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Alumni

Graduate Students

Name Tenure Positions held since departure Current position
Linda Zhang 2013-2019 Hardware Engineer, Waymo Same
Eliza Cornell 2018-2019 PhD Student, Harvard Same
Kevin Fischer 2012-2018 Software Engineer, Secret company Same
Yousif Kelaita 2012-2018 Hardware Engineer, Google, Inc. Same
Alexander Piggott 2012-2018 Silicon Photonics Senior Scientist, Pointcloud Same
Marina Radulaski 2011-2017 Nano- and Quantum Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University Assistant Professor, UC Davis
Jan Petykiewicz 2010-2016 Senior Research Engineer, Global Foundries Hardware Engineer, Google, Inc.
Armand Rundquist 2009-2015 Laser Design Engineer at NeoPhotonics Same
Sonia Buckley 2009-2014 NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, NIST Boulder Same
Jesse Lu 2007-2013 Software Engineer, Google, Inc. Software Engineer, X
Gary Shambat 2008-2013 Hardware product lead, Lyft
Arka Majumdar 2007-2012 Assistant Professor, University of Washington
Kelley Rivoire 2007-2012 Postdoctoral fellow, HP Labs Data Scientist, Stripe
Bryan Ellis 2006-2011
  • Research Scientist, Soraa
  • Research Scientist, Foveon
Senior Hardware Development Engineer, Infinera
Yiyang Gong 2006-2010 Postdoctoral fellow, Mark Schnitzer group Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
Maria Makarova 2003-2010 Lecturer, Monterey Tech
Andrei Faraon 2005-2009 Professor, Caltech
Dirk Englund 2003-2008
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University
  • Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Associate Professor, MIT
Ilya Fushman 2003-2008 General Partner, Kleiner Perkins
Hatice Altug 2003-2006 Associate Professor, EPFL, Bioengineering

 

Postdoctoral scholars, research scientists, and research engineers

Name Tenure Positions held since departure Current position
Tomas Sarmiento 2013-2018 Laser Engineer, Secret optics company Same
Konstantinos Lagoudakis 2012-2017 Reader (Associate Professor), Department of Physics at the University of Strathclyde Same
Kai Mueller 2013-2015 Senior Research Scientist, TU Munich, Walter Schottky Institute Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, TU Munich
Thomas Babinec 2012-2015 Research Scientist, Army Research Lab Same
Michal Bajcsy 2010-2013 Assistant Professor, IQC, Waterloo Same
Erik Kim 2009-2011 Research scientist at KLA Tencor, Research scientist at HGST Research scientist at Synaptic
Edo Waks 2003-2006 Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Associate Professor, University of Maryland
Vanessa Sih 2007-2008 Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Undergraduate Students

Name Position Tenure
Andrew Guo Undergrad researcher June 2015-Aug 2015
Zain Zaidi Undergrad researcher January 2014-June 2014
Olivia Grubert Undergrad researcher June 2011-January 2012
Mickey Haggblade Undergrad researcher  
Jieyang Jia Undergrad researcher  
Mai Le Undergrad researcher June 2009-September 2009
Asmita Kumar Undergrad researcher January 2008-December 2008
Serena Yeung Undergrad researcher June 2008-August 2008
Stephen Altamirano Undergrad researcher June 2007-June 2008
Tim Chang Undergrad researcher June 2004-June 2006
Joel Goh Undergrad resarcher (honors thesis)
Current position: Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard
Jan. 2005-June 2006
Kishore Jayanti Undergrad researcher June 2005-August 2005
Jaeman Park Undergrad researcher June 2005-August 2005

Visiting Scholars

Name Position Tenure Position after departure
Ulrich Czopak Visiting researcher 01/2019 - 03/2019 PhD student, Universität Innsbruck
Armin Regler Visiting researcher 2016 PhD student, Technische Universität München
Per Kaer Visiting researcher 2013 Postdoctoral Scholar, Technical University of Denmark
Takuya Konno Visiting researcher 2009-2010 Toshiba, Tokyo, Japan
Satoshi Ishikawa Visiting researcher 2008-2009 Toshiba, Tokyo, Japan
Mitsuru Toishi Visiting researcher 2007-2008 Sony Research Labs, Tokyo, Japan
Hideo Iwase Visiting researcher 2005-2007 Canon, Japan

Other

Name Position Tenure Position after departure
Ingrid Tarien Administrative Associate 2005-2018 Administrative associate at Ginzton
Vincent Sebag Visiting undergrad Summer 2015 Imperial College London
Nicolas Manquest MS Student 2009-2010 Astrium, France
Yurika Peterman Administrative associate 2003-2005 Administrative associate at Stanford
Benedikt Stein Visiting diploma student Fall 2005 Student at U. of Karlsruhe, Germany