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The Shankar Research Group


Prof. Ravi Shankar Meenakshisundaram

Ph.D. Purdue University, 2006

M. S. Purdue University, 2002

B. Tech. Indian Institute of Technology - Chennai, 2000

Dr. Shanoob Balachandran

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (2015 - present)

Dr. Amir Skandani

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (2014 - present)

Dr. Arul Clement

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (2014 - present)

Dr. Da-Wei Lee

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (2014 - present)

Dr. Jayanta Phadikar

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (2014 - present)

Shan Gong

Graduate Student Researcher (2013 - present)


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Former Members

Marzyeh Moradi

Graduate Student Researcher (2011 - 2015)

Sepideh Abolghasem

Graduate Student Researcher (2009 - 2015)

Dr. Sourav Chatterjee

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (2013 - 2014)

Saurabh Basu

Graduate Student Researcher (2009 - 2014)

Dr. Saradi Koneru

Post-Doctoral Research Associate  (2011 - 2012)

SBM Atlantia, Houston, TX

Dr. Shashank Shekhar

Post-Doctoral Research Associate  (2008 - 2011)

Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur, India

Jiazhao Cai

Graduate Student Researcher (2007 - 2011)

Prof. Jie Wang

Visiting Scholar (2008 - 2009)

Professor of Mechanical Engineering,

Sichuan University, China

Prof. Tarek El-Ashram

Visiting Scholar (2009 - 2009)

Associate Professor of Physics,

Suez Canal University, Egypt