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Faculty and Research Staff

Mansoor Sheik-Bahae

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Distinguished Professor

Director, Multidisciplinary Approached to Radiation Balanced Lasers (MARBLe)
Email: 
msb@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277-2080
CV: 
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Richard I. Epstein

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Research Professor

CEO of Thermo-Dynamics Films (TDF), Albuquerque NM
Email: 
richard.epstein@gmail.com
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Alexander (Alex) Albrecht

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Assistant Research Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Email: 
alex2@unm.edu

Eric Lee

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Research Scientist III

Email: 
erlee@unm.edu

Zhou Yang

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Postdoc I

Department of Physics and Astronomy, OSE Program
Email: 
zyang01@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277 1284

Graduate Students

Stefano Bigotta

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Email: 
bigotta@df.unipi.it
Research Areas: 
Laser Cooling of Rare Earth Doped Solids, Spectroscopy
Year: 
2007

Mohammad Reza Ghasemkhani

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Email: 
mrghasem@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277 3301
Office: 
LAB177
Research Areas: 
Laser Cooling in Solids

Nathan Giannini

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Email: 
ngiann01@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277 3301
Office: 
LAB 177
Research Areas: 
Nonlinear Optics, Semiconductor Photonics

David Lidsky

Research Areas: 
VECSEL, Nanophotonics

Junwei Meng (Tiger)

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Email: 
jmeng@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277 3301
Research Areas: 
Solid-State Laser Cooling

Anca Mocfanescu

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Email: 
amocofanescu@rics.bwh.harvard.edu
Research Areas: 
Laser Cooling of Rare Earth Doped Solids, Nonlinear Optics
Year: 
2006

Name Removed by Request

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Research Areas: 
Nonlinear Optics, Laser Cooling in Semiconductors, Semiconductor Spectroscopy
Year: 
2006

Saeid Rostami

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Email: 
saeid.rostami@gmail.com
Phone: 
(505) 277 3301
Office: 
LAB 177
Research Areas: 
Nonlinear Optics, Laser Cooling

Mahendra Man Shakya

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Email: 
mahendra@unm.edu
Phone: 
505-277-8497
Research Areas: 
Ultrafast High Intensity Interactions, High Harmonic Generation
Year: 
2010

Ed Soto

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Email: 
soto.ed@gmail.com
Year: 
2007

Andreas Stintz

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Email: 
andreas@chtm.unm.edu
Phone: 
505-272-7548
Research Areas: 
MBE Growth, Nanofabrication
Year: 
2008

Nima Vadie

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Email: 
nimavadiee@comcast.net
Year: 
2004

Venkatesh Vankipuram

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Email: 
venkat@unm.edu
Research Areas: 
Nano-Optics
Year: 
2005

Keith Wyman

Phone: 
(505) 277 1284
Office: 
OPSLs for Sodium GuideStars

Visiting Scholar

Alumni

Aram Gragossian

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Email: 
agragoss@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277 8497
Office: 
LAB 179
Research Areas: 
Research Area: High Harmonic Generation (HHG), Scintillator Dynamics
Year: 
2017

Shawn Hackett

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Email: 
shawn.hackett@kirtland.af.mil
Phone: 
(505) 277 1284
Research Areas: 
OPSLs for Sodium GuideStars
Year: 
2016

Chia-Yeh Li (Pablo)

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Email: 
cyli@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277 1284 (lab)
Research Areas: 
THz Spectroscopy
Year: 
2016

Chengao Wang (Puff)

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Email: 
puffwang@hotmail.com
Phone: 
(505) 277 1284 (lab)
Research Areas: 
Nonlinear Optics, Solid-State Lasers, Optically Pumped VCSELs
Year: 
2015

Seth Melgaard

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Email: 
sdmelga@sandia.gov
Research Areas: 
Solid-State Laser Cooling, Near Field Imaging
Year: 
2013

Denis Seletskiy

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Email: 
denisel@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277-3301, 277-8497
Research Areas: 
Nano-Optics, Photonic Crystals, Laser Cooling
Year: 
2010

Brook Jilek

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Email: 
st.brook@gmail.com
Research Areas: 
Ultrafast Optics
Year: 
2009

Wendy Patterson

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Email: 
wendy5@unm.edu
Research Areas: 
Laser Cooling: in Rare-Earth Doped Solids, High Power OPOs
Year: 
2009

Daniel Bender

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Email: 
dabende@sandia.gov
Phone: 
505-845-1239
Office: 
Bldg. 897 Rm. 4101 MS-1423, 1515 Eubank SE , Albuquerque, NM 87123
Research Areas: 
Ultrafast Optics, Near-Field Scanning Microscopy
Year: 
2008

Mark Fleharty

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Email: 
mark.fleharty@gmail.com
Year: 
2008

Toshi Hirayama

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Email: 
peiinaz@hotmail.com
Research Areas: 
Ultrafast Optics
Year: 
2003

Chad Hoyt

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Email: 
hoycha@bethel.edu
Research Areas: 
Laser Cooling of Rare Earth Doped Solids, Atom Optics
Year: 
2003

Joachim Zeller

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Email: 
Joachim.Zeller@physik.uni-karlsruhe.de
Research Areas: 
Carrier Dynamics in Semiconductors, Ultrafast Optics
Year: 
2002

Shahed Azarian

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Email: 
shahedazarian@yahoo.com
Year: 
2000

Michael P. Hasselbeck

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Email: 
mph@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277-0590