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Faculty Advisor

Prof. H. -S. Philip Wong
Willard R. and Inez Kerr Bell Professor of Engineering
CISX 312   +1 (650) 725 0982
Research Interests: Carbon electronics, biosensors, self-assembly, exploratory logic devices, nanoelectromechanical relays, device modeling, and non-volatile memory devices such as phase change memory and metal oxide resistance change memory


Administrative Assistant

Anna Lue      
Packard 367     +1 (650) 724 7833      

Graduate Students

Name Research Interests Email (
Qing Lin CNT Transistor Threshold Voltage Variation qinglin
Wei-Chen Harry Chen In-Memory Computing weichen9
Shuhan Liu Embedded Dynamic Random Access Memory shliu98
Matthew Beauchamp Ferroelectric FET bchampm
Xiangjin Wu Phase Change Memory xiangjin
Koustav Jana  Oxide transistor device modeling  kj2011
Hugo Chen Ferroelectric FET hugochen
Jennifer Jiang Oxide transistor qjiang81

Current Post Doctoral Fellows

Name Research Interests Email (
Jihun Rho In vivo nano-biosensing rjihun

Current Visiting Scholars and Faculty

Name Institution Title
Jian Chen Stanford Visiting Scholar
Kasidit Toprasertpong University of Tokyo Visiting Professor
Seunghyun Lee Kyung Hee University Visiting Professor

Current Visiting Student Researcher

Name Institution Joining Year

Alumni - Graduated Students

Name Thesis Title Year of Graduation Post-Stanford Affiliation
Jie Deng Device Modeling and Circuit Performance Evaluation for Nanoscale Devices: Silicon Technology Beyond 45 nm Node and Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors June 2007 IBM
Gael F. Close On-Chip Demonstration of Carbon Nanotube Interconnects June 2008 IBM
Yuan Zhang Nanoscale Phase Change Memory: Device Structure and Material Characterization September 2008 SanDisk
Deji Akinwande Carbon Nanotubes: Device Physics, RF Circuits, Surface Science, and Nanotechnology November 2009 UT Austin
Albert Lin Carbon Nanotube Synthesis, Device Fabrication, and Circuit Design for Digital Logic Applications May 2010 Apple
Lan Wei Nanoelectronics: Technology Assessment and Projection at the Device, Circuit, and System Level August 2010 MIT
SangBum Kim Scalability and Reliability of Phase Change Memory August 2010 IBM
Saeroonter Oh Modeling of III-V Nanoscale Field-Effect Transistors for Logic Circuits August 2010 LG
Li-Wen Chang Device/Circuit Fabrication Using Diblock Copolymer Lithography September 2010 Applied Materials
Arash Hazeghi Carbon Nanotube Electronics April 2011 Oswami
Cara Beasley Chirality Distributions: Effects of Carbon Source and Growth Condition Changes on the Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Grown by CVD May 2011 Applied Materials
Marissa Caldwell Colloidal Nanoparticles for Phase Change Memory Applications August 2011 Wildcatdiscovery
Jenny Hu Device Technology for Nanoscale III-V Compound Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors November 2011 Intel
Byoungil Lee Fabrication and Characterization of Nanoscale Resistance Change Memory (RRAM) November 2011 Samsung
Soogine Chong Design and Fabrication of Electrostatically Actuated Nanoelectromechanical Relays and Their Integration with CMOS January 2012 Samsung
Jiale Liang Toward sub-10 nm Phase Change Memory – Device Structure and Array Analysis June 2012 Oracle
Xiangyu (Helen) Chen The Application of Graphene for Integrated Circuit Interconnect Technology

August 2012

Jason Parker Synthetic Routes Toward Scalable, Tunable Carbon Nanotube Ensembles for use in Devices June 2013 Intel
Shimeng Yu Resistive Switching Memory for Non-Volitile Storage and Neuromorphic Computing

