Lab: 810 West Campus Dr., West Campus, West Haven, CT


Office: 209 Becton, 15 Prospect St., New Haven, CT


Phone: (203) 737 -7293 / (203) 432 - 2156

(Group Photos)


Principal Investigator

Judy Cha

Judy J. Cha

Carol and Douglas Melamed Assistant Professor

of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Yale University

PhD: Cornell University, Postdoc: Stanford University

B. As: Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada


Office: 209 Becton Center, 15 Prospect St, New Haven, CT

Phone1: (203) 737-7293

Phone2: (203) 432-2156


Faculty Page



Dr. Yu Zhou

PhD: Peking University, China

Research: 2D layered materials

Dr. Piranavan Kumaravadivel

PhD: Dept. of Physics, Stony Brook University

Research: Topological crystalline insulators



Dr. Sung Woo Sohn

PhD: Dept. of Materials Science, Yonsei University

Research: Bulk metallic glasses





PhD Students

John Woods

BS: University of Virginia

Research: 2D chalcogenide heterostructures


Yujun (Terry) Xie

BS: Drexel University

MS: Drexel University

Research: In-situ TEM of nanostructures



Undergraduate Students

Grace Pan

Undergraduate Student (Physics), Yale University


Iwona Chalus

Undergraduate Student (Mechanical Engineering), Yale University




Eric Jung

Dr. Eric Jung

postdoc (2013-2015)


Research Assisant Professor,

University of Central Florida


Dr. Jie Shen

postdoc (2013-2015)


Postdoctoral Scholar,

Delft University of Technology