Graduate Students

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Marissa Adams

Adams, Marissa B.

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

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Akinyemi, Olayinka

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
Atma Anand

Anand, Atma

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

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Petros Tzeferacos

Arnold, Brennan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
arroyo rivera edgar samuel

Arroyo-Rivera, Edgar Samuel

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

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Zachariah Barfield

Barfield, Zachariah

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

Beaulieu, Michelle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
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Bhatt Dinesha, Dhanush

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Bob Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics
David Bishel

Bishel, David

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

Black, Andy (Nick)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Robert Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics
brown zack

Brown, Zachery

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

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cammarota christian

Cammarota, Christian

  • PhD Student, Barnard Fellowship Winner
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Dan Bergstralh
  • Research Group: Biological Physics

Chakraborty, Abhishek

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

Champion, Elizabeth

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

Chandrasekharan, Gaayatri

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
Zekai Chen

Chen, Zekai

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professor Nicholas Bigelow
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics

Chin, Alex

  • PhD Candidate, Awarded DOE NNSA SSGF - 2019
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Chng, Benjamin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
Elliot Connors

Connors, Elliot

  • PhD Candidate, Awarded QuaCGR Fellowship - 2018
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Converse, Marcus

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

Cross, Robert M.

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2012
  • Advisor: Professor Segev BenZvi
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics
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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
Christopher Danly

Danly, Christopher

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

Dasenbrock-Gammon, Nathan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Ranga Dias
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Gonzalo Diaz Bautista

Diaz Bautista, Gonzalo A

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2014
  • Advisor: Kevin McFarland
  • Research Group: High Energy Physics

Dong, Xue

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

Dulemba, Joseph

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

Durkee, Dylan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Ranga Dias

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Ben Ecker

Ecker, Benjamin R

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2011
  • Advisor: Professor Yongli Gao
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Elias, Joel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

Ellaboudy, Ammar

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
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Erez, Irem Nesli

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Research Group: Cosmology
Matthew Evans

Evans, Matthew

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

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Colin Fallon

Fallon, Colin

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
Philip Franke

Franke, Philip

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

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Goshadze, Rati

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
griswold spencer

Griswold, Spencer

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

Hannan, Nafiz

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020

Hare, Honor

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
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Hasson, Hannah

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE Secretary
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

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Brian Henderson

Henderson, Brian

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics
Sarah Henry

Henry, Sarah

  • PhD Candidate, Awarded NSF GRFP - 2018
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Kevin McFarland
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
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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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Hoang, Nhat Bin

howell ryan

Howell, Ryan

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

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018

Huang, Irwin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
Maggie Huff

Huff, Maggie

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

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kandel yaad

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

Kish, Ayden

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

Kotorashvili, Ketevan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

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Lachat, Mitchell

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

La Rue, Gavin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
Luis Leal

Leal, Luis

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Riccardo Betti
  • Research Group: Theoretical Plasma/Laser Physics
Danika Luntz-Martin

Luntz-Martin, Danika

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professor Nick Vamivakas
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics and Condensed Matter

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Markwick, Robert

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Adam Frank
  • Research Group: Astrophysics

McCarthy, Morgan Elise

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Frank Wolfs
  • Research Group: Astroparticle
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McKie, Max

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

McMillen, Kyle

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

Medahinne Gedara, Chandema Mihirangi Kumari

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok

Mei, Yuhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Joseph Eberly
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics
Sayat Mimar

Mimar, Sayat

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Gourab Ghoshal
  • Research Group: Theoretical Condensed Matter
Fatima Min Rivas

Min Rivas, Fatima

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE VP of Fellowship, NDSEG Fellowship Winner
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Doug Kelley
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Mohapatra, Ananya

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

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nguyen linh

Nguyen, Khanh Linh (Linh)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics
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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

Nichols, Katarina

  • PhD Student - - Strickland Fellowship Winner
  • Entry Year:2020

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Andrew Olivier

Olivier, Andrew

  • PhD Candidate, Awarded NSF GRFP - 2019
  • Advisor: Professor Steve Manly
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Ollis, Trevor

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

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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:2020

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Parker, Rayleigh

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok

Parmar, Nukulsinh

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

Poudyal, Bibandhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020

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Haifeng Qiao

Qiao, Haifeng

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Qie, Yufan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Frank Wolfs

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Dillon Ramsey

Ramsey, Dillon

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

Reilly, Nicholas

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Judith Pipher
  • Research Group: Astrophysics

Rincon, Hernan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

Ringhand, Kristin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
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Rogers, Spencer

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics
Adam Rubinstein

Rubinstein, Adam

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

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Signor, Matthew

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
Tanner Simpson

Simpson, Tanner

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

Singh, Alok

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
Austin Skeeters

Skeeters, Austin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017

Smedley, Jack

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020

Smith, Ethan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
sprowal zaire

Sprowal, Zaire

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

Steinmetz, John

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE VP of Mentorship
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Stromswold, Rachel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
Mehreen Sultana

Sultana, Mehreen

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

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Greg Tabak

Tabak, Greg

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics
tan keane

Tan, Chin Lung (Keane)

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

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

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Thapa Magar, Suraj

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
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Tirumala, Sarat Chandra Kant

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

Tomlinson, Peter

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019

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Uzun, Yavuz

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020

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VanDusen-Gross, Matthew

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
verostek michael

Verostek Jr., Michael

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Profess Steve Manly and Ben Zwickl (RIT)
  • Research Group: Physics and Education
Dylan Veyrat

Veyrat, Dylan

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professors Segev BenZvi and Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Cosmology
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Vuong, Quynh Huong

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020

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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
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Watson, Carla (Clay)

they/them/theirs

  • 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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westabdallah imani

West-Abdallah, Imani

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma physics
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Williams, Connor Alexander

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Riccardo Betti
  • Research Group: Plasma and Lasers

Wolfs, Jean

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Chris Marshall
  • Research Group: Neutrino

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Esteban Wright

Wright, Esteban

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Alice Quillen
  • Research Group: Astrophysics

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Xie, Songbo

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

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020

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Ye, Feiyang

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

Yeltokov, Alikhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020

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
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Yu, Yu-Heng

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020

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Zou, Yangyuxin (Amy)

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Adam Frank
  • Research Group: Astrophysics