Team Members

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Dayan Ban
Princliple Investigator
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Steven Zhang 
Research Associate
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Chao Xu 
Postdoc Fellow
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Shazzad Rassel
Postdoc Fellow
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Asif Abdullah Khan
Ph.D. Student

Vanier Scholar 2020

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Boyu Wen 
Ph.D. Student
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Siyi Wang
Ph.D. Student
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Tappei Miyoshi
Ph.D. Student
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Md Masud Rana 
Ph.D. Student
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Burak Tekcan
Ph.D. Student
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Jian Yin 
Ph.D. Student
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Md Fahim Al Fattah  
Ph.D. Student
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Hossein Anabestani
Master Student
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Abdulrahman Aloraynan  
PhD Student
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Jingkun Xu 
Ph.D. Student

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Chao Li
Master Student
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Fangzheng Huang  
Master student Student


Group Alumni (incomplete list)

Ms. Guangguang Huang (Postdoctoral fellow, 2019 - 2020)
Ms. Joyce Zheng (Co-op student, May-Aug. 2020)
Ms. Kaixi (Cathy) Wang (MASc student, 2018 - 2020)
Mr. Jian Yin (MASc student, 2017 - 2019), PhD at University of Waterloo
Mr. Alam Mahmud (MASc student, 2016 - 2018), PhD at University of Toronto
Mr. Yue Zhuo (MASc student, 2019)
Mr. Xiaoliang He (MASc student, 2019)
Ms. Manasa Kaniselvan (Co-op student, Jan.- Aug. 2018), undergraduate student at University of Waterloo
Mr. Zhongda (Bill) Zhang (Co-op student, May-Aug. 2018), undergraduate student at McMaster University
Dr. Chunlei Wang (visiting scholar 2017-2018), Professor at Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Dr. Shuhong Xu (visiting scholar 2017-2018), Associate Professor at Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Dr. Ghasem Razavipour (Postdoc 2013-2017), National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Mr. Denis Striakhilev (Research Associate 2014-2015), IGNIS Innovation, Waterloo, Canada
Dr. Guocheng Liu (PhD 2010-2015, Postdoc 2015-2017), VueReal Technologies, Waterloo, Canada
Dr. Chao Xu (PhD 2011-2017), Postdoc at University of Waterloo
Mr. Xueren (Jacky) Wang (MASc 2013-2016), Industry
Mr. Jeffrey Watchorn (URA, 2015-2016), Graduate student at University of Waterloo

Prof. Cun Chang (Visiting Professor 2013-2014), Professor at Heilongjiang University.

Dr. Daniel Hailu (Postdoctoral fellow, 2014-2015), TeTechS Inc.

Dr. Rudra Sankar Dhar (Ph.D. student, 2010-2014), Postdoctoral at the University of Alberta.

Dr. Seyed Ghasem Razavipour (Ph.D. student, 2008-2013), Postdoctoral at Waterloo.

Dr. Jun Chen (Ph.D. student, 2007-2011), Stanford Postdoc and now Associate Professor at Soochow University.

Dr. Saeed Fathololoumi (Ph.D. student 2007-2010), McGill Postdoc and now on staff in Los Angles, USA.

Dr. Zhizhong Yan (Postdoc, 2012), now on staff at Macquarie University in Australia.

Dr. Sergey Musikhin (Research Associate 2008-2010)

Dr. Marcel Graf (Research Associate 2008)

Mr. Mark Ferguson (MASc. student, 2013-2015), Industry.

Mr. Simon Ferre (Master student, 2012-2013). Continued to Ph.D. at III-V labs in France.

Mr. Hao Wang (Master student, 2011-2013), Industry.

Mr. Nolan Lassaline (Co-op student, 2011, 2012, 2013), continued graduate study at ETH-Zurich

Mr. Jianchen Tao (Master student, 2010-2012), Continued to US industry

Mr. Zhenzhong Li (Master student, 2010-2012), Continued to Federal government in Ottawa.

Mr. Baolin Tian (Master student, 2009-2011), On staff Teledyne-DALSA.

Ms. Somayyeh Rahimi (Master student, 2007-2008), continued Ph.D. at University of Texas, Austin

Mr. Hao Yang (Summer Intern student, 2015-2015), Summer research project at Waterloo.

Mr. Ji Liu (Summer Intern student, 2015-2015), Summer research project at Waterloo.

Mr. Jeffrey Watchorn (Co-op student, 2014-2014), Undergraduate student at Waterloo.

Ms. Anahita Malvea (Co-op. student, 2014-2014), Co-op at Waterloo.

Mr. Yingxuan Zhi (Co-op student, 2013)

Mr. Aborig Mohamed (Co-op student, 2013)

Mr. Dawid Zygmunt (Exchange student, 2013)

Mr. Daniel Saari (Research project student, 2012)

Mr. Prasahnt Sivarajah (Co-Op student, 2011) Continued to graduate study at Standford University.

Mr. Rohit George John (Co-Op student, 2011)

Mr. Yingxuan(Derek) Zhi (Co-Op student, 2010)

Mr. Jason Chow (4th year design project student, 2010)

Mr. Jonathan Wu (URA student, 2010)

Mr. Nathan Dyck(URA Student, 2009)

Mr. Jeff Wang (URA student, 2009)

Ms. Lynna Chen (URA student 2009)

Mr. Ravish Malhotra (URA Student, 2008)
Ms. Yuhan Ma (4th year design project Student, 2008), continued to Ph.D. at McGill University, Canada.
Mr. Patrick Tsai (Past Master Student 2007)
Dr. Ludmila Bakueva (Visiting Scientist 2007)
Ms. Qin Chen (Undergraduate Research Assisstantship (URA) Student 2007)
Mr. Lei Zhang (Past Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) Student 2006)

{last updated Oct. 2020 }


Latest News

Self-Assembled Highly Ordered Porous Perovskite/PVDF Composite Films Enabling Piezoelectric Nanogenerators for Self-Powered Electronics,

Journal of Materials Chemistry A (JMCA),

in press (2020)

Large-area, Broadband and Sensitive Photo-thermoelectric Infrared Detection Based on A Carbon Nanotube Black-body Absorber,

ACS Nano,

vol. 13, pp. 13285-13292 (2019).

Integration of organic/inorganic nanostructured materials in a hybrid nanogenerator enables efficacious energy harvesting via mutual performance enhancement,

Nano Energy,

vol. 58, pp. 112-120 (2019) / DOI 10.1002/lpor.201400143


Contact Info

Dayan Ban, Ph.D., P.Eng
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology
Address: 200 University Avenue West,
Waterloo, ON
Canada N2L 3G1
Tel: 519-888-4567 ext. 37467
Fax: 519-746-3077
Office: QNC 4603