Graduate Students

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Akinyemi, Olayinka

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

Alex, Nimmy

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

Alford, Wynter

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
Atma Anand

Anand, Atma

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

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

Arnold, Brennan

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

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

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Bachmann, Tristan

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

Banerjee, Soham

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
Zachariah Barfield

Barfield, Zachariah

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

Beaulieu, Michelle

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

Bhatt, Binod

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

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

Billings, Virginia

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
David Bishel

Bishel, David

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

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

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Chakraborty, Abhishek

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

Champion, Elizabeth

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

Chandrasekharan, Gaayatri

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

Chng, Benjamin

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

Choi, Gwyneth

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Converse, Marcus

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

Cook, Walter

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Czupryniak, Robert

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

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D'Souza, Justin

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

Danly, Christopher

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

Dhami, Lokendra Singh

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Dong, Xue

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

Duan, Jiheng

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
Joseph Dulemba

Dulemba, Joseph

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

Durkee, Dylan

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

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Elias, Joel

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

Ellaboudy, Ammar

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

Elliott, Amanda

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

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

Evans, Matthew

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

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Fiusa, Guilherme

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

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Gomez Ramirez, Sara

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Goshadze, Rati

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Valentin Karasev
  • Research Group: Theoretical Plasma/Laser Physics
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Griswold, Spencer

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

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Haber, Elisha

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

Hamilton, Danielle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Hannan, Nafiz

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

Hare, Honor

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

Hegde, Abhay Seetaram

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2022
  • Advisor: Gabriel Landi
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Herrera Flor, Alan Yuseth

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

Hinz, Joshua

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

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Howell, Ryan

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

Hraki, Jenna

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Hu, Le

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

Huang, Irwin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

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Jenick, Jessica

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

Jung, KiYoung

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

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Kaldawi, Thomas

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

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

Karmakar, Tathagata

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

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Sean Kelty

Kelty, Sean

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

Kim, Hakhyeon

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Kish, Ayden

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

Kotorashvili, Ketevan

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

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Labelle, Isabelle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Lachat, Mitchell

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

Lin, Zihao

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Luniewski, Stephen

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

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Mack, Lavonne

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Markland, Hunter

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

Markowski, Jake

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Markwick, Robert

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

McCarthy, Morgan Elise

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

McMillen, Kyle

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

McMullan, Mary

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

Medahinne Gedara, Chandema Mihirangi Kumari

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

Mei, Yuhan

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

Mohamed, Ahmed

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Mohapatra, Ananya

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

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Nguyen, Quang

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

Nguyen, Long Duc

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

Nichols, Katarina

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

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Ollis, Trevor

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

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Pantell, Hadley

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

Paramanick, Shubhonkar

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

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Parker, Rayleigh

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

Parmar, Nukulsinh

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

Poudyal, Bibandhan

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

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Qie, Yufan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Frank Wolfs
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics

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Rahman, Reshad

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

Ravi, Nitya

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

Reilly, Nicholas

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

Rincon, Hernan

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

Ringhand, Kristin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Dan Watson
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
Adam Rubinstein

Rubinstein, Adam

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

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Sam, Akza

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Schunke, Austin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Schwartz, Andrew

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

Signor, Matthew

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

Simpson, Tanner

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

Singh, Alok

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

Smedley, Jack

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

Smith, Ethan

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

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

Stromswold, Rachel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Nicholas Bigelow
Mehreen Sultana

Sultana, Mehreen

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

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Tan, Chin Lung (Keane)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
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Tariq, Maida

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

Taus, Rhys

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

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Thapa Magar, Suraj

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter
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Tirumala, Sarat Chandra Kant

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

Tiwari, Shivanshi

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023

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Utaegbulam, Hilary

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2023
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Uzun, Yavuz

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

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Verostek Jr., Michael

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

Vizarreta, Renzo

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

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

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Wadhurawa Mudiyanselage, Hiranya Pasan Vindana

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

Walelign, Habitamu

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

Wang, Zihao

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science
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Watson, Carla (Clay)

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

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

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Wolfs, Jean

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

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Xie, Songbo

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

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Xu, Yang

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

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Yanik, Kagan

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

Ye, Feiyang

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

Yeltokov, Alikhan

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

Young, James

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

Younis, Daniel H.

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

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

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Zou, Yangyuxin (Amy)

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