Ren Lab Alumni


Dr. Jeffrey R. LaRoche, (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1996) “III-V Semiconductor Processing: Contracts and Devices,” Ph.D. received 2000 December, Group Leader, Raytheon

Dr. An-Ping Zhang, (Tsing Hwa University, 1993) “Nitride-Based Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices,” Ph.D. received 2001 August, Chair Professor, School of Microelectronics, Xidian University, China

Dr. Gerard T. Dang, (University of California, Los Angeles, 1998) “Design, Fabrication and Characterization of 850nm Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers,” Ph.D. received 2001 December, Research Staff, Army Research Laboratory

Dr. J. Wayne Johnson, (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997) “Fabrication and characterization of Gallium Nitride Electronic Devices,” Ph.D. received 2001 December, Vice President, IQE Inc.

Dr. Ben Luo, (National Taiwan University, 1996) “Novel Dielectric Film Processing and Characterization,” Ph.D. received 2003 May, Research Staff, Northrop Grumman Space Technologies

Dr. Rishabh Mehandru, (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2000) “Fabrication and Characterization of Compound Semiconductor Devices and Their Electrical and Thermal Simulation,” Ph.D. received 2004 May, Manager, Intel

Dr. Jihyun Kim, (SeoulNationals University, 2000) “Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Design, Processing, And Characterization,” Ph.D. received 2004 May,Professor,Korea Uiversity

Dr. Byoung Sam Kang, (Pohang University of Science and Technology, 1995) “Fabrication and Characterization of Compound Semiconductor Sensors for Pressure, Gas, Chemical, And Biomaterial Sensing,” Ph.D. received 2005 December, Manager, DuPont

Dr. Jau-Jiun Chen, (National Taiwan University, 2001) “Characterization and Process Development of ZnO-Based Light-Emitting Diodes,” Ph.D. received 2006 August, Process Engineer, Applied Materials

Dr. Soohwan Jang, (Seoul Nationals University, 2003) “Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Compound Semiconductors for Electronic and Photonic Devices,” Ph.D. received 2007 May, Associate Professor, Dankook University, Korea

Dr. Hung Ta Wang, (National Cheng-Kung University, 1999) “Fabrication, and Characterization of Zinc Oxide and Gallium Nitride Based Sensors,” Ph.D. received 2008 May, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

Dr. Travis J. Anderson,(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004) “Advanced Three-Dimensional Packaging Schemes for Microelectronic and Microsystem Applications,” Ph.D. received 2008 May, Member of Technical Staff, Naval Research Laboratories

Dr. Yu-Lin Wang, (Tunghai University, 1993) “Fabrication And Characterization of Zinc Oxide Light emitting Diodes, Indium Zinc Oxide thin film Transistors, And AlGaN/GaN High electron Mobility Transistor Based Biosensors Fabrication ,” Ph.D. received 2009 May, Associate Professor, Tsing Hua Univesity, Taiwan

Dr. Ke-Hung Chen, (National Taiwan University, 2006) “Backside Fabrication, Sensor Application And Reliability Study of Compound Semiconductor Transistorsr ,” Ph.D. received 2010 May, Research Staff, TSMC

Dr. Chien Fong Lo, (National Taiwan University, 2001) “Fabrication And Characterization of Heterojuncion Transistor ,” Ph.D. received 2011 May, Research Scientist, IQE Inc.

Dr. Byung Hwan Chu, (New Mexico State University, 2006) “Detection of Chemicals And Biomaterials Using AlGaN/GaN High electron Mobility Transistor And Hydrogen Detection By Epitaxial Graphene ,” Ph.D. received 2011 May, Research Scientist, Samsung, Korea

Dr. Lu Liu,(Beijing University of Technology, 2007) “Reliability Study of GaN-Based High electron Mobility Transistors ,” Ph.D. received 2013 May, Process Engineer, Applied Materials

Dr. Ya-Hsi Hwang, (National Taiwan University, 2007) “Fabrication And Reliability of GaN-Based High electron Mobility Transistors ,” Ph.D. received 2015 May, Account Technologist, Applied Materials

Dr. Tsung Sheng Kang, (National Cheng-Kung University, 2007) ” Reliability Study of AlGaN/GaNd High electron Mobility Transistors by Thermal Simulation and Sub-Bandgap Optical Pumping,” Ph.D. received 2015 December, Process Development Engineer, Fairchild

Dr. Shihyun Ahn, (Carnegie Mellon University, 2012) ” Effect of Irradiation Damage on GaN-Based Metal-Oxide Semiconductor High Electron Mobility Transistors and Ga2O3 ,” Ph.D. received 2017 April, Process Engineer, Seoul Viosys

Dr. Jiancheng Yang, (Delaware University, 2016) ” Wide Band-Gap Semiconductors for High Power Electronic and Bio-Sensing Application ,” Ph.D. received 2019 April, Process Engineer, Keysight

Dr. Patrick H. Carey IV, (Vanderbilt University , 2016) ” Study on Anti-Bacterial Coatings, Ga2O3 and AlGaN/GaN Based Device Fabrication and Characterization ,” Ph.D. received 2020 August, Process Engineer, Raytheon

Dr. Chaker Fares, (George Tech, 2017)

“Fabrication and Characterization of Ga2O3 Based Materials and Protective Coatings for Biomedical Applications,” Ph.D. Received 2021 August, Manager, Northrop Grumman.

Dr. Minghan Xian, (Delaware University, 2018) Study on Gallium Oxide Power Devices and A transistor-based Biological Sensor for Human Bio-Marker Detection”, Ph.D. Received 2022 May, Reliability Engineer, Micron


Dr. Jeffrey R. LaRoche
Dr. Suku Kim
Dr. Caide Xiao
Dr. Byoung Sam Kang
Dr. Chih Yang Chang
Dr. Chien Fong Lo
Dr. Byung-Jae Kim
Dr. Shumin Hsu


Terry Ake, M.S. Degree received 1999 December
Chin-Ching Hsu, M.S. Degree received 2001 May
Saurav Nigam, M.S. Degree received 2003 December
Xiaotie Wang, M.S. Degree received 2011 May
Lu Liu, M.E. Degree received 2010 December
Tsung Sheng Kang, M.S. Degree received 2011 May
Yu-yin Xi, M.S. Degree received 2012 May
Yu-Xi Wang, M.S. Degree received 2012 May
Shun Li, M.S. Degree received 2013 May
Lei Lei, M.S. Degree received 2014 May
Yueh-Ling Hsieh, M.S. Degree received 2014 May
Guan-Che Ting, M.S. Degree received 2014 May
Chen Dong, M.S. Degree received 2015 May
Weidi Zhu, M.S. Degree received 2015 May
Junhao Zhu, M.S. Degree received 2016 May
Kuan-Hung Chen, M.S. Degree received 2016 May
Zhiting Chen, M.S. Degree received 2018 May