KIPAC Alumni

Former Faculty

  • Stefan Funk
    • Full Professor, University of Erlangen, Germany 

Former Staff

  • Debbie Bard
    • big data architect in NERSC's Data and Analytics group
  • Gregory Dubois-Felsmann
    • Scientific Research Senior, Caltech
  • Gary Godfrey
    • retired
  • Johnny Ng
  • Kimberly Palladino
    • Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Anita Reimer
    • Associate Professor, ITP
  • Olaf Reimer
    • Professor, University Innsbruck
  • Eduardo do Couto e Silva
    • Senior Advisor, International Affairs, Coordinator of Innovation Committee and Embrapii Unit - Biomass at CNPEM

Former Postdocs

  • Markus Ackermann
    • Staff Scientist, DESY
  • Marco Ajello
    • Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley
  • Shizuka Akiyama
  • Andrea Albert
    • Marie Curie Distinguished Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Mark Allen
  • Marcelo Alvarez
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, CITA
  • Hong Jun An
    • Faculty, Chungbuk National University, South Korea
  • Raul Angulo de la Fuente
    • Staff Scientist, Centro de Estudios de Fisica del Cosmos de Aragon
  • Ted Baltz
    • Google
  • Matteo Barnabe
    • DARK/NBIA Fellowship, Dark Cosmology Centre and the Niels Bohr International Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Matthew Becker
    • Senior Data Scientist, Civis Analytics
  • Peter Behroozi
    • Hubble Fellow, UC Berkeley
  • Silvia Bonoli
    • Staff Scientist, Centro de Estudios de Fisica del Cosmos de Aragon
  • Melanie Bowden
    • Private industry
  • Marusa Bradac
    • Associate Professor, UC Davis
  • Daniel Brandt
  • Rolf Buehler
    • Staff Scientist, DESY
  • Michael Busha
    • Data Scientist, Elastica
  • Jennifer Carson
    • Physics Professor, Occidental College
  • Chao Chang
  • Teddy Cheung
    • NASA/Goddard Fellowship
  • Johann Cohen-Tanugi
    • Physicist, CNRS-UM2
  • Jodi Cooley-Sekula
    • Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University
  • Luigi Costamante
    • Postdoc, Università di Perugia
  • Carlos Cunha
    • Senior Data Scientist, Bosch
  • Alis Deason
    • University Research Fellow, Royal Society
  • Peter den Hartog
    • Co-founder & Chief Scientific Officer at HAL24K
  • Kiruthika Devaraj
    • RF/Microwave Engineer and Radio Astronomer, Planet Labs
  • William East
    • Director's Fellow, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
  • Teruaki Enoto
    • Associate Professor, Kyoto University
  • Andres Escala
    • Assistant Professor, Universidad de Chile
  • Anna Franckowiak
    • Postdoc, DESY/Zeuthen
  • Andrei Frolov
    • Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University
  • Steven Fuerst
    • Private industry
  • Amy Furniss
    • Assistant Professor at Cal State University, East Bay
  • Stefan Funk
    • Associate Professor, Stanford University
  • Brian Gerke
    • Senior Scientific Engineering Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Jonathan Granot
    • Senior Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire (permanent position)
  • Daniel Green
    • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
  • Ming Feng Gu
    • Managing Director, Alliance Bernstein
  • Oliver Hahn
    • Professor, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur/Université de Nice
  • Masaaki Hayashida
    • Project Assistant Professor, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo
  • Stephen Healey
    • Project Scientist, Department of Defense
  • Mark Hertzberg
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT
  • Stefan Hilbert
    • Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institut für Astrophysik, Garching, Germany
  • Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo
    • Assistant Professor, University of Montreal
  • Wynn Ho
    • Research Fellow, University of Southampton
  • Patrick Ingraham
    • Calibration Hardware Scientist, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
  • Yoshiyuki Inoue
  • Saurabh Jha
    • Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
  • Tobias Jogler
    • Postdoc, Erlangen University
  • Junichiro Katsuta
  • Stelios Kazantzidis
    • Long-Term Fellow, Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics at the Ohio State University
  • Ryan Keisler
    • Physicist, Data Scientist, Descartes Labs
  • Matthew Kerr
    • Office of the Chief Executive Postdoctoral Fellow in the Astronomy & Space Science Division, CSIRO
  • Daniel Kocevski
    • NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow, Goddard Space Flights Center
  • Yu Lu
    • Postdoctoral Researcher,  Carnegie Observatories
  • Maxim Lyutikov
    • Assistant Professor, Purdue University
  • Dmitry Malyshev
    • Research Scientist, University of Erlangen
  • Francesco Massaro
    • Research Associate at Yale University
  • Jonathan McKinney
    • Professor, University of Maryland at College Park
  • Philipp Mertsch
    • Assistant Professor, Niels Bohr International Academy, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
  • Simona Murgia
    • Assistant Professor, University of California at Irvine
  • Krzysztof Nalewajko
    • Tenure-track position, Copernicus Center in Warsaw, Poland
  • Walter Ogburn
    • Apple Computer
  • Masamune Oguri
    • Assistant Professor, Research Center for the Early Universe, University of Tokyo
  • Jeff Oishi
    • Research Scientist, American Museum of Natural History, New York
  • Akira Okumura
    • Experimental Cosmic-ray Physicist, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University, Japan
  • David Paneque
    • Tenure-track, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institute)
  • John Peterson
    • Assistant Professor, Purdue University
  • Dmitry Prokhorov
    • Postdoc, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik
  • David Rapetti
    • DARK Fellowship, Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute of the University of Copenhagen
  • Kevin Reil
    • Experimental Physicist, SLAC
  • Masao Sako
    • Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
  • Miguel Sanchez-Conde
    • Postdoc, Stockholm University - Oskar Klein Centre for Cosmo Particle Physics
  • Tim Schrabback
    • Research Associate, Argelander Institute for Astronomy, University of Bonn
  • Marina Shmakova
    • Senior Data Scientist, Sideband Networks
  • Neelima Sehgal
    • Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University
  • Aurora Simionescu
    • JAXA International Top Young Fellow, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  • Jack Singal
    • Assistant Professor, University of Richmond
  • Sam Skillman
    • Computational Scientist, Descartes Labs, Inc. 
  • Anatoly Spitkovsky
    • Assistant Professor, Princeton University
  • Lukasz Stawarz
    • International Fellow, JAXA/ISAS
    • Assistant Professor, Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University
  • Louis Strigari
    • Assistant Professor, Texas A&M
  • Mutsumi Sugizaki
    • Physicist, RIKEN
  • Anna Szostek
    • Data Scientist/R&D Engineer, Probayes
  • Takaaki Tanaka
    • Assistant Professor, Kyoto University
  • Kathleen Thompson
    • Scientific Consultant
  • Luigi Tibaldo
    • Postdoc, Max Planck Institut fur Kernphysik,  Heidelberg, Germany
  • Wing To
    • Lecturer, California State University, Stanislaus
  • Jamie Tolan
  • Yasunobu Uchiyama
    • Associate Professor, Rikkyo University
  • Justin Vandenbroucke
    • Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin
  • Adam Van Etten
    • Research Scientist, In-Q-Tel
  • Anj von der Linden
    • Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University
  • Norbert Werner
  • Leif Wilden
    • Software Engineer, Google
  • Christopher Williams
    • Associate, Exponent Engineering and Scientific Consulting
  • Nadia Zakamska
    • Assistant Professor, John Hopkins University
  • Weiqun Zhang
    • Postdoc Fellow, New York University

