People

Faculty

Brett Andrews
Research Assistant Professor
(412) 383-8095
Carlos Badenes
Associate Professor
(412) 624-9039
Marilena Bandieramonte
Research Associate
Brian Batell
Assistant Professor
(412) 624-7565
Rachel Bezanson
Assistant Professor
(412) 624-9013
Riccardo Maria Bianchi
Research Associate
Joseph Boudreau
Professor
(412) 624–9022
Daniel Boyanovsky
Professor
(412) 624-9037
Matteo Broccio
Lecturer II
(412) 624-2755
Wolfgang J. Choyke
Research Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9251
Russell J. Clark
Senior Lecturer
(412) 624-9204
Robert Coalson
Professor/Secondary Appointment
(412) 624-8261
Xuefend Cui
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Istvan Danko
Lab Instructor
(412) 624-9030
Robert P. Devaty
Associate Professor
(412) 624-9009
Anthony H. Duncan
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9054
Gurudev Dutt
Associate Professor
(412) 383-6487
Steven A. Dytman
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9244
Eugene Engels
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9063
Min Feng
Adjunct Professor
Ayres Freitas
Associate Professor
(412) 624-9060
Sergey Frolov
Associate Professor
Patrick D. Gallagher
Professor
George G. Gatewood
Professor Emeritus
Melanie Good
Lecturer
412-383-6984
Tao Han
Distinguished Professor of High Energy Physics
(412) 624-2763
Michael Hatridge
Assistant Professor
(412) 624-9006
D. John Hillier
Professor
(412) 624-9213
Tae Min Hong
Assistant Professor
(412) 383-4081
Patrick Irvin
Research Associate Professor
(412) 624-2730
Allen I. Janis
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9049
David Jasnow
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9029
Rainer Johnsen
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9285
Peter F. M. Koehler
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9036
Arthur Kosowsky
Professor
(412) 624-9571
Sangyeop Lee
Assistant Professor/Secondary Appointment
412-624-8111
Adam K Leibovich
Professor
(412) 624-3617
Jeremy Levy
Distinguished Professor
(412) 624-2736
W. Vincent Liu
Professor
(412) 624-9023
James V. Maher, Jr.
Distiguished Service Professor
(412) 624-2180
Roger Mong
Assistant Professor
624-9024
James A Mueller
Professor
(412) 624-1566
Donna Naples
Professor
(412) 624-9038
David Nero
Lecturer II
(412) 624-7394
Ezra (Ted) Newman
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9048
Jeffrey A Newman
Professor
(412) 624-1345
Max Niedermaier
Research Associate Professor
(412) 648-1024
Burcu Ozden
Adjunct Assistant Professor
412-624-9004
Vittorio Paolone
Professor
(412) 624-2764
David Pekker
Assistant Professor
(412) 624-7553
Hrvoje Petek
R. K. Mellon Professor
(412) 624-3599
Richard H Pratt
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9025
Tom Purdy
Assistant Professor
412-624-9052
Sandhya M Rao
Research Professor
(412) 624-7898
Ralph Z Roskies
Professor
412-648-3094
Hanna Salman
Associate Professor
(412) 624-9027
Vladimir Savinov
Professor
(412) 624-9042
Regina E Schulte-Ladbeck
Professor Emeritus
Paul F Shepard
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9073
Chandralekha Singh
Professor, Director, Discipline-based Science Education Research Center
(412) 624-9045
David W Snoke
Professor
(412) 624-9007
John Stein
Part-time Lecturer
(412) 321-2400
Joerg Harald Stelzer
Research Assistant Professor
Eric S. Swanson
Professor
(412) 624–9057
Frank Tabakin
Professor Emeritus
(413) 637-0783
Shijing Tan
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(412) 648-9301
David Turnshek
Professor
(412) 624–9015
Martin C Vincent
Professor Emeritus
(412) 624-9089
Jeffrey Winicour
Research Professor
(412) 624-9053
Michael Wood-Vasey
Associate Professor
(412) 624-2751
Xiao-lun Wu
Professor
(412) 624-0873
Yan Xu
Professor/Secondary Appointment
412-648-9922
Judith Yang
Professor/Secondary Appointment
(412) 624-8613
Andrew R Zentner
Professor
(412) 624-2752
Jin Zhao
Adjunct Professor
(412) 624-9577

Graduate Students

Amro Eldaw Babo Abdelrahim
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Hassan Alnatah
Graduate Student
Rudrajit Banerjee
Graduate Student - 2017-18 Graduate Student Mentor
Jonathan Beaumariage
Graduate Student
Ali Beheshti
Graduate Student
Runyu Bi
Graduate Student
Emily Biermann
Graduate Student
Megan Briggeman
Graduate Student
(412) 624-2730
Elizabeth Burnette
Graduate Student, MS Candidate
Robert Caddy
Graduate Student
Hongbo Cai
Graduate Student
Xi Cao
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Shuyang Cao
Graduate Student
Lisong Chen
Graduate Student
Tzu-Chiao Chien
2017-18 Graduate Student Mentor
(412) 624-9096
Travis Court
Graduate Student
Sonja Cwik
Graduate Student
Biprateep Dey
Graduate Student
Melanie Dieterlen
Graduate Student
Corey Dominick
Graduate Student
(412) 648-9930
Daniel Doucette
Graduate Student/2019-20 Dietrich School TA/TF Mentor and GS Mentor
Motasem ElGamel
Graduate Student
Christian Farina
Graduate Student (Part-time)
Catherine Fielder
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Erin Fierro
Graduate Student
Brian Flores
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Fan Gao
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Atreyie Ghosh
Graduate Student
Maksim Gomanko
Graduate Student
Louis A Gonzalez
Graduate Student
Tianping Gu
Graduate Student
Yilun Guan
Graduate Student
Yue Guo
Graduate Student
Qing Guo
Graduate Student
(412) 624-2730
Angad Gupta
Graduate Student
Jared Hand
Graduate Student
Shan Hao
Graduate Student
Evan Harris
Graduate Student
Nathan Herring
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Nicholas Hougland
Graduate Student
Marcell Howard
Graduate Student
Wei Hu
Graduate Student
(412) 648-9808
Yang Hu
Graduate Student
Thomas Hyatt
Graduate Student
Namitha James
Graduate Student/2019-20 Graduate Student Mentor
Malcolm Jardine
Graduate Student/2019 Graduate Student Mentor
Yifan Jiang
Graduate Student
Karan Kapoor
Graduate Student
(412) 624-7597
Ryan Kaufman
Graduate Student
Yasha Kaushal
Graduate Student
Mihir Khanna
Graduate Student
Ryan Koester
Graduate Student
Maryam Kohram
Graduate Student
Olivia Lanes
Graduate Student - former Graduate Student Mentor & APAGS Co-president
(412) 624-9096
Ryan LeFebre
Graduate Student
Sze Ching "Iris" Leung
Graduate Student
Zehan Li
Graduate Student /2019-20 Graduate Student Mentor
Andi Li
Graduate Student
Yangqiuting "Doris" Li
Graduate Student
Zhi Li
