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Name DescContact InfoAreas of Interest
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
WilliamZimmerman.jpg William Zimmermann
Emeritus Faculty
SHEPLAB 149 (office), 624-4387
PAN 376 (lab), 624-0262
zimme004 @ umn.edu
Experimental study of superfluidity in liquid 4He and 3He/4He mixtures.
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.
whoami.jpg Aaron Wynveen
Teaching Associate Professor
SHEPLAB 397 (office), 612-625-9072
wynveen @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed matter, soft matter, and biophysical theory and computation.
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.
Darryl Wright
Researcher
wrightd @ umn.edu
phys2015.png Charles E. Woodward
Professor (Minnesota Insitute for Astrophysics); Coordinator LBTO
SHEPLAB 327 (office), 624-0254/626-2067
SHEPLAB 554 (lab)
woodw024 @ umn.edu
Solar system comets; classical novae and CVs; evolved stellar populations, National/International Space and Research Policy
Paul Woodward
Professor (Minnesota Insitute for Astrophysics); Director, LCSE
WALIB 428 (office), 625-8049
paul @ lcse.umn.edu
Astronomy
Liliya Williams Web Profile Picture.jpg Liliya L.R. Williams
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
FRASERH 333 (office), 624-1084
llrw @ astro.umn.edu
Cosmology; distribution of dark matter; properties of dark matter halos; gravitational lensing; formation of structure
Thomas Wieber
Camp Ops/Protect Prof
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
218-374-2400 x2008 (off-campus)
trwieber @ umn.edu
Wick-web.jpg Kurt Wick
Senior Scientist
PAN 370 (office), 624-2831
wick @ umn.edu
TomWalsh.jpg Thomas Walsh
Professor
MCNAMARAC 146-2 (office), 624-1371
tfw @ physics.umn.edu
Phenomenology of Quantum Chromodynamics and the Standard Model; Lattice Gauge Theory; Astroparticle Physics; Energy Sources in 2100
JakeWaddington.jpg Cecil J. Waddington
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
SHEPLAB 149 (office), 624-2566
wadd @ physics.umn.edu
Cosmic Ray physics
IMG_0487web.jpg Mikhail Voloshin
(Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
WBOB 130-6 (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.
William Voje
Helium Liquifier
PAN 68 (office), 625-8552
PAN 70 (lab), 626-7895
vojex001 @ umn.edu
VinalsWeb.jpg Jorge Vinals
Professor
MCNAMARAC Suite 160 (room 148-3) (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.
anv2.jpg Anthony Villano
Researcher
PAN 323 (office), 624-4806
villaa @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology, Particle Physics
DSC_0245crop.jpg Oriol T. Valls
Professor
MCNAMARAC 148-2 (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.
IMG_0416web.jpg Arkady Vainshtein
(Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
WBOB 130-7 (office), 626-0814
vainshte @ umn.edu
Theory of fundamental interactions: gauge theories, supersymmetry. Operator product expansion and its applications.
Terry-web.jpg Terry Thibeault
Program/Project Specialist, Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics
FRASERH 345 (office), 624-4811
tt @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
ScottThaller.jpg Scott Thaller
Researcher
SHEPLAB 145 (office), 624-6804
thaller @ physics.umn.edu
Space Physics
Yau-Chien Tang
Emeritus Faculty
tang @ physics.umn.edu
sullivanchad.png Chad Sullivan
LINDH 414 (office), 612-626-4723
sull0153 @ umn.edu
Stuewer.jpg Roger H. Stuewer
Emeritus Faculty
MCNAMARAC 150 (office), 624-5770
rstuewer @ physics.umn.edu
History of Science
Andrea_headshot.jpg Andrea Stronghart
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
PAN 321 (office), 612-624-7886
astrong @ umn.edu
photo 1.png 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.
MetteMarie Stewart
Finance Professional
PAN 250 (office), 626-6509
mette @ physics.umn.edu
Angela Stehr
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
MCNAMARAC 160 (office), 301-8303
stehr002 @ umn.edu
Yan Song
Researcher 7
AMUNDH 380 (office), 624-4053
yan @ fields.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
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.
Emily Smith
Researcher
WMSONH 130B (office)
es @ physics.umn.edu
Education
EVAN.COS.jpg Evan Skillman
Professor/Director (Minnesota Insitute for Astrophysics)
FRASERH 335 (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
Andrea Simenstad
Developer
andrea @ zooniverse.org Astrophysics and Cosmology
boris-alt.jpg Boris Shklovskii
(Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
PAN 222 (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.
