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Name AscContact InfoAreas of Interest
Syed Abid
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
abidx011 @ umn.edu
My Photo.JPG Fawzi Abusalma
Physics Grad Student
PAN 355 (office)
PAN 450 (lab)
abusa011 @ umn.edu
Dominic Adams
Teaching Specialist
adams900 @ umn.edu
Santosh-Adhikari.JPG Santosh Adhikari
Research Assistant
PAN 420 (office)
adhik019 @ umn.edu
Biophysics
 Advanced Lab.
625-4829
Aaron Ahlgren
Student Academic Support
ahlgr051 @ umn.edu
Khalid Al Mahrooqi
Physics Major
almah018 @ umn.edu
photo.jpg Sean Albiston
Education Program Spec
TATEH B57 (office), 625-3598
albis001 @ umn.edu
Michael Albright
Research Collaborator
MCNAMARAC Suite 160 Rm. 142 (office)
albright @ physics.umn.edu
QCD, relativistic kinetic theory, heavy-ion collisions, thermodynamics, high-performance computing
JennyAllanweb.jpg Jenny Allan
Communications Specialist
TATEH 130-33 (office), 624-2852
jallan @ umn.edu
Angela Almquist
Physics Major
almqu071 @ umn.edu
PanelPrototype-small.jpg Daniel Jessen Ambrose
Researcher
PAN 350 (office), 6126247861
PAN 424, 450 (lab)
ambr0028 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Samuel Amodeo
amode004 @ umn.edu
Molly Andersen
Physics Major
and03310 @ umn.edu
Jon Anderson
Physics Force
626-7905
anderson @ physics.umn.edu
ZacharyAnderson.jpg Zachary Anderson
Research Assistant
PAN 252 (office)
PAN 264 (lab)
and01942 @ umn.edu
staff photo.jpg Brian Andersson
Education Program Spec
TATEH S67 (office), 624-6584
TATEH S24 (lab), 624-6584
ander213 @ umn.edu
christopher angert.jpg Christopher Angert
Physics Grad Student
PAN 414 (office), 301-2327
PAN 485 (lab)
angert @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics, instrumentation for time-correlated single photon counting
Pedro Angulo-Umana
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
angul010 @ umn.edu
GeorgiosAngoniouWeb.jpg Georgios Antoniou
Physics Grad Student
TATEH 301-03 (office)
anton296 @ umn.edu
Generalized gravitational theories. Black holes and wormholes in generalized gravity.
 APS Lab
624-9069
Ryan Arneson
Astrophysics Grad Student
FRASERH 339 (office), 626-2052
arneson @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
Arpit Arora
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
arora125 @ umn.edu
Francois Aubin
PAN 313 (office)
faubin @ umn.edu
Cosmology
Ayino, Yilikal.jpg Yilikal Ayino
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 217 (office)
PAN 353 (lab)
ayino001 @ umn.edu
Micaela Bagley
PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 201-04 (office)
bagley @ astro.umn.edu
Galaxy formation and evolution
ma pic.jpg Narayana Sri Sharan Banagiri
Teaching Assistant
PAN 317 (office)
banag002 @ umn.edu
ArgaBanerjeeWeb.jpg Argha Banerjee
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-01 (office)
baner124 @ umn.edu
100901_Neven1_small.jpg Neven Barisic
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
625-8309
nbarisic @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
barker,d'ann1.jpg D'Ann Barker
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 324 (office), 612-301-1818
barker @ physics.umn.edu
Frank Barnett
Research Collaborator
barn0354 @ umn.edu
headshot.jpg Annie Bartels
Admin Associate 2 Supervisor
TATEH 285-22 (office), 624-7053
barte113 @ umn.edu
Jackson Bartlett
Physics Major
bartl246 @ umn.edu
Benjamin Bauer
Physics Major
bauer731 @ umn.edu
BenBayman.jpg Benjamin Bayman
Emeritus Faculty, Professor
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-0309
bayman @ umn.edu
Theoretical nuclear physics; nuclear structure; direct nuclear reactions; relativistic Coulomb excitation
Melanie Beck
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 320 (office)
beck @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
Garrett Bembenek
Research Collaborator
bembe004 @ umn.edu
Alberto Benvenuti
Adjunct Professor
PAN 423 (office)
abenvenu @ umn.edu
Elementary particle interactions at the highest available energies and searches for "beyond the standard model" physics. Currently in the LHC CMS collaboration since 1992.
Kendra Bergstedt
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
bergs457 @ umn.edu
Bryan Bertram
Astrophysics Major
bertr045 @ umn.edu
Aliza Beverage
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
bever091 @ umn.edu
imagedb.html.jpeg Jianming Bian
Adjunct Professor
PAN 424 (office), 624-7861
bianjm @ physics.umn.edu
Nina Bielinski
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
bieli019 @ umn.edu
Michael Bierlein
Physics Major
bierl008 @ umn.edu
Megan Birch
Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
birch092 @ umn.edu
Raymond Bishop
626-0724
Condensed Matter, Nuclear Physics
victor3web.jpg Victor Boantza
Assistant Professor (History of Science & Technology)
TATEH 130-29 (office)
boantza @ physics.umn.edu
History of Science
Kent Bodurtha
Research Collaborator
626-7479
bodurtha @ physics.umn.edu
Kaitlin Boedigheimer
Physics Major
boedi036 @ umn.edu
Jason Bono
Visiting Researcher 6
PAN 350 (office)
PAN 424, 450 (lab)
bono0013 @ umn.edu
Kevin Booth
Research Professional
TATEH S65 (office), 612-624-2831
booth135 @ umn.edu
Mikhail Borisov
Physics Major
boris029 @ umn.edu
DavidBoschWeb.jpg David Bosch
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-08 (office)
bosch089 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
NathanBoschWeb.jpg Nathan Bosch
Teaching Assistant
bosch088 @ umn.edu
Owen Braley
Astrophysics Major
brale005 @ umn.edu
Brehmer, Steve.jpg Steve Brehmer
Instructor
TATEH 130-37 (office)
brehmer @ physics.umn.edu
Education
Aaron Breidenbach
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
breid020 @ umn.edu
DSC_6908.jpg Jesse Bren
PAN 370 (office), 624-5040
PAN 383 (lab)
bren0288 @ umn.edu
Headshot_AaronBreneman.jpg Aaron Breneman
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 625-4518
awbrenem @ gmail.com
Space Physics
Nancy Bresnahan
Physics Force
bresnahan @ physics.umn.edu
Walter Brisken
Senior Research Associate
PAN 351 (office), 612-301-2321
wbrisken @ physics.umn.edu
BroadhurstLarge.jpg John Broadhurst
Emeritus Faculty, Professor
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-2502
broad010 @ umn.edu
The process of human hearing, using locally induced nuclear reactions to enhance the treatment of cancers by high energy (Mev) photons or thermal neutrons. The role of heavy cations in controlling contracting muscle cells..
JarrettBrown.jpg Jarrett Brown
Teaching Assistant
PAN 332 (office), 624-0511
PAN 450 (lab)
brow4278 @ umn.edu
Experimental High Energy Physics
Matthew Bruffey
Physics Major
bruff002 @ umn.edu
Jacob Buatti
Physics Major
buatt002 @ umn.edu
Bullock, Eric.jpg Eric Bullock
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 320 (office), 301-1467
PAN 382 (lab), 625-1802
bullock @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
Cathy Burke
burke020 @ umn.edu
BurnellHeadshotSmall.jpg Fiona Burnell
Assistant Professor
TATEH 130-13 (office), 624-0319
fburnell @ umn.edu
Exotic phases of matter-- phases not described by the conventional Landau classification based on broken symmetries.
Maxwell Buss
Physics Major
bussx111 @ umn.edu
IMG_5523.JPG Yusuf Buyukdag
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
TATEH 201-07 (office)
buyuk007 @ umn.edu
AdS/CFT correspondence -- partial compositeness, supersymmetry, extra dimensions, Physics beyond the Standard Model
Bychkov, Vladimir 2012.jpg Vladimir Bychkov
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
PAN 332 (lab)
WMSONH 130K (office)
bychk001 @ umn.edu
Supersymmetry, supersymmetric quantum mechanics, low dimensional supersymmetric quantum models, superstring theory. Neutrino physics and machine learning
Charles Cadeau
Senior Electronics Technician
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
218-374-2400 ext.2004 (lab)
crcadeau @ umn.edu
Xinxin Cai
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 227 (office)
PAN 353 (lab)
cai00032 @ umn.edu
IMG_5494.JPG Charles E. Campbell
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-21 (office), 624-4141
campbell @ umn.edu
The many-body theory and statistical mechanics of quantum spin systems and of strongly correlated quantum fluids.
Alicia Canfield
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
TATEH 275-03 (office), 612-625-6055
canf0019 @ umn.edu
Robert Carlon
carlon @ physics.umn.edu Astronomy
Jean Francois Caron
Researcher 6
PAN 350 (office)
PAN 424, 450 (lab)
caronj @ umn.edu
Kyle Carrigan
Physics Major
carri276 @ umn.edu
Jennifer Caskey
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
cask0001 @ umn.edu
Alexander Cass
cass0114 @ umn.edu
Cattell_picture.jpg Cynthia Cattell
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 258 (office), 626-8918
cattell @ umn.edu
Space plasma physics; magnetic and electric field measurements; auroral particle acceleration; particle acceleration and wave processes in Earth’s radiation belts; non-linear plasma physics; magnetic reconnection and shocks.
