PI: Alp Sipahigil (Faculty webpage)

Ping & Amy Chao Family Assistant Professor of EECS and Physics, UC Berkeley
Faculty Scientist, Materials Sciences Division, Berkeley Lab
Director, PhononNext Center


Zihuai Zhang
Haoxin Zhou
Niccolo Fiaschi
Mi Lei

Graduate students

Lukasz Komza, Physics
Kadircan Godeneli, EECS
Hanbin Song, MSE
Shahin Jahanbani, Physics
Kangdi Yu, EECS

Open positions: We are always looking for talented and motivated postdoctoral, graduate, and undergraduate researchers to join our team!
Please see open positions for details and how to apply.

Undergraduate researchers

Cameron Afradi MSE2023-Quantum Photonics

Group Photos

Group Alumni

Graduate students

NameDepartmentTenure Next positionThesis
Mutasem OdehEECS2021-2023Photonics engineer at ApplePhonon-protected superconducting qubits


NameTenure Next position
Dr. Polnop Samutpraphoot2021-2022Photonics engineer at Apple

Undergraduate students

NameDepartmentTenureNext position
Justin HeEngineering Physics2023-2024Graduate student at Caltech
Robin TangiralaEECS2021-2023Graduate Student at University of Washington
Binhan HuaPhysics2022-2023Graduate Student at Harvard
Jiu ChangPhysics2022-2023Graduate Student at Georgia Tech
Milena MatthewEECS2021-2022OpenAI -> Stanford
Eric LiEECS2021-2022Graduate student at MIT

Visiting students and summer interns

NameHome InstitutionTenureLast known position
Boris MullendorfTU Delft2023-2024Graduate student TU Delft
Xin WeiPeking University2023Graduate student at Stanford
Xudong LiPeking University2022Graduate Student at Harvard
Cynthia DuruCSU East Bay2022CSU East Bay

Visiting Professors

NameHome InstitutionTenure
Prof. Myung-Ki KimKorea University2023-2024