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Recent Ph.D. Recipients

Awaiting January 16, 2015 conferral

Zachary Sean Brown, Advisor: Konstantinos Orginos "Heavy Flavor Interactions and Spectroscopy from Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics" Senior Data Analyst, Capital One, Richmond, VA

Ekaterina Mastropas, Defending November 20, 2014 Advisors: David Richards/Konstantinos Orginos "Some Properties of Meson Excited States from Lattice QCD" Visiting Scientist, Physics Department, College of William and Mary

Recently Scheduled Defenses

Tommy Allen Byrd Defending December 1, 2014 Advisor: John Delos "Ballistic Atom Pumps." Postdoctoral Research Associate, Purdue University

Austin Robert Ziltz Defending December 15, 2014, (for May 2015 conferral) Advisor: Seth Aubin "Microwave & RF Potentials for Ultracold Atoms." Postdoctoral Researcher, Laser & Plasma Technologies

2014

 Eric Jensen Advisor: Todd Averett "A Search for a New Gauge Boson." Software Field Engineer, IBA Particle Therapy, Hampton University.

Qian Si, Advisor: William Cooke "Enhancement of Mass Spectra Signal Processing for Improved Cancer Biomarker Discovery." Performance Review Analyst, About.com, New York.

Matthew Thomas Simons, Advisor:  Irina Novikova "Whispering-Gallery Mode Resonators for Nonlinear and Quantum Optical Applications." Research Scientist, Physics Department, College of William and Mary

2013

Dylan Judd Albrecht, Advisor: Joshua Erlich "Applications of Holographic Dualities." Postdoctoral Research Associate at Crete Center of Theoretical Physics (CCTP), Greece

Travis Scott Horrom, Advisor: Eugeniy Mikhailov, "Experimental Generation and Manipulation of Quantum Squeezed Vacuum via Polarization Self-Rotation in Rb Vapor."  Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

Benjamin Carl Rislow, Advisor: Carl Carlson "Low Energy Tests of the Standard Model." Postdoctoral Research Associate, Mainz University, Germany

Zhifeng Shi, Advisor: William Detmold "Multi-Meson Systems from Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics." Developer, 1010data, New York, NY

 Jie Xu, Advisor: Shiwei Zhang, “Magnetic Order and Dimensional Crossover in Optical Lattices with Repulsive Interaction.”  Assistant Vice President, Modeling/Scoring/Analysis - Analyst, Citicorp North America Inc., New York, NY

 2012

Carissa Capuano, Advisor: David Armstrong, “Parity-Violating Asymmetry in the Nucleon to D Transition: A Study of Inelastic Electron Scattering in the G0 Experiment.” Adjunct Professor of Physics, Christopher Newport University

Sucheta Shrikant Jawalkar, Advisor: Keith Griffioen, “Measurement of Single and Double Spin Asymmetries in p6(e,erB",0)X using Longitudinally Polarized 14 NH3 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Duke University.

Kelly Anita Kluttz, Advisor:  Todd Averett, "Detailed Study of the Interactions between a Hybrid Alkali Vapor and He-3 Gas" Scientist, Stable Laser Systems, Boulder, Colorado.

John Poague Leckey, IV, Advisor: David Armstrong, “The First Direct Measurement of the Weak Charge of the Proton.”  Postdoctoral Research Associate, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Christopher A. Maher, Advisor: Gina Hoatson, “NMR Study of Paramagnetic Nano-Checkerboard Superlattices.”

Gardner Marshall, Advisor:  Marc Sher, “Supersymmetric & Leptophilic Models of Electroweak Symmetry Breaking.” Instructor, College of Charleston, South Carolina.

 Reinard Primulando, Advisor: Christopher Carone, “Dark Matter in the Heavens and at Colliders: Models and Constraints.” Postdoctoral Research Associate, Johns Hopkins University.

 2011

Cara Ann Campbell Leckey, Advisor: Mark Hinders, “Investigation of Ultrasonic Wave Scattering Effects using Computational Methods.”   Scientist, NASA Langley, Hampton, Virginia.