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Zhuan Li
Chenxu Liu
Graduate Student - 2017-18 Graduate Student Mentor
(412) 624-7597
Hongkai Liu
Graduate Student
Shu Liu
Graduate Student
Pinlei Lu
Graduate Student
Yang Ma
Graduate Student
Cameron Mahoney
Graduate Student
(412) 624-7565
Alysa Malespina
Graduate Student and 2019 Senior TA for Introductory Labs
Christine Mazzola
Graduate Student and 2019-20 Graduate Student Mentor
Sebastian Merkt
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Benjamin Messerly
Graduate Student
Lorena Mezini
Graduate Student
Raphael Monroy
Graduate Student
Maria Mucci
Graduate Student
Sanchayeta Ranajit Mudi
Graduate Student
Shouvik Mukherjee
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Ava Myers
Graduate Student
Aditi Nethwewala
Graduate Student
Chi Wing Ng
Graduate Student
Ahmed Omran
Graduate Student
Yun-Yi Pai
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Tong Pang
Graduate Student
Brian Pardo
Graduate Student
Jacory Parker
Graduate Student
Param Patel
Graduate Student
Alan Pearl
Graduate Student
Daniel Perrefort
Graduate Student - APAGS 2017 Co-president
(412) 648-9812
Amrita Purkayastha
Graduate Student
Han Qin
Graduate Student
Troy Raen
Graduate Student
Mudit Rai
Graduate Student
Tasnum Reza
Graduate Student
Logan Rice
Graduate Student
Amy Sanderson
Graduate Student
David Setton
Graduate Student and APAGS Co-president
Qian Song
Graduate Student
Megan Splettstoesser
Graduate Student
Hang Su
Graduate Student
Juntong Su
Graduate Student
Nicholas Suarez
Graduate Student
Erin Sutton
Graduate Student
Yuhe Tang
Graduate Student - 2016-17 Graduate Student Mentor
(412) 624-9096
Harsh Vashistha
Graduate Student
Zehua Wang
Graduate Student
Tianyi Wang
Graduate Student
Erfei Wang
Graduate Student
Kuan Wang
Graduate Student
Si Wang
Leave of Absence
Orlando Warren
Graduate Student
Kyle Whitcomb
Graduate Student
Pubudu Wijesinghe
Graduate Student
Hao Wu
Graduate Student
(412) 624-9096
Xinyi Wu
Mingkang Xia
Graduate Student
Zixin Yang
Graduate Student - 2016-17 Graduate Student Mentor
Yang Yang
Graduate Student
(412) 648-9930
Dengyu Yang
Graduate Student
Qi Yao
Graduate Student
Peng Yu
Graduate Student
(412) 648-9808
Muqing Yu
Graduate Student
Azarin Zarassi
Graduate Student
(412) 648-9808
Yuze Zhang
Yike Zhang
Graduate Student - Leave of Absence
Bomin Zhang
Graduate Student
Jingchen Zhang
Graduate Student
Zhikang Zhou
Graduate Student
Chao Zhou
Graduate Student
Peijun Zhu
Leave of Absence

