Wissam A. Saidi

Principle Investigator

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Dr. Matthew Curnan

Dr. Curnan joined the group in 2016 and is co-advised with Prof. Judith Yang. Dr. Curnan primary research focus is on copper oxidation and catalysis.

Dr. Yongliang Shi (Cliff)

Dr. Shi joined the group in 2017 and is co-advised with Prof. Jin Zhao. Dr. Shi primary research focus is on supported nanoparticles, interfaces, and non-adiabatic molecular dynamics.

Graduate Students

Timothy Yang

Timothy is a PhD student in MEMS. He joined the group in the summer of 2015. Timothy's research is focused on electrocatalysis using Molybdenum Carbides.

Xiang Jiang

Xiang is a PhD student that is co-advised with Professor Jin Zhao. He joined the group in 2017. Xiang's research is focused on developing and applying non-adiabatic molecular dynamics for solar applications.

Undergraduate Students

Zihao Huang

Zihao is an undergraduate student in MEMS. He joined the group in the summer of 2017.

Zilong He

Zilong is an undergraduate student in MEMS. He joined the group in the Fall of 2017.

Philip Williamson

Philip is an undergraduate student in MEMS. He joined the group in the Spring of 2018.

Visiting Students

Yaguang Guo

Yaguang visited us in 2016. Yaguang is a Ph.D. student working with Professor Qian Wang at the Center for Applied Physics and Technology in Peking University.

Past Members

Dr. Liang Li

Dr. Li defended his PhD degree in 2015. He was co-advised with Professor Guangwen Zhou at Binghamton University. He is currently a post-doc with at ANL.

Dr. Qing Zhu

Dr. Zhu was a post-doc in the group between 2012-2016. He moved in August 2016 to PDF Solutions as a Statistical Method Developer.

Dr. Hongli Guo

Dr. Hongli Guo defended his PhD degree in 2016. He was co-advised with Professor Jin Zhao. Dr. Guo is currently a post-doc at ANL.

Dr. Yongliang Shi (Cliff)

Dr. Shi defended his PhD in 2017. He was co-advised with Prof. Jin Zhao. Dr. Shi is currently a post-doc in the group.

Hantong Chen

Hantong graduated with a BS degree from MEMS in 2018. He is now pursuing a PhD degree at Brown University.

Hongjian Liao

Hongjian graduated with a BS degree from MEMS in 2018. He moved to Berkely for a Masters degree.