Seminars Given

Group Members



Condensed Matter Group


    Teitel Group
Theoretical Statistical and Condensed Matter Physics

Group Members


Ted Marschall, Graduate Student
Ben Cohen-Stead, Undergraduate Student, Whitman College
Daniel Van Hoesen, Undergraduate Student, University of Missouri


Much of our current work is being carried out in collaboration with colleagues in Sweden. They are:

Prof. Peter Olsson Umeå University, Umeå
Prof. Mats Wallin Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm

We have also collaborated with

Prof. Christoph Dellago of the University of Vienna

on problems related to the structure of nanoclusters and nanorods.

Past Members

Current or last known position
Yegang Wu
Graduate Student (Ph.D. 2015)
Software Engineer
Bloomberg L.P., NYC
Daniel Vågberg
Graduate Student, Umeå University (Ph.D. 2014)
Postdoctoral Associate
TU Delft
Daniel Valdez-Balderas
Postdoctoral Associate (2007-09)
Design Engineer, Imagination Technologies
Hertfordshire, UK
Megan Knapp
Undergraduate Student (B.S. 2005)
Graduate Student, Physics
Michigan State University
Yanting Wang
Graduate Student (Ph.D. 2004)
ITP, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Violeta Gotcheva
Graduate Student (Ph.D. 2004)
Scientific Programmer, Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto
Tom Goodman
REU student (summer 2003)
Graduate Student, EE
Bucknell University
Albert Torr-Jong Wang
Undergraduate Student (B.S. 2001)
Graduate Student, Physics
Pramod Gupta
Graduate Student (Ph.D. 1998)
Research Scientist, Department of Astronomy
Univer. Washington, Seattle
Tao Chen
Graduate Student (Ph.D. 1997)
Sr. Director, Product Development
LexisNexis, a Reed Elsevier Company
Calin Ciordas Ciurdariu
Graduate Student (M.S. 1996)
Financial Industry
Marcel Franz
Graduate Student (Ph.D. 1994)
Professor of Physics
University of British Columbia
Aihua Zhou
Undergraduate Student (B.S. 1994)
Continued to Graduate School, EE
Jong-Rim Lee
Graduate Student (Ph.D. 1993)
Visiting Prof. Electronics, Computer and Telecom. Engr.
Pukyong National University, Pusan, S. Korea
Ying-hong Li
Postdoctoral Associate (1988-90)
Vice President
J. P. Morgan, Investment Banking
John Chiu
Undergraduate Student (B.S. 1990)
Continued to Graduate School, Physics

University of Rochester
Department of Physics and Astronomy
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