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Graduate Program

Alumni 2000-2009

PHDName of Graduate Thesis Title Current Appointment Position Advisor Field
2009Cai, WeixingInvestigation of Phase-Contrast Cone Beam CT Imaging SystemsUniv. RochesterPostdocNing, R./Gao, Y.MED PHY
2009Prithviraj, BrijeshCollimation of Electrons Via Three-Dimensional Spatial Intensity Shaping of Laser Focal VolumeMeyerhofer, D.PPF
2009Petruccelli, Jonathan C.Generalized Wigner FunctionsSingapore-MIT Alliance for Research and TechnologyPostdocAlonso, M./Wolf, E.QOT
2009Jiang, ZhuoTransverse Modes in Large-Mode-Area FibersAdValue Photonics, Inc.Optical EngineerMarciante, J./Bigelow, N.PPF
2009Berdine, Daniel P.Selected Phenomenological Contributions in Preparation for the Running of the Large Hadron ColliderOrr, L.PPT
2009Yang, Jeong-HoonAn Empirical Model for the Interaction of Ultraintense Laser Pulses with Fully Ionized Plasmas Including Electrostatic EffectsCraxton, S.PPF
2009Yonac, MuhammedBipartite Qubit Entanglement Under Cavity Quantum ElectrodynamicsSimon SchoolStudentEberly, J.H.QOT
2009Yang, FanD Meson Hadronic Decays at CLEO-cFermi National Accelerator LaboratoryPostdocThorndike, E.PPE
2009Chen, Chia-LingDiffusive Transport and Trapping Systems Exhibiting Dynamic Percolation TransitionsUniversite Pierre et Marie CurieResearch AssociateChimowitz E./ Shapir Y.CMT
2009Yu, Geum BongSearch for Charged Higgs Bosons in Decays of Top Quarks in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at Sqrt(s)=1.96 TeVDuke Univ.PostdocBodek, A.PPE
2009Yoo, Han G.Silicon Nanosheets: Optical Properties, Light Confinement in Multilayer Waveguides, and Lateral Electrical Injection and LuminescenceIntel CorporationEngineerFauchet, P.CME
2009Green, Joel D.Observations of Feedback Between Protostars and their Natal CloudsSpace Telescope Science Inst.ScientistWatson, D.A/AP
2009Ghilea, Marian C.Neutron Imaging with Bubble Chambers for Inertial Confinement FusionMeyerhofer, D./ Sangster, T.PPF
2009Wright, Kevin C.Stimulated Raman Interactions in a Spinor Bose-Einstein CondensateNational Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)PostdocBigelow, N.QOE
2009Gimmell, Jennifer L.Search for the Flavor Changing Neutral Current Decay t Zq at [square root]s=1.96 TeVBenet AcademyPhysics TeacherTipton, P. / McFarland, K.PPE
2008Nelson, EdwardThe Adsorption of DNA onto Unmodified Gold NanoparticlesRITInstructorRothberg, L.CME
2008Han, Ji YeonThe Differential Cross Section Distribution of Drell-Yan Dielectron Pairs in the Z Boson Mass RegionUniversity of RochesterPostdocBodek, A./ Sakumoto, W.PPE
2008He, QingImpact on Gamma/Phi3 measurement from CLEO-c binned D0->(K0S)+(Pi+)+(Pi-) Dalitz AnalysisPrinceton UniversityPostdocThorndike, E.PPE
2008Sargent, Benjamin A.Spitzer IRS Spectroscopic Studies of Dust Composition of Protoplanetary DisksSpace Telescope InstitutePostdocForrest, W.A/AP
2008Yildirim, IlyasFree Energy Calculations of RNA Duplexes with Tandem GA Base Pairs Using the Thermodynamic Integration ApproachUniv. Rochester, Chemistry Dept.PostdocTurner, D./ Bigelow, N.
2008Wang, Ken Kang-HsinPhotodynamic Therapy: Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to DosimetryUniv. PennsylvaniaPostdocFoster, T.MED
2008Hubbard, Alexander I.Conceptual Developments in the Astrophysical Hydrodynamics of Accretion Disks and Stellar WindsNordita Research Institute, SwedenPostdocBlackman, E.A/AP
2008Giampanis, StefanosSearch for a High Frequency Stochastic Background of Gravitational WavesMax Planck InstitutePostdocMelissinos, A.C.PPE
2008Minchev, Ivan D.The Effect of Spiral and Bar Structure on the Milky Way Velocity DistributionUniv. StrasbourgPostdocQuillen, A.A/AP
2008Han, Bo-YoungMeasurement of the W Boson Production Charge Asymmetry in pp bar CollisionsKorea Univ.PostdocMcFarland, KevinPPE
2008Tscherneck, MichaelaMolecule ChipsWillamette Univ.Assistant ProfessorBigelow, N.QOE
2008Nordhaus, Jason T.From Binaries to Asymmetric Outflows: The Influence of Low-mass Companions Around AGB StarsPrinceton UniversityPostdocBlackman, E.A/AP
2008Camacho, Ryan M.Implementations of Slow Light Using Double-ResonancesCaltechPostdocHowell, J.QOE
2008Clader, Brian DavidUltra-Short Pulse Propagation in Multi-Level MediaArete AssociatesResearch ScientistEberly, J.H.QOT
2008Kleinert, JanElectrostatic Trapping of Ultracold Polar MoleculesElectro Scientific InstrumentsEngineerBigelow, N.QOE
2007Saha, RajdeepSemi-Classical Dynamics Using Initial Value Representations and Coherent State Path IntegralsYale UniversityPostdocOvinchinnikov, M. / Shapir, Y.CMT
2007Boersma, John R.Guage Boson Phenomenology of Little Higgs ModelsSUNY-OswegoInstructorOrr, L.PPT
2007Park, Su-JungSearch for Admixture of Scalar Top in the ttbar Lepton+Jets Final State at _s=1.96 TeVUniversitaet GoettingenPostdocDemina, R.PPE
2007Wong, Chung KiTheoretical Studies of the Properties of Magnetic Resonance Signal Formed under the Influence of Distant Dipolar FieldZhong, J.MED
2007Khafizov, MaratPhotoresponse Mechanism of Superconducting MgB2University of Rochester, Chemistry Dept.PostdocSobolewski, R.CME
2007Cunningham, Andrew J.Star Formation Driven Mechanical Feedback in Molecular CloudsLawrence Livermore Nat'l Lab.PostdocFrank, A.A/AP
2007Ho, Phay J.e-e Correlated Intense-Field Multiple Ionization as a Completely Classical Photo-electric EffectArgonne National LaboratoryScientistEberly, J.QOT
2007Pack, Michael V.Dynamics of Electromagnetically Induced Transparency Optical Kerr NonlinearitiesSandia National LaboratoriesScientist/EngineerHowell, J.QOE
2007Wu, ShuaiTime-Resolved Characterization of Carrier and Phonon Dynamics in GaN Single CrystalsOpteos, Inc.Sr. Research EngineerSobolewski, R.CME
2007Holmes, Michael E.Trapping Ultracold Atoms Close to Surfaces and Molecule ChipsNew FocusScientific EngineerBigelow, N.QOE
2007Chen, HuiTowards a Nanocrystalline Silicon LaserLUMERASr. Optical EngineerFauchet, P./Gao, Y.CME
2007Sublett, Stephanie L.Omega Laser-Driven Hydrodynamic Plasma Jet Experiments with Relevance to AstrophysicsRITResearch StaffMeyerhofer, D./Knauer, J.PPF
2007Yoon, Sung-Yong PhilError-Induced Beam Degradation in Fermilab's AcceleratorsBodek, A./Chou, W.PPE
2007Wilson, Jeremy D.Measurements and Interpretations of Light Scattering From Intact Biological CellsUniversity at Buffalo Law SchoolStudentFoster, T.MED