Stephen Coleman, Advisor: Jeffrey Nelson, “A Measurement of Neutrino Oscillations with Muon Neutrinos in the MINOS Experiment.”   Postdoctoral Research Scientist, University of Colorado.

Joseph M. Katich, Advisor: Todd Averett, “Measurement of the Target-Normal Single-Spin Asymmetry    in the Deep Inelastic Region from the Reaction ³He(e,e').”  Postdoctoral Research Scientist, University of Colorado.

Mehdi Meziane, Advisor: Charles Perdrisat, “A Search for Effects Beyond the Born Approximation in Polarization Transfer Observables in    Elastic Scattering.”   Postdoctoral Research Associate, Duke University.

Daniel Pechkis, Advisor: Henry Krakauer, “First-principles Calculations of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Chemical Shielding Tensors in Complex Ferroelectric Perovskites.” Research Staff Analyst, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, Virginia

Nathaniel Phillips, Advisor: Irina Novikova, “Slow and Stored Light Under Conditions of Electromagnetically Induced Transparency and Four Wave Mixing in an Atomic Vapor.”  Postdoctoral Research Associate, NIST, Boulder, Colorado

Jonathan R. Skuza, Advisor: R. Alejandra Lukaszew, “Thin Film and Chemical Ordering Effects on the Magnetic Anisotropy in Binary Alloys.”   Scientist, NASA Langley, Hampton, Virginia.

Erik J. Spahr, Advisor: Gunter Luepke, “Microscopic Dynamics and Transport of Hydrogen in Proton Conducting Oxides.”  President, Phenom Technologies, Inc., Williamsburg; Adjunct Professor, American University.

Bo Zhang, Advisor: George Vahala, “Quantum Turbulence in Two Dimensional Bose-Einstein Condensates.”    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Plasma Fusion Center, University of Texas at Austin

2010

Sarah A. U. Tedder, "Advancements in Dual-Pump Broadband CARS for Supersonic Combustion Measurements,"  Advisor: Paul Danehy, Physicist of Basic Properties of Gases, NASA Glenn, Cleveland, OH.

Jeffrey Yepez, "Quantum Information Dynamics," Advisor: George Vahala, Research Physicist, Air Force Research Laboratory.

Liuming Liu, "Charmed Hadron Spectrum and Interactions,"   Advisor: Konstantinos Orginos, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Trinity College, School of Mathematics, Dublin, Ireland

Nathan K. Baillie, "Electron Scattering from an Almost Free Neutron in Deuterium." Advisor:  Keith Griffioen, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute.

Jon Anly Tan, "Extra Dimensions and Electroweak Symmetry Breaking." Advisor:  Joshua Erlich, The Surya Institute for Science, Computer and Math Education as a first vice chair at the institute.

Aidan M. Kelleher, "A Measurement  of the Neutron Electric Form Factor at Very Large Momentum Transfer Using Polarized Electrons Scattering from a Polarized Helium-3 Target." Advisor:  Todd Averett, Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory for Nuclear Science, MIT.

Crystal A. Bertoncini, "Applications of Pattern Classification for Time-Domain Signals."  Advisor: Mark Hinders, Research Physicist, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.

Kevin J. Smith "Optical Control of Ultrafast Spin-Wave Relaxation by Magnetic Anisotropy in a Ferromagnet." Advisor: Gunter Luepke,  Research Associate, Applied Science, College of William and Mary

Zainul Abidin "Hadron Structure from Holographic QCD."  Advisor: Carl Carlson,  Lecturer, Surya Institute School of Education, Jakarta, Indonesia

Yanli Xiao, "Comparison of Full-Wave and Ray-Tracing Analysis of Mode Conversion in Plasmas." Advisor: Eugene Tracy

2009

Jaison A. Novick, "Chaotic Scattering in an Open Vase-shaped Cavity: Topological, Numerical, and Experimental Results." Advisor: John Delos, Postdoctoral Fellow, Naval Research Laboratory.

Brian A. Glover, "Topics in Particle Physics Beyond the Standard Model." Advisor: Joshua Erlich,

Karl W. Kuschner, "A Bayesian Network Approach to Feature Selection in Mass Spectrometry Data." Advisor: Eugene Tracy, Research Scientist.

