Lab Members

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David Weld

Professor, Department of Physics

Contact

Phone: (805) 893-7634
Email: weld@physics.ucsb.edu
Office: Broida 4119

Education

Ph.D. in Physics, Stanford University, 2007.
B.A. in Physics, Harvard University, 1998.

Bio

David's research interests include quantum simulation of ultrafast phenomena, nonequilibrium quantum dynamics, Floquet band engineering, anyon synthesis, quasiperiodicity, and quantum metrology. He is the co-director of the Eddleman Center for Quantum Innovation, lead PI for the InTriQATe NRT and co-design lead for quantum simulation for the DOE Quantum Science Center.

Curriculum Vitae

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Toshihiko Shimasaki

Project Scientist

Contact

Email: toshi@physics.ucsb.edu

Bio

Toshi is a project scientist working mainly on the strontium experiment. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University, where he worked in the group of Dave DeMille on molecular assembly using laser-cooled atoms.

Xiao Chai

Postdoctoral Researcher

Contact

Email: xchai@ucsb.edu

Bio

Xiao is a postdoc working on the lithium experiment. He received his Ph.D. degree from Georgia Tech, where he did his thesis research about spinor gases in Chandra Raman's lab.

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Peter Dotti

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: p_dotti@physics.ucsb.edu

Bio

Peter is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB. He works on the strontium BEC experiment. As an undergraduate at UC Berkeley, he researched the development of water based scintillators with the Daya Bay Group at LBNL.

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Quinn Simmons

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: ethanqsimmons@gmail.com

Bio

Quinn is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB. He did undergraduate research on atom interferometry in the group of Holger Müller at Berkeley.

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Roshan Sajjad

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: rsajjad@physics.ucsb.edu

Bio

Roshan is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB. As an undergraduate at Carnegie Mellon, he interned at Tesla, working on design changes for the Powerwall.

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Jared Pagett

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: jpagett@ucsb.edu

Bio

Jared is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB.

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Jeremy Tanlimco

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: tanlimco@physics.ucsb.edu

Bio

Jeremy is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB. As an undergraduate at Yale, he designed and built monitoring software, vacuum chambers, laser systems, and high-current electronics for ultracold atom experiments in the Navon group.

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Eber Nolasco-Martinez

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: eber@ucsb.edu

Bio

Eber is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB. As an undergraduate at MIT he worked in the Ketterle group on the ultracold molecule experiment.

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Yifei Bai

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: yifeibai@ucsb.edu

Bio

Yifei is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB. As an undergraduate at University of Washington, he participated in the Eöt-Wash Gravity Group and Gupta‚Äôs Ultracold Atomic Group.

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Jeremy Estes

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: jestes@umail.ucsb.edu

Bio

Jeremy is a graduate student in Physics at UCSB. As an undergraduate at the University of Chicago he worked on building a cryogenic MOT in the Simon Lab. After working in the Acoustics and AV industry for a few years, he returned to the U of C as a research assistant to build an optical spectroscopy apparatus for investigating defect-center pairs in diamond, in the Bernien and High groups.

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Anna Dardia

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: adardia6948@gmail.com

Bio

Anna is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB. As an undergraduate at UChicago, she did research on ultrafast spectroscopy in the Engel Group.

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Madeleine Bow Jun Leibovitch

Graduate Student Researcher

Contact

Email: mbl@ucsb.edu

Bio

Madeleine is a graduate student in the physics department at UCSB. She attended Barnard College for her B.A. in physics, and worked at LBNL on neutrino detector R&D as an undergraduate intern, and in the Berkeley ATLAS group as a post-baccalaureate intern.

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Siddharth Mukherjee

Undergraduate Researcher

Contact

Email: smukherjee@ucsb.edu

Bio

Sidd is an undergraduate student in Physics at UCSB.

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Samyuktha Ramanan

Undergraduate Researcher

Contact

Email: sramanan@ucsb.edu

Bio

Samyuktha is an undergraduate student in Physics at UCSB.

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Xuanwei Liang

Undergraduate Researcher

Contact

Email: x_liang@ucsb.edu

Bio

Xuanwei is an undergraduate student in Physics at UCSB.

Former Lab Members

Ian Olivant
Esat Kondakci (PsiQuantum)
Hector Mas (Alcon)
Cora Fujiwara (postdoc, Thywissen group, University of Toronto)
Shankari Rajagopal (postdoc, Schleier-Smith group, Stanford University)
Kevin Singh (postdoc, Bernien group, University of Chicago)
Ruwan Senaratne (postdoc, Hulet group, Rice University)
Zach Geiger (HRL)
Eila Neuroth
Jack Pan
Alec Cao (Cambridge University, UC Boulder)
Max Prichard (Princeton)
Katya Weiss
Yi Zeng (Caltech)
James Chow (Yale)
Shuo Ma (Princeton)
Sean Frazier (Yale)
Morgan Brubaker (Stanford)
Jacob Hines (Stanford)
Ian Harley-Trochimczyk
Krutik Patel (University of Chicago)
Eli Wolf (Stanford)
Alan Long (UIUC)
Delia Gratta
Dylan Kennedy (UC Santa Cruz)
Anne Hébert (Harvard)
Vyacheslav Lebedev (Los Alamos)
Eric Corsini
Xiaofei Zhou (UC Berkeley)
Erica Mason (Harvard/MIT MEMP Program)
Erik Anciaux (UT Austin)
Ted Robinson
Andrew Ballin (UC Davis)
Cécile Carcy (Institut d'Optique)
Robert Salazar
Max Garber
Shura Kotlerman
Vincent Hirtzel
Ian Seabury
Benjamin Swan
Kyle Oja