Meet the Weiss Group!

group photo

The Weiss Group in front of CNSI, 2014

Left to Right: Lisa Kawakami, Yifeng Qi, Huan Cao, Jason Belling, Andrew Serino, Andrew Guttentag, Natcha Wattanatorn, Xiaotong Li, Jeffrey Schwartz, John Thomas, Mercedes Brianna Cornelius, John Abendroth, Paul S. Weiss, Dominic Goronzy, Nako Nakatsuka, Diana Yugay, Thomas Young, Kevin Cheung, Kris Barr, Liane Slaughter, Shenkai Wang, Alexandra Mendoza, Logan Stewart, and Xiaobin Xu.

Not pictured: Bea Becerra, Sandy Chen, Patrick Han, Xu Hou, Steven Jonas, Sumana Kaluvai, Miles Silverman, Qing Yang, and Chuanzhen Zhao


Graduate Students

JohnA's photo John Abendroth
(jmabendroth >at< ucla.edu)
Kris' photo Kris Barr
(Kristopher.Barr >at< gmail.com)
Jason's PictureJason Belling
UCLA & Nanyang Technological University
(jasonbelling >at< gmail.com)
Kevin's photo Kevin Cheung
(cheung.m.kevin >at< gmail.com)
Hannah's photo Hannah Friedman
(hcfriedman >at< ucla.edu)
Matt's photo Matt Gethers
Caltech
(mattgethers >at< gmail.com)
Dominic's photo Dominic Goronzy
(goronzy.dominic >at< gmail.com)
Liv's photo Liv Heidenreich
(lheiden >at< ucla.edu)
Melina's photo Melina Mastrodimos
(mbmastrodimos >at< gmail.com)
Alexandra's Picture Alexandra Mendoza
(alexandra.mendoza05 >at< gmail.com)
Nako's photo Nako Nakatsuka
(nnakatsuka >at< chem.ucla.edu)
Fidel's Picture Jaime Fidel Ruiz Robles
(ruizrobles >at< ucla.edu)
Andrew's Picture Andrew Serino
(andrew.serino >at< gmail.com)
Miles' photo Miles Silverman
(miles.silverman >at< gmail.com)
Dominik's photo Dominik Stemer
(dominikstemer >at< gmail.com)
Logan's Photo Logan Stewart
(logan.yah >at< gmail.com)
Gail's photo Gail Vinnacombe
(gavinnacombe >at< ucla.edu)
Shenkai's photo Shenkai Wang
(shenkaiwang >at< ucla.edu)
Natcha's Picture Natcha Wattanatorn
(natcha >at< chem.ucla.edu)
Lingbo's photo Lingbo Xing
Peking University
(1401110255 >at< pku.edu.cn)
Qing's Picture Qing Yang
(qingyang1205 >at< gmail.com)
Thomas Young's Picture Thomas Young
(thomasdylanyoung >at< live.com)
Diana's Picture Diana Yugay
(yugay >at< chem.ucla.edu)
Chuanzhen's PictureChuanzhen Zhao
(chuanzhenzhao >at< gmail.com)

Senior Staff

Patrick's photo Prof. Patrick Han
Assistant Professor
Tohoku University
(pxh >at< wpi-aimr.tohoku.ac.jp)
Xu's photo Dr. Xu Hou
Harvard University and Xiamen University
(houx >at< xmu.edu.cn)
Steve's photo Dr. Steven Jonas
Pediatric Oncology
(sjonas >at< ucla.edu)
Xiaobin's photo Dr. Xiaobin Xu
(xxu.uta >at< gmail.com)

Undergraduate Students

Jason's PictureJason Belling
University of California, Berkeley
(jbelling >at< berkeley.edu)
Sandy's PictureSandy Chen
(sandych3n >at< gmail.com)
Mercedes' PictureMercedes Cornelius
(mercedes_cornelius >at< yahoo.com)
Sumana's PictureSumana Kaluvai
(sumanakaluvai >at< gmail.com)
River's PictureRiver Sween
(riverswn1 >at< gmail.com)
Matthew Ye's PictureMatthew Ye
(matthewye >at< ucla.edu)
Sichen's PictureSichen Ludwig Zhao
(luxwig >at< ucla.edu)

