Ph.D. Recipients

UC Davis Physics Alumni, this list is a work in progress as the department attempts to pull together information from the past 50 years. If you are a Ph.D. recipient whose degree is not acknowledged here, the department would appreciate your help! Please contact our graduate program coordinator at so that your accomplishment may be recognized here as quickly as possible, and please accept our sincere apologies for the unintentional omission.

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Degree recipients are sorted by advisor.

Andreas Albrecht

  • Pedro Ferreira (1995, Imperial College) "Observational Consequences of Cosmological Phase Transitions". First position: Faculty member, Oxford University.
  • James Robinson (1997, Imperial College) "Testing Theories of Structure Formation in the Early Universe".
  • Benjamin Wandelt (1998, Imperial College) "Confronting Theories of Structure Formation with Observation".
  • Jochen Weller (2000) First position: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cambridge University.
  • Constantinos Skordis (2002) "The Accelerating Universe: Models and Consequences".
  • Benjamin Gold (2005) "Cosmic Acceleration and the Theory of the Microwave Background"
  • Michael Barnard (2008) "Investigations in Theoretical Cosmology". First position: Assistant Researcher, John Hopkins
  • Mark Yashar (2009) "Topics in Microlensing and Dark Energy".
  • Brandon Bozek (2009) "Explorations in dark energy".
  • Augusta Abrahamse (2010) "Constraining Dark Energy".
  • Andrew Joseph Scacco (2016) "Finite Inflation, Holography, and Dark Matter Annihilation".
  • Benoit Julien Richard (2016) "The Troublemaker in The Back: Equilibrium And Sources of Particle Backreaction In FRW Universes".
  • Daniel Phillips (2014) "Measures, Probability and Holography in Cosmology".
  • Henry Stoltenberg (2017) "Before Inflation and After Black Holes". First position: Postdoctoral Scholar at Okinowa Institute of Science and Technology.
  • Nadia Bolis (2017) "Observational Consequences of Entanglement During Inflation". First Position: Postdoc at Central European Institute for Cosmology and Fundamental Physics, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Andrew Arrasmith (2019) "Information and the Universe". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico. Current position: Rigetti Computing
  • Rose Baunach (2023)

Robert H. Becker

  • David R. Alves (1998) "The Nine Million Star Color-Magnitude Diagram of the Large Magellanic Cloud". First position: Postdoctoral research position, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Uriel Giveon (2006) "New catalogsof radio compact H II regions in the Milky Way".
  • Tanya Urrutia (2008) "Discovery and Analysis of Dust-Reddened Type 1 Quasars - Finding the Missing Link in Quasar Evoluation". First position: Postdoctoral research at Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics, Potsdam, Germany
  • Jacqueline Hodge (2010) "Using Wide-Area Surveys to Study the Faint Radio Sky:Median Stacking and a New 1.4 GHZ Survey of the Sloandigital Sky Survey Southern Equatorial Stripe". First position: Jansky Fellow - NRAO, Charlottesville, VA
  • Greg Zeiman (2012) "Search for High Redshift Clusters". First position: Postdoctoral research at Pennsylvania State University.

Marusa Bradac

  • Austin Hoag (2018) "Using Galaxy Clusters as Cosmic Telescopes to Probe the Epoch of Reionization". First position: Post-doc at UCLA.
  • Victoria Strait (2021) “Probing Cosmic Dawn: Observations of High-redshift Galaxies Using Gravitational Lensing”. First position: Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

F. Paul Brady

  • Michael R. McGie (1967) "An Experimental Study of Multiple Photon Compton Processes".
  • John C. Young (1969) "Neutron-Proton Bremsstrahlung Measurements at 208 MeV".
  • Thomas C. Montgomery (1973) "Neutron-Proton Scattering at Medium Energies".
  • Joseph C.Y. Wang (1974) "Neutron-Deuteron Elastic Differential Cross Sections from 25.0 to 55.0 MeV".
  • Stanley W. Johnsen (1975) "A Measurement of the Neutron-Proton Spin Correlation Parameter Ayy".
  • Allan L. Sagle (1975) "Polarization Studies in the Mass 5 System".
  • Mani Subramanian (1979) "Neutron Induced Reactions on the Tissue Resident Elements 12C, 14N and 16O at Incident Neutron Energies of 27.4 MeV, 39.7 MeV and 60.7 MeV".
  • Gregory A. Needham (1981) "Analog Insovector Giant Resonance Excitation Via the (n,p) Reaction on Light Nuclei at 60 MeV".
  • John L. Ullmann (1981) "The (n,p) Reaction on 58,60,62,64Ni and 28Si at 59.6 MeV".
  • Timothy D. Ford (1985) "Measurement of (n,p) Scattering at 65 MeV Down to Zero Degrees".
  • Eugene F. Barasch (1987) "Inclusive Production of K- and pi- in Relativistic Nuclear Collisions by the Reactions: 28Si+28Si to K- + and 28Si+28Si to pi- + X at 2.1 GeV/Nucleon and at 0 degree in the Laboratory Frame".
  • Michael L. Webb (1987) "Probing the Direct Step of Relativistic Heavy Ion Fragmentation-(12C, 11B+p) at 2.1 GeV/Nucleon with C and CH2 Targets".
  • Craig E. Tull (1989) "Relativistic Heavy Ion Fragmentation at HISS". First position: Software manager, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  • William Christie (1990) "Pion Correlations in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions at HISS". First position: Staff Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory.
  • Eric Hjort (1990) "Elastic and Inelastic Neutron Scattering at 65 MeV". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  • Danny Sorenson (1990) "The Energy Dependence of the TGamow-Teller Strength in p-shell Nuclei Observed in the (n,p) Reaction". First position: Staff Scientist, P15 group, Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  • Martin Partlan (1994) "Collective Flow in Au+Au Collisions with Incident Energies from 0.25 to 1.15 A". First position: Physics Instructor, San Mateo Community College.
  • Jack Osborne (1995) "Measurement of Neutron Elastic Scattering Cross Sections for 12C, 40Ca, and 208Pb at Energies from 52.5 MeV to 225 MeV with Angles from 7 degrees to 23 degrees". First position: Lecturer in Physics, California State University, Sacramento, CA.
  • Jerry Chance (1997) "Nuclear Matter Flow in Ni Induced Relativistic heavy Ion Collisions from 0.4 to 2 A GeV". First position: Postdoc, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  • Jason Dunn (1997) "Identified Particle Spectra from DE/DX Ionization Measurements in PB+PB Collisions at 158 A GeV/C". Micron Technologies, Boise, ID.
  • Douglas R. Mayo (1997) "Neutron-Proton Bremsstrahlung Inclusive Photon measurements from 100 to 280 MeV". First position: Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Thomas Cahill

  • Ronald Fegley (1970) "Differential Cross Sections for D (d,d) D Elastic Scattering and the D (d,3He) n, D (d,t) p Reactions Between 12.5 and 40.0 MeV".
  • Jose Roberto Morales Pena (1970) "Differential Cross Section and Phase Shift Analysis of 3He(p,p)3He between 18 and 57 MeV". First position: Department of Physics, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, mavila@abello.seci.uchile.c1FAX.
  • Robert A. Eldred (1972) "Neutron-Proton Polarization at 30 MeV". First position: IMPROVE Project Manager, Crocker Nuclear Laboratory, University of California, Davis,
  • Robert G. Flocchini (1974) "K and L X-Ray Production Cross Sections Excited by 14.00 - 34.16 MeV alpha-Particle Beams". First position: Professor in Land, Air and Water Resources Department, University of California, Davis; Director, Crocker Nuclear Laboratory; Acting Head of John Muir Institute,
  • Gordon W. Wolfe (1976) "Alpha-Transfer Reactions on 20Ne and 24Mg". First position: Assistant Professor, Tulane University.
  • Bruce H. Kusko (1983) "K-, L-, and M-Shell X-Ray Cross Sections Induced by 4.5 to 67.5 MeV Protons". First position: NATO Fellow, Louvre, US Department of Commerce, Kansas City.
  • Phillip Graves (1990) "Laser Scattering of Spherical Particles where Particle Diameter is Approximately Equal to the Wavelength as a Test of Mie Theory Using a Polar Nephelometer: Design, Construction, Calibration, Laboratory and Field Analyses". First position: Spectra Physics Inc.
  • Ronald Rickards (1992) "Optical Modeling of Visibility and Visibility Instrumentation Using Stratified Mie Theory". First position: Spectra Physics Inc.
  • Paul Rezentes (1993) "Pre-Equilibrium Inclusive Spectra from Neutron-Induced Reactions with Silicon at Incident Energies of 50.0 and 32.2 MeV". First position: University of Alabama Medical School program for radiologists.
  • Iad Mirshad (1996) "Direct Production of Technetium-99m and Molybdenum-99 with Accelerated Protons".
  • Roger King (1996) "Hydrogen Depth Profling Using Coincidence-Proton Elastic Scattering".
  • Roger Miller (2002) "Ultraviolet Extinction in Boundary Layer Aerosols: Chromatic Variations in Size and Time Resolved Particulate Matter Collected on Teflon Filters and Greased Mylar Strips". First position: Assistant Professor, SUNY - Potsdam, Department of Physics,

Manuel Calderon de la Barca Sanchez

  • Rosi Reed (2011) "Upsilon production at center of mass energy= 200 GEV in p+p and Au+Au collision at STAR". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Yale University, working on ALICE experiment at LHC.
  • Jorge Robles (2011) "Zˆ0 production in Pb+Pb collisions at CMS. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Rutgers University, working on CMS experiment at LHC.
  • Guillermo Breto Rangel (2014) "Study of the Y resonances with the CMS detector". First position: Data Scientist at Bloomberg LP.
  • Anthony Robert Kesich (2014) "Upsilon Production and Suppression as Measured by STAR in p + p, d + Au, and Au + Au Collisions at Snn+200 GeV". First and current position: Code Monkey at Facebook.
  • Michael David Gardner (2014) "Measurement of Z-Boson Production in Pb+Pb and p + p Collisions via the Electron and Muon Decay Channels at SNN = 2.76 TeV". First and current position: Data Scientist at Teespring.
  • Chad Flores (2017) "Strong Suppression of Y Excited States in Pb+Pb Collisions at 5.02 TeV with the CMS Detector". First position: Product Engineer at Lam Research Corporation.
  • Santona Tuli (2019) "Quark Gluon Plasma and Cold Nuclear Matter Modification of Y States at Snn+5.02 TEV with the Detector". First position: Data Scientist/Machine Learning Engineer.

Steven Carlip

  • Russell B. Cosgrove (1996) "Time and Observables in Quantum Gravity via the Evolving Constants Method". First position: Scientist at SRI, Palo Alto.
  • Michael Ashworth (1997) "Quantization by Coherent States". First position: JSPS/NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship. Current position: Tokyo Institute of Technology; Principle Software Engineer, Autodesk.
  • Eric Minassian (2003) "Spacetime Singularities in Quantum Gravity". First position: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Bern. Current position: Assistant Professor, Chapman University.
  • James VanMeter (2003) "A New Technique for Deriving the Post-Minkowskian Equation of Motion of a Black Hole". First position: Research Associate, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
  • Yujun Chen (2004) "Quantum Liouville Theory and BTZ Black Hole Entropy". First positin: Postdoctoral Fellow, Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics.
  • Sayandeb Basu (2005) "Perturbation Theory in Covariant Canonical Quantization". First position: Professor, University of the Pacific.
  • Peter Salzman (2005) "Investigation of the Time Dependent Schrodinger-Newton Equation". First position: Fitch Ratings, New York; Lead Financial Engineer, Algorithmics.
  • Abrar Shaukat (2010) "Unit Invariance as a Unifying Principle of Physics". Lecturer, Columbia University.
  • Damien Martin (2011) "A Black Hole in an Expanding Universe". First position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Whittier College.
  • Chun-Yen Lin (2011) "Emergence of General Relativity from Loop Quantum Gravity". First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, National Central University, Taiwan. Current position: Researcher at the University of Warsaw.
  • Maziar Afshar (2011) "Quasilocal Energy in FRW Cosmology". First position: Faculty, Glendale Community College.
  • Rajesh Kommu (2012) "An Investigation of Causal Dynamical Triangulations". First position: Software Developer, Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics.
  • Colin Cunliff (2013) "Non-Fefferman-Graham asymptotics and holographic renormalization in new massive gravity". First position: AIP Fellowship in Senator Feinstein's office. Current position: Department of Energy Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis.
  • Joshua Harris Cooperman (2013) "Exploring Causal Dynamical Triangulations". First position: Postdoc at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Current position: Postdoc at Bard College.
  • Gabriel Herczeg (2017) "A tour through shape dynamic black holes". First position: Lecturer position at UC Davis, Math department.
  • Joseph Mitchell (2018) "Where are the BTZ Black Hole Degrees of Freedom?" First position: Temporary lecturer at UC Davis.
  • Yu Asato (2019) "Exploring Black Holes in Discrete Spacetimes". First position: Nuclear Energy Solutions sector at Hitachi, Ltd., Japan.

