OCO Graduates

Name Year Location Dissertation Topic
Andrew Golter 2014
Xiaolu Cheng 2013 Mixed Quantum/Semiclassical Theory for Small-Molecule Dynamics and Spectroscopy in Low-Temperature Solids
Jeremy Thorn 2012 Dissipative Control and Imaging of Cold Atoms
Andrew Cook 2012 Dirac Metamaterials: Electromagnetic Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterials That Mimic Relativistic Quantum Particles
Lawrence Davis 2012 Teaching Position at Umpqua Community College Understanding Morphology Dependent Luminescence in Nanostructured Silver Films: Experiments, Modeling, and Numerical Simulations
Nima Dinyari 2012 UO Master's Internship Program Coupling Nitrogen Vacancy Centers in Diamond Nanopillars to Whispering Gallery Microresonators
Yan Guo 2011 Nonlinear Surface Plasmon Polaritons: Analytical and Numerical Studies
Hayden McGuinness 2011 Sandia Labs The creation and frequency translation of single-photon states of light in optical fiber
Jun Yin 2011 Houston - Petroleum Industry Practical issues in theoretical descriptions of experimental quantum state and entanglement estimation
Carey Phelps 2011 Marcus Group, University of Oregon Ultrafast Coherent Electron Spin Control and Correlated Tunneling Dynamics of Two-Dimensional Electron Gases
Tim Sweeny 2011 Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. Coherent Control of Electron Spins in Semiconductor Quantum Wells
Geoffrey Lott 2010 Staff Scientist, Boise Technologies Inc
Elizabeth Schoene 2010 Assistant Professor, Pacific University
Jason Biggs 2010 Mukamel Research Group, UC, Irvine Theoretical studies of the external vibrational control of electronic excitation transfer and its observation using polarization- and optical phase-sensitive ultrafast spectroscopy
Justin Hannigan 2010 Accoustic Sciences, Eugene, OR Hemispherical optical microcavity for cavity-QED strong coupling
Craig Chapman 2010 Vibrational wave packets : molecular state reconstruction in the gas phase and mixed quantum/semiclassical descriptions of small-molecule dynamics in low-temperature solid media
Chunbai Wu 2010 Light Edge Laser company Numerical modeling of free surface and rapid solidification for simulation and analysis of melt spinning
Eric Senning 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Washington Mitochondrial dynamics and optical conformation changes in DsRed as studied by Fourier imaging correlation spectroscopy
Cody Leary 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Warsaw
Aiqing Chen 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher at Argonne National Laboratory Optical properties of nanostructured disordered and ordered metal-dielectric thin films
Bert Schumann 2009 Light Beam Industries, Eugene, OR Surface Plasmon Random Scatterin Related Phenomena
Young-Shin Park 2009 Postdoctoral Researcher, Los Alamos National Labs Radiation pressure cooling of a silica optomechanical resonator
Guoqiang Cui 2008 Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle Washington An external optical micro-cavity strongly coupled to optical centers for efficient single-photon sources
Tao Li 2008 Optoplex Corporation, Fremont, CA Manipulation of coManipulation of cold atoms using an optical one-way barrierld atoms using an optical one-way barrier
Chuck Rhode 2008 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Auckland
Shannon O'Leary 2008 Assistant Professor, Lewis and Clark College
Keisuke Hasegawa 2008 Postdoctoral Researcher, NIHJ The effect of geometry and surface morphology on the optical properties of metal-dielectric systems
Brian Smith 2007 Faculty Member, Physics Department, University of Oregon Photon wave mechanics and experimental quantum state determination
Yumin Shen 2007 Staff Scientist, Infinera Coherent nonlinear optics of electron spins in semiconductors
Molly Emmons 2007 Teaching at a Community College in Texas
Wenhai Ji 2007 Spectra Sensors Inc, CA Stimulated Raman scattering in atomic ensembles : toward quantum state entanglement
Susanta Sarkar 2006 Research Fellow, National Institutes of Health*
Patrick Frank Tekavec 2006 Microtech Instruments, Inc Phase modulation wave packet interferometry in one and two dimensions
David Foster 2006 Staff Scientist, Deep Photonics Fabry-Perot and whispering gallery modes in realistic resonator models
Ken Adair 2006 Assistant Professor, Defiance University Diffusive, reactive and orientational dynamics of molecular systems using molecular Fourier imaging correlation spectroscopy
Sasha Tavenner- Kruger 2006 Staff Scientist, Molecular Probes Homogeneous linewidth and spectral diffusion in semiconductor nanocrystals
Michael Fink 2006 Staff Scientist, Omega Optical Inc. Molecular Fourier imaging correlation spectroscopy for studies of molecular diffusion
Mary Rohrdanz 2005 Postdoctoral Researcher, Ohio State University Intermolecular communication via lattice phonons, probed by ultrafast spectroscopy
Travis Humble 2005 Staff Scientists, Oakridge National Laboratory Nonlinear wave-packet interferometry and molecular state reconstruction
Andy Funk 2004 Postdoctoral Researcher, JILA, Boulder, CO Cryptography using two-mode quantum mechanically squeezed optical pulses
Phedon Palinginis 2004 Technical Marketing, SolarWorld* Nonlinear optical spectroscopy of dipole and electron spin coherences in semiconductor nanostructures
Robert Shivitz 2003 Techniques in laser cooling and trapping of atomic Ytterbium
Scott Lacey 2003 Assistant Professor, Franklin & Marshall College Ray and wave dynamics in three dimensional asymmetric optical resonators
James Clemens 2003 Assistant Professor, Miami University, Oxford, OH Collective spontaneous emission in the framework of quantum trajectory theory
Ethan L. Blansett 2002 Sandia Labs Picosecond polarization dynamics and noise of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers
Mark Phillips 2002 Pacific Northwest National Labs Electromagnetically induced transparency in semiconductors
Daciana Margineantu 2001 Staff Scientist, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center** Structural and dynamic studies of mitochondrial heterogeneity
Thomas H. Loftus 2001 Research Scientist, University of Washington Laser cooling and trapping of atomic Ytterbium
Xudong Fan 2001 Associate Professor, University of Missouri, Columbus Wu, liu shi ji bei fang min zhong fo jiao xin yang : yi zao xiang ji wei zhong xin de kao cha
Yang Weidong 1999 Assistant Professor, Bowling Green State University Electronic structure and optical properties of self-assembled InAs quantum dots