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NEW HIRES

TENGFEI JIANG, PH.D.

ARKADIY LYAKH, PH.D.

Assistant Professor, AMPAC/MSE Research Focus: Reliability metrology, Emerging interconnect and packaging systems, Micro/nano-fabrication, Microstructure and interface, Micro/ nano-mechanical characterization, and Synchrotron x-ray microdiffraction.

Assistant Professor, NSTC Research Focus: Physics of intersubband transitions and carrier transport through multi-layered semiconductor nanostructures, low dimensional semiconductor devices, monolithic sensors, infrared spectroscopy, quantum lasers.

Dr. Jiang received her Ph.D. and postdoctorate from The University of Texas at Austin. Holds a Sec. Jt. Apt. with the the AMPAC and MSE.

Dr. Lyakh received his Ph.D. from UF. Prior to joining UCF he led an R&D team at Pranalytica, Inc. Holds a Sec. Jt. Apt. with the School of Optics, NSTC and MSE.

Meet our seven new faculty members and learn about their research interests and backgrounds. Several hold joint appointments and have published in a variety of top journals including Nature Communications, PLoS One, Science, and the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Their education footprints range from top universities in the U.S., Seoul, Moscow, and Beijing.

YANG YANG, PH.D. Assistant Professor, NSTC Research Focus: Advanced materials and nanotechnology for renewable energy devices, environmental science and smart electronics Dr. Yang received his Ph.D. from Tsinghua University and postdoctorate from Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science at Rice University. Holds a Sec. Jt. Apt. with MSE.

STEPHEN J. FLORCZYK, PH.D. Assistant Professor, AMPAC/MSE Research Focus: Biomaterials, tissue engineering, cancer cell research, and stem cells. Dr. Florczyk received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Holds a Sec. Jt. Apt. with the AMPAC & MSE.

HYERANG KANG, PH.D. Assistant Professor, NSTC Research Focus: Biophysics of cytoskeletal protein assembly and dynamics, biopolymer & cell mechanics, and molecular mechanism of mechano-sensing at the nano level. Dr. Kang received her Ph.D. from Brown University and postdoctorate from Yale University. Holds a Sec. Jt. Apt. with MSE and BSBS.

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YAJIE DONG, PH.D. Assistant Professor, NSTC Research Focus: Semiconductor nanomaterials for information and energy applications, Quantum dot light emitting devices & organic-inorganic hybrid solar cells.

YEONWOONG (ERIC) JUNG, PH.D. Research Assistant Professor, NSTC Research Focus: Low-dimensional electronic materials (nanowires and 2D materials), Nanoscale structure-property relationships, in-situ transmission electron microscopy, energy and electronic technologies

Dr. Dong received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and postdoctorate from MIT. Holds a Sec. Jt. Apt. with the School of Optics and MSE.

Dr. Jung received his Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania and postdoctorate from Yale University. Holds a Sec. Jt. Apt. with MSE

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NanoMaterials Spring-Fall 2015  

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