Principal Investigator

Udo Schwingenschlögl

Professor of Applied Physics

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Quantum Transport, Interface and Defect Physics, Correlated Materials, Thermoelectrics, Metal-Ion Batteries, Nanoparticles

Postdoctoral Fellows

Aamir Shafique

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Thermoelectrics, 2D Materials, First-Principles High-Throughput Calculation, Lattice Dynamics, Reverse Monte Carlo Modelling and Simulation, Electron-Phonon Coupling, Lithium Ions Batteries

Abdulrahman H. Basher Yassin

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: First-Principles Calculations, Molecular Dynamics, Atomic Layer Etching (ALE), Atomic Layer Processing (ALP), Nano-scale Devices, Plasma Physics, Quantum Computer Materials, Plasma Surface Interactions

Abdus Samad

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: DFT, Lithium Ions Batteries, Computational Materials, Structure Analysis

Avijeet Ray

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Interface and Defect Physics, High-throughput, Magnetism, Correlated System

Duc Tam Ho

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Materials Modeling, Nano-Mechanics, Molecular Dynamics, Nanomaterials, Mechanical Meta-Materials

Gokaran Shukla

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: Transport in all kind of  materials and  devices

Hasan Abdullah

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: Magnetism, Spintronics, Quantum Transport, Topological Materials, Antiferromagnets

Junjie Jin

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Metal-Ion Batteries, Photocatalytic Water Splitting

Mathan Kumar Eswaran

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Perovskites, CO2 conversion, Hydrogen Evolution Reaction, Hydrogen Storage, Gas Sensing

Minglei Sun

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Metal-Ion Batteries, Interface and Defect Physics, Photocatalytic Water Splitting, Energy Conversion and Storage, Heterostructure, First-Principles Calculations

Mohammed Ghadiyali

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Perovskites, Metal-Semiconductor Interface, Solar cell

Ning Zhao

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: 2D Materials, First-Principle Theory, Interface, vdW Interaction, Electronic Properties, Contact

Paresch Chandra Rout

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: Double perovkite room-temperature Multiferroics, Room-temperature Spintronics, Ferroelectric doubleperovskite solar cells, 2D magnetic materials for transport properties calculations

Roshan Ali

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: Computational Materials, DFT, Solar cell, Catalysis, Optoelectronics

Xiaoning Zang

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Topological Phase, Twisted Light, Exciton, TDDFT

PhD Students

Aleksandr Voronin

PhD Student

Research Interests: Materials Modeling, Nanomaterials, Molecular Dynamics, DFT

Aleksandra Oranskaia

PhD Student

Research Interests: Materials Modeling, vdW Interaction, Chemistry of Materials

Arun Jangir

PhD Student

Research Interests: Low Dimensional Materials, Phase Transition, Mechanical Properties

Eman A Al Dawood

PhD Student

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Thermoelectrics

Ghaith Jamal Nadhreen

PhD student

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Materials Modeling, DFT, Graphene, Batteries, Membranes, Hydrogen Separation

Hector A. Jimenez Romero

PhD Student

Research Interests: Light Propagation, Light-Matter Interaction, Time-Dependent First Principles Calculations, Computational Physics

Kirill Agapev

PhD Student

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Carbon Nanotubes, Perovskites, Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

Luqman Saleem

PhD student

Research Interests: Quantum Transport, Exchange Magnon, Magnon Spintronics

Rakesh Rosan Pradhan

PhD Student

Research Interests: Perovskite Solar Cells, Nanomaterials, Charge-Carrier Dynamics

Rehab Albaridy

PhD Student

Research Interests: Spintronics, First-Principles Calculations

Saber Fahad Alfurhud

PhD Student

Research Interests: 2D Heterostructures Tandem Solar Cells, Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Perovskite Solar Cells, Nanomaterials

Shubham R. Singh

PhD Student

Research Interests: Condensed Matter Theory, 2D Materials, Magnetism, Thermoelectrics, DFT, Transport in all kind of  materials and  devices, Energy harvesting

Shubham Tyagi

PhD Student

Research Interests: Superlattices, Interface Phenomena, 2D Material Heterostructures

MS/PhD Students

Mahmoud Almansouri

MS/PhD Student

Research Interests: Quantum Transport, Thermoelectrics, Bilayer Materials

Ziang Zhang

MS/PhD Student

Research Interests: Machine learning, Materials Informatics

MS Students

Abdullah Bawazir

MS Student

Research Interests: First-Principles Calculations, Twisted particles, Vortex beams, Quantum information processing, QFT

Basma K. Labani

MS Student

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Spintronics, First-Principles Calculations, Van der Waals Magnets, Ferromagnetism

Masowmh Aladhab

MS Student

Research Interests: Materials Modeling, Semiconductors

Mohammed M. Khan

MS Student

Research Interests: Solar cell, Perovskites, DFT, First-Principles Calculations, Lead-free materials

Ohoud K. Alharbi

MS Student

Research Interests: Materials Modeling, Computational Physics, Topological Materials, Theoretical Physics

Reem Alharbi

MS Student

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Quantum Transport, Gas Sensing

Yuanjie Sun

MS Student

Research Interests: Machine learning, Topological Materials