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PEOPLE

Directors

Phillip Ansell, Director
Assistant Professor
Allen Ormsbee Faculty Fellow
Department of Aerospace Engineering
302A Talbot Laboratory
(217) 300-0949
ansell1@illinois.edu

Kiruba Haran, Deputy Director
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
4048 ECE Building
(217) 244-1838
kharan@illinois.edu

Bringing Together World Experts

Multi-disciplinary team across diverse technical domains:

  • Aeronautics
  • Electrical Systems
  • Material Science

Multi-Institutional Expertise

Covering a broad National footprint across:

  • 7 Universities
  • 2 Industry Groups
  • 1 Government Laboratory Collaborator

University of Arkansas

Fang Luo
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering

Asif Imran Emon
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical Engineering

Arman Ur Rashid
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical Engineering

Zhao Yuani
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical Engineering

Alan Mantooth
Distinguished Professor
Electrical Engineering

Mustafeez-ul_Hassan
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical Engineering

Rosten Sweeting
MS Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical Engineering

Haider Mhiesan
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Electrical Engineering

Md Maksudul Hossain
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical Engineering

Yuqi Wei
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrtical Engineering

Boeing

James Falcone
Aerospace Engineer
Boeing Research and Technology

Chicago State University

Valerie Goss
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Physics

University of Dayton Research Institute

Mary Ann Sebsastian
Materials Engineer

Bang-Hung Tsao
Group Leader
Advanced Power Components

GE Global Research

E. Wolfgang Stautner
Principal Engineer
Electromagnetics and Superconductivity Laboratory

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Phillip Ansell
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering

Kai James
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering

Shivang Agarval
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Joshua Feldman
MS Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Noah Salk
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Arijit Banerjee
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jason Merret
Associate Clinical Professor
Aerospace Engineering

Thanatheepan Balachandran
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Matt Lauer
MS Graduate Research Assistant
Aerospace Engineering

Elias Waddington
MS Graduate Research Assistant
Aerospace Engineering

Kiruba Haran
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dongsu Lee
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ghanendra Das
MS Graduate Research Assistant
Aerospace Engineering

Prateek Ranjan
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Aerospace Engineering

Jianqiao Xiao
MS Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Edward Greitzer
H.N. Slater Professor
Aeronautics and Astronautics

Durgesh Chandel
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Aeronautics and Astronautics

David Hall
Research Scientist
Aeronautics and Astronautics

Ohio State University

Michael Sumption
Professor
Materials Science Engineering

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Luigi Vanfretti
Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering

Jordan Grey
Senior Undergraduate Assistant
Electrical Engineering

Hamed Nademi
Research Scientist
Electrical Engineering

Jake Monte
Senior Undergraduate Assistant
Electrical Engineering

Meaghan Podlaski
PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical Engineering

US Air Force Research Laboratory

Timothy Haugan
Senior Research Physicist
AFRL-RQQM