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Name AscContact InfoAreas of Interest
PanelPrototype-small.jpg Daniel Jessen Ambrose
Researcher
PAN 350 (office), 6126247861
PAN 424, 450 (lab)
ambr0028 @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
Chiranjib Banerjee
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 420 (office)
cbanerje @ umn.edu
Nikolaos Biniskos
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 246 (office)
nbinisko @ umn.edu
KevinBoothPicture.jpg Kevin Booth
Research Professional
TATEH S65 (office), 612-624-2831
booth135 @ umn.edu
Headshot_AaronBreneman.jpg Aaron Breneman
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 625-4518
awbrenem @ gmail.com
Space Physics
Xinxin Cai
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 227 (office)
PAN 353 (lab)
cai00032 @ umn.edu
Rajdeep Chatterjee
Researcher
PAN 423 (office)
rchatter @ umn.edu
Yan Chen
Researcher
PAN 415 (office), 626-8684
chen @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
Morten Christensen
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-20 (office)
mchrist @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Laura Classen
Post-Doctoral Associate
lclassen @ umn.edu
colpitts head.jpg Chris Colpitts
Researcher
TATEH 201-10 (office), 626-8361
chris @ physics.umn.edu
Space plasma physics, wave-particle interactions
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
Erich Frahm
Senior Engineer
PAN 423 (office), 612-301-2339
frahm @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics
Mitchell Frand
Research Professional
PAN 450 (office)
frand053 @ 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
David Garenne
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 484 (office), 612 626 8085
david.garenne @ hotmail.fr
Keith Goetz
Research Director
TATEH 256 (office), 624-3520
TATEH 250 (lab)
goetz @ umn.edu
Space Physics
Kwang Ho Hur
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 414 (office), 612-301-2327
PAN 487 (lab)
khur @ physics.umn.edu
Biophysics
DRG_3833_EdwinIreson.jpg Edwin Ireson
Researcher
TATEH 275-12 (office), 624-8801
eireson @ umn.edu
Supersymmetry, Solitons, String Theory, Dualities, Non-Perturbative Physics
Shilpi Jain
Researcher
jains @ umn.edu
Kunio Kaneta
Researcher
TATEH 275-12 (office), 624-8801
kkaneta @ 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
Michael Krohn
Researcher
PAN 423 (office)
krohn045 @ umn.edu
Siu Yi Kwang
Research Collaborator
kwang005 @ umn.edu
Chien-Hung Lin
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 130-22 (office)
lin00106 @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Mehta, Vihang.jpg Vihang Mehta
Researcher
TATEH 201-04 (office)
mehta @ astro.umn.edu
Galaxy Formation, Galaxy Evolution, Galaxy Dynamics
Aaron Mislivec
Researcher
PAN 332 (office)
misli002 @ umn.edu
396.PNG Hajime Muramatsu
Researcher
PAN 351 (office), 624-7861
OMWL 450 (lab)
hmuramat @ umn.edu
Particle Physics
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 - Diagnostics X and radio - Instrumentation for solar high energy observations
MariaNovarro.JPG Maria Navarro Gastiasoro
Researcher
TATEH 275-06 (office)
mnavarro @ umn.edu
Condensed Matter
Robert Newcomb
Research Collaborator
AMUNDH 412 (office)
newco104 @ umn.edu
Damjan Pelc
Post-Doctoral Associate
PAN 246 (office), 612-625-8309
dpelc @ umn.edu
Nathan Precup
Researcher
PAN 315 (office)
nprecup @ umn.edu
robert_schwarz.jpg Robert Schwarz
Researcher
rschwarz @ physics.umn.edu Astrophysics and Cosmology
AndreSieverding.jpg Andre Sieverding
Post-Doctoral Associate
TATEH 375-21 (office)
asieverd @ umn.edu
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.
Yan Song
Researcher 7
TATEH 285-05 (office), 612-624-4053
yan @ umn.edu
Space Physics
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.
Sheng Tian
Researcher
TATEH 285-09 (office)
tianx138 @ umn.edu
tyler.jpg Evan Tyler
Researcher
TATEH 201-15 (office)
nucko006 @ umn.edu
Reconnection in the magnetotail, electron injection events, whistler waves. Physics and Astronomy education and outreach. The experiences of marginalized people in STEM, especially transgender people.
Thomas Wieber
Researcher
NOvA Ash River Lab (off-campus)
218-374-2400 x2008 (off-campus)
trwieber @ umn.edu
Marco Willi
Researcher
TATEH 301-15 (office)
will5448 @ umn.edu
Darryl Wright
Researcher
TATEH 301-15 (office)
wrightd @ umn.edu
Alexei Yung
Researcher
TATEH 275-05 (office), 624-8335
ayung @ physics.umn.edu
Particle Physics