Visitors

Heidi's photo Prof. Heidi Bednar
College of the Canyons
(heidirenate >at< gmail.com)
Fangyi's PictureProf. Fangyi Cheng
Nankai University
(fycheng >at< nankai.edu.cn>)
LisaK's PictureLisa Kawakami
(lkawakami94 >at< ucla.edu)
Francisco's Picture Prof. Francisco Zaera
University of California, Riverside
(zaera >at< ucr.edu)

Staff

Bea's photo Bea Becerra
ACS Nano Journal Assistant

(bea >at< cnsi.ucla.edu)
Holly's photo Holly Bunje
ACS Nano Journal Assistant

(holly.bunje >at< ucla.edu)

Paul

Paul's photo Paul S. Weiss
(psw >at< cnsi.ucla.edu)


Coming Soon

Beth's Picture Prof. Beth Anderson
Hope College
(meanderson >at< hope.edu)
Weichao's PictureProf. Weichao Wang
Nankai University
(weichaowang >at< nankai.edu.cn)
TBA


Alumni

Graduate Student Alumni

Beth's Picture Prof. Beth Anderson
Hope College
(meanderson >at< hope.edu)
Jamie Arnold
(jja5 >at< psu.edu)
Taylor's photo Taylor Aubry
(tayloraubry >at< ucla.edu)
Heidi's photo Prof. Heidi Bednar
College of the Canyons
(heidirenate >at< gmail.com)
Meaghan's Picture Dr. Meaghan Blake
Dow Chemical
(ladyblakey >at< hotmail.com)
Huan's photo Dr. Huan Cao
UC Merced
(serotonin >at< ucla.edu)
Lyndon's photo Lyndon F. Charles
(jahprofile >at< hotmail.com)
Sarawut's Picture Prof. Sarawut Cheunkar
King Mongkut University of Technology (sarawut.che >at< kmutt.ac.th)
Mike's photo Dr. Michael Cygan
(mcygan >at< erols.com)
Arrelaine's Picture Dr. Arrelaine Dameron
Pneumaticoat
(arrelaine >at< gmail.com)
Daniel's Picture Daniel Dewey
(dcd162 >at< psu.edu)
Zach's Picture Prof. Zachary Donhauser
Department of Chemistry
Vassar College
(zadonhauser >at< vassar.edu)
Terry's Picture Dr. Terry D'Onofrio
Edgewood Research, Development, and Engineering Center
(terrence.donofrio >at< us.army.mil)
Leyla's photo Prof. Leyla Esfandiari
(lesfandiari >at< ucla.edu)
Chunru's photo Chunru Fan
(cfan >at< chem.ucla.edu)
JimF's photo Dr. Jim Ferris
(jimsan >at< ComCAT.COM)
Dan's photo Dr. Dan Fuchs
(dan_fuchs_4 >at< hotmail.com)
Andrea's photo Prof. Andrea Giordano
(ang143 >at< psu.edu)
Tracy's photo Tracy Graham
Waters Corp.
(tracybelle >at< comcast.net)
AndrewG's Picture Andrew Guttentag
(aguttentag >at< ucla.edu)
Patrick's photo Prof. Patrick Han
Tohoku University Advanced Institute for Materials Research
(pxh >at< wpi-aimr.tohoku.ac.jp)
Julia's photo Dr. Julia Heetderks
(juliaheetderks >at< msn.com)
Nate's photo Dr. Nate Hohman
Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
(hohmanjn >at< stanford.edu)
Justin's Picture Dr. Justin Ingram
(jui >at< psu.edu)
Jenny's photo Dr. Jennifer Jackiw
(jjjackiw >at< yahoo.com)
Jen's photo Jennifer Johnson
(jenjohnson >at< erols.com)
Marilyn's photo Dr. Marilyn Kamna
Intel
(marilyn_kamna >at< ccm.sc.intel.com)
Moonhee's photo Dr. Moonhee Kim
Google
(moon219 >at< gmail.com)
Vasilis M. Kostakis
(vmk105 >at< psu.edu)
Kyle's photo Dr. Kyle Krom
(Kyle.Krom >at< merial.com)
Ajeet's photo Dr. Ajeet Kumar
National Physical Laboratory (NPL), New Delhi, India
(go4ajeet >at< gmail.com)
Adam's photo Dr. Adam Kurland
(adam.kurland >at< gmail.com)
JimK's photo Dr. James Kushmerick
NIST
(james.kushmerick >at< nist.gov)
Jeff's photo Jeff Lawrence
NIST
(jlawrenc2 >at< gmail.com)
Penelope's photo Dr. Penelope Lewis
American Chemical Society
(p_lewis >at< acs.org)
Brent's photo Dr. Brent Mantooth
Edgewood Research, Development, and Engineering Center
(bmantooth >at< gmail.com)
Greg's photo Prof. Greg McCarty
University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University
(gmccarty >at< email.unc.edu)
Jason's photo Dr. Jason Monnell
University of Pittsburgh
(jmonnell >at< engr.pitt.edu)
Amanda's photo Dr. Amanda Moore
Intel
(amanda.m.moore >at< intel.com)
TJ's photo Prof. TJ Mullen
University of North Florida
(mullen.tj >at< gmail.com)
Sanjini's photo Dr. Sanjini Nanayakkara
NREL
(Sanjini.Nanayakkara >at< nrel.gov)
Bala's Picture Dr. Balakrishna Pathem
Hitachi GST
(bala.pathem >at< gmail.com)
Hector's photo Dr. Hector Saavedra
Intel
(hmsaavedra >at< gmail.com)
Jeffrey's photo Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz
(schwartz >at< physics.ucla.edu)
Mitch's photo Mitchell Shuster
Intel
(mitchell.shuster >at< gmail.com)
Rachel's photo Dr. Rachel Smith
Life Technologies
(rachel.smitty >at< gmail.com)
Charan's photo Dr. Charan Srinivasan
Apple
(charan.s >at< gmail.com)
Stephan's photo Dr. Stephan J. Stranick
NIST
(stephan.stranick >at< nist.gov)
John's photo Dr. John C. Thomas
Intel
(jct197 >at< ucla.edu)
Amit's photo Dr. Amit Vaish
Amgen
(amitfrompsu2009 >at< gmail.com)
Garrett's PictureGarrett Wadsworth
(gaw210 >at< ucla.edu)
Rong's photo Rong Zhang
(christine_rzhang >at< hotmail.com)
Yuxi's photo Dr. Yuxi Zhao
Apple
(seesea.zhao >at< gmail.com)
Who's Next?

Postdoctoral and Staff Alumni

Lola's photo Lola Belsito
Former Staff
Jo's PictureDr. Joanne Bevilacqua
Former ACS Nano Staff
(jmb >at< chem.psu.edu)
Steve's photo Steve Bumbarger
Former Staff
(sxb10 >at< psu.edu)
Lloyd's photo Prof. Lloyd A. Bumm
University of Oklahoma
(bumm >at< nhn.ou.edu)
Ann-Sofie's photo

Prof. Ann-Sofie Cans
Chalmers University
(cans >at< chalmers.se)

George's Picture George Chriss
Former Staff
(gschriss >at< gmail.com)
Shelley's Photo Prof. Shelley Claridge
Purdue University
(claridge >at< purdue.edu)
Anne's photo
Dr. Anne Counterman
(anne.counterman >at< gmail.com)
Luis's Picture Prof. Luis C. Fernandez-Torres
Notre Dame University
(lcfcayey >at< yahoo.com)
Deepee's photo Deepee Gerringer
Administrative Assistant and ACS Nano Journal Assistant

(deepee >at< cnsi.ucla.edu)
Susan's Picture Prof. Susan Gillmor
Department of Chemistry
George Washington University
(sdgill >at< gwu.edu)
Andrew's Picture Dr. Andrew Greenberg
Universtiy of Wisconsin
(greenberg >at< chem.wisc.edu)
Jenny's Picture Prof. Jennifer Hampton
Department of Physics
Hope College
(hampton >at< hope.edu)
Anat's photo Dr. Anat Hatzor De Picciotto
Former Post-Doc and
National Area Expert in Chemical Advances in Nanolithography:
(AnatD >at< pczlaw.com>)
Nate's photo Dr. Nate Hohman
Stanford University
(hohmanjn >at< stanford.edu)
Emily Indriolo
Former Staff Scientist:
(eyi101 >at< psu.edu)
Alex's photo
Prof. S. Alex Kandel
Department of Chemistry
Notre Dame University
(S.A.Kandel.1 >at< nd.edu)
Chris' photo Prof. Chris Dolan Keating
Department of Chemistry
Penn State University
(keating >at< chem.psu.edu)
Kevin's photo Prof. Kevin Kelly
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University
Jay's photo Dr. Jaemyung Kim
Intel
(jaemyungkim >at< ucla.edu)
Moonhee's photo Dr. Moonhee Kim
IBM Almaden Research Center and Stanford University
(moon219 >at< gmail.com)
Nina's photo Dr. Nina Kovtyukhova
(nina >at< chem.psu.edu)
Dongbo's Picture Dr. Dongbo Li
Hitachi GST
(Dongbo.Li >at< hgst.com)
ShaoChunLi's Picture Dr. Li Shao Chun
Department of Physics
Nanjing University
(scli >at< nju.edu.cn or shaochun.li.stm >at< gmail.com)
Wei-Ssu's PictureProf. Wei-Ssu Liao
Department of Chemistry
National Taiwan University
(wsliaochem >at< ntu.edu.tw)
Dr. Joe Meyer
(meyerja >at< aol.com)
Morgan's photoFormer Staff Scientist:
Morgan Mihok
Kareem's photo Kareem Morris
Administrative Assistant and ACS Nano Journal Assistant

(kareem >at< cnsi.ucla.edu)
Tom's photo Dr. Thomas P. Pearl
(tppearl >at< ncsu.edu)
Sherman's photo Dr. Sherman Ponder
Matt's Picture
Former Staff Scientist:
Matt Sandel
University of Washington
(mattsandel >at< yahoo.com)
Charlie's photo Dr. Erica Schulmann Kane
(ens >at< ix.netcom.com)
Liane's photo Dr. Liane Slaughter
Merkin Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
(slaughter >at< chem.ucla.edu)
Charlie's photo Prof. Charlie Sykes
Department of Chemistry
Tufts University
(Charles.Sykes >at< tufts.edu)
Jackie's photo Former Staff Scientist:
Jackie Lim-Piu Tan
(lxt139 >at< psu.edu)
Hiro's photo Prof. Hirofumi Tanaka
Kyushu Institute of Technology
(tanaka >at< chem.sci.osaka-u.ac.jp)
Yuxi's photo Dr. Yuxi Zhao
Apple
(seesea.zhao >at< gmail.com)
Amy's photo
(photo @UIUC)
Former Staff Scientist:
Amy Whelpley
(whelpley >at< uiuc.edu)
Wei's Picture Prof. Wei Xu
Department of Physics
Tongji University
(xuwei >at< tongji.edu.cn)
Tao's Picture Prof. Tao Ye
University of California, Merced
(tao.ye >at< ucmerced.edu)
Dr. Michael G. Yoshikawa Youngquist
(mgy >at< alumni.caltech.edu)
Peng Peng's Picture Prof. Peng Peng Zhang
Department of Physics
Michigan State University
(zhang >at< pa.msu.edu)
Yuebing's PictureProf. Yuebing Zheng
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin
(yzz113 >at< gmail.com)

Undergraduate Student Alumni

Michael J. Abrams
Victor's Picture Victor Aiello
(vja5003 >at< psu.edu)
Beth's Picture Prof. Beth Anderson
Then at Samford University
(meanderson >at< hope.edu)

