Berkeley Lab

Gao Liu

Gao Liu is the Group Leader of the Applied Energy Materials Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He serves as the UEC’s Safety representative.

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Voting now open for 2020 election

Vote now in the 2020 election for three new UEC members. See the Election Ballot to view the candidates and cast your vote. Voting ends December 18.

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Chenhui Zhu

Chenhui Zhu received his Ph.D. in Physics in 2009 from the University of Colorado in Boulder (Prof. N. A. Clark). He did his postdoctoral research at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago (Dr. Hoydoo You). He then joined the Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2013 as Project Scientist, got promoted to Research Scientist, […]

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Madeline Van Winkle

Madeline is a graduate student at U.C. Berkeley, working with Dr. Kwabena Bediako. Her research is focused on using four-dimensional scanning transmission electron microscopy (4D-STEM) and other TEM techniques to study twisted two-dimensional materials. She has been a user at the Molecular Foundry since 2019.

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David Bell

David Bell is a Professor of Applied Physics in the Practice of Electron Microscopy at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He is the lead for the Imaging and Analysis facility at Harvard University’s Center for Nanoscale Systems.

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Arkadeep Kumar

Arkadeep Kumar is a Research Scientist at Applied Materials Research and Development Center at Santa Clara, USA. He currently works on nano-scale manufacturing of state-of-the-art semiconductors pushing the limits of materials engineering. Prior to Applied Materials, he was an ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute)-Rosenfeld Postdoctoral Fellow at  Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) and University of California Berkeley (UCB). He conducted research […]

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Gozde Barim

Gözde Barim is a postdoctoral fellow at Berkeley Lab. Her work focuses on the development of functional materials for energy applications. In 2018, Gözde obtained her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California. Prior to doctoral studies, she received her M.S. and B.S. degrees in Chemistry from Bilkent University. In 2017, she has […]

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Yi-Hsien Lu

Yi-Hsien Lu is currently a postdoc of the Materials Sciences Division at Berkeley Lab. He received his PhD from National Taiwan University in the Department of Physics. He has been an active user in the Molecular Foundry for several years and his research focuses on the atomic/molecular scale physical and chemical properties at surfaces and interfaces.  […]

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Brooke Kuei

Brooke Kuei graduated with her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State in 2020. Her research interests are in pushing resolution limits of electron microscopy for beam sensitive materials. She has been a user of the Foundry since 2016. Brooke recently started a new position as a research chemist at PPG Industries, where […]

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Cheryl Tajon

Dr. Cheryl Tajon leads chemistry development at Trilo Therapeutics. She earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the University of California, San Francisco, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship in the Biological Nanostructures Facility at the Molecular Foundry.  Her past research has focused on the technological development of nanoparticle sensors, as well as targeted inhibitors […]

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