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2020-2021 Applied Physics Alumni

2021

  • Dr. Spencer Batalden
  • Dr. Darwin Cordovilla - SRS (Stanford Research Systems), Ann Arbor
  • Dr. David Geroski - Raytheon Technologies
  • Dr. Rahul Gogna - Max Planck Institute
  • Dr. Heath LeFevre - Postdoc, University of Michigan
  • Dr. David Mayers - Research Engineer, SRI International, Ann Arbor
  • Dr. Julia Pakela - Postdoc/Medical Physics Resident, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Alex Sarracino
  • Dr. Kaito Yamada - HighRI Optics, Inc

 

2020

  • Dr. Catherine Ayuso- Postdoc, Mississippi State University    
  • Dr. Sunan Cui - Medical Physics Resident, Stanford University      
  • Dr. Marcel Georgin - Research Associate, Naval Research Laboratory
  • Dr. Joseph Iafrate - Researcher, Northrop Grumman
  • Dr. Uriah Israel - Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • Dr. Omar Leon - Research Investigator, University of Michigan     
  • Dr. Joseph Levesque - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dr. Albert Liu - Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg, Germany  
  • Dr. Ramon Martinez - Product Marketing Manager, Spectra Physics     
  • Dr. James Mathis 
  • Dr. Marshall Scott- Postdoc, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Dr. Danielle Sofferman - Research Scientist, Alight Sciences LLC, Ann Arbor  
  • Dr. Lise Wei - Medical Physics Resident, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan

2017- 2019 Applied Physics Alumni

2019

  • Dr. Justin Easley- Physicist, John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Dr. Alexander Gvakharia - Senior Researcher, Systems and Technology Research
  • Dr. Amina Hussein - Assistant Professor, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Elizabeth Maret - Technology Development Engineer, Intel Corporation
  • Dr. Andrew McAllister - Policy Analyst, New Jersey Assembly Democratic Office
  • Dr. Alexander Rasmus – Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dr. Bradley Smith - Research Scientist Sr., Lockheed Martin
  • Dr. Jiaxing Wu - Software Engineer, Google

2018

  • Dr. Jared Ferguson - Regulatory Analyst, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Dr. Alexander Golden – Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston University
  • Dr. Eric Martin - Co-founder of MONSTR Sense Technologies
  • Dr. Erin Teich - Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Danielle Basset’s Group at The University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Brian Worthmann – Adjunct Professor, Las Positas College
  • Dr. Xiaozhou “Amy” Che – Process Engineer at Applied Materials, Santa Clara, CA
  • Dr. Veronica Policht - Research Assistant, Politecnico di Milano
  • Dr. Benjamin Isaacoff - Sr. AI and Machine Learning Scientist, General Motors
  • Dr. Xinlin Song  Machine Learning Engineer, Square
  • Dr. Meredith Henstridge - Postdoctoral Scientist, Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg, Germany
  • Dr. Xi Chen – Senior Product Engineer, ASML, San Jose

2017

  • Dr. Kian Kamgar-Parsi - Consultant, Lifescience Dynamics
  • Dr. Bryan Ramson - Research Associate, Fermi National Lab
  • Dr. Alexander Moncion Baez - Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Cesar Palma - Process Engineer, Intel Corporation
  • Dr. Christina Jones - DDS/PhD Pre-Candidate, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
  • Dr. Anna Savage - Postdoctoral Fellow, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Dr. Rachel Young - Research Fellow, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Nancy Senabulya - Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Kaitlin Moore - Research Physicist, SRI International
  • Dr. Jessica Ames
  • Dr. Abram Ledbetter - Brookhaven National Lab

2010-2016 Applied Physics Alumni

2016

  • Dr. Long Chen - Data Scientist, Med Data Quest, Inc. San Diego, CA
  • Dr. Anthony Raymond - Physicist, General Atomics
  • Dr. Michael MacDonald - Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Dr. Michael James Purcell - Experimental Physicist, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Dr. Brandon Lucas - Program Manager, Student Affairs, Office for Health, Equity & Inclusion, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Dr. Kimberly Trent - PostDoctoral Research Associate, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Dr. Alexander Fisher - Process Engineer, Intel Corporation
  • Dr. Christopher Durot - Research Fellow, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Dr. Sidney Ellington - Quantitative Associate, Wells Fargo
  • Dr. You-Chia Chang - Assistant Professor, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

2015

  • Dr. Jojo Amonoo - Group Leader, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR
  • Dr. Stephen DeWitt - Computational Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Dr. Steven Young - President of Xondas, Inc.
  • Dr. Christopher Trowbridge - Staff Hardware Engineer, Argo AI
  • Dr. Ibrahim Oraiqat - Research Scientist, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Dr. Pablo F. Damasceno - Machine Learning Specialist, University of California, San Francisco
  • Dr. Liz Shtraham - Data Scientist, Catalog
  • Dr. Leslie Upton - Physicist, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Dr. David Anderson - CEO, Rydberg Technologies, Ann Arbor MI
  • Dr. Kee Scholten - Senior Researcher, University of Southern California
  • Dr. Chihyu Chen - PTD Module Integration Device Yield Engineer, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR
  • Dr. Remy Elbez - CTO and co-founder, Uiba
  • Dr. Justin Perket - PostDoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University
  • Dr. Alex Toulouse - Research Scientist, Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles, CA
  • Dr. Brennan Pursley - Staff Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific

2014

  • Dr. Prashant Padmanabhan - Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dr. Carlos Di Stefano - Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dr. Michael Febbraro - Nuclear Astrophysics at Oak Ridge National Lab Physics Division
  • Dr. Tracy Berman - Assistant Research Scientist, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Dr. Justin Foley - Physicist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Dr. Nicholas Patterson - Principal Computational Physicist, Ball Aerospace
  • Dr. Kyle Renshaw - Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida

2013

  • Dr. Eliseo Gamboa - Experimental Physicist, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
  • Dr. Meredith Brenner - Solutions Architect, Peraton
  • Dr. Suzanne Nowicki - Nuclear Physicist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dr. Chuan-Chih (Jason) Chou - Software Engineer, AirBnB, Inc.
  • Dr. Johnhenri Richardson - Chief Engineer, Northrop Grumman
  • Dr. Christopher Kyle Renshaw - Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida
  • Dr. Ilya Vugmeyster
  • Dr. Christine Krauland - Staff Scientist, General Atomics
  • Dr. Ryan Murphy - Program Manager, Lam Research Corporation
  • Dr. Gregory McGraw - Sr. Research Scientist, Universal Display Corporation

2012

  • Dr. Matthew Ross - Sr. Research Scientist, Corning, Inc., Corning, NY
  • Dr. William Fisher - Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman
  • Dr. Anthony Visco - Design Engineer, ATK Defense Electronic Systems, Woodland Hills, California
  • Dr. Nicole Campbell - Physicist and Electrical Engineer, Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, AZ
  • Dr. Michelle (Price) Chitambar - Technology Manager, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Dr. Yisa S. Rumala - Principal Engineer, Northrop-Grumman
  • Dr. Channing Huntington - Technical Advisor, The Joint Staff
  • Dr. Leon Webster - Undergrad Lab Coordinator, Hobart and Smith College
  • Dr. Laura Spencer - R&D Engineering Manager, Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation
  • Dr. Franklin Dollar - Associate Dean of Graduate Studies for the School of Physical Sciences, University of California, Irvine
  • Dr. Andrea Bianchini - Visiting Jesuit Scholar in the Physics Department, John Carroll University
  • Dr. Naji Husseini - Associate Teaching Professor and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Michael McDonald - Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Dr. Aaron Rury - Assistant Professor, Wayne State University
  • Dr. Robert Wilson - Assistant Professor, University of California - Irvine

2011

  • Dr. Carolyn Phillips - Principal Engineer, Wayfair
  • Dr. Mark Haynes - Researcher, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Dr. Robert Wilson - Assistant Professor, University of California - Irvine
  • Dr. Katherine Smirl Truex - Assistant Professor, United States Naval Academy
  • Dr. Bo Sun - Staff Research Scientist, HRL Laboratories, LLC
  • Dr. Forrest Doss - Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dr. Paivo K. Kinnunen - Associate Professor, University of Oulu
  • Dr. Meng Zhang - Characterization Scientist, Philips Lighting, San Jose, CA
  • Dr. Shanna Shaked - Senior Associate Director of STEM Education Center, UCLA
  • Dr. Nefertiti Patrick Jackson - Biotechnology Professional, Howard University, Washington D.C.

2010

  • Dr. Ozgun Suzer - Senior Manager, Western Digital Corporation
  • Dr. Jeffrey Herbstman - Senior Data Scientist, OneMagnify
  • Dr. Xiaojing (Jane) Wang - Postdoc, Northwestern, University Medical School, Department of Medical Social Sciences
  • Dr. Vladimir A. Stoica - Postdoctoral Researcher, Pennsylvania State University
  • Dr. Malavika Chandra - Laboratory Manager, Boston College
  • Dr. Eric Harding - Staff Scientist, Sandia National Laboratory
  • Dr. Guan Huang - Director of Emerging Technologies, BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
  • Dr. Peter Muhoro - Chief Strategy, Technology and Innovation Officer, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
  • Dr. John Valenzuela - Principal Scientist, KBR

2000-2009 Applied Physics Alumni

2009

  • Dr. Craig Michael Tenney - Research Scientist, Sandia National Lab., New Mexico
  • Dr. Christopher Kelly - Associate Professor, Wayne State University
  • Dr. Kevin Haworth - Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati
  • Dr. Jasper Kok - Associate Professor, University of California - Los Angeles
  • Dr. Carolyn Kuranz - Associate Professor, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Peter Diehr 
  • Dr. Moussa Ngom - Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Dr. Mitaire Ojaruega - General Engineer, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
  • Dr. Arthur McClelland - Principal Scientist, Harvard University
  • Dr. Abigail Mechtenberg - Assistant Teaching Professor, University of Notre Dame
  • Dr. Divine Kumah - Associate Professor, North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Erik D. Kim - Senior Sensor Characterization Engineer, Waymo
  • Dr. Brenton Knuffman - Founder, zeroK NanoTech
  • Dr. Justin Edmondson - Astrophysicist, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Ganesh Narayanasamy - Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas

2008

  • Dr. Mariano Trigo - Lead Scientist, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Dr. Rodney Agayan - Senior Process Engineer, Twist Bioscience Corporation
  • Dr. Andrew Stickrath - Scientist, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • Dr. Rahul Mhaskar - R&D Manager, Keysight Technologies
  • Dr. J. Bianca Jackson - Advanced Optics Engineer, General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Dr. Shawn Grannell - Inventor, Ann Arbor
  • Dr. Catherine Herne - Associate Professor, SUNY New Paltz
  • Dr. Kevin Landmark - Technical Sales Manager, Northern Technologies International Corporation
  • Dr. Stephen Reed - Chief Scientist, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.

2007

  • Dr. Brandon McNaughton - President and CEO, Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc., Ann Arbor
  • Dr. Tara Cubel-Liebisch - Strategy Officer, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany
  • Dr. Joel McDonald - R&D Strategy Leader, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI
  • Dr. Yi-Juinn Chien - Senior Research Engineer, AUO, Taiwan
  • Dr. Elizabeth Carroll - Assistant Professor, Delft University of Technology

2006

  • Dr. Zetian Mi - Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Louis Deslauriers - Director of Science Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences & Senior Preceptor in Physics, Harvard University
  • Dr. Don Ahmasi Harris - Senior Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Dr. Benny Perez Rodriguez - Substrate Technology Development Engineer, Intel Corporation
  • Dr. Cheng Zhong - Chief Technology Officer, BGI Research
  • Dr. Alex Manasson - Senior Data Scientist, International Flavors and Fragrances

2005

  • Dr. Abishai Daniel - Quality and Reliability Engineer, Intel Corp.
  • Dr. Jared Wahlstrand - PHysicist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Dr. Titaina Potdevin - Regional Program Coordinator, Park Victoria, Australia
  • Dr. Karthik Vishwanath - Associate Professor, Miami University of Ohio
  • Dr. Juraj Topolancik - Research Scientist, Building Something Different
  • Dr. Codrin Cionca - Engineer, Ford Motor Company
  • Dr. Jeff Anker - Professor, Clemson University
  • Dr. Jevne Micheau Cunningham - Micheau Intelligencia, LTD., Technical Venture Capital Consulting, Seattle, Wa
  • Dr. Adrian Cavalieri - Professor, University of Bern, Switzerland

2004

  • Dr. Adrienne Stiff-Roberts - Professor, Duke University
  • Dr. Kim M. Lewis - Professor and Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Programs, and Natural Sciences, Howard University
  • Dr. Jason Deibel - Chair, Department of Physics, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
  • Dr. Mira Franke - Lecturer in Computer Science, Kean University
  • Dr. Mon Myaing - Statistical Research Assistant II, Seattle Children's Research
  • Dr. Jason Smerdon - Lamont Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
  • Dr. Alisa I. Walz-Flannigan - Medical Physicist, Marshfield Clinic
  • Dr. Kyoungsik Kim - Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea
  • Dr. Kathryn Clay - President, International Liquid Terminals Association

2003

  • Dr. Jiming Bao - Professor, ECE, University of Houston
  • Dr. Jochen Kruecker - Senior Scientist, Philips
  • Dr. Paul Van Rompay - Software Engineering Manager, Atmospheric and Environmental Research
  • Dr. Scott Peltier - Research Scientist, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Research Scientist, Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan

2002

  • Dr. Oliver Kripfgans - Research Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Christopher Search - Associate Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Delia Cabrera DeBuc - Research Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, McKnight Vision Research Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Dr. Peter Cabauy - CEO, City Labs, Miami Florida
  • Dr. Catalin Florea - Lead Optical Systems Engineer, Honeywell
  • Dr. Takashi Buma - Associate Professor, Union College

2001

  • Dr. Alranzo (Boh) Ruffin - Senior Research Manager, Corning, Inc.
  • Dr. Maureen Mellody - Director, NRC Executive Office, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Washington D.C.
  • Dr. Sanjay Krishna - George R. Smith Chair in Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Gregory Garrett - Research Scientist, Argonne National Labs, Argonne IL

2000

  • Dr. Peter Muhoro - Chief Strategy, Technology and Innovation Officer, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
  • Dr. Jayson Cohen - Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP, NY
  • Dr. Christopher Fischer - Director of Engineering Physics, University of Kansas
  • Dr. Jeff Guest - Research Scientist, Argonne National Lab., Chicago IL
  • Dr. Yi He - VP-Fellow, Cypress Semiconductor
  • Dr. Erik Zeek - Senior Member Technical Staff, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, NM
  • Dr. Yifei Zhang - Principle Scientist Design, Broadcom, Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Dr. Brooke Stutzman - Professor of Physics, United States Coast Guard Academy

1991-1999 Applied Physics Alumni

1999

  • Dr. Hongtao Jiang - Senior Principle Scientist, Broadcom Corp, Irvine CA
  • Dr. Amos Kuditcher - Professor of Physics, University of Ghana
  • Dr. Hai-Wen Wang
  • Dr. Guy Williams - Chief Engineer, IRCM & EOIR Business Area Northrop Grumman Corp., Chicago IL
  • Dr. Nicolas Bonadeo - Head of Applied Physics, Tenaris R&D, Argentina
  • Dr. Eric Monson - Research Scientist, Duke University, Physics Department
  • Dr. Dmitri Litinov - Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Houston TX

1998

  • Dr. Joanne Wellman - JPL, Pasadena CA
  • Dr. Robert Wagner - Law School
  • Dr. Jian He

1997

  • Dr. Tracy Abbott - Morse, Intel , Portland OR
  • Dr. Rob Goodwin
  • Dr. Chandra Raman - Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Steven Rosenblum - Manager, Lasers & Light Management at Corning Incorporated

1996

  • Dr. Beth Weinberg - Principal Scientist, Technical Services Division at Manufacturing Techniques, Inc. (MTEQ), Washington, DC
  • Dr. John E. Foster - Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Qi-Ze Shu - Scientist, Light Connect, Newark, CA
  • Dr. Steve Smith - Associate Professor Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Department, Program Director Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Department
  • Dr. Vinod Subramaniam - Professor of Biophysical Engineering at MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology and Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Dr. Chuck Taylor - Scientist, K Space, Ann Arbor Michigan
  • Dr. Kaiyan Zhang - Dir. Adv. Tech at K Lab Corporation, New York, New York
  • Dr. Brandon Barnett - Director of Business Innovation, Intel, Portland OR
  • Dr. Steven J. Kane - Reveo, Hawthorne NY
  • Dr. Donnell Walton - Applications Engineer at Corning Incorporated

1995

  • Dr. Lei Zhao - Motorola; Albuquerque NM
  • Dr. Eric A. Arons - Senior Research Scientist, SRI International, Corona CA

1994

  • Dr. Xinbing Liu - Scientist, Panasonic, Boston, MA
  • Dr. Steven W. Brown - NIST, Gaithersburg MD
  • Dr. Mark Johnson - Senior R & D Manager, Synopsys

1993

  • Dr. Mark S. Amman - Lawrence Berkeley Nat'l Lab
  • Dr. Alan L. Lenef - Osram Sylvania
  • Dr. Ping Xie - Solarfun Power Holdings Co. , Ltd., President of the China Division

1992

  • Dr. Steven T. Cundiff - Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Dr. Weijian Sha - SDL, San Jose CA
  • Dr. Chris W. Snyder
  • Dr. Feng An - CE-CERT, UCR, Riverside CA

1991

  • Dr. Lizhong Liu - Asst. Prof, SUNY Upstate Med. Univ.
  • Dr. Yi Chen - AT&T Bell Labs, NJ
  • Dr. Hong Yan - Associate Professor of Finance (with tenure), University of South Carolina