People

Group Leader

Photograph of Professor Igor Jovanovic

Igor Jovanovic

Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Professor of Applied Physics
Adjunct Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Penn State University
Visiting Professor of Physics, University of Osijek
B.S. University of Zagreb (1997)
M.S. University of Zagreb (1997)
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (2001)

 

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Manish Sharma

B.S. Z.H. College of Engineering and Technology (2009)
M.S. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (2011)
Ph.D. Missouri University of Science and Technology (2016)

Milos Burger

B.S./M.S. University of Belgrade (2010)
Ph.D. University of Belgrade (2015)

 

Graduate Students

Andrew Wilhelm

B.S. United States Military Academy - West Point (2008)

David Fobar

B.S. United States Military Academy - West Point (2010)

Felicia Sutanto

B.S. University of California, Berkeley (2016)
DOE NEUP fellow

Jason Nattress

B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2012)
M.S. Penn State University (2015)
Nonproliferation International Safeguards Graduate Fellow

Kevin Xu

B.S. University of Michigan (2015)

Kristofer Ogren

B.S. Middlebury College (2012)
Fulbright Scholar

Lauren Finney

B.S. University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2017)

Patrick Skrodzki

B.S. Purdue University (2016)

Tan Shi

B.S./M.S. INSA de Lyon, France (2014)
M.S. Penn State University (2016)

Terrence Nolan

B.S. United States Military Academy - West Point (2008)

Tingshiuan Wu

B.S. University of Utah (2017)

Xuan Xiao

B.S. Dalian University of Technology, China (2012)
M.S. Beijing University, China (2015)
M.S. Penn State University (2017)

 

Undergraduate Students

Ian Baughman

 

Recent PhD Graduates

 

Alumni (graduate students and postdocs)

Johnathon Koglin (graduate student)
B.S. University of Michigan (2011)
M.S. University of Michigan (2012)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2017)
staff scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Kyle Wilhelm (graduate student)
B.S. United States Military Academy – West Point (2008)
M.S. Missouri University of Science & Technology (2013)
M.S. Penn State University (2017)
instructor at United States Military Academy – West Point

Scott Wandel (graduate student)
B.S. Penn State University (2011)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2016)
research scientist at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Kyle Hartig (graduate student)
B.S. Oregon State University (2011)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2016)
Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Isaac Ghebregziaber (postdoc)
Ph.D. University of Delaware (2008)

Michael Mayer (postdoc)
Ph.D. Old Dominion University (2013)
postdoc at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Phylis Ko (graduate student)
B.S. Rudgers University (2010)
M.S. Penn State University (2012)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2015)
nuclear scientist at U.S. Air Force

Ed Cazalas (graduate student)
B.S. Penn State University (2007)
M.S. Oregon State University (2009)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2015)
Stanton Fellow at RAND Corporation and postdoc at Air Force Institute of Technology

Ming-wei Lin (graduate student and postdoc)
B.S. National Tsinghua University (2002)
M.S. National Tsinghua University (2004)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2015)
Assistant Professor at National Tsinghua University, Taiwan

Bryan Morgan (graduate student)
B.S. Washington State University (2004)
M.S. Penn State University (2015)
program manager with Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Yanchun Yin (graduate student)
B.S. Shandong University, China (2007)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2014)
postdoc at College of Optics & Photonics, University of Central Florida

Michael Foxe (graduate student)
B.S. University of California, Berkeley (2008)
M.S. Purdue University (2010)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2013)
staff scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Jessica McNutt (graduate student)
B.S. University of North Carolina (2010)
M.S. Penn State University (2014)
Modeling and Simulations Engineer, Engility Corp.

Guibao Xu (postdoc)
Ph.D. Shandong University, China (2006)
research scientist at KLA-Tencor

Abdurahim Rakman (postdoc)
Ph.D. Syracuse University (2011)
research scientist at University of Tennessee / Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Amol Patil (postdoc)
Ph.D. Missouri University of Science and Technology (2010)
research scientist at Canberra Industries, Inc.

Ozhan Koybasi (postdoc)
Ph.D. Purdue University (2011)
research scientist at SINTEF, Norway

Zun (Andy) Huang (graduate student)
B.S., Tsinghua University (2008)
M.S., Purdue University (2009)
Ph.D. student at Purdue University

Doug French (graduate student)
B.S. Purdue University (2008)
M.S. Purdue University (2009)
engineer at Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory

Josh Walter (postdoc)
Ph.D., Purdue University (2007)
Program Manager/Patent Engineer at TerraPower