Members

Group Leader

phillipsnewphotoJamie D. Phillips
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs, ECE Division
EECS Department, University of Michigan
2405 EECS Bldg, 1301 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
jphilli@umich.edu


Current Members

Minhyung Ahn
Ph.D. Student
Wide-Bandgap Materials for Power Electronics

Justin Easley
Ph.D. Student
Infrared Detector Materials

Eun Song Moon
Ph.D. Student
Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting for mm-Scale Systems

Martin Scherr
Ph.D. Student
Sub-Wavelength Dielectric Gratings for Infrared Imaging Technologies

Graduate Alumni


Alan Teran
Ph.D. Student
Spectrum-Dependent Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting


Jimmy Chen
Ph.D. Applied Physics, 2015
ZnTeO and Oxygen Doped II-VI Ternary Alloys for Intermediate Band Solar Cells


Justin Foley
Ph.D. Applied Physics, 2014
Subwavelength Dielectric Grating-based Broadband Reflectors and Narrowband Transmission Filters


Connor Field
M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2014
Quantum Dots for Next-Generation Solar Cells


Jinyoung Hwang
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2012
Engineered type-II heterostructures for high efficiency solar cell applications


Adrian Bayraktaroglu
M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2012
Ferroelectric thin film electronics


Bor-Chau Juang
M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2012
Optical properties of next-generation solar cell materials


Jeffrey Siddiqui
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2012 
Investigation of Electrical Instabilities and Interface Change in Zn0 Thin-Film Transistors


Anne Itsuno
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2012 
Bandgap-Engineering HgCdTe Infrared Detector Structures for Reduced Cooling Requirements


Wille Bowen
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2010
Thin Film Electronics Based on ZnO and ZnO/MgZnO Heterojunctions


Albert Shihchun Lin
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2010
Modeling of Solar Cell Efficiency Improvement Using Optical Gratings and Intermediate Absorption Band


Weiming Wang
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2009
Intermediate Band Solar Cells Based on ZnTeO


Emine Çağin
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2009 
Integration of Functional Oxides With The Semiconductor Zinc Oxide


Pierre-Yves Emelie
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2009
HgCdTe Auger-Suppressed Infrared Detectors Under Non-Equilibrium Operation


Ding-Yuan Chen
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2006
Ferroelectric Thin Films for Microwave and Photonics Applications


Kaveh Moazzami
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2006
Characterization of Optoelectronic Properties of HgCdTe and ZnO II-VI Semiconductors for Infrared & Ultraviolet Detector Applications


Tim Murphy
M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2005
Epitaxial growth of ZnO by plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy

Past Undergraduate Researchers

Year
Member
Contributions
2015

Cristina Guillen
NNIN REU Program

Parylene Infiltration in GaAs Nanowires
2015

Marshall Versteeg
UM Energy Institute UROP Program

Femtosecond Laser-Induced Doping of SiC
2015

Nick Folz
Undergraduate Directed Study

Infrared Absorption in Glucose
2015

Ian Raber
RISE Program

Indoor Photovoltaic Characterization
2014-2015
Joeson Wong
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting From Indoor Lighting
2014

Arthur Bowman
NNIN REU Program

Infrared Filtering Via Sub-Wavelength Gratings for Hyperspectral Imaging
2013

Jiazhen Zheng
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Photoluminescence of ZnTeO
2013

Kevin Nguy
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Photoluminescence of Wide Bandgap II-VI Materials
2013

Amy Chiang
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Admittance spectroscopy of solar cell materials
2012

Katherine Nygren
NNIN REU Program

Infrared Sub-Wavelength Gratings for Infrared Detectors
2011

Connor Field
SURE Program (U-M)

Chemical Bath Deposition of ZnS Thin Films
2010-2011

Tanya Das
Undergraduate research assistant

Modeling of the influence of dislocation in HgCdTe infrared detectors
2011

Michael Tulman
Undergraduate research assistant

Modeling of integrated optical elements for infrared imaging
2010
Scott Bakkila
NNIN REU Program
Ferroelectric Thin Films for Reconfigurable RF Electronics in Next Generation Wireless Communications
2009
Du Nguyen
NNIN REU Program
Atomic layer deposition of high-k dielectrics for thin film transistors
2008
Mike McCormick
Undergraduate research assistant 
Modeling of wire grid polarizers, DBRs, and Fabry-Perot cavities for infrared detectors
2007
David Maxwell 
Undergraduate research assistant
Pulsed laser deposition of vanadium oxide
2005-2006
Patrick Chan
Undergraduate research assistant 
Pulsed laser deposition of ZnO and ferroelectric oxide thin films
2006
George Cramer 
NNIN REU Program
ZnO thin film transistors
2005
Vinay Alexander
Undergraduate research  assistant
Pulsed laser deposition of ferroelectric thin films, currently graduate student at University of Michigan
2005
Song-Liang Chua
Undergraduate directed study 
Pulsed laser deposition of ferroelectric thin films and electronic characterization of ZnO
2004-2005
William Luong
UROP Program
Pulsed laser deposition of ferroelectric thin films
2004

Nicole Staszkiewicz
NNIN REU Program

ZnO nanostructures via pulsed laser deposition
2004
Joe Blaszczak
Graduate student research assistant
Characterization of ZnO materials and electrical contacts
2003-2004

Jeremy Tolbert
UROP Progam

C-V measurements for optoelectronic semiconductor materials characterization
2003-2004

Sameer Walavalkar
Undergraduate researcher assistant

Epitaxial growth simulation, bandstructure calculation
2002
DaHan Liao
 Undergraduate research assistant
Optical Properties of HgCdTe