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Name AscContact InfoAreas of Interest
photo.jpg Sean Albiston
Education Program Spec
TATEH B57 (office), 625-3598
albis001 @ umn.edu
JennyAllanweb.jpg Jenny Allan
Communications Specialist
TATEH 130-33 (office), 624-2852
jallan @ umn.edu
PanelPrototype-small.jpg Daniel Jessen Ambrose
Researcher
PAN 350 (office), 6126247861
PAN 424, 450 (lab)
ambr0028 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
staff photo.jpg Brian Andersson
Education Program Spec
TATEH S67 (office), 624-6584
TATEH S24 (lab), 624-6584
ander213 @ umn.edu
Francois Aubin
PAN 313 (office)
faubin @ umn.edu
Cosmology
headshot.jpg Annie Bartels
Admin Associate 2 Supervisor
TATEH 285-22 (office), 624-7053
barte113 @ 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
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.
imagedb.html.jpeg Jianming Bian
Adjunct Professor
PAN 424 (office), 624-7861
bianjm @ physics.umn.edu
victor3web.jpg Victor Boantza
Assistant Professor (History of Science & Technology)
TATEH 130-29 (office)
boantza @ physics.umn.edu
History of Science
Kevin Booth
Research Professional
TATEH S65 (office), 612-624-2831
booth135 @ umn.edu
DSC_6908.jpg Jesse Bren
PAN 347 (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
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..
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.
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
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.
Rajdeep Chatterjee
Researcher
PAN 423 (office)
rchatter @ umn.edu
Yan Chen
Researcher
626-8684
chen @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
Morten Christensen
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-22 (office)
mchrist @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
AndreyChubukov.jpg Andrey Chubukov
Professor (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-19 (office), 612-626-0726
achubuko @ umn.edu
Condensed matter theorist working in the area of unconventional behavior or electrons: superconductivity, strongly- correlated electron systems and quantum magnetism
Kristina Cibuzar
Student Services Prof
TATEH 130-03 (office), 612-626-5982
cibuz009 @ umn.edu
colpitts head.jpg Chris Colpitts
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 626-8361
chris @ physics.umn.edu
Space plasma physics, wave-particle interactions
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.
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.
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
davidson.jpg Kris Davidson
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-07 (office), 624-5711
kd @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
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
DombeckWeb.jpg John Dombeck
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 626-8361
dombe005 @ umn.edu
Space Physics
photo_small.png Alexander Engel
Researcher
TATEH 285-05 (office)
engel692 @ umn.edu
Space Physics
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.
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.
Erich Frahm
Senior Engineer
PAN 423 (office), 612-301-2339
frahm @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
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
DSE-14018.jpg Eric Ganz
Associate Professor
PAN 319 (office), 624-2386
ganzx001 @ umn.edu
Calculations of the properties of novel Materials
David Garenne
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 484 (office), 612 626 8085
david.garenne @ hotmail.fr
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
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.
BGmug.jpg Bill Gilbert
Electromechanical Systems Spec
PAN 423 (office), 624-4870
wgilbert @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
RussCynthiaIMG_0032Crop1.jpeg Russell Hobbie
Emeritus Faculty
hobbie @ umn.eduMy interest is in biological and medical physics.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Curtis Lerol
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Underground Lab (off-campus), 218-753-6611
lerol001 @ umn.edu
Chien-Hung Lin
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-22 (office)
lin00106 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
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
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.
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.
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
Evan Meeker
Physics Major, Astrophysics Major, Researcher
meeke019 @ umn.edu
Jerry Meier
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
meier @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
050DSCF4025.jpg Kelly Michel
Student Services Prof
TATEH 130 (office), 612-624-7375
kmichel @ 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
Aaron Mislivec
Researcher
PAN 332 (office)
misli002 @ 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
MuellerNewWeb.jpg Jochen Mueller
Professor
PAN 418 (office), 625-4369
PAN 487 (lab)
jochen @ umn.edu
Experimental biophysics, two-photon excitation microscopy, fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy
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
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
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.
Shervin Nourbakhsh
Researcher
CERN (office)
snourbak @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
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
GinnyOlson.jpg Virginia (Ginny) Olson
Assistant to the Head for Finance
TATEH 130-09 (office), 624-5786
ginny @ physics.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
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
Pepin Robert Pepin
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
SHEPLAB 421 (office), 624-0819
SHEPLAB 214 (lab), 624-6001
pepin001 @ 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.
PhotoFB.JPG Earl Peterson
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.
John Phillips
Researcher
TATEH 275-04 (office)
phillij @ 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
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
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.
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
MyPhoto1.jpg Ioannis Rousochatzakis
Researcher
TATEH 130-20 (office)
rousocha @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
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.
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.
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
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.
robert_schwarz.jpg Robert Schwarz
Researcher
rschwarz @ physics.umn.edu Astrophysics and Cosmology
AlanShapiro.jpg Alan Shapiro
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-31 (office), 624-5770
ashapiro @ physics.umn.edu
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.
Andrea Simenstad
Developer
TATEH 285-05 (office)
andrea @ zooniverse.org
Astrophysics and Cosmology
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
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.
Yan Song
Researcher 7
TATEH 285-009 (office), 612-624-4053
yan @ fields.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
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
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.
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
sullivanchad.png Chad Sullivan
LINDH 414 (office), 612-626-4723
sull0153 @ umn.edu
Yau-Chien Tang
Emeritus Faculty
tang @ physics.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
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.
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.
anv2.jpg Anthony Villano
Researcher
PAN 323 (office), 624-4806
villaa @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology, Particle Physics
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.
William Voje
Helium Liquifier
PAN 68 (office), 625-8552
PAN 70 (lab), 626-7895
vojex001 @ umn.edu
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.
JakeWaddington.jpg Cecil J. Waddington
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 242 (office), 624-2566
wadd @ physics.umn.edu
Cosmic Ray physics
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
KeWangWeb.jpg Ke Wang
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
kewang @ umn.eduNovel quantum physics in gate-defined nanostructures on 2D Van der Waals materials
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
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
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
Darryl Wright
Researcher
TATEH 301-15 (office)
wrightd @ 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.
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.
Alexei Yung
Researcher
TATEH 275-05 (office), 624-8335
ayung @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
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.
MichaelZudov.jpg Michael Zudov
Professor
PAN 224 (office), 626-0364
PAN 42 (lab), 624-2076
zudov @ physics.umn.edu
Quantum transport in two-dimensional systems