Graduate Student Directory

Marwa Abdalmoneam

Marwa Abdalmoneam

PhD Candidate, Physics

906-370-1427
mhabdalm@mtu.edu
Fisher 227C

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Computational atomic physics
  • Computational solid state physics

Education

  • PhD in Computational Atomic Physics
  • MS in Computational Solid State Physics
  • BA in Physics
  • BA in Physics and Chemistry Education
Amit Acharya

Amit Acharya

PhD Candidate, Physics

amitacha@mtu.edu
Rekhi 322

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Quantum Optics
  • Nanofabrication

Education

  • MS, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA
  • BS, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Hugo Ayala Solares

Hugo Ayala

PhD Candidate, Physics

hayalaso@mtu.edu
Fisher 012

Research Interests

  • High-energy Gamma Rays and Cosmic Rays
  • Diffuse Emission
  • Fermi Bubbles

Education

  • BS, Engineering Physics, ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico
Janarjan Bhandari

Janarjan Bhandari

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

Cell: 906-370-4105
jbhandar@mtu.edu
Fisher 238

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Physics

Education

  • MS, Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Shiva Bhandari

Shiva Bhandari

PhD Candidate, Physics

shivab@mtu.edu
Hamar House

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Functional Nanomaterials—Synthesis and Electronic Properties

Education

  • BSc (2006), Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • MSc (2010), Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Chad Brisbois

Chad Brisbois

PhD Candidate, Physics

cbrisboi@mtu.edu
Fisher 008

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Cosmology
  • Gamma Ray Bursts

Education

  • BS, Physics Research, Eastern Michigan University
Tyler Capek

Tyler Capek

PhD Candidate, Physics

tjcapek@mtu.edu
Fisher 238

Research Interests

  • Optics
  • Optical Properties of Aerosol
  • Cloud and Aerosol Physics
  • Ice Nucleation

Education

  • BS, Physics, University of Wisconsin - River Falls
  • BS, Mathematics, University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Turhan Carroll

Turhan Carroll

Graduate Student

Kamal Kant Chandrakar

Kamal Kant Chandrakar

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

906-370-6329
kkchandr@mtu.edu
Fisher 204

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Flows
  • Unsteady Flow
  • Turbulent Flow and Instability

Education

  • Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • BE, Mechanical Engineering, SSCET, Bhilai
Matthew Coel

Matthew Coel

MS Candidate, Physics

Cell: 920-639-7985
mtcoel@mtu.edu
Rekhi 322

Research Interests

  • Stellar Life Cycles
  • Black Holes
  • Exo-planets

Education

  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Kathryn Marie Cox

Kathryn Marie Cox

MS Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Paleomagnetisim
  • Paleointensities

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Physics, Michigan Technological University
Neel Uday Desai

Neel Desai

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

ndesai@mtu.edu
Fisher 204

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Cloud Dynamics
  • Meteorology
  • Turbulence

Education

  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Mumbai University
Ran Duan

Ran Duan

PhD Candidate, Engineering Physics

rduan@mtu.edu
Fisher 227

Research Interests

  • Investigation of novel phenomena occurring in structured dielectric materials
  • Design of devices working at microwave frequencies, such as invisibility cloaks, waveguides and sensors

Education

  • BS, Physics, Nanjing University
Michael J. Gerhardt

Michael J. Gerhardt

PhD Candidate, Physics

mjgerhar@mtu.edu
Rekhi 322

Research Interests

  • High energy gamma rays

Education

  • BS, Physics, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Lokesh Gona

Lokesh Gona

PhD Candidate, Engineering Physics

lgona@mtu.edu
Rekhi 322

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Quantum Optics
  • Nanoelectronics

Education

  • BTech, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India
Boyi Hao

Boyi Hao

PhD Candidate, Engineering Physics

bhao@mtu.edu
Hamar House

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Growth, functionalization and applications of Boron Nitride based nano materials

Education

  • MEng, Material Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, UK, 2009
  • BSc, Material Science and Engineering, Beihang University, China, 2007
Binita Hona

Binita Hona

PhD Candidate, Physics

bhona@mtu.edu
Rekhi 322

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Particle Astrophysics

Education

  • Bachelors, Physics, Anderson University
  • Bachelors, Math, Anderson University
Meghnath Jaishi

Meghnath Jaishi

PhD Candidate, Physics

Cell: 906-281-8243
mjaishi@mtu.edu
Rekhi 322

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Materials Physics
  • Spintronics
  • Bio Computation

Education

  • MS, Tribhuvan University
  • BS, Tribhuvan University
Dolendra Karki

Dolendra Karki

PhD Candidate, Physics

906-370-6327
dkarki@mtu.edu
M&M 425

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Silicon Photonics
  • Magneto-optic materials

Education

  • M.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • B.S., Tri-Chandra Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal
Sarita Karki

Sarita Karki

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

saritak@mtu.edu
Rekhi 322

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Sciences

Education

  • M.Sc. Tribhuvan University
Jie Li

Jie Li

PhD Candidate, Engineering Physics

906-370-1986
jli10@mtu.edu
M&M 523

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Nd-Fe-B magnetic materials
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Diffusion Process

