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Lai Research Group @ UT Austin

Nanoscale ElectroMagnetic Laboratory

Group members


Principal Investigator

Prof. Keji Lai

Associate Professor of Physics, UT-Austin, 2018 - Present

Assistant Professor of Physics, UT-Austin, 2012 - 2018

Ph.D. Princeton University 2006

B.S. Tsinghua University, China 2001

Email: kejilai (at) physics.utexas.edu



Postdocs and Research Scientists



Graduate Students

Zhaodong Chu

B.S. Beijing Normal University, China 2012

Email: chuzhaodong (at) gmail.com

Zhanzhi Jiang

B.S. Peking University, China 2016

Email: zhanzhi (at) utexas.edu

Ashish V Gangshettiwar

B.TECH. Indian Institute Of Technology-Guwahati 2015

Email: ashishg (at) utexas.edu

Dae Hun Lee

B.S. Chung-ang University, Korea 2018

Email: daehunlee (at) utexas.edu

Xuejian Ma

B.S. Shandong University, China 2018

Email: xuejian.ma (at) utexas.edu

Zifan Xu

B.S. USTC, China 2018

Email: zfxu (at) utexas.edu

Jia Yu

B.S. Peking University, China 2018

Email: jiayu (at) utexas.edu



Undergraduate Students

Dishan Abeysinghe

UT-Austin

Email: dishan.abey (at) gmail.com

Shahin Jahanbani

UT-Austin

Email: Shahin.Jahahanbani (at) utexas.edu



Visiting Students and Scholars



Group Alumni


Di Wu, Postdoc, 2013 - 2019

Lan Luan, Research Scientist, 2014 - 2017

Yuan Ren, Postdoc, 2012 - 2015


Lu Zheng, PhD student, 2014 - 2020

Xiaoyu Wu, PhD student, 2012 - 2018

David Wannlund, Master student, 2016 - 2019

Yingnan Liu, Master student, 2012 - 2015


Kevin Herrera, Undergraduate student, UT-Austin, 2015 - 2018

Vishal Ganesan, Undergraduate student, UT-Austin, 2015 - 2018

Devon Sepeda, Undergraduate student, UT-Austin, 2014


Ryo Noguchi, Visiting student from University of Tokyo, Japan, 2019

Shinichi Nishihaya, Visiting student from University of Tokyo, Japan, 2018

Yen-Lin Huang, Visiting student from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 2015 - 2017

Zhiran Zhang, Visiting student from Peking University, China, 2016

Zhenqi Hao, Visiting student from Tsinghua University, China, 2016

Weixiong Wu, Visiting student from Tsinghua University, China, 2015

He Liu, Visiting student from Peking University, China, 2014


Tai Mari Lyles, High school student, summer 2018

Janhavi Govande, High school student, summer 2017

Vasanti Varma, High school student, summer 2017

Tatiana Yeung, High school student, summer 2014


Group photos


Group lunch at Chosun Galbi, Dec 2019


Group lunch at County Line at the Lake, Dec 2017


Group lunch at County Line at the Lake, Dec 2017


Group lunch at County Line on the Hill, Dec 2016


Joint (with the Akinwande group) PECASE celebration party, Feb 2016


Group lunch at the Oasis Restaurant, Dec 2015


Group dinner at Prof. Lai's house, Dec 2014


Group picture with the ST-500 system, Dec 2013