2007Selkowitz, Robert I.Stochastic Fermi Acceleration and the Dissipation of Astrophysical Magnetic TurbulenceBuffalo State CollegeLecturerBlackman, E.A/AP
2007Garcia, Carlos A.Precision Measurement of the Mass of the Top Quark in pp bar CollisionsTrading MachinesFinancial AnalystFerbel, T.PPE
2007Wesely, Elizabeth JaneDecay Pathways for Excitations in a Conjugated OligofluoreneHorace Mann SchoolTeacherRothberg, L.CME
2007Woo, SungjongDynamics of Rotating Bose-Einstein Condensate with VorticesUniv. MA-LowellPostdocBigelow, N.QOE
2007Winey, BrianUse of Stationary Focused Ultrasound Fields for Characterization of Tissue and Localized Tissue AblationHarvardPostdocYu, Y./Bigelow, N.MED
2006Lee, JedongA Measurement of the Z Forward-Backward Charge Asymmetry in pp bar e+e-Mercator, LLCScientistMcFarland, K.PPE
2006Kuznetsov, VladimirAdvanced Semiconductor Quantum Well Devices for Infrared ApplicationsNational Semiconductor CorporationScientistWicks, G./Gao, Y.CME
2006Ali Khan, IrfanQuantifying and Exploiting EntanglementStanford UniversityPostdocHowell, J.QOE
2006Bacon, CandiceDevelopment of Long Wave Infrared Detecors for Space AstronomyRoberts WesleyanAssist. ProfessorPipher, J. L.AST
2006Ohki, ThomasExperiments Towards Manipulation of Quantum States of a Josephson Junction Using Superconducting Integrated CircuitsChalmers Univ. of TechnologyPostdocBocko, M./ Feldman, M.CME
2006Qi, DahuDevelopment of a Biofluid Chemical Measurement System Using Liquid Core Optical Fiber Raman SpectroscopyHutchinson Technology Inc.Berger, A./ Bigelow, N.QO
2006Irish, ElinorThe Theory of Quantum Electromechanics: A Solid-State Analog of Quantum OpticsQueens Univ.PostdocBigelow, N.QOT
2006Hamblen, JoshuaPseudorapidity Dependence of Directed and Elliptic Flow in Au + Au Collisions at 19.6, 62.4, 130, and 200 GeV per Nucleon PairUniv. TennesseePostdocManly, S.NPE
2006Anderson, KennethAdiabat Shaping in Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion ImplosionsUniv. Rochester, Laboraory for Laser EnergeticsScientistBetti, R.PPF
2006Tikhoplav, RodionLow Emittance Electron Beam StudiesUCLAPostdocMelissinos, A.C./P. PiotPPE
2005Londero, PabloStudies of the Classical-Quantum Boundary in Computing: Implementation of the Bernstein-Vazirani Algorithm, and Decoherence Control in a K2 Two QubitHarvardPostdocWalmsley, I./Bigelow, N.QOE
2005Chan, Kwok Ming LeoAnomalous gtt Coupling in Single-Lepton tt Events from pp Collisions at s = 1.8 TeVUniv. AkronPostdocSlattery, P.PPE
2005Melikyan, ArsenIntegrability and Hamiltonian Methods in String TheoryUniv. Sao PauloPostdocDas, A.PPT
2005Eusebi, RicardoSearch for Charged Higgs in ttbar Decay products from Proton-Anitiproton Collisions at s = 1.96 TeVFermi National Accelerator LaboratoryPostdocTipton, P.PPE
2005Seletskiy, SergeyAttainment of Electron Beam Suitable for Medum Energy Electron CoolingStanford Linear Accelerator CenterPostdocMelissinos, A.PPE
2005Ruan, JinhaoOptical Gain in Nanocrystalline Silicon SuperlatticesCornell Univ., Engr. and Applied Physics Dept.PostdocFauchet, P./Shapir, Y.CME
2005Gutermuth, RobertThe Initial Configuration of Young Stellar ClustersHarvard-SmithsonianPostdocPipher, J.L.AST
