MIT Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics

Lists of Current, Incoming and Former Fellows

Pappalardo Fellows in Physics: 2013-2014 Academic Year

Dr. Guy Bunin, 2013-16 Biophysics & Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
Dr. Hugh Churchill, 2012-15 Condensed Matter Experiment
Dr. Jeongwan Haah, 2013-16 Quantum Information Theory
Dr. Yoav Lahini, 2012-15 Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Dr. Duff Neill, 2012-15 Quantum Field Theory
Dr. Robert Penna, 2013-16 Theoretical Astrophysics
Mr. Benjamin Safdi, 2014-17 High Energy Theoretical Physics
Mr. Inti Sodeman, 2014-17 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Dr. Meng Su, 2012-15 Theoretical Astrophysics
Dr. Inna Vishik, 2013-16
Condensed Matter Experiment
Mr. Taritree Wongjirad,, 2014-17 Experimental Nuclear & Particle Physics
Dr. Andrea Young, 2011-14 Condensed Matter Experiment

Pappalardo Fellows in Physics: 2015-2018 Incoming Fellows

To be announced in January 2015.  


Pappalardo Fellows in Physics: Former Fellows

Mustafa Amin (2008-2011)
Kavli Fellow, Kavli Institute for Cosmology at University of Cambridge
Theoretical Astrophysics
James Battat (2008-2011)
Assistant Professor of Physics, Bryn Mawr College
Experimental Astrophysics; 
Experimental Nuclear & Particle Physics
Paul Chesler (2009-2012)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Nuclear and Particle Theory
Marija Drndic
Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Physical Chemistry, Nanoscience
Henriette Elvang
Associate Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Theoretical High Energy Physics (gravity, quantum field theory, supersymmetry, string theory)
Michael (Misha) Fogler
Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Joshua Folk
Associate Professor of Physics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Margaret Gardel
Associate Professor of Physics, University of Chicago
Experimental Biophysics
Jeff Gore (2007-2010)
Assistant Professor of Physics, MIT
Ilya Gruzberg
Associate Professor of Physics, University of Chicago
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Matthew Headrick
Assistant Professor of Physics, Brandeis University
String Theory (quantum field theory, general relativity, geometry)
Walter Hofstetter
Professor of Physics, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
David Hsieh (2009-2012)
Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology
Condensed Matter Experiment
Nitya Kallivayalil (2007-2010)
Assistant Professor, University of Virginia
Experimental Astrophysics
David Kaplan
Assistant Professor Physics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Experimental Astrophysics
David Kielpinski
Professor of Physics, Griffith University, Australia
Quantum Computing and Atomic Physics
Kirill Korolev (2010-13)
Assistant Professor in Department of Physics and Program in Bioinformatics, Boston University
Soft Condensed Matter Theory; Biophysics
Benjamin Lane
Senior Research Scientist, Draper Laboratory
Experimental Astrophysics
Lu Li (2008-2011)
Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Condensed Matter Experimental Physics
Laura Lopez (2011-2014)
Experimental Astrophysics
Karen Michaeli (2010-13) Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Michael Miller
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Physics,University of Washington
Experimental Particle Physics
Jocelyn Monroe
Assistant Professor of Physics, MIT
Dark Matter and Neutrino Physics
J. Michael Niczyporuk
Management Consultant, Washington, DC
Yusuke Nishida (2008-2011)
Associate Professor of Physics,Tokyo Institute of Technology
Nuclear & Particle Theory
Carlos Nunez
Lecturer [Assistant Professor], University of Swansea, Wales
Quantum Field Theory and String Theory
Silviu Pufu (2011-2014)
Assistant Professor of Physics, Princeton University
String Theory
Katherine Rawlins
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Alaska, Anchorage
Gravitational-wave Astronomy
Paola Rebusco (2007-2010)
Physics Lecturer, MIT Experimental Study Group
Plasma Astrophysics
Gabriella Sciolla
Associate Professor of Physics, Brandeis University
Experimental High Energy Physics
Robert Simcoe
Associate Professor of Physics, MIT
Experimental Astrophysics
Marin Soljačić
Professor of Physics, MIT
Hard Condensed Matter Theory;
Joshua Spitz (2011-2014) Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics
Jacob Taylor
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Atomic Physics Division, NIST; and NIST/UMD Joint Quantum Institute
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
David Tong
Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
Quantum Field Theory, String Theory, Solitons, Cosmology
Arpita Upadhyaya
Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Maryland
Simona Vegetti (2010-2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Theoretical Astrophysics
Ashvin Vishwanath
Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Fa Wang (2009-2012)
Associate Professor, International Center for Quantum Materials, Peking University
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Olivia White
Associate, McKinsey & Company