(Beth was back for grad school! See above.)
Ivan Baxter
Priya's photo Priya Bhatia
(pbhatia >at< rice.edu)
Chris's photo
Chris Binns
Ithaca College
(cbinns1 >at< ic3.ithaca.edu)
Aimee's photo Aimee Bross (Price)
Ohio State University
(price.798 >at< osu.edu)
Lafone's PictureLafone Brown
(ltb122 >at< psu.edu)
Kevin's PictureKevin Bui
Erin Carter
(emc199 >at< psu.edu)
Phil Cerami
(pjc5000 >at< psu.edu)
Lyndon's photo Lyndon F. Charles
(jahprofile >at< hotmail.com)
George's Picture George Chriss
(GChriss >at< psu.edu)
Jacob's PictureJacob Fauman
University of California, Santa Barbara
Ashley's PictureAshley Gibb
(ashleygibb >at< gmail.com)
Megan's Picture Megan Gilbert
(mlg5060 >at< psu.edu)
Molly's photo Molly P. Heyer
Cambridge University
(mph29 >at< hermes.cam.ac.uk)
Emily Hiers
(eah012 >at< latech.edu)
Jennifer's PictureJennifer Hinds
(jhinds >at< ncsu.edu)
Hannah's PictureHannah Lee Hinton
(hhinton >at< ucla.edu)
Olivia's PictureOlivia Irving
(olivia.rae.irving >at< gmail.com)
Renée M. Itle
Lee Katrincic
(lmk137 >at< psu.edu)
LisaK's PictureLisa Kawakami
(lkawakami94 >at< ucla.edu)
David's PictureDavid Kes
California State University, Long Beach
(davidkes >at< live.com)
Read's photo Read Langlois
(rtl117 >at< psu.edu)
Mya's photo Mya LeThai
(lethaitramy >at< gmail.com)
Xiaotong's PictureXiaotong Li
Nankai University
(ulanda1994 >at< yahoo.com)
Xiaohan's photo Xiaohan Liu
(hanwan127 >at< gmail.com)
Chris Love's photoProf. J. Christopher Love
MIT
(clove >at< mit..edu)
Tarah Lubinski
(tarah_lubs >at< hotmail.com)
Jason Lurie
(lurie >at< fas.harvard.edu)
Michelle's Picture Michelle Martinez-Rivera
(michelle.martinez.pr >at< gmail.com)
Patrick's Picture Patrick McClanahan
(pdmcclanahan >at< gmail.com)
Tanvir Mahmud
Brandon's Picture Brandon Matthews
(brandon.matthews.92 >at< gmail.com)
Kelly McElhinny
(kmm726 >at< lulu.acns.nwu.edu)
John's Picture John McManigle
(jem443 >at< psu.edu)
Morgan's photo Morgan Mihok
(Later came back on staff!)
Abner J. Mintz
(Abner.Mintz >at< montgomerycollege.edu)
Liz's Picture Liz Morin
(eim106 >at< psu.edu)
Elizabeth Muth
(ehm109 >at< psu.edu)
Ryan Nevin
Roya's Picture Roya Nezarati
(rmnezara >at< ncsu.edu)
Michael G. Pirrello
(pirre001 >at< mc.duke.edu)
Chris's PictureChris Pochas
(cmp294 >at< psu.edu)
Marian Popescu
(mxp171 >at< psu.edu)
Sue Prueksaritanond
Yifeng's PictureYifeng Qi
University of Science and Technology of China
(qiyf2012 >at< mail.ustc.edu.cn)
Rodrigo's Picture Rodrigo Rios
(riosno_40 >at< hotmail.com)
Dr. Nancy Santagata
Monmouth University
Mark Schlegel
(stmks03 >at< moravian.edu)
Andrew's Picture Andrew Serino
(andrew.serino >at< gmail.com)
Nicole Shedlock
(sxp207 >at< psu.edu)
Jared Swart
Chris's PictureChris Thompson
(cmt5002 >at< psu.edu)
Leticia's PictureLeticia Torres
University of San Francisco
Marta Ventura
(mxv176 >at< psu.edu)
Garrett's PictureGarrett Wadsworth
(gaw210 >at< lehigh.edu)
Roger's photo Roger Wang
(ryw100 >at< psu.edu)
Garrett's PictureLane Weaver
(BlaneW >at< aol.com)
Alex's photo Dr. Alex Wissner-Gross
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(alexwg >at< physics.harvard.edu)
Jeremy's photo Jeremy L. Weeden
Juniata College
(WEEDEJL1 >at< juniata.edu)
Fujun Wu
(fxw126 >at< psu.edu)
Chuanzhen's PictureChuanzhen Zhao
Beijing Institute of Technology
(chuanzhenzhao >at< gmail.com)
Hua Zheng's Picture Hua Zheng
(belljayzh >at< gmail.com)

