Leslie Chan

Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(Photo by Elena Zhukova)

Education

M.S. Chemical Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014
S.B. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013

Research

My research is on the synthesis and defect engineering of two-dimensional materials (i.e., transition metal dichalcogenides, graphene) for sensor and transistor applications.

Affiliations

Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center
Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Marvell NanoLab
Berkeley Biomolecular Nanotechnology Center

Publications and Presentations

Long, H.; Chan, L.; Harley-Trochimczyk, A.; Luna, L. E.; Tang, Z.; Shi, T.; Zettl, A.; Carraro, C.; Worsley, M. A.; Maboudian, R. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 1700217 (4), 2–9.

Yan, W.; Harley-Trochimczyk, A.; Long, H.; Chan, L.; Pham, T.; Hu, M. FlatChem 2017, 5, 1–8.

Chan, L.; Tsai, D-S.; Carraro, C.; Maboudian, R. “Transfer-Free Synthesis of Graphene on Insulating Substrates”. Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center Spring Research Review 2018.

Chan, L.; Tosun, M.; Carraro, C.; Javey, A.; Maboudian, R. “In Situ Characterization of the Effect of Plasma Treatment on Transition Metal Dichalcogenides”. AIChE Annual Meeting 2016.

Tosun, M.; Chan, L.; Amani, M.; Roy, T.; Ahn, G. H.; Taheri, P.; Carraro, C.; Ager, J. W.; Maboudian, R.; Javey, A. ACS Nano 2016, 10 (7), 6853–6860.

Kaastrup, K.; Chan, L.; Sikes, H. Anal. Chem 2013, 85 (17), 8055-8060.

Awards/Honors

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi Winter Fellowship Recipient
Plenary Speaker, Berkeley Science and Actuator Center Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Spring 2018
Best Presentation, AIChE Annual Meeting Nanoelectronic and Photonic Materials Session, Fall 2016

Industrial Relations

Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (2015-present)
Sensors Expo (2018)
IDTechEx (2017)
SEMICON West (2016)

Teaching/Mentorship

Graduate Student Instructor

CBE 40: Introduction to Chemical Engineering Design
CBE 160: Chemical Process Design
CBE 179: Process Technology of Solid State Materials Devices

Mentorship

Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium, Invited Presenter Spring 2018
UC Berkeley Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE), Mentor 2017-2018
Berkeley Bioengineering Honor Society Student Social, Invited Guest Fall 2017
UC Berkeley WiSE Future of Science Conference,  Invited Presenter Spring 2017
Bay Area Women in STEM/SWE Mentorship Program, Mentor 2015-2016
UC Berkeley DeCal Mentor, “Learn to Play the Sather Tower Bells: A Carillon Study”
MIT Department of Chemical Engineering, Associate Advisor

Campus Involvement

Graduate Women of Engineering
Women’s Action Committee, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Berkeley Carillon Guild

Contact

leslie.chan@berkeley.edu

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