Areas of Specialization:
Laser Cooling and Trapping of Neutral Atoms Ultracold atoms in Optical Lattices
Honors and awards:
2008 Finalist DAMOP thesis prize of the American Physical Society
2006 Martin Deutsch Prize For Excellence in Experimental Physics, MIT
2005 OSA New Focus/Bookham Student Award
Laser Cooling and Trapping Group
(2009-Present) Physicist, NIST,
Fellow of the NIST/Univ. of Maryland
Joint Quantum Institute and
Adjunct Professor of Physics, University of Maryland.
(2007-2009) NRC postdoctoral fellow, JILA.
2006 Ph.D., Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2001 B.A., Physics