Alexandros Shailos - Currently at Intel Corp.
Zhijun Liu - Currently Professor at University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Sudeep Khanal - Currently at Soraa Lasers
Christopher Curwen (received Ph.D. ECE UCLA 2019)
Thesis: Development of Terahertz Quantum-Cascade VECSELs
Currently at UCLA
Luyao Xu (received Ph.D. EE UCLA 2017)
Thesis: Terahertz metasurface quantum cascade laser
Currently at Dia and Co.
Benjamin Burnett (received Ph.D. EE UCLA 2016)
Thesis: Design and Modeling of High Temperature Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers
Currently at Northrop Grumman Corp.
Philip Hon (received Ph.D. EE UCLA 2013)
Thesis: Beam Pattern Engineering of Metamaterial Terahertz Quantum-Cascade Devices
Currently at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
Amir Ali Tavallaee (received Ph.D. EE UCLA 2012)
Thesis: Terahertz Quantum-Cascade Transmission-Line Metamaterials
He received the “Distinguished PhD Dissertation Award in Physical & Wave Electronics” from the UCLA EE Department in 2013. Currently at Mellanox
Partia Naghibi (received M.S. 2013)
Currently at Hughes Research Laboratory and PhD student at UCLA
Jiawei Wang (received M.S. 2017)
Continuing grad school at UCSB
Undergraduate Researcher Alumni
Karan Mehta (B. S. 2010) (Project: Modeling of THz metamaterial waveguides)
He was the recipient of the UCLA EE Dept. 2009-2010 Outstanding Bachelor of Science Award. He continued as a graduate student in EECS at MIT.
Matthew Puckett (B. S. 2011) (Project: Circuit models for CRLH leaky-wave antennas)
Continued as graduate student in EE at UCSD.
Brandon Wu (B.S. 2014) (Project: Calibration schemes for infrared ellipsometry)
Continued as a grad student in CS at UCLA
Cody Peterson (B. S. 2013) (Project: Electromagnetic simulations of CRLH metamaterial waveguides)
Continued as grad student at Stanford
Jenny Chieu (B.S. 2017) (Project: modeling THz output couplers)
Derrick Chu (B.S. 2015) (Project: Modeling graphene CRLH metamaterial waveguides)
Continued as grad student at Georgia Tech
Daguan Chen (B.S. 2017) (Project: Modeling and design of THz active metasurfaces)
Continued as grad student at UIUC
Susan Krkasharian (Project: Cryogenic optical mount design)
Kelvin Cheng (B.S. 2018)
Anthony Kim (B. S. 2018) Continued as grad student at UCLA.
Nicholas Echeverry (B. S. 2018)
Maxwell Wang (B.S. 2019)