Current Members

William Irvine

Professor of Physics

Contact Information:

Website and CV
Office: GCIS E127
Phone: (773) 819-5668
Email: wtmirvine

Severine Atis

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Active Matter

Contact Information:

Website and CV
Office: GCIS E031
Phone: (773)-702-0413
Email: atis

Takumi Matsuzawa

Graduate Researcher

Turbulence

Contact Information:

Office: GCIS E031
Phone: (773)-702-0413
Email: tmatsuzawa

Robert Morton

Graduate Researcher

Vortex Dynamics

Contact Information:

Office: GCIS E027
Phone: (773)-702-0413
Email: rmorton8

Ephraim Bililign

Graduate Researcher

Chiral Fluids, Colloidal Systems, Turbulence

Contact Information:

Office: GCIS E027
Phone: (773)-702-0413
Email: ephraim

Yehuda Ganan

Graduate Researcher

Superfluid Vortex Dynamics

Contact Information:

Office: GCIS E027
Phone: (773)-702-0413
Email: yehugan

Bennett Sessa

Undergraduate Researcher

Turbulence, Self-Assembly

Contact Information:

Office: GCIS E031
Email: bcsessa

Shiv Agrawal

Undergraduate Researcher

Dynamical Systems

Contact Information:

Office: GCIS E031
Email: shivagr

Lab Alumni

Vishal Soni

PhD Student

Order in Frustrated Crystals, Colloidal Systems Summer 2011 - Spring 2019

Went on to:

Associate Data Scientist at BCBSIL

Noah P. Mitchell

PhD Student

Fracture Mechanics, Topological Metamaterials, Turbulence

Fall 2012 - Fall 2018

Went on to:

Post Doc at KITP, UC Santa Barbara

Jiayi Wu

PhD Student

Dynamical Systems Fall 2015 - Spring 2018

Went on to:

PhD Student at University of Chicago

Sofia Magikiriadou

Post Doctoral Researcher

Dynamical Systems, Colloidal Systems

Spring 2015 - Spring 2018

Went on to:

Post Doc at EPFL

Lisa Nash

PhD Student

Dynamical Systems

Summer 2013 - Summer 2017

Went on to:

Data Scientist at IDEO

Stéphane Perrard

Post Doctoral Researcher

Vortex Mechanics

Summer 2015 - Summer 2017

Went on to:

Post Doc at École Polytechnique

Martin Scheeler

PhD Student

Classical Vortex Systems

Summer 2012 - Summer 2017

Went on to:

Consultant at BCG

Hridesh Kedia

PhD Student

Knots in Light, Superfluids

Summer 2012 - Summer 2017

Went on to:

Post Doc at MIT

Dustin Kleckner

Post Doctoral Researcher

Vortex Dynamics

Fall 2011 - Spring 2015

Went on to:

Faculty at UC Merced

Melissa Fender

PhD Student

Fracture in 2D

Summer 2011 - Summer 2013

Went on to:

PhD Student at Wake Forest

Claudia Yao

Summer REU

Active Matter

Summer 2019

Went on to:

Undergraduate at UChicago

Diego Matamoros

Undergraduate Researcher

Dynamical Systems

Summer 2019

Went on to:

Undergraduate at UChicago

Sattvic Ray

Undergraduate Researcher Supreme

Active Matter

Summer 2016 - Spring 2019

Went on to:

Grad Student at UC Santa Barbara with Z Dog

Seth Musser

Undergraduate Researcher

Vortex Nucleation

Summer 2015 - Summer 2017

Went on to:

Grad Student at MIT

JingYang Zheng

Summer REU

Fracture Mechanics

Summer 2016

Went on to:

Grad Student at Cornell

Sophie Ettinger

BA thesis student

Superfluid Vortex Knots

Summer 2015 - Summer 2016

Went on to:

Grad Student at UPenn

Joseph Mittelstaedt

Summer REU

Vortex Instabilities

Summer 2015

Went on to:

Grad Student at Cornell

Rebecca Fishman

Summer REU

Superfluid Vortex Nucleation

Summer 2015

Went on to:

Grad Student at UPenn

Alismari Read

Summer REU

Dynamical Systems

Summer 2014

Went on to:

Grad Student at UPenn

Akaxia Cruz

Summer REU

Interferometry

Summer 2013

Went on to:

Grad Student at UC Berkeley

Watee Srinin

Undergraduate Researcher

Nonlinear Waves

Fall 2011 - Spring 2013

Went on to:

Grad Student at NYU

Eric Cho

Summer REU

Vortex Dynamics

Winter 2012 - Summer 2012

Jahan Claes

Undergraduate Researcher

Interferometry

Fall 2012 - Winter 2012

Eric Green

Undergraduate Researcher

Fracture in 2D

Winter 2011 - Summer 2011

Marcos Mendoza

Summer REU

Fracture in 2D

Summer 2012

Went on to:

Grad Student at UC Merced

Jing Miao

Undergraduate Researcher

Vortex Dynamics

Winter 2012 - Spring 2012