Nick is a 3rd year Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. in Dr. Akinwande’s lab. He studies phase change mechanisms and electron transport in 2D materials for neuromorphic computing
Sidharth is a fifth-year PhD student in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His current research is on making MRI faster and more efficient using deep learning techniques. Other than that, he enjoys hiking, going to historic places, biking, and playing outdoor sports.
Minsu is a PhD student researching electrical engineering with interest in brain-computer interfaces. He has been with GEC since 2020, and served as the president and social chair. He loves to cook (IG: @cooking.in.austin).
Ali Kothawala studies travel behavior related to emerging transportation modes like e-scooters, micro transit, and flying taxis. His research helps decision makers make more informed transportation infrastructure investments. He is a first year PhD student in transportation engineering in Dr. Chandra Bhat’s lab.
Anthony is a PhD student in the department of Mechanical Engineering. He develops models for sustainable energy storage in batteries. Anthony is the co-chair of the UT Austin Electrochemical Society Student Chapter. He enjoys running, water aerobics exercise, dancing, and reading.
Sui is a PhD candidate in the department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. Her PhD study analyses the urban influences on rainfall. She enjoys traveling and checking out coffee shops. Recently, she is teaching her delightful orange cat, Ollie, to communicate with her using sound buttons!