Principal Investigator

Prof. Sanghamitra Neogi

Education
Ph.D., Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Pennsylvania State University, 2011
M.Sc., Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 2002
B.Sc., Physics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 2000
Professional Experience
Assistant Professor, Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences,
University of Colorado Boulder, 2015-Present
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research,
Mainz, Germany, 2011-2015

Email: sanghamitra.neogi@colorado.edu
Office: Engineering Center, ECAE 155
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Research Associates

Dr. Vitaly Proshchenko

Previous School:
University of Wyoming (Ph.D. in Physics, 2016)
Research Interests:
Ionized gas cluster beam formation for material processing; Magnetic properties of quadrupole lenses for elementary particle accelerators; Computational methods in solid state materials and quantum dots sensitized solar cells.
Current Project:
Thermoelectric properties of superlattices with disordered interfaces
Hobbies:
Snowboarding, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, climbing.

Email: vitaly.proshchenko@colorado.edu
Office: Engineering Center, ECAE 166

Artem Pimachev

Previous School:
University of Wyoming (Ph.D. in Physics, 2018)
Research Interests:
Computational solid state physics: Novel materials design with DFT for biomedicine and renewable energy; Tunable electronic and magnetic properties of 2D and 3D materials through controlled substituents and defect configurations.
Current Project:
Statistical learning of thermoelectric properties of superlattices with various defect and interface configurations.
Hobbies:
Climbing the 14ers, Kayaking, Teaching, Learning natural and programming languages.

Email: artem.pimachev@colorado.edu
Office: Engineering Center, ECAE 166

Graduate Students

Tyler Sterling (Ph.D. Candidate, Materials Science and Engineering Program)

Previous School:
Texas State University (B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering, Minor in Applied Mathematics)
Research Interests:
Phonon transport across materials interfaces, heat management in spacecraft
Hobbies:
My hobbies include trail running, back packing, reading (non-fiction), welding, and crafting with my hands.

Email: tyler.sterling@colorado.edu
Office: Engineering Center, ECAE 166

Manoj Settipalli (Ph.D. Candidate, Aerospace Engineering Sciences)

Previous School:
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (M. Tech & B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering)
Research Interests:
Electron & Phonon transport, Electron-Phonon Interactions, Materials for Space & Energy Applications, Quantum Materials.
Hobbies:
I love to sing (Contemporary & Semi-Classical Indian, Western) and to play the guitar (Finger-style acoustic, Flamenco). I also enjoy playing Volleyball and Cricket and exploring mountains (hiking, skiing, etc.).

Email: manoj.settipalli@colorado.edu
Office: Engineering Center, ECAE 166

Undergraduate Students

Paul Salame (B.S. Student, Mechanical Engineering Major with Computer Science Minor, Class of 2019)

Research Interests:
Materials for Space and Energy Applications, Heat Transfer and Management.
Current Project:
Heat Transfer at Interfaces of Thermoelectric Materials
Hobbies:
I love to play piano, play tennis, go hiking, and spend time with friends.

Email: paul.salame@colorado.edu

Quentin Moore (B.S. Student, Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Class of 2019)

Research Interests:
Modern Physics, Astrodynamics and Molecular Dynamics
Current Project:
Nano-Engineering Phonon Guide Via Local Surfaces Resonance
Hobbies:
Skiing, Soccer, Mountain Biking, Climbing, and Drawing

Email: quentin.moore@colorado.edu

Jason Herron (B.S. Student, Chemical Engineering Major with Space Minor, Class of 2020)

Research Interests:
Studying chemical properties, Computational Analysis, modeling atomic interactions, and application to real world systems.
Current Project:
Interface Engineering to Control Heat Transfer in Semiconductor Devices
Hobbies:
Whenever I'm not studying or working, I love climbing, hiking, going on road trips, and playing with computers/electronics.

Email: Jason.Herron@colorado.edu

Alumni

Dr. Pratik Dholabhai (Postdoctoral Research Associate)

Lee Huynh (B.S./M.S. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences, 2018)

Tanya Schulz (B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2017)

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