Applied Physics Alumni

Alumni

Year of degree is indicated for MS/PhD recipients. Email addresses B/A should be restored to A@B.

  • JohnBjorkholm

    Bjorkholm, John E.

    1966
    Contact:

    I got my PhD. from the Department of Applied Physics in 1966.  I believe that my PhD was the first ... Read More

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    Black-Schaffer, Annica

    2009
    Currently:
    Assistant professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Contact:

  • PhillipBroussard

    Broussard, Phillip

    1987
    Currently:
    Professor of Physics, Covenant College, Lookout Mtn, GA
    Contact:

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    Burkhard, George

    2011
    Currently:
    Staff scientist at Stanford Univ, Stanford, CA

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    Cawthon, Martin Ross

    Currently:
    Scholar @ Large, ChipChat
    Contact:

    ChipChat provides software development and IT consulting services to companies in the USA and Japan.

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    Chabot-Couture, Guillaume

    2010
    Currently:
    Research Scientist at Intellectual Ventures Lab Disease eradication modeling

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    Choi, Bokyung

    2012
    Currently:
    Univfy Inc

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    Cizek, Nick

    2010
    Currently:
    Fellow, ARPA-E
    Contact:

    ARPA-E is a new agency within the Dept. of Energy launched by Secretary Chu. The Fellows are intende ... Read More

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    Clark, Susan

    2010
    Currently:
    Post Doctoral researcher and Joint Quantum Institute Fellow at University of Maryland in Chris Monroe's trapped Ion quantum information group
    Contact:

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    Dessau, Kathryn Li

    1992
    Currently:
    Assoc. Director Marketing and Development, PhET Interactive Simulations, University of Colorado Boulder
    Contact:

    Dan and I live in Boulder, CO with our two kids and dog.

  • RafaelDinner

    Dinner, Rafael

    2007
    Currently:
    Staff Scientist at Areté Associates (arete.com) in Northridge, CA, designing remote sensing systems.
    Contact:

    http://arete.com

  • DanielDobkin

    Dobkin, Daniel M.

    1985
    Currently:
    Consultant in wireless networking and embedded design, Sunnyvale.
    Contact:

  • JeanLucDoumont

    Doumont, Jean-luc

    1991
    Currently:
    Founding partner, Principiae
    Contact:

    Jean-luc Doumont now devotes his time and energy to training engineers, scientists, business people, ... Read More

  • valleypeak

    Eser, Umut

    2012
    Currently:
    Postdoc at Harvard Medical School
    Contact:

    Research interests: On the origin and function of transcriptional pauses; Transcription mechanisms i ... Read More

  • AndreFaraon

    Faraon, Andrei

    2009
    Currently:
    Postdoctoral Fellow Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA

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    Fauchet, Phillippe M.

    1984
    Contact:

    Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor at the Ins ... Read More

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    Fazal, Furqan

    Currently:
    Postdoctoral researcher in a genomics lab at Stanford

  • ShaneFazzio

    Fazzio, Shane

    1994
    Currently:
    Leader of technology transfer at Honeywell Labs (Minneapolis).
    Contact:

    I provide the interface between the research labs and business divisions to successfully move new te ... Read More

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    Feng, Albert Zhuoluo

    2014
    Currently:
    Shenzhen, China/ Business consultant

  • JimFienup

    Fienup, James R.

    1975
    Contact:

    Robert E. Hopkins Professor of Optics Professor, Center for Visual Science Senior Scientist, Laborat ... Read More

  • JulieFouquet

    Fouquet, Julie E.

    1986
    Currently:
    Senior Principal Research Scientist, Avago Technologies, San Jose
    Contact:

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    Giacomozzi, Chad

    2005
    Currently:
    Major, United States Army, Nuclear and Counterproliferation Officer, Washington DC
    Contact:

  • TreyGordon

    Gordon, Trey

    1995
    Currently:
    Manager, BCA Nondestructive Evaluation - Program & In-Service Support, Boeing Research & Technology
    Contact:

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    Gross, Thomas P.

    Currently:
    Washington, DC/Attorney
    Contact:

    After finishing my Stanford degree and law school, I worked at the U.S. Dept. of Energy handling int ... Read More

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    Guo, Wenqiong

    2016
    Currently:
    Software Engineer at Google

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    He, Ruihua

    2010
    Currently:
    Assistant Professor of Physics at Boston College
    Contact:

    https://www2.bc.edu/ruihua-he/

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    Hicks, Clifford W.

    2009
    Currently:
    Postdoctoral research fellow, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK

  • eric hoke

    Hoke, Eric

    2012
    Currently:
    Stanford University, Research associate
    Contact:

    Associate Director for the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics

  • ToddHylton

    Hylton, Todd

    1991
    Currently:
    I am working as a program manager for DARPA and sponsoring research in neuromorphic electronics, computing, complex systems, and intelligence.

  • YCJUN

    Jun, Young Chul

    2011
    Currently:
    Postdoctoral Researcher at Sandia National Laboratories
    Contact:

  • MichaelJura

    Jura, Michael

    2009
    Currently:
    Device Scientist at Bandgap Engineering, working on silicon nanowire photovoltaics
    Contact:

  • BiancaKeeler

    Keeler, Bianca

    2003
    Currently:
    Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    Contact:

  • NaYoungKim

    Kim, Na Young

    2006
    Currently:
    Research Associate in Ginzton Laboratoy
    Contact:

  • ChrisKing

    King, Chris

    1972
    Currently:
    Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Planar Systems.
    Contact:

    Planar Systems is a pioneering flat panel display company based on electroluminescent thin film te ... Read More

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    Kinkhabwala, Anika

    2010
    Currently:
    Device Characterization Engineer at Solopower

  • MikeKirk

    Kirk, Mike

    1989
    Currently:
    EVP at KLA-Tencor, Milpitas CA
    Contact:

  • PrajwalKulkarni

    Kulkarni, Prajwal

    2009
    Currently:
    Science and Technology Policy Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. I am placed at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    Contact:

    prajwalk.wordpress.com

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    Kung, Pam

    1996
    Currently:
    freelancing

    microwave, antenna, computational EM

  • Naoko

    Kurahashi, Naoko

    2010
    Currently:
    University of Wisconsin, Madison (postdoc on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory experiment)

  • Lloyd Lacomb

    LaComb, Lloyd

    1989
    Currently:
    Research Professor College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
    Contact:

    Currently researching compact UV lasers for Raman Spectroscopy and vidoe-rate holography

  • ThaddeusLadd

    Ladd, Thaddeus D.

    2005
    Currently:
    Research Staff Physicist at HRL Laboratories, LLC in Malibu, CA
    Contact:

  • MatthewLawrence

    Lawrence, Matthew

    2001
    Currently:
    Manager of Optical Performance at Areva Solar, a large-scale solar thermal energy company
    Contact:

  • jongmin_lee

    Lee, Jongmin

    2011
    Currently:
    Postdoctoral Researcher at Joint Quantum Institute
    Contact:

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    Lewellen, John

    1997
    Currently:
    Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School

    Working on high-brightness superconducting electron beam sources.

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    Lu, Mingwu

    2014
    Currently:
    Postdoc researcher at Caltech

  • StephanieMajewski

    Majewski, Stephanie

    2007
    Currently:
    Postdoctoral research associate at Brookhaven National Laboratory, particle physicist on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider.
    Contact:

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    Manalis, Scott

    1998
    Currently:
    MIT, Department of Biological Engineering

  • PaulaMariwala

    Mariwala, Paula

    1990
    Contact:

    Managing Director, Seedfund, an early stage venture capital fund and business incubator, based in Mu ... Read More

  • mattox

    Mattox, John

    1986
    Currently:
    Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, Fayetteville State Univ.
    Contact:

    Mattox worked on super conductive devices in the Geballe/Beasley group from 1981 until 1984. He then ... Read More

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    McGuinness, Christopher

    2012
    Currently:
    post doc in Radiation Oncology at UCSF
    Contact:

  • Muennemann, Frank

    1988
    Currently:
    Working at SA Photonics as a Systems Engineer. I deal with issues relating to EM propagation, RF design, telecomm.
    Contact:

  • XuOuyang

    Ouyang, Xu

    2001
    Currently:
    Program Manager, Global Technology Alliance, IBM, New York
    Contact:

  • Alex_Panchula

    Panchula, Alex

    2004
    Currently:
    Director of Prediction and Performance, First Solar

    Alex is currently the Director of Prediction, Performance and Field Reliability Monitoring groups at ... Read More

  • jason_pelc

    Pelc, Jason

    2012
    Currently:
    Hewlett-Packard Labs / Postdoctoral Associate

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    Peralta, Edgar

    2014
    Currently:
    Exponent Failure Analysis Associates/Associate

  • plonka

    Plonka, Nachum

    2015
    Currently:
    Data Scientist

    I received my PhD in 2015, for research in computational condensed matter physics, particularly high ... Read More

  • nano_david_press

    Press, David

    2010
    Currently:
    LED Device Scientist, Soraa Inc.

    David Press is currently working to make low-cost, energy efficient LED lighting a reality. He compl ... Read More

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    Rolandi, Marco

    2005
    Currently:
    Assistant Professor
    Contact:

    Department of Materials Science and Engineering University of Washington, Seattle, WA http://faculty ... Read More

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    Samulon, Eric

    2010
    Currently:
    Postdoctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Contact:

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    Scaccabarozzi, Luigi

    2006
    Currently:
    Sr. Architect, ASML Netherlands, EUV Research

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    Sebastian, Suchitra

    2006
    Currently:
    University of Cambridge, Royal Society Research Fellow in Physics

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    Sim, Yen Ling Adelene

    2012
    Currently:
    Singapore/Post-doc

  • JeffSnyder

    Snyder, Jeffrey G.

    1997
    Currently:
    Director of Thermoelectric Materials research group in Materials Science at Caltech.

    thermoelectrics.caltech.edu

  • ToddSulchek

    Sulchek, Todd

    2002
    Currently:
    Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Georgia Tech
    Contact:

    http://www.me.gatech.edu/sulchekBBL/

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    Thomas, Richard

    1977
    Currently:
    Brookhaven, NY. Retired.

    After graduating from Stanford in 1977, I worked at Brookhaven National Laboratory for thirty years; ... Read More

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    Thomas, Richard

    1977
    Currently:
    Brookhaven, NY / retired

    Received Ph.D. in 1977. I worked at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, from Feb 1977 until r ... Read More

  • LinTian

    Tian, Lin

    Currently:
    Assistant Professor, UC Merced

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    Tompkins, W. Hal

    1986
    Currently:
    LCLS X-Ray Operations Department Head at SLAC
    Contact:

  • MarkTopinka

    Topinka, Mark

    Currently:
    co-founder of Alion Inc., solar startup near Berkeley, CA

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    Turner, Richard

    2015
    Currently:
    R&D Engineer @ Otherlab

    Building flying machines.

  • SharonUngersma

    Ungersma, Sharon

    2006
    Currently:
    Scientist at Amgen, Inc. in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Contact:

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    Vacca, Giacomo

    2001
    Currently:
    Founder and President, Kinetic River
    Contact:

    At Kinetic River we provide consulting and contract design services to the life-science and biomedic ... Read More

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    Vishik, Inna

    2013
    Currently:
    Pappalardo Fellow in MIT physics department

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    Waldman, Sam

    2005
    Currently:
    Space Exploration Technologies
    Contact:

    After several years pursuing astrophysics with the LIGO collaboration, I’ve landed at SpaceX d ... Read More

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    Wilt, Brian

    2011
    Currently:
    Jawbone Principal Data Scientist

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    Wong, Terrence

    1988
    Currently:
    Principal at Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP Patent Prosecution & Strategy
    Contact:

  • RobertYoungquist

    Youngquist, Robert C.

    1984
    Currently:
    Lead, NASA Kennedy Space Center Applied Physics Lab
    Contact:

  • YuZongfu

    Yu, Zongfu

    2009
    Currently:
    Post-doctoral researcher in Electrical Engineering Department at Stanford University

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    Zdasiuk, George

    1981
    Currently:
    Senior V/P. /C.T.O. - Varian Medical Systems
    Contact:

  • GabrielZeltzer

    Zeltzer, Gabriel

    2007
    Currently:
    Research Staff Member at Hitachi Research, San Jose Research Center
    Contact: