Research Scientists, Postdocs, and Instructors

Katrina Black

Instructor, Physics
Fisher 121

David Ciochetto

Research Engineer, Physics

Fisher Hall 236, GLRC 218, DOW 105, DOW 205

Teaching Statement

  • I am interested in teaching students and faculty about topics aligned with my interests to advance the state of the science.


  • Applied Fluid Physics
  • Measurements of Turbulence
  • Oceanography
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Laboratory Experiments and Oceanographic Field Work
  • High Frequency Sound Interaction with Plankton
  • Gas Chromatography and TRACER studies
  • Matlab Coding
  • Data Analysis
  • Database Web Design and more

Jiang Lu

Research Scientist, Physics
Fisher 203

Dustin Winslow

Instructor, Physics
Fisher 124B


  • Physical and electronic properties of nano-scale materials
  • Use and viability of nano-scale materials in modern applications
  • Properties of and applications for ZnO nanowires

Nazmiye Bihter Yapici

Postdoctoral Associate, Physics
Fisher 124A

Links of Interest


  • Project Management
  • Product Development & Commercialization
  • Analytical Testing
  • Assay Design & Assay Development
  • Instrumentation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lab Experience
  • GLP
  • Validation
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Leadership
  • Multi step synthesis
  • Grant & Proposal Writing