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Agrawal, Govind P.

Agrawal, Govind P.

  • James C. Wyant Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics
    LLE Distinguished Scientist

Website

Interests: theoretical optical physics

Ahrens, Thomas

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Akinyemi, Olayinka

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor David Mathews
  • Research Group: Computational Biology

Albattal, Abdulziz Faisal

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Alex, Nimmy

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Kevin McFarland

Alford, Wynter

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
Atma Anand

Anand, Atma

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE Treasurer
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Jonathan Carrol-Nellenback
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Armstrong, Abigail

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Petros Tzeferacos
  • Research Group: Computational Astrophysics

Arnold, Brennan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Suxing Hu
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics
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Arroyo-Rivera, Edgar Samuel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Robert Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics

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Bachmann, Tristan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Petros Tzeferacos

Bachmann, Aidan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Banerjee, Soham

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
Zachariah Barfield

Barfield, Zachariah

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

Beaulieu, Michelle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Doug Kelley
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter
Segev BenZvi

BenZvi, Segev Y.

  • Associate Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental astroparticle physics

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Bergstralh, Dan T.

  • Assistant Professor (Research)

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Interests: Cell biology and experimental biological physics

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Betti, Riccardo

  • Robert L. McCrory Professor
    Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy
  • Chief Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics
    Distinguished Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics
    Director, Fusion Science Center of Extreme States of Matter and Fast Ignition

Interests: Thermonuclear plasmas; Controlled thermonuclear fusion; Magnetic and inertial confinement fusion; High-energy-density physics

Bhatt, Binod

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Gourab Ghoshal
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Bhatt Dinesha, Dhanush

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Bob Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics
Bigelow, Nicholas P.

Bigelow, Nicholas P.

  • Lee A. DuBridge Professor of Physics
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    Professor of Optics
    LLE Distinguished Scientist

Website

Interests: Quantum physics; Quantum optics; Experimental atomic; Molecular and optical physics

Billings, Virginia

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
David Bishel

Bishel, David

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics
Blackman, Eric G.

Blackman, Eric G.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Distinguished Scientist

Website

Interests: theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics

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Blok, Machiel

  • Assistant Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: quantum information processing with superconducting circuits

Blyth, Matthew

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Bocko, Mark F.

  • Professor of Physics
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Director, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS)

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics

Arie Bodek

Bodek, Arie

  • George E. Pake Professor of Physics
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Website

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

Bohner, Gabrielle

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Boucher, Adam

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Boyd, Robert W.

  • M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental atomic; molecular and optical physics

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Brown, Zachery

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Cosmology

Brown, Peter

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Budd, Howard S.

  • Senior Scientist and Senior Laboratory Engineer

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Burrows, Bill

  • Financial Manager

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Cai, Xinxin

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Calos, Samuel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Cardenas, Jaime

  • Associate Professor of Optics
    Assistant Professor of Physics

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Interests: nanophotonics, integrated photonics, biophotonics, lasers, nonlinear photonics

Carpenter, Margaret

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Johnathon Carroll-Nellenback

Carroll-Nellenback, Jonathan

  • CIRC Computational Scientist
    Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Interests: Formation and evolution of molecular clouds and cores

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Case, Linda

  • Graduate Coordinator

Chakraborty, Abhishek

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Champion, Elizabeth

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science

Chandrasekharan, Gaayatri

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

Chang, Victor

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Changar, Evan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Chng, Benjamin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Pengfei (Frank) Huo
  • Research Group: Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Choi, Gwyneth

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Cline, Douglas

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Website

Interests: experimental nuclear physics

Rip Collins

Collins, Gilbert 'Rip'

  • Tracy Hyde Harris Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Professor of Physics
    LLE Senior Scientist
    LLE Associate Director for Academics, Science and Technology

Website

Interests: high energy density physics

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Confer, Christine

  • Office Assistant

Converse, Marcus

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Frank Wolfs
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics

Cook, Walter

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Culver, Myron W.

  • Sr. Lab Engineer & Bldg. Manager

Cummins, Delaney

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Czupryniak, Robert

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: theoretical quantum optics

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D'Souza, Justin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Shuai Zhang
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics Theory
Christopher Danly

Danly, Christopher

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Riccardo Betti
  • Research Group: Plasma and Lasers
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Das, Ashok

  • Professor of Physics, Emeritus

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Interests: theoretical elementary-particle physics

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De Barbaro, Pawel

  • Senior Scientist and Senior Laboratory Engineer

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Degenkolb, Tanner

  • Sr. Analyst/Programmer
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Demina, Regina

  • Professor of Physics

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Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

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Dery, Hanan

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Physics

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

Dhami, Lokendra Singh

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
Ranga Dias

Dias, Ranga

  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental condensed matter physics

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DiMino, Tony

  • Lab Technician

Di Piazza, Antonino

  • Professor of Physics
    Distinguished Scientist, LLE

Website

Interests: Quantum electrodynamics in the presence of strong background electromagnetic; Properties of the quantum vacuum; Classical and quantum radiation reaction; Laser-matter interaction at high laser intensities; Quantum electrodynamics at finite temperature; Quantum electrodynamics in curved spacetimes

Dong, Xue

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Will Renninger
  • Research Group: Optics

Doran, Sean

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Douglass, Kelly A.

  • Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy (Instructional)
    Director C.E.K. Mees Observatory

Website

Interests: observational extragalactic astronomy

Drakeley, Lewis

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Druszkiewicz, Eryk

  • Research Engineer

Duan, Jiheng

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
Joseph Dulemba

Dulemba, Joseph

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professor Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Durazo, Anna

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Durkee, Dylan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Prof. Suxing Hu
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics Theory

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Eberly, Joseph H.

  • Andrew Carnegie Professor of Physics
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    Professor of Optics

Website

Interests: theoretical atomic; molecular and optical physics

Ehrenreich, Rianna

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Elias, Joel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Kevin McFarland
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Ellaboudy, Ammar

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Elliott, Amanda

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Erez, Irem Nesli

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics
Matthew Evans

Evans, Matthew

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

Evert, Alexander

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023

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Fan, Jonathan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Fang, Yinqi

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Fiusa, Guilherme

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Forrest, William J.

  • Professor of Astronomy (Research)

Interests: astrophysics; observational astronomy

Thomas Foster

Foster, Thomas H.

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences, Emeritus
    Professor Physics
    Professor of Optics

Website

Interests: experimental biological physics

Ignacio Franco

Franco, Ignacio

  • Associate Professor of Chemistry
    Associate Professor of Physics
    Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

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Frank, Adam

  • Helen F. and Fred H. Gowen Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Distinguished Scientist

Website

Interests: theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics

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Froula, Dustin

  • LLE Distinguished Scientist
    LLE Director PULSE Division
    Professor of Physics (Research)

Website

Interests: experimental plasma physics

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Gaffney, Fiona

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Yongli Gao

Gao, Yongli

  • Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics

Gao, Zhigong

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023
Aran Garcia-Bellido

Garcia-Bellido, Aran

  • Associate Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

Gashinsky, Joseph

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Gourab Ghoshal

Ghoshal, Gourab

  • Professor of Physics
    Associate Professor of Computer Science

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics and data science

Glichowski, Joseph

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Gomez Ramirez, Sara

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Goshadze, Rati

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Valentin Karasev
  • Research Group: Theoretical Plasma/Laser Physics
Pierre Alexandre Gourdain

Gourdain, Pierre-Alexandre

  • Associate Professor of Physics
    LLE Staff Scientist

Website

Interests: experimental plasma physics

griswold spencer

Griswold, Spencer

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Segev BenZvi
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics
Chunlei Guo

Guo, Chunlei

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics
    LLE Senior Scientist

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter and optical physics

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haber elisha

Haber, Elisha

  • PhD Student, Received NSF GRFP Honorable Mention
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Nick Bigelow
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics
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Haberberger, Daniel

  • LLE Staff Scientist
    Physics Research Scientist
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Haefner, Ralf

  • Associate Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
    Associate Professor of Physics

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Interests: computational neuroscience

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Hagen, Carl R.

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Interests: theoretical elementary-particle physics

Hainsworth, Liam

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023

Hamilton, Danielle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Hannan, Nafiz

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Timothy Baran
  • Research Group: Biological Physics
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Hansen, Edward

  • Advanced Researcher

Hare, Honor

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
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Harris, Deborah

  • Visiting Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Hase, Baker

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Hegde, Abhay Seetaram

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Gabriel Landi
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Hendricks, Connie

  • Senior Accountant
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Herrera Flor, Alan Yuseth

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Regina Demina
  • Research Group: High Energy Physics
Joshua Hinz

Hinz, Joshua

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Valentin Karasev, Sr. Scientist at the LLE
  • Research Group: Theoretical Plasma/Laser Physics
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Hioe, Foek T.

  • Adj. Sr. Research Associate (Professor of Physics St. John Fisher College) of Theoretical Quantum Optics
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Hoang, Nhat Bin

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Holmes, Kurt

  • Superintendent C.E.K. Mees Observatory

Howard, Henry

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Howell, Ryan

  • PhD Candidate, Awarded DOE SCGSR - 2019
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Steve Manly
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Hraki, Jenna

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Hraki, Jenna

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Hu, Suxing

  • Distinguished Scientist at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE)
    Group Leader for HEDP-Theory Group (LLE)
    Professor of Physics (Research)
    Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Research)

Website

Interests: Theoretical/Computational High-Energy-Density Physics; Inertial Confinement Fusion; Warm-/Hot-Dense Matter; Quantum Many-Body Physics; Quantum Computing; Intense Laser-Matter Interactions; Ultrafast Dynamics; Attosecond Physics; Computational Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

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Hu, Le

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Huang, Irwin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

Huang, Tianyu

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023

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Jenick, Jessica

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Nicholas Bigelow

Jin, Yunkai

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Jones, Connie

  • Administrative Assistant
Jeffery Jones

Jones, Jeffery W.

  • POA Library Section Supervisor
Andrew Jordan

Jordan, Andrew N.

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

Jung, KiYoung

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

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Kaldawi, Thomas

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Riccardo Betti
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Kandel, Yadav (Yaad)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Karmakar, Tathagata

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

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Sean Kelty

Kelty, Sean

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Gourab Ghoshal
  • Research Group: Theoretical Condensed Matter
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Khaitan, Dev Ashish

  • Advanced Researcher
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Khukhunaishvili, Aleko

  • Research Associate

Kim, Hakhyeon

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Kim, Jaesung

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Kish, Ayden

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Adam Sefkow
  • Research Group: Plasma/Laser Physics
Peter Knight

Knight, Peter

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

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Interests: theoretical atomic; molecular and optical physics

Robert Knox

Knox, Robert S.

  • Professor of Physics, Emeritus

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Interests: theoretical biological physics

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Korjenevski, Sergey

  • Research Engineer

Kotorashvili, Ketevan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Eric Blackman
  • Research Group: Theoretical Astrophysics

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Labarca, Anthony

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Labelle, Isabelle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Lachat, Mitchell

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Steven Manly
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
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Landi, Gabriel

  • Associate Professor of Physics

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Interests: Theory of open quantum systems. Quantum stochastic processes. Quantum thermodynamics. Quantum information theory. Quantum metrology.

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Last, David

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Lawrence, Nicholas

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2024

Lee, Claire

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Lherm, Victor

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Lin, Zihao

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Lin, Zihao

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
Baowei Liu

Liu, Baowei

  • Computational Scientist of Astronomy & Astrophysics

Liu, Mingrui

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Lovan, Taryn

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Luniewski, Stephen

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Alice Quillen

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Mack, Lavonne

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Madathil, Joseph

  • Senior Laboratory Engineer
Dan Mager

Mager, Daniel F.

  • Senior Laboratory Engineer
Steve Manly

Manly, Steven L.

  • Professor of Physics
    Chair, Physics and Astronomy Department

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Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

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Marcello, Nicholas

  • Financial Accountant

Markland, Hunter

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Dustin Froula

Markowski, Jake

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Markwick, Robert

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Adam Frank
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Marshall, Christopher

  • Assistant Professor of Physics

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Interests: High Energy Physics

McCarthy, Morgan Elise

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Frank Wolfs
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics
Robert McCrory

McCrory, Robert L.

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics, Emeritus

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Interests: theoretical plasma physics and laser physics

Kevin McFarland

McFarland, Kevin S.

  • Dr. Steven Chu Professor in Physics
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy

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Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

McGaffigan, Sonia

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023
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McGowan, Aaron M.

  • Senior Lecturer of Physics at RIT, Visiting Scientist

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Brian McIntyre

McIntyre, Brian L.

  • Technical Manager, URNANO

McMillen, Kyle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula and Jessica Shaw
  • Research Group: Relativistic Laser-Plasma Experiments

McMullan, Mary

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Petros Tzeferacos
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McMurtry, Craig W.

  • Senior Research Engineer

Medahinne Gedara, Chandema Mihirangi Kumari

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science

Mei, Yuhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Jaime Cardenas
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics
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Michta, David

  • Postdoctoral Associate
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Milonni, Peter W.

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

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Interests: theoretical atomic; molecular and optical physics

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Minarich, Mark

  • Tour Director, Mees Observatory Summer Tours
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Mitchell, Benjamin R.

