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2017 Summer School for Silicon Nanotechnology Participants

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Keying Guo

Keying Guo is a second year PhD student in biomaterials engineering and nanomedicine under the supervision of Dr. Beatriz Prieto-Simon and Prof. Nico Voelcker at the University of South Australia. His research focuses on the development of porous silicon based electrochemical sensors, focused on two detection problems with significant impact in the food and biomedical industry: viruses and exosomes.

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Asuka Inoue

Asuka Inoue is a PhD student studying under the direction of Prof. Minoru Fujii at the department of electric and electrical engineering at Kobe University in Japan. She is working on nanocomposite structures of silicon quantum dots with metal nanoparticles. She will be participating in the SSSiN from July 2017- February 2018.

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Jihee Yoo

Jihee Yoo is a senior at Gachon University, Korea, majoring in Food Science and Biotechnology. She is interested in synthesis of porous Si nanostructures and their surface chemistry related to nano-enabled drug delivery systems. She will be participating in the SSSiN from July 1, 2017- Aug 20, 2018.

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Philippe Hansen-Estruch

Philippe Hansen-Estruch is an 11th grader at Canyon Crest Academy (class of 2018) who aspires to perform engineering research on the electronic properties of materials.

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Lorenzo Calvano

Lorenzo Calvano is a senior at La Jolla High School (class of 2017). He participated in the 2016 SSSiN, and he will be a mentor for the 2017 SSSiN.

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Etienne Palos

Etienne is in his second year as an undergraduate Nanotechnology major (class of 2019) at UNAM’s Centro de Nanociencias y Nanotecnología. His interests include biomedical applications of nanomaterials and nanostructure physics.

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Michael Gutierrez

Michael Gutierrez is a sophomore undergraduate student (class of 2019) at the University of California San Diego, majoring in Biology. He is participating in the 2017 SSSiN as an NSF Bioengineering REU student.

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Zhujun Xiao

Zhujun (Kathy) Xiao is a junior (Class of 2018) in the Zhiyuan Honors Program of Shanghai Jiaotong University. She has prior research experience working on silicon materials as anodes for lithium-ion batteries, and her interests extend to photophysics of porous silicon nanomaterials. She will be participating in the 2017 SSSiN from June 2017 through Feb, 2018.

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Tang Tang

Tang Tang is a postdoctoral researcher in the Ruoslahti Lab at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. She completed her PhD in Chemistry at UC Davis in 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Angelique Louie. Her PhD work focused on the development of novel molecular imaging probes for magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography. She will be working on porous Si-based therapeutic nanoplatforms during the 2017 summer school.

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Project funding supplied in part by the National Science Foundation (CBET-1603177). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.