Team Members

Principal Investigator

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Sreeprasad Sreenivasan

Sreeprasad Sreenivasan received his BS and MS in Chemistry from Mahatma Gandhi University and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Subsequently, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Kansas State University and Rice University.  He is currently an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso and was previously a faculty member at Clemson University (Research Scientist) and University of Toledo (Research Asst. Professor). His research interest is in two-dimensional quantum materials. In addition to probing the fundamental properties, his lab also applies quantum structures with engineered properties for electronics, energy, sensing, and biomedical applications.

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sreenivasan@utep.edu      915-747-6833 (Office)       915-747-5748 (Fax)

Postdoctoral Colleagues

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Dr. Surya Chava

Education: MS: IIT Delhi; Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of South Carolina (2018)

Research Interests: Growth and characterization of 2D materials; fabrication of Nanodevices, and their characterization for next-generation electronic, optoelectronic applications

Email: vchava@utep.eduGraduate Stud

 

 

 Graduate Students

 
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Aruna N Nair  

Pursuing:  Ph.D. in Chemistry (from Fall 2018)

Education: Integrated BS-MS in Physics, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, India (2016)

Research Interests: 2D material synthesis and applications

Email: anarayanan2@miners.utep.edu

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Lissette García Enríquez

Pursuing:  Ph.D. in Chemistry (from Fall 2019)

Education: B.S in Chemistry from University of Havana, 2017

Research Interest: Sustainable nanotechnology. Covalent Organic Frameworks

Email: lgarciaenr@miners.utep.edu

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Mohamed F Sanad

Pursuing:  Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering (Interdisciplinary) (from Spring 2020) (Co-advisor: Dr. Luis Echegoyen)

 
Education: M. Sc in Chemistry from Ain Shams University,  Egypt 2018
 
 
Research Interests: Synthesis and characterization of 2D materials; Quantum dots; Electrocatalysis and its energy applications
 

Email: mfsanad@miners.utep.edu

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Ashley Gomez

Pursuing:  MS in Chemistry (Co-advisor: Dr. Luis Echegoyen)

Education: B.S in Chemistry from University of Texas at El Paso, 2018

Research Interests: Synthesis of 2D Materials for Perovskite Solar Cell Application

Email: agomez32@miners.utep.edu

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Alumni

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Dr. Deepesh Gopalakrishnan

Education: M.Sc./M.Tech in Material Science: University of Madras, India (2012)

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA (2020)

Research Interests: Layered 2D materials – Synthesis and Energy related Applications

Last known position: Research Scientist

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Dr. Saptasree Bose

Education: MS and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Jadavpur University

Research Experience: Research Associate in IACS, and CGCRI

Last known position: Postdoc at NMSU

Oscar E Eraso Toro: BS Chemistry. Visiting researcher