David Cerdeno
davidg.cerdeno @ uam.es
Taylor Chadwick
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
chadw041 @ umn.edu
Jeffrey Chaffin
Physics Major
chaf0026 @ umn.edu
Rajdeep Chatterjee
Researcher
PAN 423 (office)
rchatter @ umn.edu
profile1.png Sourabh Chauhan
Research Assistant
TATEH 210-04 (office)
sourabh @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
Fei.JPG Fei Chen
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-09 (office)
chen4577 @ umn.edu
Lucy Chen
Student Academic Support
chen3694 @ umn.edu
Boulder2013_Tianran Chen.jpg Tianran Chen
Research Collaborator
625-7330
tc @ physics.umn.edu
Electron transport theory in strongly-correlated charged systems, including nanocrystals, superconducting grains and topological insulators
Yan Chen
Researcher
626-8684
chen @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
profile.png James Cheshire
Teaching Assistant
PAN 320 (office)
PAN 382C (lab), 612-625-1802
chesh008 @ umn.edu
Observational cosmology, cosmic microwave background, sub-millimeter instrumentation
DmitryChichinadzeWeb.jpg Dmitry Chichinadze
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-03 (office)
chich013 @ umn.edu
Morten Christensen
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-22 (office)
mchrist @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Jacob Christy
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
chri3448 @ umn.edu
AndreyChubukov.jpg Andrey Chubukov
Professor (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-19 (office), 612-626-0726
achubuko @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Katherine Chworowsky
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
chwor001 @ umn.edu
Kate Ciampa
Research Assistant
PAN 450 (lab)
ciamp009 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Kristina Cibuzar
Student Services Prof
TATEH 130-03 (office), 612-626-5982
cibuz009 @ umn.edu
Gabriel Cobos
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
cobos005 @ umn.edu
ZacCohenWeb.jpg Zachary Cohen
Research Assistant
TATEH 201-15 (office)
cohen512 @ umn.edu
Space Physics
colpitts head.jpg Chris Colpitts
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 626-8361
chris @ physics.umn.edu
Space plasma physics, wave-particle interactions
Conklin, Christopher 2012.jpg Chris Conklin
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
TATEH 301-8 (office)
conklin @ physics.umn.edu
Soft Condensed Matter, Liquid Crystals, Colloidal Suspensions
David Corgan
corga005 @ umn.edu
HansCourant.jpg Hans Courant
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-9361
hans @ physics.umn.edu
Accelerator and non-accelerator elementary particle physics at the Soudan Underground Research Facility, and at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Katherine Couteaux
Physics Major
coute002 @ umn.edu
Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 1.41.26 PM.png Dan Cronin-Hennessy
Professor
PAN 346 (office), 624-9079
PAN 450 (lab)
croni028 @ umn.edu
CP Violation, Quark Mixing, Neutrino Oscillation, Flavor Violation
hddjfaib.jpg Paul Crowell
Professor
PAN 220 (office), 624-4828
PAN 283 (lab), 626-9371
crowell @ umn.edu
Spin dynamics and transport in ferromagnets and ferromagnet-semiconductor heterostructures.
Michael Crumrine
Research Assistant
PAN 382-C (lab), 612-625-1802
crumr006 @ umn.edu
Tiambai-Cui.jpg Tianbai Cui
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 221 (office)
SHEPLAB 187 (office)
cuixx105 @ umn.edu
prisca_greece3_cut.jpg Priscilla Cushman
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 327 (office), 626-8917
cushman @ umn.edu
Dark matter searches, novel particle detectors, collaborative work in integrative tools for Underground Science, low background techniques
C:\Documents and Settings\DanD\My Documents\Dan D 4.jpg E. Dan Dahlberg
Professor
PAN 219 (office), 624-3506
PAN 10 (lab), 424-4058
dand @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Charlie Dang
Physics Major
dangx174 @ umn.edu
davidson.jpg Kris Davidson
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-07 (office), 624-5711
kd @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
Lance Davis
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
davi2849 @ umn.edu
Ezra Day-Roberts
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst, PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 201-09 (office)
dayrober @ physics.umn.edu
Mahendra DC.png Mahendra DC
Physics Grad Student
KHKH 6-186 (office)
madc0002 @ umn.edu
AritraDeWeb.jpg Aritra De
Teaching Assistant
dexxx019 @ umn.edu
Daniel Decker
Astrophysics Major
decke238 @ umn.edu
Daniel Deeter
Teaching Assistant
deete008 @ umn.edu
Delles,James2.jpg James Delles
Research Assistant
624-2836
jdelles @ physics.umn.edu
Andre Denney
Physics Major
denne077 @ umn.edu
Dhar.jpg Barun Dhar
Research Collaborator
624-4816
dhar @ physics.umn.edu
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
JD_photo.jpg John Dickey
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
61-3-6226-2447
john.dickey @ utas.edu.au
Radio Spectroscopy of the Milky Way and other galaxies.
Hugh Dickinson
Researcher
TATEH 275-04 (office), 612-301-2321
hdickins @ umn.edu
Screen Shot 2017-09-15 at 3.17.59 PM.png Morgan Dixon
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-01 (office)
dixon295 @ umn.edu
Theoretical Particle Physics
DombeckWeb.jpg John Dombeck
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 626-8361
dombe005 @ umn.edu
Space Physics
Matthew Dornfeld
Student Academic Support
dornf029 @ umn.edu
Mason Dorseth
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
dorse050 @ umn.edu
ScottDossa.jpg Scott Dossa
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-07 (office)
doss0032 @ umn.edu
Numerically Modeling Liquid Crystals and Coblock Polymers
Samuel Drehmel
Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
drehm014 @ umn.edu
JessieDuncanWeb.jpg Jessie Duncan
Teaching Assistant
dunca369 @ umn.edu
Aaron Durgin
Physics Major
durgi009 @ umn.edu
Devin Dykhoff
dykho009 @ umn.edu Astronomy
Matthew Eckerberg
Astrophysics Major
ecker074 @ umn.edu
James Eckert
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
624-4195
eckert @ physics.umn.edu
Samuel Eckstrom
Physics Major
eckst103 @ umn.edu
Nathan Eggen
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-04 (office)
eggen091 @ umn.edu
Kaitlin Ehret
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
ehret017 @ umn.edu
Kelley Eicher
Systems admin IR Lab
carde @ astro.umn.edu Astronomy
Joseph Eix
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
eixxx002 @ umn.edu
Jacob Elafandi
Student Academic Support
elafa009 @ umn.edu
 Electronics Lab
624-3353
Dalson Eloy Almeida
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
eloya001 @ umn.edu
Dan Endean, Head Shot.jpg Daniel Endean
Research Collaborator
624-4058
endean @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
photo_small.png Alexander Engel
Researcher
TATEH 285-05 (office)
engel692 @ umn.edu
Space Physics
Allison Enterline
Student Academic Support
enter015 @ umn.edu
Amanda Epstein
Physics Major
epste085 @ umn.edu
Kaj Erickson
Physics Major
eric3222 @ umn.edu
JamesEtheridgeWeb.jpg James Etheridge
Teaching Assistant
ether030 @ umn.edu
Andrew Evans
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 432 (office)
PAN 432 (lab)
aevans @ physics.umn.edu
Robert Evans
CSE Machine Shop Customer
evans858 @ umn.edu
Fallows, Scott.jpg Scott Fallows
Research Collaborator
PAN 324 (office), 301-1818
fallows @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology, Particle Physics
 Fax (PAN 211)
PAN 211 (office), 612-301-3434
 Fax (Tate 145)
624-4578
 Fax (Tate 216)
626-2046
Chi Feng
Physics Major
fengx437 @ umn.edu
KexinFengWeb.jpg Kexin Feng
Teaching Assistant
PAN 482 (office)
fengx463 @ umn.edu
picture_fernandes_2013.jpg Rafael Fernandes
Associate Professor
TATEH 130-23 (office), 612-625-9283
rfernand @ umn.edu
Strongly correlated electron systems. Unconventional superconductivity. Competing phases and emergent order. Disorder effects in quantum phase transitions.
Margot Fitz Axen
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
fitza003 @ umn.edu
Aasmund Folkestad
Physics Grad Student
folke098 @ umn.edu
Matthew Forsman
Physics Major
forsm075 @ umn.edu
lucy fortson.jpg Lucy Fortson
Professor and SPA Associate Head (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-14 (office), 624-9587
fortson @ physics.umn.edu
High-energy astrophysics, gamma-ray astronomy, extragalactic astronomy including active galactic nuclei and barred spirals; Developing online citizen science as a method to solve research problems with large datasets; physics education research.
Meg Foster
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
foste648 @ umn.edu
Erich Frahm
Senior Engineer
PAN 423 (office), 612-301-2339
frahm @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
Mitchell Frand
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
frand053 @ umn.edu
ShelleyFrankel.jpg Shelley Frankel
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
PAN 212 (office), 612-301-1816
shelley @ physics.umn.edu
Jacob Freyermuth
Research Professional
freye007 @ umn.edu
mf_portrait.jpg Matthew Fritts
Researcher
PAN 323 (office), 624-4806
PAN 43 (lab), 624-6046
fritts @ physics.umn.edu
astroparticle physics, cosmology, cryogenics
Frodermanweb.jpg Evan Frodermann
Research Collaborator
WMSONH 130B (office), 625-9323
frodermann @ physics.umn.edu
HBT radii of heavy-ion collisions using photon and pion signals. Research in utilizing better techniques in teaching undergraduate physics. Using computer driven tutorial programs to aid students in developing sound problem solving approaches.
JianLongFuWeb.jpg Jianlong Fu
Research Assistant
fuxxx276 @ umn.edu
XiaojunFuWewb.jpg Xiaojun Fu
Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant
PAN 217 (office)
fuxxx366 @ umn.edu
Cole Galbraith
Student Academic Support
galbr077 @ umn.edu
Virginia Gali
Teaching Assistant
gali0051 @ umn.edu
Andrew Galkiewicz
Physics Grad Student
PAN 217 (office), 624-8840
PAN 283 (lab), 626-9371
galkiewicz @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
pic.png Melanie Galloway
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 320 (office), 626-0405
galloway @ physics.umn.edu
Supermassive black hole & host-galaxy co-evolution, galaxy morphology, citizen science, physics education
KayleGanserWeb.jpg Kaylee Ganser
Teaching Assistant
PAN 244 (office)
gans0075 @ umn.edu
DSE-14018.jpg Eric Ganz
Associate Professor
PAN 319 (office), 624-2386
ganzx001 @ umn.edu
Calculations of the properties of novel Materials
Garamella, Jonathan 2012.jpg Jonathan Garamella
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 420 (office)
PAN 484 (lab), 612-626-8085
garamell @ physics.umn.edu
David Garenne
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 484 (office), 612 626 8085
david.garenne @ hotmail.fr
Avery Garon
Research Assistant
TATEH 201-08 (office)
garo0040 @ umn.edu
Extragalactic astronomy, radio galaxies
Jason Garver
Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
garv0098 @ umn.edu
Garwood2.jpg Michael Garwood
Professor Radiology-CMRR
CMRR 102 (office), 626-2001
gar @ umn.edu
Development of advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (MRS) techniques using ultrahigh magnetic fields. The design of amplitude- and frequency-modulated RF pulses to overcome experimental imperfections resulting, for example, from magn
DominiqueGautreauWeb.jpg Dominique Gautreau
Teaching Assistant
gautr004 @ umn.edu
Wenbo Ge
Student Academic Support
gexxx153 @ umn.edu
Geach.jpg Christopher Geach
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
PAN 314 (office), 626-9149
geach003 @ umn.edu
Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization
imageGehrz.jpg Robert Gehrz
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-04 (office), 624-7806
TATEH 270 (lab), 626-2067
gehrz @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
chad geppert.jpg Chad Geppert
Research Collaborator
624-8840
geppert @ physics.umn.edu
Spin transport in Fe/GaAs heterostructures; Mass metrology
Taher.jpg Taher Ghasimakbari
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
AMUNDH 307 (office), 612-626-1013
taher @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed matter physics, Coarse-grained modeling of diblock copolymers, Dynamical and thermodynamic properties of polymer, Computational physics.
gherghetta.jpg Tony Gherghetta
Professor
TATEH 375-14 (office), 301-9198
tgher @ umn.edu
Physics beyond the Standard Model; LHC phenomenology; Supersymmetry; Extra dimensions; AdS/CFT and holography.
AgnivaGhoshWeb.jpg Agniva Ghosh
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-05 (office)
ghosh116 @ umn.edu
Theoretical High Energy Physics
BGmug.jpg Bill Gilbert
Electromechanical Systems Spec
PAN 423 (office), 624-4870
wgilbert @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
AlexGillmanWeb.jpg Alexander Gilman
Teaching Assistant
PAN 351 (office)
gilma080 @ umn.edu
GlesenerProfileWeb.jpg Lindsay Glesener
Assistant Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 262 (office), 612-624-8392
TATEH 255 (lab)
glesener @ umn.edu
Solar and space physics, high-energy astrophysics, astronomical instrumentation development
Saksham Goel
Student Adminstrative Assistant
PAN 250 (office)
goelx029 @ umn.edu
Keith Goetz
Research Director
TATEH 256 (office), 624-3520
TATEH 250 (lab)
goetz @ umn.edu
Space Physics
Jasmin Goh
Student Academic Support
gohxx053 @ umn.edu
Goldman Allen Goldman
Regents Professor
PAN 226 (office), 624-6062
PAN 20, 30 (lab)
goldman @ umn.edu
Properties of superconductors and selected magnetic materials in the configuration of thin films.
Shawn Golley
Research Collaborator
sgolley @ umn.edu
Matthew Gomer
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-08 (office)
gomer @ astro.umn.edu
Gravitational Lensing, Relativity & Cosmology, Structure of Galaxies
Ana Gonzalez Estopinan
Physics Major
gonza763 @ umn.edu
Jack Goodsell
Physics Major
goods069 @ umn.edu
Michael S. Gordon
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
TATEH 201-02 (office)
gordon @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
Anthony Graham
Astrophysics Major
graha680 @ umn.edu
Gino-Graziano.jpg Gino Graziano
Research Assistant
PAN 217 (office)
graziano @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
MatthewGreenWeb.jpg Matthew Green
Teaching Assistant
gree2430 @ umn.edu
Greven 200x292.jpg Martin Greven
Professor
PAN 218 (office), 624-7542
PAN 264, 270, 276 (lab), 626-9668
greven @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental condensed matter physics. High-temperature superconductivity. Low-dimensional magnetism. Crystal growth of quantum materials. Neutron and X-ray scattering. Charge transport.
Jesse Grindstaff
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major
grind095 @ umn.edu
PeterGrulWeb.jpg Peter Grul
Research Assistant
TATEH 201-15 (office)
grul @ physics.umn.edu
Computational plasma astrophysics
Sergey-Guts.jpg Sergey Guts
Teaching Assistant
SHEPLAB 187 (office)
gutsx001 @ umn.edu
Alec Habig.jpg Alec Habig
Graduate Faculty (Physics UMD)
UMD, MWAH358 (office)
UMD, MWAH341 (lab)
ahabig @ umn.edu
Experimental particle astrophysics and neutrino oscillation physics. Member of the MINOS, NOvA, DUNE, and HALO collaborations, specializing in the analysis of cosmic rays, supernova neutrinos, and high energy neutrino-induced upward-going muons.
Elena Hafner
Physics Major
hafne051 @ umn.edu
Paul Haines
Teaching Associate Professor
PAN 419 (office)
haines @ physics.umn.edu
Dakota Hall
Physics Major
hallx580 @ umn.edu
halley.jpg J. Woods Halley
Professor
TATEH 130-15 (office), 624-0395
SHEPLAB 496 (lab)
halle001 @ umn.edu
Condensed matter and chemical physics theory, simulation and experiment with an emphasis on interfaces and models of prebiotic evolution.
Catherine Halvorson
Physics Major
halvo392 @ umn.edu
Aaron Hamann
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
haman142 @ umn.edu
IMG_1757.JPG Sajna Hameed
Research Assistant
PAN 246 (office)
PAN 264 (lab)
hamee007 @ umn.edu
Random Matrix Theory, Condensed Matter Physics
AlexHamillWeb.jpg Alexander Hamill
Teaching Assistant
TATEH Tate 301-03 (office)
hamil483 @ umn.edu
Hanany Shaul Hanany
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 316 (office), 626-8929
PAN 388 (lab), 625-1074
hanany @ umn.edu
Observational Cosmology; Early Universe Physics
Terrence Hanrahan
Astrophysics Major
hanra028 @ umn.edu
Hansen, Peter 2012.jpg Peter Hansen
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 424 (office), 624-1534
phansen @ physics.umn.edu
Antony Hark
Physics Major
harkx010 @ umn.edu
Thomas Harless
Physics Major
harle036 @ umn.edu
harrison,david2.jpg David Harrison
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 221 (office)
PAN 10 (lab)
harrison @ physics.umn.edu
Magnetism, Spin Glasses, Electronic Noise
Ezra Hart
Student Academic Support
hart1069 @ umn.edu
Jack Hartmann
Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
hartm468 @ umn.edu
530908_178771635577598_349025657_n.jpg Li He
Physics Grad Student
hexxx567 @ umn.edu
Katharine Heckathorn
Student Admin/Support Services
hecka008 @ umn.edu
Hegerweb.jpg Alexander Heger
Adjunct Professor
alexander.heger @ monash.eduMassive and very massive stars, the first stars, stellar rotation, nucleosynthesis, supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, X-ray bursts.
BrettHeischmidtWeb.jpg Brett Heischmidt
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-04 (office)
heisc002 @ umn.edu
KenHeller.jpg Kenneth Heller
Professor
PAN 348 (office), 624-7314
PAN 450 (lab)
heller @ physics.umn.edu
Research in high energy particle physics currently focuses on neutrino oscillations as measured in long baseline accelerator experiments. Research in physics education focuses the use, learning, and teaching of problem solving in physics.
Tyler Hendrix
hendr814 @ umn.edu
Hennen, Jared 2012.jpg Jared Hennen
Research Assistant
PAN 414 (office)
henne405 @ umn.edu
Biophysics, protein interactions at cellular membranes.
Jacob Hergenrader
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
herge019 @ umn.edu
JoshHiltbrandWeb.jpg Joshua Hiltbrand
Teaching Assistant
PAN 432 (office)
hiltbran @ umn.edu
Adam Hines
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
hines083 @ umn.edu
Jack Hirschi
Physics Major
hirsc235 @ umn.edu
Ivan Ho
Physics Major
hoxxx379 @ umn.edu
RussCynthiaIMG_0032Crop1.jpeg Russell Hobbie
Emeritus Faculty
hobbie @ umn.eduMy interest is in biological and medical physics.
Hofer, Thomas.jpg Thomas Hofer
Research Collaborator
PAN 324 (office), 612-301-1818
hofer @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology, Particle Physics
Brenner Hohenstein
Physics Major
hohen033 @ umn.edu
Jacob Holley
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
holle273 @ umn.edu
Anthony Holm
Physics Major
holmx361 @ umn.edu
Jacquelyn Hoseth
Student Academic Support
hose0033 @ umn.edu
Cole Hraban
Electromechanical Systems Spec
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
cwhraban @ umn.edu
2008_Leon_Hsu_9732_4x6_2.gif.png Leon Hsu
Research Collaborator
lhsu @ umn.edu
CClabweb.jpg Cheng-Cher Huang
Professor
PAN 230 (office), 624-0861
huang001 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Humphreys Roberta Humphreys
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-07 (office), 624-6530
roberta @ umn.edu
Luminous stars, stellar evolution, optical spectroscopy, galactic structure
Cuong Huynh
Research Collaborator
huynh195 @ umn.edu
Alexander Igl
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
iglxx004 @ umn.edu
Elliott Imhoff
Physics Major
imhof034 @ umn.edu
 Infrared Lab
626-2067
IntoyWeb.jpg Ben Frederick Intoy
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-20 (office)
bmintoy @ umn.edu
Non-equlibrium physics, Complex systems, evolutionary game theory.
Edwin Ireson
Researcher
TATEH 275-12 (office), 624-8801
eireson @ umn.edu
Safana Ismael
Physics Grad Student
ismae003 @ umn.edu
Samuel Iverson
Physics Major
ivers528 @ umn.edu
Alan (Koblar) Jackson
Research Collaborator
jackson @ physics.umn.edu
IMG_3583.JPG Mikel Jakaj
Astrophysics Major
jakaj001 @ umn.edu
Jalan_Bharat_v2.jpg Bharat Jalan
Associate Professor
AMUNDH 46 (office), +1 612-625-4088
bjalan @ umn.edu
Complex Oxides Thin Films and Heterostructures, Electronic and Magnetic Properties, Energy. Molecular Beam Epitaxy. Materials Processing. Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology.
Janas, Michael.jpg Michael Janas
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-08 (office)
janas @ physics.umn.edu
MichelJanssenWeb.jpg Michel Janssen
Professor
TATEH 130-27 (office), 624-5880
janss011 @ umn.edu
History of physics, especially the relativity and quantum revolutions in the early twentieth century.
