Teaching & Mentoring

Mentoring


Current

• Mr. Christopher Smyth, PhD student - Started on January 2015
• Ms. Ava Khosravi, PhD student - Started on August 2016 August
• Mr. Christopher Cormier, PhD student - Started on January 2017
• Mr. Xinglu Wang, PhD Student - Started on August 2018

Past Students

• Mr. Thomas Mattle, Undergraduate Student at EMPA Thun | 02-03/2009
• Mr. Travis Miller,  'Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)' program | 06-07/2010
• Ms. Lauren Paladino, USF undergraduate student Lauren Paladino (5h/week) 2 semesters | 2011
• Mr. Arjun Dahal, PhD student at USF | 01/2011 - 06/2013
• Mr. Horacio Diaz Coy, PhD student at USF | 01/2012 - 06/2013
• Ms. Halpegamage Sandamali, PhD student at USF | 08/2012  - 06/2013
• Mr. Fabian Pena, PhD student at UTD | 08/2013-11/2013
• Ms. Angelica Azcatl, PhD student at UTD | 08/013 - 12/2016
• Ms. Xu Zeyan, UTD undergraduate student | 01/2014 - 12/2015
• Ms. Hui Zhu, PhD student at UTD | 01/2014 - 10/2017,
• Ms. Samantha Flores, REU student | 06-07/2014
• Mr. Christopher Cormier, UTD undergraduate student | 02/2016 - 12/2016,
• Mr. Terrence Polk, REU Student | 06-07/2016
• Mr. Eduardo Acosta Reynoso, International Undergraduate student | 06-07/2018

Teaching


Physics Department, University of South Florida
2011-2013

Materials Characterization, EML 6930: Ultra High Vacuum, Surface Science, SPM, Photoemission, Diffraction, Electron Microscopy

Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Texas at Dallas
2014-2018


- Diffraction Science, MSEN 6362 - Guest Lecturer: Low Energy Electron Diffraction, Reflection High-Energy Electron Diffraction, Aperiodic Systems, Quasicrystals

- Quantum Mechanics for Materials Scientist, MSEN 6319Time Independent Schrodinger Equation, Particle in a Box, Eigenfunction Properties, Barriers, Finite well, Harmonic Oscillator, Applied Field, Time Dependent Schrodinger Equation, Coherent State, Wave Packets.

- Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, NANO 3301Introduction to the underlying principles and applications of the emerging field of Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. Intended for a multidisciplinary audience with a variety of backgrounds. Introduces tools and principles relevant at the nanoscale dimension. Discusses current and future nanotechnology applications in engineering, materials, physics, chemistry, biology, electronics, and energy.

- Microscopy, Spectroscopy, and Nanotech Instrumentation, NANO 3302: Introduction to the characterization techniques and methods common to the field of nanotechnology. Topics include, vacuum technology, surface spectroscopy, Raman and UV-vis-NIR spectroscopy, microscopy, and handling materials for nano-scale analysis.