Ananya Sitaram

Ananya (she/her/hers) is a fifth year PhD student at UMD working in experimental AMO physics.

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Michael Williams

Dr. Michael J. Williams is from Philadelphia, PA and a recent 2018 Ph.D. graduate from Delaware State University in Optics.

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Julio Dagraca

Julio joined Citi in 2007 and focused on developing an corporate loan pricing model to be used in Loan Portfolio Managements’ implementation of the Fair Value Option.

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Elaine N. Lalanne

Dr. Elaine N. Lalanne earned a BA in Physics from Wellesley College in 1994 and a Ph.D. from the joint department of Applied Physics from New Jersey Institute of Technology/ Rutgers University-Newark in 2003.

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Darius Morris

Dr. Morris is currently working as a senior analytical chemist for Albemarle Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company.

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Lourdes Salamanca-Riba

Lourdes Salamanca-Riba is a Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Maryland.

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Alana Dixon

My name is Alana and I'm a Junior Physics major at the University of Maryland.

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Peter Shawhan

Peter Shawhan majored in Physics at Washington University in St. Louis, then earned a Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. He was a postdoctoral fellow and a staff scientist at Caltech before joining the UMD Physics Department.

Pheona Williams

Pheona Williams is a Ph.D. student at Howard University and  visiting graduate student/ researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Luis Alejandro Royo

Luis Alejandro Royo (he/him) received his B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from High Point University and his M.S. in Physics from Bowling Green State University.

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Thomas A. Searles

Thomas A. Searles, Associate Professor of Physics at Howard University, is currently a Martin Luther King Visiting Professor at MIT and serves as the Director of the IBM-HBCU Quantum Center. 

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Dina Michel

Dina earned her B.S. in Physics with a Minor in Astronomy from George Mason University in 2019.

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Arlene Modeste Knowles

Arlene Modeste Knowles is the TEAM-UP Diversity Project Manager at the American Institute of Physics.

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Charles Brown

Dr. Charles Brown is an experimental physicist that is passionate about the quantum nature of the universe and championing diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM.

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Eric Seabron

I am an enthusiastic young scholar of physical science and engineering with a goal to conduct novel experimental research for next generation computation and communication hardware.

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Vanessa Espinoza

Vanessa Espinoza is a 4th year chemistry graduate student at Rice University.

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Dalia Ornelas Huerta

Dalia Ornelas Huerta is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the group of Clarice D.Aiello at UCLA, investigating quantum effects in biological processes like magnetoreception in migratory birds.

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Ayush Gupta

Dr. Ayush Gupta (pronouns: he/him) is Associate Research Professor in Physics and Keystone Instructor in the A. J. Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.

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Christopher Gutierrez

Christopher Gutierrez is an assistant professor at the University of California – Los Angeles.

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Narbe Kalantarians

Narbe Kalantarians (aka Dr. K) received his Ph. D. at the University of Houston, with Dr. Ed Hungerford as his advisor.

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Ana Maria Rey

Dr. Ana Maria Rey obtained her bachelor’s degree in physics in 1999 from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Ana Laura Elías Arriaga

Ana Laura Elias joined Binghamton University as an Assistant Professor in 2020.

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Aaron J. Piña

Dr. Aaron J. Piña is a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at NASA Headquarters.

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William Ratcliff

Dr. William Ratcliff received his BSE in Engineering Physics from the University of Michigan in 1997 and his Ph.D. in Physics from Rutgers university in 2003.

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Wendell T. Hill, III

Wendell T. Hill, III holds the rank of Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, with appointments in the Institute for Physical Science and Technology and the Department of Physics, and is also a fellow of the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI).

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Jorge Gómez Tejeda Zañudo

Jorge Gómez Tejeda Zañudo is a postdoctoral researcher at the Cancer Program of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where he works under the supervision of Dr. Nikhil Wagle.

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Angela Hight Walker

Dr. Hight Walker is a senior scientist and project leader at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) whose research focuses on advancing optical spectroscopic techniques and specifically their applicability to characterize quantum nanomaterials. 

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Albert Rigosi

Dr. Rigosi is a Physicist in the Fundamental Electrical Measurements Group of the Quantum Measurement Division within the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) at NIST.

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Landry Horimbere

Landry (he/him/his) is a fourth-year experimental plasma physics graduate student at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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Steve Rolston

Steve Rolston received his B.S. from Wesleyan University and his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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Darwin Mendevil

Dr. Mendevil is currently teaching Physics and Earth and Space Science at Bowie High School.

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