Daniel Cebra

  • Jessica C. Kintner (1995) "Squeeze-Out and Flow of Pions from 1.5 GeV/Nucleon Au+Au". First position: Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA.
  • Isaac Huang (1997) "Global and Collective Phenomena in Pb+Pb Collisions at Projectile Energy of 158 GeV/Nucleon". First position: Working in information technology industry, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Jason Dunn (1997) "Identified Particle Spectra from DE/DX Ionization Measurements in PB+PB Collisions at 158 A GeV/C". First position: Project Leader, Micron Technology, Boise, ID.
  • Lynn Wood (1998) "Transverse Flow in 158 AGeV/c Pb+Pb at the CERN SPS". First position: ASIC Engineering Manager, Rabbit Semiconductor, Davis, CA.
  • William Caskey (1999) "Transverse Flow in 2-8 AGeV Au+Au at the BNL AGS". First position: Rabbit Semiconductor, Davis, CA.
  • Michael Heffner (2000) "Hadron Spectra in Au+Au Collisions at the BNLAGS". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Jennifer Klay (2001) " Traverse Mass and Rapidity Spectra of Poins and Protons from Au+Au Collisions at the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Current position: Professor, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA.
  • Ian Johnson (2002) "Photon and PiO Production in 197Au + 197Au Collisions at the Center of Mass Energy of 130GeV per Nucleon". First position: Postdoc, Paul Scherrer Institut, Viligen, Switzerland.
  • Roppon Picha (2005) "Charged Hadron Distributions in 19.6-GeV Au+Au Collisions". First position: Research Scientist, Office of Atoms for Peace Thailand.
  • Michael Anderson (2006) "Directed and elliptic flow in Au + Au collisions at a center of mass energy of 19.6 GeV per nucleon-nucleon pair".
  • Brooke Haag (2009) "Characterization of Au+Au collisions at [center of mass energy] = 200 GeV from STAR : from meson production in ultra-peripheral collisions to high-pT azimuthal correlations in central collision". Professor, American River College.
  • Evan Warren Sangaline (2014) "Ups and Downs with a Bit of Strange: A STAR Analysis of /K/p Spectra at High pT in Au+Au collisions at SNN=7.7, 11.5, 19.6, 27.0, 39.0, and 62.4 GeV and Its Physics Implications". First and current position: Founder of Intoli.
  • Samantha Gail Brovko (2014) "Hadron Production and Freeze-Out Dynamics at SNN = 3.0 GeV Au+AI and SNN = 19.6 GeV Au+Au Collisions as Measured at STAR". First and current position: Defense Researcher & Developer at Raytheon.
  • Rylan Towne Conway (2015) "Jet-Quenching Signatures from Very High -pT Dihadron Correlations in Pb+Pb Collisions at SNN = 2.76 TeV with the CMS Detector". First and current position: Lead Developer (Data Scientist & Software Developer) at ViperQ LLC (Fomo).
  • Christopher Flores (2017) "A Systematic, Large Phase Space Study of Pion, Kaon, and Proton Production in Au+Au Heavy-Ion Collisions from the RHIC Beam Energy Scan Program at STAR". First position: Data Scientist at United Services Automobile Association, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Kathryn Meehan (2018) "Pion Production in 4.5 GeV Au + Au Collisions from the STAR Fixed-Target Pilot Run". First position: Postdoctoral scholar at Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  • Todd Kinghorn (2020) “Study of Baryon Stopping, Pion and Proton production from 4.9 GeV Al + Au Fixed-Target Collisions of STAR”.

Ling-Lie Chau

  • Chris Ray (1994) "A Small Piece of a Large System".
  • Giulio Ruffini (1995) "Quantization of Simple Parameterized Systems".
  • Gary Oas (1995) "Normal Matrix Models".
  • David Feldman (1998) "Computational Mechanics of Classical Spin Systems". Dean, College of the Atlantic.
  • Deng Zhang (2008) "A Mean-Field Study of BCS-BEC Crossover".
  • Konstantin Chudnovskiy (2010) "Quantum Decoherence and Entanglement in Markov and Non-Markov Systems". First position: Customer Support Engineer, OSI Staff.

Hsin-Chia Cheng

  • Jiayin Gu (2014) "Aspects of New Physics at the TeV Scale". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Future High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher at DESY, Germany.
  • Qin Qin (2017) "Compressed Stop Search at LHC."
  • Lingfeng Li (2018) "Collider Signatures of Suppersymmetry with Compressed Spectra." First position: Postdoc at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Maxwell Chertok

  • Stanley Forrester (2006) "Search for 3rd generation vector leptoquarks in the di-[tau] di-jet channel in pp- collisions at s = 1.96 TeV". First position: Assistant Professor, Broward College.
  • Sho Maruyama (2011) "Supersymmetry Search in Multilepton Final States with Taus Using the CMS Detector at the LHC". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Fermilab.
  • Robert Forrest (2011) "Search for Supersymmetry in the Dilepton Final State with Taus at CDF Run II". First position: CISAC Fellow, Stanford.
  • Francesca Shun-Ning Annarosa Ricci-Tam (2016) "Search for New Light Higgs Bosons in Boosted Tau Final States with the CMS Experiment". First position: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Maryland.
  • Kyle Tos (2018) "Search for a Light Pseudoscalar Higgs Boson in Boosted Topologies Using Data from CMS at sqrt(s) = 13 TeV". First position: California Bioenergy.
  • Mengyao Shi (2019) "Search for a Light Pseudoscalar Higgs Boson at sqrt(s) = 13 TeV with the CMS Detector". First position: Computer Science, UCLA.

Shirley Chiang

  • Don Futaba (2000) "Observations and Calculations of Adsorbed Organic Molecules and Surface Reactions on Metal Surfaces Using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy". First position: Research Scientist, Research Center for Advanced Carbon Materials, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan.
  • Christie Devlin (2001) "The Structure and Dynamic of Metal and Polymer Surfaces and Thin Films". First position: Staff Scientist, Anteon Corporation, AFRL/MLPJ Laser Lithography Lab, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
  • David Muzzall (2001) "Design and Construction of Low-Temperature Ultrahigh Vacuum STM/AFM and the Effect of Dosing Pressure on Coverage and Ordered Structure of Oxygen on W(110)". First position: Financial Analyst, DRW Trading in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Gayle Thayer (2001) "The Role of Stress in Thin Alloy Films: A Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Investigation of CoAg/Ru(0001)". Winner of the prestigious Wayne B. Nottingham Prize at the Physical Electronics Conference, Taos, NM, June 11-13, 2001, for best surface science thesis presented at the conference. First position: Staff Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Albert Loui (2005) "An Experimental and Theoretical Study of Furan Decomposition on Pd(111) Using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Density Functional Theory". First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Shon Prisbrey (2005) "Structural and Magnetic Fluence Dependence in Co0.038Ti0.9620 2-delta and Co0.049Ti0.9510 2-delta Thin Films Synthesized by Pulse Laser Deposition". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Yu Sato (2005) "Thin film microscopy of Pb on Ge(111) phase transitions and Fe[x]Ni(1-[x]) on Cu(111) magnetic surface alloy". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Davis Physics Department.
  • Donnell Hoffman (2007) "An experimental study of the grouth and temperature dependance of Pb on W(110) by low energy electron microscopy and scanning tunneling microscopy". First position: Assistant Professor of Physics, Houghton College, Houghton, New York.
  • Jason Giacomo (2009) "A low energy electron microscopy study of the growth and surface dynamics of Ag/Ge(111) and Au/Ge(111)".
  • Cory Mullet (2012) "Growth of Ir on GE(111) and Growth of Ag on Ge (111), Ge (110) and Ge (001) Studied by Low Energy Electron Microscopy and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy".
  • Marshall Sebastian Van Zijll (2014) "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Ir on Ge(111), Ag on Ge(110), and the Effects of Sputtering Energy on Pyramids formed on Ge(110)". First and current position: Postdoctoral Researcher at UC Davis, Department of Chemistry.

Lawrence Coleman

  • Michael R. Madison (1981) "Specific Heat and Optical Studies of Organic Charge Transfer Materials".
  • Henry G. Leduc (1983) "Infrared and Far-Infrared Studies of Fast Ion Conductors".
  • Alexander Moopenn (1983) "Infrared and Far-Infrared Studies of Boracite Improper Ferroelectrics".
  • Lawrence M. Hayden (1987) "Structural Studies of Langmuir/Blodgett Films by Second Harmonic Generation".
  • Victor Da Costa (1988) "Far Infrared Spectroscopy of Ultra-Thin Films".
  • Thomas Fiske (1990) "Longitudinal Optical Phonons and Sample Morphology in Thin Alkali Halide Films".
  • Gregory Spooner (1992) "Far-Infrared Reflection-Adsorption Spectroscopy of GaAs Amorphous and Polycrystalline Films".
  • Michael Skolones (1998) "Advances in Polarization Double Modulation Far Infrared Spectroscopy and Study of Poly (Ethylene Oxide): Sodium Iodide Complex Films". First position: Software engineer, Schilling Robotics.
  • Scott Johnson (2001) "The Effects of Crystal Size on the Lattice Dynamics of BaTiO3 and SrTiO3 Thin Films". First position: Senior Process Engineer, INTEL Corporation,
  • Bobby Lau (2004) "A Complete Model of the Infrared Dielectric Function of a Low Density Silica Aerogel". First position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, San Jose State University Foundation.

John Conway

  • Evan Friis (2011) "Search for Neutral MSSM Higgs Bosons Decaying to Pairs of Leptons at ps = 7 TeV".
  • Charles Alexander Cox (2013) "Search for neutral MSSM Higgs bosons in association with b quarks in the ++ decay channels at CDF Run II".
  • Michael Kenneth Squires (2015) "A Search for Quasi-Long-Lived Supersymmetric Particles within the CMS Detector at the LHC".
  • Garrett Funk (2018) "Search for Mono-Higgs to Tau Pairs at the LHC with 13 TeV". First position: Data science, Chicago, IL.
  • Troy Welton (2022), "Search for Excited Tau Leptons in pp Collisions at 13 TeV at the LHC"

Linton Corruccini

  • Edward S. Murdock (1980) "The Attenuation of Second Sound in Dilute 3He-4He Solutions Below 1 degree K". First position: Director, Perpendicular Recording Technology, Seagate Technology Corp., Bloomington, MN.
  • Russell A. Martin (1981) "Normal States Resistivity and Upper Critical Field of Chevrel Phase Superconductors". First position: Director, Process and Device Technology, Foveon, Inc., Santa Clara, CA.
  • Jingchun Xu (1988) "Magnetic Order in Rare Earth Ethyl Sulfates and Rare Earth Bromates at Low Temperature". Deceased.
  • Mark Roser (1990) "Dipolar Magnetic Order in Cubic Rare Earth Compounds". First position: Member Technical Staff, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, CA.
  • Steven White (1994) "Dipolar Magnetic Order on a Diamond Lattice". First position: Professor of Physics, California State University, Fresno, CA.
  • Johan Van Der Noordaa (1999) "Magnetic Susceptibility of the Rare Earth Phosphomolybdates". First position: Lecturer, California State University, Fresno, CA.
  • Stephen Chamberlain (2000) "Magnetic Properties of Rare-Earth Fluorides with KY3F10 Structure". First position: Member Technical Staff, Applied Materials, Inc., Menlo Park, CA.

Daniel Cox

  • John Deisz (1991, The Ohio State University) First position: Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Northern Iowa.
  • K.-H. Luk (1992, The Ohio State University) First position: Staff Scientist, Supercomputer Center, Hong Kong Institute of Science and Technology.
  • Hanbin Pang (1992, The Ohio State University) First position: Staff, Chemical Abstracts Corporation, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Brad Trees (1993, The Ohio State University) First position: Assistant Professor, Ohio Wesleyan University.
  • Tae-Suk Kim (1995, The Ohio State University) First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Korean Institute of Advanced Studies, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Eunsik Kim (1996, The Ohio State University) First position: Researcher, Samsung Corporation Laboratories, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Jong Han (1997, The Ohio State University) First position: Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo.
  • Viktor Martisovits (1999, The Ohio State University) First position: Assistant Professor of Physics, Central College, Pella, Iowa.
  • Robert G. Endres (2002) "Theory of Electron Transfer and Molecular States in DNA". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University.
  • Montiago X. LaBute (2002) "Strong Electron Correlations in Biomimetic Transition Metal Molecules". First position: Staff, Theoretical Biology and Biological Physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  • David Mobley (2004) "Models of Cooperative Dynamics from Biomolecules to Magnets". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco.
  • Kay Kunes (2007) "Theory of Misfoled Prion Conformations and Aggregation"
  • Jong-Chin Lin (2007) "Quantum mechanical studies of transition-metal complexes in organometallic molecules: from metalloproteins to molecular transistors".
  • Jianping Pan (2007) "Theoretical and Computational Study of Prion Diseases"
  • Jamie Orr (2011) "Theoretical Model for the Conformation of the Misfolded Prion Protein".
  • Shan Dai (2011) "Using Computer Modeling to Study Prion Diseases".
  • Youval Dar (2011) "The physics of amyloid matter: New algorithm for left handed beta helical structure prediction and a Model for extra-cellular and PrPc assisted Aβ Aggregation".
  • Jaspinder Singh (2012) "Simulating massive conformation changes within polypeptide systems".
  • Amanda Parker (2018) "Molecular Dyamics Studies of the Mechanical Properties and Self-Assembly of Beta-Solenoid Proteins". First position: Post-doctoral researcher at Syracuse University.
  • Rachel Baarda (2020) “Protein Lattices and Short-Term Memory: Studies in Computational Biophysics”. First position: Associate Bioinformatics Scientist at IDbyDNA Inc., Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Yuduo Zhi (2021) “Computational Studies of the Influence of Neurodegenerative Damage on Grid Cell Firing Pattern and Navigation”. First position: Researcher at AI lab for Tencent company.
  • Muhammad Zaki Jawaid (2022) "Studies in Computational Biophysics: SARS-CoV-2
    and Plant Cell Plate Maturation". First position: Epic Bio, South San Fransisco
  • Kendall Berry (2023) "Computational Models of Modulated Gamma Oscillations and Activity-Dependent Graded Inhibition in the Olfactory Bulb"

James Crutchfield

  • James Hanson (1994, Univ. California, Berkeley) "Computational Mechanics of Cellular Automata". First position: Postdoctoral fellow at Santa Fe Institute. Current position: Research Scientist, IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY.
  • Karl Young (1995, University of California, Santa Cruz) "The Grammar and Statistical Mechanics of Complex Physical Systems". First position: NRC post-doctoral fellow, NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California. Second position: Professor of Radiology, UC San Francisco. Current Position: Retired
  • Daniel R. Upper (1996, Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley) "Theory and Algorithms for Hidden Markov Models and Generalized Hidden Markov Models". First position: NSF Graduate Fellow.
  • Rajarshi Das (1997, Computer Science, Colorado State University) "The Evolution of Emergent Computation in Cellular Automata". First position: NSF Postdoctoral Fellow. Current position: Research Scientist, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY.
  • David Feldman (1998) "Computational Mechanics of Classical Spin Systems". First position: Assistant Professor of Physics, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine. Current position: Professor of Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science, College of the Atlantic.
  • Wim Hordijk (1999, Computer Science, University of Mexico) "Mechanisms of Emergent Computation in Cellular Automata". First position: Postdoctoral researcher. Current position: Research Scientist, Konrad Lorenz Insitute, Vienne, Austria.
  • Erik van Nimwegen (1999, Physisc cum laude, University of Utrecht) "Statistical Dynamics of Epochal Evolution". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Center for Physics and Biology, Rockefeller University, New York. Current position: Professor of Biophysics, University of Basel.
  • Cosma Shalizi (2001, University of Wisconsin, Madison) "Causal Architecture, Complexity and Self-Organization in the Time Series and Cellular Automata". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Santa Fe Institute. Current position: Professor, Statistics Department, Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Dowman P. Varn (2001, University of Tennessee, Knoxville) "Language Extraction from ZnS". First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany. Current position: Lecturer, Mathematics, UC Davis.
  • David Albers (2004, University of Wisconsin, Madison) "A Qualitative Numerical Study of High Dimensional Dynamical Systems". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Columbia University Medical School, New York. Current position: Research Scientist, Columbia University Medical Center.
  • Christopher Streliof (2007, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) "Inferring Markov Chains: Bayesian Estimation, Model Comparison, Entropy Rate, and Out-of-class Modeling". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Michigan State University, Lansing. Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Sean Whalen (2010, Computer Science) "Security Applications of the e-Machine". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Computer Science at Columbia University. Second position: Postdoctoral researcher, Computational Biology, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City. Current position: Research scientist, UC San Francisco.
  • John Mahoney (2010) "Extensions of the Theory of Computational Mechanics". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Merced. Current position: Research Physicist, University of California, Davis.
  • Christopher Ellison (2011) "Structural Complexity in Stationary Stochastic Dynamical Systems". First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. Current position: Staff Scientist, IsoInvest, Chicago, IL.
  • Ryan James (2013) "Anatomy of a Bit: Information in a Time Series Measurement". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado, Boulder. Second position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Davis; current position: Senior Research Engineer,
  • Nicholas Travers (2013, Mathematics) "Bounds on Convergence of Entropy Rate Approximations in Hidden Markov Processes". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Technion University, Israel. Current position: Professor, Mathematics, University of Indiana, Bloomington.
  • Richard Watson (2014, Mathematics) "The Structure of Transient Memory in a Simple Model of Inhibitory Neural Feedback"
  • Nix Barnett (2016, Mathematics) "Mechanisms within the Black Box: Prediction, Computation, Randomness, and Complexity of Input-Output Processes via the ε-Transducer"
  • Sarah E. Marzen (2016, Ph.D. in Physics, University of California, Berkeley) "Bio-inspired problems in rate-distortion theory"; NSF Graduate Fellow, UCB Chancellors Fellow.
  • Paul Michael Riechers (2016) "Exact Results Regarding the Physics of Complex Systems via Linear Algebra, Hidden Markov Models, and Information Theory." First and current position: Postdoctoral researcher, UC Davis.
  • Alexander Boyd (2017) "Thermodynamics of Correlations and Structure in Information Engines". First and current position: Post-doctoral researcher, Centre for Quantum Technologies, Singapore.
  • Cina Aghamohammadi (2018) "Memory and Thermodynamic Costs of Sampling and Biased Sampling"
  • Jordan Snyder (2018, Mathematics) "Collective Behavior in Dynamics on Networks". Current position: Postdoctoral researcher, Applied Mathematics, Unversity of Washington.
  • Xincheng Lei (2019) "Information Transport in One-dimensional Localized Systems". First position: Applied Scientist at Amazon, Palo Alto, CA.
  • Adam Rupe (2020) "A Behavior-Driven Theory of Emergent Pattern and Structure in Complex Spatiotemporal Systems".  First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory; current position: Postdoctoral researcher, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Jeffrey Emenheiser (2020) “Identification and analysis of patterns in collective systems”.
  • Alexandra Jurgens (2021) “On Infinite Complexity: Quantifying the Randomness and Structure of Hidden Markov Processes”. First position: Postdoctoral researcher at University of California, Davis; Current position: Postdoctoral researcher at INRI Bordeaux, France.
  • Samuel Loomis (2021) “Invariant Properties of Ergodic Processes, with applications to Quantum Computing, Data Science, and Emissions Modeling”;
    Current position: Staff scientist, Syngenta
  • Mikhael Semaan (2022) "Nonequilibrium Fluctuations and Information Processing in Mesoscopic Complex Systems". Current position: Lecturer, Physics, University of Utah.
  • David Gier (2023) "Stochastic Quantum Information Processing with Separable Qudit Processes"; NSF Graduate Fellow
  • Kyle Ray (2023) "Computing with Physical Systems". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Physics, UC Davis.
  • Gregory Wimsatt (2023) "Harnessing Fluctuations in Thermodynamic Computing via Time-Reversal Symmetries"
  • Ariadna Venegas-Li (2023) "Measured Quantum-State Stochastic Processes"

Nicholas Curro

  • Hans-Joachim Grafe (2003), Technische Universitat Aachen, Germany) First position: Staff scientist at Leibniz-Instutut fur Festkorper-Und Werkstoffforschung, Dresden, Germany.
  • Franziska Hammerath (2011), Technische Universitat, Dresden) "Magnetism and Superconductivity in Iron-based Superconductors as Probed by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at Universita di Pavia, Italy.
  • Nicholas apRoberts-Warren (2013) "Investigating Strongly Correlated Electron Behavior in Heavy Fermion CePt2In7 and Antiferromagnetic Insulator La4Ni3O8".
  • Abigail Shockley (2013) "Experimental study of Knight shift trends in the heavy fermion materials CeMIn5 (M=Ir, Rh, Co). First position: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Paris, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides.
  • Adam Paul Dioguardi (2013) "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of the 122 Iron-Based Superconductors". FIrst position: Postdoc at Los Alamos National Lab, currently a postdoc at IFW Dresden, Germany
  • Ching Han Lin (2015) "High Pressure Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of the CeRhIn5 Heavy Fermion Superconductors".
  • David Mark Nisson (2015) "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Topological Insulators and Materials with a Large Spin-Orbit Coupling". First position: Autism Self-Advocate & Advocate for Social System Change. Current position: Computational Physicist at UC Davis.
  • John Earl Crocker (2015) "Investigating Strongly Correlated Behavior In The High Tc Cuprate Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x And The Mixed Valence Compound CeSn3". First position: Intel Corporation, Portland OR
  • Kent Robert Shirer (2016) "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies in Heavy Fermion Materials". First position: Postdoc at Max Planck Institute, Dresden Germany.
  • Matthew Lawson (2017) "NMR Studies of Heavy Fermion Materials". FIrst position: Postdoc at University of Mainz, Germany. Current position: Postdoc at Stockholm University
  • Louis Steele (2018) "Development of a Nitrogen-Vacancy-Center Magnetometer for High Pressure Studies using Designer Diamond Anvil Cells." First position: Product Development Engineer at KLA Tencor in Oregon.
  • Tanat Kissikov (2021) "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Electronic Nematicity in Iron-based Superconductors". Current positoin: High school teacher in Kazakhstan
  • Zhipan Wang (2022) "Development of an Optically Detected Magnetic ResonanceSpectrometer under pressure". Current position: Postdoctoral position at Harvard University

Eduardo da Silva Neto

  • Timothy Boyle (2022) "Spectroscopic studies of the electronic structures of superconductors and topological materials"

James Draper

  • Gary L. Smith (1966) "Ground State Quasirotational Bands and Other States in Even Neutron Deficient Cerium Isotopes".
  • Ray A. Warner (1969) "Nuclear Energy Levels in Even Isotopes of Tellurium from (alpha xn gamma) Reactions on the Separated Tin Isotopes".
  • Donald McCauley (1970) "Nuclear Energy Levels in Krypton 76, 78, 80, 82 and 84 as Deduced from (alpha, xn gamma) Reaction Gamma-Rays Produced from Enriched Selenium Targets".
  • Erskine Burns (1971) "Nuclear Energy Levels in Even Isotopes of Lead from (2,xn) Reactions on Separated Mercury Isotopes".
  • Walter G. Wyckoff (1971) "In-Beam Conversion Electron Studies of 72,74,76,78Se, 78,80,82,84Kr, 114,116,118,120,122,124,126Te, and 130,132,134,136,138Ce Utilizing (alpha, xn) Reactions".
  • Richard J. McDonald (1977) "High Spin States in the Even Lead Isotopes".
  • Cheng-Yi Stephen Lee (1982) "Delta-rays from Ni, Sn, Er, and Au Bombarded by 47 MeV H+ and 12.7 Mev H2, and the Low Energy Electron Spectrometer".
  • Eugene L. Dines (1985) "Non-Collective High-Spin States in 148Dy".
  • Cemal Duyar (1994) "An Experimental Study of High Spin States of 117, 118 Te".
  • Robert Porter (1995) "Measurement of Dielectron Production in CA+CA Collisions at 1.05 GeV/Nucleon Beam Kinetic Energy". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

Raissa D'Souza

  • Anastasiya Salova (2021) “Structure and dynamics of networks with dyadic and higher order interactions”. First position: Postdoctoral researcher at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Robin Erbacher

  • William Johnson (2010) "Search for Pair Production of Supersymmetric Top Quarks in Dilepton Events at the Tevatron". Current position: Staff Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories.
  • James Dolen (2012) "Search for massive top resonances using jet substructure at CMS".
  • David Cox (2012) "Search for a heavy top-like quark in pp̄ collisions at [square root] s = 1.96 TeV at the Tevatron".
  • Christine McLean (2018) "Search for High-Mass Top Quark Pair Resonances with the CMS Experiment." First position: Postdoc at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
  •  Reyer Band (2020) “A Search for Vector-like Quarks with the CMS Detector at the LHC”. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Notre Dame.
  • Brendan Regnery (2023) "The BEST Thesis: The Boosted Event Shape Tagger, A Search for Vector-like Quarks, and A Real GEM in CMS". First position: Postdoctoral research associate at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology in Germany.

