People

Faculty

David J. McComas, Ph.D.
Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
Vice President for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Associated Faculty in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Nathan Schwadron, Ph.D.
UNH Presidential Chair
UNH Norman S. and Anna Marie Waite Professor of Physics
Visiting Research Collaborator
Christina Cohen, Ph.D.
Member of the Professional Staff - California Institute of Technology
Visiting Research Collaborator
Hakeem M. Oluseyi, Ph.D.
Visiting Clarence J. Robinson Professor - George Mason University
Visiting Research Collaborator

Visiting Faculty

David Ruffolo, Ph.D.
Professor Physics Mahidol University Thailand
Visiting Fellow
Roelf Du Toit Strauss, Ph.D.
Professor in Physics North-West University, south Africa
Visiting Fellow

Researchers

Mergen Alimaganbetov, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Riddhi Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scholar
Manuel E Cuesta, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Andrew Cummings, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Michael DeLuca, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Lengying Khoo, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
George Livadiotis, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Jamie S. Rankin, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scholar & Secondary Lecturer
Yash Sarkango, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Tejaswita Sharma, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Mitchell M. Shen, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scholar
Bishwas L. Shrestha, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Jamey R. Szalay, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Eric J. Zirnstein, Ph.D.
Research Scholar

Engineering and Administration

Kristen D. Seith, MBA
Finance and Administration Manager
Scott E. Weidner, M.S.
Lead Engineer and Project Manager
Assistant Vice President for Engineering for PPPL
Nigel Angold
Senior Consultant
Lindsay Bartolone
IMAP Communications Lead
RoseAnn DeFranco
Executive Assistant to Professor David McComas
Office of Vice President Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
Eric Diamonte
Procurement Assistant
Joshua Escobar
Space Instrument Engineer
Brian Fennimore
Space Physics Lab Manager
Jack Letzer, MBA
Project and Financial Analysis Manager
Julie Luster
Senior Grants/Contracts Manager
Michelle (Chelle) Reno, M.S.
Senior Advisor on Space Operations
Assistant Vice President for Operations for PPPL
Ted Roemer
Space Instrument Engineer
Kimberly Rogan
Administrative Coordinator
Lydia Rojek
Operations and Compliance Manager, Space Physics
Margaret Shaw-Lecerf
Space Instrument Engineer
John Teifert
Precision Assembly Specialist
Sharon Warkala
Assistant Director for Subcontracts, Space Physics Group
Dan White
Business and Procurement Manager, Space Physics

Students

Abani Ahmed
IMAP Outreach
Henry Li
IMAP Outreach
Daniel Pardo
MAE Graduate Student
Ella Rosenberg
IMAP Outreach

AST 250/251 AY24

Ariane Adcroft
Undergraduate class of 2026 - MAE
AST251 Class student
Gina Arnau
Undergraduate class of 2026 - MAE
AST251 Class student
Jian Arnold
Undergraduate class of 2024
AST251 Class student
Teodar Grosu
Undergraduate class of 2026 - Astrophysics
AST251 Class student
Michael Hwang
Undergraduate class of 2025 - MAE
AST251 Class student
Veena Krishnaraj
Undergraduate class of 2026
AST251 Class student
Cole Meyer
Undergraduate Class of 2024 - Astrophysics
AST251 Class student
Mori Ono
Undergraduate class of 2025 - MAE
AST251 Class student
Sam Ruona
Undergraduate class of 2026 - Physics
AST251 Class student
Levon Tabirian
Undergraduate class of 2024 - Physics
AST251 Class student
Susan Zhang
MAE Undergraduate class of 2026
Department of MAE

Alumni - Researchers and Students

Gian Andreone, Ph.D.
Nina Arcot
Graduate Student
Senior Thesis
Joey Avallone
MAE Undergraduate
Summer Research Project
Office
171 Broadmead, 200-K
Tibebu Getachew Ayalew, Ph.D.
Luke Begley
Undergraduate, Class of 2022 - Physics
Junior Project
Mila Bileska
Undergraduate Class of 2025 - Physics
AST250/251 student
Wolf Cukier
Undergraduate, Class of 2024 - Astrophysics
AST250/251 student
Jupiter Ding
Undergradute Class of 2024 - Astrophysics
AST250/251 student
Candace Do
Undergraduate, Class 2024 - MAE
AST250/251 student
Tyler J. Eddy
Undergraduate Class of 2021 - Astrophysics
Senior Thesis
Sydney Evans
Undergraduate Class of 2022 - Astrophysics
Senior Thesis
Shannon Filer
Undergraduate Class of 2025 - Astrophysics
AST250/251 student
Osvaldo Flores
Undergraduate Class of 2025 - MAE
Summer Research Project
Office
171 Broadmead, 200-M
Siegfried Gawenda
Undergraduate Class of 2023 - Astrophysics
Junior Project
Grace Gong
Undergraduate Class of 2022 - MAE
Senior Thesis
Xander Jenkin
Undergraduate Class of 2025 - Astrophysics
AST250/251 student
Colin J. Joyce, Ph.D
Inci Karaaslan
Undergradute Class of 2024 - Physics
AST250/251 student
Isabel Kim
Undergraduate, Class 2024 - MAE
AST250/251 student
Ryan Lorusso
Undergraduate Class of 2024 - Astrophysics
Junior Project
Andres Montoya
Undergraduate Class of 2021 - MAE
Senior Thesis
Parisa Mostafavi, Ph.D
Alexandros Papamatthaiou
Undergraduate Class of 2021 - Astrophysics
Senior Thesis
Camryn Philips
Graduate Student Class of 2026 - Astrophysics
Research Project
Office
31 Peyton Hall
Savannah Pobre
Undergraduate, Class 2023 - Astrophysics
AST250/251 student
Joe Radel
Undergradute Class of 2024 - Engineering
AST250/251 student
Ariana Rausch
Undergraduate, Class of 2024 - MAE
AST250/251 student
Christian Robles
Undergratuate Class of 2023 - Astrophysics
AST250/251 student
Justyna M. Sokół, Ph.D.
Paweł Swaczyna, Ph.D.
Kazuki Tojo
Undergraduate, Class 2024 - MAE
AST250/251 student
Juston Ward
Sam Houston State University (USRP & NAC)
Summer Research Project
Office
171 Broadmead, 200-J