Postdocs

Joshua Berger
PITT-PACC Langley Fellow
412-648-1024
Ben Carlson
Postdoctoral Associate
Animesh Chatterjee
Postdoctoral Associate
Sayan Choudhury
Postdoctoral Associate
412-624-9023
Matt Judah
Postdoctoral Associate
Heeseon Lim
Postdoctoral Associate
Natalia Tenorio Maia
Postdoctoral Associate
Nisar Nellikunnummell
Postdoctoral Associate
412-624-1831
John Stenger
Postdoctoral Associate
Zheng Sun
Postdoctoral Associate
412-624-9004
Cedric Weiland
Postdoctoral Associate
412-624-9041
Keping Xie
Postdoctoral Associate
412-624-9054
Chao Zhang
Postdoctoral Associate
Po Zhang
Postdoctoral Associate
412-648-9742

Staff

Shawn Artman
Senior Machinist
412-624-8412
Ashley Bakaitus
Buyer
412-624-7334
Robert Breze
Payroll/Personnel Coordinator
(412) 624-9069
Louis Coban
Electronics Technician (Allegheny Observatory)
412-624-0430
Barbara DelRaso
Center Administrator (PQI/db-SERC)
412-624-8107
Dave Emala
Electronics Shop Supervisor
412-624-8410
Shannon Falk
Travel and Business Coordinator
412-624-8485
Katie Ferguson
Undergraduate and Outreach Coordinator
412-624-9068
Chuck Fleishaker
Engineering Technician
412-624-8410
Tom Gasmire
Machine Shop Supervisor
412-624-8412
Joni George
PITT-PACC Center Administrator
412-624-2593
Gracie Jane Gollinger
Computer Consultant (CSSD)
(412) 624-9237
Leyla Hirschfeld
Graduate Administrator
(412) 624-9066
Lou Lane
Facilities Coordinator
412-624-0360
Laura McCarthy-Blatt
Fiscal Administrator
412-624-9067
Jim McNerney
Engineering Technician
412-624-8410
Richard Misura
Physics Demonstration Assistant
(412) 624-8379
Lori Neu
Scientific Glass Blower
412-624-8413
Cindy Niznik
Administrative Officer
(412) 624-9070
Lynn Ruminski
Sponsored Projects, Post Award
412-624-8784
Jeff Sicher
Machine Specialist
412-624-8412; 412-624-9219
Michele Slogan
Academic Operations Manager
(412) 624-6381
Jim Stango
Physics Demonstrator
(412) 624-3534
Bill Strang
Senior Machinist
412-624-8412
Greg Strom
Administrative Assistant to Hrvoje Petek
412-648-7452
Jeff Tomaszewski
Senior Machinist
412-624-8412
Jennifer Ursida
Sponsored Projects, Pre Award
412-383-4227
George Zuk
Engineering Technician
412-624-9020

Undergraduates

Joseph Albro
Emil Alegria
Edan Benjamin Alpern
Prithviraj Bandyopadhyay
Michael Barth
Alex Bernhardt
Anish Bhagwat
Matthew Zhang Blaisdell
Patrick Bobko
Madison Brewer
Noah Bright
Andrew Browne
Francis Burk
Olivia T Calfo
Brandon Cane
Alexis Cenname
Grace Chu
Meghan V Cilento
Justin W Cole
Michael Collins
Tristan Collins
Zachary Composto
Mikaela Connolly
Erik Delong
Kalio Duffy
Henry Dunn
Jon Epstein
Mark Farino
Scott Fedor
Nicholas Felice
Aimon Flaherty
Brayden Freitas
Tobias Goebeler
Jacob Goldman
Charles Gorey
John Graves
Aaron Greenberg
Kelly Griffith
Rachel Jen Grimm
Nathaniel Grover
Alexander R Haidet
Page Harrison
Mairead E Heiger
Evan Heritage
Gabriel Simon Hofferman
Jeffrey Hoffmann
Samuel Hosay
Peter Hu
Dean Alexander Ivory
Max A Jacobs
Raees Khan
Nicholas Klonowski
William Kobily
Emma Krofcheck
Joseph Landsittel
Zachary Lewis
Ding Li
Alexander Loar
Kathryn Mack
Brian Mackey
Bryan Malumphy
Fernando Joaquin Marill-Tabares
Claire Martin
Brian Martine
Kayla Martine
Sofia Martinez Fortis
Shahar Menahem
Thomas Merendino
Frank J Messina
Lucas E Miller
Sarah A Motz
Vincent Musso
Joseph Nelson
Alexander Novara
John Osinski
Adam Palenchar
Dengyi Pan
Yihua Pu
Kevin Qoyawayma
Jeremy Reiff
Emily R Richards
Helena Richie
Zachary Ritchey
Stephen Roche
Jenna Ruggiero
Mariya A Savinov
Brendan Schollaert
Maura Shapiro
Philip Shenk
Justin Sherman
Warren Snover
Marc Stine
William Tarleton
Lance Taylor
Anne Terez
Colette Vacha
Margaret Verrico
Zachary Michael Voltz
Yiding Wang
Boyuan Wang
Yiru Wang
Joshua Watson
Sean Wilson
Carl Wilson
Dingfang Yang
Cody Zerby
Yuanshan Zhang
Alexi Zukas