2005Konezny, StevenThe Effects of Charge Transport Traps on Organic Light-Emitting Diode PerformanceBates CollegeVisiting Assistant ProfessorRothberg, L.CME
2005Dutta, SomnathScaling of the Roughness and the Maximal Height in the Non-Linear Lab-DasSarma Model of Conserved Surface GrowthCrazy Magic, Inc. (CMI)Software EngineerShapir, Y.CMT
2005Page, EricExploring the Use of Optical Fibers for a High-Precision Gravitational MeasurementAllegheny CollegeVisiting Assistant ProfessorManly, S.QOE
2005Agarwal, AbhishekIntegrability in Large N Matrix ModelsCCNYPostdocRajeev, SPPT
2005Venkatramani, RavindraSimulations of Nonlinear Multidimensional Spectra of Molecules in the Condensed PhaseUniv. Pennsylvaia, Bioengineer-ing Dept.PostdocMukamel,S/Shapir, YCMT
2005Hayes, AdamViolations of K-Conservation in 178 HfUniv. RochesterPostdocCline, D.NPE
2005Chan, Kam Wai CliffordTwo-Particle Breakup and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen EntanglementUniv. Rochester, Inst. OpticsPostdoc, Croucher FellowshipEberly, J.H.QOT
2005Pratt, JeffreyEntanglement in Quantum Spin SystemsEberly, J.H.QOT
2005Cho, Doo KeeMeasurement of the ttbar Production Cross Section at s=1.96 TeV in the e+jets Final State of ppbar Collisions at the TevatronBoston Univ.PostdocFerbel, T.PPE
2005Quinto Su, PedroProbing and Manipulating Cold Atoms on an Atom ChipUC-Irvine, Chem. Engr & Materials Science Dpt.PostdocBigelow, N.QOE
2004Ivanov, AndrewSearch for anomalous kinematics of top dilepton events in proton-antiproton collisions at s = 1.96 TeVUC-DavisPostdocTipton, P.PPE
2004Peterson-Constandache, DawnThe pre-main sequence and brown dwarf populations of OMC 2/3: a multiwavelength studyUniv. VirginiaPostdocPipher, J.L.AST
2004Konezny, Sarah DemersA measurement of BR(tnq)Roberts WesleyanAssistant ProfessorMcFarland, K.PPE
2004Park, Woo ChunProbing for new physics in B meson decays with dilpeton eventsUniv. South CarolinaPostocThorndike, E.PPE
2004Gotchev, OrlinExperiments on dynamic overpressure stabilization of the ablative richtmyer-meshkov instability in ICF targetsUniv. Rochester, LLEPostdocMeyerhofer, D.PPF
2004Coca, MirceaMeasuement of the top pair-production cross section in the dilepton channel in proton-antiproton collisions at s=1.96 TeVDuke Univ.PostdocTipton, P.PPE
2004Wu, XiaohuaInAs-based bipolar transistors grown by molecular beam epitaxyGao, Y./Wicks, G.CME
2004Wang, YantingMolecular dynamics simulations of gold nanomaterialsChemistry Dept., Univ. UtahPostdocTeitel, S.CMT
2004Bhattacharya, MishkatulForbidden transitions in a magneto-optical trapGeorgia TechPostdocBigelow, N.QOE
2004Baksmaty, LeslieThe birth and death of vortex lattices in trapped bose-einstein condensatesGeorgia TechPostdocBigelow, N.QOT
2004Janis, John P.Building a bose-Eenstein condensation experiment in 87-RbITT-New JerseyTech. StaffBigelow, N.QOE
2004Zorba, SerkanMorphological and electrical studies of organic semiconductor thin filmsWhittier CollegeVisiting Assistant ProfessorGao, Y.CME
2004Poludnenko, Alexei Y.Dynamics and properties of astrophysical inhomogeneous mediaUniv. ChicagoPostdocFrank, A.AST
2004Butler, WilliamCharacterization of the high frequency response of laser interferometer gravitational detectorsIntelSr. EngineerMelissinos, A.PPE
2004Khanov, AlexanderMeasurement of the top-antitop production cross-section at Sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV using lifetime taggingOklahoma State UniversityResearch Assistant ProfessorDemina, R.PPE
2004Krishnaswami, Govind SudarshanLarge-N limit as a classical limit: Baryon in two-dimensional QCD and multi-matrix modelsU Utrecht, NetherlandsPostdoc, APS Apker Award 2000, Okubo Prize 2001Rajeev, S.PP
2004Constandache, Alin-AlexandruSelected topics in integrable systemsUniv. VirginaPostdocDas, A.PP
2004Gotcheva, VioletaSimulations of the equilibrium and nonequilibrium classical 2D Coulomb gasUniv. Rochester, Laboratory for Laser EnergeticsSystems ProgrammerTeitel, S.CMT
2004Davis, Gregory ArthurFirst measurement of the differential inclusive cross section for jet production at DO Run IINorthwestern Univ.PostdocFerbel, T.PPE
2004Weiss, Stanley BenjaminLaser cooled atoms and molecules: Prospects for a sodium-rubidium Bose-Einstein condensateNorthrop Grumman Space TechnologiesScientistBigelow, N.QOE
2004Finlay, Jarod C.Reflectance and fluorescence spectroscopies in photodynamic therapyU Penn Dept of Radiation OncologyInstructorFoster, TBP
2004Santhanam, JayanthiApplications of the moment method to optical communications systems: Amplifier noise and timing jitterUniv. New MexicoPostdocAgrawal, G.QOT
2003Akant, LeventEntropy of large dimensional random matrices.Bogazici Univ.Insructor (Okubo Prize 1999)Rajeev, S.PP
2003Canelli, Maria FlorenciaHelicity of the W boson in single-lepton tt- eventsUCLAPostdoc, URA Best Thesis award 2004, Lobkowicz Prize 2004Ferbel, T.PPE
2003Johnson, Dean E.Magneto-optical and magnetic resonance studies of erbium-doped glasses.HoneywellSr. EngineerBigelow, N./Spoonhower, J.
2003Kilminster, Benjamin JohnA search for non-standard model W Helicity in top quark decaysOhio StatePostdoc (lobkowicz Prize 2004)McFarland, K.PPE
2003Johnson, Erik BjornDesign, development, and construction of the phobos time-of-flight walls, and studies of Au+Au collisions at RHIC energies using the time-of-flight walls.Univ. KansasPostdocWolfs, F.
2003Mitov, AlexanderApplications of perturbative QCD to processes with heavy quarks.DESY, GermanyPostdocOrr, L.
2003Poulios, DemetriosMagneto-optical studies of defects in optical glassesNASA Goddard Flight CenterScientistBigelow, N./Spoonhower, J.
2003Rott, Pavel V.Application of superconducting digital electronics in quantum mechanical experimentsIntelSr. EngineerFeldman, M. /Wu, W.
2002Averett, Kent L.Characteristics of InAs-based materials and bipolar devices grown by molecular beam epitaxy.US Air ForceScientistWicks, G/ Gao, Y.
2002Bielejec, Edward S.Electron transport and tunneling in quench-condensed ultrathin films.Sandia National LaboratoriesScientistWu, W.
2002De, SubhranilNear-critical behavior of fluids embedded in porous media.Univ. Akron, Engr. Dept.PostdocChimowitz, E. /Shapir, Y.
2002Panfili, RaphaelDouble ionization of multi-electron atoms exposed to intense femtosecond laser pulses.Spectral Sciences, Inc.Sr. ScientistEberly, J.H.
2002Watkins, Neil J.Interface studies of organic thin film transistors.NISTResearch AssociateGao, Y.
2002Yan, LiCharge transfer and injection barrier at the metal-organic interfaces.University of Florida-GainesvilleComputer AnalystGao, Y.
2002Zhou, XingxiangSuperconducting quantum computation with imperfect resources.Feldman, M./Howell, J.
2001Armstrong, Michael R.Few cycle optical pulse studies of the transition state : process in myoglobin.Fenmtonics, TorontoCEOMiller, R.J.D./Bigelow, N.
2001Avvakumov, Sergey E.Search for [nu] [umuu](Knu umuu) --> [nu]ue(Knuue) oscillation in the E815(NuTeV) fixed target neutrino experiment at Fermilab.University of Rochester/ Fermi LabScientistBodek, A.HEE
2001Estrada, Juan CruzMaximal use of kinematic information for the extraction of the mass of the top quark in single-lepton tt events at D".Fermi National LaboratoryResearch Associate, Awarded Tollestrop Prize for Best Postdoctoral Research at Fermilab 2003, Lobkowiz Prize 2001Ferbel, T.
2001Gardiner, Thomas A.Magnetohydrodynamic studies of stellar winds : from young stellar object jets to planetary nebulae.Univ. Maryland, Astron. Dept.Research AssociateFrank, A.
2001Gbur, GregoryNonradiating sources and the inverse source problem.Univ. North CarolinaAssist. ProfessorWolf, E.
2001Macesanu, CosminTop quark at linear colliders : quantum chromodynamics corrections.Univ. OklahomaResearch Associate (Okubo Prize 1997)Orr, L.
2001Ponomarenko, Sergey A.Spatial coherence of optical wavefields and solutions.Los Alamos National Lab.ScientistWolf, E.
2001Raychaudhuri, SubhadipScaling behavior of cyclical roughness and maximal height of growing surfaces.Univ. CA-Davis, BME Dept.Assistant ProfShapir, Y.
2001Young, YorkCold Collisions of Laser Cooled Na and Rb AtomsCorning, Inc.Sr. Research ScientistBigelow, N.QOE
2001Yang, Un KiA measurement of differential cross sections in charged-current neutrino interactions on iron and a global structure functions analysisUniv. of Chicago, URA Best Thesis Award 2002, Lobkowicz Prize 2001, Korean American Physics Association Award 2001PostdocBodek, A.HEE
2000Dadusc, GamiOptically heterodyne-detected phase grating studies of myoglobin dynamics.Pebbles TechnologiesEngineerMiller,R.J.D./Wolf, E.CHEMPHYS
2000Delamarter, GuyWind blown bubbles in realistic young and old stellar environments.Advant!Software EngineerFrank, A.
2000Fitch, Michael JamesElectro-optic sampling of transient electric fields from charged particle beams.Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab.Staff ScientistMelissinos, A.C.HEE
2000Goetz, JenniferInfrared study of three massive star forming regions : Cep A East, S88B, and S235A/B.Buffalo (Private School)High School TeacherPipher, J.L.A/AP
2000Larkin, John MichaelOptical and photodynamic properties of the higher-lying states of rose bengal.Whitworth College, WAAssist. ProfessorFoster, T.BP
2000Liu, JinboMeasurement of d[sigma]/dy for Drell-Yan eJeK pairs in the Z boson region produced in pep collisions at [square root]s=1.8 TeV.Lucent Technologies (NJ)ScientistBodek, A.HEE
2000Makinen, AnttiExcited state and charge transfer dynamics at organic molecular film surfaces and interfaces.Naval Research Lab.Research ScientistGao, Y.CME
2000Raines, S. NicholasNear-infrared study of the Herbig-Haro features in GGD 37.U.FL-Gainesville (Bryant Space Sci. Ctr.)PostdocWatson, D.A/AP
2000Ye, HongHot carrier dynamics in GaN.Lucent TechnologiesScientistFauchet, P.