News

 

  • Nov 2021    Jon Gustafson successfully defends his dissertation “Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides via Time-Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy”.  Congratulations Dr. Gustafson!  Jon is taking a position as an NRC postdoc at the US Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC
  • July 2021    Mansoor Shezhad is awarded a UMBC Undergraduate Research Award to build a THz imaging system based on ASOPS
  • May 2021    Ellen Gulian graduates and moves on to study topological insulators as a PhD student at the University of Illinois
  • April 2021   Jon Gustafson publishes a paper on the effects of oxygen on photoconductivity in MoS2 in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C
  • Jan 2021      Rachel Smith joins the Martins group as a graduate student in UMBC’s Atmospheric Physics PhD program
  • Aug 2020     Ellen Gulian is featured as UMBC’s Undergraduate Researcher of the Week

  • Aug 2020     Ben Brown is awarded the Langenberg Undergraduate Research Award to study poled polymers for THz sensing
  • May 2020    Rachel Smith graduates with a BS in Physics
  • Dec 2019     Jon Gustafson publishes a paper on trions in WS2 in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C
  • Oct 2019 –      Jon Gusafson completes the Baltimore Marathon with a personal best time 
  • May 2019 –     Blake Hipsley graduates SUMMA CUM LAUDE with a 4.0 GPA and moves on to pursue a PhD in Physics at the University of Michigan
  • May 2019 –      Ellen Guilian wins URA to use DFT to study the effect of dopants and dielectric encapsulation on monolayer WS2
  • March 2019 –  Jon Gustafson presents poster at OTST 2019 in Santa Fe on trion formation in monolayer WS2
  • Sept 2018 –     Jon Gustafson presents poster at FiOS 2018 in Washington, DC on carrier dynamics in monolayer WS2
  • Jan 2018 –       Ellen Gulian wins UMBC SURE award to study electric field poling of nonlinear optical polymers on conductive substrates
  • Nov 2017 –      Blake Hipsley delivers talk at LSAMP Fall Research Symposium at UMCP and wins award for best talk!
  • July 2017 –       Blake Hipsley wins summer fellowship from the McNair Scholars Program and delivers research talk at UC Berkeley
  • August 2016 –  Jon Gustafson receives prestigious GAANN Fellowship
  • August 2016 –  John Hannegan accepted into PhD program in Physics at the University of Maryland College Park, Tim Pillsbury accepted into PhD program in Physics at Penn State, Matt Wilcox accepted into PhD program in Physics at the University of Central Florida
  • July 2016 –      Undergraduate researcher, John Hannegan, co-authors paper on a new class of THz emitters in Nature Photonics
  • May 2016 –      Catherine Rossbach delivers the Joseph F. Mulligan Memorial Lecture on Emmy Noether
  • May 2015 –      Felipe Vallejo is appointed an Assistant Professor at the Universidad San Buenaventura, Bogota Columbia
  • Sept 2015 –      John Hannegan received undergraduate research award (URA) to study EO polymer THz detectors at 1.55 µm
  • August 2014 – Kim Berghaus accepted into PhD program in Physics at Johns Hopkins University
  • May 2014 –      Kim Berghaus delivers the Joseph F. Mulligan Memorial Lecture on Albert Einstein and shares her experience in doing the research