Former Group Members



Amit Acharya

Current position

Ph.D in Physics,
Michigan Technological University

2013-2015

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Krishna Acharya, Ph.D.

Current position

Lead Research and Development Engineer,
Nanophotonica, Gainesville, FL

2009-2011

Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Bowling Green State University


Prakash Adhikari

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

2014-2016

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Taiwo Alabi, Ph.D.

Current position

PTD Engineer,
Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR

2008-2009

M.S. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Ebin Bastola

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
University of Toledo

2012-2014

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Jonathan D Corbin

2010-2013

B.S. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Geoffrey Diederich

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
University of Denver, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

2010-2012

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Holly Eckard

Current position

Laboratory Technician,
ARS International, Luckey, OH

2016-2018

B.S. in Chemistry, B.S. in Forensic Science ,
Bowling Green State University


Andrew Furst

Current position

Environmental Scientist,
Cox-Colvin and Associates, Columbus, OH

2009-2012

B.S. in Physics, B.S. in Mathematics,
Bowling Green State University


Nilanka Gurusinghe

Current position

Post-Doctoral Fellow,
University of Texas at Austin

2007-2008

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Nishshanka Hewa-Kasakarage, Ph.D.

Current position

Process Integration Engineer,
Samsung Austin Semiconductor, Austin, TX

2008-2010

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Tom Hopkins

Current position

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
University of Michigan

2010-2013

M.S. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Kyla Huband

2010-2013

B.S. in Physics, B.S. in Neuroscience, B.S. in Economics,
Bowling Green State University


Shannon Ibarra

Current position

Chemical contractor,
Innovation Center Proctor & Gamble,Cincinnati,OH

2012-2014

B.S. in Chemistry, B.S. in Biology, B.S. in Art,
Bowling Green State University


Martene Imboden (McGee)

Current position

Physician Assistant,
Salus University

2008-2010

B.S. in Chemistry, B.S. in Psychology,
Bowling Green State University


Gregory Jensen

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
Ohio University

2015-2017

B.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Alexa Johnson

Current position

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with Dr. Jack Brouwer,
University of California, Irvine

2010-2013

B.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Sarah Jindra

Current position

M.S. in Chemistry,
Wright State University

2011-2015

B.S. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Natalia Kholmicheva, Ph.D.

Current position

Development Engineer,
First Solar, Perrysburg, OH

2012-2017

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Elena Khon, Ph.D.

Current position

Researcher,
Spectra Group, Millbury, OH

2008-2013

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Erich Kinder

Current position

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, with Dr. Fullerton,
University of Notre Dame

2010-2012

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Maria Kirsanova, Ph.D.

Current position

Senior Process Engineer,
Makorus Engineering, St. Petersburg, Russia

2007-2012

Ph.D. in Chemistry, M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Anna Klinkova, Ph.D.

Current position

Assistant Professor,
University of Waterloo, Canada

2009-2011

M.S. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Andrew Kuledge

Current position

Technical Analyst,
Best Buy, Richfield, MN

2010-2012

B.S. in Economics, B.S. in Physics
Bowling Green State University


Adam Lahey

Current position

B.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University



Kelly Lambright

Current position

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
University of Toledo

2010-2013

B.S. in Chemistry, B.S. in Biology
Bowling Green State University


Scott Lambright

Current position

Development Engineering Associate,
First Solar, Perrysburg, OH

2012-2014

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Geethika Liyanage

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
University of Toledo

2012-2014

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Ryan Lorek

Current position

Ph.D. in Particle Astrophysics,
Case Western Reserve University

2011-2012

Auditing Classes,
Bowling Green State University


Ibukun Makinde

Current position

Project Engineer,
Wipro Technologies, Houston, TX

2011-2012

M.S. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Bryan Mellott

Current position

Chemist,
Campbell Soup Company

2012-2014

B.S. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Keith McBride

2010-2014

B.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Alexander Nemchinov

Current position

Senior Process Design Engineer,
Makorus Engineering, St. Petersburg, Russia

2007-2012

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Ian Nemitz

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
Case Western Reserve University

2008-2010

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Timothy O'Connor

Current position

Ph.D. in Nanoengineering,
University of California, San Diego

2007-2012

B.S., M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Dimuthu Perera

Current position

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
RICE University

2011-2013

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Zack Porach

Current position

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
University of Illinois at Chicago

2011-2015

B.S. in Chemistry,
Bowling Green State University


Natalia Razgoniaeva, Ph.D.

Current position

Researcher,
Spectra Group, Millbury, OH

2012-2017

Ph.D. in Photochemical Sciences,
Bowling Green State University


Upendra Rijal

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
Wayne State University

2012-2014

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Daniel Roth

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
Oregon State University

2008-2012

B.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Nicholas Schmall

Current position

Professor of Physics,
Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

2007-2009

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Narayan Sharma

Current position

Professor of Physics,
Terra Community College, Fremont, OH

2013-2015

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Bryan Smith

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
Ohio State University

2011-2015

B.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Prakash Uprety

Current position

Ph.D. in Physics,
University of Toledo

2012-2014

M.S. in Physics,
Bowling Green State University


Abigail Vore

Current position

Laboratory Technician,
ARS International, Luckey, OH

2016-2018

B.S. in Forensic Science,
Bowling Green State University


Priyanka Yadav, Ph.D.

2015-2016

Visiting scholar,
Bowling Green State University