Group

Cape Crystal

From left to right: (top row) Sophia Janoyan, Maya Martirossyan, (second row) Jasmin Kennard, Hillary Pan, Naomi Nelson, (third row) Rachael Skye, Jonathan Zelaya Solano, Hongjin Du, (bottom row) Andreia Fenley, 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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Postdoctoral Scholar

Reum Scott (he/him/his)
co-advised with Phillip Milner, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
NSF MPS Ascend fellow, 2021-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ rns76@cornell.edu
PhD (Materials Science and Engineering), Cornell University, 2019
MS (Chemistry), Howard University, 2013
BS (Materials Science and Engineering), University of Pennsylvania, 2009

Graduate Students

Maya Martirossyan
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Maya M. Martirossyan (she/her/hers)
PhD student, 2018-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ mmm457@cornell.edu
BS (Physics), Harvey Mudd College, 2017
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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

Rachael Skye
Photo credit: Maya Martirossyan
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

Hillary Pan
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Hillary Pan (she/her/hers)
PhD student, 2020-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ hp393@cornell.edu
MS (Materials Science and Engineering), Cornell University, 2020
BA (Physics), Oberlin College, 2017
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Jingting (Nicole) Chen (she/her/hers)
MS student, 2021-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ jc2778@cornell.edu
BS (Materials Science and Engineering), University of California, Irvine, 2021
AS (Mathematics and Physics), Foothill College, 2019

Undergraduate Students

Joy Hendrix
Photo credit: Maya Martirossyan
Joy Hendrix (she/they)
undergraduate researcher, 2020-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ jlh466@cornell.edu
BSc student, Cornell University, 2018-

Isabella Miller
Isabella Miller (she/her/hers)
undergraduate researcher, 2021-
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
✉️ inm6@cornell.edu
BSc student, Cornell University, 2020-

Sophia Janoyan
Sophia Janoyan (she/her/hers)
undergraduate researcher, 2021-
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
✉️ sjj58@cornell.edu
BSc student, Cornell University, 2020-

Hongjin Du (she/her/hers)
undergraduate researcher, 2021-
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
✉️ hd329@cornell.edu
BSc student, Cornell University, 2020-


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 committees → MSE, ChBE);
– 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.)