member of the research staff in the Electronic Materials Laboratory before joining the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University in 2005.

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Visiting Scholars:
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Dr. Gregorio Couto Faria | gcfaria@gmail.com
Gregorio received his M.S. degree in applied physics in 2007, from University of Sao Paulo, and Ph.D. (2011) from Technische Universitat Darmstadt and University of Sao Paulo (Dual Diploma Agreement). Since 2013 he has held a position as assistant professor at University of Sao Paulo. Currently he is a visiting scholar in the department of materials science and engineering at Stanford. His research interests include charge transport phenomena and spectroscopy in semiconducting organic materials. In his free time he enjoys jogging, watching movies and travelling.

Postdoctoral Scholars:
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Dr. Yoeri van de Burgt | yvdburgt@
Yoeri graduated with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands and received his PhD degree at the same university on laser-assisted chemical vapor deposition of carbon nanotubes. He briefly worked at a high-tech start-up company in Switzerland and is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford. His research interests include laser transfer of GaAs thin films on arbitrary substrates and ultrafast laser processing. In his free time he enjoys traveling, reading, swimming and hiking.
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Dr. Onur Parlak | parlak@
Onur received his PhD degree in Bioelectronics from the Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre at Linköping University-Sweden in September 2015. Previously, he was a research scholar at the Biomimetic Sensor Science Lab at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received his master's and bachelor's degrees in Chemistry from Izmir Institute of Technology in Izmir, Turkey in 2011 and 2009. At Stanford, he works on interfacing biological materials with electronics, specifically fabricating organic electrochemical transistors for printed and wearable biosensor devices. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, skiing, windsurfing and spending time with family. To find more about Onur, visit: parlakresearch.com/

Graduate Students:
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Michael Wisser| mwisser@
Michael received his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University in 2011 and is currently pursuing his PhD in the same field at Stanford. His research is focused on upconverting materials in the context of alternative energy applications. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing and watching soccer and volleyball.
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Zhengrong Shang| zshang@
Zhengrong received her B.S. in Materials Physics from University of Science and Technology Beijing in 2012 and is currently a graduate student in the Materials Science and Engineering department at Stanford. She is interested in studying how microstructures and morphology of thin film polymeric semiconductors influence their electrical properties. She enjoys cooking, reading and hopes to learn piano and tennis.
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Jesus Guardado| jesusog@
Jesus graduated from MIT in 2011 with his B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, and is currently a graduate student in the Materials Science & Engineering department at Stanford. His research interests include structure-property relationships in organic semiconductors, tuning of microstructure, and interfacial science. He enjoys spending time with family, reading, and playing soccer.
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Annabel Chew| archew@
Annabel graduated from Columbia University in 2013 with a B.S in Materials Science & Engineering, and is currently a graduate student in the same field at Stanford. Her research interests include charge transport and trapping in organic electronics. When not in the lab, she enjoys music, traveling and good food.
David Hanifi | dhanifi@
David graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 with a B.S. in Chemistry, and is currently a PhD student in the Chemistry Department. He is currently studying the inorganic/organic interface of hybrid nanocrystal thin films and their optoelectronic properties. In his spare time he enjoys bread baking, swimming, spelunking and fixing old road bikes.
Yaakov Tuchman | ytuchman@
Yaakov graduated from Yeshiva University in 2014 with a BA in Physics, and is currently a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. His research includes studying the charging and discharging of mixed ionic/electronic conductors while working on a more complete model of the behavior of organic electrochemical transistors. When he isn’t busy working, Yaakov enjoys spending time with his family, reading, cooking, and hiking around the west coast.
Scott Keene | stkeene@
Scott graduated from University of Washington in 2015 with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering and Nanotechnology and Molecular Engineering, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University. His research includes studying biological-electronic interfaces for biosensing and biomimetic devices. Interests outside of the lab include skateboarding, yoga, watching old movies, and cooking.
Camila Cendra-Guinassi | ccendra@
Camila graduated from the Technical University of Madrid in 2013 with a B.S. in Materials Engineering, and is currently a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University. She is currently studying novel materials for organic electrochemical transistors. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, reading science fiction, and tasting new food when and when not travelling.
Jennie Yang | jenniey@
Jennie is an undergrad in Stanford's Class of 2019. She is currently part of the Salleo group as an REU student during the summer of 2016, and her work concerns the intersection of science with art. Her pastimes include wandering around art museums, playing the viola in orchestra, and cooking on the rare occasions when she's in a real kitchen.
Luke Balhorn | lbalhorn@
Luke graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2015 with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, and is currently a Ph.D. student in the same field at Stanford. His research focuses on charge transport in organic semiconductors. Outside the lab, Luke enjoys strategy games, guitar and hiking.
Michelle Solomon | mlsolomon@
Michelle graduated from Boston College in 2015 with a B.S. in Physics and is a graduate student in Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford. Her current research focuses on studying optical and electrical properties of plasmonic upconverting materials. In her free time she likes skiing, swimming, generally being outside, and helping other people cook.
 
Past group members are listed in our Alumni section.
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October 4, 2015