Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2022

Faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Distinguished Professors

Deshpande, Abhay, Ph.D., 1995, Yale University: Nucleon spin, heavy ion physics and precision electroweak physics.

Dill, Ken, Ph.D., 1978, UCSD, La Jolla: Physical Biology.

Drees, Axel K., Chair of the Department, Ph.D., 1989, University of Heidelberg, Germany: Experimental nuclear physics; relativistic heavy ions.

Kharzeev, Dmitri, Ph.D., 1990, Moscow State University: Heavy ion physics and particle theory

Lattimer, James M., Ph.D., 1976, University of Texas: Nuclear, neutrino and high- energy astrophysics; supernovae, neutron stars, dense matter; grain formation; isotopic anomalies in meteorites.

Likharev, Konstantin K. , Ph.D., 1969, Moscow State University, Russia: Mesoscopic physics.

Jung, Chang Kee, Ph.D., 1986, Indiana University: Experimental high-energy physics.

McCoy, Barry M. , Ph.D., 1967, Harvard University.C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics.  Theoretical physics; statistical mechanics.

Shuryak, Edward, Ph.D., 1974, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia: Theoretical nuclear physics.

Sterman, George , Director of C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics. Ph.D., 1974, University of Maryland: Theoretical physics.

Stephens, Peter W., Ph.D., 1978, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Experimental condensed matter physics. 

Van Nieuwenhuizen, Peter , Ph.D., 1971, University of Utrecht, Netherlands. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics. Theoretical physics; quantum field theory.

Metcalf, Harold J., Ph.D., 1967, Brown University: Atomic physics; laser cooling and trapping; atom optics; precision stark spectroscopy; lasers and optics.

Hemmick, Thomas, Ph.D., 1989, University of Rochester: Experimental nuclear physics; relativistic heavy ions.

Professors

Abanov, Alexander, Ph.D., 1997, University of Chicago: Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics.

Alvarez-Gaume, Luis, Director, Simons Center, Ph.D., 1980, Stony Brook University: Theoretical Physics and Cosmology.

Armitage, Philip J., Ph.D. 1996, Cambridge University: Theoretical astrophysics.

Averin, Dmitri V., Ph.D., 1987, Moscow State University, Russia: Theoretical condensed matter physics.

Essig, Rouven, Ph.D., 2008, Rutgers University.C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Theoretical particle physics.

Fernandez-Serra, Maria Victoria, Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2005: Computational condensed matter.

Gonzalez-Garcia, Concha , Ph.D., 1991, Universidad de Valencia, Spain. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics.  Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics

Hobbs, John, Ph.D., 1991, University of Chicago: Experimental high-energy physics.



Kharzeev, Ph.D., 1990, Moscow State University: Heavy ion physics and partlcle theory.

Komargodski, Zohar, Ph.D., Weizmann Institute of Science, 2008: Theoretical Physics.

Korepin, Vladimir , Ph.D., 1977, Leningrad University, Russia: C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Theoretical physics.

Lanzetta, Kenneth M., Ph. D. 1988, University of Pittsburgh.  Extragalactic Astronomy.

Li, Qiang. Ph. D. 1991, Iowa State University. Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Litvinenko, Vladimir, Ph.D. 1989, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia: Accelerator physics and free electron lasers.

McCarthy, Robert L., Ph.D., 1971, University of California, Berkeley: Experimental high-energy physics.

Meade, Patrick, Ph.D. , 2006, Cornell University: phenomenological and theoretical explorations of the terascale. theoretical physics.

Mendez, Emilio E., BNL. Ph.D., 1979, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Experimental condensed matter physics.

Mihaly, Laszlo, Ph.D., 1977, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary: Experimental condensed matter physics.

Misewich, James, Ph.D., 1984, Cornell University: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics.

Nekrasov, Nikita , Ph.D. 1996, Princeton University. Simons Center for Geometry and Physics: Mathematical physics.

Perna, Rosalba, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1999. High Energy Astrophysics.

Rastelli, Leonardo , Ph.D., 2000, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: String Theory.

Rocek, Martin , Ph.D., 1979, Harvard University. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics:Theoretical physics: supersymmetry and supergravity.

Rijssenbeek, Michael, Ph.D., 1979, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands: Experimental high-energy physics.

Schneble, Dominik A., Ph.D., 2002, University of Konstanz: Experimental atomic physics, ultracold quantum gases.

Shrock, Robert , Ph.D., 1975, Princeton University. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Theoretical physics; gauge theories; statistical mechanics.

Siegel, Warren , Ph.D., 1977, University of California, Berkeley. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Theoretical physics; strings.

Teaney, Derek. Ph.D., 2001 Stony Brook University: Nuclear theory.

Verbaarschot, Jacobus J.M., Ph.D., University of Utrecht, 1982. Theoretical physics, strong interactions, random matrix theory, many body quantum physics.

Walter, Fredrick M., Ph.D., 1981, University of California, Berkeley: Stellar astrophysics, including X-ray optical and infrared photometry and spectroscopy; pre-main sequence objects.

Weinacht, Thomas, Ph.D., 2000, University of Michigan: Quantum Optics and Atomic Physics. Zahed, Ismail, Ph.D., 1983, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Theoretical nuclear physics.

Zamolodchikov, Alexander, Ph.D., 1978, Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Moscow 1978: Theoretical Physics.

Associate Professors

Allison, Thomas, Ph.D., 2010, University of California at Berkeley: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Experiment.

Calder, Alan, Ph.D., 1997, Vanderbilt University: Observational Astronomy

Dawber, Matthew, Ph.D., 2003, Cambridge University: Experimental condensed matter physics

Du, Xu, Assistant Professor, Ph.D, University of Florida, 2004. Experimental condensed matter physics.

Farr, William M.,Ph.D., 2010, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Astronomy.

Figueroa, Eden, Ph.D. , 2008, University of Calgary/University of Konstanz, 2008: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Experiment.

Kiryluk, Joanna, Ph.D., 2000, University of Warsaw: Neutrino physics.

Koda, Jin, Ph.D., University of Tokyo, 2002. Astronomy.

Liu, Mengkun, Ph.D., 2012, Boston University: Condensed Matter – experimental and device physics.

McGrew, Clark, Ph.D., 1994, University of California Irvine: Experimental High Energy Physics.

Piacquadio, Giacinto, Ph.D., 2010, University of Freiburg: Experimental High Energy Physics.

Sehgal, Neelima, Ph.D., 2008, Rutgers University: Galaxies and cosmology.

Tsybychev, Dmitri, Ph.D., 2004 University of Florida: Experimental high energy physics.

Wei, Tzu-Chieh, Ph.D., 2005,University of Illinois, Urbana. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Theoretical Particle physics.

Wilking, Michael, PhD., 2009, University of Colorado, Boulder: Experimental High Energy physics.

Zingale, Michael, Ph.D. 2000, University of Chicago: Computational astrophysics.

Assistant Professors

Bernauer, Jan Chrispher, Ph.D. 2010, Universitaet Mainz, Germany: Nuclear Experiment.

Cano, Jennifer, Ph.D., 2015, University of California, Santa Barbara: Condensed Matter Theory.

Dreyer, Cyrus E., Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Santa Barbara: Computational Condensed Matter.

Miranda, Vivian, Ph. D. 2015, The University of Chicago. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Cosmology.

Shao, Shu-Hung, Ph. D. 2016, Harvard University, C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Theoretical Physics.

Syritsyn, Sergey, Ph.D., 2010, MIT: Theorectical Nuclear Physics.

Vafaei-Najafabadi, Navid, Ph.D., UCLA, 2016: Experimental Accelerator Physics.

von der Linden, Anja, Ph.D., 2007, Ludwig Maximilian Universitaet Muenchen: Astrophysics.

Wilking, Michael, PhD., 2009, University of Colorado, Boulder: Experimental High Energy physics.

