People

Monika Schleier-Smith is an assistant professor in the Physics Department at Stanford.

Gregory Bentsen (graduate student, Physics) received his B.S. in Physics & Mathematics from the University of Rochester in 2011. Before coming to Stanford, he attended Cambridge University as a Cambridge Overseas Trust Scholar to complete Part III of the Mathematical Tripos. He holds an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Tori Borish (graduate student, Applied Physics) is a 2012 graduate of Williams College and an NSF Graduate Research Fellow. Her past research includes experimental work in quantum imaging in the group of Anton Zeilinger (University of Vienna). She is also a member of the U.S. National Orienteering Team!

Michelle Chong (undergraduate researcher) is a student at the University of Chicago. She joined us through the Leadership Alliance Summer Research Program.

Eric Cooper (graduate student, Physics) graduated from Pomona College in 2018, receiving the American Physical Society’s Leroy Apker Award for his outstanding undergraduate research. Eric holds an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Emily Davis (graduate student, Physics) arrived at Stanford in the fall of 2013. She received B.S. degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering / Computer Science from MIT in 2012. Before coming to Stanford, Emily spent a year as a visiting researcher at the LMU Munich. Emily is a recipient of graduate fellowships from the Hertz Foundation and National Science Foundation.

Simon Evered (undergraduate researcher, 2017 - present).

Jacob Hines (graduate student, Applied Physics) received his B.S. in Physics from UC Santa Barbara in the College of Creative Studies program in 2016. At UCSB, he conducted his senior thesis research in the Weld Lab. Jacob holds a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship.

Lukas Homeier (visiting student researcher, 2017 - 2018) received his Bachelor's degree from the LMU Munich in 2017. He is a recipient of the Bavarian Max Weber Fellowship.

Ognjen Marković (graduate student, Physics) received B.A. and M.Sci. degrees in physics from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 2015. He has previously conducted research at the Weizmann Institute and in the group of Zoran Hadzibabic at Cambridge. Throughout his time at university, Ognjen also taught and mentored gifted high school students in the physics program at the Petnica Science Center in Serbia.

Avikar Periwal (graduate student, Physics) received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Caltech in 2018, minoring in Computer Science.

Nicole Ticea (undergraduate researcher).

Katherine Van Kirk (undergraduate researcher).