2016-2017 NETG Leadership Team
President: Garrett Lau
Garrett Lau is a 4th year PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering. He is currently researching self-assembled hybrid materials for energy storage in the Stupp group. When he isn't biking against gale-force winds on the lakeshore or cooking/consuming excessive amounts of food, he also enjoys following grid-scale energy storage technologies and grid modernization.
Vice President: Stephen Wilke
Treasurer: Travis Schmauss
Webmaster/NESC Liaison: Jonathan Pfluger
Outreach Coordinator: Fernando Castro
Fernando is a 4th year PhD student in the Dravid Group within the Materials Science and Engineering Department. Fernando’s research is focused on examining atomic-scale structure and composition transformations in Li-ion battery electrode materials by utilizing transmission electron microscopy imaging and spectroscopy techniques. Outside of the lab, Fernando enjoys going out to see live music, biking around the city, and is a 3-time fantasy football champion.
Social Media Coordinator: Will Kellogg
Director of Marketing and Public Relations: Nick Sather
Nick is a 4th year graduate student in the Stupp group. His research currently focuses on the development of new materials for flexible energy storage devices. Outside of the lab, he is a five sport intramural athlete constantly striving to bring glory (+ championship t-shirts) to the Materials Science department.
Board Members-at-Large: Thomas Purcell, Jordan Nelson