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Dr. Raymond Kallaher

Dr. Kallaher received his PhD from Florida State University in 2007, studying the ferromagnetic semiconductor europium sulfide. Prior to joining Professor Manfra’s group as part of Microsoft Station Q Purdue in 2017, Dr. Kallaher was a Senior Scientist at Modern Microsystems working on process development for fabricating high power electronic devices and x-ray optics. He […]

Dr. Alexander Senichev

Postdoctoral Research Associate PhD in Physics, magna cum laude, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics (Germany), 2016 Email: senichev@purdue.edu Office: Room 2088 (Birck)   Dr. Senichev obtained his PhD from the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg and the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics under a joint initiative “International Max Planck Research School for Science […]

Dr. Candice Thomas

Postdoctoral Research Associate PhD, University Grenoble Alpes (France), 2016 E-mail: thoma686@purdue.edu Dr. Thomas received her PhD from the University Grenoble Alpes (France) in 2016, studying three dimensional HgTe/CdTe topological insulator structures. She now joins the group of Professor Manfra to contribute to MBE growth of high spin-orbit coupled arsenide/antimonide semiconductors epitaxially coupled to superconductors and […]

Dr. Alex Webster

Research Engineer PhD, Purdue University, 2016 E-mail: jawebste@purdue.edu Dr. Webster received his PhD in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue in December of 2016 with his dissertation entitled “Centrifugally Tensioned Metastable Fluid Detectors for Detection of Alpha, Neutron, and Other Signatures of Special Nuclear Materials in Nuclear Waste Reprocessing Facilities”. His background is in radiation detection, detector […]

Brandon Dzuba

Brandon Dzuba obtained his bachelor's degree in Physics from Ripon College in 2015. He is currently a graduate student in the department of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University, and started with the Manfra group in 2017. He works in III-nitride materials, assisting in a collaboration to grow and study near and far-infrared optoelectronic devices.

Saeed Fallahi

PhD student, Department of Physics and Astronomy MSc Condensed Matter Physics, Sharif University of Technology BSc Condensed Matter Physics, Shahid Beheshti University Email: sfallahi@purdue.edu Saeed finished his B.Sc. in Physics at Shahid Beheshti University. He received his M.Sc. degree in condensed matter physics from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. He joined MBE group […]

Charlie Guinn

Undergraduate Researcher E-mail: crguinn@purdue.edu Charlie is from Fort Wayne, Indiana. He graduated from Carroll High School in 2015 and enrolled at Purdue in the fall 2015. He is majoring in Physics with a minor in ECE. Save

James Nakamura

PhD student, Department of Physics and Astronomy BSc Physics, Auburn University (2014) Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University (2014) Email: jnakamur@purdue.edu James completed his B.Sc. in Physics and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degrees at Auburn University. He joined the Manfra GaAs research group in May 2015, and is studying the fractional quantum Hall states in […]

Qi Qian

PhD Student, Department of Physics and Astronomy BSc Physics, JiLin University, China MSc Physics, University of Buffalo E-mail: qianq@purdue.edu Qi Qian finished her undergraduate degree in physics at JiLin University, China, and her masters degree at  University of Buffalo. She joined the GaAs research group in January 2014. She is currently a Ph.D. student.