Alumni

Graduated Graduate Students

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Zhangming Zhou, PhD, 2017 – Looking 🙂
Dissertation: Evaluation of Thick Film Materials for High Temperature Electronics Packaging

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George Hernandez, PhD, 2016 – Intel
Dissertation: Superconducting Flexible Cables For Cryogenic Applications

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Rujun Bai, PhD, 2016 – LAM Technology
Dissertation: Superconducting Resonators on Thin Film Flexible Substrates

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Jinzi Cui, PhD, 2016 – Not Pictured – Intel
Dissertation : Materials for High Temperature Electronic Packaging

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Kyle Owen, MSEE, 2016 – Dynetics
Thesis: Design and Simulation of Cryogenic Test Circuits

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Will King, MSEE, 2016 – Burns & McDonnell
Thesis: Reliability and Modeling of 32nm SOI Transistors at Cryogenic Temperatures

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Fang Yu, PhD – Qualcomm
Dissertation: Ag Sintering Die Attach for High Temperature Applications
2016 Auburn University Distinguished Dissertation

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Kun Fang, PhD – Qualcomm
Dissertation: Thin Film Multichip Packaging for High Temperature Geothermal Application

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J. Phillip Bailey, PhD – MIT-Lincoln Laboratory
Dissertation: Digital Reverse Time Chaos and Matched Filter Decoding

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Pingye Xu, PhD – On Semiconductor
Dissertation: Fabrication and characterization of compliant off-chip double helix and carbon nanotube interconnect

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Zhenzhen Shen, PhD – Baker Hughes
Dissertation: Die Attach for High Temperature Applications

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Uday Goteti (MSEE => PhD)
Thesis: SPICE model implementation of a quantum phase-slip junction
2016 Outstanding Masters Student of Auburn University

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Ya Guo (MSEE)
Thesis: Designs of Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) and Its Transition to Rectangular Waveguide

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George Hughes (MSEE => PhD)
Thesis: Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of a Short Range Multi Band Frequency Jammer

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Jordan Hullett – MEE (non-thesis) – Harris

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George Hernandez (MSEE => PhD)
Thesis: Through Silicon Vias Using Liquid Metal Conductors for Reworkable Electronics

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Simin Zou (MSEE => PhD)
Thesis: Flexible Nonvolatile Cu/CuxO/Ag ReRAM Fabricated Using Ink-Jet Printing Technology
2014 Outstanding Masters Student of Auburn University

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Srikanth Peddada
Srikanth Peddada – MSEE 2013 – Freescale
Thesis: Signal Integrity Analysis of Transmission Lines in Anisotropic Substrates for High-Speed Data Transmission

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Alexander Pfeiffenberger
Alexander Pfeiffenberger – MSEE 2013 – Broadcom
Thesis: Dielectric Permittivity Measurements of Electronics Cooling Fluids

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Graduated Undergraduate Students

Hannah Masten (BSEE 2016, at The University of Michigan <GO BLUE!> with an NSF GRFP Fellowship! <link>)
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Kyle Owen (BSEE => MSEE)
Hunter Burch (BSEE, Honors Thesis)
Sam Hutto (BSEE)
Brett Byer (BSEE)
John Porter (BSEE, Honors Thesis)
Nicholas Allen-McCormack (BSEE)
Daniel Martinez (BSME)
Eric Myers (BSEE)
Stephen Patenaude (BSEE)
Daniel Fowler (BSEE)
Joshua Chumbler (BSEE)

People

Dr. Michael C. Hamilton <click>

Current Graduate Students:

Thomas Stegeman (PhD : Electronics / Optoelectronics Systems)
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2014 Merriwether Fellowship Winner
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Simin Zou (PhD : Superconducting Microwave Interconnects and Connectors)
2017 Outstanding Ph.D. Student of Auburn University
IMS 2016 PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative Recipient
2014 Outstanding Masters Student of Auburn University
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Uday Sravan Goteti (PhD : Superconducting Electronics / SFQ)
IMS 2016 PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative Recipient
2016 Outstanding Masters Student of Auburn University
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George Hughes (PhD : MEMS Actuators)
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Vaibhav Gupta (PhD : Superconducting Materials and Structures)
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IMS 2017 PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative Recipient
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Ran Cheng (PhD : Neuromorphic Circuits/Systems)

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Bhargav Yelamanchili (MSEE : Superconducting Flexible Cables)

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Sherman Peek (MSEE: Cryogenic Electronics)

Also:

Justin Dunaway (MSEE: Cryogenic Electronics)

 

Current Undergraduate Students (no particular order):

Alex Le (BS : ECPE) / Noah Niedzwiecki (BS: ECPE)

Matthew Denton (BS: ECPE) / Christopher Lewis (BS: ELEC)

Robert Christiansen (BS: ECPE) / Daniel Spann (BS: ELEC)

Keith Krause (BS: ECPE) / Andrew Stephen (BS: ECPE)

Steffen Sullivan (BS: ELEC) /

 

Visitors:

Hayden Burch (Auburn High-School Student, Summer 2015 & Summer 2016 – Turbo, +)

Tony Trexler (AUM – Winter 2016)

Oliver Kersten (Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Fall 2014 – Winter 2015)
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Ryan Chan (BSEE, Binghamton University, Summer 2013)

 

Other Pics of Us:

Vaibhav, Bhargav and Uday in the lab (2017)

Vaibhav and Uday in the lab (2017)

Uday, Thomas, Justin and Alex (2017)


Rob in the lab (2017)


Noah hard at work (2017)

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Sherman at the cryo probe station (2016)

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Andrew in the cryo lab (2016)


Solder School 2016


Mike with Sandrine Martin from UMich (@ IMS 2016 in San Francisco)


Celebration for Hannah receiving an NSF GRF! (May 2016)

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Retirement for Dr. Ellis @ Hamilton Household (April 2016) … Charles: Retired.


George in the Cryo Lab (Fall 2015)

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SueAnne in the Microwave Lab (Fall 2015)

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Dr. Ellis hard(ly) at work. (Summer 2015)

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2014 Holiday Get-Together at The Hamilton’s

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Celebrating Pingye Xu’s successful PhD Defense at BWW – Fall 2014

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Thomas Stegeman and George Hughes – Movie Day – Summer 2014

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Fang Yu receiving Best Paper Award at HiTEC 2014.

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Simin Zou and Pingye Xu at ECTC 2014 in Orlando, FL

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George and Rujun getting ready for one of many meetings – 2014

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Thomas and Nick in the RF lab – 2013

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George and Pingye at PNGND in NY 2012

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Pingye in Boston for MRS Fall 2012 Meeting

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alexander_and_georgeAlexander and George admiring the new cryo probe station.

Memristors and ReRAM

Memristors and ReRAM (Resistive Random Access Memory) technology is showing promise for use as low energy, non-volatile memory and for use in neuromorphic / advanced analog circuits. We have recently fabricated memristors based on Cu/CuO/(AgO)/Ag using ink-jet printing on flexible plastic substrates.

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