Nan Jokerst

Nan M Jokerst

J. A. Jones Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Executive Director, Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility (SMiF)

Research Staff

Talmage Tyler

Talmage Tyler, Ph.D

Talmage Tyler II received his B.S. in physics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from North Carolina State University, where he studied materials for field emission applications. His research interests include manipulation and characterization of nanoscale materials, field electron emission from nanostructured materials, and advanced micro- and nano-fabrication and integration techniques.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Graduate Students

Aditi Dighe

Aditi Dighe graduated in 2013 from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar with her B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, with a minor in Computer Science. She joined the Jokerst Group in 2013. Her current research investigates thin film photodetectors and integrating fluorescence sensing with microfluidics.

Ben Lariviere

Ben Lariviere graduated in 2013 from San Franscisco State University (SFSU) with his B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He joined the Jokerst Group in 2013.

David Miller

David Miller graduated in 2008 from Northwestern University with a joint B.S. / M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He joined the Jokerst Group in 2012. His current research investigates flexible, thin-film photodetectors with integrated light sources for optical spectroscopy.


Ugonna Ohiri

Ugonna Ohiri graduated in 2013 from The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) with his B.S in Computer Engineering. He joined the Jokerst Group in 2013. Ugonna's current research investigates using thin-film photodetectors and low-power integrated circuits to design a molecular-scale network on-chip (mNoC). 

Ozlem Senlik

Ozlem Senlik graduated from Bilkent University in both 2006 with her B.Sc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and in 2008 with her M.Sc in Materials Science and Nanotechnology. She joined the Jokerst Group in 2011. Ozlem's main research involves developing miniaturized spectral imaging systems based on diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and laminar optical tomography, and composed of custom built Si photodiode arrays and light distribution waveguide networks for biomedical applications. 

Callie Woods

Callie Woods graduated in 2014 from Princeton University with her B.S. in Electrical Engineering. She joined the Jokerst Group in 2014.