People

Group Leader

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)
DHS Graduate Fellow

Johnathon Koglin

B.S. University of Michigan (2011)
M.S. University of Michigan (2012)
DHS Graduate Fellow
Livermore Graduate Scholar

Kevin Xu

B.S. University of Michigan (2015)

Kristofer Ogren

B.S. Middlebury College (2012)
Fulbright Scholar

Kyle Wilhelm

B.S. United States Military Academy - West Point (2008)
M.S. Missouri University of Science & Technology (2013)
M.S. Penn State University (2017)

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

 

 

Recent PhD Graduates

 

Alumni (graduate students and postdocs)

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

Kyle Hartig (graduate student)
B.S. Oregon State University (2011)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2016)
currently postdoc at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Assistant Professor, University of Florida (from Jan 2017)

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

Michael Mayer (postdoc)
Ph.D. Old Dominion University (2013)
currently 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)
currently 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)
currently Stanton Fellow at RAND Corporation

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)
currently Assistant Professor at National Tsinghua University, Taiwan

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

Yanchun Yin (graduate student)
B.S. Shandong University, China (2007)
Ph.D. Penn State University (2014)
currently 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)
currently staff scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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