Team

Principal Investigator

“Let’s examine materials at the small scale and not lose sight of the big picture.”

Prof. Nishant Garg
Assistant Professor
(217) 300-9448
garg-group@illinois.edu

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. Hamza Samouh
Postdoc (2021 – Present)

PhD: Ecole Centrale de Nantes (2015)

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PhD Candidates

Krishna C. Polavaram
PhD Candidate (2019 – Present)

BS+MS: Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2019)
Hossein Kabir
PhD Candidate (2020 – Present)

MS: University of Toronto (2019)

BS: Sharif University of Technology (2016)
Faisal Qadri
PhD Candidate (2020 – Present)

MS: Kansas State Univ. (2020)

BS: An-Najah National University (2016)
Bayezid Baten
PhD Candidate (2021 – Present)

MS: Bangladesh Univ. of Eng. & Tech. (2019)

BS: Bangladesh Univ. of Eng. & Tech. (2017)
Vikram Kumar
PhD Candidate (2021 – Present)

MS: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2021)

BS: Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi (2018)
Chirayu Kothari
PhD Candidate (2021 – Present)

MS: The University of Tokyo (2021)

BS: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (2019)

Hyeonseok Jee
PhD Candidate (2021 – Present)

BS+MS: Hanyang University (2020)
Brandy Diggs-McGee
PhD Candidate (2021 – Present)

BS+MS: North Carolina A&T State University (2017)

MS Candidates

Pratyush Kumar
MS Candidate (2019 – Present)

BS: Vellore Institute of Technology (2019)

Andrew Witte
MS Candidate (2021 – Present)

BS: Valparaiso University (2021)
Pablo Romero
MS Candidate (2020 – Present)

BS: University of Santiago Chile (2016)
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Omar Abdelrahman
MS Candidate (2021 – Present)

BS: Helwan University (2017)
Sonali Srivastava
MS Candidate (2020 – Present)

BS: Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati (2019)

Jacob Doehring
MS Candidate (2021 – Present)

BS: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2021)
Ravi Sharma
MS Candidate (2021 – Present)

BS: Indian Institute of Technology Indore (2020)

Dhanush Sahasra
MS Candidate (2021 – Present)

BS: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (2021)

Undergraduate Students

Spring 2022: Grant E. Siegmund, Mary De Guzman, Jee Min Kim, Nurul Husna, Saranya Yegappan, Halle-Mari Santiago, Marla Portillo, Muskan Jain, Yize Chen, Rydon Jalley

Alumni

Graduate: TBA

Undergraduate:

2022: TBA

2021: Ishaan Murarka, Nithiya Vivagandan, Ishita Purwar

2020: Jacob Doehring, Xinyu Teng, Ananya Mittal, Bhagya Devnani, Matthew Grendzinski

2019: Cyrus Wang, Dev Patel, Lewis Monaxios, Paul Segovich, Heather Gathman

Last Updated: February 2, 2022