Ph.D. Recipients (1957-2022)

The FSU HEP group has a long history of producing Ph.D. graduates that go on to a variety of careers. More than 100 former students hold a doctorate as a result of working with our group. Below is a list of our graduates and current information if known. (See below about how to help keep the list up to date.)

 

Name (Advisor) Year Current Position Thesis Web/Email
Frank Schwamb (Lannutti) 1963      
Laszlo Jamos Gutay (Lannutti) 1964 Purdue U. (emeritus)   (website)
Raymond Hunter (Lannutti) 1964 Los Alamos?    
Shrawan Kumar Tuli (Lannutti) 1964      
John Dockery (Lannutti) 1965      
Bruce Reynolds (Lannutti) 1966      
John O’Neall (Lannutti) 1967 retired   (website)
W. H. Sims (Lannutti) 1967      
Benjamin Harms (Lannutti) 1969 deceased, U. of Alabama   (website)
Craig Harrison (Lannutti) 1970      
Mary Mogge Hogan (Kretzschmar) 1970 Cal Poly Pomona (retired)   (website)
Babak Etemadi (Kimel) 1971 FAMU (retired)    
William Morris (Albright) 1973      
Richard Wieckowicz (Albright) 1973 Environmental Protection, Florida    
Charles Capps (Williams) 1975      
Nelson Pewitt (Hagopian) 1975 Venture Net Partners    
Dennis Wilkins (Hagopian) 1975 Mobile, Ala    
David Gluch (Kimel) 1976 St. Petersberg    
Paul Madden, Jr. (Albright) 1976 L-3 Communications Security and Detection Systems    
John Richey (Hagopian) 1976 Lockheed, Phoenix    
Norberto Ezquerra (Albright) 1978 Georgia Tech. Coll. of Computing    
Roger Parsons (Dirac) 1980      
Barbara Wind (Hagopian) 1980 NASA    
Farhang Amiri (Williams) 1981 Weber State Univesity (Emeritus)   (website)
Patrick Hays (Lannutti) 1982 Los Angeles, CA    
Charles Merrill Jenkins (Hagopian) 1982 U. of South Alabama   (website)
Glenn Sowell (Kimel) 1982      
R. Kent Clark (Diamond) 1983 U. of South Alabama (retired)   (website)
Paul Barlow (Hagopian) 1984      
Forest Davenport (Albright) 1984 U. of N. Carolina, Asheville (Emeritus)   (website)
Bruce Hellman (Dirac) ??? CIA    
John Piper (Hagopian) 1985 Panama City, FL    
David Reeves (Hagopian) 1985      
Roman Salvador (Duke) 1987      
Lewis Bergmann (Owens) 1989 Destin, FL    
Steve Black (Owens) 1989      
Paul Carter (Duke) 1989 Scientific Research Corp.   (website)
Claus Vohwinkel (Berg) 1989 Dresdener Bank/Frankfurt    
Kathleen Turner (Levinthal) 1989 U.S. Department of Energy    
R. Raju Voswamathan 1989      
Gianluigi Boca (Levinthal) 1990 University of Pavia   (website)
Amber Boehnlein (Hagopian) 1990 Jefferson Lab    
David Boehnlein (Hagopian) 1990 Science writer    
Lee Sawyer (Levinthal) 1991 Louisiana Tech. U. (faculty)   (email)
Ramon Villanova (Berg) 1991 Universitat Pompeu Fabra (faculty)   (website)
Herman White (Hagopian) 1991 Fermilab    
Peter Williams (Duke) 1991      
Jonas Berlin (Heller/Duke) 1992 AlixPartners    
Markus Klomfass (Heller/Duke) 1992      
Bobby Bailey (Owens) 1993 U. of Maryland in South Korea    
Balasubramanian Krishnan (Berg) 1993 CEO Nuveda Learning   (website)
Mark Goforth (Wahl) 1995 Goforth Scientific, Inc., CEO   (website)
Robert Madden (Wahl) 1995      
Chi-Hao Chen (Baer) 1995      
Ray Munroe (Baer) 1996 Tallahassee (deceased)    
