Viewing Alumni - Research and National Labs

April 30, 2018

Dr. Adele Tamboli

Dr. Tamboli is a staff scientist at National Renewable Energy Laboratory and a Research Assistant Professor of Physics at Colorado School of Mines. She was a postdoc in the Atwater group from 2009-2011.

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August 26, 2014

Dr. Raymond Weitekamp

Dr. Weitekamp received his PhD in Chemistry from Caltech in 2014. He is a Principal Investigator with Cyclotron Road at Lawrence Berkeley National Labs and the founder and CEO of polySpectra.

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July 26, 2014

Kelsey Whitesell Horowitz

Kelsey received her M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 2014. She is a Techno-Economic Analyst, Clean Energy Technologies at National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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July 26, 2014

Dr. Maggie Taylor

Dr. Taylor received her PhD in Materials Science in 1998. She is currently on staff at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

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July 26, 2014

Dr. Shouleh Nikzad

Dr. Nikzad was a postdoc in the Atwater group from 1990-1992. She is a Senior Research Scientist and Lead for UV/Optical/NIR Adv. Detectors and Systems at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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July 26, 2014

Dr. Andrew Leenheer

Dr. Leenheer received his PhD in Materials Science in 2013. He is a Microelectronics Engineer at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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July 26, 2014

Dr. Seokmin Jeon

Dr. Jeon received his PhD in Chemistry in 2013. He is now on a National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.

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July 26, 2014

Dr. John Hartman

Dr. Hartman was a postdoctoral scholar in the Atwater group from 1997-1999. He is currently on staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.

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July 26, 2014

Dr. Jonathan Grandidier

Dr. Grandidier is a research technologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In 2019, he joined the Space Solar Power Project at Caltech as a Visiting Associate. He was also a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Atwater group from 2010-2013.

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July 26, 2014

Dr. Eyal Feigenbaum

Dr. Feigenbaum is a research scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He was a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Atwater group from 2008-2011.

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July 22, 2014

Dr. Michael Deceglie

Dr. Deceglie received his PhD in Applied Physics in 2013. He is currently a solar photovoltaic researcher focused on reliability and performance analytics at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

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June 11, 2014

Dr. Carrie Hofmann

Dr. Hofmann is the Assistant Director of the Liquid Sunlight Alliance (LiSA). She is the former Assistant Director of the LMI-EFRC at Caltech. She received her Ph.D. in Materials Science from Caltech with a thesis entitled “Optics at the Nanoscale: Light Emission in Plasmonic Nanocavities” in 2010. She also received her M.S. in Materials Science […]

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June 11, 2014

Dr. Emily Kosten

Dr. Kosten received her Ph.D. in Physics in 2014. Her Ph.D. research in the Atwater group focused on optical design and the thermodynamic limits of solar cell efficiency. Upon her completion at Caltech, she joined the technical staff of MIT Lincoln Laboratory.

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May 8, 2014

Dr. Chris Chen

Dr. Chen received his PhD in Materials Science in 2016. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar at Berkeley Labs.

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