Jay P. Paquette, "The Effect of Realistic Focal Conditions on Strong-field Double Ionization." Advisor: Jan Chaloupka, Sr. Systems Engineer, Raytheon, Woburn, MA.

Peter R. Harris,"Laser Desorption from a Room Temperature Ionic Liquid," Advisor: William Cooke, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Robert G. Fersch, Jr., "Measurement of Inclusive Double-Spin Asymmetries and Polarized Structure Functions for the Proton," Advisor: Griffioen, Keith, Postdoctoral Scholar, Physics, University of Kentucky

Sarah Phillips, "Measurement of the Strange Quark Contribution to the Vector Structure of the Proton," Advisors: Allison Lung/David Armstrong, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, University of New Hampshire

2008

Erin K. De Pree, "As Particles Collide: Extra Dimensions and Heavy Leptons," Advisor: Marc Sher, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Christopher R. Schleif, "The Semiclassical Description of the Energy Spectrum of Hydrogen in Near Perpendicular Electric and Magnetic Fields," Advisor: John Delos, Postdoctoral Fellow, U.California, Merced

Brian R. Keating, "Methods for Stabilizing High Reynolds Number Lattice Boltzmann Simulations,"   Advisor:  George Vahala, Employment: Research Scientist,  Neuroscience & MR Research Program, Dept. of Medicine, Univ. Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Andrew Stephen Richardson, "Topics in Mode Conversion Theory and the Group Theoretical Foundations of Path Integrals," Advisor: Gene Tracy, Postdoctoral Fellow, Plasma Science & Fusion Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hendra Kwee,"Correction of Finite-Size Errors in Many-Body Electronic Structure Calculations," Advisor: Henry Krakauer, Employment- The Surya Institute for Science, Indonesia,  Computer and Math Education

2007

Dandan Mao, "First-principles Calculations of Electric Field Gradients in Complex Perovskites," Advisor: Henry Krakauer

Yuanyuan Huang, "Effects of Molecular Motion on Deuteron Magic Angle Spinning NMR Spectra," Advisor: Robert Vold, Ph.D. program in Finance, GeorgeWashingtonUniversity.

Vincent Anthony Sulkosky, "The Spin Structure of  3He and the Neutron at Low Q2: A Measurement of the Generalized GDH Integrand" Advisor: Todd Averett,   Postdoctoral Fellow, Jefferson National Lab

Joshua Moss, "Measurement of the Branching Fraction forJoshua Moss in the High Mππ Invariant Mass Region" Adivsor: John Kane, Postdoctoral Fellow, OSU,CERN

Jennifer Ann Inman, "Fluorescence Imaging Study of Free and Impinging Supersonic Jets: Jet Structure and Turbulent Transition" Advisor: Paul Danehy, NASA, Langley Research Center

Stephanie Bailey, "Parity-Violation in Elastic Electron Scattering: A First Measurement of the Parity-Violating Asymmetry at Q2=0.631 (GeV/c)2 at Backward Angle" Advisor: David Armstrong, NCI Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Radiology, Stanford University

2006

Christopher Tennant, "Studies of Energy Recovery Linacs at Jefferson Laboratory: 1 GeV Demonstration of Energy Recovery at CEBAF and Studies of the Multipass, Multibunch Beam Breakup Instability in the 10 kW FEL Upgrade Driver" Advisors: Nikolitsa Merminga/Keith Griffioen, Staff Scientist 1, Jefferson National Laboratory

Bryan James Moffit, "Elastic Scattering of Longitudinally Polarized Electrons from Helium-4:  A Measurement of G at Q2 = 0.1 (GeV)2" (subtitle written:  A measurement of G_E^s at Q^2 = 0.1 (GeV)^2) Advisor: David Armstrong, Postdoctoral Associate, MIT, Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Keoki Seu, "Static and Ultrafast MOKE Studies of Exchange-biased Cobalt Systems" Advisor: Anne C. Reilly, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Univ. of Oregon and the Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Mingyao Zhu, "Carbon Nanosheets and CNT by RF PECVD" Advisor: Dennis Manos, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Physics, College of William and Mary

Yuxin Dai, "Internal Magnetic Field Distribution of a Type II High Tc Superconductor with Non-conducting Inclusions" Advisor: William J. Kossler

David Anderson, "Studies in CPT Violations and 331 Models" (Advisor: Marc Sher), Visiting Assistant Professor, Albion College

Hailong Huang, "Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy of Half-Metallic Chromium Dioxide " (Advisor: Anne Reilly), Quantronix Corporation, East Setauket, NY

Haijian Chen, "Automated Peak Identification for a Time-of-Flight Mass Spectroscopy" (Advisor: Eugene R. Tracy), Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Physics, College of William and Mary

Herry Kwee, "Spectroscopy, Production and Decays of Pentaquarks" (Advisor: Christopher D. Carone), Postdoctoral Research Associate, Arizona State University

Jeffrey Secrest "Measurement of Electroweak Asymmetries in Polarized-Electron Scattering at 0.1 < Q2 < 0.5 (GeV/c)2" (Advisor: Allison Lung) Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Pennsylvania

2005

Cornel Butuceanu, "Quasi-Elastic Electron Scattering from a High-Momentum Nucleon in Deuterium" (Advisor: Keith Griffioen)

William Brouwer, "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Relaxor Ferroelectrics" (Advisor: Gina Hoatson), Postdoctoral position at Pennsylvania State University

Shannon Watson, "Impact of Large Scale Substrate Roughness on Giant Magnetoresistive Thin Films" (Advisor:  Anne Reilly), Postdoctoral position at National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland

Malliga Suewattana, "Monte Carlo Simulations of Ferroelectric Crystal Growth and Molecular Electronic Structure of Atoms and Molecules" (Advisor: Shiwei Zhang), Postdoctoral position at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Justin Conroy,  "Modifications of Spacetime and Particle Physics Beyond the Standard Model" (Advisor: Christopher Carone) Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics Department, SUNY Fredonia

Wirawan Purwanto, "Quantum Monte Carlo Method for Boson Ground States: Application to Trapped Bosons with Attractive and Repulsive Interactions" (Advisor: Shiwei Zhang) Postdoctoral Fellow @ William and Mary

Sheng Peng, "Ultraviolet Sources for Advanced Applications in The Vacuum UV and Near UV" (Advisor: Dennis Manos) Research Scientist at CW Optics, Inc.

2004

Vahagn Nazaryan, "Studies of Noncommutative Field Theory and of Pentaquarks" (Advisor: C Carlson) Postdoctoral Fellow, College of William and Mary

Wei Yang, Characterization of the Transient Behaviors in a Colliding Pulse Mode-locked (CPM) Laser (Advisor: W. Cooke), Postdoctoral Research Associate, UVA, Physics Department

Christopher Kulp, Control of Integrable Hamiltonian Systems and Degenerate Bifurcations (Advisor: E. R. Tracy) Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Eastern Kentucky University

Jeffrey McIntire, Application of Effective Field Theory to the Study of Hypernuclei (Advisor: J. D. Walecka) Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana U.

Andrew Norman, Measurement of the Branching Fraction for K0L -> µ+µ-e+e+ (Advisor: J.R. Kane) Postdoctoral Fellow, U. Virginia.

2003

Kevin M. Kramer, The Search for Higher Twist Effects in the Neutron Spin-Structure Function g2n(x,Q2) (Advisor: T.D. Averett) Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke U.

Angus Ian Duncan MacNab, Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence: The Development of Lattice Boltzmann Methods for Dissipative Systems (Advisor: G. Vahala) Postdoctoral Fellow, U. Maryland.

Wendy Sara Vogan, The Effect of an Adsorbate Upon Secondary Emission Properties of Low-Energy Ion Bombarded Metallic and Semiconductor Substrates (Advisor: R.L. Champion) National Security Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Lab, P-23 division.

Marco Antonio Huertas, Applications of Effective Field Theory/Density Functional Theory to Ground-State Properties of Nuclei Far from Stability (Advisor: J.D. Walecka) Research Associate, Applied Science, William & Mary

Wesley Jason Gammon, Chemical Bonding of Hard and Elastic Carbon-Nitride Films: an XPS, NMR, Nanoindentation, and Computational Study (Advisor: A. Reilly) Postdoctoral Fellow, Applied Science, William & Mary

Donghua Zhou, Multinuclear NMR Studies of Relaxor Ferroelectrics, (Advisor: G. Hoatson), Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Oklahoma State University

2002

Pibero Djawotho, Measurement of the Neutron (3He) Spin Structure Functions at low Q2: A Connection between the Bjorken and Gerasimov-Drell-Hearn Sum Rule (Advisor: J.M. Finn)

Jessica H.D. Clark, The Ortho-Para Transition in Muonic Molecular Hydrogen (Advisor: D.S. Armstrong) Public Outreach Specialist, American Physical Society

Xuewen Wan, Effects of Longitudinal Disorder on the Magnetic Field Distribution in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+* (Advisor: W.J. Kossler) Physics Faculty, Petersburg Public Schools, Petersburg VA

Zhigang Wu, First-Principles Calculations of Piezoelectricity and Polarization Rotation in PZT 50/50 (Advisor: H. Krakauer) Postdoctoral Fellow, Geophysical Lab at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, DC

Eeric Allman, The Ground State of Two-dimensional Hubbard-Like Models (Advisor: S. Zhang) Research Scientist, SFA, Naval Research Lab

Olivier Gayou, Proton Form Factors: Measurement of the Proton Form Factors Ratio up to Q2=5.6 GeV2 by Recoil Polarimetry (Advisor: C.F. Perdrisat) Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

2001

Hovanes Egiyan, Single pi+ Electroproduction in the First and Second Resonance Regions Using CLAS (Advisor: K. Griffioen) Postdoctoral Fellow, Jefferson Lab

Gary A. Rutledge, Measurement of the Strange Sea of the Proton (Advisors: D.S. Armstrong and J.M. Finn) Postdoctoral Fellow, TRIUMF and U. Manitoba

Zoltan Batiz, QCD, Deep Inelastic Scattering, Confinement and Quark-Hadron Duality in 1+1 Dimensions (Advisor: F. Gross) Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Physics of Fundamental Interactions, Insituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal

Shuquan Nie, Phenomenology of the SU(2)L x SU(2)I x U(1)Y x U(1)Y' Model (Advisor: M. Sher) Postdoctoral Fellow, Concordia U.

Alfredo Aranda, Topics in Physics Beyond the Standard Model (Advisor: C.D. Carone) Professor, Universidad de Colima (Mexico)

2000

Jonathan Curley, Redistribution of Rydberg Staes by Terahertz Radiation (Advisor: W. Cooke) Scientist, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren VA

Christian Wahlquist, Studies in Hard Pion Photoproduction (Advisor: C. Carlson) Programmer/Analyst, 3G International

Dongmei Wang, The Absorption Spectrum of the Hydrogen Atom in Crossed Electric and Magnetic Fields (Advisor: J.B. Delos) Research Scientist (Senior Technical Manager, Networking Research Department ) AT & T Shannon Research Lab, Florham Park NJ

Paul M. King, Precision Measurements of the Proton and Deuteron Polarized Structure Functions (Advisor: K.A. Griffioen) Postdoctoral Fellow, U. Maryland

Paolo Amore, The Modifications of the Nucleon Properties in the Nuclear Medium (Advisor: J.D. Walecka) Professor, Universidad de Colima (Mexico)

1999

Russell A. Wincheski, Characterization of the Physical Properties of Iron Polyimide Nanocomposites (Advisor: W.J. Kossler) Aerospace Technologist, NASA Langley Research Center

Christopher LaSota, Structural Instabilities in SrTiO3 From First-Principles Calculations (Advisor: H. Krakauer) Teaching physics at Kenyon college as a visiting assistant professor

Deonna Faye Woolard, Thermoelastic and Photoelastic Full-Field Stress Measurement (Advisor: M. Hinders) Associate Professor, Randolph-Macon College

Kevin M. Hern, Decay Search for the Supersymmetric R0(gg) Hadron via the Channel R0 -> pi+pi-photino (Advisor: M. Eckhause) High Performance Technologies, Inc.