  • POA Librarian

Mohamed, Ahmed

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Mohapatra, Ananya

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Petros Tzeferacos
  • Research Group: Computational Astrophysics

Moon, Jacqueline

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Morad, Ethan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Murray, Lee

  • Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy

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Interests: climate science; physics and chemistry of Earth's atmosphere

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Nagasako, Jessica

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Nakajima, Miki

  • Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

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Interests: Dynamics of planetary impacts; Evolution of planetary interiors; Planet formation and evolution; Early Earth, Earth-Moon formation; Modeling Enceladus plumes; Origin of the Martian moons; Exomoon formation; Space missions

Neiderbach, Max

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Nguyen, Quang

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Nick Vamivakas
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics and Condensed Matter

Nguyen, Long Duc

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Bob Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics
John Nichol

Nichol, John M.

  • Associate Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental quantum information processing and condensed-matter physics

Nichols, Katarina

  • PhD Student - - Strickland Fellowship Winner
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Suxing Hu
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Nyibule, Sheth

  • Assistant Professor of Physics (Instructional)

Interests: Experimental nuclear physics

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O'Brient, Luke

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
Jenni Oliver

Oliver, Jenni

  • Grant & Data Manager

Ollis, Trevor

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Nick Vamivakas
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics and Condensed Matter

Orio, Cooper

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Lynne Orr

Orr, Lynne H.

  • C. E. Kenneth Mees Professor
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    Director of Graduate Studies

Interests: theoretical elementary-particle physics; financial physics

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Panjwani, Aliza

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Pantell, Hadley

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Paramanick, Shubhonkar

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Eric G. Blackman
  • Research Group: Astrophysics

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Parker, Rayleigh

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science

Parmar, Nukulsinh

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Paz, Angel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Peng, Yinglei

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Poudyal, Bibandhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Gourab Ghoshal
  • Research Group: Theoretical Condensed Matter

Prichard, Everett

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

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Qie, Yufan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Frank Wolfs
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics
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Quillen, Alice C.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Senior Scientist

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Interests: theoretical astrophysics and observational astronomy

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Rahim, Aliya Abdul

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023

Rahman, Reshad

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Antonino Di Piazza
Sarada Rajeev

Rajeev, Sarada G.

  • Professor of Physics
    Professor of Mathematics

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

Ravi, Nitya

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Segev BenZvi
Nicholas Reilly

Reilly, Nicholas

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professor Dan Watson
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Ren, Chuang

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Professor of Physics

Interests: theoretical plasma physics

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Renninger, William

  • Associate Professor of Optics
    Associate Professor of Physics

Website

Reyes, Adam

  • Advanced Researcher

Rincon, Hernan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Segev BenZvi
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics/Cosmology
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Rinderknecht, Hans

  • LLE Staff Scientist
    Assistant Professor of Physics (Research)

Interests: Experimental plasma physics

Ringhand, Kristin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Dan Watson
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Rothberg, Lewis

  • Professor of Chemistry
    Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics

Adam Rubinstein

Rubinstein, Adam

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE VP of Outreach
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Dan Watson
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Ruterbories, Daniel

  • Research Associate
Ryan Rygg

Rygg, Ryan

  • LLE Senior Scientist
    Assistant Professor of Physics (Research)
    Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Research)
  • APS Fellow

Interests: high energy density physics

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Sahu, Manas Ranjan

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Sam, Akza

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Saporito, Jim

  • Laboratory Engineer

Sartalis, Nicole

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Schenk, Pamela

  • Office Manager
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Schroeder, Wolf-Udo

  • Professor of Chemistry
    Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental nuclear physics

Schulman, Spencer

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Schunke, Austin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Schwartz, Andrew

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Scuderi, Laura J.

  • Administrator
Adam Sefkow

Sefkow, Adam

  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Physics
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) Senior Scientist

Website

Interests: Inertial confinement fusion; magneto-inertial fusion; high energy density physics; laser-plasma interaction; computational physics; magnetohydrodynamics; particle-in-cell simulations

Shah, Stuti

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Shapir, Yonathan

  • Professor of Physics
    Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Professor of Mathematics

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

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Shaw, Jessica

  • LLE Staff Scientist
    Assistant Professor of Physics (Research)

Interests: experimental short-pulse laser-plasma interactions

Shen, Kun

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Siam, Uzair Tahamid

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Signor, Matthew

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Rip Collins
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Simmons, Daniel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
Tanner Simpson

Simpson, Tanner

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

Singh, Alok

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Skerrett, Nathan

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Skulski, Wojtek

  • Visiting Senior Scientist
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Slattery, Paul F.