Former Graduate Students

  • Akshit Aggarwal
  • Mustafa Amin
    • Kavli Fellow, Cambridge
  • Richard Anantua
    • CA Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Karl Andersson
    • DigitalRoute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Douglas Applegate
    • Postdoc,  Argelander-Institut für Astronomie, University of Bonn
  • Keith Bechtol
    • Fellow, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) at University of Chicago
  • Bijan Berenji
    • Postdoc, UC Irvine
  • Aurelien Bouvier
    • Systems Characterization Engineer,  InVisage Technologies, Inc.
  • Chihway Chang
    • Postdoc, ETH Zürich
  • Anirban Chatterjee
  • Daniel Chavez-Clemente
    • Intel, Industrial Robotics
  • Qingrong Chen
  • Helen Craig
    • Data Scientist, Yewno
  • Lixin Dai
    • Postodoctoral Researcher, Universidad de Chile/Yale University
  • Alex Drlica-Wagner
    • Schramm Fellow at Fermilab
  • Yvonne Edmonds
    • Engineer, KLA-Tencor
  • Steven Ehlert
    • Postdoctoral Associate, MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
  • Nils Engelsen
  • Simon Foreman
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Toronto
  • Julian Kates-Harbeck
    • DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
  • Stephen Healey
    • Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford
  • Niklas Karlsson
    • Risk Analyst, Swedbank Robur
  • Patrick Kelly
    • Postdoc, UC Berkeley
  • Ji-hoon Kim
    • NASA Enstein Fellow, Stanford
  • Rajiv Krishnakumar
  • Joshua Lande
    • Data Scientist, Twitter
  • Chang Lee
    • Research Fellow, Center for Underground Physics, Institute of Basic Science, South Korea
  • Shiu-Hang (Herman) Lee
    • JAXA International Top Young Fellow, ISAS/JAXA
  • Matthew Lewandowski
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut de Physique Theorique, (CEA), Saclay
    • Peter Lewis
      • Postodoc, Belle experiment, University of Hawaii
    • Tony Li
    • Adam Mantz
      • Postdoc, KIPAC
    • Yao-Yuan Mao
      • Langley Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
    • Evan Million
      • Postdoc, University of Alabama
    • Warit Mitthumsiri
      • Lecturer, Mahidol University, Thailand
    • Eric Morganson
      • Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
    • Martin Mueller
    • Rebecca Nie
      • Artist, RebexArt Studio
    • Stephen Osborne
      • Systems Engineer, KLA-Tencor
    • Matt Pyle
      • Garland Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley
    • Yasser Rathore
      • Commodities Algo and Quant Trading, Goldman Sachs
    • Rachel Reddick
      • Data Scientist, Bosch North America
    • Kevin Schlaufman
      • Carnegie-Princeton Fellow, Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science
    • Kristi Schneck
      • Scientist Music Engagement Research, Pandora
    • Michael Shaw
      • Data Scientist, Agralogics
    • Matthew Sieth
      • Postdoctoral Fellow, KIPAC
    • Paul Simeon
    • Lance Simms
      • Commissioning Scientist, ALMA Radio Telescope
    • Maximilian Swiatlowski
      • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Chicago
    • Jamie Tolan
      • Postdoc, KIPAC
    • Matthew Turk
      • Research Assistant Professor of Astronomy, University of Illinois and Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
    • Ondrej Urban
      • Data Scientist, HAL24K
    • Adam Van Etten
      • Solutions Architect, Data Tactics Corporation, Washington D.C.
    • Patricia Voll Larkoski
      • Senior Electrical Engineer, MITRE
    • Peng Wang
      • High Performance Computing Developer Technology Engineer, NVIDIA
    • Ping Wang
      • Software Engineer, Appcelerator
    • Kyle Watters
      • Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy, Cal State Sacramento
    • John Wise
      •  Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech
    • Edward Wu
      • Associate Physical Scientist, Rand Corporation
    • Hao-Yi (Heidi) Wu
      • Postdoctoral Fellow, JPL
    • Kimmy Wu
      • Postdoc, BICEP3, UC Berkeley
    • Yajie Yuan
      • Lyman Spitzer Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University
    • Fen Zhao
      • AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, National Science Foundation
    • Chen Zheng
      • Business Systems Integrator, Google
    • Jialu Zhu
      • Software Engineer, Facebook
    • Yan Zhu
      • Senior Software Engineer, PLUR.city