Principal Investigator


Dr. Jie Zheng


Research Scientists


Dr. Mengxiao Yu


Postdoctoral Fellows


Dr. Jinbin Liu


Graduate Students


Mr. Xuhui Ning 


Ms. Shasha Sun


Mr. Rodrigo Vinluan


Ms. Jing Xu


Undergraduate Students


Mr. Jonathan Wang


Mr. Greg Zhang 


Ms. Melissa Gannaway 


Mr. Stephen McMahon


Mr. Justin Sullins 


Former Group Members


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. Julia Hankins (Undergraduate)

Ms. Grace Kong (Undergraduate)

Mr. Husain Mogri (Undergraduate)

Mr. Ali Mozayan (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-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]

2.440 NSERL Building, The University of Texas at Dallas
Tel: 972-883-5768 (Dr. Zheng), 972-883-5769 (Lab)