Chris Shaffer (Hagopian/Linn) 1997 New York, NY    
Guoliang Wang (Blessing/Hagopian) 1997 Lucent, Chicago, IL    
Michal Brhlik (Baer) 1997      
Dan Karmgard (Hagopians) 1999 U. Notre Dame    
Richard Cavanaugh (Wahl) 1999 U. Illinois Chicago/Fermilab   (website)
Jeff McDonald (Prosper) 1999 U. of Minnesota    
Pamela Quintana (Baer) 2000 Spring Hill College     (website)
Chris Fink (Owens) 2001 JRM Technologies    
Brian Connolly (Wahl/Prosper) 2002 Cincinnati Children's Hospital thesis (website)
Alexander Velytsky (Berg) 2004 City Bank New York thesis  
Tadas Krupovnikas (Baer) 2004 Shell Oil Company thesis  
Jorge O'Farrill (Baer/Prosper) 2004 NASA, Huntsville, AL thesis  
Daniel Auto (Baer) 2004   thesis  
Chris Jackson (Reina) 2005 Cincinnati Reds thesis  
Jose Lazoflores (Hagopian) 2006 Credit Suisse thesis  
Azar Mustafayev (Baer) 2006 U.S. Bank thesis  
Sinjini Sengupta (Blessing) 2006 Texas A&M U. thesis (website)
Alexei Bazavov (Berg) 2007 Michigan State U. thesis (website)
Eun-Kyung Park (Baer) 2007 Hokkaido U. thesis  
Fernando Febres-Cordero (Reina) 2007 Florida State University thesis (website)
Daekwang Kau (Prosper) 2007 Pennsylvania thesis  
Suharyo Sumowidagdo (Adams) 2008 Indonesia Institute of Science thesis (website)
Edgar Carrera (Prosper) 2008 Boston U./Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador thesis (website)
Heaya Summy (Baer) 2008 Oklahoma U. thesis  
Dan Duggan (Wahl) 2009 Goldman Sachs thesis  
Tzvetalina Stavreva (Owens) 2009 Self-employed thesis  
Paolo Rottmann (Reina) 2011 Civey, software contractor thesis  
Sergei Gleyzer (Hagopian) 2011 U. Alabama thesis (website)
Ben Thayer (Reina) 2012 U.S. Navy thesis  
Trang Hoang (Blessing) 2012 University of Science, HCMC thesis  
Christopher Duston (Reina) 2012 Merrimack College thesis (website)
Hao Wu (Berg) 2012 Cloudeeva, Inc. thesis  
Karoline Köpp (Okui) 2013 Infineon Technologies AG thesis  
Jeff Haas (Prosper) 2013 Koa Hills Consulting thesis  
Joseph Bochenek (Prosper) 2013 University of Cape Town thesis  
Heribertus Bayu Hartanto (Reina) 2013 U. of Cambridge thesis (website)
Venkatesh Veeraraghavan (Adams) 2013 Iowa State U. thesis  
Nobuo Sato (Owens) 2014 Jefferson Lab thesis  
David Westmark (Owens) 2015 U. of South Alabama thesis (website)
Jordon Adams (Askew) 2015 Institute for Defense Analyses thesis  
Brendan Diamond (Adams) 2015 Howard Community College thesis  
Ajeeta Khatiwada (Askew/Blessing) 2016 Los Alamos National Lab thesis  
Sam Bein (Prosper) 2016 U. Hamburg thesis  
Arka Santra (Askew) 2016 Weizmann Institute of Science thesis  
Andrew Kenjiro Ackert (Adams) 2017 Applied Physics Laboratory thesis  
Steven Honeywell (Reina) 2017   thesis  
David Clarke (Berg) 2018 U. of Utah thesis  
Arash Yunesi (Okui) 2019 Michigan State U. thesis  
Daniel Diaz (Kolberg) 2020 U. California San Diego thesis  
Diogenes Figueroa (Reina) 2021 OpenAI thesis  
Redwan Habibullah (Yohay) 2022 Intel thesis  
De-lin (Mac) Xiong (Askew) 2022 Nikon thesis  
Suho Kim (Kolberg) 2022      
Vazha Loladze (Okui) 2023 Oxford U.    

 

Note to former FSU HEP students: please send updated information to T. Adams.

Created Sep. 1, 2010 - TA, modified July 12, 2024 - TA