Ya-Msk.jpg Mikhail Shifman
(Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
WBOB 130-8 (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.
AlanShapiro.jpg Alan Shapiro
Emeritus Faculty
MCNAMARAC 160 (office), 624-5770
ashapiro @ physics.umn.edu
robert_schwarz.jpg Robert Schwarz
Researcher
rschwarz @ physics.umn.edu Astrophysics and Cosmology
MyPic.jpg Michael Schuett
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.
Photo on 2011-02-23 at 13.44.jpg M. Claudia Scarlata
Assistant Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 612 (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
Scott Sawyer
MaintenceOperations Mechanic
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
sasawyer @ umn.edu
David Saranen
Digital Equipment Service Spec
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
saranen @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
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.
Cameron-Rulten-Web.jpg Cameron Rulten
Researcher
PAN 351 (office)
rulten @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology
LarryRudnick.jpg Lawrence Rudnick
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
FRASERH 352 (office), 624-3396
larry @ astro.umn.edu
Interactions of astrophysical relativistic plasmas in supernova remnants and clusters of galaxies with thermal plasmas from 10^4 to 10^7K. Studied through radio, X-ray and optical observations.
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.
serge-rudaz.jpg Serge Rudaz
Professor
MCNAMARAC 148-1 (office), 624-5022
rudaz @ physics.umn.edu
Unified theories of elementary particle interactions and their phenomenology, applications to cosmology and astroparticle physics;
Nicole Ruckstuhl
Researcher
ruckstah @ physics.umn.edu
MyPhoto1.jpg Ioannis Rousochatzakis
Researcher
PAN 225 (office)
rousocha @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
reich.png Konstantin Reich
Researcher
PAN 225 (office)
reich @ physics.umn.edu
Transport and optical properties of arrays of nanocrystals, SrTiO3, electronic and phononic physics of low dimensional structures
yong-zhong qian.jpg Yong-Zhong Qian
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
MCNAMARAC 144-1 (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
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
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
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.
ron1.jpg Ronald Poling
Professor, Head of School of Physics and Astronomy
PAN 421 (office), 624-7870
poling @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Christopher Plumberg
Post-Doctoral Associate
MCNAMARAC Ste 160 - Rm 142 (office)
cplumber @ umn.edu
John Phillips
Researcher
phillij @ umn.edu
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.
natalia.jpg Natalia Perkins
Associate Professor
MCNAMARAC 147-3 (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.
Pepin Robert Pepin
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
SHEPLAB 421 (office), 624-0819
SHEPLAB 214 (lab), 624-6001
pepin001 @ umn.edu
Peloso Marco Peloso
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
WBOB 130/9 (office), 624-6525
peloso @ physics.umn.edu
Astroparticle physics, Inflation, Cosmology of extra-dimensions, Physics beyond the Standard Model
Lauren Pearce
Researcher
WBOB 130-1 (office)
lpearce @ umn.edu
Pawloskiweb.jpg Gregory Pawloski
Assistant Professor
PAN 344 (office), 624-7592
pawloski @ physics.umn.edu
Neutrino oscillation, Matter-antimatter asymmetries, Physics beyond the standard model
IMG_20161116_160420.jpg Subramania Athiray Panchapakesan
Post-Doctoral Associate
SHEPLAB 146 (lab)
spanchap @ umn.edu
Solar and Planetary studies in high energies, X-ray instrumentation
GinnyOlson.jpg Virginia (Ginny) Olson
Assistant to the Head for Finance
PAN 250 (office), 624-5786
ginny @ physics.umn.edu
OliveWeb.jpg Keith Olive
Professor (Director, Fine Theoretical Physics Institute and Member, Minnesota Insitute for Astrophys
WBOB 130-10 (office), 624-7354
olive @ umn.edu
Cosmology/Particle Physics
Shervin Nourbakhsh
Researcher
CERN (office)
snourbak @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Noireaux photo.jpg Vincent Noireaux
Associate 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.
