ORaCEL involves collaborative research among faculty located in the Research Triangle who performs world-class research in carbon electronics. Please click on the pictures for details.

Harald Ade

Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor
NC State University, Department of Physics
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Dan Dougherty

Associate Professor
NC State University, Department of Physics
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Kenan Gundogdu

Associate Professor
NC State University, Department of Physics
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Dali Sun

Assistant Professor
NC State University, Department of Physics
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Franky So

Walter and Ida Freeman Distinguished Professor
NC State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
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Aram Amassian

Assoc. Professor
NC State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
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Brendan O’Connor

Associate Professor
NC State University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Jesse Jur

Associate Professor
NC State University, Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science
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Abay G. Dinku

Research Assistant Professor
NC State University, Department of Physics
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Felix N. Castellano

Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor
NC State University, Department of Chemistry
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Wei You

Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Chemistry
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Ahmed El-Shafei

Professor
NC State University, Department of Physics
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Jun Liu

Assistant Professor
NC State University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Yunpeng Qin

PhD institution and major: University of Science and Technology Beijing, Chemistry

Research interests: High Efficiency OPV Devices and thermodynamics of functional blends
email: yqin9(at)ncsu.edu

 

 

 

Zhen Wang

PhD institution and major: Tsinghua University, Chemistry

Research interests: Morphological and photophysical/photochemical research on organic optoelectronics and molecular simulations for organic functional materials.
email: zwang96(at)ncsu.edu

 

 

Anirban Bagui

PhD institution and major: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Physics

Research interests: Physics of organic semiconductors, and organic solar cells .
email: abagui(at)ncsu.edu, anirban.bagui(at)fulbrightmail.org

 

 

 

Liang Yan

PhD institution and major: University of Tennessee; Material Science and Engineering

Research interests: Liang’s research interests encompass a wide variety of fields, including organic photovoltaics, organic spintronics, and organic thermoelectrics.
email: lyan1(at)email.unc.edu

 

 

 

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Masoud Ghasemi

PhD institution and major: Physics, NC State University

Research interests: Investigation of phase behavior of 2D and 3D organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites and Soft-Matter Additive Manufacturing.

email: mghasem(at)ncsu.edu

 

 

 


Carr Ho

PhD institution and major: Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University

Research interests: Organic and Perovskite photovoltaic device physics, and engineering; charge carrier mobility measurements; electrical and optical trap measurements.

email: hho3(at)ncsu.edu

 

 

 

Sara Sheykhi

PhD institution and major: Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
Research interests: Organic chemistry, OLED materials, and flow-chemistry.

email: ssheykh(at)ncsu.edu

 

 

 

Samuel Shepard

PhD institution and major: University of Colorado Boulder, Chemistry
Research interests: Triplet-triplet annihilation upconversion and its application to photoredox catalysis.

email: sgshepar(at)ncsu.edu

 

 

 

Xiangyu (Sean) Fu

PhD institution and major: Physics, NC State University: Material Science and Engineering, University of Florida
Research interests: OLED light extraction and beam shaping, thin film electro-optical device design.

email: xfu5(at)ncsu.edu

Liping Zhu

PhD Institution and major: Chemistry and Physics of Materials, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research interests: High Efficiency OLEDs and Device Physics.

email: lzhu23(at)ncsu.edu

Nilesh Barange

PhD Institution and major: Physics, Kyung Hee University, Seoul
Research interests: Research and development of photodetector and organic optoelectronic devices. Nano-patterning in the photodetector, OLED and solar cell. Simulation of optoelectronics devices using FDTD.

email: nbarang(at)ncsu.edu

David Dirkes

PhD Institution and major: Chemistry, UNC-Chapel Hill
Research interests: David’s research interests include designing and synthesizing organic photovoltaic and electronic materials for application in new materials and renewable energy projects. He hopes to create higher efficiency organic solar cell materials by incorporating novel organic compounds and light absorption techniques, such as singlet fission, into the solar cell.

email: dirkes(at)email.unc.edu

Alumni

Postdoctoral Associates:

Adrian Hunt
Avinash Rustag
Bhoj Gautam
Huawei Hu
Joo-Hyun Kim
Masrur Nahid
Omar Awartani
Subhrangsu Mukherjee
Xuechen Jiao

Alex Kemper group (Physics, NCSU)
Akhil Francis
Ankit Kumar
Omadillo Abdurazakov-

Aram Amassian group (MSE, NCSU)
Boyu Guo

Kasra Darabi
Laine Taussig
Nathan Woodward
Tonghui (Tony) Wang
Zach Russell

Brendan O’Connor group (Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., NCSU)
Eshwar Ravishankar
Harry Schrickx
Salma Siddika
Runqiao Song
Ronald Booth

Dali Sun group (Physics, NCSU)
Eric Vetter
Shijia Yang
Zhengjie Huang

Dan Dougherty group (Physics, NCSU)
Jordan Frick

Divine Kumah group (Physics, NCSU)
Athby Al-Tawhid
Aubrey Penn
Tongjie Chen

Franky So group (MSE, NCSU)
Chen Dong
Dong-Hun Shin
Qi Dong
Juliana Mendas
Lei Lei
Stephen Amoah
Shichen (Mason) Yin
Yash Mehta
Shuo Ding

Harald Ade group (Physics, NCSU)
Indunil Angunawela
Reece Henry
Samuel Stuard
Somayeh Kashani
Zhengxing Peng

Jackie Krim group (Physics, NCSU)
Biplav Acharya
Samuel Kenny

Jess Jur group (Textile Engineering, NCSU)
Beomjun Ju
Braden Li
Caitlin Knowles
Elizabeth Cobarrubias
Inhwan Kim
Ying Zhou
Wade Ingram
Zoe Rosenberg

Jun Liu group (Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., NCSU)
Ankit Negi
JiXiong He
Kyung Hoon

Kenan Gundogdu group (Physics, NCSU)
Hossein Ardekani
Sam Sridhar
Melike Biliroglu
Gamze Findik
Dovletgeldi Seyitliyev

Phil Castellano group (Chemistry, NCSU)
Antonio Lopez
Chris Papa
Daniel Yonemoto
Hala Atallah
Kaylee Wells
​Michael Rosko
Mo Yang
Nancy Awwad
Remi Fayad
Subhangi Roy
Xing-Ao Zhang

Wei You group (Chemistry, UNC-Chapel Hill)
Ian VonWald
Jeromy Rech
Kyle Cushman
Stephanie Samson
Xiaowei Zhong

Aram Amassian group (MSE, NCSU)
Vikash Kumar
Addison Callan
Connor Boyce
Kevin Fitzgerald
Katherine Meinhold

Dali Sun (Physics, NCSU)
Nick Castanho

Divine Kumah (Physics, NCSU)
Cooper Brooks, Physic
Hayden Bland, Engineering
Joshua Carter, Physics
Yasemin Ozbek, Physics

Felix Castellano group (Chemistry, NCSU)
Jon Palmer
Megan Griffin

Jesse Jur group (Textile, NCSU)
Dylan Kyker
Furkan Kose
Jack Jansen

Harald Ade group (Physics, NCSU)
Jason Cuddeback
Thomas Steckmann

Wei You group (Chemistry, UNC)
Noel Archer
Parker Boeck
Spencer Bradshaw

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