RSSEL

Radiation Surface Science and Engineering Lab

People

Primary Investigator

Professor Jean Paul Allain

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Email allain@nospam5dad65157d50e.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@nospam5dad65157dec4.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering
Office MNTL 1306

Administrative Assistant

Xiaoyu (Sherry) Zhang

Email xiaoyuz7@nospam5dad65157e8ec.illinois.edu
Department MBA candidate

Graduate Students

Sandra Liliana Arias Suarez

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Email ariassu2@nospam5dad65157fc91.illinois.edu
Department Department of Bioengineering

Alethia Barnwell

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Email barnwll2@nospam5dad65158023a.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Ming Kit Cheng

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Email cheng96@nospam5dad651580785.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Camilo Jaramillo Correa

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Email Camilo@nospam5dad651580d08.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Aveek S. Kapat

Email kapat2@nospam5dad651580ea1.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Eric Lang

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Email ejlang2@nospam5dad6515813cc.illinois.edu,
Department Department of Physics

Michael Lively

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Email mlively2@nospam5dad6515819c6.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Mikayla Molnar

Email mmolnar2@nospam5dad651581bb4.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Nathan Reid

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Email ncreid2@nospam5dad651582097.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma & Radiological Engineering

Heather Samdefur

Email hns3@nospam5dad65158227f.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Samuel Bennett

Email sxbenne2@nospam5dad651582427.illinois.edu
Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Hannah Schamis

Department Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Undergraduate Students

Shweta Bhushan

Department BioE

Joshua Craig Devorkin

Department NPRE

Isabella Iaccino

Department NPRE

Joaquin Malik

Department MechSE

Michael Toriyama

Department MatSE

Chandler White

Department MatSE

Eliza Wright

Department NPRE

Ashley Zhao

Department Computer Science

Visiting Faculty and Researchers

Prof. Shuquan Chang

Email shuquan@nospam5dad651584843.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@nospam5dad651584ac0.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