Email

spanier [at] drexel.edu

Alumni/ae

Dr Andrew R Akbashev
PhD in Materials Science & Engineering, Drexel University
BS and MS in Materials Science, Moscow State University
Presently Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford

Dustin Andersen
NSF REU participant from Rowan University
PhD, Materials Science & Engineering, RPI
Presently Postdoctoral Research Associate, RPI

Dominic Bruzzese
BS/MS in Materials Science and Engineering
Plant Manager with Praxair, Bethlehem PA
Presently Mechanical Engineer, Applied Energy Systems, Inc., Malvern PA

Jonadan Burger
BS/MS in Materials Science and Engineering

Dr Linyou Cao
MS in Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
Postdoctoral Fellow (Miller Fellow), UC Berkeley
Presently Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University
http://www.mse.ncsu.edu/research/linyou/index

Dr Guannan Chen
PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
BS in Materials Physics, Fudan University
Member of Technical Staff, Office of the CTO, Applied Materials, CA

James Coffey, BS in MSE
Development/Application Engineer, Arkema, PA

Michael Coster, BS/MS in MSE
Manager, Failure Analysis Engineer, Global Foundries, Burlington VT

Robert Crow
BSEE in EE, Drexel University
Hardware Validation Engineering Manager, Apple, Cupertino CA

Kevin Distelhurst
BS/MS in EE, Drexel University
Failure Analysis Engineer, Global Foundries, Burlington VT

Dr Matthias Falmbigl
Former Research Professor, Drexel University
Currently Process Development Engineer, Veeco Inc. NY

Dr Eric M Gallo
PhD in EE, Drexel University
Vice President of Research, Creative Microsystems, Waitsfield, VT

Dr Bora Garipcan
Former visiting PhD student, Drexel University
Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

Dr Richard M Grote
PhD in EE, Columbia University
Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania
Presently Optical Systems Test and Validation Engineer, Rockley Photonics

Dr Zongquan Gu
PhD in EE, Drexel University
Presently Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Fudan University
guzongquan-at-fudan-dot-edu-dot-cn

Jordan Gusdorff
NSF REU Program Participant, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Drexel University
Presently Undergraduate Physics Major at Lafayette College Class of 2020

Dr Christopher Hawley
BA in Physics, Lawrence University
PhD in Materials Science & Engineering
Former Visiting Professor of Physics, Lawrence University
Currently Assistant Professor of Physics, Lafayette College
christopher.j.hawley-at-lawrence-dot-edu

Gabrielle Housel
BS/MS in Materials Science & Engineering, Drexel University
MS, Politecnica di Milano, EAGLES Program Participant
Business Technology Analyst, Deloitte Consulting

Dr Mohammad A Islam
PhD, Applied Physics, Columbia University
Postdoctoral Fellowship at Penn State
Former Postdoctoral Fellow, Drexel University
Currently Associate Professor of Physics
State University of New York, Oswego
mohammad.islam-at-oswego-dot-edu

Dr Stephanie H Johnson
Application scientist for Geotech/Croda Inc.
Visiting Scholar, Dept of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University
Postdoctoral Fellow, US Department of Energy – EERE
Currently Project Manager, Appliance Standards Building Technologies Office U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Rahul S Joseph
BS/MS in Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
Sales Engineer, Markem-Imaje, Ontario, Canada

Shannon Kurtas
BS/MS in EE (with B Taskin)
MS, Computational Finance, CMU
Currently Senior Quant Trader, Elwood Asset Management, London

Lemoda (“Lee”) Laim
BS/MS in Materials Science and Engineering
Presently Solutions Architect, Micron Technologies, Boise, ID

Dr Oren D Leaffer
PhD, Materials Science & Engineering, Drexel University
Software Engineer at Google

Dr Terrence McGuckin
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering
BS in EE, Drexel University
Founder and CEO, ephemeron labs, Philadelphia PA

Bill Nguyen
BS/MS in Materials Science & Engineering, Drexel University
MS, Politecnica di Milano, EAGLES Program Participant
Design Engineer, Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford CT

Dr Stephen S Nonnenmann
PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UMass Amherst
http://mie.umass.edu/faculty/stephen-nonnenmann

Dr J Archibald Peters, former postdoctoral researcher
Research Scientist, Department of MSE, Northwestern University
Assistant Professor of Physics & Engineering Physics, Chicago State University

Dr Adrian Podpirka
former DoE EERE SunShot Postdoctoral Fellow at Drexel
PhD, Materials Science, Harvard University
Presently Researcher, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University

Dr Alessia Polemi
Research and Adjunct Professor, Drexel University
Dr. Ing Degree in Telecommunications Engineering
PhD in Information Engineering- Electromagnetic Fields
University of Siena, Italy
Dr Polemi’s webpage

Andrew Ross
NSF REU participant from Swarthmore College
Software Engineer, Vermonster LLC, Boston

Kevin Siegl
NSF REU participant from North Carolina State Univ.
Currently a PhD student in physics at Notre Dame

Dr Gregory R Soja
PhD, Chemistry, University of Buffalo
Former Postdoctoral Researcher, Drexel University
Presently Associate professor in chemistry at D’Youville College, Buffalo NY

Dr Cristian Staii
Former Former Postdoctoral Researcher, Drexel University
Associate Professor of Physics, Tufts University, Medford MA

Dr Maria Torres
Former Postdoctoral Researcher

Marmik Umrania
REU Program Participant/Undergraduate Research Assistant, Drexel University
Presently Undergraduate Engineering Student, Temple University

Alexandria Will-Cole
BS in Physics, Arizona State University
MS in Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
Presently PhD student at Northeastern University

Brittany (Pattinson) Wong
BS/MS Materials Science & Engineering;
MS, Politecnica di Milano, EAGLES Program Participant
Process Engineer, Portescap

Geoffrey Xiao
BS Materials Science and Engineering
Presently a student and Butler Fellow at Columbia Law School

Dr Feng Yan
Former Postdoctoral Researcher
Development Engineer, First Solar, OH
Presently Assistant Professor, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

Anita Zarksa
MS in Biological Sciences, UCSD
Senior tutor, non-profit programs lead, and training manager for A-List, United Kingdom