Principal Investigator


Dr. Jie Zheng


Research Assistant Professor


Dr. Mengxiao Yu


Postdoctoral Fellows


Dr. Shaoheng Tang


PhD Candidates


Mr. Xingya Jiang


Ms. Shasha Sun


Mr. Rodrigo Vinluan III


Ms. Jing Xu


Graduate Students


Ms. Bujie Du


Mr. Yingyu Huang


Ms. Jessica Jacobe


Mr. Xuhui Ning


Mr. Chuanqi Peng




Undergraduate Students


Ms. Phoebe Carter


Mr. Anthony Dao


Mr. Jonathan Wang


Mr. Greg Zhang 




Former Group Members


Dr. Jinbin Liu (Postdoc)

Dr. Shengyang Yang (Postdoc)

Dr. Jing Yu (Postdoc)

Dr. Zhanghua Zeng (Postdoc)

Dr. Liang Zhao (Postdoc)


Ms. Jennifer Chilek (Graduate)

Dr. Chen Zhou (Graduate)


Ms. Sheby Alexander (Undergraduate)

Mr. Chris Alameddin (Undergraduate)

Mr. Michael Anyirah (Undergraduate)

Mr. Sishan Chen (Undergraduate) 

Mr. Giovanni Contello (Undergraduate) 

Mr. Andrew Dean (Undergraduate) 

Ms. Melissa Gannaway (Undergraduate)

Ms. Julia Hankins (Undergraduate)

Ms. Grace Kong (Undergraduate)

Mr. Stephen McMahon (Undergraduate)

Mr. Husain Mogri (Undergraduate)

Mr. Ali Mozayan (Undergraduate)

Mr. Justin Sullins (Undergraduate)

Mr. Joel Taylor (Undergraduate)


Ms. Chelsea Carson (High School)

Ms. Karen Chen (High School)

Ms. Clare Jensen (High School)

Ms. Rebecca John (High School)

Ms. Amy Xia (High School)

Mr. Robert Yao (High School)


Sishan Chen


Undergraduate Student



Office: NSERL 2.440






The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W Campbell Rd. Richardson, TX 75080


Education Background


B.S.  Chemistry, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2012-2014.


PhD. Chemistry, Rice University, 2014-present.

Research Area


Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles Synthesis.


Honors and Awards


2nd prize scholarship, Hefei University of Technology, 2011.


1st prize of the Shanghai Tomorrows Stars of Science & Technology projection presentation, 2010.





















































[Contact us]

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Tel: 972-883-5768 (Dr. Zheng), 972-883-5769 (Lab)