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Ravishankar Sundararaman

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering,
Priti and Mukesh Chatter '82 Career Development Chair,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Previous:
  • Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, RPI, 2016 - 2021
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Joint Center for Artifical Photosynthesis, California Institute of Technology and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 2013-2016
  • Ph.D. Physics, Cornell University, 2013
  • M.Sc. Physics, IIT Kanpur, 2007
Office: MRC 208B, Phone: (518)276-6757, Email: sundar@rpi.edu
Course office hours: varies by semester, see syllabus handout.
Advising office hours: email to set up.
Curriculum Vitae (PDF), Publications (PDF), Scholar

Please email Ravishankar to enquire about research opportunities.


Current members: Former members:

Current group members

Research scientists

MC

Mani Chandra

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research areas: Electron transport, spin dynamics, high performance computing
Email: chandm6@rpi.edu

Graduate students

KF

Kamron Fazel

Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, RPI
Research areas: Machine learning, molten salts
Email: fazelk@rpi.edu
SK

Sushant Kumar

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research areas: Interconnect materials, carrier dynamics
Email: kumars12@rpi.edu
CM

Christian Multunas

Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, RPI
Research areas: Interconnect materials, spin dynamics
Email: multuc@rpi.edu
JQ

Josh Quinton

Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, RPI
Research areas: Spin dynamics, high-performance computing
Email: quintj3@rpi.edu
TS

Tanooj Shah

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research areas: Molecular dynamics, molten salts
Email: shaht2@rpi.edu
AS

Abhishek Shandilya

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research areas: Polymer nanocomposites, DFT methods, JDFT, electrochemistry
Email: shanda@rpi.edu



Former group members

Postdoctoral fellows

DW

Dan Wang

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research areas: Defect physics, electronic structure, optical properties
Email: wangd11@rpi.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Graduate students

FF

Fred Florio

Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, RPI
Research areas: Ferroelectric materials, carrier dynamics, magnet design
Email: florif@rpi.edu
Curriculum Vitae
AH

Adela Habib

Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, RPI
Research areas: Spin dynamics, carrier dynamics, ultrafast spectroscopy
Email: habiba2@rpi.edu

Undergraduate students

VC

Victor Chen

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research area: Nanocomposite materials, RF shielding
Email: chenv2@rpi.edu
SC

Steven Claybrook

Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, RPI
Research area: Carrier dynamics
Email: claybs@rpi.edu
BD

Benjamin Defay

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research area: Contact resistance in vertical interconnects
Email: defayb@rpi.edu
Curriculum Vitae
YYa

Yifan Yao

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research area: Carrier dynamics, opto-electronic interfaces
Email: yaoy4@rpi.edu
YYu

Yumeng Yue

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research area: Battery materials
Email: yuey3@rpi.edu
LZ

Litao Zhao

Materials Science and Engineering, RPI
Research area: Carrier dynamics
Email: zhaol8@rpi.edu