The Grossman Group

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Group Leader
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Jeffrey C. Grossman

Carl Richard Soderberg Professor Associate Professor of Power Engineering


Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering


Phone: 617-324-3566

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Address: 13-5049, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge MA 02139

 


 
Research Scientist
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Nicola Ferralis
Director of Experimental Research

Research Interests: novel application of natural and artificial nanostructured materials for energy, sensing, water treatment and electronic applications; nanoscale technologies based on geological materials; carbon-based energy technologies; novel characterization techniques for subsurface engineering; synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials; instrumentation development; science education; open source software for scientific applications.


Email: ferralisATmitDOTedu
Office: 13-5134

Phone (office): (617) 324-0372

 
Post-Docs
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Can Ataca

Research Interests: Cement chemistry, Two-Dimensional Materials

Research Approach: Theory

Email: atacaATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 258-8741

Office: 13-4069

Huashan

Huashan Li

Research Interests: Photovoltaics, 2D Materials, Carrier dynamics

Research Approach: Theory

Email: huashliATmitDOTedu

Phone: NA

Office: 13-4037

Li-Chiang_Lin

Li-Chiang Lin

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Nanoporous Materials, Graphene Oxide, Desalination, Gas Separations

Research Approach: Theory

Email: lclinATmitDOTedu

Phone: NA

Office: 13-4037

Yun

Yun Liu

Research Interests: Solar Thermal fuels

Research Approach: Theory

Email: yunlATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 354-9613

Office: 13-4066

JohnMcGann

John P. McGann

Research Interests: Solar Thermal fuels

Research Approach: Experiments

Email: jmcgannATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 452-2455

Office: 13-4078

rajamani

Rajamani Raghunathan

Research Interests: Nanomechanical phenomena, thermal transport, solar photovoltaics

Research Approach: Theory

Email: rajamaniATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 258-8741

Office: 13-4069

francesca_risplendi

Francesca Risplendi

Research Interests: Photovoltaics, Amorphous Carbon, Molecule/Surface Interactions, Structural and Electronic Properties of Nanostructures and Interfaces, Density Functional Theory, Molecular Dynamics

Research Approach: Theory

Email: frisplenATmitDOTedu

Phone: NA

Office: 13-4037

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Giuseppe Romano
Email: romanogATmitDOTedu
Room: (617) 258-8741
Office: 13-4069

Giuseppe Romano  

Research Interests: Thermoelectrics, energy harvesting, multiscale modeling, thermal transport, molecular electronics

Research Approach: Theory

Email: romanogATmitDOTedu  

Phone: (617) 452-2455  

Office: 13-4069

David_Strubbe

David Strubbe

Research Interests: Photoisomerization, amorphous materials, thermoelectrics, quantum transport, non-linear optics, many-body perturbation theory, scientific code development

Research Approach: Theory

Email: dstrubbeATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 354-9613

Office: 13-4066

 
Graduate Students

Anna

Anna Cheimets

Research Interest: 3D Photovoltaics

Research Approach: Experiments

Email: cheimetsATmitDOTedu

Phone: 617-452-2455

Office: 13-4078

eugene

Eugene Cho

Research Interest: Solar Thermal Fuels

Research Approach: Experiments

Email: e_choATmitDOTedu

Phone: 617-452-2455

Office: 13-4078

jongwon

Jongwon Choi

Research Interest: Thermoelectric Materials

Research Approach: Theory

Email: jwonchoiATmitDOTedu

Phone: 617-710-0796

Office: 13-4069

David_Cohen-Tanugi

David Cohen-Tanugi

Research interests: Water technology, clean energy, graphene, molecular dynamics, water desalination, entrepreneurship, energy policy

Research Approach: Theory and computation

Email: dctanugiATmitDOTedu

Website: www.mit.edu/~dctanugi

Phone: (617) 354-9613

Office: 13-4066

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Shreya Dave

Research Interests: Thin film materials for water purification, desalination membranes, energy and water policy, energy efficiency

Research Approach: Experiments

email: sdaveATmitDOTedu 

Phone: 617-354-9613

Office : 13-4066

eric

Eric Johlin

Research Interests: Amorphous silicon, photovoltaics, electron traps in disordered materials

Research Approach: Theory, Experiments

Email: johlinATmitDOTedu

Phone: 617-258-0222

Office: 13-4042, 35-010

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Brent Keller

Research Interests: 2D materials for photovoltaics

Research Approach: Experiments

email: kellerbdATmitDOTedu 

Phone: 617-258-0222

Office : 13-4042

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Priyank Vijaya Kumar

Research Interests: Carbon nanomaterials, 2D materials, Graphene oxide, Optoelectronics, Surface science, corrosion

Research Approach: Theory, Experiments

email: priyankATmitDOTedu 

Phone: 617-258-8741

Office : 13-4069

Donghun

Donghun Kim

Research Interest: Computational spectroscopy in quantum dot materials for solar application

Research Approach: Theory

Email: donghunATmitDOTedu

Phone: 617-710-0796

Office: 13-4069

jeongyun

Jeong Yun Kim

Research Interests: Thermal transport, thermoelectric materials, photovoltaics

Research Approach: Theory

Email: jeongyunATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 258-8741

Office: 13-4069

sangjinlee

Sangjin Lee

Research Interests: Quantum dots, Photovoltaics, Continuum modeling

Research Approach: Theory

Email: sjinleeATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 258-8741

Office: 13-4069

sophia

Sophia Robin Sklan

Research Interests: Thermoelectrics, nanoscale materials, and materials design.

Research Approach: Theory

Email: ssklanATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 258-8741

Office: 13-4069

Michelle_Tomasik Michelle Tomasik

Research Interests: Metal-semiconductor and metal-organic surfaces, photovoltaics

Research Approach: Theory

Email: mtomasikATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 258-8741

Office: 13-4069

kayahan

Kayahan Saritas

Research Interests: Cement Chemistry, Quantum Monte Carlo, Photoisomerization

Research Approach: Theory

Email: kayahanATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 258-8741

Office: 13-4069

Brendan

Brendan Smith

Research Interests: Water desalination

Research Approach: Experiments

Email: b_smithATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 258-0222

Office: 13-4042

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Jee Soo Yoo

Research Interests: Solar Thermal Fuels

Research Approach: Theory

Email: jeesooATmitDOTedu

Phone: (617) 354-9613

Office: 13-4066





 
Undergraduate Students

amanda

Amanda Evans

Research Topic: Nanoporous graphene membranes for water desalination

Jordan

Jordan Ladd

Research Topic: Solar thermal fuels

Clarissa_Towle

Clarissa Towle

Research Topic: Engineering sustainability - hydrogen fuel cells, Lithium ion batteries, Solar thermal fuels, PV etc.

jennie_zheng

Jennie Zheng

Research Topic: Solar thermal fuels


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 
Former Members

Timothy J. Kucharsi

Post-doctoral candidate, 2014

Current position: Research scientist, Saudi Aramco, Cambridge MA

Matthew J. Smith

Post-doctoral candidate, 2014

Current positon: Co-founder at Wrstify, Cambridge MA

Marco Bernardi

PhD, graduated in 2013

Current position: Post-doctoral fellow, University of California, Berkeley

Kevin Linke

Undergraduate Student, Graduated in 2010

Teddy Toussaint

Undergraduate Student, Graduated in 2010

Kavita Chandra

Undergraduate Student, Graduated in 2010

Yi-Han Hsu

Undergraduate Student, Graduated in 2010

Jin Wan

Undergraduate Student, Graduated in 2011

Tiziana Musso

Current Position: PhD candidate, Aalto University, Finland

Engin Durgan

Post-doctoral fellow, 2013

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Bilkent University, Turkey

Joo-Hyoung Lee

Post-doctoral fellow, 2012

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Alexie Kolpak

Post-doctoral fellow, 2012

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tim Mueller

Post-doctoral fellow, 2012

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Alex Greaney

Post-doctoral fellow, 2012

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Oregon State University

Lucas K. Wagner

Post-doctoral fellow, 2012

Current Position: Research Scientist, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Elif Ertekin

Post-doctoral fellow, 2012

Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Allan Blanchard

Undergraduate Student, 2010

Zachary Cordero

Undergraduate Student, 2010

Giovanna Lani

Current Position: PhD Student, Ecole Polytechnique, France

Yosuke Kanai

Post-doctoral fellow, 2009

Current Position: Lawrence Fellow,

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Varadharajan Srinivasan

Post-doctoral fellow, 2009

Current Position: Assistant Professor,

Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal

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Zhigang (Michael) Wu

Post-doctoral fellow, 2009

Current Position: Assistant Professor,

Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines