Graduate Student Directory

Zafer Acar

Zafer Acar

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Quantum Computers
  • Astrophysics and Cosmology

Education

  • MS, Physics, California State University, Northridge
  • BS, Astrophysics, California State University, Northridge
Mohammadmahdi Alizadeh

Mohammadmahdi Alizadeh

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Interests

  • Optics and Photonics

Education

  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Shiraz University
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Shiraz University
Nithin Allwayin

Nithin Allwayin

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Education

  •  MS, National Institute of Technology Calicut, India
  • BS, Loyola College, Chennai, India
Jesse Anderson

Jesse Anderson

  • PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

Education

  • BS, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Rishi Babu

Rishi Babu

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • MS, Physics, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Nit Calicut, Calicut, India 
Zaid Bakri

Zaid Bakri

  • PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

Interests

  • Atmospheric Physics

Education

  • MS, Physics, The University of Jordan
  • BS, Physics, The University of Jordan
Manpreet Boora

Manpreet Boora

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Education

  • MS, Physics Department, Chandigarh, India
  • BS, Physics Department, Chandigarh, India
Justin Cassell

Justin Cassell

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Interests

  • Soft Matter

Education

  • MS, Physics, Southern Illinois University
  • BS, Physics, Saginaw Valley State University
Yi Zhi Chu

Yi Zhi Chu

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Computational Material Physics

Education

  • MSc, Physics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • BSc, Physics, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Sushree Dash

Sushree Dash

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Optics/ Photonics
  • Magneto-Optic Materials
  • Spectroscopy Analysis

Education

  • MS, Optical Technologies, Strathclyde University, Scotland, UK
  • BS, BJB Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar, India
Reed Downs

Reed Downs

  • MS Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Machine Learning & Computational Physics
  • Nuclear Fusion

Education

  • BS, Physics, Michigan Technological University
Lisa Eggart

Lisa Eggart

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Research Interests

  • Computational Physics
  • Physical Electrochemistry

Education

  • BS, Education, Eastern Michigan University
Hamed Fahandezh Sadi

Hamed Fahandezh Sadi

  • PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

Advisor

Interests

  • Aerosols and Clouds

Education

  • MS, Space Physics, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
  • BS, Applied Physics, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran
Kadja Gali

Kadja Flore Gali

  • PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

Advisor

Interests

  • Aerosols and Clouds

Education

  • MS, Earth System Physics, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
  • MS, Atmospheric Physics, University of Yaounde I
  • BS, Physics, Sarh University
Tong Gao

Tong Gao

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • B.S., East China University of Science and Technology
Samuel Groetsch

Samuel Groetsch

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • BS, Physics and Applied and Computational Mathematics, Michigan Technological University
Alyssa Horne

Alyssa Horne

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Computational Physics

Education

  • BS, Physics, Sam Houston State University
Dezhi Huang

Dezhi Huang

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • MS, University of Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
Jester Itliong

Jester Itliong

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Interests

  •  Soft Condensed Matter

Education

  • MS, Physics, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines
  • BS, Applied Physics, EARIST, Philippines
Shreya Joshi

Shreya Joshi

  • PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Science

Education

  • BS, Engineering Physics, National Institute of Technology, Calicut
Jeffrey Kabel

Jeffrey Kabel

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Education

  • BS, University of Michigan Flint, Flint, MI
Siddharth Karkhanis

Siddharth Karkhanis

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Computational Soft Matter Physics
  • Materials Modelling & Simulations

Education

  • M.Sc. in Physics from HPT/RYK College affiliated to S.P. Pune University
  • B.Sc. in Physics from HPT/RYK College affiliated to S.P. Pune University
Neerav Kaushal

Neerav Kaushal

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Dr. Elena Giusarma

Research Areas

  • Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence
  • Cosmological Models, Black Holes

Education

  • MS, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
  • BS, WRS PG College Dehri, HP University, Shimla, India
Ögetay Kayalı

Ögetay Kayalı

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Astrophysics

Education

  • BS, Astronomy and Space Sciences, Ege University, Turkey
Aleister Kerr

Aleister Kerr

  • MS Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Nanotechnology
  • Biophysics

Education

  • BS, Physics, Michigan Technological University
Daniel Kestner

Daniel Kestner

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • MS, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
  • BS, Jackson College, Jackson, MI
Jacob Kuntzleman

Jacob Kuntzleman

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Astrophysics

Education

  • BS, Physics, Duke University
  • BS, Mathematics, Duke University
Alan Larson

Alan Larson

  • MS Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Astrophysics
  • Particle Physics

Education

  • BS, Physics & Applied Mathematics, Michigan Technological University
Susan Mathai

Susan Mathai

  • PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

Education

  • MS, Physics, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India
  • BS, St. Peter’s College, Kolenchery, India
Oindabi Mukherjee

Oindabi Mukherjee

  • PhD Candidate, Astrophysics

Education

  • M.Sc. Physics, Pondicherry University, India
Ryan Munter

Ryan Munter

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Education

  • BA, Physics, Saint John's University, MN
Mahsa Najafi

Mahsa Najafi

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology

Education

  • MS, Physics, Al-Zahra University
  • BS, Physics, Madani Tabriz University
Fathima Farheen Nambipunnilath Siddique

Fathima Farheen Nambipunnilath Siddique

  • PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences

Advisor

Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

Education

  • MS, Physics, National Institute of Technology Calicut, India
  • BS, Physics, Christ College Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India
Seth Nelson

Seth Nelson

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Education

  • BS, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Kumar Neupane

Kumar Neupane

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Interests

  • Optics and Photonics

Education

  • MS, Physics, Tribhuvan University
  • BS, Physics, Tribhuvan University
Khoa Nguyen

Khoa Nguyen

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Experimental Particle Physics
  • Cosmology
  • Computational Physics

Education

  • BA, Physics, Albion College
Ian Norwood

Ian Norwood

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Astrophysics

Education

  • BS, Astronomy and Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dharmendra Pant

Dharmendra Pant

  • PhD Candidate, Computational Science and Engineering

Advisor

Education

  • MS, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
  • MS, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
 Raksha

Raksha

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Nanotechnology

Education

  • MS, Applied Physics, Amity University
  • BS, Electronics, University of Delhi
Elise Rosky

Elise Rosky

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • BS, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Geeta Sachdeva

Geeta Sachdeva

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • M.S. Physics, Central University of Punjab
Tanner Sether

Tanner Sether

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Cosmology
  • Neutrino Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Computational Physics & Machine Learning

Education

  • BS, Physics, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
  • BA, Applied Mathematics, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Sambhawana Sharma

Sambhawana Sharma

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • M.Sc., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Cameron Shock

Cameron Shock

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Education

  • B.S. Physics, Michigan Technological University
  • M.S. Physics, Michigan Technological University
Lucas Simonson

Lucas Simonson

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Integrated Optics and Photonics
  • Light-Matter Interactions and Quantum Optics
  • Nonlinear Optics and Photonics

Education

  • MS, Applied Physics, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Hitendra Singh

Hitendra Singh

  • MS Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Astrophysics

Education

  • B.Tech, Computer Science & Engineering, IIITDM, Jabalpur, India
Rhiannon Turner

Rhiannon Turner

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Interests

  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology

Education

  • BS, Physics, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana
Join Uddin

Join Uddin

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Education

  • MS, Physics, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • BS, Physics, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Krishna Vedula

Krishna Vedula

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Astrophysics

Education

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management
Aaron Wildenborg

Aaron Wildenborg

  • PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Quantum Optics

Education

  • BA, Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BA, Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dan Yeager

Dan Yeager

  • PhD Candidate, Physics

Advisor

Interests

  • Cloud Microphysics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

Education

  • BS, Physics, University of North Carolina Asheville
  • BA, Mathematics, University of North Carolina Asheville