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Available Research Assistantship Positions

To learn about any of these research opportunities, please contact the PI directly.

Name Research Area Date Posted
Manfra, Michael Research area: MBE growth and fabrication of devices to explore topological phases relevant to quantum computing 2021-05-04
Manfra, Michael Research area: measurement of devices exploring anyonic braiding statistics at low temperatures and high magnetic fields 2021-05-04
Neumeister, Norbert Research area: Experimental Particle Physics (LHC data analysis) 2021-05-04
Pushkar, Yulia Biophysics, X-ray spectroscopy, and laser spectroscopy (sponsored by NSF) 2021-05-10
Wang, Fuqiang Exp. heavy ion physics (STAR data analysis). Analyze STAR experiment data at Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider/Brookhaven National Lab., pertinent to the topological structure of the physical vacuum and the matter-antimatter asymmetry of the Universe. 2022-02-03
Xie, Wei Experimental heavy ion physics (CMS data analysis). Analyze heavy-ion data from the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The focus is on probing quark gluon plasma using heavy flavor probes. 2022-02-02
Lang, Rafael Direct detection of dark matter in the lab, in particular using the XENON experiment at Gran Sasso (using a liquid xenon time projection chamber) and the Windchime project (using an array of accelerometers with quantum-enhanced readout). 2022-02-03
Lyanda-Geller, Yuli Condensed Matter Theory. Theory of topological phenomena relevant to quantum computing. Quantum Hall effect, Superconductivity. Mesoscopic physics, transport, and optical phenomena in new materials. 2021-05-10
Jones, Matthew High Energy Physics Experiment: Analysis of top and bottom quark decays using data collected with the CMS experiment and contributions to the international CMS tracking detector upgrade project for the High-Luminosity LHC. 2022-02-01
Robicheaux, Francis AntiHydrogen--theoretical and computational investigation of the physics of the ALPHA antimatter experiment 2021-07-13
Hung, Chen-Lung Experimental studies of quantum many-body physics using ultracold atomic gases held in optical lattices 2021-12-06
Hung, Chen-Lung Atom-nanophotonics integration for many-body quantum optics and quantum information 2021-12-06
Csathy, Gabor Topological materials, flatband systems, semiconductor devices at low temperatures and strong magnetic fields 2022-01-26
Malis, Oana condensed matter experimentalist studying the structure and optical properties of new semiconductor materials for infrared sensing 2022-02-01
Robicheaux, Francis AMO physics - we will investigate a topic in atomic physics involving the interaction of a fast laser, or strong laser, or strong X-rays with atoms or small molecules. 2022-02-01
Jung, Andreas Development and Research on Quantum Algorithms and how these can solve modern societies challenges, as well as to apply those to boost discoveries in particle physics. 2022-02-01
Jung, Andreas Data analysis of proton-proton collisions at highest achieved energies of 13.6 TeV and search for bound states of top quarks. A PhD student can contribute to research by the group on future detector instrumentation for future colliders 2022-02-01
Liu, Miaoyuan 2 positions: machine learning applications in physics and scientific instrumentations; data analysis and advanced computing in CMS/fixed target experiments; semiconductor tracking device testing 2022-02-01
Rokhinson, Leonid Condensed matter experiment: development of a new platform to realize topological superconductors with high-order non-Abelian excitations 2022-03-23
Rokhinson, Leonid Condensed matter experiment: fabrication and measurement of hybrid topological insulator/superconductor devices with a goal to demonstrate Majorana fermions and non-Abelian statistics (part of a larger Quantum Science Center effort) 2022-03-23
Chen, Yong Quantum sensing of quantum materials 2022-04-01
Nolte, David Research area: machine learning – biomedical laser physics (developing deep learning neural network techniques and experimental work on laser-biological interactions). 2022-05-09

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