Principal Investigator


Michel Bosman

Associate Professor

Email: msemb[at]

Michel Bosman is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore and a Scientist at the A*STAR Institute of Materials Research and Engineering in Singapore, specializing in Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM). He is eligible as primary supervisor for NGS/ISEP & A*GA students; more information here

Group Members

Post Doctorate Scholars


Shoucong Ning

Senior Research Fellow

Email: msens[at]

Shoucong Ning received his B.S. from the University of Science and Technology of China and Ph.D, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His areas of research involves the use of advanced electron microscopy using 4D STEM.

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Adam Krzysztof Budniak 

Research Fellow

Email: abudniak[at] 

Adam received his Bachelor's degrees both in Chemistry and Physics in 2013 and a Master’s degree in Chemistry in 2015 from the University of Warsaw (Poland). In 2021 he defended his Ph.D. in synthesis and investigation of layered semiconductors at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Then, at the end of 2021, he joined Prof. Bosman's group. Adam’s research interest is a synthesis of layered materials and nanoparticles and their structural investigation, with a focus on electron microscopy: SEM, TEM and STEM. 


Usha Bhat

Research Fellow

Email: ushabhat[at] 

Usha received her Master's degrees in Physics in 2014 from the University of Mysore (India). In 2021, she defended her Ph.D. thesis "Quantitative imaging and alternative proposals on image simulation and reconstruction in atomic resolution transmission electron microscopy" at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, India. She worked as a Research Associate at JNCASR from 2021 to 2022 and joined Prof. Bosman's group in September 2022. Usha's areas of research involve use of advanced electron microscopy, such as aberration corrected TEM and 4D STEM. 

PhD Students


Loh Leyi

Ph.D Candidate

Email: e0338239[at]

Joy received her B.Sc in Chemistry in 2018 from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She joined Prof. Bosman’s group in August 2018. Her work focuses on doping 2D transition metal dichalcogenides and studying them under the Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM).


Do Thi Bich Hue

Ph.D Candidate


Hue received her B.Eng. degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 2019 from the National University of Singapore (NUS). She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering at NUS. She is interested in studying plasmonic nanostructures with electron microscopy/spectroscopy and theoretical simulation.

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Zhang Xinyue

Ph.D Candidate

Email: e0511888[at]

Zhang Xinyue received her B.E. degree from the Dalian University of Technology in applied chemistry in 2017 and a degree of Master of Energy Science in 2019 from Kyoto University. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). She is working on patterned colloidal self-assembly for nanoplasmonics in Prof. Michel Bosman Lab.


Yu Yong

Ph.D Candidate

Email: e0338275[at]

Yu Yong received his bachelor's and master's degree from the University of science and technology Beijing majoring in metallurgical engineering and material science and engineering, respectively. His research interests now are the application of advanced STEM/TEM techniques in the study of energy material (especially thermoelectric material). The specific techniques include aberration-corrected STEM/ TEM, atomic resolution EDS and EELS, E-field mapping via DPC, potential mapping by electron holography, strain mapping by GPA and Nano-beam diffraction.


Jagadesh Rangaraj

Ph.D Candidate

Email: jagadesh.rangaraj[at]

Jagadesh received his B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Anna University, India in 2017 and obtained a degree in M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore in 2019. He is currently a PhD candidate under the NUS Research Scholarship in the department of Materials Science and Engineering. He is interested in studying electron beam patterning in 2D materials using Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy. 

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Yang Jianmin

Ph.D Candidate

Email: e0546047[at]

Yang Jianmin received her B.E. degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 2016 from the Northeastern University and a degree of Master of Materials Science and Engineering in 2019 from Beihang University. She joined Prof. Bosman’s group in August 2020. Her work focuses on studying 2D materials under 4D STEM.


Su Hongxi

Ph.D Candidate

Email: e0816341[at]

Su Hongxi received his B.Eng. degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 2021 from Central South University (CSU) and set off  his journey in NUS as a Master Student in the same year. He is currently a Ph.D candidate in MSE. His work focuses on 4D STEM data processing under the guidance of Prof. Bosman and Dr. Shoucong Ning.

Co-Supervised Students

1.Jing Ning (with Prof. Simpson at SUTD)
2.Daria Kieczka (with Prof. Shluger at UCL)
3.Dion Zudhistira (with Dr Narang at AMD Singapore)
4.He Ya (with Prof. Mirsaidov at NUS Physics)

PhD Alumni

1.Li Zhipeng (Graduated April 2013, now Associate Professor at the University of Science and Technology Beijing, China)

2.Tan Shu Fen (Graduated January 2016, now Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, NTU Singapore)

3.Manveer Munde (Graduated April 2017, now Principal Consultant at Red Oak Consulting,UK)

4.Janaki Shanmugam (Graduated April 2018, now Assistant Head, Science and Engineering Research Council at A*STAR Singapore)

5.Mei Sen (Graduated May 2018, now at Huawei, China)

6.Kamal Patel (Graduated October 2020, now Data Scientist at Virgin Media O2, UK) 

7.Tan Chuan Fu (Graduated April 2021,now AI Researcher at Johnson Controls,Singapore) 

8.Chung JingYang (Graduated December 2021, now Research Fellow in the NUS - Advanced Materials Corporate Lab,Singapore )