People

Current and former group members followed by photos

Current:

  • Prof. Sohrab Ismail-Beigi
  • Dr. Minjung Kim, NSF SI2-SSI Postdoctoral Associate
  • Dr. Subhasish Mandal, NSF SI2-SSI Postdoctoral Associate
  • Stephen Eltinge, Physics graduate student
  • Xin Liang, Applied Physics graduate student

Former:

  • Postdoctoral fellows:
    • Dr. Andrei Malashevich, NSF MRSEC (CRISP) Postdoctoral Associate 2012-2015 — continued to Sendyne Corp (startup) in New York
    • Dr. Jie Jiang, NSF-SOLAR (Nanosolar team) Postdoctoral Associate 2010-2013 — continued to NRC-funded postdoctoral position at Wright-Patterson Airforce Base (AFRL) under the direction of Dr. Ruth Pachter
    • Dr. Alexie Kolpak, CRISP postdoctoral Associate 2007-2010 — continued to MIT in the Grossman group and then advanced to Assistant Professor at MIT’s Mechanical Engineering department (summer 2012)
  • Graduate students:
    • Dr. Alexandru Georgescu, Physics graduate student 2012-2017, continued to a postdoc at the Simons Foundation, Center for Computational Quantum Physics (Flatiron Institute).
    • Dr. Mehmet Dogan, Physics graduate student 2012-2017, will continue as postdoc with Prof. Marvin Cohen at U. C. Berkeley Physics.
    • Dr. Arvin Kakekhani, Physics graduate student 2011-2016, continued to a postdoc at Stanford Univeristy with Prof. Jens Norskov
    • Dr. Hanghui Chen, Physics graduate student 2007-2012, continued to a postdoc at Columbia with Profs. Marianetti and Millis and advanced to Assistant Professor at NYU Shanghai (fall 2016)
    • Dr. Kevin Garrity, Physics graduate student 2006-2011, continued to a postdoc at Rutgers with Profs. Rabe and Vanderbilt. Presently at NIST.
    • Dr. Hui Tang: Applied Physics graduate student 2006-2011, continued to Goldman Sachs in the Corporate Treasury Modelling team.
  • Undergraduate students:
    • Dylan Young, Physics undergraduate student at Yale, summer and fall research projects (2016)
    • Michael Onyszczak: (summer 2015) CRISP REU student from Iowa State University — currently completing undergrad studies
    • Alexis Morris: (summer 2013) CRISP REU student from Truman State University — currently applying for graduate studies in Chemistry
    • Ismail El Baggari: (summer 2011-summer 2012) Applied Physics undergraduate researcher — continued to graduate school in Physics at Cornell University
    • Sheide Chammas: (summer 2010-spring 2011) Applied Physics undergraduate researcher — continued to graduate school in Yale’s Computer Science Department
    • Diana Qiu: (fall 2010) Physics undergraduate senior project — continued to graduate school in Physics at Berkeley
    • Torrey Levin-Russell: (fall 2009-spring 2010) undergraduate researcher (SCSU) — continued to graduate school at Boston College Physics
    • Stephen Fedele: (fall 2006-spring 2007) undergraduate Applied Physics senior project — continued to Google
    • Madeleine Udell: (summer 2006) undergraduate researcher (Perspectives in science) — continued to graduate school in Computational Mathematical Engineering at Stanford
    • Yejin Huh: (summer 2005-spring 2006) Physics undergraduate senior project — continued to graduate school in Physics at Harvard
    • Eli Luberoff: (summer 2005) undergraduate researcher (Perspectives in science) — went to found and be president of Tutor Trove, LLC
    • Caitlin Lonegan: (fall 2004-spring 2005) undergraduate Applied Physics senior project — proceeded to a career in painting, a M.F.A. from UCLA in 2010, and Artist-in-Residence at the University of Nevada 2012.
  • High school teachers and collaborators:
    • RET summer 2016: Charmel Monet Moore, New Haven Math teacher (Ross Woodward school)
    • Kenneth Spinka, New Haven High School Teacher of physics, math, and AP computer science

Some photos of the group members