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Principal Investigator

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Neil Dasgupta

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Neil Dasgupta completed a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005, a M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University in 2006, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University in 2011.  Prior to joining UM in 2014, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry at University of California, Berkeley.  He is the recipient of a U. S. Department of Energy EERE Postdoctoral Research Award (SunShot Fellowship), the AVS Student Award for Best Graduate Research in ALD, and a Stanford Graduate Fellowship.


Postdoctoral Fellows

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Kevin Wood

 Education: B.S. in Physics, Colorado School of Mines (2010)

                       M.E. in Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (2012)

                       PhD in Materials Science, Colorado School of Mines (2014)

 Research Focus: Batteries, Fuel Cells, Electrochemistry



Graduate Students

Ph.D. Students

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Ashley Bielinski (ME)

 Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota (2014)

 Research Focus: Nanofabrication, Hierarchical Nanostructures, Photoelectrochemistry





Eric Kazyak (ME)

 Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland (2014)

 Research Focus: Batteries, Biotemplating, Surface Functionalization 




Master’s Students

Abhishek Goyal (ME)Abhishek Goyal Pic






Undergraduate Students


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Phillip Nwachokor (MI-LSAMP)





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Past Members

Master’s Students:

Yang Chen  

Thomas Lawton

Undergraduate Students:

Jerry Mar

David Nang

Qingtian Yin