Principal Investigator

Joshua M. O. Zide

Professor and Chair of Materials Science and Engineering 

Professor (by courtesy) of Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara

201 Dupont Hall

phone:   302-831-3244

fax:        302-931-4545

Google Scholar Page

Curriculum Vitae (PDF) (as of March 2023)

Graduate Students

Wilder Acuna Gonzalez

B.Ch.E. Universidad Industrial de Santander (Colombia)

Nazifa Tasnim Arony

M.Sc. Bilkent University (Turkey)

James Bork

B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College

Collin Maurtua

(Co-advised with C. Chakraborty)

B.S. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Mrudul Parasnis

B.Tech. College of Engineering Pune

Prashant Ramesh

(Co-advised with M. Doty)

B.S./M.S. University of Pennsylvania

Undergraduate Students

Group Alumni


Yujun Zhong, Ph.D. (2013)

Now at Facebook (Big Data/Data Analysis)

 Pernell Dongmo, Ph.D. (2015)

Now at IBM

 Cory Bomberger, PhD. (2016)

Now at Ion Storage Systems

 Matthew Lewis, PhD. (2018)

Now at TA Instruments

 Eric Chen, PhD. (2018) (jointly advised with M. Doty)

Now at Intel Corp.

 Jing Zhang, PhD. (2018)

Now at Intel Corp. (China)

 Bo Tew, PhD. (2019)

Now at Intel Corp.

 Yuejing (Crystal) Wang, PhD. (2020) (jointly with S. Law)

Now at Veeco, Inc.

Lauren McCabe, PhD (2022)

Now at Yale University


Laura (Cassels) Clinger, Now at Dupont

John Petropoulos, Now at Facebook

Charles Ameyaw (join with Doty)

Bachelors After graduation

Peter Attia, B.Ch.E., grad school at Stanford

Thomas Cristiani, B.Ch.E., grad school at UCSB

Ana Haddad, B.Ch.E., ExxonMobil

Kelsi Skeens, B.Ch.E., grad school at UMass Amherst

Chelsea Shockey, B.Ch.E., Dupont

Kevin Bichoupan, B.Ch.E., Deloitte

Charles Jabbour, B. Ch. E., ExxonMobil

Zachary LaDuca, B. Ch. E., grad school at U. Wisconsin

Angel Gordon, BMSE grad school at University of Delaware

Group Reunion on Zoom: May 2020

Group Reunion