Alumni


Postdoctoral Researchers

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Wei-Hua Wang

Dr. Wang is a professor at Academia Sinica in Taiwan.

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Ramesh Thamankar

Dr. Thamankar is a professor at the Vellore Institute of Technology.

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Simranjeet Singh

Dr. Singh is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University.

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Jyoti Katoch

Dr. Katoch is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University.

Tao Liu

Dr. Liu is an assistant professor at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

Graduate Students

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Michael J Newburger

After graduating in 2021, Michael became a research scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Yunqiu Kelly Luo

After graduating in 2019, Kelly became a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University, working with Dan Ralph, Kin Fai Mak, and Jie Shan.

Tiancong Zhu

After graduating in 2019, Tiancong became a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley working with Michael Crommie and Zi Qiang Qiu.

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Dante O’Hara

After graduating in 2019, Dante became a NRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Naval Research Laboratory working with Berry Jonker.

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Igor V Pinchuk

After graduating in 2018, Igor became a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University working with Jyoti Katoch.

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Jinsong Xu

After graduating in 2018, Jinsong became a postdoctoral researcher at John Hopkins University working with C. L. Chien.

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Elizabeth McCormick

After graduating in 2018, Beth became a Research Analyst at Metron.

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Adam S Ahmed

After graduating in 2017, Adam became the lead postdoctoral researcher for skyrmion research at OSU, funded by the DARPA “Topological Excitations for Electronics” Program.

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Walid Amamou

After graduating in 2017, Walid became a Process Technology Development Engineer at Intel Corporation.

walid.amamou[at]hotmail.com

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Pat Odenthal

After graduating in 2015, Pat became a postdoctoral researcher at University of Utah, working with Yan (Sarah) Li. He is currently a Process Technology Development Engineer at Intel Corporation. Pat Odenthal’s thesis

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Hua Wen

After graduating in 2015, Hua became a postdoctoral researcher at Penn State University, working with Jun Zhu.

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Adrian Swartz

After graduating in 2013, Adrian became a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University, working with Harold Hwang.

Adrian Swartz Thesis part 1    Adrian Swartz Thesis part 2

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Jared Wong

After graduating in 2012, Jared became a postdoctoral researcher in the Experimental Systems Group of the Advanced Light Source at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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Kathleen McCreary

After graduating in 2012, Kathy became an NRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Naval Research Laboratory, working with Berry Jonker. She is now a staff scientist at NRL.

Kathleen McCreary’s thesis

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Wei Han

After graduating in 2012, Wei became a postdoctoral researcher at IBM Alamden, working with Stuart Parkin. He is now an assistant professor at Peking University.

Wei Han’s Thesis

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Yan (Sarah) Li

After graduating in 2010, Yan became a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working with Scott Crooker. She is currently an assistant professor of physics at the University of Utah.

Yan Li’s thesis

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Kyle Pi

After graduating in 2010, Kyle became a postdoctoral fellow at Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, and is currently an engineer at Headway Technologies.

Undergraduate Students

Roland Bennett

bennett.1062[at]buckeyemail.osu.edu

Wyatt Bunstine

bunstine.6[at]buckeyemail.osu.edu

Ibraheem Aljarboua

aljarboua.2[at]buckeyemail.osu.edu

Alexandra Boyadzhiev

boyadzhiev.4[at]buckeyemail.osu.edu

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Evan Anguish

anguish.2[at]buckeyemail.osu.edu

Ed Cichewicz

cichewicz.1[at]buckeyemail.osu.edu

Songsheng Tao

Home Institute: Peking University.

After spending senior research exchange at Kawakami lab, Songsheng went to graduate school for a Ph.D. in Physics at Columbia University in 2017.

Junchao Lin

lin.1785[at]osu.edu

Wenbo Zhan

zhan.122[at]buckeyemail.osu.edu

After spending his sophomore year and URO summer research in Kawakami lab, Wenbo continues his academic adventure in the field of Geology at OSU.

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Dante O’Hara

After graduating in 2014, Dante went to graduate school for a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at UC Riverside. He is currently in Dr. Kawakami’s lab at Ohio State.

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Igor Pinchuk

After graduating in 2013, Igor went to graduate school for a Ph.D. in Physics at the Ohio State University. He is currently in Dr. Kawakami’s lab at Ohio State.

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Steven Tjung

After graduating in 2012, Steven went to graduate school for a Ph.D. in Physics at the Ohio State University. He is now a field engineer with Createc.

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Luciana Ramirez

After graduating in 2010, Luciana went to graduate school for a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Cal State Fullerton.

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Desalegne Teweldebrhan

After graduating in 2007, Des went to graduate school for a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at UC Riverside. He is now an engineer at Intel Corporation.

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Matt Hudgins

After graduating in 2007, Matt went to graduate school for a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at UC Riverside.

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Steven Mendoza

After graduating in 2004, Steven went to graduate school for a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and became an engineer at Rockwell Collins.

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Anson D’Aloisio

After graduating in 2004, Anson got his Ph.D. in Physics from Yale University studying computational astrophysics. He is currently an assistant professor at University of California, Riverside.

Visiting Scholars

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Swaleha Naseem

nswaleha[at]gmail.com

Home Institution: Aligahr Muslim University

Takahiro Takeuchi

g16te010[at]yamanashi.ac.jp

Home Institution: University of Yamanashi


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