- UNM PhD in Physics, 2018
- MS Physics, University of New Mexico, 2013
- BS Physics, Minor Mathematics. California Polytechnic State University, 2011
Exper. investigation of coherent processes of atomic ensembles for generation of entangled states of light & matter in high dimensions, & information transfer b/w atoms & photons.
BioAndrew (Andy) Ferdinand is a research fellow at CQuIC and a Graduate Student at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico. Andy graduated from Cal Poly State University in 2011, where he worked in the area of laser cooling and trapping of neutral atoms, and \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Saturated Absorption for a Magneto-Optical Atom Trap as a Step toward Atomic Dipole Traps in a Diffraction Pattern from a Circular Aperture\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\".