Glen Erickson

  • Robert T. Devine (1968) "A Study of Single, Double and Triple Compton Scattering as Tests of Gauge-Invariant Modifications of Quantum Electrodynamics".
  • Henry H.T. Liu (1970) "The Bethe-Salpeter Equation and the Hyperfine Structure of Positronium".
  • Mean-Sea Tsay (1976) "The Bound Two-Fermion Problem: Generalization of the One-Fermion Method of Erickson and Yennie".
  • William M. Pezzaglia (1983) "A Clifford Algebra Multivector Reformulation of Field Theory". First position: Pezzaglia Consulting Inc. and teaching Astronomy, Physics, and Computer Programming, Santa Clara University and College of San Mateo.
  • Forrest Newman (1991) "Testing a Multivector Form of QED". First position: Professor of Astronomy & Physics, Sacramento City College.
  • Alfred Differ (1992) "The Gyric Theory a Classical Field Theory for Spin". First position: Vice President, Sacramento L5 Society.

Charles Fadley

  • Patrick M. Len (1997) "Atomic Holography with Electrons and X-rays". First position: Faculty member, Department of Physics, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA.
  • Eric D. Tober (1997) "The Interfacial and Surface Properties of Thin Fe and Gd Films Grown on W(110) as Studied by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Site-Resolved Photoelectron Diffraction, and Spin Polarized Photoelectron Diffraction". Current position: Research scientist with voice recognition company Interactive Intelligence.
  • Zaixin "Jack" Wang (1997) "Short-range Magnetic Order from Spin-Polarized Photoelectron Diffraction and Holography: Experiment and theory for MnO(001)".
  • Brenda Weiss (1997) "X-Ray Absorption and Infrared Spectroscopy of Nitrogenase and Related Model Compounds". First position: Applying ideas from physics education research to curriculum development and instruction in a home-school setting.
  • J.G. Mechero (1997) "Many-electron theory of magnetic circular dichroism and spin-polarizatin in core-level photoemission". First position: Executive Director in the research department at MSCI Barra, where his focus is on factor modeling and portfolio analytics.
  • Ramon Ynzunza (1998) "Time- and State-Resolved Spectroscopy, Diffraction, and Circular Dichrosim in Core Photoelectron Emission from Clean and Oxygen Covered w(110)". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Intel Corporation. Current position: Research engineer, KLA Tencor.
  • Scott Ruebush (1998) "The Growth of Thin Epitaxial Copper Films on Rutherium (0001) and Oxygen-Precovered Ruthenium (0001) as Studied by X-Ray Photoelectron Diffract". First position: Research scientist, Seagate.
  • Alexander Kay (2000) "Multi-Atom Resonant Photoemission and the Development of Next-Generation Software and High-Speed Detectors for Electron Spectroscopy". First position: Research scientist, Intel Semiconductors, Lithography.
  • Bongjin Mun (2001) "Probing Surfaces and Buried Interfaces by Core-Level Photoemission Excited by Soft X-Ray Standing Waves". First position: Associate Professor, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology.
  • Norman Mannella (2003) "Spectroscopic and Structural Studies of Strongly Correlated Oxides". First position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University. Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  • Scott Locklin (2004) "Fourier Transform Spectroscopy in the Soft X-Ray Regime an Instrument for the Study of the Spectrum of Helium". First position: Beamline Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Current position: Independent commodity trader.
  • Trevor Willey (2004) "Characterization of Functionalized Self Assembled Monolayers and Surface Attached Interlocking Molecules Using Near Edge X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Current position: Research group leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Ilke Arslan (2004) "Atomic Scale Characterization on Threading Dislocations in GaN". Truman Fellow, Materials Physics Department, Sandia National Laboratories. First position: Research Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Brian Sell (2007) "Probing Buried Interfaces with Standing-Wave Excited Photoelectron Spectroscopy and X-ray Emission Spectroscopy". First position: Research Scientist, Research Associate at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
  • Alexander Gray (2011) "Depth-resolved electronic structure of spintronic nanostructures and complex materials with soft and hard x-ray photoemission". First position: Experimental Research Associate, Stanford University and SLAC, Current Position: Associate Professor, Temple University
  • Albert Greer (2013) "Hard X-ray Standing-Wave Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study of CoFeB/MgO Magnetic Tunnel Junction Multilayers". First position: Lecturer, University of the Pacific.
  • Daria Eiteneer (2015) "Hard and soft x-ray standing-wave photoelectron spectroscopy and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy study of LaNiO3/SrTiO3 superlattice and its interfaces". First position: Assistant Professor, Folsom Lake College. Current Position: Professor, Folsom Lake Community College
  • Armela Keqi (2018) "Study of the Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor Ga, Mn, and undoped GaP, with Hard X-Ray Photoemission and Angle-Resolved Photoemission". First position: Assistant Professor of Physics and Math, California Northstate University. Current Position: Lecturer, UC Davis
  • Shih-Chieh Lin (2019) "Investigation of the depth-resolved properties of quantum materials via standing wave excited X-ray photoemission and resonant inelastic X-ray scattering". First Position: Senior Data Scientist, OYO, Current Position: Software Engineer, Google
  • Catherine Conlon (2020) "Using Standing-Wave X-Ray Photoemission Spectroscopy to Determine Interfacial Composition in-situ in a Multi-Layer Magnetic Tunnel Junction".
  • Arunothai Rattanachata (2021) “Bulk Electronic Structure of Rare-Earth Hexaboride by Hard X-Ray Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy”. First/Current position: Beamline Scientist, Synchrotron Light Research Institute, Thailand

Christopher Fassnacht

  • Matthew Auger (2008) "Gravitational Lens Environments: Improving Lensing Constraints on Cosmology and Galaxy Evolution". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Santa Barbara Physics Department. Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Cambridge University.
  • David Lagattuta (2011) "All Creatures Great and Small: Probing the Evolution and Structure of Mass from Sub-Galactic to Supercluster Scales using Gravitational Lensing". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at Swinburne University of Technology. Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon.
  • Nicholas Andrew Rumbaugh (2015) "Cosmological Studies with Galaxy Clusters, Active Galactic Nuclei, and Strongly Lensed Quasars". First position: postdoctoral researcher at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.
  • Jen-Wei Hsueh (2018) "Probing a potential bias in investigating dark matter substructure in strong lensing". First position: Post-doc researcher at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
  • Chih-Fan Chen (2020) “A prescise H0 measurement from four-time-delay lensed quasars with adaptive-optics imaging". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at UCLA, Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Zachary Fisk

  • Han-Oh Lee (2006) "Ferromagnetism in the Kondo lattice CeNiSb and GeZn[x]Sb (x = 0.64, 0.66)
  • Long Pham (2006) "Fine tuning the heavy fermion ground state: a new handle on CeColn5"
  • Samuel Maquilon (2007) "The Non-Fermi Liquid Effects in the Heavy Fermion Kondo Systems of Lu1-xYbxM2Si2; M = Rh, Cu".

Ching-Yao Fong

  • Louis Hemstreet (1972) "Calculation of the Electronic Band Structure and Optical Properties of 3CSiC, Bp, BN, and sHSiC Using the Nonlocal Empiracal Pseudopotential Method". Recently retired from the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC.
  • Joseph F. Alward (1976) "Theoretical Studies of the Electronic Properties of Transition Metals and Transition Metal Compounds". First position: Professor of Phyiscs, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.
  • Dennis Rogers (1979) "Angular Dependent Photoemission". First position: IBM Yorktown Heights, NY.
  • Craig M. Perlov (1982) "A Calculation of the Superconducting Transition Temperature in Niobium". First position: Hewlett Packard, Menlo Park, CA.
  • Carol S. Nichols (1987) "Coordination and Local Disorder Effects on the Impurity States in Amorphous Silicon".
  • Jeffrey S. Nelson (1987) "The Electronic Properties of Semiconductors, Semiconductor-Simple Metal Interfaces, and Transition Metal Alloys". First position: Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Lin-Hung Yang (1988) "Electronic Properties Semiconductor Superlattices, Amorphous Semiconductors, and Metal-Semiconductor Interfaces". First position: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA.
  • Robert Gallup (1990) "Electronic Properties of Ionic Insulators and Semiconductor Superlattices by Pseudopotential and Molecular Dynamic-Density Functional Methods". First position: Assistant Professor, Southwestern College.
  • Insook Lee (1990) "Lattice Dynamical Properties of Si/Ge Short-Period Superlattices and Polar Semiconductor Superlattices". First position: LG Corporate Institute of Technology, Seoul, Korea.
  • Alan Wright (1991) "Theoretical Investigation of Pt, Pd, and Ni Adatom Clusters on Pt(001), and (111) Stacking Faults in Aluminum". First position: Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Parhat Niyaz (1993) "Numerical Simulations of Quantum Many-Body Systems with Applications to Superfluid-Insulator and Metal-Insulator Transitions". First position: (Co-chair). Post-doc at Arizona State and UC Berkeley. Second position: Circuit designer at Quickturn Design Systems. Current position: in the EECS Department at University of California, Davis.
  • Mark Fallis (1997) "Influence of Multiatom Interactions on the Physical Properties of Homoepitaxial Adatom Clusters on Close Packed metallic Surfaces". First position: Seagate, San Jose, CA.
  • David Raczkowski (2000) "An Occupied Subspace Optimization for Linear Scaling in Large-Scale ab inito Electronic Structure Calculations".
  • Charles Consorte (2002) "A New, Highly Transferable, Interatomic Potential for Silicon". First position: Senior Process Engineer, Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA.
  • Marcus Watson (2002) "Investigations of the Reconstruction and Growth on the Si(100) Surface, and Studies of an Interelectronic Correlation Function". First position: Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Davis.
  • Michael Shaughnessy (2011) "Electronic and Magnetic Structure in Semiconductors".
  • Liam James Damewood (2013) "Theoretical Models of Spintronic Materials".

Claude Garrod

  • William M. Tang (1972) "Finite Beta and Finite Geometry Effects on Microinstabilities in Mirror-Confined Plasmas".
  • Mario A. Fusco (1974) "Density Matrices and the Atomic Structure Problem".
  • Carver S. Simmons (1975) "The Thermodynamic Limit for Nonuniform Classical Continuum Systems".
  • Massoud Navidi (1976) "The Applications of Point Transformation in the Calculations of the Nonuniform States of Liquid Helium".
  • James M. Hannon (1977) "Variational Calculations for Density Matrices".
  • Peter F. McReynolds (1977) "The n-Representability Problem of the Theory of Reduced Density Matrices".
  • Robin W. Evans (1982) "Microwave Studies of Hot Intracluster Gas".

Kenneth Greider

  • Peteris Alexander Kazaks (1968) "Operator Reduction of Three-Body Scattering Equations".
  • Franklin James David Serduke (1970) "Separable Potentials in Two-, Three-, and Infinite-Nucleon Systems".
  • Marvin Ross (1980) "Geometric Algebra in Classical and Quantum Physics".
  • Fred G. Morris (1983) "Classical Fields Derived from Quantum Sources".
  • Thomas Weideman (1990) "A New Linearization of Einstein's General Relativity". First position: Assistant Professor, Chaminade University of Honolulu. Current position: Lecturer, UC Davis.

John Gunion

  • Daniel Jones (1979) "Applications of Perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics".
  • William H. Rix (1985) "Limitations on the Supersymmetric Weak Sector Derived from the KL-KS System".
  • Ming-Sang Kwan (1986) "Leptonic Signals for Compositeness at Hadron Colliders and Lepton Colliders".
  • David T. Millers (1986) "Q2 Dependence in Exclusive Two Photon Reactions".
  • Leszek Roszkowski (1987) "Higgs Bosons from Superstrings".
  • Jeffrey Lewis (1989) "Higgs Boson Production in e+e- Collisions by Bremsstrahlung Off Heavy Fermions".
  • James G. Kelly (1996) "Searching for MSSM Higgs Bosons at e+e-, \mu+\mu- and \gamma\gamma Colliders".
  • Thomas Farris (2003) "Searching for the CP-odd Higgs at a Linear Collider".
  • Manuel Toharia (2004) "Phenomenology of the Mixed Higgs-Radion System in the Compact Randall-Sundrum Scenario". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • Kevin Kelley (2005) "Neutron capture and the production of 60Fe in stellar environments".
  • Solomon Obolu (2009) "Production of Supersymmetric Particles Charginos and Neutralinos from Electron and Gamma Beam Collisions".
  • Yun Jiang (2015) Higgs Boson Physics beyond the Standard Model".

