Alumni

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Sima Baghbanzadeh
Current Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Current Working Place: Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences, Tehran
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Charles Baldwin
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2016
MS Physics, Miami University
BS Physics, Denison University

Current Title: Research Scientist
Current Working Place: Honeywell
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Ben Baragiola
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2014

Current Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Current Working Place: RMIT University, Melbourne
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Howard Barnum
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

PhD, Physics, UNM, 1999

Current Title: Free-lance Researcher
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Sergio Boixo
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2008

Current Title: Senior Research Scientist
Current Working Place: Google
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A. David Boozer
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Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New Mexico, 2010

Current Title: Aumni
Current Working Place:
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Gavin Brennen
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2001

Current Title: Associate Professor
Current Working Place: Macquarie University
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Ezequiel Carrasco
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 2014

Current Title: Graduate Student
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Adrian Chapman
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2018
MS Physics, Univeristy of New Mexico, 2014
BS Physics, California Institute of Technology, 2012

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: University of Sydney
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Joshua Combes
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Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New Mexico, 2011-2014
PhD, Griffith University, December 2010

Current Title: Associate Professor
Current Working Place: University of Colorado
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Matthew (Matt) Curry
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2019

Current Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Current Working Place: Sandia National Laboratories
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Sonja Daffer
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

Ph.D. in Physics, UNM, 2003

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
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Ninnat (Tom) Dangniam
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2018
BS in Physics, University of Oregon, 2011
BS in Mathematics, University of Oregon, 2011

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: Fudan University
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Animesh Datta
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2009

Current Title: Assistant Professor in Theoretical Physics
Current Working Place: Warwick University
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Aldo Delgado Hidalgo
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of New Mexico, 2002-2003

Current Title: Doktor der Naturwissenschaften
Current Working Place: Universidad de Concepcio'n, Chile
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Bryan Eastin
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2007

Current Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Current Working Place: Northrop Grumman
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Matthew Elliott
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2008

Current Title: Alumni
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Andrew Ferdinand
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2018
MS Physics, University of New Mexico, 2013
BS Physics, Minor Mathematics. California Polytechnic State University, 2011

Current Title: Research Assistant Professor
Current Working Place: UNM School of Engineering
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Chris Ferrie
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Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New Mexico, 2013-2014
PhD, University of Waterloo, 2012

Current Title: Associate Professor
Current Working Place: University of Technology Sydney
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Steven Flammia
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2007

Current Title: Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow
Current Working Place: University of Sydney
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Christopher Fuchs
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Ph. D. in Physics, The University of New Mexico, May 1996

Current Title: Professor of Physics
Current Working Place: University of Massachusetts, Boston
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Ivette Fuentes
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Ph.D. Imperial College, 2003

Current Title: Professor of Mathematical Physics, Faculty of Science
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Shohini Ghose
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2003

Current Title: Associate Professor, Physics & Computer Science and Director
Current Working Place: Centre for Women in Science, Wilfred Laurier University
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John Grondalski
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UNM PhD in Optical Science, 2000

Current Title: Physicist
Current Working Place: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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Jonathan Gross
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2018
BS in Computer Engineering, University of Arizona, 2012
BM in Piano Performance, University of Arizona, 2012

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: Universite' de Sherbrooke
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Zhang Jiang
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2014

Current Title: Research Scientist
Current Working Place: Google
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Amir Kalev
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Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New Mexico, 2013-2016
PhD Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, 2008

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: NIST, Maryland
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Tyler (Bob) Keating
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2016

Current Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Current Working Place: HRL Laboratories
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Denis Khetselius
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Matthias Lang
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2015

Current Title: Research Engineer
Current Working Place: thyssenkrupp Elevator
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Senthilnathan Lingasamy
Current Title: Alumni
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Xijie Luo
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

BS Physics,Shanxi University,China, 2014
MS Physics, University of New Mexico, 2019

Current Title: Graduate Student
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Kyle Martin
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM MS in Physics, 2010

Current Title: Scientist
Current Working Place: Air Force Research Laboratory, Albuquerque
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Nicolas Menicucci
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PhD Physics (Princeton 2008)
BS Physics (UNM 2002)

Current Title: Senior Research Fellow
Current Working Place: RMIT University, Melbourne
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Seth Merkel
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2009

Current Title: Staff Scientist
Current Working Place: HRL Laboratories
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Jacob Miller
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2017
MS, University of New Mexico, 2015
BS, F.W. Olin College of Engineering, 2011

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: Mila – Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, Montreal
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Enrique Montano
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University of Arizona PhD in Physics, 2015

Current Title: Staff Scientist, Physics
Current Working Place: Materials and Applied Mathematics Research LLC
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Mark Morgan-Tracy
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2003

Current Title: Professor in Physics
Current Working Place: University of New Mexico
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Gopikrishnan Muraleedharan
Current Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Current Working Place: Los Alamos National Laboratory
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Anirban Narayan Chowdhury
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

BS-MS, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Pune, 2013
Ph.D., Physics, University of New Mexico, 2019

Current Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Current Working Place: Institut Quantique at the Université de Sherbrooke
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Michael Nielsen
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PhD Physics, University of New Mexico, 1999

Current Title: Quantum Physicist
Current Working Place: Y Combinator Research
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Luis Oppliger
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PhD, Physics, Potificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 1994

Current Title: Physics Professor
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Davide Orsucci
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Bibek Pokharel
Current Title: Graduate Student
Current Working Place: University of New Mexico
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Xiaodong Qi
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2018
MSc, Queen's University, 2010-2012;
MS, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2007-2010.

Current Title: Research Engineer
Current Working Place: Huawei Technologies Inc. at Hangzhou, China
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Saleh Rahimikeshari
Current Title: Assistant Professor
Current Working Place: University of Tehran
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Iris Reichenbach
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2009

Current Title: Software Entwickler
Current Working Place: Hottgenroth Software
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Joe Renes
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2005

Current Title: Senior Scientist
Current Working Place: ETH Zurich
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Nate Ristoff
Current Title: Graduate Student
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Pranaw Rungta
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UNM Ph.D. in Physics, 2003

Current Title: Assistant Professor
Current Working Place: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali
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Ciarán Ryan-Anderson
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MS in physics, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA, 2011
UNM PhD in Physics, 2018

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: Swansea University
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Ruediger Schack
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Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New Mexico 1992-1994
PhD Theoretical Physics, University of Munich 1991

Current Title: Professor of Mathematics
Current Working Place: Royal Holloway, University of London
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Travis Scholten
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

2018: Ph.D. Physics - University of New Mexico
2015: M.S. Physics - University of New Mexico
2012: B.S. Physics - California Institute of Technology

Current Title: Quantum Computing Solutions Developer
Current Working Place: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
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Andrew Scott
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of New Mexico, 2001-2004

Current Title: Information Analyst
Current Working Place: CLS, London
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Anil Shaji
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Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New Mexico, 2005 - 2009
PhD in Physics, University of Texas at Austin, 2005

Current Title: Associate Professor
Current Working Place: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram
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Ezad Shojaee
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Ph.D., Physics, University of New Mexico 2019

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: NIST, Boulder
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Andrew Silberfarb
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Quantum Physics, 2006

Current Title: Staff Scientist
Current Working Place: Lincoln Laboratories
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Aaron Smith
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

University of Arizona, Ph.D., Physics 2012
University of California, San Diego BS, Physics 2005

Current Title: Senior Research Physicist
Current Working Place: HRL Laboratories
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Hector Sosa-Martinez
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University of Arizona PhD in Physics, 2016

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland
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Rene Stock
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2005

Current Title: Director, Quantitative Analytics and Methodology, Market Risk Measurement
Current Working Place: Scotiabank
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Boyan Tabakov
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2015

Current Title: Scientist
Current Working Place: Air Force Research Laboratory
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Alexandre Tacla
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM PhD in Physics, 2012

Current Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Working Place: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
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Trace Tessier
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2005

Current Title: Adjunct Lecturer
Current Working Place: University of New Mexico
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Collin Trail
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UNM PhD in Physics, 2011

Current Title: Engineer
Current Working Place: Litepoint
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Mankei Tsang
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Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New Mexico 2010-2011

Current Title: Associate Professor
Current Working Place: National University of Singapore
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Robert Ward
Degree(s)/Bibliography:

UNM Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 2000

Current Title: Research Fellow
Current Working Place: Australian National University