Group Members

We are looking for new PhD students, Postdocs, and Undergraduate students to join the team (see openings) !

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Vikram V Deshpande

Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy

  • BTech IIT Bombay
    (Institute Academic Prize recipient for two years)
  • MS, PhD Caltech with Marc Bockrath
    (Gordon and Betty Moore Graduate Fellow for four years)
  • Postdoctoral research at Columbia with Philip Kim and James Hone
    (Nanoelectronics Research Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • NSF Quantum Idea Incubator grant awardee
  • ACS PRF young investigator grant awardee

Jamie Berg

Grad Student

  • BS University of Utah

Dinesh Yadav

Grad Student

  • MSc Tribhuvan University

Lily Miller


Andrew Moore


This could be you !

See openings for more info


Dr. Amit Vashist

In Deshpande Lab 2021-2023, now DST Inspire Junior Faculty Fellow, INST Mohali, India
Role: Postdoc

Jasper Bradford

In Deshpande Lab 2021-2023, now PhD student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Role: Undergrad

Dr. Chuankun Liu

In Deshpande Lab 2016-2022, now at Texas Instruments, Lehi UT
Role: PhD student

Dr. Shuwan Liu

In Deshpande Lab 2016-2022, now at Applied Materials, Santa Clara CA
Role: PhD student

Dr. Rohit Kumar

In Deshpande Lab 2015-2021, now at Intel, Hillsboro OR
Role: PhD student

Dr. Neda Lotfizadeh

In Deshpande Lab 2014-2020, now Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University, New York NY
Role: PhD student

Dr. Su Kong Chong

In Deshpande Lab 2015-2020, now Researcher at BAQIS, Beijing, China (after postdoc at UCLA, Los Angeles CA)
Role: PhD Student

Dr. Ryuichi Tsuchikawa

In Deshpande Lab 2016-2019, now Teaching Faculty, Valencia College, Orlando FL
Role: Postdoc

Deric Session

In Deshpande Lab 2017-2019, now PhD student, University of Maryland, College Park MD
Role: Undergrad

Cedric Wilson

In Deshpande Lab 2015-2016, now postdoc at Yale University (after PhD from MIT)
Role: Undergrad

Justina Bonaventura

In Deshpande Lab 2015 Summer, now PhD student at the University of Arizona
Role: REU student