RSSEL

Radiation Surface Science and Engineering Lab

People

Primary Investigator

Professor Jean Paul Allain

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Email allain@nospam5c48c160b49bf.illinois.edu
Title University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department Associate Head for Graduate Programs, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
Office 104 S. Wright Street
110 Talbot Lab
M/C 234, Office 111C
Urbana, IL 61801

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Dr. Ana Civantos

Email ancife@nospam5c48c160b5d4b.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering
Office MNTL 1306

Administrative Assistant

Xiaoyu (Sherry) Zhang

Email xiaoyuz7@nospam5c48c160b7a0e.illinois.edu
Department MBA candidate

Graduate Students

Sandra Liliana Arias Suarez

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Email ariassu2@nospam5c48c160ba89a.illinois.edu
Department Department of Bioengineering

Alethia Barnwell

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Email barnwll2@nospam5c48c160bb7e7.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Ming Kit Cheng

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Email cheng96@nospam5c48c160bc5ad.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Camilo Jaramillo Correa

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Email Camilo@nospam5c48c160bd461.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Aveek S. Kapat

Email kapat2@nospam5c48c160bd643.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Eric Lang

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Email ejlang2@nospam5c48c160be538.illinois.edu,
Department Department of Physics

Michael Lively

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Email mlively2@nospam5c48c160bf49a.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Mikayla Molnar

Email mmolnar2@nospam5c48c160bf6cf.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Nathan Reid

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Email ncreid2@nospam5c48c160c0587.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma & Radiological Engineering

Heather Samdefur

Email hns3@nospam5c48c160c0a13.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Samuel Bennett

Email sxbenne2@nospam5c48c160c0c04.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Hannah Schamis

Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Undergraduate Students

Vincent Cornelius

Email vcc2@nospam5c48c160c316a.illinois.edu
Department Department of Bioengineering

Joshua Craig Devorkin

Email devorki2@nospam5c48c160c34fc.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Michael Toriyama

Email toriyam2@nospam5c48c160c39c0.illinois.edu
Department Department of Materials Science & Engineering

Eliza Wright

Email elizadw2@nospam5c48c160c3b64.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Visiting Faculty and Researchers

Prof. Shuquan Chang

Email shuquan@nospam5c48c160c6ebe.illinois.edu
Title China Scholarship Council Fellow, December 2015 - November 2016
Department Department of Nuclear Science & Engineering, College of Materials Science & Technology Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China
Office MNTL 1306

Zachariah Koyn

Email zkoyn@nospam5c48c160c70eb.editekk.com
Title Chief Technology Officer
Department Energy Driven Technologies LLC - Editekk

In memoriam

Juan Jose Pavon

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Title Director of Advanced Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine Group, ABRM.
Department Universidad de Antioquia
Office Medellin, Colombia

Alumni & Past RSSEL Members

Osman El-Atwani

Department Ph.D 2012, Purdue University; Post-Doctoral Researcher 2012-2013
Office Thesis: Ion beam irradiation on hard material surfaces - Nanopatterning of gallium antimonide and silicon substrates and irradiation damage of ultrafine and multimodal tungsten

Felipe Bedoya

Department Ph.D. 2017, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Office Thesis: Plasma facing components conditioning techniques and their correlation with plasma performance in the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade (NSTX-U)

Giacinto M. F. Genco

Department M.S. 2011, Purdue University
Office Thesis: Modeling surface nanostructuring in silicon, germanium, gallium antimonide

Sean Gonderman

Department M.S. 2014, Purdue University
Office Thesis: Correlating grain size to radiation damage tolerance of tungsten materials exposed to relevant fusion conditions

Bryan R. Heim

Department M.S. 2012, Purdue University
Office Thesis: Materials Analysis Particle Probe (MAPP) diagnostic

Brandon Holybee

Department Ph.D. 2018, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Office Thesis: Deciphering the role of surface composition and topography in self-organized ion-induced nanopatterning of multicomponent semiconductors with in-situ and in-operando metrology

Guojing Hou

Department M.S. 2010, Purdue University
Office Thesis: The development of a dynamic radiation-surface interaction simulation code

Zachariah Koyn

Department M.S. 2016, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Office Thesis: Fabrication of Metal-Oxide Thin-Films and Features on Dissimilar Materials via Ion-Assisted Codeposition

Anton Neff

Department Ph.D. 2017, University of Illinios Urbana-Champaign
Office Thesis: Dynamic interactions between energetic D and HE ions on Lithium-Tungsten plasma-facing interfaces

Daniel L. Rokusek

Department M.S. 2011, Purdue University
Office Thesis: Heavy-ion driven nanostructures in GaSb and InP

Akshath R. Shetty

Department Post-Doctoral Researcher 2015-2017
Office Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Chase N. Taylor

Department Ph.D 2012, Purdue University
Office Thesis: Fundamental mechanisms of deuterium retention in lithiated graphite plasma facing surfaces

Emily K. Walker

Department Ph.D 2015, Purdue University
Office Thesis: Surface Modification of Traditional and Bioresorbable Metallic Implant Materials for Improved Biocompatibility

Zhangcan (Eric) Yang

Department Ph.D. 2013, Purdue University
Office Thesis: Development of a multiscale atomistic code to investigate self-organized pattern formation induced by ion irradiation