James Hurley

  • Wee-Yong Woo (1978) "Stability of the Critical Surface in the Presence of Strong Electromagnetic Radiation".
  • Randy R. Harris (1985) "Nonequilibrium Ensemble Theory". Lecturer, University of California, Davis.

Tucker Jones

  • Jessica Hirtenstein (2021) “The Role of Stellar Feedback in Galaxy Evolution”.  

John Jungerman

  • Neal F. Peek (1965) "Energy Levels of Gd156 as Populated by Beta Decay from Eu156 and Electron Capture from Tb156". Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of California, Davis.
  • Willard C. Sperry (1968) "The Nuclear Energy Levels of Gadolinium-154".
  • Juan L. Romero (1969) "Elastic Scattering of Medium Energy Neutrons from Hydrogen and Deuterium". Emeritus Research Scientist, University of California, Davis.
  • Michael T. Gillin (1970) "The Excited States of 174Hf from the Decay of 174Ta".
  • Robert Walraven (1972) "Measurements of Pnp (0) at 50 MeV with a Polarized Target".
  • Claudio L. Zanelli (1985) "Microdosimetry Measurements of Discrete, Low Energy Electron Point Sources".
  • Guy A. Letteer (1988) "In-Beam Measurements of Inclusive Differential Cross Sections for the Production of Gamma Radiation from 30 - 67.5 MeV Protons on Thin Targets of Aluminum, Iron, Titanium, and Uranium".

Nemanja Kaloper

  • Derrick Kiley (2008) "On Codimension-2 Branes". First position: Lecturer, UC Merced
  • McCullen Sandora (2014) "The E-prints and The Popper: Falsifying Some Recent Cosmological Models with Pencil and Paper". First position: Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Southern Denmark.
  • Morgane Konig (2021) “Axions in inflationary cosmology”. First position: Joint postdoc position with Dartmouth and MIT.

Joseph Kiskis

  • Kevin B. Sparks (1986) "Calculations in Perturbative and Non-perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics".
  • Rajamani Narayanan (1990) "Some Non-Perturbative Aspects of Quantum Field Theory".
  • Pavlos Vranas (1991) "A Technique for Analytical Calculation of Observables in Lattice Gauge Theories".
  • Stuart Staniford-Chen (1993) "Finite Size Scaling and the Universality Class of SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory".

Barry Klein

  • David Reisman (1998) "Numerical Siimulation of Fiber and Wire Array Z-Pinches with Trac-II". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Livermove National Laboratory.
  • Gus Hart (1999) "Electronic Structure Studies of Materials Properties and Stability in Transition Metal-Metalloid Compounds". First positoin: Associate Professor of Physics, Northern Arizona University.
  • John Pask (1999) "A Finite-Element Method for Large-Scale Ab Initio Electronic-Structure Calculations". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Livermove National Laboratory.

Lloyd Knox

  • Alan Peel (2003) "Forecasting and Extracting Cosmological Information from Galaxy Cluster Peculiar Velocities". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at DAMTP, Cambridge, UK. Current position: Lecturer, University of Maryland, Department of Astronomy.
  • Yong-Seon Song (2004) "The Application of Weak Lensing". First position: Research Associate, University of Chicago. Current position: Research staff (faculty equivalent), Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute.
  • I-Wen Mike Chu (2005) "Cosmological Parameter Constraints via Gibbs Sampling and the Blackwell-Rao estimator". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, John Hopkins University.
  • Jason Dick (2007) "Constraining Inflation and Dark Energy: Parameter Estimation with CMB and Supernovae". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. Current position: Google.
  • Michael Schneider (2008) "Cosmological constraints from surveys of the weak lensing of galaxies". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Durham, UK. Current position: Staff scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Marius Millea (2015) "Dechiphering Precision Cosmic Microwave Background Data". First position: Lagrange Fellow at Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, Paris, France. Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Institut Lagrange de Paris.
  • Brent Follin (2017) "Constraining Cosmological Phenomenology in the Precision Era." First position: Senior Data Scientist at GE Digital, San Francisco, CA.
  • Zhen Pan (2018) "Secondary Signals in Cosmology". First position: Zel'dovich Fellow at Perimeter Institute in Ontario, Canada. Currently: T.D. Lee Fellow at the T.D. Lee Institute in Shanghai, China. 
  • Kevin Aylor (2019) "Data Analysis in Current and Future Cosmic Microwave Background Measurements". Currently: Applied Scientist with Amazon, Inc.

William Knox

  • Richard O. Mead (1965) (First UC Davis Physics Department Ph.D. Recipient.) "Energy Levels of Bi211".
  • Jack Miller (1986) "Subthreshold Pion Production in the Reaction 139La+139La to pi plusminus + X". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Winston Ko

  • Richard D. Kass (1978) "Charged and Neutral Particle Production from 400 GeV/c Proton Proton Collisions". First position: Professor of Physics, Ohio State University.
  • Gary H. Shoemaker (1983) "A Search for SU(3) Exotic States with a Forward hat K degree Trigger in hat p N Interactions at 9 GeV/c". First position: Professor and Chair of Phyiscs, California State University, Sacramento.
  • Michael P. Cain (1984) "Measurement of the Leptonic Structure Functions of the Photon at PEP". First position: Technical Group Manager, XonTech, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama.
  • Roger R. McNeil (1986) "Measurement of the Photon Structure Function F2(x,Q2) in the Range 0.2 less than or equal to Q2 <7 GeV2". First position: Professor and Chair of Physics, Lousiana State University.
  • David Stuart (1992) "Measurement of the Forward-Backward Charge Asymmetry in Electron-Position Annihilation into a Quark-Antiquark Pair: A Test of Electroweak Interference". First position: Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • Fengcheng Lin (1996) "Detection of B^0_d in a Hadron Collider". President and CTO, Teralane Semiconductor (Shenzhen).
  • Jeffrey Rowe (1996) "Muon Measurement in High Field Solenoid Detectors". First position: Assistant Research Scientist, Computer Security Laboratory, University of California, Davis.
  • Steven M. Lidia (1999) "Studies of Beam Dynamics in Relativistic Klystron Two-Beam Accelerators". First position: Postdoctoral Physicist, Center for Beam Physics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Richard Lander

  • William J. Erwin (1977) "Inclusive pi+p and pp Processes at 100 GeV/c". First position: Acurex Autodata, Mountain View, CA. Now Retired.
  • Kaori Maeshima (1981) "An Experimental Study of Muons Produced by Two Photon Interactions at PEP". First position: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
  • John R. Smith (1982) "Two Photon Production of the f degree Meson". First Position UCD Assistant Research Physicist.
  • Russell L. Malchow (1989) "Asymmetry and Cross-Section in e+e- to tau+tau- from sqrt(s) = 52 to 57 GeV".
  • Francisco Kole (1997) "Elastic Photoproduction on p0 Mesons at Hera". First position: KLA-Tencor Corporation, San Jose, CA.
  • Christopher Hill (2001) "Measurement of the Production Cross-Section Ratio in 106.0p/m4.1pb-1 of Data Collected by CDF During Run 1A+1B of the Tevatron". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at UCSB. Current position: Associate Professor at The Ohio State University.
  • Sasha Baroiant (2006) "A search for doubly-charged Higgs bosons at the Tevatron" First position ADM Analysis in Sacramento. A company doing energy efficiency measurement and analysis for corporati

Olaf Liefson

  • Brother Eric Vogel (1969) "Angular Variation of the Proton Thermal Relaxation Time in Lanthanum Magnesium Nitrate".

Kai Liu

  • Joseph Davies (2007) "First Order Reversal Curve Studies of the Magnetization Reversal Behavior in Nanoscale Magnetic Materials". First position: National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at NIST. Current position: Senior Research Physicist, NVE Corp.
  • Justin Olamit (2007) "Effects of Anisotropy and Domain Structures in Exchange Biased Thin Films". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, LANL. Current position: US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Randy Dumas (2009) "Magnetization Reversal Mechanisms in Patterened Nanostructures". First position: Swedish Research Council Vetenskapradet Postdoctoral Fellowship, Gothenburg University. Current position: Applications Scientist at Quantum Design.
  • Dustin Gilbert (2014) "Physics on the Nanoscale - a Study of Nanomagnetic Phenomena". First position: National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standard and Technology, Maryland. Second position: Full-Time Government Researcher at National Institute of Standards and Technology. Current position: Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee.
  • Peter Kevin Greene (2015) "Magnetic Anisotropy at Material Interfaces". First and current position: Attitude Control Systems Engineer at SSL (Space Systems Loral).
  • Edward Burks (2016) "Artificially Structured Materials: Nanowires, Networks, Foams and Skyrmions". First position: Spacecraft Systems Engineer at SSL (Space Systems Loral).
  • Peyton Murray (2018) "Physics of Nanostructured Magnetic Materials". First position: Postdoctoral scholar at Tampere University, Finland.
  • Julius De Rojas (2018), "Tuning Magnetic Behavior: Approaches Towards Future High Anisotropy Materials", First position: Postdoctoral scholar at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

Lori Lubin

  • Brian Lemaux (2011) "Galaxy Transformation Under Extreme Conditions: The Evolution of Galaxies in the Largest Structures in the High Redshift Universe". First position: Postdoctoral scholar at The Astronomy Observatory of Marseilles Provence (OAMP).
  • Alison Mansheim (2016) "Star Formation in Merging Clusters of Galaxies".
  • Lu Shen (2019 “Radio Galaxies and The Role of Environment: The Evolution in the Large Scale Structures in the High Redshift”.First position: Postdoctoral scholar.

Markus Luty

  • Zacharia Chacko (1999) "Topics in Supersymmetry Breaking". University of Maryland. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of West Seattle. Current position: Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Eduardo Ponton (2000) "Extra Dimensions and Supersymmetry Breaking". University of Maryland. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Yale University. Current position: Professor at Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil.
  • Siew-Phang Ng (2004) "New Mechanisms for Transmission of Supersymmetry Breaking". University of Maryland. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Bartol Research Institute, Delaware. Current position: Quantitative Developer at RBS investment bank.
  • Ken Hsieh (2007) "Physics Beyond the Standard Model: Supersymmetry and Extra Dimensions". University of Maryland. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Michigan State University. Current position: Software Developer at Microsoft.
  • Yi Cai (2010) "Aspects of Physics Beyond the Standard Model". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Second position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Melbourne.
  • Jared Evans (2011) "Strong Electroweak Symmetry Breaking in the Large Hadron Collider Era". UC Davis. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Rutgers University.
  • Ruggero Tacchi (2011) "UV-complete composite Higgs model for electroweak symmetry breaking minimal conformal technicolor".
  • Jeffrey Paul Hutchinson (2014) "Effective WIMPs".
  • Ralph Angelus Edezhath (2015) "Aspects of Dark Matter and Higgs Phenomenology". First and current position: Data Scientist (Machine Learning) at Chegg Inc.
  • Nicolas Andres Neill Herrera (2016) "Aspects of Higgs and Supersymmetry Phenomenology."
  • Valentina Prilepina (2017) "An Investigation of Conformal Field Theory: Understanding the Conformal and Weyl Symmetries and Constraining Theories through Energy Conditions".
  • Kara Farnsworth (2017) "On the Symmetries of Renormalization Group Fixed Points". First position: Postdoc at Central European Institute for Cosmology and Fundamental Physics, Prague, Czech Republic.

Douglas McColm

  • Joan Vorpahl (1971) "The Impulsive Phase of Solar Flares--Hard X-Radiation (E10 KeV), Ha and Microwave Emission".
  • Shou Sun Chen (Szu) (1974) "Proton Volume Effect of Optical Thallium Isotope Shift".
  • David DeWitt (1992) "Dielectronic Recombination of Highly Charged Ions Using an Electron Beam Ion Trap".

Michael McElfresh

  • Limin Zhao (2004) "Effect of Structure on Magnetic Properties".