Maria Navarro Gastiasoro
Researcher
PAN 232 (office)
mnavarro @ umn.edu
Amy Nastrom Nordlander
Executive Accounts Specialist
PAN 250 (office), 626-8104
nast0002 @ umn.edu
trombinoscope_musset.jpg Sophie Musset
Post-Doctoral Associate
SHEPLAB 146 (office), 612-624-7375
smusset @ umn.edu
MegMurray.jpg Meghan Murray
Coordinator (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
WBOB 130-11 (office), 624-8367
murray @ physics.umn.edu
julie1.jpg Julie Murphy
Assistant to the Head for Human Resources
PAN 250A (office), 625-6928
jjmurphy @ umn.edu
Human resources and communications.
396.PNG Hajime Muramatsu
Researcher
PAN 424 (office), 624-7861
OMWL 450 (lab)
muramatsu @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
Jochen Mueller
Professor
PAN 418 (office), 625-4369
PAN 487 (lab)
mueller @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental biophysics, two-photon excitation microscopy, fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy
Steve Monson-1 9-12-14.jpg Steven J. Monson
Researcher 5
SHEPLAB 592A (office), 624-5591
SHEPLAB 592 (lab)
monson @ waves.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
Aaron Mislivec
Researcher
misli002 @ umn.edu
FullSizeRender (4).jpg William Miller
Pln/Eng/Sft Mgr 1 No Entry
NOvA Far Detector Lab (off-campus), 218-374-2400
whmiller @ umn.edu
Jerry Meier
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
meier @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Konrad Mauersberger
Emeritus Faculty
mauersberger @ comcast.net
Andrew Matas
Researcher
PAN 323 (office)
aamatas @ gmail.com
marvin3web.jpg Marvin Marshak
Professor/Director of Undergrad Research at U of MN
PAN 330 (office), 624-1312
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.
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.
Dane Mandy
Student Admin/Support Services
WBOB 130 (office)
mandy015 @ umn.edu
VuknewWeb.jpg Vuk Mandic
Associate Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 328 (office), 624-6844
mandic @ physics.umn.edu
Gravitational Wave Physics, Observational Cosmology, Early Universe Physics
Lysaknew.jpg Robert Lysak
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
AMUNDH 383 (office), 625-1323
lysak @ physics.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
YangmuLi.jpg Yangmu Li
Research Specialist
PAN 252 (office), 625-8309
PAN 270 (lab)
yl @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Curtis Lerol
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Underground Lab (off-campus), 218-753-6611
lerol001 @ umn.edu
YKheadweb.jpg Yuichi Kubota
PAN 428 (office), 624-9582
PAN 470 (lab), 301-2339
yk @ physics.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.
Jennifer-Kroschel.jpg Jennifer Kroschel
Assistant To Student Programs
WMSONH 145B (office), 624-1625
jkrosche @ umn.edu
Michael Knox
WALIB 428 (office), 626-9224
mikeknox @ lcse.umn.edu
Astronomy
WIN_20170209_18_40_00_Pro (2).jpg Avraham Klein
Researcher
PAN 225 (office)
ayklein @ umn.edu
Dynamics of strongly correlated systems, classical and quantum hydrodynamics, quantum statistics in disordered systems
PaulKellogg.jpg Paul Kellogg
Professor
SHEPLAB 135 (office), 624-1668
pauljkellogg @ gmail.com
kapusta10.jpg Joseph Kapusta
Professor/Director of Graduate Studies
MCNAMARAC Suite 160 Rm. 147-1 (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.
Jian Kang.jpg Jian Kang
Researcher
PAN 232 (office)
kang @ physics.umn.edu
strongly correlated electron system, including high Tc superconductivity, magnetism, and etc.
Kamenev Alex Kamenev
(Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
PAN 228 (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
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
picture_of_me_2.jpg Terry J. Jones
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics), Dir. Graduate Studies
FRASERH 353 (office), 624-8009 626-2067
SHEPLAB 554 (lab)
tjj @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomical polarimetry, Infrared astronomy, Comets and Interstellar Magnetic Fields.
Jones Thomas W. Jones
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
MCNAMARAC 144 (office), 624-1699
twj @ astro.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
Walter Johnson
Emeritus Faculty
cork @ umn.eduMeasurement of Atomic Masses
MichelJannsen.jpg Michel Janssen
MCNAMARAC 143 (office), 624-5880
janss011 @ umn.edu
History of physics, especially the relativity and quantum revolutions in the early twentieth century.
IntoyWeb.jpg Ben Frederick Intoy
Post-Doctoral Associate
SHEPLAB 191 (office)
bmintoy @ umn.edu
Non-equlibrium physics, Complex systems, evolutionary game theory.
Humphreys Roberta Humphreys
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
MCNAMARAC Suite 160, Room 146-1 (office), 624-6530
roberta @ umn.edu
Luminous stars, stellar evolution, optical spectroscopy, galactic structure
CClabweb.jpg Cheng-Cher Huang
Professor
PAN 230 (office), 624-0861
huang001 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
RussCynthiaIMG_0032Crop1.jpeg Russell Hobbie
Emeritus Faculty
hobbie @ umn.eduMy interest is in biological and medical physics.
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.
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.
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
halley.jpg J. Woods Halley
Professor
SHEPLAB 181 (office), 624-0395
SHEPLAB 496 (lab)
woods @ woods1.spa.umn.edu
Condensed matter and chemical physics theory, simulation and experiment with an emphasis on interfaces and models of prebiotic evolution.
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.
Goldman Allen Goldman
Regents Professor
PAN 226 (office), 624-6062
PAN 20, 30 (lab)
goldman @ physics.umn.edu
Properties of superconductors and selected magnetic materials in the configuration of thin films.
Keith Goetz
Research Director
SHEPLAB 598 (office), 624-3520
goetz @ umn.edu
Space Physics
Saksham Goel
Student Adminstrative Assistant
PAN 250 (office)
goelx029 @ umn.edu
GlesenerProfileWeb.jpg Lindsay Glesener
Assistant Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
SHEPLAB 193 (office), 612-624-8392
SHEPLAB 404 (lab)
glesener @ umn.edu
Solar and space physics, high-energy astrophysics, astronomical instrumentation development
BGmug.jpg Bill Gilbert
Electromechanical Systems Spec
PAN 423 (office), 624-4870
wgilbert @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
gherghetta.jpg Tony Gherghetta
Professor
WBOB 130-9 (office), 301-9198
tgher @ umn.edu
Physics beyond the Standard Model; LHC phenomenology; Supersymmetry; Extra dimensions; AdS/CFT and holography.
imageGehrz.jpg Robert Gehrz
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
SHEPLAB 533 (office), 624-7806
SHEPLAB 544 (lab), 626-2067
gehrz @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
David Garenne
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 484 (office), 612 626 8085
david.garenne @ hotmail.fr
DSE-14018.jpg Eric Ganz
Associate Professor
PAN 319 (office), 624-2386
ganzx001 @ umn.edu
Calculations of the properties of novel Materials
IMG_2142.jpg Marianna Gabrielyan
Researcher
PAN 350 (office)
mgabriel @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental Particle Physics, Neutrino Physics
mf_portrait.jpg Matthew Fritts
Researcher
PAN 323 (office), 624-4806
PAN 43 (lab), 624-6046
fritts @ physics.umn.edu
astroparticle physics, cosmology, cryogenics
ShelleyFrankel.jpg Shelley Frankel
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
PAN 212 (office), 612-301-1816
shelley @ physics.umn.edu
Erich Frahm
Senior Engineer
PAN 423 (office), 612-301-2339
frahm @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
lucy fortson.jpg Lucy Fortson
Associate Professor and SPA Associate Head (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 354 (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.
picture_fernandes_2013.jpg Rafael Fernandes
Assistant Professor
PAN 242 (office), 612-625-9283
rfernand @ umn.edu
Strongly correlated electron systems. Unconventional superconductivity. Competing phases and emergent order. Disorder effects in quantum phase transitions.
Alexander Engel
Researcher
engel692 @ umn.eduSpace plasma simulations and data visualization coding
DombeckWeb.jpg John Dombeck
Researcher
SHEPLAB 148 (office), 626-8361
johnd @ fields.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
Hugh Dickinson
Researcher
hdickins @ umn.edu
Dickey 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.
Derksnew.jpg George Derks
Laboratory Machine Specialist
624-7048
derks001 @ umn.edu
davidson.jpg Kris Davidson
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
624-5711
kd @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
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
prisca_greece3_cut.jpg Priscilla Cushman
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 327 (office), 626-8917
prisca @ physics.umn.edu
Dark matter searches, novel particle detectors, collaborative work in integrative tools for Underground Science, low background techniques
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.
Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 1.41.26 PM.png Dan Cronin-Hennessy
Professor
PAN 346 (office), 624-9079
PAN 450 (lab)
hennessy @ physics.umn.edu
CP Violation, Quark Mixing, Neutrino Oscillation, Flavor Violation
HansCourant.jpg Hans Courant
Emeritus Faculty
MCNAMARAC 150 (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.
Lee Copeland
Student Admin/Support Services
PAN 250 (office)
copel123 @ physics.umn.edu
colpitts head.jpg Chris Colpitts
Researcher
SHEPLAB 148 (office), 626-8361
chris @ physics.umn.edu
Space plasma physics, wave-particle interactions
Kristina Cibuzar
Student Services Prof
WMSONH 145 (office), 612-624-7375
cibuzar @ physics.umn.edu
AndreyChubukov.jpg Andrey Chubukov
(Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
PAN 216 (office), 612-626-0726
achubuko @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Morten Christensen
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 232 (office)
mchrist @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Yan Chen
Researcher
626-8684
chen @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
Rajdeep Chatterjee
Researcher
PAN 423 (office)
rchatter @ umn.edu
Jeffrey Chaffin
Physics Major, Research Professional
chaf0026 @ umn.edu
Cattell_picture.jpg Cynthia Cattell
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
AMUNDH 385 (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.
Alicia Canfield
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
WBOB 130-4 (office), 612-625-6055
canf0019 @ umn.edu
IMG_5494.JPG Charles E. Campbell
Professor
PAN 419 (office), 624-4141
campbell @ umn.edu
The many-body theory and statistical mechanics of quantum spin systems and of strongly correlated quantum fluids.
Charles Cadeau
Senior Electronics Technician
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
218-374-2400 ext.2004 (lab)
crcadeau @ umn.edu
BurnellHeadshotSmall.jpg Fiona Burnell
Assistant Professor
PAN 315 (office), 624-0319
fburnell @ umn.edu
Exotic phases of matter-- phases not described by the conventional Landau classification based on broken symmetries.
BroadhurstLarge.jpg John Broadhurst
Emeritus Faculty, Professor
MCNAMARAC 150 (office), 624-2502
SHEPLAB 75 (lab)
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..
DSC_9146.jpg Aaron Breneman
Researcher
SHEPLAB 145 (office), 625-4518
awbrenem @ gmail.com
Space Physics
DSC_6908.jpg Jesse Bren
End User Support
PAN 370 (office), 624-5040
PAN 383 (lab)
bren0288 @ umn.edu
Kevin Booth
Research Professional
PAN 370 (office), 612-624-2831
booth135 @ umn.edu
victor3web.jpg Victor Boantza
Assistant Professor (History of Science & Technology)
MCNAMARAC 147-2 (office)
boantza @ physics.umn.edu
History of Science
FullSizeRender.jpg Nicholas Bjorgo
Electronics Technician
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
ndborgo @ umn.edu
imagedb.html.jpeg Jianming Bian
Adjunct Professor
PAN 424 (office), 624-7861
bianjm @ physics.umn.edu
Alberto Benvenuti
Adjunct Professor
benvenut09 @ gmail.com
BenBayman.jpg Benjamin Bayman
Emeritus Faculty, Professor
MCNAMARAC 160/150 (office), 624-0309
bayman @ physics.umn.edu
Theoretical nuclear physics; nuclear structure; direct nuclear reactions; relativistic Coulomb excitation
headshot.jpg Annie Bartels
Admin Associate 2 Supervisor
FRASERH 354 (office), 624-7053
barte113 @ umn.edu
Francois Aubin
PAN 313 (office)
faubin @ umn.edu
Cosmology
staff photo.jpg Brian Andersson
Education Program Spec
WILLEYH 115 (office), 624-6584
banders @ physics.umn.edu
Eileen Amos
Executive Accounts Specialist
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-8990
amosx003 @ umn.edu
PanelPrototype-small.jpg Daniel Jessen Ambrose
Researcher
PAN 424 (office), 6126247861
PAN 450 (lab)
ambr0028 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
JennyAllanweb.jpg Jenny Allan
Communications Specialist
PAN 250 (office), 624-2852
curti016 @ umn.edu
photo.jpg Sean Albiston
Education Program Spec
WMSONH 101 (office), 625-3598
sean @ physics.umn.edu