MIT Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics

Lists of Current, Incoming and Former Fellows


Pappalardo Fellows in Physics: 2016-2017 Academic Year

Rachel Carr, 2016-19 Experimental Nuclear & Particle Physics
Richard Fletcher, 2016-19 Atomic Physics
Jeongwan Haah, 2013-16 Quantum Information Theory
Or Hen, 2015-18 Experimental Nuclear & Particle Physics
Itamar Kimchi, 2015-18 Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Carl Rodriguez, 2016-19 Theoretical Astrophysics
Benjamin Safdi, 2014-17 Theoretical High Energy Physics
Inti Sodemann Villadiego,
2014-17
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Inna Vishik, 2013-16
Condensed Matter Experiment
Taritree Wongjirad, 2014-17 Experimental Nuclear & Particle Physics
Sanfeng Wu, 2016-19 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Pappalardo Fellows in Physics: 2017-2020 Incoming Fellows

To be posted in early 2017.

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Pappalardo Fellows in Physics: Former Fellows

Mustafa Amin (2008-2011)
Assistant Professor of Physics, Rice University
Theoretical Astrophysics
James Battat (2008-2011)
Assistant Professor of Physics, Wellesley College
Experimental Astrophysics; 
Experimental Nuclear & Particle Physics
Guy Bunin (2013-2016)
Technion: Israel Institute of Technology
Biophysics & Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
Paul Chesler (2009-2012)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Nuclear and Particle Theory
Hugh Churchill (2012-2015)
Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Arkansas
Condensed Matter Experiment
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)
Associate Professor of Physics, MIT
Biophysics
Ilya Gruzberg
Professor of Physics, Ohio State University
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Matthew Headrick
Associate 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
Yoav Lahini (2012-15)
Research Associate, Harvard University
Experimental Soft-Matter Theory
Benjamin Lane
Principal 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)
Assistant Professor of Physics, Ohio State University
Experimental Astrophysics
Karen Michaeli (2010-13)
Senior Scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Michael L. Miller
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Physics,University of Washington
Experimental Particle Physics
Jocelyn Monroe
Professor of Physics, University of London, Royal Holloway
Dark Matter and Neutrino Physics
Duff Neill (2012-15)
Director's Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(as of 8/31/2016)
Quantum Field Theory
J. Michael Niczyporuk
Management Consultant, Washington, DC
Particle Theory
Yusuke Nishida (2008-2011)
Associate Professor of Physics,Tokyo Institute of Technology
Nuclear & Particle Theory
Carlos Nunez
Professor, University of Swansea, Wales
Quantum Field Theory and String Theory
Robert Penna (2013-2016)
Postdoc, Columbia University
Theoretical Astrophysics
Silviu Pufu (2011-2014)
Assistant Professor of Physics, Princeton University
String Theory
Katherine Rawlins
Department Chair & Associate Professor of Physics, University of Alaska, Anchorage
Gravitational-wave Astronomy
Paola Rebusco (2007-2010)
Physics Lecturer & Academic Officier, MIT Experimental Study Group
Plasma Astrophysics
Gabriella Sciolla
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)
Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Michigan
Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics
Meng Su (2012-2015) Theoretical Astrophysics
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
Biophysics
Simona Vegetti (2010-2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik
Theoretical Astrophysics
Ashvin Vishwanath
Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Fa Wang (2009-2012)
Associate Professor, Peking University, International Center for Quantum Materials
Hard Condensed Matter Theory
Haruki Watanabe (2015-2016)
Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Tokyo, Japan
Hard Condensed Matter Theory; Theoretical Nuclear & Particle Physics
Olivia White
Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company
Soft Condensed Matter Theory
Andrea Young (2011-14)
Assistant Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

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