Women in Physics

Faculty and Scientists

  • Caines, Helen, Ph.D., University of Birmingham, UK, 1996. Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics
  • Cao, Hui, Ph.D., Stanford University, 1997. Applied Physics
  • Demers, Sarah, Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2005. Experimental Particle Physics
  • Fleming, Bonnie, Ph.D., Columbia University, 2002. Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Geha, Marla, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2003. Astronomy
  • Jones, Amanda, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007. Associate Research Scientist. Biophysics (Sweeney)
  • Lesher, Shelly, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington,. Experimental Nulear Physics.
  • Maruyama, Reina, Ph.D. University of Washington, Seattle, 2003. Experimental Nuclear Physics
  • Mocsy, Agnes. Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2001. Theoretical Nuclear Physics
  • Natarajan, Priyamvada, Ph.D., Cambridge University, 1998. Astronomy
  • Newburgh, Laura, Ph.D., Columbia University, 2010. Experimental Nuclear Physics
  • Palamara, Ornella, Masters, University of Rome (Italy), 1985. Experimental Particle Physics
  • Qiu, Diana, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2017. Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
  • Slocum, Penny, Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1999. Associate Research Scientist.  Experimental Nuclear Physics (Heeger)
  • Sweeney, Alison, Ph.D., Duke University, 2007. Biophysics
  • Urry, C. Megan, Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1984. Astrophysics

Postdocs and Postgraduate Associates

  • Altan, Irem. Biophysics (Advisor: Alison Sweeney)
  • Aridor, Zoe. Biophysics (Advisor: Simon Mochrie)
  • Francisco, Audrey. Experimental Nuclear Physics (Advisor: Helen Caines)
  • Havener, Laura. Experimental Nuclear Physics (Advisor: John Harris)
  • Puri, Shruti. Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics (Advisor: Steven Girvin)
  • Roettenbacher, Rachael. Astrophysics (Advisor: Meg Urry)
  • Speller, Danielle. Experimental Particle Physics (Advisor: Reina Maruyama)

Lecturers

  • Rona Ramos
  • Adriane Steinacker

Graduate Students

  • Backes, Kelly
  • Bailey, Mary Lou (Applied Physics)
  • Balasubramanian, Supraja
  • Barbosa de Souza, Estella
  • Beattie, Caitlin
  • Bhimani, Sanah
  • Bossi, Hannah
  • Castiglia, Emma
  • Chen, Xinyi
  • Cooper, Rachel
  • Cushman, Kimmy
  • Danieli, Shany
  • Ghosh, Sumita (Applied Physics)
  • Hoeller, Judith
  • Kraus, Emile (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology VAR)
  • Ji, Yunpeng
  • Kuhn, Emily
  • Lau, Claudia
  • Matulis, Catherine
  • Mellenthin, Lauren (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
  • Pagan, Samantha
  • Pan, Jingjing
  • Pettee, Mariel
  • Saunders, Lauren
  • Telles, Arina
  • Venkatraman, Jaya
  • Wang, Lin (VAR)
  • Xia, Shilo
  • Yu, Lucy (Applied Physics)
  • Zagorac, Luna
  • Zhou, Sisi
  • Zhu, Yuqi

Recent Ph.D.’s

  • Altuntas, Emine, Ph.D. 2017. Advisor: David DeMille
  • Ananna, Tonimar Tasmin, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Meg Urry
  • Avestruz, Camille, Ph.D. 2016. Advisor: Daisuke Nagai
  • Bedikian, Susie, Ph.D. 2013. Advisor: Sarah Demers
  • Boulton, Elizabeth, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Daniel McKinsey
  • Cummings, Jane, Ph.D. 2016. Advisor: Sarah Demers
  • Frey, Merideth, Ph.D. 2013. Advisor: Sean Barrett
  • Gao, Yvonne, Ph.D. 2018. Advisor: Robert Schoelkopf
  • Gramellini, Elena, Ph.D. 2018. Advisor: Bonnie Fleming
  • Hackenburg, Ariana, Ph.D. 2018. Advisor: Bonnie Fleming
  • Ideal, Emma, Ph.D. 2015. Advisor: Sarah Demers
  • Ji, Dandan, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Eric Brown
  • Kamal, Archana, Ph.D. 2013. Advisor: Michel Devoret
  • Kashkanova, Anna, Ph.D. 2017. Advisor: Jack Harris
  • Larsen, Nicole, Ph.D. 2016. Advisor: Daniel McKinsey
  • Li, Xin, Ph.D. 2018. Advisor: Mark Reed
  • Lockwitz, Sarah, Ph.D. 2012. Advisor: Paul Tipton
  • Malagon, Ana, Ph.D. 2014. Advisor: O. Keith Baker
  • Norcini, Daniella, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Karsten Heeger
  • Ohlson, Alice, Ph.D. 2013. Advisor: John Harris
  • Paganini, Michela, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Paul Tipton
  • Partyka, Kinga, Ph.D. 2013. Advisor: Bonnie Fleming
  • Powell, Meredith, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Meg Urry
  • Pratt, Susan, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Simon Mochrie
  • Sliwa, Katrina, Ph.D. 2016. Advisor: Michel Devoret
  • Sunayama, Tomomi, Ph.D. 2016. Advisor: Nikhil Padamanabhan
  • Thais, Savannah, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Sarah Demers
  • Tvrznikova, Lucie, Ph.D. 2019. Advisor: Daniel McKinsey