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Name AscContact InfoAreas of Interest
photo.jpg Sean Albiston
Education Program Spec
WMSONH 101 (office), 625-3598
sean @ physics.umn.edu
JennyAllanweb.jpg Jenny Allan
Communications Specialist
PAN 250 (office), 624-2852
jenny @ physics.umn.edu
PanelPrototype-small.jpg Daniel Jessen Ambrose
Researcher
PAN 424 (office), 6126247861
PAN 450 (lab)
ambr0028 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Eileen Amos
Executive Accounts Specialist
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-8990
amosx003 @ umn.edu
staff photo.jpg Brian Andersson
Education Program Spec
WILLEYH 115 (office), 624-6584
banders @ physics.umn.edu
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
Alberto Benvenuti
Adjunct Professor
benvenut09 @ gmail.com
imagedb.html.jpeg Jianming Bian
Assistant Professor
PAN 424 (office), 624-7861
bianjm @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
FullSizeRender.jpg Nicholas Bjorgo
Electronics Technician
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
ndborgo @ umn.edu
Kevin Booth
Junior Scientist
PAN 370 (office), 612-624-2831
booth135 @ umn.edu
Jesse Bren
End User Support
PAN 370 (office), 624-5040
PAN 383 (lab)
bren @ physics.umn.edu
DSC_9146.jpg Aaron Breneman
Researcher
SHEPLAB 145 (office), 625-4518
awbrenem @ gmail.com
Space Physics
Bretz-SullivanWeb.jpg Terence Bretz-Sullivan
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 227 (office), 301-1153
PAN 20/30 (lab), 624-9366
bretzsullivan @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental condensed matter physics, superconducting nanowires, collective modes in superconductors, and ionic liquid gating of oxide nanostructures
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..
Edited Profile Picture.jpg RaeAnna Buchholz
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
WBOB 130-4 (office)
raeanna @ physics.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.
Charles Cadeau
Senior Electronics Technician
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
218-374-2400 ext.2004 (lab)
crcadeau @ 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.
Cattell_picture.jpg Cynthia Cattell
Professor
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.
Rajdeep Chatterjee
Researcher
PAN 423 (office)
rchatter @ umn.edu
Yan Chen
Researcher
626-8684
chen @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
AndreyChubukov.jpg Andrey Chubukov
Professor
PAN 216 (office), 612-626-0726
achubuko @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Kristina Cibuzar
Program Associate
WMSONH 145 (office), 612-624-7375
cibuzar @ physics.umn.edu
colpitts head.jpg Chris Colpitts
Researcher
SHEPLAB 148 (office), 626-8361
chris @ physics.umn.edu
Space plasma physics, wave-particle interactions
Lee Copeland
Student Admin/Support Services
PAN 250 (office)
copel123 @ umn.edu
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.
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
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
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
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
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics), Dir. Graduate Studies
624-5711
kd @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
Dehnhard Dietrich Dehnhard
dehnhard @ physics.umn.eduIntermediate Energy Nuclear Physics.
Derksnew.jpg George Derks
Laboratory Machine Specialist
624-7048
derks001 @ umn.edu
coastal_route.jpg Satish Desai
Researcher
PAN 350 (office), 624-1020
desai @ physics.umn.edu
Neutrino oscillations, CP violation with neutrinos, the Higgs boson, electroweak symmetry breaking
Dickey John Dickey
Emeritus Faculty
61-3-6226-2447
john.dickey @ utas.edu.au
Radio Spectroscopy of the Milky Way and other galaxies.
Hugh Dickinson
Researcher
hdickins @ umn.edu
DombeckWeb.jpg John Dombeck
Researcher
SHEPLAB 148 (office), 626-8361
johnd @ fields.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
Emma Evans
Research Professional
PAN 432 (office), 624-1534
eevans @ umn.edu
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.
lucy fortson.jpg Lucy Fortson
Associate Professor and Associate Head
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.
ShelleyFrankel.jpg Shelley Frankel
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
PAN 212 (office), 612-301-1816
shelley @ physics.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
IMG_2142.jpg Marianna Gabrielyan
Researcher
PAN 350 (office)
mgabriel @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental Particle Physics, Neutrino Physics
DSE-14018.jpg Eric Ganz
Associate Professor
PAN 319 (office), 624-2386
ganzx001 @ umn.edu
Calculations of the properties of novel Materials
imageGehrz.jpg Robert Gehrz
Professor, Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics
SHEPLAB 546 (office), 624-7806
626-2067
gehrz @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
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.
BGmug.jpg Bill Gilbert
Electromechanical Systems Spec
PAN 423 (office), 624-4870
wgilbert @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
GlesenerProfileWeb.jpg Lindsay Glesener
Assistant Professor
SHEPLAB 193 (office), 612-624-8392
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
624-3520
goetz @ umn.edu
Space Physics
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.
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
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.
Hanany Shaul Hanany
Professor
PAN 316 (office), 626-8929
PAN 388 (lab), 625-1074
hanany @ umn.edu
Observational Cosmology; Early Universe Physics
amanda.jpg Amanda Hawkinson
Graduate Program Administrator
WMSONH 145 (office), 626-5982
amanda @ physics.umn.edu
Hegerweb.jpg Alexander Heger
Visiting 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.
Hintz Norton Hintz
norton @ physics.umn.eduNuclear Structure physics, and the interaction of nucleons in the nucleus.
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
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
Cavan Hussein
Student Tech Support Services
PAN 370 (office), 612-626-1139
cavan @ physics.umn.edu
IntoyWeb.jpg Ben Frederick Intoy
Post-Doctoral Associate
SHEPLAB 191 (office)
bmintoy @ umn.edu
Non-equlibrium physics, Complex systems, evolutionary game theory.
MichelJannsen.jpg Michel Janssen
SHEPLAB 146 (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
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
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
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
Jian Kang.jpg Jian Kang
Researcher
PAN 232 (office)
kang @ physics.umn.edu
strongly correlated electron system, including high Tc superconductivity, magnetism, and etc.
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.
PaulKellogg.jpg Paul Kellogg
Professor
SHEPLAB 135 (office), 624-1668
pauljkellogg @ gmail.com
Avraham Klein
Researcher
PAN 225 (office)
ayklein @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Michael Knox
WALIB 428 (office), 626-9224
mikeknox @ lcse.umn.edu
Astronomy
Jennifer-Kroschel.jpg Jennifer Kroschel
Assistant To Student Programs
WMSONH 145B (office), 624-1625
jkrosche @ 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.
Curtis Lerol
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Underground Lab (off-campus), 218-753-6611
lerol001 @ umn.edu
Lysaknew.jpg Robert Lysak
Professor
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
VuknewWeb.jpg Vuk Mandic
Associate Professor
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.
Homer Mantis
mantis @ physics.umn.edu
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.
Andrew Matas
Researcher
PAN 323 (office)
aamatas @ gmail.com
Konrad Mauersberger
Emeritus Faculty
mauersberger @ comcast.net
Jerry Meier
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
meier @ umn.edu
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
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
Jochen Mueller
Professor
PAN 418 (office), 625-4369
mueller @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental biophysics, two-photon excitation microscopy, fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy
396.PNG Hajime Muramatsu
Researcher
PAN 424 (office), 624-7861
OMWL 450 (lab)
muramatsu @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
julie1.jpg Julie Murphy
Assistant to the Head for Human Resources
PAN 250A (office), 625-6928
jjmurphy @ physics.umn.edu
Human resources and communications.
MegMurray.jpg Meghan Murray
Coordinator (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
WBOB 130-11 (office), 624-8367
murray @ physics.umn.edu
Amy Nastrom Nordlander
Executive Accounts Specialist
PAN 250 (office), 626-8104
nast0002 @ umn.edu
Vincentweb.jpg Vincent Noireaux
Associate Professor
PAN 416 (office), 624-6589
PAN 484 (lab), 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 FTPI
WBOB 130-10 (office), 624-7354
olive @ umn.edu
Cosmology/Particle Physics
GinnyOlson.jpg Virginia (Ginny) Olson
Assistant to the Head for Finance
PAN 250 (office), 624-5786
ginny @ physics.umn.edu
web-denise17.jpg Denise Osterholm
Pln/Eng/Sft Prof 4 Sup No Entr
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
dosterho @ umn.edu
Particle Physics, Lab Safety
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
Lauren Pearce
Researcher
WBOB 130-1 (office)
lpearce @ umn.edu
Peloso Marco Peloso
Professor
WBOB 130/9 (office), 624-6525
peloso @ physics.umn.edu
Astroparticle physics, Inflation, Cosmology of extra-dimensions, Physics beyond the Standard Model
Pepin Robert Pepin
Adjunct Professor
SHEPLAB 421 (office), 624-0819
SHEPLAB 214 (lab), 624-6001
pepin001 @ umn.edu
Space Physics
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.