Michael Mulhearn

  • Zhangqier Wang (2020) “Heavy Higgs Boson Search Via H ->ZA -> ZZh”. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Emilija Pantic

  • Benjamin Schlitzer (2020) “Characterization of Liquid Argon Response for the Direct Detection of Dark Matter”. First position: Teaching Professor at the University of New England, Biddeford, ME.

Neal Peak

  • Tean-Gau Helen Wang (1984) "Computation and Theory of Electron Heating in Parametrically Excited Waves".

David Pellett

  • Cary J. Zeitlin (1988) "Jet-Production in Photon-Photon Collisions at PEP". First position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  • John P. Bacigalupi (1996) "Strange Particle Production in Awayside Jets in High $P_T \pi^0$ and Direct Photon Triggered Events in $\pi^-$ + Be/Cu Interactions at 515 Gev".

Warren Pickett

  • Joonhee An (2001) "Microscopic Theory of Magnetic Clusters and Superconducting Materials". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA. Current position: Postdoctoral researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden CO. Subsequent: Project Scientist, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Michelle Johannes (2003) "Computational Investigation of Magnetic Interactions: Combining First Principles and Model Approaches". First position: NRC Postdoctoral fellow, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC. Current position: Staff Physicist, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC.
  • Juan Carlos Idrobo (2004) "A Study of the Electronic Structure and the Effects of Oxygen on the Superconducting Properties of MgB2 by Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy". First position: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago. Current position: Staff Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  • Kristopher Andersen (2005) "Electronic structure of nanomaterials : computational methods and application to niobium clusters". First position: NRC Postdoctoral fellow, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC. Second position: Associate Professor, Northern Arizona University. Third position: Computational Scientist, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC. Current position: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA.
  • Tae-Seong Jeong (2005) "Computational Studies of Electronic Structures for Superconducting and Magnetic Materials". First position: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Current position: Associate Professor, Hanshin University, South Korea.
  • Kwan-Woo Lee (2006) "Studies of correlation effects in layered transition metal oxides". First positon: Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis. Current position: Associate Professor and Chair of Physics, Korea University, Jochiwon, Chungnam, South Korea.
  • Deepa Kasinathan (2006) "Computational study of materials under pressure". First position: Postdoctoral fellow, MPI for Chemical Physics, Dresden, Germany. Current position: Project Scientist, MPI for Chemical Physics, Dresden, Germany.
  • Brian Maddox (2006) "Pressure-induced electronic phase transitions in transition metal oxides and rare earth metals". First position: Postdoctoral fellow, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Current position: Staff scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Alan Kyker (2007) "Computational Methods Applied to Superconductivity and Magnetism". First position: Software Engineer, Intel. Current position: Software Engineer, Intel.
  • Amy Lazicki (2007) "Properties of Low-Z Solids at High Pressure". First position: Postdoctoral fellow, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution, Washington D.C. Second position: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Paris. Current position: Staff scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Erik Ylvisaker (2008) "DFT and DMFT: Implementations and Applications to the Study of Correlated Materials". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Davis Physics Department. Current position: IT Staff Person, Nordstrom.
  • Zhiping Yin (2009) "Microscopic Mechanisms of Magnetism and Superconductivity Studied from First Principle Calculations". First position: Postdoctoral fellow, Rutgers University. Current Position: Assistant Professor, Beijing Normal University, Beijing.
  • Swapnonil Banerjee (2012) "Semi-Dirac dispersion, and its various aspects". First position: Lecturer, UC Davis, Physics Department.
  • Hahnbidt Rhee (2012) "Electronic Structure Properties and High Pressure Experimentation of Superconducting or Possibly Superconducting Systems". First position: Research Scientist, UC Davis. Current position: Data Science Analyst, Quid.
  • Brian Neal (2013) "A Density Functional Theory Study of Magnetism Near Quantum Criticality". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology.
  • Amandeep Kaur (2014) "An analysis of the effects of semicore polarization on the dielectric and electronic structur properties of closed shell atoms, molecules and solids". First position: Chancellor's Science Fellow, University of California, Davis. Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Davis.
  • Yundi Quan (2015) "Electronic, magnetic and topological properties of transition metal oxides". First and current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Beijing Normal University, Beijing.
  • Sahar Hihath (2016) "Examining Wetting and Dewetting Processes in Thin-films on Crystalline Substrates at the Nanoscale".
  • Wen Fong Goh (2018) "First-Principles Study of Weak Antiferromagnetic and Topological Materials." First position: Postdoc at University of Houston.

Wendell Potter

  • John Gates (1976) "Nuclear Spin Diffusion and Other Related Phenomena". First position: AT&T Bell Laboratories. Current: Retired.
  • Dan S. Parker (1979) "Measurements of the Extreme Magnetic Anisotrophy in Ytterbium-doped Yttrium Ethylsulfate".
  • Khalijah M. Salleh (1979) "Thermal Contact Between the Electron Dipole-Dipole Reservoir and the Nuclear Zeeman System".
  • Huseyin Durusoy (1984) "An Investigation on the Evaporation of Vacuum Cleaved Sodium Chloride Surfaces in the Presence of Electrostatic Fields".
  • Michael Wood (1988) "An Analysis of Magnetic Refrigeration and Refrigerants".
  • James P. Vesenka (1989) "Dynamic Light Scattering at Ice-Solution Interface".
  • James Jadrich (1991) "Nuclear Magnetic Spin Diffusion in Epitaxial Thin Films of Calcium Fluoride".
  • Duane Siemens (1992) "An Evaluation of Magnetic Refrigeration Cycles Based on How Effectively the Thermal Properties of the Refrigerant Are Utilized".
  • Austin Calder (2006) "Graduate teaching assistants in a reformed introductory physics course: Synthesis of quantitative analyses of instructor action and qualitative analysis of instructor attitudes and perspectives".
  • Mark McKinnon (2006) "Gender-based performance differences in an introductory physics course".
  • Emily Ashbaugh West (2009) "Identifying the elements of physics courses that impact student learning: curriculum, instructor, peers, and assessment".
  • Cassandra Paul (2012) "Investigation of the Interactions Between Instructors and Students in an Introductory Interactive-Engagement College Physics Course". First position: Assistant Professor at San José State University.
  • Antoinette Stone (2013) "Assessing Student Peer Dialogue in Collaborative Settings; A Window Into Student Reasoning". First position: Lecturer at the University of California, Davis.

Harry Radousky

  • Christopher Wren Carr (2003) "Experimental Studies of Laser-Induced Breakdown in Transparent Dielectrics". First position: Staff Members at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Paul Demange (2006) "Laser-induced defect reactions governing the damage performance of KDP and DKDP". First position: Staff Members at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Avraham Thaler Thomas (2013) "Understanding the Mechanisms Enabling an Ultra-high Efficiency Moving Wire Interface for Real-time Carbon 14 Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Quntitation of Samples Suspended in Solvent". First position: Staff Members at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Mukund Rangamani

  • James Hoskisson (2009, Durham University), "Explorations of four and five dimensional black hole spacetimes".
  • Daniel K Brattan (2012, Durham University), "Aspects of hydrodynamics in AdS/CMT", postdoc at Technion, USTC, Hefei, INFN, Genoa, and currently postdoc at Ecole Polytechnique, CPHT, Paris
  • Simon Gentle (2013, Durham University), "Holography, black holes and condensed matter physics", postdoc at UCLA, Utrecht, and currently  senior model validator at ABN AMRO bank.
  • Felix Haehl (2016, Durham University), "The Eightfold Way to Dissipation: Classification of Hydrodynamic Transport", postdoc at UBC, IAS, and currently faculty at University of Southampton.
  • Massimiliano Rota (2016, Durham University) , "An operational perspective on holographic entanglement", postdoc at UCSB,  University of Amsterdam, and currently visiting researcher QMAP, UC Davis.
  • Niklas Garner (2021) “From Coulomb Branches to HOMFLY-PT Homology”. First position: Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Washington.
  • Sean Colin-Ellerin (2022) "Aspects of Entanglement in Quantum Gravity", Current position: Postdoc at UC Berkeley.

Roderick Reid

  • Micheal L. Vaida (1973) "SYNSEF: A FORTRAN Syntax Sensitive Editor and Autoflowcharter and A Computation of Accurate Wavefunctions for the Hydrogen Molecule".
  • Charles H. Hunt (1984) "The Nuclear Magnetic Shielding Constant for the Hydrogen Molecule Including Relativistic and Non-adiabatic Corrections".

Matthew Richter

  • Andrew Kruger (2011) "Infrared Spectroscopy and Young Stellar Objects Characterizing the Dust and Gas in Circumstellar Disks".

John Rundle

  • James Holliday (2007) "Forecasting Large Magnitude Earthquakes".
  • Jordan Van Aalsburg (2009) "Statistical and simulation based forecasting: applications of numerical simulations and data analysis to earthquake forecasting".
  • Mark Yoder (2011) "Record-breaking Earthquake Precursors".
  • Joseph Gran (2012) "Damage in Models of Fracture Nucleation and Propagation". UC Davis. First position: Tech Analyst at Applied Underwriters.
  • Michael Sachs (2014) "Earthquake Scaling, Simulation and Forecasting".
  • Jaren Quinn Norris (2015) "Two Simple Models for Fracking". First and current position: Visiting faculty, Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg, ID.
  • Kasey William Schultz (2016) "Physics-Based Simulations of Natural Hazards".
  • John Wilson (2018) "Computational Studies of Geophysical Systems". First position: Data Scientist.
  • Molly Luginbuhl (2019) "Statistical Physics Models For Time-Dependent Seismicity". First position: Research Data Analyst II with Covered California.

Sergey Savrasov

  • Quan Yin (2008) "Theoretical Study of Strongly Correlated Electron Systems". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Davis Physics Department
  • Ravindra Nanguneri (2012) "Computational Studies of Condensed Matter Systems: Mn V2o4 and 2D attractive Hubbard model with spin-dependent disorder". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Davis.
  • Ruanchen Dong (2014) "First-principle Simulations of Heavy Fermion Materials".
  • Shu-Ting Pi (2015) "A Framework of Computing Multipolar Exchange Interactions in Systems with Strong Spin-Orbit Coupling". First and current position: Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Irvine.
  • Vsevolod Ivanov (2021) “Correlated Topological Materials”. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

Richard Scalettar

  • Parhat Niyaz (1993) "Numerical Simulations of Quantum Many-Body Systems with Applications to Superfluid-Insulator and Metal-Insulator Transitions" (Co-chair). First position: Post-doc at Arizona State and UC Berkeley. Current position: Circuit designer at Quickturn Design Systems.
  • Johnny Kuei (1996) "Ferromagnetism in Itinerant Electron Systems". First position: Rockwell International, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Carey Huscroft (1998) "Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations of Disordered Fermi Systems". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Cincinnati. Current position: Software architect, Hewlett-Packard Corporation.
  • Matthew Enjalran (2000) "A Study of Magnetic Phenomena in Frustrated Spin Systems and the Effects of Disorder in Correlated Fermi Systems". First position: Associate Professor, University of Southern Connecticutt.
  • Dustin Froula (2002) "Experimental Studies of the Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Instability in the Saturated Regime". First position: Plasma Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Brian Maddox (2006) "Pressure-induced electronic phase transitions in transition metal oxides and rare earth metals". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Current position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Amy Lazicki (2007) "Properties of Low-Z Solids at High Pressure". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Carnegie Institute, Washington; Staff Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Norman Paris (2007) "A Study of Metal-Insulator Transitions in the Binary Alloy and Ionic Hubbard Models". First position: Visiting professor Lewis and Clark College. Current position: Permanent Lecturer at Santa Clara University.
  • Michael Mikulis (2007) "Hysteresis, and Phase Transitions in Driven Systems: A Study of Spin Glasses, Colloids and Vortices". Huntsville Armory.
  • Christopher Varney (2009) "Phase Transitions in Strongly Interacting Quantum Systems". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Georgetown University. Current position: Assistant Professor at University of West Florida.
  • Aleksander Zujev (2010) "Computational Study of Lattice Models". First position: Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University.
  • David Cone (2012) "Hubbard Models in Confined Geometries: Statistical Mechanics of Inhomogenous Systems".
  • Mi Jiang (2014) "Computational studies of competing phases in model Hamiltonians", first position, postdoctoral scholar, Swiss Supercomputing Center.
  • Vladimir Iglovikov (2015) "Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations in Novel Geometries". First position: Employed at Bidgely. Current position: Senior Data Scientist at TrueAccord (San Francisco Startup).
  • Wenjian Hu (2018) "Exploring Phase Transitions Using Conventional Monte Carlo Simulations and Machine Learning Techniques". First position: Research Scientist at Facebook Inc, Menlo Park, CA.
  • WeiTing Chiu (2019) "Quantum Algorithms on Correlated Electron Systems".
  • Bo Xiao (2020) “Exploring Electron-Electron and Electron Phonon Interactions in Strongly Interacting Quantum Systems”. First position: Flatiron Research Fellow at Flatiron Institute, The Simons Foundation.
  • Yuxi Zhang (2022) "Numerical Studies of Electron-Phonon Interactions and Non-Equilibrium Phenomena in Strongly Correlated Systems", Postdoc, University of Minnesota
  • Chunhan Feng (2022) "Electron-Electron and Electron-Phonon Interactions in Strongly Correlated Systems", Postdoc, FlatIron Institute, Simons Foundation
  • Ben Cohen-Stead (2022) "A Hybrid Quantum Monte Carlo Method for Electron-Phonon Models"
  • Tyler Cary (2022) "Metropolis Monte Carlo and Wang-Landau Simulations of Tricriticality in Crossed Ising Chains"
  • Owen Bradley (2023) "Quantum Monte Carlo Simulation of Electron-Phonon Models and Computational Studies of Quantum Spin Systems"