  • Professor of Physics, Emeritus
    Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Emeritus

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

Smedley, Jack

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Chris Marshall
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
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Smiga, Joseph

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Smith, Ethan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Rip Collins
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Smith, Trevor

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Roman Sobolewski

Sobolewski, Roman

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics

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Sowinski, Damian

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Spielman, Rick

  • LLE Senior Scientist
    Professor of Physics (Research)
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Sprowal, Zaire

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Stromswold, Rachel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Nicholas Bigelow
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Stroud, Carlos R.

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: theoretical and experimental atomic; molecular and optical physics

Stroud, Lara

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
Mehreen Sultana

Sultana, Mehreen

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Kevin McFarland
  • Research Group: High Energy Physics

Suo, Bingcheng

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

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Tan, Chin Lung (Keane)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
John Tarduno

Tarduno, John A.

  • Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Distinguished Scientist
    Dean for Research in Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Website

Interests: experimental geodynamics; planetary science and astrophysics

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Tariq, Maida

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
Rhys Taus

Taus, Rhys

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professor Arie Bodek
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Website

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Teitel, Stephen L.

  • Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

Thapa Magar, Suraj

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter
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Thomas, John H.

  • Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Sciences, and Astronomy, Emeritus

Website

Interests: theoretical astrophysics

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Tirumala, Sarat Chandra Kant

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Will Renninger
  • Research Group: Optics

Tiwari, Shivanshi

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Tiwari, Vashisth

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Tranchant, Victor

  • Postdoctoral Associate
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Tzeferacos, Petros

  • Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Senior Scientist

Website

Interests: computational astrophysics

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Utaegbulam, Hilary

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Uzun, Yavuz

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Krishnan Padmanabhan
  • Research Group: Computational Biology

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Vamivakas, Nickolas A.

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics
    Dean of Graduate Education and Post-Doctoral Affairs

Website

Interests: experimental quantum and nonlinear optics

Hugh Van Horn

Van Horn, Hugh M.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Emeritus

Interests: theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics

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Verostek Jr., Michael

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Profess Steve Manly and Ben Zwickl (RIT)
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
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Veyrat, Dahlia

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Vislosky, Ethan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Vizarreta, Renzo

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Chris Marshall
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Vuong, Quynh Huong

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Chris Marshall
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

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Wade, Lysa

  • Undergraduate Coordinator
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Wadhurawa Mudiyanselage, Hiranya Pasan Vindana

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Ranga Dias
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Walelign, Habitamu

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Wang, Zihao

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science

Wang, Junjie

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023

Wang, Jiaxin

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Wang, Ledi

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
Dan Watson

Watson, Dan M.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Senior Scientist

Website

Interests: astrophysics; observational astronomy

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Watson, Carla (Clay)

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  • PhD Student, PASSAGE President, Awarded NSF GRFP - 2019
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Stephen Wu
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter
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Weight, Braden

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Pengfei “Frank” Huo
  • Research Group: Non-adiabatic Quantum Evolution of Many-Body Systems and Light-Matter Interactions

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Whitmoyer, Rachel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
Frank Wolfs

Wolfs, Frank L. H.

  • Professor of Physics
    Director of Undergraduate Studies

Website

Interests: experimental astroparticle physics

Wolfs, Jean

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Chris Marshall
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Website

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Wu, Stephen

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: Experimental condensed-matter physics

Wu, Cynthia

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Wu, Xinyue

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024

Wyatt, Benjamin

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

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Xie, Songbo

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Joseph Eberly
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Website

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Xu, Yang

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Robert Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics

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Yanik, Kagan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Andrew Jordan

Ye, Feiyang

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Yeltokov, Alikhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Dan Bergstralh
  • Research Group: Biological Physics

Young, James

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma physics

Younis, Daniel H.

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Joseph Eberly
  • Research Group: theoretical quantum optics

Youssef, Ebram Adel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Yu, Yu-Heng

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics/Cosmology

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Xi-Cheng Zhang

Zhang, Xi-Cheng

  • M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics
  • Distinguished Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Website

Interests: Ultrafast Photonics; Nonlinear Optics; Laser Physics; TeraHertz Waves

Zheng, Wuming

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2024
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Zhong, Jianhui

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental biological physics

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Zou, Yangyuxin (Amy)

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Petros Tzeferacos
  • Research Group: Astrophysics

Zweifel, Jacob

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023