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Principal Investigator

azDr. Alex Zakhidov

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666 (RFM3230)

Office : (512) 245-4280
Fax: (512) 245-3675


 Post-Doctoral Researchers


Ph.D Students


Mehedhi Hasan


MS and BS in Applied Physics Electronics and Communication Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Interest:
– Organic Electronic Devices, Multijunction Solar Cell
– VLSI Design
– Nanofabrication



Eric Welch


MS in Physics (2014) Texas State University
BS in Criminal Justice (2010) Sam Houston State University  BS in Physics (2014) Texas State University

Research interests: Theoretical AMO and solid state physics.Modeling phase transitions in strongly correlated systems, exotic phases in disordered bosonic systems, DFT calculations of organohalide lead perovskites and polaron modeling

Chris Manspeaker

Chris Manspeaker


MBA, Thunderbird (2007) M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Arizona (2002)

Research interests: Perovskite solar cells efficiency and stability.  Slot-die coating deposition.



Master’s students


Joseph A Sadler

Physics major at Texas State University

BS in Physics (2014) Texas State University

Research interest: External quantum efficiency measurement set-up for organic solar cells, 3D printing techniques such as Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) 3D printing.



Undergraduate students

ColinColin D. Donnelly

Physics major at Texas State University

Research interest: Organic Light Emitting Diodes with novel organic and hybrid emitters.



garrett2Garrett Merrion

Physics major at Texas State University

Research interest:  Transparent flexible OLED displays .





Dr. Swaminathan Venkatesan
Dr. Dmitry Lyashenko

Ben Brooks
Jonathan Preiss
Aureliano Perez
Rony Saha
Marco Aurelio Andarcia Calderon

Eric M. Neier
Nader R. Rady
Patrick Scruggs
Jeremy R Gonzales