 

Brookhaven Professor

Ben-Zvi, Ilan, Ph.D., 1967, Weizmann Institute, Israel: Accelerator and beam physics.

 

Research Faculty

Allen, Philip B., Ph.D., 1969, University of California, Berkeley: Theoretical condensed matter physics.

David, Gabor, Ph. D., 1991, Ph.D. Stony Brook University: Nuclear Physics

Grannis, Paul D., Emeritus, Ph.D.,1965, University of California, Berkeley: Experimental high-energy physics.

Nomerotski, Andrei, Ph.D., 1996, University of Padua: Cosmology and Instrumentation.

Semenov, Vasili, Ph.D., 1975, Moscow State University: Experimental condensed matter physics.

Swesty, Douglas, Ph.D., 1993, Stony Brook University: Computational astrophysics.

da Via, Cinzia, Ph.D., University of Glasgow, 1997: Experimental high Energy Physics.

 

Adjunct Faculty

Belomestnykh, Sergey, Ph.D. 1998, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics. Accelerator Physics.

Cunsolo, Alessandro, Ph.D. 1999, University Joseph Fourier – Grenoble. Inelastic X-Ray Scattering.

Das, Kunal K., Ph. D, 2001, Stony Brook University, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Theory.

Dawson, Sally, Ph.D. 1981, Harvard University. Theoretical physics, collider phenomenology.

Eisaman, Matthew, Ph.D. , 2006, Harvard University: Experimental Condensed Mater Physics.

Fedurin, Mikhael G., Ph.D., 2000, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Accelerator Physics.

Fluerasu, Andrei, Ph.D. 2004, McGill University. Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Gu, Genda, Ph.D,, 1989, Harbin Inst. Of Technology: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics.

Hao, Yue, Ph.D., 2008, Indiana University: Accelerator physics.

Kayran, Dmitry, Ph.D., Novosibirsk State University, 2001:. Accelerator Physics.

Ku, Wei, Ph.D., 2000, University of Tennessee: Theoretical condensed matter physics.

Kumar, Krishna S. Ph.D. 1990, Syracuse University. Experimental nuclear and heavy ion physics.

Loverde, Marilena, Ph.D., 2009, Columbia University. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Cosmology.

Meot, Francois, Ph. D. 1982, Polytechnic Institute Grenoble. Accelerator Physics.

Ocko, Ben. Ph. D., 1984, MIT. Experimental Condensed Matter Physics.

Petrovic, Cedomir, Ph.D., 2000, Florida State University: Condensed matter physics.

Schenke, Bjoern Peter, Ph.D., 2008, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany High energy nuclear theory.

Shen, Qun, Ph. D., 1987, Purdue University. Experimental Condensed Matter Physics.

Venugopalan, Raju, Ph.D., 1992, Stony Brook University: Theoretical nuclear physics.

Worcester, Elizabeth, Ph.D. 2007. University of Chicago. Experimental High Energy Physics.

Zhu, Yimei, Ph.D., 1987, Nagoya University: Condensed matter physics.

 

Emeritus

Goldhaber, Alfred S. , Ph.D., 1964, Princeton University. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics: Theoretical physics; nuclear theory; particle physics.

Koch, Peter M., Ph.D., 1974, Yale University: Experimental atomic physics; quantum chaos; nonlinear dynamics.

Yang, Chen Ning , Emeritus. Ph.D., 1948, University of Chicago. C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics. Theoretical physics; field theory; statistical mechanics; particle physics.

 

Affiliated Faculty

Jia, Jiangyong, Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 2003: Experimental Relativistic Nuclear Physics.

Johnson, Christopher J., Ph.D., 2011, University of California San Diego. Department of Chemistry: Atomic and Molecular Physics.

Lacey, Roy, Ph.D., 1987, Stony Brook University. Department of Chemistry: High Energy Nuclear Physics.

Wang, Jin, Ph.D. 1991, University of Illinois: Department of Chemistry: Biology of physics.