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Associate Professor

Adrian Del Maestro

Adrian Del Maestro

     
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Adrian received his PhD in 2008 from the Department of Physics at Harvard University under the supervision of Subir Sachdev. Afterward, he performed postdoctoral research at the University of British Columbia and the Institute for Quantum Matter located at Johns Hopkins University.

Detailed professional and biographical information can be found in his CV.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Hatem Barghathi

Dr. Hatem Barghathi


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Postdoctoral Researcher (2016 - )
Entanglement in quantum liquids and gases

Dr. Barghathi received his PhD in 2016 from the Missouri University of Science and Technology under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Vojta where his thesis was on Unconvential Phase Transitions in Random Systems. His work can be found on Google Scholar, ResearchGate or the arXiv.

Graduate Students

Emanuel Casiano-Diaz

Emanuel Casiano-Diaz

   
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Physics MS Student (2016 - )
Fluctuation entanglement in quantum liquids

Ben Himberg

Ben Himberg

 
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Physics MS Student (2014 - )
Path Integral Monte Carlo on GPUs

Nathan Nichols

Nathan Nichols

   
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Materials Science PhD Student (2014 - )
Adsorption and low dimensional superfluidity

Undergraduate Students

Renee Beneski

Renee Beneski

 

Physics Undergraduate Researcher (2016 - )
Wetting on graphene

High School Researchers

Reeve Flynn

Reeve Flynn

 

Summer Research Intern (2016)
Helium-helium interaction potential


Alumni

Former Postdoctoral Researchers

Chris Herdman

Dr. Chris Herdman

Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Quantum Computing
Assistant Professor of Physics at Middlebury

Postdoctoral researcher 2012-2014
QMC calculations of the chemical potential in helium-4
Rényi entanglement entropy in path integral QMC

Former Graduate Students

Dan Burrill

Dan Burrill

Ph.D. student at University of Pittsburgh, Computational & Theoretical Chemistry Program

Physics MS Student (2012 - 2015)
DFT studies of dilute 1d metal phthalocyanine chains

Max Graves

Max Graves

Lab Manager, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of Vermont

Materials Science MS Student (2012 - 2014)
Path Integral Quantum Monte Carlo Study of Coupling and Proximity Effects in Superfluid Helium-4

Former Undergraduate Students

 Dan Allman

Dan Allman

Ph.D. student in Physics at Dartmouth University

Physics Undergraduate Researcher : (2013 - 2014)
Exact diagonalization of interacting bosons in the spatial continuum

Joshuah Heath

Joshuah Heath

Ph.D. student in Physics at Boston College

Physics Undergraduate Researcher : (2013 - 2015)
Two dimensional dipolar bosons

Kyle Robertson

Kyle Robertson

Worldcom Exchange Incorporated
MSc student in the Krich Group at the University of Ottawa

Honors College Undergraduate Researcher : (2013 - 2015)
Superfluids confined in folded sheet mesoporous materials

Bohdan Kulchytskyy

Bohdan Kulchytskyy

Ph.D. student in Physics at the University of Waterloo

Undergraduate Researcher : (2012-2013) co-advised with Guillaume Gervais at McGill University.
Dimensional crossover in helium-4 filled nanopores

Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell

Ph.D. student at Northwestern University, Materials Science Program

UVM Complex Materials REU Student, Funded by NSF DMR-1062966 (Summer 2013)
Lennard-Jones potential in elliptical nanopores and quantum Monte Carlo Optimization

Andrea Rommal

Andrea Rommal

UVM Complex Materials REU Student, Funded by NSF DMR-1062966 (Summer 2012)
Finite Size Corrections to the Chemical Potential in Helium-4

Evan Border

Evan Border

Honors College Undergraduate Student (2011-2012)
Quantum Nanofluidics in Helium-4

Ben Ponedel

Ben Ponedel

PhD Student at UC Berkeley

Materials Science REU Student (Summer 2011)
Johns Hopkins University
Report: One Dimensional Bosons and Quantum Monte Carlo: A Luttinger Liquid Model

Former High School Researchers

Jacquelyn Moreno

Jacquelyn Moreno

High School Research Intern (2015)
Helium adsorption on nanographene