Group Members

The Ginsberg Group is always on the lookout for highly motivated graduate students/postdocs interested in innovating, building, measuring, and reflecting on the scientific projects outlined here.

Please contact Professor Ginsberg to learn more!

Student offices are in D62 Hildebrand

Phone: 510-643-9155

Graduate Students:

Brendan Folie

Sixth Year Graduate Student, Physics                        
bfolie --AT-- berkeley.edu
510-643-9155

B.S. Physics, Harvey Mudd College, 2011

Rebecca Wai

Fourth Year Graduate Student, Chemistry                        
rbwai --AT-- berkeley.edu
510-643-9155

B.S. Chemistry, Haverford College, 2015

Trevor Roberts

Third Year Graduate Student, Chemistry                        
troberts --AT-- berkeley.edu
510-643-9155

B.A. Chemistry, University of Chicago, 2016

Jenna Tan

Second Year Graduate Student, Chemistry                        
jatan --AT-- berkeley.edu
510-643-9155

B.S. Chemistry, 2016, College of William and Mary
M.S. Chemistry, 2017, College of William and Mary 

Hannah Weaver

Second Year Graduate Student, Physics                        
hlweaver --AT-- berkeley.edu
510-643-9155

B.S. Physics, Lafayette College, 2014

Leo Hamerlynck

First Year Graduate Student, Chemistry                        
lhamerlynck --AT-- berkeley.edu
510-643-9155

B.S. Chemistry, University of Arizona, 2018

Postdocs:

Milan Delor

milan.delor --AT-- berkeley.edu
510-643-9155

Ph.D. Chemistry, The University of Sheffield, 2014

Undergraduates:

Namrata Ramesh

Third Year Undergraduate Student, Physics                        
namu --AT-- berkeley.edu
510-643-9155

Visiting Scholars:

Eniko Zsoldos

Fall 2018
B.A.Sc. Nanotechnology Engineering, University of Waterloo 

Lab Alumni

Former Graduate Students

Lucas Ginsberg

PhD Chemistry, UC Berkeley                        

B.S. Chemistry, University of Rhode Island, 2013

Connor Bischak

PhD Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2017                     

Thesis: Elucidating heterogeneities and dynamic processes at the 
nanoscale with cathodoluminescence and cathodoluminescence-
activated microscopies 

B.S. Chemistry, Haverford College, 2010

Now a postdoc in David Ginger's group at University of Washington
(website)
                      

Ben Cotts

PhD Chemistry, 2016                        

Thesis: Time-resolved optical spectroscopy of organic electronics as a 
function of local environment 

B.A. Chemistry, Carleton College, 2011

Now a Presidential Management Fellow and Operations Research 
Analyst at U.S. Energy Information Administration

Sam Penwell

PhD Chemistry, 2016

Thesis: Spatially Resolving Dynamics and Nanoscale Migration of 
Excitons in Organic Semiconductors Using Transient Absorption Imaging 
and STED Microscopy 

B.S. Chemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2009

Now a postdoc in Andrei Tokmakoff's group at U Chicago (website)

Former Postdocs

Cathy Wong

PhD Chemistry, University of Toronto, 2011

Now a professor of chemistry at the University of Oregon (lab website)

Dave Kaz

PhD Physics, Harvard University, 2011

Now a R&D Scientist at Agilent Technologies

Craig Hetherington

PhD Physics, UC Berkeley, 2011

Now at Illumina

Rodrigo Noriega

PhD Applied Physics, Stanford, 2013

Now a professor of chemistry at the University of Utah (lab website)

Clarice Aiello

PhD Electrical Engineering, MIT, 2014 

Now a postdoc at Stanford University

Former Undergraduates

Hannah Howard

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2013

Hao Wu

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2015

Now pursuing a PhD in Chemistry in the Murthy Lab at Harvard University

Jake Precht

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2015

Now pursuing a PhD in Chemistry in the Ginger Lab at the University of 
Washington

Claire Stachelrodt

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2015
      
Now at Next Energy Technologies

Brandon Luo

Dannielle McCarthy

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2016

Thesis: Tuning Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence 
through the Solid State Solvation Effect 

Now pursuing a PhD in Chemistry at Stanford University

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