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Alumni

(note, this is only a partial list)

Lena Blackmon

Lena Blackmon

M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2019
Year of Graduation:
2020

Victoria Borish

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2014
Year of Graduation:
2020

Matthew Bull

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2013
Year of Graduation:
2020

Sudi Chen

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2013
Year of Graduation:
2020
Chris Crissman

Chris Crissman

M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2018
Year of Graduation:
2020
Zhanpei Fang

Zhanpei Fang

Coterm M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2019
Year of Graduation:
2020
Yijing Huang

Yijing Huang

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2016
Year of Graduation:
2020
Bharat Kuchhal

Bharat Kuchhal

M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2018
Year of Graduation:
2020
Scott Lambert

Scott Lambert

Coterm M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2019
Year of Graduation:
2020
Jingrong Lin

Jingrong Lin

M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2018
Year of Graduation:
2020

Sean Mullane

Coterm M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2018
Year of Graduation:
2020

Johanna Palmstrom

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2013
Year of Graduation:
2020

Slavko Rebec

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2014
Year of Graduation:
2020
Jacob Rebec

Jacob Rebec

Coterm M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2019
Year of Graduation:
2020

Nicholas Rolston

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2014
Year of Graduation:
2020

Elliott Rosenberg

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2013
Year of Graduation:
2020

Aaron Sharpe

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2014
Year of Graduation:
2020
George Silvulka

George Silvulka

Coterm M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2019
Year of Graduation:
2020
Pieter-Jan Stas

Pieter-Jan Stas

Coterm M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2019
Year of Graduation:
2020

Joshua Straquadine

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2014
Year of Graduation:
2020

Logan Su

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2015
Year of Graduation:
2020

Katherine Sytwu

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2014
Year of Graduation:
2020

Jeremy Witmer

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2014
Year of Graduation:
2020
Chen Wu

Chen Wu

M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2018
Year of Graduation:
2020
Liang Xu

Liang Xu

M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2018
Year of Graduation:
2020
Aaron Rosenberg

Aaron Rosenberg

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2012
Year of Graduation:
2017

KLA-Tencor/Applications development engineer

Wenqiong Guo

Wenqiong Guo

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2011
Year of Graduation:
2016

Software Engineer at Google

Alexander Papageorge

Alexander Papageorge

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2011
Year of Graduation:
2016

Rigetti Computing

Marina Radulaski

Marina Radulaski

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2012
Year of Graduation:
2016

Nano- and Quantum Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

Oleg Rumyantsev

Oleg Rumyantsev

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2012
Year of Graduation:
2016

Research Scientist at Stanford

Shuolong Yang

Shuolong Yang

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2011
Year of Graduation:
2016

Kavli Fellow at Cornell

Furqan Fazal

Furqan Fazal

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2009
Year of Graduation:
2015

Postdoctoral researcher in a genomics lab at Stanford

Nachum Plonka

Nachum Plonka

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2010
Year of Graduation:
2015

Data Scientist

Richard Turner

Richard Turner

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2012
Year of Graduation:
2015

R&D Engineer @ Otherlab

Albert Zhuoluo Feng

Albert Zhuoluo Feng

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2010
Year of Graduation:
2014

Shenzhen, China/ Business consultant

Mingwu Lu

Mingwu Lu

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2003
Year of Graduation:
2014

Postdoc researcher at Caltech

Edgar Peralta

Edgar Peralta

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2009
Year of Graduation:
2014

Exponent Failure Analysis Associates/Associate

Inna Vishik

Inna Vishik

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2007
Year of Graduation:
2013

Pappalardo Fellow in MIT physics department

Bokyung Choi

Bokyung Choi

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2006
Year of Graduation:
2012

Univfy Inc

Mary Williard Elting

Mary Williard Elting

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2007
Year of Graduation:
2012
Umut Eser

Umut Eser

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2007
Year of Graduation:
2012

Postdoc at Harvard Medical School

Eric Hoke

Eric Hoke

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2008
Year of Graduation:
2012

Stanford University, Research associate

Christopher McGuinness

Christopher McGuinness

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2006
Year of Graduation:
2012

post doc in Radiation Oncology at UCSF

Jason Pelc

Jason Pelc

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2007
Year of Graduation:
2012

Hewlett-Packard Labs / Postdoctoral Associate

Yen Ling Adelene Sim

Yen Ling Adelene Sim

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2007
Year of Graduation:
2012

Singapore/Post-doc

George Burkhard

George Burkhard

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2006
Year of Graduation:
2011

Staff scientist at Stanford Univ, Stanford, CA

Jongmin Lee

Jongmin Lee

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2005
Year of Graduation:
2011

Postdoctoral Researcher at Joint Quantum Institute

Young Chul Jun

Young Chul Jun

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2006
Year of Graduation:
2011

Postdoctoral Researcher at Sandia National Laboratories

Brian Wilt

Brian Wilt

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2008
Year of Graduation:
2011

Jawbone Principal Data Scientist

Nick Cizek

Nick Cizek

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2005
Year of Graduation:
2010

Fellow, ARPA-E

Susan Clark

Susan Clark

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2005
Year of Graduation:
2010

Post Doctoral researcher and Joint Quantum Institute Fellow at University of Maryland in Chris...

Ruihua He

Ruihua He

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2005
Year of Graduation:
2010

Assistant Professor of Physics at Boston College

David Press

David Press

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2005
Year of Graduation:
2010

LED Device Scientist, Soraa Inc.

Eric Samulon

Eric Samulon

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2005
Year of Graduation:
2010

Postdoctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Annica Black-Schaffer

Annica Black-Schaffer

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2003
Year of Graduation:
2009

Assistant professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, Sweden

Prajwal Kulkarni

Prajwal Kulkarni

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2004
Year of Graduation:
2009

Science and Technology Policy Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. I...

