REU

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

 

Summer 2017

 

  • William Centeno from Lehman College, New York, was mentored by Prof. Ray Tu

"Influence of Hydrophobicity on the Nanofiber Self-Assembly Rates of β - Sheet Peptide Amphiphiles"

  • Joseph Cruz from Lehman College, New York, was mentored by Prof. Maria Tamargo

"Contactless Electroreflectance (CER) as a means of Characterizing CdSe/ZnTe Multiple quantum Well Structures"

  • Biola Daniel from City College of New York, New York, was mentored by Prof. Swapan Gayen

"Photoluminescence study of ZnSe:Cl/GaAs"

  • Jemaris Martes from University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, was mentored by Dr. Jacob Trevino

"Semiconductor Nano-pillar Arrays for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy"

  • Lakeisha Ramos Rosado from University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, was mentored by Prof. Vinod Menon

"Modification of Phonon Energies in hBN through Cavity Coupling"

  • Baseemah Rucker from Hampton University, Virginia, was mentored by Prof. Ilona Kretzschmar

"Fabrication of Janus Particles"

  • Luz Maria Valdiviezo from City College of New York, New York, was mentored by Prof. Ilona Kretzschmar

"Investigating the Optical Properties of Nano-sized Particles at the Air-Water Interface"

 

 

Summer 2016

 

  • Gabriel Lopez-Morales from Interamerican University, Puerto Rico, was mentored by Prof. Vinod Menon

"Quantum emitter based on defects in hBN"

  • Gabriela Ramirez from University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, was mentored by Prof. Ilona Kretzschmar

"Functionalization of Janus Au-SiO2 nanoparticles to successfully achieve enzyme conjugation"