7171A21 Ginsberg Group

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:

Rebecca Wai

Fifth Year Graduate Student, Chemistry                        
rbwai --AT-- berkeley.edu

B.S. Chemistry, Haverford College, 2015

Trevor Roberts

Fourth Year Graduate Student, Chemistry                        
troberts --AT-- berkeley.edu

B.A. Chemistry, University of Chicago, 2016

Jenna Tan

Third Year Graduate Student, Chemistry                        
jatan --AT-- berkeley.edu

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

Hannah Weaver

Third Year Graduate Student, Physics                        
hlweaver --AT-- berkeley.edu

B.S. Physics, Lafayette College, 2014

Leo Hamerlynck

Second Year Graduate Student, Chemistry                        
lhamerlynck --AT-- berkeley.edu

B.S. Chemistry, University of Arizona, 2018

Christian Tanner

First Year Graduate Student, Chemistry
christian_tanner --AT-- berkeley.edu

A.B. Chemistry, Duke University, 2019                        


James Utterback

james.utterback --AT-- berkeley.edu

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Colorado Boulder, 2018

Rongfeng Yuan

ryuan --AT-- berkeley.edu

Ph.D. Chemistry, Stanford University, 2019

Jonathan Raybin

jraybin --AT-- berkeley.edu

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Chicago, 2019


Namrata Ramesh

Fourth Year Undergraduate Student, Physics                        
namu --AT-- berkeley.edu


Visiting Scholars:

Alex Liebman-Pelaez

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Physics Rotation
First Year Graduate Student, Physics
B.A. Physics, Reed College, 2017                        

liebmana --AT-- berkeley.edu


Jonathon Kruppe

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Physics Rotation
First Year Graduate Student, Physics
B.A. Physics, University of Chicago, 2019                        

jkruppe --AT-- berkeley.edu


Audrey Short

Spring 2020 Biophysics Rotation
First Year Graduate Student, Biophysics
B.S. Chemistry and B.A. Physics, Miami University, 2019                        

audrey_short --AT-- berkeley.edu


Lab Alumni

Former Graduate Students

Brendan Folie

PhD Physics, UC Berkeley, 2018                     

Thesis: Extremeley Small and Incredibly Fast: Combining Spectroscopy 
and Microscopy to Reveal Local Excited State Dynamics in 
Disordered Semiconductors 

B.S. Physics, Harvey Mudd College, 2011

Now at Citrine Informatics


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

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

Milan Delor

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

Now a professor of chemistry at Columbia University 
(lab website)

Clarice Aiello

PhD Electrical Engineering, MIT, 2014 

Now a postdoc at Stanford University

Rodrigo Noriega

PhD Applied Physics, Stanford, 2013

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

Craig Hetherington

PhD Physics, UC Berkeley, 2011

Now at Illumina

Dave Kaz

PhD Physics, Harvard University, 2011

Now a R&D Scientist at Agilent Technologies

Cathy Wong

PhD Chemistry, University of Toronto, 2011

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

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 

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

Former Visiting Scholars

Jack Tulyag

Summer 2019
STROBE Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)
B.S. Chemistry and Physics
University of California, Los Angeles, 2020                        


Eniko Zsoldos

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

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