Robert Shelton

  • David Barnes (1993) "A Calorimetric Study of (Prl.5Ce0.5)Sr2Cu2NbO10, PrBa2Cu2NbO8 and the Effects of Oxygen on C60".
  • Jian-Liang Peng (1989) "Superconductivity and Magnetic Properties of High-Tc LaBaCaCu3O7-delta Y1-xPrxBa2Cu3O7-delta, and Nd2-xCexCuO4-delta".
  • Timothy Folkerts (1990) "Synthesis and Superconducting Properties of the High Transition Temperature Superconductor Ba1-xKxBiO3".
  • Lu (Rose) Zhang (1992) "Macroscopic Magnetic Properties of Single Crystalline High Temperature Superconductors".
  • Randall Stone (1992) "Optimization of the Plasma Cherenkov Maser and AC/DC Space-Charge in High Power Microwave Devices".
  • Yue Xian (Nancy) Jia (1992) "Transport Properties and Upper Critical Fields of Single Crystals in the Superconducting System Y1-xPrxBa2Cu3O7-delta".
  • William Mosley (1994) "An Investigation of the Superconducting and Normal State Properties of Ba(1-x)K(x)BiO3 Single Crystals".
  • John Dykes (1994) "Physical and Chemical Investigations of Selected C60-Based Materials".
  • Tim Goodwin (1995) "The Role of Praseodynium in the Suppression of Superconductivity and Onset of Magnetism in (R1.5-xPrxCe0.5)Sr2Cu2NbO10-delta; R=Nd,Sm,Eu".
  • In-chu Chang (1996) "Superconducting Properties of Polycrystaline HgBa_2CuO_{4+delta}, Hg_xTl_{1-x}Ba_2Ca_2Cu_3O_{8+delta} Compounds, and Single Crystal LuBa_2Cu_3)_{7+delta}".
  • Stephen H. Irons (1996) "Techniques for the Synthesis of Superconducting Single Crystals of A_3C_{60} (a=K, Rb) and Measurement of Their Magnetic Properties".
  • Chance Hoellwarth (1997) "Magnetic and Heat Capacity Measurements of the Superconducting Y(Ni2-xCoxB2C System". Faculty, Physics Department, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA.
  • Paul E. Anderson (1998) "The Effects of Cobalt and Nickel Doping on the Spin-Peierls Transition in CuGeO3". Senior advising development engineer, Seagate Technology.
  • Thomas Nielsen (2000) "Magnetic, Electrical Transport, and Hydrostatic Pressure Studies of the Heusler Alloy (Fe1-xVx)3AI".
  • Philip Rogers (2000) "Structural and Magnetic Studies of the Spin Chain/Spin Ladder (Na1-xCax)V205".

Rajiv R.P. Singh

  • Rodney L. Glenister (1995) "The Properties of the t-J Model Through High-Temperature Expansions and Their Relevance to High-Tc Cuprates".
  • Paul Freitas (2000) "Numerical and Analytical Studies of Physical Properties of 2D Antiferromagnetic Spin Systems".
  • Alexander Slepoy (2001) "Topics in Computational Statistical Mechanics". Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories.
  • Samantha Fore (2006) "Development of single molecule optical techniques for the study of recognition and repair of DNA damage"
  • Tyler Bryant (2007) "Linked-cluster studies of quantum lattice models".
  • Tommaso Pardini (2009) "Study of Heisenberg Models by Means of Series Expansion Calculations". First position: Materials Scientist, Headway Technology.
  • Natha Hayre (2011) "Enhanced Molecular Dynamics Sampling Methods Applied to Existing and Novel Polypepties Systems".
  • Ryan Applegate (2012) "Quantum magnetism applied to the iron-pnictides and rare earth pyrochlores".
  • Vikram Samanna Vijayaraghavan (2015) Growth And Interdependence Of Complex Networks".
  • Michael Flynn (2021) “Frustrated Magnets: Topology, Bose-Einstein Condensation, and Order-by-disorder”. First position: Postdoctoral researcher at Boston University, Boston, MA.
  • Ryan Polischuk (2021) “Statistical Biophysics in Global Disease: Liquid-Crystal Energetics in Trypanosome Mitochondrial DNA Knotting & Binding Fitness for the S477N COVID-19 Mutant. First position: Associate Scientist, Translational Modeling & Simulation at Nektar Therapeutics, San Francisco, CA.
  • Anirudha Menon (2021) “Theoretical and Computational Explorations of Toplogical Materials”. First position: Postdoctoral scholar at Freie university and Helmholtz-Zentrum labs in Berlin.

Robert Svoboda

  • Russell Clark (1995) "Measurement of Upward-Going Muons in the IMB Detector". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie-Mellon. Current position: Senior Lecturer, University of Pittsburg.
  • Robert Sanford (1999) "Spectrum of Solar Neutrinos above 6.5 MeV". First position: Medical Physics residency, UC Irvine. Current position: Professor of Medical Physics, Tulane University.
  • Erik Blaufuss (2001) "Study of the Energy Spectrum of Solar Neutrinos Above 5.5 MeV". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at University of Maryland. Current position: Research Scientist, University of Maryland.
  • William Coleman (2008) "Testing of Gadolinium Doping in Water Cherenkov Antineutrino Detectors". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at LSU. Current position: Retired US Navy, High School Teacher.
  • Cara Maesano (2012) "9-Li Production from Stopped Muons in the Double Chooz Detector". First position: Research Staff, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris.
  • John Felde (2013) "Evidence for Electron Antineutrino Oscillations with the Double Chooz Far Detector". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Maryland.
  • Nicholas Ian Walsh (2016) "An Investigation of the 40 Ar(n,p)40C1 Reaction Cross-Section below 50 MeV at Crocker Nuclear Laboratory". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
  • Justin Dhooge (2017) "Measurement of the First and Third Neutrino Mass Ergenstate Mixing Angle at the Double Chooz Near and Far Detector."
  • Morgan Askins (2018) "Search for Invisible Neutron Decay in the SNO+ Water Phase". First position: Postdoc at UC Berkeley.
  • Steven Gardiner (2018) "Nuclear Effects in Neutrino Detection". First position: Research Associate at Fermilab.
  • Teal Pershing (2020) "The Accelerator Neutrino-Neutron Interaction Experiment". First position: Postdoc at LLNL

Valentin Taufour

  • Jackson R. Badger (2021) "Structural Characterization and Physical Properties of Superconducting LaNiGa2and Antiferromagnetic CeIn3" (Link). First position: Lyten, San Jose, CA. 

John Terning

  • Jamison Galloway (2010) "Stabilizing the Weak Scale with Conformal Dynamics: A Survey of Model Building Approaches”.  First position: postdoctoral researcher at Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy. Current position: lead data scientist at 3M.
  • David Stancato (2011) "The Unhiggs: Electroweak Symmetry Breaking via an Unparticle”. First position: professor at Lone Star College. Current position: professor at Northern Virginia Community College.
  • Haiying Cai (2011) "New Physics Beyond the Standard Model”. First position: postdoctoral researcher  at IPN, Lyon, France. Current position: postdoctoral researcher at Korea University.
  • John McRaven (2012) "Extending the Standard Model with Confining and Conformal Dynamics”. First and current position: forward deployed engineer at Palantir Technologies.
  • Renjun Xu (2013) "Cohomological Problems arising in Quantum Field Theory and String Theory". First position: research assistant at Radiant Logic. Current position: senior director of data and artificial intelligence at Visa.
  • Kevin Francis Cleary (2015) "Marginally Relevant Topics in Conformal Field Theories”.  First position: senior associate at Teneo.
  • Current position: principal data scientist at Zocdoc
  • Kitran Macey Colwell (2016) "Dualities, Helicity Amplitudes, and Little Conformal Symmetry”. First and current position: professor at Diablo Community  College. 
  • Rachel Houtz (2017) "Higgs Naturalness and Associated Phenomenology." First position: postdoctoral researcher at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Current position: professor at the University of Florida.
  • Rui Zheng (2018) "New Physics Beyond the Standard Model”. First position: Current position: software engineer at Google
  • Fayez Abu-Ajamieh (2019) "Topics on the Randall-Sundrum Model and Radion Physics". First position: postdoctoral researcher at the University of Montpellier. Current position: postdoctoral researcher Indian Institute of Science.
  • Jun Seok Lee (2019) "Exploring Extra Dimensions and R3x5: The Light Radion Window and Chiral Gauge Theories with SUSY Breaking”. First position: Insight Data Science. Current position: applied scientist at Uber.
  • Ali Shayegan Shirazi (2019) "Phenomenology of Conformal Extensions of the Standard Model and the Multi-Higgs problem”. First position: postdoctoral researcher at Sharif University of Technology. ​​​​​​

Sudhindra Mani Tripathi

  • Steven Glenn (1996) "A Search for Self-Interactions of Neutral Electroweak Gauge Bosons". First position: Postdoc, Cornell University.
  • George Pope (1997) "Elastic Photoproduction of J/\psi at the H1 Experiment at HERA". First position: Postdoc, McGill University.
  • Paul Bloom (1998) "Investigation for Trilinear Vector Boson Couplings Through W Boson Pair Production in Dilepton Decay Channels". First position: Postdoc, McGill University.
  • Richard Snavely (2003) "Physics of Laser Driven RElativistic Plasmas Energetic X-Rays Proton Beams and Relativistic Electron Transport in Petawatt Laser Experiments". First position: Postdoc, Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
  • Juan Lizarazo (2006) "A measurement of the gamma-ray spectrum from the Crab Nebula<". First position: Postdoc, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  • Peter Marleau (2007) "Search for a Dark Matter Gamma-Ray Signal from Dwarf Spheriodal Galaxies with CACTUS". First position: Postdoc, Sandia National Laboratory.
  • Melikhan Tanyeri (2007) "Using optical resonances for chemical and biological sensing applications". First position: Postdoc, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
  • Melinda Sweany (2011) "Characterization of Neutron Backgrounds for Direct Dark Matter Searches". First position: Postdoc, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Alexandra Carley Kopecky (2012) "A search for dark matter in the monophoton final state at CMS". First position: Lecturer, Cal State, San Luis Obispo.
  • Tia Marie Miceli (2013) "Investigations of Standard Model and Exotic Monophoton Signatures at s=7 TeV". First position: Postdoc, New Mexico State University.
  • Michael Woods (2014) A Comprehensive Study of the Large Underground Xenon Detector". First position: Yelp Corporation.
  • Jeremy Allen Mock (2014) A Search for Dark Matter with the Large Underground Xenon Detector". First position: Postdoc, University at Albany. Current position: Accelerator Controls Engineer at SLAC National Laboratory.
  • Sergey Uvarov (2017) "Search for Dark Matter Interactions Using Ionization Yield in Liquid Xenon".
  • Dustin Stolp (2017) "A Search for Dark Photons in the Photon + Jet Final State with the CMS Detector at the LHC." First position: Data Scientist at Square, San Francisco, CA
  • James Morad (2017) "Characterization of 206Pb Recoils in a Dual-Phase Xenon Time Projection Chambers." First position: Software Developer, Cosylab, USA.
  • Brian Lenardo (2018) "Measurements and modeling of low energy nuclear recoils in liquid xenon for dark matter and neutrino detection." First position: Postdoc at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Jacob Cutter (2020) "Characterizing the Peripheral Dynamics of Xenon Dark Matter Detectors".

