Group Members




Figueroa Group

Joshua S. Figueroa

jsfig[at]ucsd.edu – Bio




Postdoctoral Scholars


Vincent Wang
Ph.D. UC Davis
shw062[at]ucsd.edu

Graduate Students


Myles Drance
5th Year Graduate Student
mdrance[at]ucsd.edu


Alejandra Arroyave
4th Year Graduate Student
aarroyav[at]ucsd.edu
Sloan Scholar
NSF Graduate Research Fellow


Michael Neville
4th Year Graduate Student
mlnevill[at]ucsd.edu
Roger Tsien Fellow


Haeun Chang
2nd Year Graduate Student
e0chang[at]ucsd.edu


Ritchie Hernandez
2nd Year Graduate Student
reh012[at]ucsd.edu


Adam Grippo
2nd Year Graduate Student
agrippo[at]ucsd.edu


Krista Balto
1st Year Graduate Student
kbalto[at]ucsd.edu


Former Members

Postdoctoral Associates:

Dr. Nils Weidemann (5/2009 - 12/2011)
Senior Scientist, Arejo GmbH, Berlin, Germany

PhD Students:

Liezel A. Labios – Ph.D. 2012: Public Information Officer, UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering

Matthew D. Millard – Ph.D. 2013: Research Scientist, Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage

Treffly B. Ditri – Ph.D. 2014: Postdoc, Gianneschi Group, UCSD

Steve P. George – Ph.D. 2014: Chemical Hygiene Safety Officer, UCSD

Alex E. Carpenter – Ph.D. 2015: Reasearch Scientist, ExxonMobil Chemical Company

Brandon R. Barnett – Ph.D. 2016: Postdoc, Long Group, UC Berkeley

Charles C. Mokhtarzadeh – Ph.D. 2017: Research Scientist, Components Research, Intel Inc.

Douglas W. Agnew – Ph.D. 2017: Process Engineer, LAM Research Inc.

Kyle A. Mandla – Ph.D. 2018: Chemist, Strem Chemicals Inc.

Joanne Chan – Ph.D. 2019: Process Engineer, Intel Inc.


MS Students:

Mason Stewart

Grant Margulieux

Lavinia Scherf

Brian Emerich

Daniel Spence

Visiting Scholars and Students:

Jens Kruk, TU Munich, Germany – 2012

Prof. Paul Fischer, Macalester College – 2014-2015.

Federico Salsi, Free University Berlin, Germany – 2018, 2019

Maria Haimerl, University of Regensburg, Germany – 2019

Guilhem Claude, Free University Berlin, Germany – 2019

Undergraduate Students:

Brian Fox

Queena Sun

Amanda David

Erik Meza

Hieu Hoang

Julia Stauber

Alexander Estrada

Patrick Smith

Isabel Wen

Wesley Swords

Donald Ripatti

Ryo Kamezawa

Irena Havryluk

Enrique Flores

Isreal Lopez

Antoanet Mousalli

Itzel Vaca

Younju Lee

Josh Richardson

Austin Ready

Mari Marshall