Alan C. Coleman, Electroproduction of Omega(783) Mesons using CLAS at Jefferson Lab (Advisor: H. Funsten) Analyst, Systems Planning & Analysis, Inc.

Darren M. Wah, Turbulence in Binary Fluid Flow Systems: A Lattice Boltzmann Approach (Advisor: G. Vahala) High Performance Technologies, Inc.

Krishni Wijesooriya, First (e ,e'p ) Measurement of Polarization Transfer in a Complex Nucleus: 16O. (Advisor: J.M. Finn) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Argonne National Lab

Gary M. Prezeau, One Loop Corrections to an Hadronic Model with Vector Mesons. (Advisor: J.D. Walecka) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Hampton U./TJNAF

Samuel J. Varner, Experimental and Computational Techniques in Carbon-13 NMR. (Advisor: G. Hoatson) Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Chicago

1998

David G. Meekins, Coherent Neutral Pion Photoproduction on the Deuteron at Intermediate Energies. (Advisor: R. Carlini) Staff Scientist (Targets Group), Jefferson Lab

Michael A. Uzzo, The Stability of the Quark-Antiquark Systems of Mesons: A Study of the Validity of the Spectator, Dirac, and Salpeter Equations. (Advisor: F. Gross) Research Scientist, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Scott G. Walton, The Role of Adsorbed Oxygen in Secondary Emission from Metallic Substrates. (Advisor: R. Champion) Postdoctoral Research Associate, SFA, Inc. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

Bryan E. Barmore, Some Applications of Mean Field Theory to Strong Interaction Physics. (Advisor: J.D. Walecka) Postdoctoral Research Associate, U. of Tennesse and Oak Ridge National Lab.

Christopher S. Armstrong, Electroproduction of the S11(1535) Resonance at High Momentum Transfer. (Advisors: J.M. Finn and R. Carlini) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Jefferson Lab.

Brian L. Peko, Low Energy Collisions of Molecular Ions with Hydrogen, Methane, and Freon. (Advisor: R. Champion) Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Denver.

Christopher C. Hoff, A Search for Lepton Flavor Violation in the Neutral Kaon System. (Advisor: R.E. Welsh) Programmer/Analyst, 3GI-Maximus

Daniela Steinbach, Optimization of a Pixelized Gamma-Ray Imager for Scintimammography. (Advisor: S. Majewski) Instructor, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.

Robert D. Martin III, First Observation of the Very Rare Decay KL0 --> e+e-. (Advisor: R.E. Welsh) Vice President, Global Application Software, Hypercom Corporation

1997

David Lee Morgan, Searches for Exotic Matter. (Advisor: M. Sher), Professor of Physics at The New School, New York, NY

Kelly Ann Herbst, The Tower of States Model: An Exploration of the Effect of Higher-Order Resonances on the Nucleon-Nucleon System. (Advisor: F. Gross) Planetarium Instructor, Virginia Living Museum

Min Soe, Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Variable Prandtl Number Turbulent Flows. (Advisor: G. Vahala) Assistant Professor, Oklahoma Panhandle State.

Gregory D. Dorata, CP Violation in K-Long Decays. (Advisor: M. Sher)

John Christopher Tucek, Collision-Induced Secondary-Electron and Negative-Ion Emission from Metallic Surfaces. (Advisor: R. Champion) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Argonne National Lab.

Marco J. Brown, Selective Inversion Pulses in Solid State Deuteron NMR. (Advisor: G L Hoatson) Software Engineer, Chekmate Electronics, Inc., Roswell, Georgia

April H. Baugher, Microstructural Characterization of an Ultra-High Performance Polyimide. (Advisor: W. Kossler) Analytical Lab Supervisor, Hexcel Corporation

Michael S. West, Radiation-Induced Luminescence of Terbium-Doped Silicate Glasses. (Advisor: W. Winfree) Physicist/Optical Engineer, Mentor Technologies, Inc

Philip T. Spickler, Solar Infrared Relative Intensity Data from the Halogen Occultation Experiment. (Advisor: D. Benner) Assistant Professor, Division of Mathematics & Physical Science, Ferrum College, Virginia

Agus Ananda, Propagation of Rayleigh Wave in Thin Films. (Advisor: B. Smith) CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation).

