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Principle Investigator


Longji Cui

​Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

Materials Science and Engineering Program,

Fellow of Center for Experiments on Quantum Materials (CEQM),

University of Colorado Boulder

Prof. Longji Cui received Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor in 2018 and was the J. Evans Attwell-Welch Postdoctoral Fellow in Department of Physics and Astronomy and Smalley-Curl Institute at Rice University before starting at CU Boulder in 2020. He is a recipient of Richard & Eleanor Towner Award for Outstanding PhD Research in U-Michigan, MRS Graduate Student Gold Award, Lab Venture Challenge prize at CU, and NSF CAREER award.

Lab: ECME 1B66F

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Postdoc Associate

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Yunxuan Zhu  

PhD Physics (Rice University)


Graduate Students


Mohammad Habibi (PhD)


Sai Yelishala (PhD)


Connor Murphy (MS)


Neelima Mukkatira (MS)



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Meher Dev Gudela

CU Mechanical Engineering Graduate student

Fall 2021- Fall 2023


Andrew Steiner

U Florida Materials Science and Engineering student (REU)

Summer 2023


Alan Jaffe

CU Aerospace Engineering and Physics student (DLA)

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023


Jackson Shropshire

CU Chemical Engineering student (SPUR)

Summer 2022

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