Current Group Members
Andrea J. Liu
Hepburn Professor of Physics
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Ph.D., Cornell University (1989)
B.A., University of California, Berkeley (1984)
ajliu@physics.upenn.edu
Daniel Sussman
Postdoctoral fellow also working with Tom Lubensky
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2012)
B.A., Williams College (2007)
dsussman at sas dot upenn dot edu
Kevin Chiou
Postdoctoral fellow
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara (2012)
B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2006)
kchiou at sas dot upenn dot edu
Natalie Arkus
Postdoctoral fellow also working with Randy Kamien
and Tom Lubensky
Ph.D., Harvard University (2009)
S.M., Harvard University (2005)
M.S., Columbia University (2004)
B.A., Columbia University (2003)
narkus at post dot harvard dot edu
Carl Goodrich
Graduate student
B.S., Syracuse University (2009)
cpgoodri at sas dot upenn dot edu
Sam Schoenholz
Graduate student
B.A., Swarthmore College (2010)
schsam at sas dot upenn dot edu
Louis Kang
Graduate student also working with Tom Lubensky
B.A., Harvard University (2009)
lkang at mail dot med dot upenn dot edu
Former Group Members
Edward Banigan
Ph.D., 2013
Thesis: "Statistical physical models of cellular motility"
Now at Northwestern University
Oleg Kogan
Post-doctoral fellow
2010-2012
Now at Cornell University
Xiaoming Mao
Post-doctoral fellow with Tom Lubensky
2008-2012
Now at University of Michigan
Timon Idema
Post-doctoral fellow also working with Phil Nelson and Tom Lubensky
2010-2012
Now at Delft University of Technology
Gareth Alexander
Post-doctoral fellow with Randy Kamien
2008-2011
Now at University of Warwick
Anton Souslov
Ph.D., 2011 with Tom Lubensky
Thesis: "Soft lattices"
Now at Georgia Institue of Technology
Wouter Ellenbroek
Post-doctoral fellow
2007-2010
Now at Eindhoven University of Technology
Tom Haxton
Ph.D., 2010
Thesis: "Jamming phase diagram, effective temperature, and heterogeneous dynamics of model glass-forming liquids"
Now at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Michael Schmiedeberg
Post-doctoral fellow
2009-2010
Now at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Ning Xu
Post-doctoral fellow also working with Sidney R. Nagel
2005-2009
Now at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Vincenzo Vitelli
Post-doctoral fellow also working with Tom Lubensky and Randy Kamien
2006-2009
Now at Universiteit Leiden
Yair Shokef
Post-doctoral fellow with Tom Lubensky
2006-2008
Now at Tel-Aviv University
Kun-Chun Lee
Ph.D., 2008
Thesis: "Controlling the morphology of the f-actin cytoskeleton: a simulation study"
Now at University of California, Davis
Glenna Z. Sowa
Ph.D., 2006
Thesis: "Phase behavior of f-actin"
Amelia M. Lapeña
Ph.D., 2005
Jennifer M. Schwarz
Post-doctoral fellow 2003-2005
Now at Syracuse University
Ajay Gopinathan
Post-doctoral fellow 2003-2004
Now at University of California, Merced
Leo Silbert
Post-doctoral fellow 2002-2005
Now at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Itamar Borukhov
Post-doctoral fellow 2000-2003
Now at Compugen Ltd.
Corey S. O'Hern
Post-doctoral fellow 1999-2002
Now at Yale University
Ian K. Ono
Ph.D., 2002
Catherine Barentin
Post-doctoral fellow 1999-2000
Now at Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
Bae-Yeun Ha
Post-doctoral fellow 1996-1999
Now at Waterloo University, Ontario, Canada
James Donley
Post-doctoral fellow 1995-1997
Now at Center for Naval Analyses