Jaroslav Trnka

  • Cameron Langer (2020) "Positive Geometry and Prescriptive Unitarity for Scattering Amplitudes". First position: Postdoctoral scholar at Pennsylvania State University.

William True

  • Ted F. Harvey (1972) "Shell Model and Quasi-Particle Calculations of the Neutron Deficient Lead Isotopes".
  • Frederica Darema-Rogers (1976) "Comparison of the Interacting Boson Approximation with an Exact Shell Model Calculation on the (16)O Nucleus".

J. Anthony Tyson

  • Jordi Miralda-Escude (1991) "Gravitational lensing by clusters of galaxies". First position: Professor, Ohio State University. Current position: Professor, Universitat de Barcelona, Catalonia.
  • Raja Guha Thakurta (1989) "The optical night sky at low surface brightness: High latitude dust and faint field galaxies". First position: Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz.
  • James Bosch (2011) "Modeling Techniques for Measuring Galaxy Properties in Multi-Epoch Surveys". First position: Project Scientist, Princeton University.
  • Ami Choi (2011) "Mass and Light Correlated with Galaxies on Local and Cosmic Scales: Weak Gravitational Lensing in the Deep Lens Survey". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Edinburgh.
  • Christopher Brian Morrison (2013) "The Universe Under a Magnifying Glass: Measuring and Predicting Large-scale Structure Statistics". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Washington.
  • Andrew Bradshaw (2017) "Lights All Askew Systematics in Galaxy Images from Megaparsecs to Microns". First position: Post-doc at UC Davis.
  •  Imran Hasan (2021) “Blending and Sampling Systematics In Optical Survey Cosmology”. First position: Internship at Nielsen, New York City, NY.\
  • Erfan Nourbakhsh (2023) "Observational Challenges in Deep Imaging Probes of Cosmology" Current Position: Software systems, Princeton U. LSST data management team 2023-

Stefano Valenti

  • Kyra Azalee Bostroem (2021) “Using Type II Supernovae to Study their Massive Star Progenitors”. First position: Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Washington.

Ramona Vogt

  • Thomas Gutierrez (2000) "Higher Twist Contributions to Charm and Light Gluino Production". First position: Postdoctoral position, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Current position: Associate Professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
  • Vincent Cheung (2020) “Polarization of Heavy Quarkonium Production in the Color Evaporation Model”. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on intrinsic charm and quarkonium production at EIC.

David Webb

  • Joseph McKinley (1993) "Dilute Fe-doped Pd Thin Films Demonstrating Finite-Size Scaling & Evidence of Two Dimensional Heisenberg Model Ferromagnetism".
  • David Gettman (1994) "Evidence of Spin Glass Ordering in Sputtered YTbSi Metallic Glasses".
  • Jesus Del Castillo (1995) "Magnetic and Specific Heat Studies of the Compounds A14 Mn Xu Where A=[Ca,Sr,Ra] and X=[Bi,Sb,Al]".
  • Christopher Pike (1996) "A New Preisach-type Model of Hysteresis in Interacting Single Domain Particle Systems".
  • Soong-hyuck Lee (1996) "Interlayer Magnetic Coupling in Pd/Pd (1.2 atomic % Fe) Multilayers".
  • Efrain Lopez (1999) "Magnetization of Superconducting PbBi Thin Films Patterned with Magnetic Arrays".
  • Robert Cohen (2001) "Magnetic and Resistivity Studies of Compounds: A14MnPn11 where A= [Ca, Sr, Ba] and Pn= [Sb, Bi]".
  • Nicholas Ron Hall (2013) "Autonomy and the Student Experience in Introductory Physics".
  • Robert Lynch (2014) "The Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Cohorts’ Early Enrollment in Physics: concurrent with enrollment in mathematics, biology, and chemistry". First and current position: Adjunct Physics & Astronomy Faculty, Los Rios Community College District.
  • Mary Chessey (2018) "Transfer Students Redefining Physics Culture: Student Agency and Responses to Traditional Physics Education". First position: Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Maryland.

James Wells

  • Shrihari Gopalakrishna (2002) "Aspects and Probes of Supersymmetric and Extradimensional Beyond the Standard Model Theories". Postdoctoral Researcher, Michigan State University.
  • Brandon Murakami (2002) "Low Energy Probes of Standard Model Extensions". Postdoctoral Research Associate, Argonne National Laboratory.

Andrew Wetzel

  • Jenna Samuel (2021) “Local Group Satellite Galaxies in Cosmological Simulations”. First position: NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Texas, Austin
  • Isaiah Santistevan (2023) "Modeling the Formation and Evolution of Satellite Galaxies in Cosmological Simulations". First Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Matt Bellardini (2023) "Chemical Evolution Across Cosmic Time: Stellar Elemental Abundance Patterns and Radial Redistribution in Cosmological Simulations". First Position: Senior Mission Planning Engineer at BlackSky

David Wittman

  • William Dawson (2013) "Constraining Dark Matter Through the Study of Merging Galaxy Clusters". First position: Postdoctoral researcher at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Now permanent staff member at LLNL.
  • Yin-Yee (Karen) Ng (2016) "Probabilistic Inference of Dark Matter Properties in Galaxy Clusters and the Cosmic Web". First position: Data scientist.
  • Bryant Benson (2018) "Merging Galaxy Clusters: A Case Study of ZwC12341.1t0000 and the Development of a New Forward Modeled Lensing Technique. First position: Data Scientist.
  • Nathan Golovich (2017) "Observations and Modeling of Merging Galaxy Clusters." First position: Postdoc at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Phil Yager

  • John S. Pearson (1981) "The High Energy Interaction of Negative Pions on Deuterium in the FNAL Thirty Inch Bubble Chamber".
  • Stephen A. Gourlay (1985) "Inclusive Production and Polarization of Lambda/hat Lambda in Hadron Proton".
  • Akbar Mokhtarani (1988) "Production Characteristics of Neutral and Charged D Mesons in 800 GeV p-Emulsion Interactions".
  • Vittorio Paolone (1990) "Semi-Leptonic Charged D Meson Decays in 800 GeV p-Emulsion Interactions".
  • Judd Wilcox (1992) "Charm Meson Production in 600 GeV/c pi- Emulsion Interactions".
  • Gary P. Grim (1995) "Doubly Cabibbo Suppressed D+ Decays and Singly Cabibbo Suppressed Ds+ Decays in 220 Gev gamma + p Interactions".
  • Jonathan Link (2001) "Study of the Decay D0 to K+\pi- in FOCUS".

Dong Yu

  • Hengkui Wu (2012) "Electronic transport in N-type doped lead sulfide nanowires".
  • Jason Kaszpurenko (2013) "Synthesis and characterization of transition metal doped semiconducting nanowires".
  • Christopher Vincent Miller (2013) "Optoelectronic Characterization of Narrow Bandgap Nanostructures through Scanning Photocurrent Microscopy".
  • Rion Eugene Graham (2013) "Scanning Photocurrent Microscopy of Lead Chalcogenide Nanowires".
  • Tyler Nathaniel Otto (2013) "Optoelectronic Properties of Lead Selenide Quantum Dot Thin Films".
  • Mark T. Triplett (2014) "Optoelectronic Properties of Novel Junctions in One-Dimensional Semiconductors". First and current position: Staff Laser Design Engineer at Dolby Laboratories.
  • Yiming Yang (2014) "Synthesis and Optoelectronic Characterization of Lead Sulfide Nanowires". First and current position: Postdoctoral Researcher at UC Berkeley.
  • Xingyue Peng (2016) "Charge-spin Transport in Surface-disordered Three-dimensional Topological Insulators".
  • Rui Xiao (2019) "Photocurrent Imaging of Single-Crystal Methylammonium Lead Iodide Nanostructures". First position: unknown.
  • Yasen Hou (2020) “Study of Ion, Exiton, and Trapped Charge Transport in Nanostructures Via Photocurrent Mapping”. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Xiangdong Zhu

  • Anthony Lee (1994) "Surface Diffusion of Hydrogen and Deuterium on Ni(100) and Ni(111) Investigated by Linear Optical Diffraction". First position: Process Engineer, Opto-Electronics Inc., CA
  • Alan Wong (1996) "Optical Studies of Adsorbate Dynamics on Metals and Nonlinear Optical Responses at Interfaces". First Position: Process Engineer, Intel Corp., CA
  • Bennett J. Corrado (1997) "Optical Transmission and Reflection at Interfaces and in Waveguides: Surface Electromagnetic Radiation, Selective Mode Launching, and Microreversibility in Optical Scattering" First Position: Process Engineer, ITT Industries. NJ.
  • Gary Cao (1997) "Optical Studies of Interfaces and Bulk Liquids: Surface Diffusion and Nonlinear Optics". First position: Process Engineer, Intel Corp. CA.
  • Sung-Po Wei (1998) First Position: Process Engineer, Integrated Silicon Solution Inc. Taiwan (ROC)
  • Edward Nabighian (2000) "Linear Optical Studies of Metal Surfaces: Diffusion, Growth, and Surface Dynamics". First position: Process Engineer, Intel Corp. CA.
  • David Everitt (2002) "Imaging of Tissue-like Media with Diffuse Light: Analysis and Optimization of a Diffuse Photon Tomography". First position: Adjunct Physics Faculty, American River College, CA.
  • Fan Chen (2002) "Laser Molecular Beam Epitaxy of Perovskite Oxide Thin Films/Superlattices and Optical In-situ Real-time Study by an Oblique Reflectance Difference Technique". First Position: Medical Physicist, Swedish Medical Center, Sweden.
  • Jeremy Gray (2003) "Optical Studies of Surfaces and Interfaces in UHV and Electrochemical Environments". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. CA.
  • Petros Thomas (2004) "Novel Optical Studies of Ion Erosion Growth and Diffusion on Metal Surfaces". First position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Virginia. VA.
  • Yiyan Fei (2006). “Surface Kinetics Studied with Optical Techniques”. First position: Assistant Professor, Department of Optical Science and Engineering, Fudan University.
  • James Landry (2008) "Optical Oblique-Incidence Reflectivity Difference Microscopy: Application to Label-free Detection of Reactions in Biomolecular". First position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Physics Department, University of California at Davis.
  • Xu Wang (2008) “Optical Studies of Surface Kinetic Processes”. First position: Lecturer, Physics Department, Jiangnan University. China.
  • Yung-Shin Sun (2010) "Label-Free Detection of Biomolecular interactions in microarray Format using Oblique-Indidence Reflectivity Difference Microscopes". First position: Assistant Professor, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan (ROC)
  • Galina Malovichko (2017) "Ellipsometry Studies of Physical and Biochemical Processes on Solid Surfaces." First position: Data Scientist, Pinterest Corp, CA.
  • Daniel Hernandez (2018) "Circular Dichoic Oblique-Incidence Reflectivity Difference". First position: Medical Physicist, St. Luke Health System. Idaho.

Rena Zieve

  • Scooter Johnson (2011) "Uniaxial Pressure and High-Field Effects on Superconducting Single-Crystal CeColn5". First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Naval Research Laboratory. Current position: Research Physicist, Naval Research Laboratory.
  • Ingrid Neumann (2012) "Interactions Between a Superfluid Vortex and its Bounding Surface". First position: Lecturer, California State University, Sacramento. Current position: Energy Specialist, California Energy Commission.
  • Owen Dix (2012) "Dependence of He II Turbulence on Nonlocality and System Geometry". First position: Lecturer, UC Davis. Current position: Residential Faculty, Mesa Community College
  • Miles Frampton (2015) "The Magnetostructural Transition in Iron-based Superconductors and Their Parent Compounds". First position: Physicist, Naval Air Systems Command. Current position: Lead Software Developer, SCPN
  • Zachary Brubaker (2019) "High Pressure Studies of Quantum Materials". First position: Postdoctoral Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Current Position: Nuclear Security Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Gergely Zimanyi

  • Charles J. DeLeone (1995) "Mean-Field Theories in Low-Dimensional Spin Systems". First position Assistant Professor, California State University, San Marcos.
  • Duk Shin (2012) "Computational study of two nonvolatile recording media resistive random access memory (RRAM) and graded magnetic media".
  • Luman Qu (2018) "Functionalized Nanostructures for Renewable Energy Applications: Transport, Energy Harvesting and Desalination". First position: Industry.
  • Davis Unruh (2021) “Electron Transport and Performance Degradation in Novel Solar Technologies”. First position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL.

  • Chase Hansen (2021) “Electron Transport and Performance Degradation in Next Generation Photovoltaic Technologies”. First position: Quantitative Risk Analyst at Russell Investments.