ZhenJiangWeb.jpg Zhen Jiang
Teaching Assistant
jiang968 @ umn.edu
Joseph Joe
Physics Teaching Assistant
joexx048 @ umn.edu
JosephJoeWeb.jpg Joseph Joe
Teaching Assistant
joexx048 @ umn.edu
Valentine John
valen296 @ umn.edu
DrewJohnsonWeb.jpg Drew Johnson
Teaching Assistant
joh14894 @ umn.edu
Tayler Johnson
joh09999 @ umn.edu
Walter Johnson
Emeritus Faculty
cork @ umn.eduMeasurement of Atomic Masses
picture_of_me_2.jpg Terry J. Jones
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics), Dir. Graduate Studies
TATEH 260 (office), 624-8009 626-2067
TATEH 265 (lab)
tjj @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomical polarimetry, Infrared astronomy, Comets and Interstellar Magnetic Fields.
Jones Thomas W. Jones
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-02 (office), 624-8546
WALIB 411 (office), 624-1699
twj @ umn.edu
Theoretical and computational astrophysics, acceleration of cosmic rays, physics of diffusive shock acceleration, magnetohydrodynamics, galaxy clusters and the intracluster medium, radio galaxy dynamics, supernova remnant dynamics [Research Group Web Pag
Grace Joseph
Physics Major
josep362 @ umn.edu
kakalios.jpg James Kakalios
Professor
PAN 352 (office), 624-9856
PAN 381 (lab), 626-7479
kakalios @ umn.edu
Experimental Condensed Matter: Amorphous Semiconductors, Fluctuation Phenomena in Neurological Systems, Segregation in Granular Media
my_picture_fall_2012.JPG Sean Kalafut
Physics Grad Student
PAN 420 (office), 301-9543
kalafut @ physics.umn.edu
search for right handed W bosons and heavy neutrinos at the LHC CMS detector upgrades CMS event triggers
Samantha Kamal
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
kamal010 @ umn.edu
Kamenev Alex Kamenev
Professor (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-16 (office), 626-0724
kamenev @ physics.umn.edu
Theoretical condensed matter physics, disordered systems and glasses, field-theoretical treatment of many-body systems, mesoscopic systems, out of equilibrium systems
kampa_01.JPG Cole Kampa
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
PAN 450 (lab)
PAN 464 (lab)
kampa041 @ physics.umn.edu
High Energy Physics, Electronics/Instrumentation
Kunio Kaneta
Researcher
TATEH 275-12 (office), 624-8801
kkaneta @ umn.edu
kapusta10.jpg Joseph Kapusta
Professor
TATEH Room 375-16 (office), 624-0506
kapusta @ physics.umn.edu
Quantum field theory at finite temperature and density with applications to high energy nuclear collisions, astrophysics, and cosmology.
Adam Karel
Physics Major
karel038 @ umn.edu
Siddarth-Reddy-Karuka.jpg Siddarth Reddy Karuka
Teaching Assistant
PAN 414 (office)
karuk001 @ umn.edu
Biophysics, Medical Physics
KasturiranganSaumitranWeb.jpg Saumitran Kasturirangan
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-04 (office)
kastu007 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter Theory
PaulKellerWeb.jpg Paul Keller
Teaching Assistant
kell1377 @ umn.edu
PaulKellogg.jpg Paul Kellogg
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-1668
pauljkellogg @ gmail.com
Patrick-Kelly.jpg Patrick Kelly
Assistant Professor
TATEH 285-12 (office)
plkelly @ umn.edu
Supernova (SN) explosions, gravitational lensing, SN host-galaxy environments, SN Ia cosmology, stellar populations, star formation, dark matter
Mike Kelsey
kelsey @ slac.stanford.edu
Charles Kemper
Physics Major
kempe122 @ umn.edu
Allison_Kennedy.jpg Allison Kennedy
Physics Grad Student
PAN 324 (office)
PAN 43 (lab), 612-624-6046
kennedy @ physics.umn.edu
I am interested in particle physics with a current emphasis on dark matter.
Jacob Kerling
Physics Major
kerli010 @ umn.edu
Jennifer Kersten
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
kers0034 @ umn.edu
Asset Khakimzhan
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
khaki005 @ umn.edu
Jimin Kim
Astrophysics Major
kimx5206 @ umn.edu
Youngju Kim
Physics Major
kimx5259 @ umn.edu
Dawson Kimyon
Physics Major
kimyo004 @ umn.eduCosmic background radiation; high energy physics; data analysis using ROOT;
Brendan King
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
king0690 @ umn.edu
AviKleinPrint.jpg Avraham Klein
Researcher
TATEH 275-08 (office)
ayklein @ umn.edu
Dynamics of strongly correlated systems, classical and quantum hydrodynamics, quantum statistics in disordered systems
Jeffrey Klein
Research Collaborator
626-9149
jklein @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology
BrendaKnauberWeb.jpg Brenda Knauber
Research Assistant
PAN 221 (office)
PAN 381 (lab)
knaub008 @ umn.edu
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Michael Knox
WALIB 428 (office), 626-9224
mikeknox @ lcse.umn.edu
Trevor Knuth
Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant
SHEPLAB 196 (office)
SHEPLAB 404 (lab)
knuth @ astro.umn.edu
Solar physics, nanoflare emission, x-ray instrumentation
John Kohler
Research Assistant
PAN 414 (office)
kohler @ physics.umn.edu
David Kohlstedt
CSE Machine Shop Customer
TATEH 375-06 (office), 62601544
TATEH 350 (lab)
dlkohl @ umn.edu
olesya.jpg Olesya Koroteeva
Physics Grad Student
TATEH 201-01 (office)
koro0032 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
U_K_small.jpg Uwe Richard Kortshagen
Graduate Faculty (Mechanical Engineering)
625-2048
korts001 @ umn.edu
Physics of nonthermal plasmas, kinetic theory of nonthermal plasmas, physics of dusty plasmas. Nanocrystal growth in plasmas, photophysical properties of nanocrystals, nanomaterials synthesis, photovoltaic materials.
Travis Kostuch
Astrophysics Major
kost0186 @ umn.edu
Braden Kramer
Physics Major
krame647 @ umn.edu
Kreshchuk,Mikhail3.jpg Michael (Mikhail) Kreshchuk
Teaching Assistant
624-4562
kresh003 @ umn.edu
Quasi-exactly solvable problems, 2d CFT
JenniferKroschelWeb.jpg Jennifer Kroschel
Assistant To Student Programs
Tate 130-05 (office), 624-1625
jkrosche @ umn.edu
YKheadweb.jpg Yuichi Kubota
Professor
PAN 428 (office), 624-9582
PAN 470 (lab), 301-2339
yk @ umn.edu
I am interested in finding clues to the future theory of particles which will extend our current understanding. So far from three years of data collection (2010-2012) and analysis, evidence for neither SUSY nor extra dimension has been found.
Kurianovich, Evgeniy 2012.jpg Yevhen Kurianovych
Teaching Assistant
WMSONH 130K (office), 624-3809
kuria014 @ umn.edu
Supersymmetric field theories, non-perturbative solutions and topological defects, AdS/CFT correspondence, topological phases in condensed matter
Noah Kurinsky
kurin001 @ umn.edu
Maxwell Kuschel
Astrophysics Major
kusch037 @ umn.edu
Lower Division Lab
WMSONH 101 (office), 625-3598
lab @ physics.umn.edu
 Lab for Comp. Sci. & Eng.
WALIB 125/126 (office), 625-2879/5-2859
Mackenzie Lach
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
lachx024 @ umn.edu
mehdi_effelsberg.jpg Mehdi Lamee
Astrophysics Grad Student
626-2052
lamee @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
Michael Laraia
Student Academic Support
larai002 @ umn.edu
KennyLauWeb.jpg Kenny Lau
Research Assistant
PAN 320 (office), 612-301-1467
PAN 382C (lab), 612-625-1802
kennylau @ umn.edu
Cosmology, CMB
Jie Thing Lee
Physics Major
leex8456 @ umn.edu
TrevorLeeWeb.jpg Trevor Lee
Teaching Assistant
PAN 482 (office)
leex8781 @ umn.edu
Picture1.jpg Christopher Leighton
Graduate Faculty (Chem Eng & Mat Sci)
AMUNDH 48 (office), 612-625-4018
leighton @ umn.edu
Susan Lein
Research Collaborator
PAN 332 (office), 624-0511
lein @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
Curtis Lerol
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Underground Lab (off-campus), 218-753-6611
lerol001 @ umn.edu
Lesko, Zachary 2012.jpg Zachary Lesko
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 432 (office), 626-7764
lesk0030 @ umn.edu
Nicholas-Lewellyn.jpg Nicholas Lewellyn
Research Assistant
PAN 234 (office)
lewel019 @ umn.edu
Experimental Condensed Matter
JoshLewisWeb.jpg Joshua Lewis
Physics Grad Student
lewi1001 @ umn.edu
Che-HsuLi.jpg Che-Hsu Li
Teaching Assistant
lixx4605 @ umn.eduTheoretical physics. Measurement problem in quantum mechanics, decoherence approach, quantum entanglement, quasi exactly solvable problems, supersymmetry and high energy physics, dark matter and cosmology
47018_165153250164278_100000088134237_536755_3024644_n.jpg Cheng-Hsien Li
Physics Grad Student
MCNAMARAC 141 (office)
cli @ physics.umn.edu
Neutrino oscillations with three flavors and CP violation
12345.jpg Huijing Li
Research Collaborator
PAN 424 (office), 6126247861
lixx5457 @ umn.edu
li,menqun1.jpg Mengqun Li
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-02 (office)
lixx3269 @ umn.edu
condensed matter physics
li,ming1.jpg Ming Li
Physics Grad Student
TATEH 301-01 (office)
ml @ physics.umn.edu
High Energy Nuclear Theory
Mo-new.jpg Mo Li
Graduate Faculty (Electrical Engineering)
KHKH 5-127 (office), 6126254873
KHKH 4-130 (lab)
moli @ umn.edu
ChiHueiLinWeb.jpg Chi-Huei Lin
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-05 (office)
lin00042 @ umn.edu
Chien-Hung Lin
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-22 (office)
lin00106 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
YuHengLinWeb.jpg Yu-Heng Lin
Teaching Assistant
lin00025 @ umn.edu
Jamie Lindfors
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
lind0577 @ umn.edu
Caleb Lindsey
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
linds551 @ umn.edu
Erik Linn-Molin
Physics Force
linnm072 @ umn.edu
Yijia Liu
Teaching Assistant
liux1267 @ umn.edu
Florian Livet
livet001 @ umn.edu
Ben Loer
Elias Lopez
elias.lopez @ uam.es
 Lower Division Lab.
624-4104
Yang Lu
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
luxxx831 @ umn.edu
Alex Luna
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major
lunax037 @ umn.edu
WP_20131124_16_34_32_Pro.jpg Shuhui Luo
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201‐07 (office)
luo @ physics.umn.edu
Joshua Lynch
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
jlynch @ physics.umn.edu Space Physics
Lysaknew.jpg Robert Lysak
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-18 (office), 625-1323
lysak001 @ umn.edu
Theoretical Space Plasma Physics, especially magnetospheric physics; auroral particle acceleration; dynamics of ultra-low-frequency (ULF) waves in the magnetosphere, especially kinetic Alfven waves; magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling; dynamics of field-ali
DSC_0090.jpg Mark Mackey
Physics Grad Student
624-3502
mackey @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology
18922179_10213357497640082_4849447505855105071_n.jpg Rafid Mahbub
Teaching Assistant
PAN 424 (office)
mahbu004 @ umn.edu
Particle physics
AngelManceboWeb.jpg Angel Mancebo
Teaching Assistant
PAN 420 (office)
mance012 @ umn.edu
Biophysics
VuknewWeb.jpg Vuk Mandic
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 328 (office), 624-6844
mandic @ physics.umn.edu
Gravitational Wave Physics, Observational Cosmology, Early Universe Physics
2012_jmm_library_small.jpg Jeremiah Mans
Associate Professor/Director of Undergraduate Studies
PAN 427 (office), 625-8994
PAN 475 (lab)
jmmans @ physics.umn.edu
Hadron collider physics at the high energy frontier, trigger and data acquisition electronics.
Huaqing Mao
Research Assistant
WALIB 431 (office)
huamao @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
John Marchetti
march006 @ umn.edu Astronomy
marvin3web.jpg Marvin Marshak
Professor
PAN 330 (office), 612-624-1312
PAN 450 (lab)
marshak @ umn.edu
Properties of fundamental interactions, including measurement of neutrino mass, tests of stability of matter (proton decay); high energy cosmic ray physics and astrophysics.
Marshall, Ryan 2012.jpg Ryan Marshall
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 484 (lab), 612-626-8085
PAN 484 (lab)
marshall @ physics.umn.edu
Peter Martin.jpg Peter Martin
Physics Grad Student
NHH 5-290 (lab)
pmartin @ physics.umn.edu
Molecular biophysics of membrane proteins and lipid membranes
Mason Maschke
Astrophysics Major
masch055 @ umn.edu
NickMast.jpg Nicholas Mast
Teaching Assistant
PAN 324 (office)
PAN 43 (lab)
mastx027 @ umn.edu
Cosmology, Particle Physics
Screen Shot 2017-04-28 at 8.24.03 PM.png Andrew Matas
Researcher
PAN 323 (office)
amatas @ umn.edu
Gravitational Waves, Stochastic Background, Detector Characterization, Tests of General Relativity
Konrad Mauersberger
Emeritus Faculty
mauersberger @ comcast.net
Chase McCabe
Physics Major
mccab270 @ umn.edu
Jesse Earl McCaffrey
Research Collaborator
763-535-9023
mccaffrey @ physics.umn.edu
Hayden McCormick
Physics Major
mccor509 @ umn.edu
Alex McCracken
Physics Major
mccra062 @ umn.edu
Christopher McDonough
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
mcdo0652 @ umn.edu
Alandra McDowell
Physics Major
mcdow150 @ umn.edu
Alexander Medved
Student Academic Support
medved @ physics.umn.edu
Evan Meeker
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Researcher
meeke019 @ umn.edu
Mehta, Vihang.jpg Vihang Mehta
PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 201-04 (office)
mehta @ astro.umn.edu
Galaxy Formation, Galaxy Evolution, Galaxy Dynamics
Jerry Meier
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
meier @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Yao Meng
Teaching Assistant
625-1084
mengx084 @ umn.edu
Biophysics
Samuel Meyer
Physics Major
meye1571 @ umn.edu
Meyers, Patrick 2012.jpg Patrick Meyers
Physics Grad Student
PAN 317 (office), 626-7764
meye2006 @ umn.edu
050DSCF4025.jpg Kelly Michel
Student Services Prof
TATEH 130 (office), 612-624-7375
kmichel @ umn.edu
Henry Middleton
Physics Major
middl129 @ umn.edu
AMSmall.jpg Andrew Miller
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
TATEH 201-07 (office)
amiller @ physics.umn.edu
Theoretical Particle Physics
FullSizeRender (4).jpg William Miller
Pln/Eng/Sft Mgr 1 No Entry
NOvA Far Detector Lab (off-campus), 218-374-2400
whmiller @ umn.edu
Aaron Mislivec
Researcher
PAN 332 (office)
misli002 @ umn.edu
EvanMoen.jpg Evan Moen
PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 201-09 (office)
moenx359 @ umn.edu
Luke Molacek
Student Academic Support
molac007 @ umn.edu
Steve Monson-1 9-12-14.jpg Steven J. Monson
Researcher 5
TATEH 250 (office), 624-5591
TATEH 250 (lab)
monson @ waves.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
davidmorse.jpg David Morse
Graduate Faculty (Chem Eng & Mat Sci)
625-0167
morse012 @ umn.edu
Theoretical and computational study of the statistical mechanics of polymer liquids and other soft materials. Block copolymer self-assembly. Dynamics and non-equilibrium response of solutions of semiflexible biopolymers. Surfactant systems. Correlation
Joseph Moscatelli
PAN 420 (office)
mosca024 @ umn.edu
Andrew Mosin
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
mosin005 @ umn.edu
Irene Moskowitz
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
mosko016 @ umn.edu
MuellerNewWeb.jpg Jochen Mueller
Professor
PAN 418 (office), 625-4369
PAN 487 (lab)
mueller @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental biophysics, two-photon excitation microscopy, fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy
Michael-Mullen.jpg Michael Mullen
Physics Grad Student
CMRR 1-220 (office)
mulle399 @ umn.edu
NMR, MRI
396.PNG Hajime Muramatsu
Researcher
PAN 351 (office), 624-7861
OMWL 450 (lab)
hmuramat @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
JulieMurphyNewWeb.jpg Julie Murphy
Consultant Analyst Human Resources
TATEH 130-07 (office), 625-6928
jjmurphy @ umn.edu
Human resources.
MegMurray.jpg Meghan Murray
Coordinator (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-21 (office), 624-8367
bieve008 @ umn.edu
trombinoscope_musset.jpg Sophie Musset
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 264 (office)
smusset @ umn.edu
Flare-related energetic particle acceleration and transport - Instrumentation for solar high energy observations
Natsumi Nagata
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
WBOB 130-2 (office), 612-624-8335
nagat006 @ umn.edu
Amy Nastrom Nordlander
Executive Accounts Specialist
PAN 237 (office), 626-8104
nast0002 @ umn.edu
Maria Navarro Gastiasoro
Researcher
TATEH 130-22 (office)
mnavarro @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Sarunas Nedzinskas
Teaching Assistant
nedzi002 @ umn.edu
Alek Nelson
Physics Major
nels8658 @ umn.edu
Jack Nelson
Teaching Assistant
nels8013 @ umn.edu
John Netland
Physics Force
netla001 @ umn.edu
13956581424_e001bff125_o.jpg Minh Nguyen
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-007 (office)
nguy1642 @ umn.edu
High energy theory and phenomenology.
Tin Nguyen
Student Academic Support
nguy2676 @ umn.edu
Trenton Nix
Astrophysics Major
nixxx175 @ umn.edu
Noireaux photo.jpg Vincent Noireaux
Professor
PAN 416 (office), 612-624-6589
PAN 484 (lab), 612-626-8085
noireaux @ umn.edu
Experimental biological physics and synthetic biology. In vitro gene expression, development of quantitative cell-free transcription/translation systems, biophysics of a synthetic cell system.
ChrisTelescopesmall.jpg Christopher Nolting
Astrophysics Grad Student
TATEH 201-02 (office)
nolt0040 @ umn.edu
Numerical Simulation, Radio Galaxies, Dynamics of the Intracluster Medium, Galactic Dark Matter Halos, Exoplanetary Searches
Christopher Norberg
Physics Major
norbe100 @ umn.edu
Donna Norberg
Physics Force
dnorberg @ umn.edu
Shervin Nourbakhsh
Researcher
CERN (office)
snourbak @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Jake Novotny
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
novot043 @ umn.edu
Connor O'Brien
Physics Major
obrie857 @ umn.edu
Brian O'Neill
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
626-1841
oneill @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
OliveWeb.jpg Keith Olive
Professor (Director, Fine Theoretical Physics Institute and Member, Minnesota Institute for Astrophy
TATEH 275-18 (office), 624-7354
olive @ umn.edu
Cosmology/Particle Physics
JacksonOlsenWeb.jpg Jackson Olsen
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-02 (office)
olsen791 @ umn.edu
Adam Olson
Physics Major
olso6710 @ umn.edu
GinnyOlson.jpg Virginia (Ginny) Olson
Assistant to the Head for Finance
TATEH 130-09 (office), 624-5786
ginny @ physics.umn.edu
RichOrmistonWeb.jpg Rich Ormiston
Teaching Assistant
PAN 053 (office)
PAN 053 (lab)
ormis006 @ umn.edu
Leyre Otano
625-5810
otano @ physics.umn.edu
Shaun Owens
Physics Grad Student
owens421 @ umn.edu
ShaunOwensWeb.jpg Shaun Owens
Teaching Assistant
owens421 @ umn.edu
IMG_20161116_160420.jpg Subramania Athiray Panchapakesan
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 264 (office)
TATEH 255 (lab)
spanchap @ umn.edu
Solar and Planetary studies in high energies, X-ray instrumentation
AlexandrosPapageorgiouWeb.jpg Alexandros Papageorgiou
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-01 (office)
papag008 @ umn.edu
High Energy Physics, Cosmology
Joseph Pate
Astrophysics Major
patex019 @ umn.edu
Pawloskiweb.jpg Gregory Pawloski
Associate Professor
PAN 344 (office), 624-7592
pawloski @ physics.umn.edu
Neutrino oscillation, Matter-antimatter asymmetries, Physics beyond the standard model
faceShot.JPG Nathaniel Pearson
Research Project Specialist
PAN 450 (lab)
pears070 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Damjan Pelc
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 246 (office), 612-625-8309
dpelc @ umn.edu
Peloso Marco Peloso
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 375-12 (office), 624-6525
peloso @ physics.umn.edu
Astroparticle physics, Inflation, Cosmology of extra-dimensions, Physics beyond the Standard Model
_JAS2829.jpg Samuel Penders
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
PAN 464 (lab)
PAN 450 (lab)
pende061 @ physics.umn.edu
High Energy Physics
Pepin Robert Pepin
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
SHEPLAB 421 (office), 624-0819
SHEPLAB 214 (lab), 624-6001
pepin001 @ umn.edu
5476213519_e4370505c2_b.jpg Ilana Percher
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 227 (office), 301-1153
PAN 20 (lab), 624-9366
percher @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
BillPeriaWeb.jpg William Peria
Teaching Assistant
PAN 225 (office)
peria004 @ umn.edu
natalia.jpg Natalia Perkins
Associate Professor
TATEH 130-19 (office), 301-6786
nperkins @ umn.edu
Strongly correlated electron systems. Frustrated magnetism. Orbital physics. Competing phases and emergent order in systems with strong spin-orbit coupling.
ReesePetersenWeb.jpg Reese Petersen
Teaching Assistant
PAN 432 (office)
pet00831 @ umn.edu
fundamental forces and particles, applied physics, device physics, nuclear reactor technology, condensed matter, materials engineering
PhotoFB.JPG Earl Peterson
Emeritus Faculty
eap @ physics.umn.eduMy research interests are centered on experimental tests of grand unified theories, the neutrino sector of the standard model and high-energy cosmic-ray observations.
ThomasPetersonWeb.jpg Thomas Peterson
Physics Grad Student
KHKH 6-186 (office)
pete9290 @ umn.edu
good_one_CROPPED.jpg Timothy Peterson
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 217 (office), 612-624-8840
PAN 283 (lab), 612-626-9371
pete7758 @ umn.edu
spin injection, spin relaxation, 2D spin transport, spin-Hall effect, ferromagnetic resonance, spin pumping, spin transfer torque
IMG_0505.JPG Dan Phan
Teaching Assistant
phanx266 @ umn.edu
John Phillips
Researcher
TATEH 275-04 (office)
phillij @ umn.edu
 Physics Computing
6-1139
syssoft @ physics.umn.edu
Aditya Pidaparti
Physics Major
pidap004 @ umn.edu
Jackson Piechowski
Physics Major
piech013 @ umn.edu
Aaron Pinski
Physics Force
pinsk003 @ umn.edu
plumberg.1.JPG Christopher Plumberg
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH Rm 375-21 (office)
cplumber @ umn.edu
Relativistic heavy-ion collisions, finite-temperature field theory, Hanbury-Brown–Twiss interferometry
David-Michael Poehlmann
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
PAN 443 (lab)
degui008 @ umn.edu
ron1.jpg Ronald Poling
Professor, Head of School of Physics and Astronomy
TATEH 130-11 (office), 624-7870
PAN 354 (office), 624-6950
poling @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Joseph Ponzillo
Physics Major
ponzi003 @ umn.edu
Levi Prestegard
Student Academic Support
prest282 @ umn.edu
TannerPrestegard.jpg Tanner Prestegard
Research Collaborator
PAN 317 (office), 626-2789
prestegard @ physics.umn.edu
Gravitational waves, cosmology
PribiagWeb.jpg Vlad Pribiag
Assistant Professor
PAN 214 (office), 612-301-1817
PAN 353 (lab)
vpribiag @ umn.edu
My research focuses on quantum electronic transport in low-dimensional semiconductor systems.
Jett Priewe
Research Assistant
TATEH 201-08 (office)
priewe @ astro.umn.edu
Prykeweb.jpg Clement Pryke
Associate Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 318 (office), 624-7578
PAN 382 (lab)
pryke @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology--Cosmic microwave background
Elias Puchner.jpg Elias Puchner
Assistant Professor
PAN 413 (office), 6123012326
PAN 481 (lab)
epuchner @ umn.edu
Cellular and molecular biophysics, cell- and synthetic biology. Single molecule and super-resolution microscopy (PALM/STORM). Single molecule force spectroscopy (AFM). http://puchnerlab.umn.edu
yong-zhong qian.jpg Yong-Zhong Qian
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 375-18 (office), 624-7567
qian @ physics.umn.edu
Nuclear/particle astrophysics and cosmology: neutrino oscillations and their effects in astrophysical environments, supernova explosion and nucleosynthesis, chemical evolution of galaxies
Tianheng Qin
Physics Major
qinxx260 @ umn.edu
Congxin Qiu
Physics Grad Student
625-7819
cqiu @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology
Tao Qu
Physics Grad Student
qu @ physics.umn.edu
Qiwen Quan
Physics Major
quanx060 @ umn.edu
Ryan Quinn
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
quinn442 @ umn.edu
Catherine Raach
Research Collaborator
PAN 314 (office), 626-9149
raach @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology
Sjon Randa
Physics Major
randa316 @ umn.edu
Zvie Razieli
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 381 (office)
PAN 381 (lab), 612-626-7479
razieli @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Eran Moore Rea
Physics Grad Student
reaxx026 @ umn.edu
Reid, Andrew 2012.jpg Andrew Reid
Physics Grad Student
626-7764
reid @ physics.umn.edu
MichaelReveringWeb.jpg Michael Revering
Student Academic Support, Teaching Assistant
rever025 @ umn.edu
AustinReidlWeb.jpg Austin Riedl
Teaching Assistant
PAN 482 (office)
PAN 42 (lab)
riedl018 @ umn.edu
Gina Ristani
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
PAN 34 (lab)
rista010 @ umn.edu
JacobRitzWeb.jpg Jacob Ritz
Teaching Assistant
ritz0037 @ umn.edu
Griffen Rizzo
Physics Major
rizzo035 @ umn.edu
5084121_ROBINSON, ZACHARY L_0217.JPG Zachary Robinson
Physics Grad Student
TATEH 201-05 (office)
MECHE L122 (lab)
robi0835 @ umn.edu
Charge and energy transport in nanocrystal films: insulator-metal transition and exciton dynamics
Rocco, Dominic.jpg Dominick Rocco
Research Collaborator
PAN 332 (office), 624-0511
rocco @ physics.umn.edu
Neutrino oscillations, machine learning, deep neural networks
Rogers, Hannah 2012.jpg Hannah Rogers
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
PAN 324 (office), 612-301-1818
PAN 443 (lab), 612-301-2334
hrogers @ physics.umn.edu
NoahRogersweb.jpg Noah Rogers
Teaching Assistant
roge0291 @ umn.edu
MyPhoto1.jpg Ioannis Rousochatzakis
Researcher
TATEH 130-20 (office)
rousocha @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Nathaniel Rowe
Physics Major
rowex184 @ umn.edu
serge-rudaz.jpg Serge Rudaz
Professor
TATEH 375-20 (office), 624-5022
rudaz @ physics.umn.edu
Unified theories of elementary particle interactions and their phenomenology, applications to cosmology and astroparticle physics;
kpic.gif Keith Ruddick
Emeritus Faculty
624-5586
ruddick @ physics.umn.edu
High energy particle interactions; nucleon decay; neutrino interactions; high energy cosmic rays; detector development.
LR17.jpg Lawrence Rudnick
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 275-02 (office), 624-3396
larry @ umn.edu
Interactions of astrophysical relativistic and thermal plasmas in clusters of galaxies. Formation of cosmic large-scale structure and magnetic fields. Studied through radio, X-ray and optical observations, and citizen science projects.
Marcos Ruiz
Astrophysics Major
ruizx070 @ umn.edu
RogerRusack.jpg Roger Rusack
Professor
PAN 430 (office), 624-2322
rusack @ physics.umn.edu
I carry out accelerator based experiments to understand the fundamental forces in Nature.
20170612_092527.jpg Mark Rustad
Physics Grad Student
PAN 417 (office)
NHH 5-290 (lab)
rustad @ physics.umn.edu
Calcium transport in heart cells; Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR); Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulations
Henry Ryan
Physics Force
ryanx064 @ umn.edu
2014_05_29_IMG_4677.jpg Kanika Sachdev
Research Collaborator
PAN 332 (office), 624-0511
ksachdev @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental Neutrino Physics
AmartyaiyotiSahaWeb.jpg Amartyajyoti Saha
Teaching Assistant
WMSONH 130 (office)
sahax031 @ umn.edu
Protyush Sahu
Teaching Assistant
KHKH 6-186 (office)
sahux026 @ umn.edu
Spintronics, Magnetism
MichaelSammon.jpg Michael Sammon
Physics Grad Student
TATEH 201-05 (office)
sammo017 @ umn.edu
Putheawin Samphea
Physics Major
samph002 @ umn.edu
Emmanuel Sanchez
Physics Major
sanch330 @ umn.edu
Stou Sandalski
Astrophysics Grad Student
sandalski @ astro.umn.edu Astronomy
RohithSaradhyWeb.jpg Rohith Saradhy
Teaching Assistant
sarad005 @ umn.edu
imagedb.jpg Yahor Savich
Physics Grad Student
PAN 217 (office)
savich @ physics.umn.edu
Theoretical condensed matter physics
Scott Sawyer
MaintenceOperations Mechanic
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
sasawyer @ umn.edu
Photo on 2011-02-23 at 13.44.jpg M. Claudia Scarlata
Associate Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-08 (office), 626-1811
scarlata @ astro.umn.edu
Galaxy formation and evolution: massive galaxies, evolution of galaxy structure. Lyα line as a cosmological tool: escape of Lyα photons, large-scale structure, Lyα blobs. Reionization: Lyman continuum escape fraction, IR background fluctuations
Adam Schaefer
Student Academic Support
schae563 @ umn.edu
Mikhail Schee
Physics Major
schee146 @ umn.edu
CodySchimmingweb.jpg Cody Schimming
Teaching Assistant
schim111 @ umn.edu
Ryder Schmidt
Physics Major
schm3731 @ umn.edu
Alexander Schmies
Physics Major
schm3711 @ umn.edu
Ryan Schmitz
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
PAN 443 (lab)
schmitz @ physics.umn.edu
Dark matter, cryogenics, computational physics, high energy physics
professionalPhoto.jpg Neil Schroeder
Teaching Assistant
PAN 424 (office), 612-624-7861
schr1077 @ umn.edu
Modelling radiation damage in lead-tungstate crystals
schubring2014.jpg Daniel Schubring
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-01 (office)
schub071 @ umn.edu
Theoretical physics, particles and fields
MyPic.jpg Michael Schuett
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
PAN 232 (office), 301-1154
mschuett @ umn.edu
Non-equilibrium properties and transport in critical, interacting and disordered many-body systems. Novel properties exhibited in materials when exposed to a rapidly changing environment.
JacobSchulzeWeb.jpg Jacob Schulze
Teaching Assistant
schu3788 @ umn.edu
Levi Schwartzberg
Physics Major
schw1597 @ umn.edu
Richard Schwarz
Associate Consultant
625-9323
schwarz @ physics.umn.edu
Education
robert_schwarz.jpg Robert Schwarz
Researcher
rschwarz @ physics.umn.edu Astrophysics and Cosmology
Sebesta,Kevin2.jpg Kevin Sebesta
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
TATEH 201-08 (office)
sebesta @ physics.umn.edu
tas.jpg Tigran Sedrakyan
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
PAN 225 (office), 612-301-1964
tigrans @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Daniel-Shaffer.jpg Daniel Shaffer
Teaching Assistant
shaff159 @ umn.edu
karlen.jpg Karlen Shahinyan
Astrophysics Grad Student
PAN 320 (office), 624-7043
shahin @ physics.umn.edu
Astronomy
AlanShapiro.jpg Alan Shapiro
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-31 (office), 624-5770
ashapiro @ physics.umn.edu
Christopher Sheehy
Research Specialist
625-1802
csheehy @ physics.umn.edu
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
QianyiShengWeb.jpg Qianyi Sheng
Teaching Assistant
sheng084 @ umn.edu
1.jpg Pamela Sherwood
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
TATEH 201-06 (office)
pvo @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology, Nuclear Physics
Jason Shevik
Physics Major
shevi004 @ umn.edu
DSC_0289.JPG Qianhui Shi
Physics Grad Student
PAN 234 (office)
PAN 42 (lab)
qshi @ physics.umn.edu
Magnetotransport in quantum Hall systems
Ya-Msk.jpg Mikhail Shifman
Professor (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-06 (office), 626-0723
shifman @ physics.umn.edu
Gauge field theories at strong coupling and supersymmetric field theories in various dimensions; supersymmetric solitons and solitons at the interface of high energy physics and condensed matter.
boris-alt.jpg Boris Shklovskii
Professor (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-10 (office), 625-0771
shklovsk @ physics.umn.edu
Theory of transport and electron-electron correlations in disordered systems, quantum Hall effect, hopping conduction, metal-nonmetal transition and transport in nano-crystal films.
Claire Sime
simex033 @ umn.edu
Andrea Simenstad
Developer
TATEH 285-05 (office)
andrea @ zooniverse.org
Astrophysics and Cosmology
DerekSincavageWeb.jpg Derek Sincavage
Teaching Assistant
sinca001 @ umn.edu
EVAN.COS.jpg Evan Skillman
Professor/Director (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-16 (office), 624-9523
skillman @ astro.umn.edu
Extragalactic Observational Astronomy; Specializing in: Chemical Evolution of Galaxies, Structure and Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies, H II Region Abundances, Star Formation, Big Bang Nucleosynthesis, Cluster Galaxies
Nicholas Skuza
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
skuza004 @ umn.edu
0050-2 (3).jpg Elizabeth Smith
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 420 (office), 612-301-9543
PAN 481 (lab)
esmith @ physics.umn.edu
Super-resolution microscopy, Single molecule fluorescence.
Joseph Sobek
Physics Grad Student
PAN 234 (office), 612-301-1155
PAN 20 (lab)
jsobek @ physics.umn.edu
The superconductor-insulator transition
Yan Song
Researcher 7
TATEH 285-009 (office), 612-624-4053
yan @ fields.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
Pamela Sooriyan
Physics Grad Student
soor0002 @ umn.edu
Ethan Spaid
Physics Major
spaid010 @ umn.edu
Matthew Sperle
Physics Major
sperl095 @ umn.edu
Richard Spieker
Student Academic Support
spiek022 @ umn.edu
RobertS.jpg Robert Sponsel
Research Assistant
spons009 @ umn.edu
Timothy St Claire
Physics Major
stcla036 @ umn.edu
Sarah Stangl
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support, Student Tech Support Services
stang277 @ umn.edu Astronomy
Edward Starr
Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
starr195 @ umn.edu
DSC_0012.jpg Gordon Stecklein
Physics Grad Student
PAN 225 (office), 612-624-8840
PAN 283 (lab), 612-626-9371
stec0050 @ umn.edu
RagnarStefansson.jpg Ragnar Stefansson
Teaching Assistant
PAN 420 (office)
PAN 481 (lab)
stefa134 @ umn.edu
Angela Stehr
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
TATEH 375-11 (office), 301-8303
stehr002 @ umn.edu
MetteMarie Stewart
Finance Professional
TATEH 130-06 (office), 626-6509
stewa107 @ umn.edu
PeterStoecklWeb.jpg Peter  Stoeckl
Teaching Assistant
stoec034 @ umn.edu
LisStolikValorWeb.jpg Lis Stolik Valor
Teaching Assistant
stoli005 @ umn.edu
2017-NOvA-collaboration-photo-strait.jpg Matthew Strait
Researcher
PAN 332 (office), 612-624-0511
Fermilab WH12 (lab), 630-840-4031
strait @ physics.umn.edu
Neutrino oscillations. Neutrinoless double beta decay. Supernovae.
Allan Straub
Physics Grad Student
WMSONH 130F (office), 612-624-4364
straub @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
IMG_4454.JPG Andrea Stronghart
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
PAN 321 (office), 612-624-7886
astrong @ umn.edu
Stuewer.jpg Roger H. Stuewer
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-31 (office), 624-5770
rstuewer @ physics.umn.edu
History of Science
Hunyoung Suh
Astrophysics Major
suhxx127 @ umn.edu
sullivanchad.png Chad Sullivan
LINDH 414 (office), 612-626-4723
sull0153 @ umn.edu
Colleen Sullivan
Physics Major
sull0422 @ umn.edu
IMG_0170_e.jpg Tanzid Sultan
Teaching Assistant
sulta055 @ umn.edu
Wenqian Sun
Physics Major
sunxx974 @ umn.edu
Jacob Tambornino
Physics Major
tambo034 @ umn.edu
Chiou Yang Tan
Physics Major
tanxx634 @ umn.edu
Xin Zhi Tan
Physics Major
tanxx636 @ umn.edu
Yang Tang.jpg Yang Tang
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 252 (office), 624-9015
PAN 264 (lab)
ytang @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Yau-Chien Tang
Emeritus Faculty
tang @ physics.umn.edu
Hamlet Tanyavong
Physics Major
tanya004 @ umn.edu
JacksonTearsWeb.jpg Jackson Tears
Research Assistant
TATEH 201-15 (office)
tears009 @ umn.edu
ScottThaller.jpg Scott Thaller
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 626-8361
thaller @ physics.umn.edu
Space Physics
Terry-web.jpg Terry Thibeault
Program/Project Specialist, Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics
TATEH 285-00 (office), 624-4811
tlfoley @ umn.edu
Astronomy
Thomas, David.jpeg David Thomas
Graduate Faculty (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics)
ddt @ umn.eduSpectroscopic probes of protein structural dynamics, with emphasis on muscle. New spectroscopic techniques: saturation transfer electron paramagnetic resonance, diffusion-enhanced luminescence energy transfer, synthetic methods in spectroscopic labeling.
Sheng Tian
PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 285-05 (office)
tian @ physics.umn.edu
James Tidd
Astrophysics Major
tiddx009 @ umn.edu
jt.jpg Juan Tigre Lazo
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-08 (office)
tigre001 @ umn.edu
Dmitrii Torbunov
Teaching Assistant
PAN 332 (office)
torbu001 @ umn.edu
TothGreatWall.jpg Derrick Toth
Research Collaborator
toth @ physics.umn.edu Particle Physics
KanTingTsaiWeb.jpg Kan-Ting Tsai
Teaching Assistant
tsai0082 @ umn.edu
Alex Turbiner
turbiner @ physics.umn.edu
tyler.jpg Evan Tyler
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst, PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 201-15 (office)
nucko006 @ umn.edu
Reconnection in the magnetotail, electron injection events, whistler waves. Physics and Astronomy education and outreach. The experiences of marginalized people in STEM, especially transgender people.
Jos Uffink
jbuffink @ umn.edu
CU.jpg Caner Unal
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst, PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 301-08 (office)
unal @ physics.umn.edu
Cosmology and particle physics
Benjamin Vaaler
Physics Major
vaale020 @ umn.edu
Nardin Vahidi Azar
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Student Academic Support
vahid005 @ umn.edu
IMG_0416web.jpg Arkady Vainshtein
Professor (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-17 (office), 626-0814
vainshte @ umn.edu
Theory of fundamental interactions: gauge theories, supersymmetry. Operator product expansion and its applications.
Alexis Valencia
Physics Major
valen301 @ umn.edu
DSC_0245crop.jpg Oriol T. Valls
Professor
TATEH 130-25 (office), 624-0516
otvalls @ umn.edu
Superconducting and Magnetic Proximity Effects in F/S nanostructures; Exotic forms of superconductivity; Charge and Spin Transport in F/S nanostructures; Superfluid Hydrodynamics; Dynamics of quantum Crystals.
Thais Victa Trevisan
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
TATEH 275-07 (office)
tvictatr @ umn.edu
Victora, Randall H.jpeg Randall H Victora
Graduate Faculty (Electrical Engineering)
KHKH 6-157 (office), 625-1825
victo004 @ umn.edu
The theoretical study of magnetism and magnetics, particularly for application to magnetic recording and other magnetic devices. This work includes micromagnetic simulation, calculation of electronic structure, and analytic theory.
physics_photo.jpg Juliana Vievering
Physics Grad Student
TATEH 201-15 (office)
TATEH 255 (lab)
vieverin @ physics.umn.edu
anv2.jpg Anthony Villano
Researcher
PAN 323 (office), 624-4806
villaa @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology, Particle Physics
Dominic Villanueva
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
villa213 @ umn.edu
VinalsWeb.jpg Jorge Vinals
Professor / Director of Graduate Studies
TATEH Room 130-17 (office), 624-9074
vinals @ umn.edu
Pattern formation outside of thermodynamic equilibrium. Nonlinear dynamics, bifurcation, and chaos. Defect motion in soft matter and in complex fluids such as block copolymers and nematic suspensions.
Ryan Vogt
Physics Major
vogtx187 @ umn.edu
William Voje
Helium Liquifier
PAN 68 (office), 625-8552
PAN 70 (lab), 626-7895
vojex001 @ umn.edu
Screenshot.png Andrew Vold
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
PAN 332 (office), 612-624-7861
voldx034 @ umn.edu
Experimental High Energy Physics
IMG_0487web.jpg Mikhail Voloshin
Professor (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-14 (office), 625-0798
voloshin @ physics.umn.edu
Properties of elementary particles. Gauge theories of strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions. Non-perturbative dynamics of quantum fields.
Taiyee Vue
Physics Major, Student Tech Support Services
vuexx436 @ umn.edu
JakeWaddington.jpg Cecil J. Waddington
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 242 (office), 624-2566
wadd @ physics.umn.edu
Cosmic Ray physics
Mohammad Abrar Wadud
Teaching Assistant
wadud @ physics.umn.edu
Andrea Walker
Physics Major
walk0798 @ umn.edu
Levi Walls
Senior Laboratory Technician
PAN 484 (office)
walls032 @ umn.edu
Neal Walsh
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major
walsh631 @ umn.edu
TomWalsh.jpg Thomas Walsh
Professor
TATEH 375-22 (office), 624-1371
tfw @ physics.umn.edu
Phenomenology of Quantum Chromodynamics and the Standard Model; Lattice Gauge Theory; Astroparticle Physics; Energy Sources in 2100
IMG_0305.JPG Dehua Wang
Physics Grad Student
dwang @ physics.umn.edu
HentengWangWeb.jpg Hanteng Wang
Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant
TATEH 201-05 (office)
wang6243 @ umn.edu
Wang, Jianping.jpeg Jianping Wang
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
KHKH 6-153 (office), 625-9509
jpwang @ umn.edu
My primary research interests include Nanomagnetism and Quantum Spintronics with a focus on searching, fundamentally understanding and fabricating novel magnetic materials and quantum spintronic devices. Some of research programs in my group are listed as
Kai Wang
Physics Major
wang5391 @ umn.edu
KeWangWeb.jpg Ke Wang
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
kewang @ umn.eduNovel quantum physics in gate-defined nanostructures on 2D Van der Waals materials
Yuting Wang
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
TATEH 201-05 (office)
ywang @ physics.umn.edu
Ziran Wang
Physics Grad Student
KHKH 6-124D (office)
zwang @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
Erik Wasleske
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major
wasle011 @ umn.edu
Watts,Justin1.jpg Justin Watts
Physics Grad Student
AMUNDH 40 (office), 612-625-1018
watts @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Sophie Wegner
Physics Major
wegne139 @ umn.edu
Daniel Weisz
Research Collaborator
626-1819
dweisz @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
ThomasWelleWeb.jpg Thomas Welle
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-1 (office)
welle203 @ umn.edu
Screen Shot 2015-09-09 at 10.43.12 PM.png Qi Wen
PhD Candidate Research Asst
PAN 314 (office)
wenxx181 @ umn.edu
Cosmology
wentzcovitch.jpg Renata Wentzcovitch
Graduate Faculty (Chem Eng & Mat Sci)
wentzcov @ cems.umn.eduTheory of materials at high pressures and temperatures, planetary materials, and spintronic materials
AaronWestWeb.jpg Aaron West
Teaching Assistant
west0927 @ umn.edu
Jarod White
Physics Major
whit1919 @ umn.edu
Wick-web.jpg Kurt Wick
Senior Scientist
TATEH S65 (office), 624-2831
wick @ umn.edu
Thomas Wieber
Camp Ops/Protect Prof
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
218-374-2400 x2008 (off-campus)
trwieber @ umn.edu
Lukas Wiedman
Astrophysics Major
wiedm010 @ umn.edu
000.jpg Harison Wiesman
Physics Grad Student
TATEH 301-08 (office)
TATEH 350 (lab)
wiesm010 @ umn.edu
Geophysics - Rock & Mineral Physics, Planetary Sciences
Screen shot 2012-06-27 at 6.41.44 PM.png Kyle Willett
Research Collaborator
PAN 355 (office), 612-626-0405
willett @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology
Marco Willi
Research Assistant
TATEH 301-15 (office)
will5448 @ umn.edu
Liliya Williams Web Profile Picture.jpg Liliya L.R. Williams
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-10 (office), 624-1084
llrw @ umn.edu
Cosmology; properties of dark matter halos; gravitational lensing
Zachary Williams
Physics Major
will5092 @ umn.edu
Willmert, Justin 2012.jpg Justin Willmert
Physics Grad Student
PAN 320 (office), 612-301-1467
PAN 382 (lab), 612-625-1802
willmert @ physics.umn.edu
algorithms, bicep3, cmb, computational physics, cosmology, keck array, polarization
Matthew Winter
Astrophysics Major
winte587 @ umn.edu
Taylor Witort
witor004 @ umn.edu
Denis Wittor
stuf317 @ hs.uni-hamburg.de
phys2015.png Charles E. Woodward
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics); Coordinator LBTO
TATEH 285-06 (office), 624-0254
TATEH 265/270 (lab), 626-2067
woodw024 @ umn.edu
Solar system comets; classical novae and CVs; evolved stellar populations, National/International Space and Research Policy
Paul Woodward
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics); Director, LCSE
WALIB 428 (office), 625-8049
paul @ lcse.umn.edu
Astronomy
Thomas Woosley
Physics Major
woosl005 @ umn.edu
Darryl Wright
Researcher
TATEH 301-15 (office)
wrightd @ umn.edu
Wu.jpg Chengjian Wu
Research Collaborator
wuxxx528 @ umn.edu
Yiming Wu
Teaching Assistant
wuxx1693 @ umn.edu
Wygantweb.jpg John Wygant
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
626-8921
wygan001 @ umn.edu
Experimental Space Plasma Physics: Shock waves; aurora; magnetic field reconnection; mechanisms for relativistic particle acceleration.
whoami.jpg Aaron Wynveen
Teaching Associate Professor
PAN 421 (office), 612-625-9072
wynveen @ umn.edu
Condensed matter, soft matter, and biophysical theory and computation.
Xiaohuan Xia
Physics Major
xiaxx298 @ umn.edu
my photo.jpg Ruiqi Xing
Physics Grad Student
TATEH 201-03 (office)
ruiqixing @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed matter theory, such as superconductivity, strongly correlated electrons.
BoXiong.jpg Bo Xiong
Teaching Assistant
xion1301 @ umn.edu
IMG_0102.PNG Zewei Xiong
Research Assistant
TATEH 301-01 (office)
xion1278 @ umn.edu
Neutrino oscillations and their effects, Nuclear astrophysics. Stellar evolution and nucleosynthesis.
profile.JPG Boyi Yang
Physics Grad Student
PAN 234 (office), 612-301-1155
yang @ physics.umn.edu
Ionic Liquid Doping of High Tc Cuprates
Jie Yang
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
624-1838
jyang @ physics.umn.edu
Education
YangYangWeb.jpg Yang Yang
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 201-09 (office)
yang5990 @ umn.edu
IMG_1240 (3).jpeg Zedong Yang
Teaching Assistant
PAN 217 (office)
PAN 353 (lab)
yang4302 @ umn.edu
ZiyanYangWeb.jpg Ziyan Yang
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-02 (office)
yang5991 @ umn.edu
profile.jpg Mengxing Ye
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst, PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 201-03 (office)
yexxx396 @ umn.edu
I am interested in condensed matter theory, particularly, strongly correlated systems and topological phases.
Hsiu-ChungYehWeb.jpg Hsiu-Chung Yeh
Teaching Assistant
yehxx129 @ umn.edu
XuheYing.jpg Xuzhe Ying
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst, PhD Candidate Research Asst
TATEH 201-05 (office)
yingx052 @ umn.edu
Condensed matter theory
Anthony Young
PhD Candidate Teaching Asst
FRASERH 301 (office), 626-1841
amyoung @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
Karl_Young(1).JPG Karl Young
Astrophysics Grad Student
PAN 314 (office), 626-9149
kyoung @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomical instrumentation, CMB observations, mm-wave optics, mm-wave detectors, anti-reflection coatings
yu,biqiong2.jpg Biqiong Yu
Research Assistant
PAN 252 (office)
yuxx0292 @ umn.edu
Yu, Guichuan.jpg Guichuan Yu
Researcher
PAN 246 (office), 624-9015
yu @ physics.umn.edu
X-ray and neutron scattering studies of the high-Tc superconductors. Crystal growth and characterization. Torque magnetometry.
Han Yu
Teaching Assistant
yu000068 @ umn.edu
Alexei Yung
TATEH 275-05 (office), 624-8335
ayung @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
Maxwell Yurs
Physics Major
yursx002 @ umn.edu
Calvin Zachman
Physics Major, Student Academic Support
zachm025 @ umn.edu
XiZhangWeb.jpg Xi Zhang
Teaching Assistant
TATEH 301-09 (office)
zhan5856 @ umn.edu
xiaowei zhang.jpg Xiaowei Zhang
Physics Grad Student
xz @ physics.umn.edu
Long Zhao
Physics Major
zhao0665 @ umn.edu
Xudong Zhao
Visiting Scholar/Researcher
624-9015
zhao @ physics.umn.edu
profile.jpeg Kyle Zilic
Research Collaborator
zilic @ physics.umn.eduAstrophysics, cosmology, CMB polarization
WilliamZimmerman.jpg William Zimmermann
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-4387
TATEH B30-02 (lab), 301-8546
zimme004 @ umn.edu
Experimental study of superfluidity in liquid 4He and 3He/4He mixtures.
Zirnstein.jpg Jan Zirnstein
Research Collaborator
PAN 332 (office), 624-0511
zirnstein @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
MichaelZudov.jpg Michael Zudov
Professor
PAN 224 (office), 626-0364
PAN 42 (lab), 624-2076
zudov @ physics.umn.edu
Quantum transport in quantum Hall systems