Education

  • BS, Material Physics Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China
Aeshah Muqri

Aeshah Muqri

PhD Candidate, Physics

amuqri@mtu.edu
Hamar House

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Nanomaterials

Education

  • MS, Mu'tah University, Jordan
  • BS, Tabuk University, Saudi Arabia
Joseph Niehaus

Joseph Niehaus

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

jniehaus@mtu.edu
Fisher 238

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Ice Nucleation
  • Biomass Burning
  • Cloud Microphysics

Education

  • BS, Physics and Computer Science, College of Charleston
Corey D. Packard

Corey D. Packard

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric (optical) turbulence
  • Atmospheric propagation simulations
  • Scattering of coherent light by aerosols and cloud droplets

Education

  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Syracuse University
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Ashfiqur Rahman

Ashfiqur Rahman

PhD Candidate, Engineering Physics

347-446-0174
arahman1@mtu.edu
B016 Fisher Hall

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Parity-Time (PT) Symmetry
  • Nonlinear Optics
  • Computational Physics

Education

  • BS, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, North South University, Bangladesh.
Noopur Sharma

Noopur Sharma

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

noopurs@mtu.edu
Fisher 204

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric physics

Education

  • MS, Physics, Jiwaji University, India
  • MS, Physics, Michigan Technological University
Amanda Shaw

Amanda Shaw

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Physics

mashaw@mtu.edu
Fisher 238/236

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Physics Education

Education

  • MS, Applied Physics, Michigan Technological University
  • BA, Physics, University of Texas at Austin
Abu Sayeed Md Shawon

Abu Sayeed Md Shawon

PhD Candidate, Physics

419-506-0555
ashawon@mtu.edu

Adivsor

Education

  • MS, Physics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • BS (hons.), Physics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Matipon Tangmatitham

Matipon Tangmatitham

PhD Candidate, Physics

Cell: 310-387-2474
mtangmat@mtu.edu

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology

Education

  • MS, Astrophysics, Cornell University
  • BA, Physics & Chemistry, Cornell University
Mohammad Hosain Teimourpour

Mohammad Hosain Teimourpour

PhD Candidate, Physics

Cell: 906-281-8683
mteimour@mtu.edu
Fisher 016

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Optics and Photonics

Education

  • MSc, Photonics, ICST, Iran
  • BS, Physics, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran
Bishnu Tiwari

Bishnu Tiwari

PhD Candidate, Engineering Physics

906-370-6303
bptiwari@mtu.edu
Hamar House

Research Interests

  • Synthesis, Characterization and applications of Nano-materials.
  • Large scale synthesis of BN- nano-materials and their processing for Bio-medical applications.
  • Cyto-toxicological investigations of nano-materials.
  • Environmental studies of nano-materials.
  • Nano- Bio-sensing.

Education

  • MS, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
Gaoxue Wang

Gaoxue Wang

PhD Candidate, Physics

906-281-8684
gaoxuew@mtu.edu
Fisher 227B

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Computational Physics
  • Modeling of materials

Education

  • MS, Physics, Lanzhou University
  • BS, Physics, Sichuan University
Kevin Waters

Kevin Waters

PhD Candidate, Physics

kwaters@mtu.edu
Fisher 227

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Computational Materials Physics

Education

  • BS, Physics, Indiana State University
Teresa Wilson

Teresa A Wilson

PhD Candidate, Physics

tawilson@mtu.edu
Fisher B008

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Refraction

Education

  • BA, Mathematics, Gonzaga University
Kendra Wright

Kendra Wright

PhD Candidate, Physics

kendraw@mtu.edu
Fisher 235

Research Interests

  • Photoacoustic spectroscopy

Education

  • BS, Physics, Northern Michigan University
  • BS, Mathematics, Northern Michigan University
Fan Yang

Fan Yang

PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

fyang6@mtu.edu
Fisher 201

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Cloud Physics
  • Ice Nucleation
  • Cloud Model

Education

  • MS, Atmospheric Science, Peking University
  • BS, Atmospheric Science, Peking University
Mingxiao Ye

Mingxiao Ye

PhD Candidate, Physics

mye1@mtu.edu
Hamar House

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Nanomaterials

Education

  • BS, Physics, Nankai University
Jinlin Zhang

Jinlin Zhang

PhD Candidate, Physics

906-231-2292
jinlinz@mtu.edu
Rekhi 322

Research Interests

  • Light-matter interactions and quantum optics on nanoscale platform

Education

  • MS, Condensed Matter Physics, Lanzhou University, China
Qi Zhong

Qi Zhong

PhD Candidate, Physics

906-370-5816
qizhong@mtu.edu
Rekhi Hall 322

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Astronomy
  • Relativity theory

Education

  • ME, Materials Physics and Chemistry, Nanjing University
  • BS, Materials Chemistry, Nanjing University
Hao Zhou

Hao Zhou

PhD Candidate, Physics

hzhou1@mtu.edu
Fisher B012

Research Interests

  • High Energy Cosmic Rays and Gamma Rays
  • Very-High-Energy Gamma-Ray Astrophysics
  • Cosmic Rays
  • Pulsar Wind Nebulae

Education

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology