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Dr. Geoff Gardner

Research Associate, Microsoft Corporation Visiting Scholar, Purdue University E-mail: geoff@purdue.edu Dr. Gardner began working in Prof. Manfra’s research program in 2009, and is now part of Station Q Purdue.  He is a native Boilermaker receiving a B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD in applied physics, physics and materials engineering respectively at Purdue University.  Previously, Geoff served as […]

Dr. Anthony Hatke

Postdoctoral Research Associate PhD, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2012 E-mail: hatke@purdue.edu Dr. Hatke received his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 2012 where his focus was on low temperature magnetotransport of high mobility GaAs quantum wells driven out of equilibrium with his thesis advisor Michael Zudov. After obtaining his PhD he accepted […]

Dr. Sergei Gronin

Dr. Sergei Gronin obtained his PhD from the Ioffe Institute of Saint-Petersburg, Russia, developing MBE grown of low threshold lasers based on II-VI materials for green and yellow spectral region.  Prior to joining Professor Manfra’s group as part of Microsoft Station Q Purdue in May, 2017 he was a Junior Researcher in the Laboratory of Quantum-size […]

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 […]