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Douglas H. Kelley is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and earned a PhD in physics from the University of Maryland. He held postdoctoral appointments at Yale University (in mechanical engineering) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (in materials science and engineering). Previously he earned an MS from Auburn University and a BS from Virginia Tech. Doug is a member of the American Physical Society, ASME, and AAAS.
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Jonathan Cheng is a postdoctoral associate in mechanical engineering at University of Rochester. He previously held a postdoctoral appointment in Applied Physics at Eindhoven University of Technology. Prior to this, he earned a PhD and an MS in Geophysics and Space Physics at University of California – Los Angeles and a BA in Physics at University of Chicago.
Jia Liu is a postdoctoral associate in mechanical engineering at University of Rochester. Previously she earned a Ph.D. and a B.S. in Thermal Energy and Power Engineering at Chongqing University. She was a visiting scholar in physics at Georgia Institute of Technology from 2016-2018.
Aditya Raghunadnan (Adi) is a postdoctoral research associate in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester. He obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, working on interfacial and biological soft matter flows. Previously, Adi also earned an MS from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from India.
Kimberly Boster is a postdoctoral research associate in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester. Prior to this she was a Lillian Gilbreth Postdoctoral Fellow at Purdue University. She obtained her PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Brigham Young University, studying phase-change heat transfer on superhydrophobic surfaces. She also earned an MS studying human vocal fold fluid-structure interactions and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University.
Ruy Ibanez is pursuing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester Prior to that he received his MSME from Baylor University and a BS in Physics at the University of Texas at Austin.
Bitong Wang is a PhD student in the Materials Science Program at the University of Rochester. Previously he earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Metal Material Engineering at Sichuan University and a Masters degree in the Materials Science Program at the University of Rochester.