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ProfConley

John F. Conley, Jr.
Professor
Electrical Engineering / Materials Science
ONAMI Signature Faculty Fellow

Ph.D. ESM - Penn State University (1995)
B.S. EE - Penn State University (1991)

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
3089 Kelley Engineering Center
Corvallis, OR 97331

Phone: (541)737-9874
jconley@eecs.oregonstate.edu

Research Team:
Post-docs

NishitMurari

Dr. Nishit Murari
PhD Chemical Physics, University of Puerto Rico

XuebinTan

Dr. Xuebin Tan
PhD Electrical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit MI

Graduate Students

DustinAustin

Dustin Austin
Graduate Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering
Summer 2012&2013 internships at ON Semiconductor, Gresham, OR
BS EE, OSU
Member of 2010-2011 Senior Design Team

Tyler

Tyler Klarr
Graduate Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering
2012-2013 Rickerts Scholar
BS Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Oregon State University

Shijia

Shijia Lin
Graduate Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering
BS Materials Science, Southwest University of Science and Technology, China

Sean

Sean Smith
Graduate Research Assistant, Materials Science
2013 NSF CSMC Pivotal Scholar Award
2009-2012 ARCS Foundation Scholar
BS Materials Engineering, University of Alberta

Defended MS MatSci March 2011: "Atomic Layer Deposition of  Laminates and Multicomponent Films: Ta2O5/Al2O3 and ZnO/SnO2"

ArturoValdivia

Arturo Valdivia
Graduate Research Assistant, Materials Science
Gates Millennium Scholar, Fall 2013-present

NSF REU (Spring 2010-Spring 2011)
BS Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University

Honors Thesis: I-V Characteristics of Al/HfO2/TaN RRAM Devices, defended June 2013.

Undergraduates

Cleanroom Lab Manager

Chris

Chris Tasker

FORMER MEMBERS:

Former Post-doc

Chien-Chih

Dr. James (Chien-Chih) Huang
Post-doc, Fall 2008 - Spring 2011
Ph.D. Materials Science, Iowa State / Oregon State University
BS Mechanical Engineering, Yuan-Ze University

Now: Superior Commissioner at Bayzu Precision Co., LTD, Taiwan

Graduates:

Matthews

Dave Matthews
Defended MS EE December 2013: "Design and Fabrication of a Flexible Glucose Sensor and Catheter / An Analytical Model of ALD in Porous Materials"

BS Physics, University California Santa Cruz

Reissmann

Simon Reissmann
M Eng, Dec 2013
BS Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico

Dr. Nasir Alimardani
Defended PhD EE June 2013!: "Engineering Metal-Insulator-Insulator-Metal (MIIM) Tunnel Devices Using Atomic Layer Deposited (ALD) nanolaminate Stacks"

MS Materials Science, Sharif University
BS Materials Science, Sharif University

Now: ON Semiconductor, Gresham, OR

Santosh

Santosh Murali
Defended MS EE December 2011: "Investigation of Bipolar Resistive Switching in Zinc-Tin-Oxide for Resistive Random Access Memory"

BS Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Anna University, India

Now: Memory Device Engineer at Microchip Technology, Tempe, AZ

MasonAshleyAsh

Ashley Mason
Defended MS EE June 2011: "Effects of Ultraviolet Illumination and a Parylene-A Activation Layer on the Gas Phase Sensing Characteristics of ZnO Nanobridges"
BS EE, Oregon State University
Intel Graduate Scholarship (2009-2011)
Intern: U.S. Army Reserach Lab, Adelphi, MD summer (2009 & 2010)
First Place Team at 10th Annual OSU Engineering Expo 2009
Intel Undergraduate Scholar, 2008 Tek Undergrad Scholar
(2008-09)
Undergraduate research assistant (2008-2009)
Now: pursuing PhD in MatSci at OSU

Josh

Josh Triska
Defended MS EE May 2011: "Atomic Layer Deposition of Nanolaminate High-κ Gate Dielectrics for Amorphous- Oxide Semiconductor Thin Film Transistors"

BS EE, University of Portland

Now: Hardware Engineer, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR

Sean

Sean Smith
Defended MS MatSci March 2011: "Atomic Layer Deposition of  Laminates and Multicomponent Films: Ta2O5/Al2O3 and ZnO/SnO2"

