Richard Laine

Professor

talsdad@umich.edu

2114 HH Dow

T: (734) 764-6203

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Research Staff
Yoshiyuki Abe (Visiting scholar)
Email: yoshiabe@umich.edu

Nanopowder synthesis by combustion method
Synthesis of oxynitride nanopowder


Jun Guan PH.D
Email: junguan@umich.edu

Interested in synthesis of phenylsilsesquioxane cages (PhSQs) and their derivatives and series of purification and characterization. Now working on the photophysical properties of PhSQs and their electric structures.


Monika Jansohn Ph.D
Email: mjansohn@umich.edu

Monika Jansohn has her background is in Biochemistry, Physical Science and Chemical Engineering. She founded her own company Na4B, LLC in 2012 to work on a new design of sodium nickel chloride batteries. Mrs. Jansohn joined the Laine group in 2017 as Assistant Researcher and is working on thin ceramic films.


Thomas Lenk (Visiting shcolar)
Email: lenkt@umich.edu

Thomas has done his B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Chemistry) at the Chemnitz University of Technology. He is working on his PhD there as well. His research is focused on catalyst research for exhaust gas treatment. Besides Chemistry Thomas is also interested in LabView development. In the Laine group he is working on processing and characterization of ceramic thin films.


Eleni Temeche PH.D
Email: elenite@umich.edu

Eleni Temeche is a second year PhD student, with computer engineering background. She is interested in processing and characterizing ceramic thin films. Current research focused on liquid-feed flame spray pyrolysis derived nanopowders as a route to electrically conducting calcium aluminate thin films.


Xinyu Zhang/ Miranda Zhang PH.D
Email: xinyumz@umich.edu

Interested in functional organic and ceramic materials, currently working on LiPON coating for lithium ion battery, and oxysilylations for lithium ion conducting material.



Graduate Students
Bin Liang (Visiting Scholar)
Email: binliang@umich.edu
Saiyue Liu (Visiting Scholar)
Email: saiyuel@umich.edu

Master—Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Ph.D.-----Harbin Institue of Technology, China

Saiyue is a joint Ph.D. in the Laine group.She is interested in functional ceramic synthesis. Current research is focused on the magnesium ion battery, which may play an important role in solid-state batteries in the future. 


Toshiya Sawaki (Visiting Scholar)
Email: tsawaki@umich.edu

Undergraduate Students
Lindsey Hayter
Email: hayterl@umich.edu

Lindsey is a freshman majoring in environmental engineering. She is working on a high surface area polymer that has many useful features including thermal stability and high porosity. By adding functional groups to the polymer, she hopes to increase its capabilities to include gas storage and solvent absorption.


Yi Qiu
Email: yiqiu@umich.edu

Synthesizing 3-D polyethylene oxide from oxysisyliation of OHS with diepoxides


Kenji Tomobe
Email: ktomobe@umich.edu

Synthesis and analysis of silsesquioxane derivatives.


Nicole Wang
Email: nicolwan@umich.edu

Alumni
Jae Hwan Jung
Email: jaehjung@umich.edu
David Pan
Email: davidpan@umich.edu
Tim Odykirk (Undergraduate)
Email: tryano@umich.edu
Yong Seok Kim, Ph. D. (Postdoc)
Email: kimyon@umich.edu
Ayako Nakao (Postdoc)
Email: nakaoa@umich.edu
Sachie Kakehi (Undergraduate)
Email: sachkak@umich.edu
Michael Asuncion, Ph.D. '09
Email: mza@umich.edu
Jose Azurdia, Ph. D. '09
Email: jazurdia@umich.edu
Chad Brick, Ph. D. '05
Email: cbrick@umich.edu
Joe Furgal, Ph. D. '15
Email: furgaljc@umich.edu
Catherine Haslam (Undergraduate)
Email: haslamc@umich.edu
Tom Hinklin, Ph. D.
Email: thinklin@ceramatec.com
Clare Hyde (Undergraduate)
Email: cehyde@umich.edu
Min Kim, Ph. D. '08
Email: mkim7493@gmail.com
Mitra K Moghadam, Ph. D.
Email: mitrakh@umich.edu

Master, Chemical Engineering (Polymer S&E), Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

Ph.D., Polymer Science & Engineering, Iran Polymer & Petrochemical Institute, Iran

Mitra was a joint Ph.D. in the Laine group (2012-2014). Now, she is post-doctoral researcher and working on modifying air-bag coatings. She is highly motivated researcher with broad experience in Polymer Science & Engineering, design, formulation, compounding, characterization, durability, Lifetime modeling and synthesizing of hybrid materials.


Andrew Pottebaum
Email: pottebam@umich.edu
Mark Roll, Ph.D. '09
Email: mroll@umich.edu
Alan Sellinger, Ph. D. '97
Email: aselli@mines.edu
Santy Sulaiman, Ph.D. '10
Email: ssulaima@umich.edu
Nathan Taylor, Ph. D. '15
Email: taylornj@umich.edu
Fei Wang (Visiting Professor)
Email: feiwangm@umich.edu

Research Interests: Inorganic non-metallic materials; Energy saving and environmental protection materials; Functional materials.

Professional Experiences: Principal Investigator of National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant no. 51404085); Principal Investigator, Natural Science Foundation of Hebei province (Grant no. E2013202142); Principal Investigator, Application Foundation and Advanced Technology Research Program of Tianjin, China (Grant No. 12JCQNJC02100). 


Eongyu Yi, POSDOC
Email: eonyi@umich.edu

Interested in functional ceramic nanoparticle synthesis via combustion method and processing thereof. Current research effort targets processing and characterization of oxide based lithium ion conductors, key component in future generation all-solid-state battery scheme. Goal is to produce thin films of lithium ion conductors by a easily scalable method.


Fei You (Visiting Professor)
Email: youfe@umich.edu