Skip to main content Skip to navigation
Fundamental Quantum Physics Lab Peter Engels

Current Members


Group photo


PI

Prof. Peter Engels, CURRICULUM VITAE
engels(at)wsu.edu


Postdoc(s)

We are looking for postdocs to join our ranks. If you are interested in joining our group, please contact us at engels(at)wsu.edu


Graduate Student(s)

We are currently looking for graduate students interested in experimental atomic physics to join our team! If you are interested in joining our group as a graduate student, please contact us at engels(at)wsu.edu

Md. Kamrul Ome
kamrul.ome(at)wsu.edu

 

Annesh Mukhopadhyay
annesh.mukhopadhyay(at)wsu.edu

 

Colby Schimelfenig
colby.schimelfenig(at)wsu.edu


Undergraduate(s)

We are looking for 1-2 talented undergraduate students to join our ranks. If you are interested in joining our group as an undergraduate student, please contact us at engels(at)wsu.edu

 

Previous Members


Postdocs

 

Dr. Thomas Bersano (currently at Los Alamos National Lab)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ethan Crowell (currently at Bayer)

Dr. Maren Mossman (2019-2020), current affiliation University of San Diego, and affiliate professor at WSU. (Click here for Maren’s new directory page at USD or here for her lab website.)

Dr. Sean Mossman (2017-2020), current affiliation University of San Diego, and affiliate professor at WSU.

Dr. Vandna Gokhroo (2015-2018), current affiliation Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology.

Dr. Chris Hamner (2014)

Graduate Alumni

Thomas Bersano, PhD thesis: “Nonlinear phenomena and stripe-phases in Bose-Einstein condensates” (2019).

Maren Mossman,* PhD thesis: “Nonlinear dynamics and shock structures in elongated Bose-Einstein condensates” (2019).

Amin Khamehchi, PhD thesis: “Dispersion engineering of Bose-Einstein condensates” (2017).

Chris Hamner,* PhD thesis: “Experiments with dispersion engineered Bose-Einstein condensates: Raman dressing and novel optical lattices” (2014). 

JiaJia Chang, PhD thesis: “Quantum hydrodynamics in one- and two-component Bose-Einstein condensates” (2013).

Chunde Huang, M.S. degree (2016).

 

Undergraduate(s)

Justin Niedermeyer

Shen Wei

David Dawson

Demetrious Wilson

Gunnar Skulason

Collin Atherton

*Also worked as a Postdoc.

 

Group Photos


Engels group, November 2018. L to R: Sean, Peter, Maren, and Thomas taking a break from the lab and enjoying ice cream from Ferdinands on the WSU campus.
Engels group, Summer 2018. L to R: Vandna, Thomas, Peter, Maren and Sean
IMG_4356
L to R: Amin, Peter, and Vandna just finished eating while attending the 2016 DAMOP meeting in Providence, RI.
2016-02-24 13.18.04
Kris Boreen’s last day at WSU. L to R: Peter, Maren (Lena), Kris, Vandna, and Amin.