Our Staff

The UD Nanofabrication Facility (UDNF) is staffed by experienced professionals dedicated to serving the needs of our users. Please contact us to discuss how we can meet your needs.

Facility Specialist Scott McCracken and the UDNF team are here to support and train users of our nanofabrication facilities.

Iulian Codreanu

Iulian Codreanu

Director

Address: 163 ISE Lab

Phone: 302-831-2784

Email: codreanu@udel.edu

 

Iulian is responsible for all aspects of UDNF’s operation and serves as the primary interface between the facility and its users. Prior to joining UDNF, he directed the nanofabrication facility at the University of Pennsylvania. Iulian has worked in nanotechnology for over 20 years.

Paul Horng

Paul Horng

Process Engineer

Address: 457 ISE Lab

Phone: 302-831-4827

Email: horng@udel.edu

 

Paul is responsible for managing the operation, maintenance and user training on the chemical vapor deposition, dry etch, and thermal processing equipment housed in UDNF. Paul acts as a resource for process flow planning and optimization, develops and documents processes and techniques, and works closely with the users to advise and enable their research. Prior to joining UDNF, Paul was a process engineer at Triquint Semiconductor. Paul has worked in nanotechnology for over 20 years.

Seong Jang

Seong Jang

Facility Specialist

Address: 120 DuPont Hall

Phone: 302-831-3900

Email: jjang@udel.edu

 

Seong is responsible for the Nanofabrication Teaching Lab in DuPont Hall. He works closely with faculty instructors to develop fabrication laboratory modules for classes offered by the following departments: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Physics. Prior to joining UD, Seong worked as a research scientist at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Crystal Mabon

Crystal Mabon

Administrative Assistant III

Address: 170 ISE Lab

Phone: 302-831-4325

Email: cmabon@udel.edu

 

Crystal is the first point of contact to assist users in the process of obtaining access to the facility, monitoring annual training requirements, and managing lockers and card access. She is primarily responsible for Purchasing, monitoring Accounts Payable, and other administrative functions. Crystal has several years of experience handling financial and administrative transactions in corporate and higher education environments.

Scott McCracken

Scott McCracken

Facility Specialist

Address: 170 ISE Lab

Phone: 302-831-0166

Email: scottmcc@udel.edu

 

Scott is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the facility and for providing training and user support on the packaging equipment. Prior to joining UDNF, Scott was the facility coordinator at DuPont’s Micro Fabrication Facility at the Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware. Scott has worked in nanotechnology for over 20 years.

Cory Pfeffer

Cory Pfeffer

Business Administrator

Address: 250 BB ISE Lab

Phone: 302-831-4019

Email: pfeffer@udel.edu

 

Cory is responsible for all of UDNF’s financial and human resources functions and oversees administrative functions. She also maintains the website and coordinates marketing efforts. Cory previously worked as the administrative coordinator for the Department of Design at the Ohio State University for five years.

Zhichao (Chao) Wang

Zhichao (Chao) Wang

Nanofabrication Specialist

Address: 170 ISE Lab

Phone: 302-831-4839

Email: zhichaow@udel.edu

 

Chao is responsible for managing the operation, maintenance and training on the physical vapor deposition (PVD) equipment including electron beam deposition, sputter deposition and pulsed laser deposition tools housed in UDNF. With microfluidics/Lab-on-a-Chip device engineering and research background, Chao works closely with academic and industrial users to advise and enable their research, and acts as a resource for process flow planning and optimization. Prior to joining UDNF, Chao was an R&D engineer at MicroDevice Engineering, Inc.