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Graduate Students in the Applied Physics Program

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Bianca Baldassarri

Bianca Baldassarri

Wolverton, C. Group

Phone number: 847-467-1186
Office location: Tech M485
BiancaBaldassarri2022@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Bianca searches for new materials for thermochemical water-splitting applications through high and low throughput DFT calculations.

Ali Ehlen

Ali Ehlen

Olvera de la Cruz, M. Group

Phone number: 847-491-5958
Office location: Cook 4033
aehlen@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Ali uses molecular dynamics simulations to better understand assembly of soft matter and biophysical systems.

Jun Guan

Jun Guan

Odom, T., Schatz, G. Groups

Phone number: 847-491-7553
Office location: Tech KG56
JunGuan2021@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Jun's research focuses on integrating plasmonic lattices with quantum emitters and engineering light-matter interactions at the nanoscale.

Katherine Harmon

Katherine Harmon

Bedzyk, M. Group

Phone number: 847-491-7677
Office location: Cook 1155
KatherineHarmon2020@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Katherine uses anomalous x-ray scattering techniques to probe adsorbed ion structure at charged solid-liquid interfaces and to investigate charge storage in the electrochemical double layer that forms at electrode-electrolyte boundaries.

Huanbo Jiang

Huanbo Jiang

Odom, T. Group

Office location: Tech KG 56
HuanboJiang2023@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Huanbo works on the quantum properties of nanoparticle array plasmonics.

Saugat Kandel

Saugat Kandel

X-ray Optics and Microscopy (Jacobsen, C. Group)

Phone number: 847-467-0218
Office location: Dearborn 9D
SaugatKandel@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Saugat is exploring computational techniques for high-resolution imaging with x-ray microscopy methods.

Jimmy Kuo

Jimmy Kuo

Snyder, J. Group

Phone number: 847-491-5286
Office location: Cook 3050
JimmyKuo2021@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Jimmy is looking for good descriptors of electronic band structures for high throughput calculations.

Trevor LaMountain

Trevor LaMountain

Stern, N. Group

Phone number: n/a
Office location: Tech F318
TrevorLamountain2020@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Trevor's research is currently focused on understanding the electronic and optical properties of two-dimensional materials. He is particularly interested in using these materials to control the interaction of light and matter at the quantum level for future quantum information technologies.

Yaohua Li

Yaohua Li

Olvera de la Cruz, M. Group

Phone number: 847-491-5958
Office location: Cook 4033
yaohuali2020@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Yaohua uses coarse-grained molecular dynamics to study charged soft-matter, such as proteins and nanoparticles in electrolyte solutions.

Arthur McCray

Arthur McCray

Petford-Long, A. Group

Office location: ANL 241, B068
ArthurMccray2018@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Arthur's research is using Lorentz microscopy to study magnetic nanostructures and develop skyrmion racetracks.

Dingwen Qian

Dingwen Qian

Olvera de la Cruz, M. Group

Phone number: 847-491-5958
Office location: Room 4033, Cook Hall
DingwenQian2023@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Dingwen studies the driving force of nanoparticles assembly and many body effects in nanoparticles' transport. He is relating his model to biological phenomena and engineering applications.

Anirudh Ramesh

Anirudh Ramesh

Kumar, P. Group

Phone number: 847-467-2261
Office location: Tech M350
AnirudhRamesh2023@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Anirudh is working on quantum state tomography of photonic qubits to calculate their density matrix. This involves both simulations and experiments to conduct the measurements.

Sajid Ali Syed

Sajid Ali Syed

X-ray Optics and Microscopy (Jacobsen, C. Group)

Phone number: 847-467-0218
Office location: Dearborn 9D
SajidSyed2021@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Sajid works on developing scalable and efficient computational methods for x-ray wave propagation.

Alexander Tyner

Alexander Tyner

Goswami, P. Group

Office location: Tech F328
AlexanderTyner2022@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Alex works on theoretical problems in condensed matter physics, with a special focus on topological properties.

Sruthi Venkataramanababu

Sruthi Venkataramanababu

Odom, B. Group

Phone number: 847-491-8738
Office location: Mudd 1185
sruthivenkataramanababu2022@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Sruthi works on laser cooling and quantum control of molecular ions in a Paul trap. 

Ziwei Wang

Ziwei Wang

Luijten, E. Group

Phone number: 847-467-1703
Office location: Tech M322
ZiweiWang2015@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Ziwei's research focuses on computational studies of soft materials, such as self-assembly of anisotropic nanoparticles and dipolar fluids near a dielectric interface.

Yiping Wang

Yiping Wang

Kovachy, T. Group

Phone number: 847-491-3440
Office location: Mudd 1164
YipingWang2023@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Yiping's current research focuses on the laser system of a 100-meter tall atom interferometer for gravitational wave detection and searches for ultralight scalar dark matter.

Yi Wang

Yi Wang

Odom, T. Group

Office location: Tech KG56
YiWang2023@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Yi's research focuses on creating nanowrinkles in polymer films based on chemical treatment of the surface and the development of new nanofabrication tools to create different architectures.

Xin Xu

Xin Xu

Haile, S. Group

Phone number: 847-467-5345
Office location: Cook 2034
XinXu2019@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Xin's research focuses on the charge transport in the mixed ionic-electronic conductors, especially on the unprecedented transport characteristics across homo-interfaces.

Xinyuan You

Xinyuan You

Koch, J. Group

Phone number: 847-491-4558
Office location: Tech F330
xinyuanyou2015@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Theoretical study of superconducting qubits in the presence of noise sources.

Hang Yuan

Hang Yuan

Olvera de la Cruz, M. Group

Phone number: (847) 491-3601
Office location: Cook Hall Room 4003
HangYuan2022@u.northwestern.edu
Research Content: Hang is mainly focused on understanding the robotic behaviors of the soft materials which involve the coupling between magnetics and elasticity at various length scales.

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