Current Members

Lab Director: Prof. Lei Zuo    C.V. of Prof Lei Zuo (06/2016)

Current Postdoc and Research Fellows (4):

  1. Dr. Wei Che Tai, (08/2016-), Postdoc Fellow, PhD 2014, University of Washington, Seattle  
  2. Dr. Blake Boren,  (01/2018-), Postdoc fellow, PhD 2015, Oregon State University
  3. Dr. Yanyang Wang (11/2017 -), Visiting scholar, PhD 2014, Chongqing University, China
  4. Dillon Martin (10/2017- ): MS research associate (graduated from our group)

Current PhD Students (12):

  1. Teng Lin (01/2013- 12/2017 expected):                 Railway energy harvesting
  2. Shifeng Yu (08/2013 – 08/2018 expected):                        High throughput miniaturized calorimeter
  3. Chien-An Chen (09/2014-):                           Energy harvesting power electronics (co-advised with Prof Khai Ngo)
  4. Yongjia Wu (08/2015- ):                        Thermoelectronic energy harvesting
  5. Yu Pan (08/2015-):                                Rail and car energy harvesting
  6. Hongjip Kim (10/2015- ):                                Downhole drilling energy harvesting and sensing
  7. Mingyi Liu (08/2016- ):                                   Human motion energy harvesting
  8. Feng Qian (08/2016- ):                                  Piezoelectric energy harvesting and smart structures
  9. Xiaofan Li (08/2015-):                                   Ocean wave energy harvesting: Design and dynamics
  10. Qiuchi Xiong (08/2015-):                        Control of wave energy harvesting
  11. Sijing Guo (08/2017- ):                           Visiting PhD students, Energy harvesting vehicle suspensions
  12. Kan Sun (08/2017 – ):                              Additive manufacturing of thermoelectric materials and devices

Current MS Students (4):

  1. Lin Rui (08/2017 -): Drillfield energy harvesting
  2. Yuzhe Chen (01/2018 -): Regenerative vehicle suspensions
  3. Wendy Sparrer, UGG (BS/MS) student: Seawater desalination
  4. Elias Bearinger, UGG (BS/MS) student: Hybrid MHK energy harvesting

Current Undergraduate Students (7):

  • Senior Design: Wendy Sparrer, Samuel Marthinuss, Elias Bearinger, Shuo Chen
  • Independent study: Jason Parker, Zhengliang Zhong, Hanchen Zhou

 Current Short-Term Visitors:

  • None