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Name AscContact InfoAreas of Interest
PanelPrototype-small.jpg Daniel Jessen Ambrose
Researcher
PAN 424 (office), 6126247861
PAN 450 (lab)
ambr0028 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Francois Aubin
PAN 313 (office)
faubin @ umn.edu
Cosmology
Kevin Booth
Research Professional
PAN 370 (office), 612-624-2831
booth135 @ umn.edu
Headshot_AaronBreneman.jpg Aaron Breneman
Researcher
SHEPLAB 145 (office), 625-4518
awbrenem @ gmail.com
Space Physics
Jeffrey Chaffin
Physics Major, Research Professional
chaf0026 @ umn.edu
Rajdeep Chatterjee
Researcher
PAN 423 (office)
rchatter @ umn.edu
Yan Chen
Researcher
626-8684
chen @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
Morten Christensen
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 232 (office)
mchrist @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
colpitts head.jpg Chris Colpitts
Researcher
SHEPLAB 148 (office), 626-8361
chris @ physics.umn.edu
Space plasma physics, wave-particle interactions
Hugh Dickinson
Researcher
hdickins @ umn.edu
DombeckWeb.jpg John Dombeck
Researcher
SHEPLAB 148 (office), 626-8361
johnd @ fields.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
Alexander Engel
Researcher
engel692 @ umn.eduSpace plasma simulations and data analysis
Erich Frahm
Senior Engineer
PAN 423 (office), 612-301-2339
frahm @ physics.umn.edu
Particle 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
IMG_2142.jpg Marianna Gabrielyan
Researcher
PAN 350 (office)
mgabriel @ physics.umn.edu
Experimental Particle Physics, Neutrino Physics
David Garenne
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 484 (office), 612 626 8085
david.garenne @ hotmail.fr
Keith Goetz
Research Director
SHEPLAB 598 (office), 624-3520
goetz @ umn.edu
Space Physics
IntoyWeb.jpg Ben Frederick Intoy
Post-Doctoral Associate
SHEPLAB 191 (office)
bmintoy @ umn.edu
Non-equlibrium physics, Complex systems, evolutionary game theory.
Jian Kang.jpg Jian Kang
Researcher
PAN 232 (office)
kang @ physics.umn.edu
strongly correlated electron system, including high Tc superconductivity, magnetism, and etc.
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
YangmuLi.jpg Yangmu Li
Research Specialist
PAN 252 (office), 625-8309
PAN 270 (lab)
yl @ physics.umn.edu
Condensed Matter
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
Aaron Mislivec
Researcher
misli002 @ 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
396.PNG Hajime Muramatsu
Researcher
PAN 424 (office), 624-7861
OMWL 450 (lab)
muramatsu @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
trombinoscope_musset.jpg Sophie Musset
Post-Doctoral Associate
SHEPLAB 146 (office), 612-624-7375
smusset @ umn.edu
Maria Navarro Gastiasoro
Researcher
PAN 232 (office)
mnavarro @ umn.edu
Shervin Nourbakhsh
Researcher
CERN (office)
snourbak @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
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
Lauren Pearce
Researcher
WBOB 130-1 (office)
lpearce @ umn.edu
John Phillips
Researcher
phillij @ umn.edu
plumberg.1.JPG Christopher Plumberg
Post-Doctoral Associate
MCNAMARAC Ste 160 - Rm 142 (office)
cplumber @ umn.edu
Relativistic heavy-ion collisions, finite-temperature field theory, Hanbury-Brown–Twiss interferometry
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
Cameron-Rulten-Web.jpg Cameron Rulten
Researcher
PAN 351 (office)
rulten @ 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.
robert_schwarz.jpg Robert Schwarz
Researcher
rschwarz @ physics.umn.edu Astrophysics and Cosmology
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
Yan Song
Researcher 7
AMUNDH 380 (office), 624-4053
yan @ fields.space.umn.edu
Space Physics
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.
ScottThaller.jpg Scott Thaller
Researcher
SHEPLAB 145 (office), 624-6804
thaller @ physics.umn.edu
Space Physics
anv2.jpg Anthony Villano
Researcher
PAN 323 (office), 624-4806
villaa @ physics.umn.edu
Astrophysics and Cosmology, Particle Physics
Darryl Wright
Researcher
wrightd @ umn.edu
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.