2009-2012 ARCS Foundation Scholar
BS Materials Engineering, University of Alberta

Now: Currently a PhD student in the Conley Group

KevinStewart

Kevin Stewart
Graduate Exchange Student, Electrical Engineering
BS Electrical Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Vivienne

Vivienne Ng
Defended MS EE March 2010: "Integration of Vapor Solid Grown ZnO Nanowires Through Dielectrophoresis"

BS EE Univeristy of Arizona

Now: whereabouts unknown

Brian

Brian Pelatt
Defended MS EE December 2009: "A Novel Method for Zinc Oxide Nanowire Sensor Fabrication"

BS Physics, Gonzaga University

Now: Completed PhD at OSU

Former Undergraduates:

MelanieBishop

Melanie Bishop, Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Intel Scholar (Summer 2011-present)
Member of ChemE 2012 Senior Design Team

Now: Micron Technology, Boise ID

NicoleBauer

Nicole Bauer, Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Intel Undergraduate Scholar (Spring 2010-Spring 2011)

Honors Thesis: Nanomechanical Characterization of Atomic Layer Deposition Coatings for Biomedical Applications, defended April 2011.

Now: Engineer at Samsung, Austin, TX

BenLampert

Ben Lampert, Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Semiconductor Research Corp. (SRC) Scholar (Spring 2011-present)
Member of Quantum Engineers 2011-2012 Senior Design Team

Now: Intel, Hillsboro OR

KatherineMcAuliffe

Katherine McAuliffe, Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant
NSF REU
Intel Undergraduate Scholar (2009-2010)
Army Research Lab Intern (Summer 2010)

Now: Texas Instruments, Dallas TX

AkhilaNandgopal

Akhila Nandgopal, Electrical Engineering

Honors Thesis: Dielectrophoresis of ZnO Nanowires for CMOS Integration, defended May 2011.

Now: Tektronix - SAPL Division, Santa Rosa, CA

NateNate defends lab

Nate Stephon, Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant
NSF REU
(Spring 2010-Spring 2011)

Now: Micron Technology, Boise ID

ChengTan

Cheng Tan, Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant
NSF REU (Summer 2010-present)
Intern: U.S. Army Research Lab (Summer-Fall 2011)
Member of Quantum Engineers 2011-2012 Senior Design Team

Honors Thesis: Dielectrophoresis of ZnO Nanowires for CMOS Integration, defended May 2012.

Now: PhD program, UT Austin

UrsaValeria

Valeria Ursa,
Undergraduate Research Assistant
(Fall 2011-2012)

TylerRoberts

Tyler Roberts, Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant
NSF REU summer 2009-spring 2010

Now: enrolled in PhD program at U. Wisconsin

ArturoValdivia

Arturo Valdivia, Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant
NSF REU (Spring 2010-Spring 2011)

Honors Thesis: I-V Characteristics of Al/HfO2/TaN RRAM Devices, defended June 2013.

Now: PhD student in Conley Group

Todd

Todd Waggoner
Graduate Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering
BS Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Oregon State University
2009 First Place Team at 10th Annual OSU Engineering Expo
(Undergraduate research assistant 2008-2009)

Now: Wherabouts unknown...

AllenWaters

Allen Waters, Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate Research Assistant, AY2009
Now: pursing PhD at OSU

Other former members:
Chad Layne, Member of 2011-2012 ECE Senior Design Team, HP, Corvallis, OR, Now at Intel
Nathan Meininger, Member of 2011-2012 ChemE Senior Design Team, now at ON Semiconductor, Gresham, OR
Morgan Von Poppenheim, Member of 2011-2012 ChemE Senior Design Team.
Crystal Gupta, EE, Member of 2010-2011 Senior Design Team.
Dustin Austin, EE, Member of 2010-2011 Senior Design Team, now MS student in our group
Maria Ovsyankina, EE, Intel Undergraduate Scholar, 2009-2010.
Trevor Chart, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, SU2008.
Adam Stone, EE, Member of 2008-2009 Senior Design Team and 2009 First Place Team at 10th Annual OSU Engineering Expo.

Visiting Professor:

Kim

Col. Yong Yun Kim
Visiting Professor, Feb. 2009 - August 2009
Professor
Electrical Engineering
Korea Military Academy

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John F. Conley, Jr.: jconley@ eecs.oregonstate.edu, ph (541)737-9874, 3089 Kelley Engineering Center