Yongchen posing in front of a Molecular Beam Epitaxy machine

Yongchen Liu
Materials Science & Engineering
Advised by Stephanie Law

Interview submitted in Fall 2021.

CHARM Interviewer (CI): In technical language, what is the research you do here at CHARM?

Yongchen Liu (YL): My research is on topological insulator induced plasmon coupling with other quasi-particles.

CI: What is a skill you would like to build on while being a part of CHARM?

YL: Being a mentor to other people in my network.

CI: What’s your favorite part of being with CHARM?

YL: Working with undergrads in the lab and during the summer REU program.

CI: What do you enjoy doing on your downtime outside of the lab?

YL: I enjoy reading on my time off.