Principal Investigator

Lea Nienhaus


Assistant Professor (2018-present)


B.Sc., Universität Ulm, Germany, 2010

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015

Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015-2018

Google Scholar

Postdocs

Sarah Wieghold


M.Sc., Technische Universität München, Germany, 2012

Dr. rer. nat., Technische Universität München, Germany, 2016

Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016-2018

Google Scholar

Graduate Students

Alex Bieber


Zach VanOrman

Undergraduate Students

Lauren Daley


Meghan Leger



The lab is actively seeking motivated students in the areas of materials synthesis, sample characterization and optical spectroscopy. Interested undergraduate and graduate students are invited to contact Professor Nienhaus via email about joining the lab.