Principal Investigator

Ken Shepard
Lau Family Professor of Electrical Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Telephone: +1 646-205-0438
Office: 1019 CEPSR, Mail Code: 4712

Staff Associates

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Abhinav Parihar
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Bjoern Hellenkamp
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Telephone: (646) 205-0474
David Lynall
Postdoctoral Research Associates
Telephone: (917) 836-7170
Heyu Yin
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Telephone: 517-898-6253
Ilke Uguz
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Jason Fabbri
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Taeju Lee
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Victoria Andino Pavlovsky
Postdoctoral Research Associate

PhD Students

Boyan Penkov
NDSEG Fellow
Telephone: (646) 205-0474 ext. 1209
Eric Pollmann
Graduate Research Assistant
Erik Loscalzo
Graduate Research Assistant
Girish Ramakrishnan
Graduate Research Assistant
Henry Overhauser
Graduate Research Assistant
Jinwon Kim
Graduate Research Assistant
John Stanton
Graduate Research Assistant
Telephone: (646) 205-0474 ext. 1221
Kevin Renehan
Graduate Research Assistant
Mor Shimshi
Graduate Research Assistant
Nanyu Zeng
Graduate Research Assistant
Prashant Muthuraman
Graduate Research Assistant
Rizwan Huq
Graduate Research Assistant
Scott Mitchell Kontak
Graduate Research Assistant
Shiva Letchumanan
Graduate Research Assistant
Siddhesh Atul Gandhi
Graduate Research Assistant
Sinan Yilmaz
Graduate Research Assistant
Taesung Jung
Graduate Research Assistant
Volkan Arslan
Graduate Research Assistant
Ye Zhang
Graduate Research Assistant

Undergraduate Students

Lab Administrator

Evelyn Zheng
Group Administrator
Telephone: (646) 205 - 0474

Lab Alumni

  • Jakob Buchheim, postdoc through September, 2022, currently at DLR Institute of Quantum Technologies, Ulm, Germany.
  • Jakub Jadwiszczak, postdoc through October, 2022, current at Nature Publishing Group, Berlin, Germany.
  • Adriaan Taal, Ph. D., May, 2022, currently at Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA
  • Filipe Cardoso, postdoc through September, 2022, current Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology.
  • Maria Vomero, Research Staff Associate through October, 2021, currently at Precision Neuroscience, New York, NY
  • Jeff Sherman, Ph.D., December 2021, currently at Philips, Boston, MA
  • Jaebin Choi, Ph.D., June 2021, currently at MIT, Cambridge, MA
  • Erik Young, Research Staff Associate through December, 2020
  • Jake Rabinowitz, Ph.D., December, 2020
  • Jeff Elloian, Ph.D., December, 2020, current employer: MIT Lincoln Labs
  • Daniel Fleischer, Ph.D., May, 2020
  • Jordan Thimot, Ph.D., August, 2020
  • Yihan Zhang, Ph. D., May, 2020, currently at Peking University.
  • Yoonhee Lee, Ph.D., Postdoc through April, 2020, currently at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology.
  • Sajjad Moazeni, Ph. D., Postdoc through July, 2020, currently Assistant Professor at University of Washington, Seattle.
  • Tiago Costa, Postdoc through 2019, currently Assistant Professor at TU-Delft, the Netherlands.
  • Chen Shi, Ph.D. December, 2019, current employer: Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA.
  • Peijie Ong, Ph.D. December, 2019, current employer: Quicksilver Biosciences, Inc., New York, NY
  • David Tsai, Ph.D., research staff associate through 3/2019, currently Senior Lecturer at The University of New South Wales, Syndey, Australia
  • Kukjoo Kim, Ph.D. postdoc through 3/2019, currently Senior Researcher at Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), South Korea
  • Yu Zheng, Ph.D., June, 2003, currently at Cadence Design Systems, San Jose, CA
  • Steven Chan, Ph.D., June, 2005, currently at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Santa Clara, CA
  • Yee Li, Ph.D., June, 2005, currently at Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR
  • George Patounakis, Ph.D., June, 2005, currently at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Saravananan Rajapandian, Ph.D., June, 2005, currently at Silicon Laboratories, Austin, TX
  • Anup Jose, Ph.D., December, 2005, currently at AMD, Boxborough, MA
  • Zheng Xu, Ph.D., June, 2007, currently at AMD, Boxborough, MA
  • David Schwartz, Ph.D., June, 2008, currently at Xerox PARC
  • Peter Levine, Ph.D., July, 2009, currently assistant professor at University of Waterloo, Canada
  • David Huang, Ph.D., May, 2010, currently at Marvell Semiconductor, Sunnyvale, CA
  • Sebastian Sorgenfrei, Ph.D., August, 2011, currently at Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR
  • Simeon Realov, Ph.D., December, 2011, currently at Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR
  • Matt Johnston, Ph.D., May 2012, currently Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon State University
  • Jacob Rosenstein, Ph.D., December, 2012, currently assistant professor at Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Noah Sturcken, Ph.D., December, 2012, currently Chief Executive Officer at Ferric Semiconductor Inc., New York, NY
  • Ryan Davies, Ph.D., postdoc through 2012, currently at Ferric Semiconductor, New York, NY
  • Siddharth Ramakrishnan, Ph.D., postdoc through 2012, currently assistant professor at University of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA
  • Ryan Field, Ph.D., December, 2013, Los Angeles, CA
  • Haig Norian, Ph.D., December, 2013, currently at Kulite Semiconductor Products, Leonia, NJ
  • Cory Dean, Ph.D., postdoc through 2013, currently Associate Professor of Physics, Columbia University
  • Michael Lekas, Ph.D., December 2014, currently at Ferric Semiconductor
  • Dan Bellin, Ph.D., May 2015, currently at 4Catalyzer, Inc.
  • Jared Roseman, Ph.D., May 2015, President, Roseman Group, San Francisco, CA
  • Steven Warren, Ph.D., April, 2016, currently at PacBio, Menlo Park, CA
  • Eyal Aklimi, Ph.D., June 2016, Lead Electrical Engineer, Vium, San Mateo, CA
  • Tarun Chari, Ph.D., June 2016, currently at ReWatt Power, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Hyungsik Kim, Ph.D. December, 2017, currently at Samsung
  • Changyuk Lee, Ph.D., postdoc through 2018, currently at KIST, South Korea
  • Siddharth Shekar, Ph.D., December 2018, currently at Apple Computer , Cupertino, CA
  • Kevin Tien, Ph.D., December 2018, currently Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
  • Scott Trocchia, Ph.D., December, 2018, currently at Lumiode, Inc.
  • Krishna Jayant, Ph.D., postdoc through 2018, currently Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
  • Sefi Vernick, Ph.D., postdoc through 2018, currently at Agricultural Research Organization, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, State of Israel