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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 an associate professor of anesthesiology and neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Bruchas received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Creighton University and his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the same institution in 2004.  He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuroscience under Dr. Charles Chavkin, at […]

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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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Stephen Lee (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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Jasper Ruban (Research Engineer)

Jasper Ruban received his bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication from Amrita Institute of Technology Science in India. His involvement during undergraduate involved enhancing embedded control systems in home and building automation in Swept Frequency Capacity Sensing (SFCS), which enables everyday objects to recognize complex configurations of the hand or body that is touching 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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Peter Kim (Manufacturing Engineer)

Kyunam Kim studied Chemical and Biomolecular engineering at U of I, and received his degree at 2017. He has been working at Roger’s group since 2015 and started working for Neurolux as manufacturing engineer after graduation. His undergraduate research was focused on channel arrays for neuro and cardiac monitoring.

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