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.
John Phillips
Researcher
phillij @ umn.edu
Christopher Plumberg
Researcher
MCNAMARAC Ste 160 - Rm 142 (office)
cplumber @ umn.edu
ron1.jpg Ronald Poling
Professor, Head of School of Physics and Astronomy
PAN 421 (office), 624-7870
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
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
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
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
MyPhoto1.jpg Ioannis Rousochatzakis
Researcher
PAN 225 (office)
rousocha @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Nicole Ruckstuhl
Researcher
ruckstah @ physics.umn.edu
serge-rudaz.jpg Serge Rudaz
Professor/Director, University Honors Program
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;
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.
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.
Cameron-Rulten-Web.jpg Cameron Rulten
Researcher
PAN 351 (office)
rulten @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology
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.
David Saranen
Digital Equipment Service Spec
Soudan Mine (off-campus), 218-753-6611
saranen @ physics.umn.edu
Particle 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
Assistant Professor
PAN 347 (office), 6-1811
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
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
MCNAMARAC 160 (office), 624-5770
ashapiro @ physics.umn.edu
Ya-Msk.jpg Mikhail Shifman
Professor
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.
boris-alt.jpg Boris Shklovskii
Professor
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.
Andrea Simenstad
Developer
andrea @ zooniverse.org Astrophysics and Cosmology
EVAN.COS.jpg Evan Skillman
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
Emily Smith
Researcher
es @ physics.umn.edu Education
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
AMUNDH 380 (office), 624-4053
yan @ fields.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
Angela Stehr
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
MCNAMARAC 160 (office), 301-8303
stehr002 @ umn.edu
MetteMarie Stewart
Finance Professional
PAN 250 (office), 626-6509
mette @ physics.umn.edu
photo 1.png Matthew Strait
Researcher
PAN 424 (office), 612-624-7861
Fermilab WH12 (lab), 630-840-4031
strait @ physics.umn.edu
Neutrino oscillations. Neutrinoless double beta decay. Supernovae.
Andrea Stronghart
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
PAN 321 (office), 612-624-7886
astrong @ umn.edu
Stuewer.jpg Roger H. Stuewer
Emeritus Faculty
MCNAMARAC 150 (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
SHEPLAB 145 (office), 624-6804
thaller @ physics.umn.edu
Space Physics
Terry-web.jpg Terry Thibeault
Executive Assistant, Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics
FRASERH 345 (office), 624-4811
tt @ astro.umn.edu
Astronomy
IMG_0416web.jpg Arkady Vainshtein
Professor
WBOB 130-7 (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
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.
anv2.jpg Anthony Villano
Researcher
PAN 323 (office), 624-4806
villaa @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology, Particle Physics
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.
William Voje
Helium Liquifier
PAN 68 (office), 625-8552
PAN 70 (lab), 626-7895
vojex001 @ umn.edu
IMG_0487web.jpg Mikhail Voloshin
Professor
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.
JakeWaddington.jpg Cecil J. Waddington
Emeritus Faculty
SHEPLAB 149 (office), 624-2566
wadd @ physics.umn.edu
Cosmic Ray physics
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
Wick-web.jpg Kurt Wick
Senior Scientist
PAN 370 (office), 624-2831
wick @ umn.edu
Thomas Wieber
Junior Scientist
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)
FRASERH 333 (office), 624-1084
llrw @ astro.umn.edu
Cosmology; distribution of dark matter; properties of dark matter halos; gravitational lensing; formation of structure
Paul Woodward
Professor (Minnesota Insitute for Astrophysics); Director, LCSE
WALIB 428 (office), 625-8049
paul @ lcse.umn.edu
Astronomy
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
Wygantweb.jpg John Wygant
Professor
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
SHEPLAB 397 (office), 612-625-9072
wynveen @ physics.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.
WilliamZimmerman.jpg William Zimmermann
Emeritus Faculty, Grad School Committee Member
SHEPLAB 149 (office), 624-4387
PAN 376 (lab), 624-0262
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
Non-equlibrium transport in quantum Hall systems