Former High School Students
Haeyon Chong
Jackie Deirmenjian
University of Chicago
Dr. Renée M. Itle

Former Visiting Scientists
Tae Kyung Ahn
Hanyang University Department of Chemistry
Dr. Boaz Alperson
Department of Chemistry
Weizmann Institute of Science
(cpboaz >at< weizmann.weizmann.ac.il)
Chris's Picture Prof. Chris Barrett
McGill University
Fulbright Canada Chair
(chris.barrett >at< mcgill.ca)
Tomas photo Prof. Dr. Tomas Base
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
(tbase >at< iic.cas.cz)
Dr. Chris Carlisle
Department of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
(cic1001 >at< cus.cam.ac.uk)
Yanyan's Picture Dr. Yanyan Chen
(yychen2006 >at< sinano.ac.cn)
Dr. Marguerite Ciolkosz
State College Area High School
Jochen's photo Prof. Dr. Jochen Feldmann
(feldmann >at< lmu.de)
Luis's Picture Prof. Luis C. Fernandez-Torres
(lcfernandez >at< cayey.upr.edu)
Johan's photo Prof. Dr. Johan Hofkens
KU Leuven
(johan.hofkens >at< chem.kuleuven.be)
Takeo's PictureProf. Atsushi Ikai
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama
Takeo's Picture Dr. Takao Ishida
(t-ishida >at< aist.go.jp)
Shana's Picture Prof. Shana Kelley
University of Toronto
Special Fulbright Canada Chair
(shana.kelley >at< utoronto.ca)
Kevin's photo Prof. Kevin Kelly
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University
Sander's photo Sander S. Kommeren
(a.s.kommeren >at< student.utwente.nl)
Sang Min Kim
Hanyang University Department of Chemistry
Haiwon's photo Prof. Haiwon Lee
(haiwon >at< hanyang.ac.kr)
Hanyang University Department of Chemistry
AndrewLyon's Picture Prof. L. Andrew Lyon
Georgia Tech
(lyon >at< chemistry.gatech.edu)
Dave's Photo David McMillan
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Purdue University
(dgmc >at< cnsi.ucla.edu)
Kazunori Ohashi
Nagoya University Department of Chemistry
(kazunori >at< nano.chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp)
Peter's photo Dr. Hans Peter Rust 
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft .
(rust >at< fhi-berlin.mpg.de)
Hiroshi's photo
Prof. Hiroshi Sakaguchi
Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University
(sakaguchi >at< rie.shizuoka.ac.jp)
Ted's Picture Prof. Ted Sargent
University of Toronto
Fulbright Canada Chair
(ted.sargent >at< utoronto.ca)
Tomo's Picture Dr. Tomo Takami
(hgg03601 >at< nifty.com)
VisionArts SpinLab and Dongkuk University, now Hiroshima University
Gary's Picture Dr. Gary Taylor
(gnt1 >at< psu.edu)
Roger's photo Dr. Roger van Zee
NIST
Wouter's photo Wouter J. C. Vijselaar
(w.j.c.vijselaar-1 >at< student.utwente.nl)
Glenn's photo Prof. Glenn Vogel 
Department of Chemistry
Ithaca College 
(vogel >at< ithaca.edu)
Marcus at the ACS Meeting Prof. Marcus Weck
Department of Chemistry
New York University
(marcus.weck >at< nyu.edu)
Jiansheng's Picture Prof. Jiansheng Xu
Institute of Electrical Engineering
Chinese Academy of Sciences
(jsxu >at< mail.iee.ac.cn)
Yasuyuki's photo Yasuyuki Yokota
Osaka University
(yyokota >at< chem.es.osaka-u.ac.jp)
Darrin  >at<  PSU Altoona Prof. Darin Zimmerman
Department of Physics
Penn State Altoona
(dtz1 >at< psu.edu)
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