Published: Sept. 1, 2016
Alex Yersak on the slopes.

Alex is a fourth year PhD student who has been investigating atomic layer deposited thin films for ultrabarriers and corrosion protection of thin metal films. He has had the opportunity to conduct his research both on campus at CU and at ALD Nanosolutions.

Prior to graduate school, Alex received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The College of New Jersey. When he is not in the lab, Alex enjoys climbing, running, fishing, and skiing. He can often be seen riding his electric bicycle around campus that he assembled himself. He lives in the mountains and has a pet rabbit named Mr. Bunny.