1996

Sergei M. Ananyan, Electroweak Interactions and Exchange Currents in Nuclei. (Advisor: J D Walecka) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Indiana University

Rhett J. Woo, First Measurement of the Induced Proton Polarization, Pn, in the 12C(e,e'p) Reaction. (Advisor: J M Finn) Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Manitoba

Justin I. McIntyre, A Comparison of the Polarization Observables for the d(e,e'p) and p(e,e'p) Reactions at Quasi-Free Kinematics. (Advisor: J M Finn) Staff Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Lab

Christopher Haas, The Projector Basis Method for Electronic Bandstructure Calculations. (Advisor: H. Krakauer) Manager of Programming and Engineering, Worldweb, Ltd.

Richard L. Kahler, The Strong Force: Two Calculations of Strong Interaction Phenomena. (Advisor: F. Gross) Head of Science Department, Physics & Chemistry Teacher, St. Margaret's High School, Tappahannock, Virginia.

Michael D. Seale, Propagation of Guided Acoustic Waves in Composite Media. (Advisor: B.T. Smith) Assistant Professor, Marietta College

Xian-Zhu Tang, Transport in Chaotic Systems. (Advisor: A.H. Boozer) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Physics, William and Mary.

1995

Chengzhang Wang, First Principles Linear Response Calculations of Lattice Dynamics. (Advisor: H. Krakauer> Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Physics, William and Mary.

Bernhard W. Bach, Search for Metastability in 2S Muonic Neon. (Advisor: R. Siegel) Software Engineer, Hyperfine Inc., Boulder CO.

Maciek Sasinowski, A deltaf Monte Carlo Method to Calculate Parameters in Fusion Plasmas. (Advisor: A.H. Boozer) CEO of The Institute for Computational Genomics, Inc. (INCOGEN)

Alexis Kambis, A Numerical Model of the Global Carbon Cycle to Predict Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations, (Advisor: J Levine) Research Scientist, SSAI (Science Systems and Applications Inc.), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD

Zenghai Li, Beam Dynamics in the CEBAF Superconducting Cavities (Advisor: J Bisognano) Postdoctoral Research Associate, SLAC, Stanford CA.

Terri L. Lazarus, The Characterization of the Radiative Energy Transfer Process Among Ho3+ Ions in Y3Al5O12, (Advisor: G Armagan) Research Scientist , Laser Technology and Applications, NASA Langley Research Center, VA

1994

David W. Viel, Muon Transfer from Muonic Deuterium to Carbon. (Advisor: R. Siegel) Software Engineer, Intermetric Inc., McClean VA

Anthony B. Wakely, Glueball Wave Functions and Production Cross Sections, (Advisor: C. Carlson) Operations Research Analyist, E-OIR Measurements.

N. Eric Cheung, Polarization Transfer Coefficient Measurements in the Deuteron Breakup Reaction H(d,p)X at 2.1 GeV. (Advisor: C. Perdrisat) Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh.

Allan J. Greer, Jr., Low Internal Magnetic Fields in Anisotropic Superconductors. (Advisor: W.J. Kossler) Associate Professor, Gonzaga University,

James A. Fedchak, Collisions of Atomic Hydrogen with O,S, Na and Halogen Anions at Low Energies (Advisor: R. Champion) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Argonne National Lab.

Jing Gao, Photoabsorption Spectra of Hydrogen and Alkali Atoms in Electric Fields. (Advisor: J. Delos) Assistant Professor, Kean College, NJ

Yohanes Surya, A Relativistic Model of Pion Nucleon Scattering and Pion Photopro duction in a Single Nucleon, (Advisor: F. Gross) Director, Science Publishing Company, Indonesia.

Tak Y. Tse, Deuteron Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Molecular Motion in Solids. (Advisor, G. Hoatson) Engineer for CSM, Inc., Singapore