July 2013

Arizona State University
Yun (Lisa) Chen Scalable Wireless Monitoring Systems With Passive Sensors For Biomedical Applications August 2013 McKinsey
Yi (Alice) Wu Resistive Switching Random Access Memory (RRAM) – Scaling, Materials, and New Application August 2013 Oracle
Rakesh Jeyasingh Phase change memory : device physics, scaling and neuromorphic application February 2014 Intel
Hong-Yu (Henry) Chen Resistive switching random access memory, materials and device engineering for 3D architecture March 2014 SanDisk
Luckshita (Lucky) Liyanage A solid-state doping technology for carbon nanotubes 2014 SanDisk
He (Linda) Yi Directed self-assembly for nanofabrication and device integration 2015 Apple
Chiyui (Ethan) Ahn Emerging non-volatile memory enabled by carbon nano-materials 2015 UT San Antonio
Kokab Baghbani Parizi Advances on Chip Inside A Cell for Monitoring Physiological Cell Parameters 2015  
Chi-Shuen (Vince) Lee CMOS technology assessment and optimization, from device and interconnect modeling to system performance evaluation June 2017 AiN Networks
Scott Fong Interplay of Electrical and Thermal effects in Phase-Change Memory June 2017 Intel
Sukru Burc Eryilmaz Brain-inspired computing with resistive non-volatile memories June 2017 NVIDIA
Ling Li Integrating graphene with copper interconnects for future energy-efficient and reliable nanoelectronic systems August 2018 Apple
Joon Sohn Resistive switching random access memory - device scaling in 3D architecture and integration with complementary metal oxide semiconductor August 2018 Apple
Gregory Pitner Low contact resistance and dense assembly towards high drive current carbon nanotube transistors March 2019 AlignedCarbon
Xiaolin (Jasmine) Hu Advances on chip-in-cell wireless platform for continuous monitoring of physiological parameters in single cells April 2019 Apple
Kye Okabe Investigating the Switching Mechanism of Interfacial Phase Change Memory June 2019 TBD
Ziwen (Jerry) Wang Resistive Switching in Metal-Oxides: New Characterization Techniques and New Insights June 2019  
Mimi Yang Techniques for a Chip-in-Cell Wireless Platform for Single Cell Monitoring November 2019 Bain & Company
Chris Neumann The Effect of Interfaces on Phase Change Memory Switching December 2019 Intel
Zizhen Jiang Resistive switching random access memory (RRAM) : analysis, modeling, and characterization toward practical applications June 2020 Google
Ching-Hua (Fiona) Wang 2D materials for logic and memory integration June 2020 Apple
Rebecca Park Understanding and manipulating charges surrounding carbon nanotubes : a step towards high-performance computing with carbone nanotube transistors June 2020 Samsung
Alvin Universe Tang Towards low temperature solid source synthesis of monolayer molybdenum disulfide and low resistance contacts to molybdenum disulfide-based devices June 2021 TSMC
Xin Zheng Storing analog data with an analog memory system June 2022 Apple
Weier Wan RRAM compute-in-memory hardware for efficient, versatile, and accurate AI inference June 2022 Aizip
Haitong Li RRAM-CMOS integrated hardware for efficient learning and inference at the edge June 2022 Purdue University
"Yujo" Zhouchangwan Yu Hafnium oxide based ferroelectric materials for memory applications June 2022 Apple
Shengjun (Sophia) Qin 3D vertical resistive switching memory towards ultrahigh-density non-volatile memory September 2022 Ampere Computing
Maryann Tung Block copolymer directed self-assembly for patterning memory and logic September 2022 PsiQuantum

Former Research Associates

Name Post-Stanford Affiliation
J Provine Aligned Carbon
Jim McVittie  

Former Visiting Scholars and Faculty

Name Institution Title Date
Byoungtaek Kim Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar  
Dongjin Lee Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar  
Woo C. Noh Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar  
Shosuke Fujii Toshiba Corporation Visiting Scholar 2016-17
Fang Yuan The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Visiting PostDoc 2016-17
Yao Guo The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Visiting PostDoc 2016-17
Sejun Park Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar 2016-17
Yong Sung Kim Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar 2014-15
Suk Kang Sung Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar 2013-14
Kailiang Zhang Tianjin University of Technology Visiting Faculty 2013-14
Tianling Ren Tsinghua University Visiting Faculty 2011-12
Wonje Park Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar 2011-12
Kaveh Milaninia UC Santa Barbara Visiting Scholar 2011-12
Yang Chai Hong Kong Polytechnic University Visiting Scholar 2009-11
Jinil Lee Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar 2009-11
Hae Taek Kim Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar 2006-07
Eiji Yoshida Fujitsu Laboratories Visiting Scholar 2007-08
Jeong- Hyong Yi Seoul National University Visiting Scholar 2006-07
Byong Jae Bae Samsung Electronics Visiting Scholar 2007-09
Sunae Seo Samsung Advanced Institue of Technology (SAIT) Visiting Scholar 2005-06

Former Post-Doctoral Researchers

Name Post-Stanford Affiliation Date
Stella Tang Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2011-12
Ximeng Guan IBM 2010-12
Daesung Lee Invensense 2009-13
Duygu Kuzum University of Pennsylvania 2008-11
Xinyu Bao Applied Materials 2008-11
Kerem Akarvardar Global Foundries 2006-09
Xiaoqing Xu Stanford University 2011-14
Jesse Engel Baidu 2013-14
Seunghyun Lee Kyung Hee University 2014-15
Ji Cao   2014-16
Ethan Ahn Apple 2015-16
Jean Anne Currivan-Incorvia UT Austin 2015-17
Karl-Magnus Persson Lund University 2015-17
Rui Yang Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2016-18
Raisul Islam TSMC 2017-19
Jimin Kwon UNIST 2020-22

Former Visiting Student Researchers

Name Home Institution Date
I-Ting Wang National Chiao Tung University 2016
Yuanyuan Shi Soochow University 2016
Jen-chien Liu National Chiao Tung University 2016
Xurong Li Peking University 2015
Chung-Wei (Jerry) Hsu National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan 2015
Haitao Xu Peking University 2014
Shih-Chieh Wu National Chiao-Tung University 2013
Emanuele Giacometti Institute Polytechnique de Grenoble 2013
Fabio Giovanardi University of Bologna 2012
Christoph Eggimann Swiss Federal Institute of Tech. (EPFL) 2007