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John A. Rogers (Co-Founder)

Professor John A. Rogers obtained BA and BS degrees in chemistry and in physics from the University of Texas, Austin, in 1989.  From MIT, he received SM degrees in physics and in chemistry in 1992 and the PhD degree in physical chemistry in 1995.  From 1995 to 1997, Rogers was a Junior Fellow in the […]

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Anthony R. Banks (Co-Founder)

Anthony Banks has almost 30 years in academic research with direct hand-on efforts in advanced technology and instrumentation development.  Banks has managed large groups of postdocs, research associates and graduate students in a range of advanced, multidisciplinary topics ranging from low temperature physics, to flexible electronics, photovoltaics, microfluidics and micro-electromechanical systems. His experience is distinguished […]

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Robert W. Gereau (Co-Founder)

Professor Robert W. Gereau obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Missouri State University in 1991. He then obtained his PhD in Neuroscience from Emory University in 1995. Following postdoctoral training at the Salk Institute from 1995-1998, he took a faculty position in Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as Assistant Professor […]

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Michael R. Bruchas (Co-Founder)

Michael R. Bruchas, PhD is a professor at the University of Washington Seattle with appointments at the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, and the Department of Pharmacology, and an adjunct professor of bioengineering. Dr. Bruchas received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Creighton University and his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the same […]

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Ferrona Lie (COO)

Ferrona Lie obtained her Bachelor in Science degree in Engineering Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Master of Science in Management degree from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. As an undergraduate, she participated in a research effort to increase the efficacy of nano-transistors fabrication at the Walter Schottky Institut […]

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Angki Kandela (Director of Operations)

Dr. Kandela has spent more than fifteen years working on drug development at the interface of academia and industries. Her experience includes preclinical testing of small compounds, biologics, and devices, study protocol designs, animal model selections, creation of IACUC protocol and compliance, and project management. She worked at a Radiopharmaceutical company as Manager of the […]

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Stephen Lee (Principal Electrical Engineer)

Stephen P. Lee is an electrical engineer with over fifteen years of industry experience in mixed-signal circuit design, product definition, product development, and customer interaction. Previously, he was Electrical Engineering Manager at MC10, where he led cross-functional teams to develop a Band-Aid®sized ECG and credit–card–sized point–of–care blood analyzer.  At MC10, he also contributed to the […]

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Jungyup Lee (Research Engineer)

Jungyup Lee studied Chemical and Biomolecular engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has joined John. A. Rogers group since December 2013. His contribution to the group varies from quantum-dot LED, transient electronics, to three-dimensional electronics. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in 2015, he started his first career as a Research Engineer at […]

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Yongjoon Yu (Manufacturing Engineer)

Yongjoon Yu received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was an undergraduate researcher in Rogers Research group starting April 2015 until he began his career as a manufacturing engineer at NeuroLux in 2017. His undergraduate research focuses were 3D electronics, transient electronics, and epidermal technology.

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Jiyoon Jeong (Manufacturing Engineer)

Ji Yoon Jeong received her Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2017. As an undergraduate researcher in John Rogers Group since 2015, she has worked with flexible wireless bio-integrated electronics and is experienced in microfabrication and microelectromechanical systems. She has since joined NeuroLux in 2018 as a Manufacturing […]

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Haixu Shen (Manufacturing/R&D Engineer)

Haixu Shen received his bachelor’s degree in nanoengineering from the University of California San Diego. He is now a graduate student in the Rogers Research Group at Northwestern University with a research focus on implantable and wearable bioelectronics, micro-fabrication, and 3D bio-printing. Haixu joined Neurolux in July 2019.

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Maria Stanslaski (Research Engineer)

Maria Stanslaski received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2019 and 2020, respectively. During her undergraduate studies, she was a research assistant in the Odde lab, where she focused on how brain cancer cells migrate through microchannels that simulate environments in the brain. She […]

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