CONTACT

Prof. Irena Knezevic
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Wisconsin - Madison
1415 Engineering Dr
Madison, WI 53706
knezevic at engr.wisc.edu

 

CURRENT GROUP MEMBERS

Irena Knezevic
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: 3442 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 262-6294
Email: knezevic at engr.wisc.edu
Official faculty website
Google scholar profile  




 

Nishant Sule
Graduate Student (ECE)
Office: 4620 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 890-0802
Email: sule at wisc.edu
Research: high-frequency electronic transport in graphene 

Yanbing Shi
Graduate Student (ECE)
Office: 3540 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 890-3670
Email: yshi9 at wisc.edu
Research: simulation of hot-electron and hot-phonon transport in quantum cascade lasers

Amirhossein Davoody
Graduate Student (ECE)
Office: 4620 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 890-0802
Email: davoody at wisc.edu
Research: exciton diffusion in organic photovoltaics, GaN-based nanostructured thermoelectrics

Leon Maurer
Graduate Student (Physics)
Office: 3540 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 890-3670
Email: lnmaurer at wisc.edu
Research: thermal transport in nanostructures, quantum transport simulation

Farhad Karimi
Graduate Student (ECE)
Office: 4620 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 890-0802
Email: karimi2 at wisc.edu
Research: nanomembrane and graphene plasmonics

Olafur Jonasson
Graduate Student (Physics)
Office: 4620 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 890-0802
Email: ojonasson at wisc.edu
Research: quantum transport simulation with Wigner Monte Carlo

Song Mei
Graduate Student (ECE)
Office: 4620 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 890-0802
Email: smei4 at wisc.edu
Research: electronic and thermal transport in graphene nanoribbons

Alex Gabourie
Undergraduate Student (ECE)
Office:3540 Engineering Hall
Phone: (608) 890-3670 
Email: agabourie at wisc.edu
Research: graphene

 

ALUMNI

Postdocs

Zlatan Aksamija, Postdoctoral Fellow 2009-2013
Personal website
Research: thermal transport at the nanoscale, nanostructured thermoelectrics     
Presently an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts - Amherst


PhD Graduates


Bozidar Novakovic, PhD 2012
PhD Dissertation: Quantum transport in the transient regime and unconventional geometries [PDF]
Upon graduation employed as a postdoc with Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN), Purdue University

Edwin Ramayya, PhD 2010
PhD Dissertation: Thermoelectric properties of ultrascaled silicon nanowires [PDF]
Upon graduation employed as postdoc with Lagally group, UW Madison
Presently with Intel Corp, Hillsboro, OR

Keely Willis, PhD 2010
PhD Dissertation: EMC/FDTD/MD for multiphysics characterization of semiconductors at THz frequencies [PDF]
Upon graduation employed by AWR Corporation, Mequon, WI

Xujiao (Suzey) Gao, PhD 2008
PhD Dissertation: Monte Carlo simulation of electron dynamics in quantum cascade lasers [PDF]
Upon graduation employed by Synopsys, Inc., California
Currently with Sandia National Labs


MS Graduates


Jie Chen, MS 2010
MS Project: Electronic transport in GaN nanowires

Han Zhou, MS 2009
MS Project: Monte Carlo calculation of electron mobility is scaled Si MOSFETs on off-axis substrates
Upon graduation continued towards PhD at UW Madison with Z. Ma's group

Greg Meyer, MS 2006
Research: ballistic transport in curved electron 2DEGs
Upon graduation employed by: Epic Healthcare Systems, Verona, Wisconsin

James McDougall, MS 2006


BS Graduates


James Endres
Undergraduate student (REU 2009-10), Blue Waters Petascale Intern (2010-2011)
Research: electron properties of ultrathin SOI
Presently a graduate student at Princeton

Ken Leedle
Undergraduate Research Intern (2010)
Research: bond-charge model for phonon dispersions in wurtzite GaN Presently a graduate student at Stanford

Oleksiy Slobodyan
Undergraduate Student (2010 NSF REU)
Research: phonon dispersions in graphene
Presently a graduate student at UT Austin

Kevin Messer
Undergraduate Student (2009 NSF REU)
Research: magnetotransport in curved 2DEGs
Presently a graduate student at UC Berkeley

Jeff Zignego
Undergraduate (2008 NSF REU) 

Jeremy Kirch
Undergraduate (2007 NSF REU)