Michael Jura

Michael Jura

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2004
Year of Graduation:
2009

Device Scientist at Bandgap Engineering, working on silicon nanowire photovoltaics

Rafael Dinner

Rafael Dinner

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2003
Year of Graduation:
2007

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

Stephanie Majewski

Stephanie Majewski

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2003
Year of Graduation:
2007

Postdoctoral research associate at Brookhaven National Laboratory, particle physicist on the ATLAS...

Gabriel Zeltzer

Gabriel Zeltzer

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2003
Year of Graduation:
2007

Research Staff Member at Hitachi Research, San Jose Research Center

Luigi Scaccabarozzi

Luigi Scaccabarozzi

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2001
Year of Graduation:
2006

Sr. Architect, ASML Netherlands, EUV Research

Suchitra Sebastian

Suchitra Sebastian

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1999
Year of Graduation:
2006

University of Cambridge, Royal Society Research Fellow in Physics

Sharon Ungersma

Sharon Ungersma

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1998
Year of Graduation:
2006

Scientist at Amgen, Inc. in Thousand Oaks, CA

Na Young Kim

Na Young Kim

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1999
Year of Graduation:
2006

Research Associate in Ginzton Laboratoy

Chad Giacomozzi

Chad Giacomozzi

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2003
Year of Graduation:
2005

Major, United States Army, Nuclear and Counterproliferation Officer, Washington DC

Thaddeus D. Ladd

Thaddeus D. Ladd

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2003
Year of Graduation:
2005

Research Staff Physicist at HRL Laboratories, LLC in Malibu, CA

Marco Rolandi

Marco Rolandi

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
2005

Assistant Professor

Sam Waldman

Sam Waldman

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1999
Year of Graduation:
2005

Space Exploration Technologies

Alex Panchula

Alex Panchula

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2003
Year of Graduation:
2004

Director of Prediction and Performance, First Solar

Bianca Keeler

Bianca Keeler

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
2003

Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

Todd Sulchek

Todd Sulchek

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1997
Year of Graduation:
2002

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Georgia Tech

Matthew Lawrence

Matthew Lawrence

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1995
Year of Graduation:
2001

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

Xu Ouyang

Xu Ouyang

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1996
Year of Graduation:
2001

Program Manager, Global Technology Alliance, IBM, New York

Giacomo Vacca

Giacomo Vacca

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1994
Year of Graduation:
2001

Founder and President, Kinetic River

Scott Manalis

Scott Manalis

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
1994
Year of Graduation:
1998

MIT, Department of Biological Engineering

John Lewellen

John Lewellen

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1997

Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School

Pam Kung

Pam Kung

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1996

freelancing

Shane Fazzio

Shane Fazzio

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1994

Leader of technology transfer at Honeywell Labs (Minneapolis).

Trey Gordon

Trey Gordon

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1995

Manager, BCA Nondestructive Evaluation - Program & In-Service Support, Boeing Research & Technology

Kathryn Li Dessau

Kathryn Li Dessau

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1992

Assoc. Director Marketing and Development, PhET Interactive Simulations, University of Colorado...

Jean-luc Doumont

Jean-luc Doumont

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1991

Founding partner, Principiae

Chris Lang

Chris Lang

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1991

Los Angeles, Laniakea Supercluster

Paula Mariwala

Paula Mariwala

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1990
Lloyd LaComb

Lloyd LaComb

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1989

Research Professor College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

Mike Kirk

Mike Kirk

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1989

EVP at KLA-Tencor, Milpitas CA

Frank Muennemann

Frank Muennemann

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1988

Working at SA Photonics as a Systems Engineer. I deal with issues relating to EM propagation, RF...

Terrence Wong

Terrence Wong

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1988

Principal at Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP Patent Prosecution & Strategy

John Mattox

John Mattox

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1987
Phillip Broussard

Phillip Broussard

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1987

Professor of Physics, Covenant College, Lookout Mtn, GA

Julie E. Fouquet

Julie E. Fouquet

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1986

Senior Principal Research Scientist, Avago Technologies, San Jose

W. Hal Tompkins

W. Hal Tompkins

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1986

LCLS X-Ray Operations Department Head at SLAC

Sergio Celaschi

Sergio Celaschi

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1985

Researcher at Information Technology Center CTI Renato Archer Brazil

Daniel M. Dobkin

Daniel M. Dobkin

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1985

Consultant in wireless networking and embedded design, Sunnyvale.

Phillippe M. Fauchet

Phillippe M. Fauchet

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1984
Robert C. Youngquist

Robert C. Youngquist

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1984

Lead, NASA Kennedy Space Center Applied Physics Lab

George Zdasiuk

George Zdasiuk

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1981

Senior V/P. /C.T.O. - Varian Medical Systems

Martin Ross Cawthon

Martin Ross Cawthon

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1978

Scholar @ Large, ChipChat

Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1977

Brookhaven, NY / retired

James R. Fienup

James R. Fienup

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1975
Chris King

Chris King

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1972

Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Planar Systems.

Gowoon Cheon

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2015
Year of Graduation:
2021
Dorian Claveau

Dorian Claveau

M.S. program
Incoming Year:
2019
Year of Graduation:
2021

Alexandre Gauthier

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2015
Year of Graduation:
2021

Wil Kao

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2015
Year of Graduation:
2021

Donish Khan

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2012
Year of Graduation:
2021

Stewart Koppell

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
2013
Year of Graduation:
2021
Thomas P. Gross

Thomas P. Gross

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
Unknown

Washington, DC/Attorney

John E. Bjorkholm

John E. Bjorkholm

Ph.D. program
Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
1966
Ocean Zhou

Ocean Zhou

Incoming Year:
Year of Graduation:
2022