Research group

Current members as of April 2019.

Graduate students

  • Edward Kramkowski, Nanomechanics of nanoconfined liquids
  • Gobin Acharya, AFM and Neutron diffraction studies of water and ethanol at graphene oxide surfaces
  • Ramesh Tripathi, Quantifying receptor activity on live cancer cells using AFM

Undergraduate students

  • Kaitlyn Clark, Mechanics of insect wings with Prof. Popadic (Biological Sciences)
  • Sara Ellias, Barber Research Program Summer 2019
  • Urvashi Thongam, Barber Research Program Summer 2019

Former members

  • George Matei, Ph.D., Nanoconfined Liquids
  • Shivprasad Patil, Post-doc, now Associate Professor at IISER, Pune, India
  • Mircea Pantea, Post-doc, University of Windsor
  • Essa Mayyas, Ph.D., Single-molecule AFM of biomolecules
  • Shah Khan, Ph.D., Nanconfined Liquids, Assistant Professor at University of Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Venkatesh Subba-Rao, Ph.D., nanoconfined liquids and diffusion of nanoparticles
  • Anwesha Sarkar, Ph.D., Single-molecule AFM of biomolecules, now Postdoc, Iowa State University
  • Hang Dong, M.A.
  • Rumana Yaqub, M.A.
  • Bo Zhao, M.A.
  • Ning Wen, M.A.
  • David Wilson, M.A.
  • Michael Giangrande, Ph.D., sabbatical guest researcher
  • Atay Tanulku
  • Steve Karrer
  • Lindsay Runyan
  • Omaima Bokhari
  • Jason Esmacher
  • Peter Ochs
  • John Mathews
  • Horea Calimente
  • Jiayin (Jen) Dong
  • Muhammad Amin
  • Nick Faucher
  • Kareem Elhage
  • Deven Misra