Physics & Astronomy Alumni

Physics PhDs/MS

Name MS PhD Post-MS/PhD Position
Desmond Villalba     –  2019 Faculty, Drury University
Shuang Wu 2017  2019 Postdoc, Virginia Tech
Andrew Buccilli 2016 2019 Data Science Fellow at Insight Data Science
Alexander Daniels 2018 PhD candidate at the University of Vermont
Ya-Yin Chang 2018
Steven Ulrich 2016  2018 Sr. Development Engineer, Bruker Nano Surfaces
Digesh Raut 2015  2018 Postdoc, University of Delaware
Joshua Jones 2015  2018 Lithography Process Engineer Intel
Sanchita Dhirwani 2017 Senior Financial Analyst at Deutsche Bank
Jamileh Beik Mohammadi 2015  2017 (Visiting) Assistant Professor at Loyola University, New Orleans
Postdoc, NYU
Andrea Chaney 2014  2017 Lecturer at University of California, Los Angeles
Frederick Mackey 2016 IT Specialist, UA
Shakeel Fernandes 2016
Deepa Sobha 2016
Soumalya Paul     – 2016 Process Technology Development Engineer, Intel
Ezhil Manoharan 2016 Lecturer, U Texas Rio Grande Valley
Narpinder Chahil 2016 Assistant Professor, University of Holy Cross
Shaoqi Hou  2015 2016 Postdoc, Hubei, China
Behrouz Khodadadi  2014 2016 Lithography Process Engineer at Intel Corporation
Research Associate, Virginia Tech
Postdoc, University of Alabama
Lei Lu  2014 2016 Lecturer at California Polytechnic State University
Sahar Keshavarz  2014 2016 Process Engineer, Intel
Postdoc, Northeastern University College of Engineering
Sivakumar Chockalingam 2016 Lead Data Scientist at Nissan Digital Hub
Arindam Das  2013 2016 Postdoc, Osaka University
Postdoc, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Nathan Papapietro  2013 2016 Software Engineer, Accruent
Data Scientist – Space Age Solutions at Hypergiant
Timothy Lovorn 2013 2015 Senior Software Engineer at Marginal Unit, Inc.
Postdoc, University of Texas
Jason Carson 2012 2015 Real Time Operations Specialist, NiSource
Joshua Davidson 2014 Police Officer, Tuscaloosa
Floyd Maseda 2014
Zhongliang Ouyang 2014
Amritpal Singh 2014 Sr Data Scientist at UnitedHealth Group
Jian Yu 2014 AVP Technology
Neha Pachauri  2012 2014 Process Technology Development Engineer, Intel
Uppalaiah Erugu 2013 Grad Student, University of Wyoming
Brian Hannan 2013 GNC Engineer at Draper
Grad Student, ASU Electrical Engineering
Yujing Sun 2013
Hunter Sims 2013 Assistant Professor, Francis Marion University
Ehsan Ansari  2012 Grad Student, University of California, Irvine
Su-Chi Chang  2012 Process Engineer, Intel
Ranjan Dharmapalan 2012 Post-doctoral Researcher, Argonne National Laboratory
Igor Ostrovskiy  2009 2012 Assistant Professor, University of Alabama
Postdoc, Stanford University
Christopher Grant 2009 2012 Assistant Professor, Boston University
Hwachol Lee 2012 Postdoc, National Inst of Materials Science, Japan
Tianyi Xu 2010 2012 Product Manager, Shanghai United Imaging Healthcare, China
Vibha Gill 2011 System Analyst, United Health group
Manjit Pathak 2011 Data Scientist at OptimalPlus
Research Scientist, Western Digital
Ru Zhu 2010 2011 Software Engineer at Microsoft
Eric Stough 2010 Grad Student, University of Maine
Yinjun Zhang 2010 Senior Firmware Engineer at Foxconn
Grad Student, Northwestern Electrical Engineering,
Irina Perevalova  2010 Instructor, Middle Tennessee State University
Denis  Perevalov  2008  2010 Data Scientist at Optiver
Postdoc, Fermilab
Michael Wofsey  2010 Senior Scientist at Allegheny Science & Technology
Krishna Chetry  2007  2009 Sr. Scientist at SLD Laser Inc
Principal Process Development Engineer, Western Digital
Postdoc, Univ of Cincinnatti
Sreenivasulu Vutukuri  2009 Engineer, Intel
Zhihong Lu  2009 Professor, Wuhan University of Science and Technology
Greg Keefer  2007  2009 Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Nicolae Sebastian Zamfir  2009 Assistant Professor, Univ Wisconsin, Stevens Point
Chunsheng Liu  2009 Postdoc, Southern Methodist U
Shuxia Wang  2008 Research Scientist, Hitachi Global Systems
Shifan Shi  2008 Postdoc, Univ South Carolina
Sergio Fabi  2008 Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

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Astronomy PhDs/MS

Name MS PhD Post-MS/PhD Position
Spencer Caldwell 2019
Colin Hancock 2019
Lucas Johnson 2016 2018 Faculty
Broxton Miles 2015 2018 Postdoc, North Carolina State University
Xiaotao Wang 2018
Ashok Timsina 2018 Grad Student, University of Kentucky
Sunil Laudari 2017 Grad student, University of Alabama – Huntsville
Mengxuan Zhu 2017 C++ Developer at Standard Chartered Bank, Shanghai
James Pepper 2013 2017 Senior Data Scientist, Lowe’s Companies Inc.
Krista McCord 2014 2017 Senior Engineer, Deep Space Systems, Colorado
Sarah Bradford 2016 Engineer, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc., Huntsville, AL
Donglian Xu 2011 2015 Junior Fellow Faculty at Tsung-Dao Lee Institute, Shanghai
Postdoc, Univ. of Wisconsin – Madison
Timmy Brockett 2014 Tech Associate, Deep Space Systems, Colorado
Michael Larson 2013 Grad student, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
Aparajita Sengupta 2013 Lecturer, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
Lecturer, Texas State University.
Yuanyuan Su 2011 2013 Assistant Professor, Univ. of Kentucky
Postdoc, Harvard cfA
Postdoc, Univ. of California, Irvine
Erin Darnell 2012 Law Clerk, Law firm of Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, St. Louis, MO
Instructor, Shelton State, Tuscaloosa, AL
Anna Manning 2011 Oceanographer, USNO Naval Oceanographic Office
Branyon May 2011
Alana May 2010
Adriana Durbala 2007 2009 Associate Professor, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
Sebastian Zamfir 2007 2009 Assistant Professor, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
Rebecca Grouchy 2005 2008 Lecturer, Coastal Carolina University, South Carolina
Postdoc, University of Oulu, Finland
Patrick Treuthardt 2001 2007 Assistant Head, ​North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Postdoc, University of Oulu, Finland
Enrique Gomez 2003 2006 Associate Professor, Western Carolina University
Matthew Wimmer 2006 Physics Instructor at Ivy Tech Community College
Jin He 2002 2005 Lecturer, Wuhan University of Technology
Writer, Wuhan FutureSpace Sci Corp Limited
Sergei Vasylyev 2005 Engineer at Shell Exploration & Production Company, Houston, TX
Senior Field Engineer, Shlumberger, Ltd.
Physics Instructor, Kennesaw State University
Rumen Bachev 2003 Research Associate, Institute of Astronomy, Bulgaria
Robert Mohr 1997 2001 Instructor, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Donovan Domingue 1998 2000 Professor, Georgia College & State University
Wentao Wu 1999 Astronomer, Yunnan Observatory
Postdoc, Louisiana State University
Renato Dupke 1999 Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan and
Research Scientist, National Observatory, Río de Janeiro, Brazil
Susan Gessner Stewart 1999 Staff Astronomer, US Naval Observatory and
Adjoint Assistant Professor of Astronomy, Vanderbilt
Audress Johnson 2000 Senior Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin
Systems Engineer and Technical Writer, SEAKR Engineering, Denver, CO
Victor Andersen 1998 Faculty, Community College of Aurora, Colorado
Adjunct Professor, University of Houston
Guy Purcell 1994 1998 Sr. System Engineer, LinkedIn, San Francisco CA
Commercial programming, Cendant
José María Castro Cerón 1998 Royal Observatory of the Spanish Navy
Carlos Rabaca 1995 1997 Professor, Valongo Observatory, University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jim Scott 1996
Lauren Jones 1995 Executive Director, Joint Education Oversight Committee, Ohio State Legislature, Columbus OH
Assistant Professor, Dennison University
Grad School, University of Florida
Jack Gallimore 1994 Professor, Bucknell University
Grad school, University of Maryland
Fabio Bresolin 1993 Professor, IfA Hawaii
Grad school, University of Arizona
Jordan Burkey 1993 Abington Friends School, Connecticut
Michael Cooper 1993
Duilia de Mello 1993 Associate Professor, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.
Grad school, University of Sao Paolo
Mario Klaric 1992 Faculty, Midlands Technical College, South Carolina

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