Seminar: If I ran the (quantum) zoo

“If I ran the (quantum) zoo” by Matt Eiles ’13, physics graduate student -Purdue Friday, February 24 3pm VanderWerf 104 The highly excited valence electron of an alkali Rydberg atom ranges over incredible distances relative to typical atomic scales. In the cold, dense environment of a Bose-Einstein Condensate this electron can interact with one, two, or many other […]

Congratulations Caitlin Taylor

Caitlin Talyor (’12) has earned her PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville! She is now working at Sandia National Laboratories, in the ion beam laboratory in Albuquerque. In the ion beam lab, I am using in-situ TEM to study the effects of radiation damage on materials being considered for […]

Congratulations Jake Verschueren

Jacob Verschueren was recognized as one of this year’s Teachers of Promise. The Teachers of Promise award is sponsored by the Network of Michigan Educators and two students from each participating college receive the award.  The Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) Michigan conference, where the award was presented, is co-sponsored by the […]

Congratulations to Chris Hall (2009 Graduate)

Chris Hall has successfully defended his PhD dissertation “Study of Collective Beam Effects in Energy Recovery Linac Driven Free-Electron Lasers” at Colorado State University. Dr. Hall is now beginning a new job at RadiaSoft, in Boulder, CO. The company does particle accelerator R&D and software development.