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Name DescContact InfoAreas of Interest
Darryl Wright
Researcher
TATEH 301-15 (office)
wrightd @ umn.edu
Thomas Wieber
Researcher
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
218-374-2400 x2008 (off-campus)
trwieber @ umn.edu
Sheng Tian
Researcher
TATEH 285-09 (office)
tianx138 @ umn.edu
2017-NOvA-collaboration-photo-strait.jpg Matthew Strait
Researcher
PAN 332 (office), 612-624-0511
Fermilab WH12 (lab), 630-840-4031
straitm @ umn.edu
Neutrino oscillations. Neutrinoless double beta decay. Supernovae.
Yan Song
Researcher 7
TATEH 285-05 (office), 612-624-4053
yan @ umn.edu
Space Physics
0050-2 (3).jpg Elizabeth Smith
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 420 (office), 612-301-9543
PAN 481 (lab)
smit4524 @ umn.edu
Super-resolution microscopy, Single molecule fluorescence.
Andre Sieverding
Post-Doctoral Associate
asieverd @ umn.edu
karlen.jpg Karlen Shahinyan
Research Collaborator
PAN 320 (office), 624-7043
shahin @ physics.umn.edu
Astronomy
robert_schwarz.jpg Robert Schwarz
Researcher
rschwarz @ physics.umn.edu Astrophysics and Cosmology
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.
Hattie Ring
Research Collaborator
hlring @ umn.edu
3895597_0365 crop small.jpg Ilana Percher
Researcher
PAN 227 (office), 301-1153
PAN 20 (lab), 624-9366
percher @ umn.edu
Superconductivity in thin films, Superconductor-Insulator Transition, Sub-Kelvin experiment
Damjan Pelc
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 246 (office), 612-625-8309
dpelc @ umn.edu
IMG_20161116_160420.jpg Subramania Athiray Panchapakesan
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 264 (office), 612-625-4518
TATEH 255 (lab)
spanchap @ umn.edu
Solar and Planetary studies in high energies, X-ray instrumentation
MariaNovarro.JPG Maria Navarro Gastiasoro
Researcher
TATEH 275-06 (office)
mnavarro @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
trombinoscope_musset.jpg Sophie Musset
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 264 (office), 612-625-4518
TATEH 255 (lab)
smusset @ umn.edu
Flare-related energetic particle acceleration and transport - Instrumentation for solar high energy observations
396.PNG Hajime Muramatsu
Researcher
PAN 351 (office), 624-7861
OMWL 450 (lab)
hmuramat @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Aaron Mislivec
Researcher
PAN 332 (office)
misli002 @ umn.edu
Mehta, Vihang.jpg Vihang Mehta
Researcher
TATEH 201-04 (office)
mehta @ astro.umn.edu
Galaxy Formation, Galaxy Evolution, Galaxy Dynamics
Chien-Hung Lin
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-22 (office)
lin00106 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Siu Yi Kwang
Research Collaborator
kwang005 @ umn.edu
Michael Krohn
Researcher
krohn045 @ umn.edu
AviKleinPrint.jpg Avraham Klein
Researcher
TATEH 275-06 (office)
ayklein @ umn.edu
Dynamics of strongly correlated systems, classical and quantum hydrodynamics, quantum statistics in disordered systems
Kunio Kaneta
Researcher
TATEH 275-12 (office), 624-8801
kkaneta @ umn.edu
Shilpi Jain
Researcher
jains @ umn.edu
DRG_3833_EdwinIreson.jpg Edwin Ireson
Researcher
TATEH 275-12 (office), 624-8801
eireson @ umn.edu
Supersymmetry, Solitons, String Theory, Dualities, Non-Perturbative Physics
Kwang Ho Hur
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 414 (office), 612-301-2327
PAN 487 (lab)
khur @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
Keith Goetz
Research Director
TATEH 256 (office), 624-3520
TATEH 250 (lab)
goetz @ umn.edu
Space Physics
David Garenne
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 484 (office), 612 626 8085
david.garenne @ hotmail.fr
mf_portrait.jpg Matthew Fritts
Researcher
PAN 323 (office), 624-4806
PAN 43 (lab), 624-6046
fritts @ physics.umn.edu
astroparticle physics, cosmology, cryogenics
Mitchell Frand
Research Professional
frand053 @ umn.edu
Erich Frahm
Senior Engineer
PAN 423 (office), 612-301-2339
frahm @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
DombeckWeb.jpg John Dombeck
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 626-8361
dombe005 @ umn.edu
Space Physics
Hugh Dickinson
Researcher
TATEH 275-04 (office), 612-301-2321
hdickins @ umn.edu
colpitts head.jpg Chris Colpitts
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 626-8361
chris @ physics.umn.edu
Space plasma physics, wave-particle interactions
Jacob Christy
Research Professional
chri3448 @ umn.edu
Morten Christensen
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-20 (office)
mchrist @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Yan Chen
Researcher
PAN 415 (office), 626-8684
chen @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
Rajdeep Chatterjee
Researcher
PAN 423 (office)
rchatter @ umn.edu
Xinxin Cai
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 227 (office)
PAN 353 (lab)
cai00032 @ umn.edu
Bychkov, Vladimir 2012.jpg Vladimir Bychkov
Researcher
PAN 332 (lab)
WMSONH 130K (office)
bychk001 @ umn.edu
Supersymmetry, supersymmetric quantum mechanics, low dimensional supersymmetric quantum models, superstring theory. Neutrino physics and machine learning
Headshot_AaronBreneman.jpg Aaron Breneman
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 625-4518
awbrenem @ gmail.com
Space Physics
Kevin Booth
Research Professional
TATEH S65 (office), 612-624-2831
booth135 @ umn.edu
Chiranjib Banerjee
Post-Doctoral Associate
cbanerje @ umn.edu
PanelPrototype-small.jpg Daniel Jessen Ambrose
Researcher
PAN 350 (office), 6126247861
PAN 424, 450 (lab)
ambr0028 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics