Group

Cape Crystal
Photo credit: Sabrina Li (October 29, 2019)

From left to right: Rees Chang, Hillary Pan, Jasmin Kennard, Maya Martirossyan, Rachael Skye, Amy Wang, Praveen Varadaraj, Julia Dshemuchadse

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Principal Investigator

Julia Dshemuchadse
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Julia Dshemuchadse (she/her/hers)
Assistant Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ jd732@cornell.edu
Dr. sc. (Materials Science), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2013
Diploma (Physics), TU Dresden, Germany, 2008
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Graduate Students

Hillary Pan
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Hillary Pan (she/her/hers)
MS student, 2018-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ hp393@cornell.edu
BA (Physics), Oberlin College, 2017
Maya Martirossyan
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Maya M. Martirossyan (she/her/hers)
PhD student, 2018-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ mmm457@cornell.edu
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BS (Physics), Harvey Mudd College, 2017
Jasmin Kennard
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Jasmin J. Kennard (she/her/hers)
PhD student, 2018-
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
✉️ jjk353@cornell.edu

HBS (Chemical Engineering), Oregon State University, 2018
Praveen Varadaraj
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Praveen K. Varadaraj (he/him/his)
MEng student, 2019-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ pv254@cornell.edu

BTech (Mechanical Engineering), GITAM Hyderabad, India, 2019
Rachael Skye
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Rachael S. Skye (she/her/hers)
PhD student, 2019-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ rss364@cornell.edu

BS (Materials Science and Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019
Ryan Prager (he/him/his)
MEng student, 2019-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ rp593@cornell.edu

BEng (Materials Engineering), McMaster University, Canada, 2019

Undergraduate Students

Rees Chang
Photo credit: Maya Martirossyan
Rees Chang (he/him/his)
senior thesis, 2019-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ rc564@cornell.edu

BSc student (Materials Science), Cornell University, 2016-
Amy Wang
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Amy Wang (she/her/hers)
undergraduate researcher, 2019-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ yw575@cornell.edu
BSc student, Cornell University, 2019-


If you are interested in joining the group
– as an undergraduate student: please contact Prof. Dshemuchadse directly;
– as a graduate student: apply with a MS or PhD program at Cornell (decisions are made by the admissions committee → MSE);
– as a postdoctoral researcher: please contact Prof. Dshemuchadse describing your research interests and the funding (e.g., fellowships) you intend to apply for. (There are currently no open funded positions for postdoctoral scholars.)