Principal Investigator
Joseph B. Herzog, PhD
Assistant Professor
R.B. Annis School of Engineering
University of Indianapolis

Formerly at the University of Arkansas:
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
Microelectronics-Photonics program, Faculty
Institute for Nanoscience & Engineering, Faculty

Postdoctoral, Rice University
PhD, University of Notre Dame
MS, University of Notre Dame
BS, Louisiana State University
Full Bio

Old UARK Email: jbherzog
New UINDY Email: herzogjb

Group Photo (Apr. 2018):
From Left: Ahmad, Desalegn, Tobi, Zach, Faezeh, Stephen, David, and JB Herzog
(Yeah! Everyone was present for the photo opp this year!)
Group Photo Archives
Current Students

Miles Furr
Univerity of Indianapolis (undergraduate)
Majors: Software Engineering and Computer Science
joined Fall 2018

Meredith Magee
Univerity of Indianapolis (undergraduate)
Major: Software Engineering
joined Fall 2018

Desalegn T. Debu, MS
uark email: dtdebu
joined Fall 2013

Ahmad Darweesh, MS
uark email: aadarwee
joined Spring 2015

Herzog Lab Alumni

Philosophiae Doctor (PhD):
Bachelors of Science (BS):
  • Avery Hill, BS 2016
    • joined Herzog Lab as undergraduate in Fall 2013
    • Started the Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC) program

  • Gabrielle Abraham, BS 2016
    • Recieved the NSF GRFP Fellowship
    • joined Herzog Lab as undergraduate in Fall 2013
    • Graduate school at UC-Santa Barbara

  • Cameron Saylor, BS 2015
    • joined Herzog Lab as undergraduate in Fall of 2013
    • Graduate school at UC-Davis

  • Jonathan Mishler, BS 2015
    • joined Herzog Lab as undergraduate in Fall of 2013
    • Postbaccalaureate with the National Institute of Health (NIH), 2015-2016
    • Graduate school at University of Washington in the Dept. of Bioengineering

Previous Group Members
  • Oluwatobi "Tobi" Olorunsola
    • Herzog Group member from Jan - Aug 2018
    • microEP Graduate Student
    • Joined with Shui-Qing (Fisher) Yu (Electrical Engineering) at the University of Arkansas in Fall 2018.

  • Zach Brawley
    • officially joined group: Fall 2017
    • previously Summer 2016 Physics REU
    • microEP Graduate Student
    • Summer 2018: joined the Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering at Texas A&M.

  • Pijush Ghosh, MS 2016
    • joined Herzog Lab in Spring 2015
    • Physics Graduate Student
    • now with Dr. Morgan Ware in EE

  • Saeed Sarollahi, MS
    • joined Herzog Lab in Fall 2014
    • microEP Graduate Student
    • now with Dr. Morgan Ware in EE

  • Faezeh Tork Ladani, Herzog Lab member in 2018 (Postdoc).

  • Madison Whitby, Joined Herzog Lab in August 2016. Mechanical Engineering undergraduate major.

  • Chandler Bernard, Summer 2016 Micro-EP REU-undergraduate - Currently (Fall 2016) senior at Troy University

  • Grant Abbey

  • Michael Baltz, undergrad, Joined Lab Spring 2015. Received BS in 2016

  • Eric Novak, REU-undergraduate (Summer 2014) - now at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

  • Paul Nguyen, undergraduate (2014) - now with Accu-Machining, Inc.

How to join my Research Group - Undergraduate Students

As of Semester I 2018-2019 - I am seeking new undergraduate research students!

University of Indianapolis undergraduates - Undergraduate students on campus who are interested in doing research with me should contact me (especially Honors students, but you do not need to be an honors student to join my group). Preference is given to students in the Honors College. See How to join the Honors College. Undergraduates are strongly encouraged to apply for research support:

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Last Update: Sept 2018