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Class of 2018

Senior research topics, honors, and what's next:

1. Danya Elamin AbdelHameid (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Gong “Multi-Scale Variability of Surface Circulation in the Chukchi Sea and the Beaufort Sea: A Model-Based Analysis.” Research Technician, Ice and Climate Group, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA

 2. Elena Claire Amparo (pdf), HONORS,*PBK,*MS, BS-PHYS/MATH, Advisor: Dudek “Spectral Analysis of Lattice QCD Two-Point Correlation Functions.” Ph.D. in Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

3. Kyle Amos Brubaker (pdf), BS-PHYS/ANTH, Advisor: Cooke, “The Foundations of a Guided Walking System for the Visually Impaired.”

4. Alexandra Gray Cramer (pdf), HONORS, BS-PHYS, Advisor: Stevens “Timelike Compton Scattering in the GlueX Experiment at Jefferson Lab.” Ph.D. in Astronomy, Boston University, Massachusetts

5. Anna Kobacker Gosling (pdf), *PBK, *MS, BS-PHYS, Advisor: Griffioen “The Heavy Photon Search for a Wider Audience.” Master of Arts in Education, William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

6. Jesse Nelson Granger (pdf), HONORS, *PBK, BS-BIO-PHYS, Advisor: Cooke “Diatomaceous Solar Cells.”  Ph.D. in Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC

7. Kevin Corey Green
(pdf), BS-PHYS/MUSC, Advisor: Griffioen  “Is Vibrato Acoustically Necessary for Operatic Singing?”                       

8. Benjamin Philip Halkowski (pdf), HONORS, BS-PHYS, Advisor: Aubin “External Cavity Diode Laser for Ultra-cold Atom Experiments.”Control Engineer, Plasma Laser Lithography, ASML/Cymer, San Diego, CA

9. Dillon Justin Hayes (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Averett “Studies of Refrigerant Gases for Use in Cherenkov Detectors at Jefferson Lab.”

10. Seamus Haviland Herriman (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Deconinck “Development and Testing of a Curriculum for an Introductory Course for Makerspace in High School.” High School Physics Teacher, Teach for America, Connecticut

11. Dara Kharabi (pdf), BS-PHYS Advisor: Deconinck, “Metric Estimation and Data Analysis Tools for the Sharkduino Animal Tag System.”

12. Peter Kress (pdf), *PBK, BS-PHYS/ECON, Advisor: Mordijck “Neutral Gas Puffing Effects on the Density Pedestal in High-confinement DIII-D Plasmas.”  Research Analyst, The Brattle Group, Washington, DC

13. William Eugene Laney (pdf), HONORS, BS-PHYS Advisor: Deconinck “Continuing Improvements of the Sharkduino Animal Tag System.”

14. Chloe Lewelling (pdf), BS-PHYS Advisor: Aubin,  “Electromagnetic Simulations of Microwave Trapping Structures.” 

15. Yiyang Liu (pdf), *PBK, BS-MATH/PHYS, Advisor: Nelson  “Measurement of the Inclusive Neutrino Charged-Current Interaction Double Differential Cross Sections with the MINERvA Detector.” Ph.D. in Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

16. Dana Nicole Moore, *ODK, BS-PHYS, Advisor: Cotten “Investigations of Antimicrobial Peptides Piscidin 1 and Ixosin Using Circular Dichroism and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.”               
17. Patrick Raymond Morin (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Stevens, “Analysis of Strange Meson Spectroscopy in the Reaction .”

18. Scott Christian Mundy (pdf), *MS, BS-PHYS Advisor: Armstrong, “Optimization of Lead in the MOLLER Experiment.”  

19. Kevin Michael Nelson (pdf), HONORS, *PBK, *MS, *ODK, BS-PHYS/CSCI, Advisor: Kordosky “Pion Charge-Exchange Cross Section on Liquid Argon.”      Ph.D. in Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI              

20. Collin Peter Pampalone pdf, BS-PHYS, Advisor: Cooke “Characterizing Water Flow from Multi-Tool Oscillation for Algae Harvest.” Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, DC

21. Patrick Christian Rice (pdf), BS-PHYS/MATH, Advisor: Cooke “The Foundations of a Guided Walking System for the Visually Impaired.”

22. Nathan Paul Super (pdf), HONORS, *PBK, BS-PHYS/CSCI, Advisor: Novikova “Two-Mode Squeezing and Conservation of Optical Angular Momentum via Four-Wave Mixing in Rubidium Vapor.”

23. Tazewell, Henry (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Vahala "Modeling Landau damping using the lattice Boltzmann Method"

24Han Quang Truong (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Delos “Predicting Adverse Outcomes in Preterm Infants Using Early Bedside Monitor Data.” Research Assistant, Columbia University Medical Center, Manhattan, NY

25. Amit Warrier Verma (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Cooke “The Foundations of a Guided Walking System for the Visually Impaired.”

26Sonya Paola Vidal (pdf), *MS, BS-PHYS/MUSC, Advisor: Kordosky    “Improving Neutrino Flux Predictions at the NuMI Beamline.” 

27. August Christopher Williams (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Averett    “Density Characteristics of Polarized 3He Targets.”

28. Ryan Lucas Wilmington, HONORS, *PBK, BS-PHYS, 
Advisor: Qazilbash “Enhancing the Capabilities of Infrared Microscopy Apparatus.” Ph.D. in Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

29. Ashley Yoon (pdf), BS-PHYS, Advisor: Nelson “Camera System Engineering Design for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.”

30. Bowen Zhang (pdf), *PBK, BS-PHYS/MATH, Advisor: Griffioen “Machine Learning Methods on Simulated Experiment Data.” Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA