STROBE-CIMER Mentoring Training

Summer 2020 Attendees

Neerja Aggarwal

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Laura Waller

What are your research interests?

optics, computational imaging, biomedical devices

What do you like to do when not working?

ultimate frisbee, crafting, theater

Hunter Allison

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University of California, Irvine

Adviser/Supervisor

Franklin Dollar

What are your research interests?

Gas High-Harmonic Generation (aka making super-short duration x-rays with laser-light)

What do you like to do when not working?

Fencing, Sewing, Bicycle-riding, Philosophy, Video-games

Nick Beier

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University of California, Irvine

Adviser/Supervisor

Franklin Dollar

What are your research interests?

Laser-plasma physics; relativistic harmonic generation; electron acceleration

What do you like to do when not working?

Rock climbing, visiting national parks, playing video games

Emma Cating-Subramanian

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University of Colorado Boulder

Adviser/Supervisor

Margaret Murnane

What are your research interests?

Physics

What do you like to do when not working?

Pottery

Ho Leung Chan

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University of California, Los Angeles

Adviser/Supervisor

B.C. Regan

What are your research interests?

Condensed Matter Physics and Microscopy

What do you like to do when not working?

Cook

Yueyun Chen

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University of California, Los Angeles

Adviser/Supervisor

B.C. Regan

What are your research interests?

Condensed matter experiment

What do you like to do when not working?

Play video games

Paul Denham

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University of California, Los Angeles

Adviser/Supervisor

Pietro Musumeci

What are your research interests?

TEM, solidstate physics, plasma physics

What do you like to do when not working?

Training Brazilian Jiujitsu

Regina Eckert

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Laura Waller

What are your research interests?

3D microscopy, optimizing experimental design, machine learning, computational imaging

What do you like to do when not working?

Read fiction, cook, hike, crochet blankets

Thomas Gray

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University of Colorado Boulder

Adviser/Supervisor

Markus Raschke

What are your research interests?

Heterogeneity in vibrational coupoling on the nano scale

What do you like to do when not working?

Video Games, TV, making icecream/bread

Michael Kellman

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Laura Waller

What are your research interests?

computational imaging

What do you like to do when not working?

being outdoors

Josh Knobloch

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University of Colorado Boulder

Adviser/Supervisor

Margaret Murnane

What are your research interests?

Physics, material science, lasers, metrology, nanoscale, EUV, thermal transport,

What do you like to do when not working?

Spend time with my family

Jonathon Kruppe

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Naomi Ginsberg

What are your research interests?

statistical physics, condensed matter

What do you like to do when not working?

read, play guitar

Du Le

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Florida International University

Adviser/Supervisor

Jessica Ramella-Roman

What are your research interests?

Biophotonics

What do you like to do when not working?

Walking my dogs

Alex Liebman-Pelaez

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Naomi Ginsberg

What are your research interests?

condensed matter physics

What do you like to do when not working?

play music, hike, climb

Cindy Ling

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University of California, Los Angeles

Adviser/Supervisor

B.C. Regan

What are your research interests?

Electromigration failure in electronic devices; battery failure mechanisms and mitigation methods

What do you like to do when not working?

Read all sorts of books

Jared Lodico

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University of California, Los Angeles

Adviser/Supervisor

Chris Regan

What are your research interests?

electron microscopy

What do you like to do when not working?

music, tv, art, life

Lauren Mason

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University of Colorado Boulder

Adviser/Supervisor

Margaret Murnane

What are your research interests?

All the things

What do you like to do when not working?

Hang out with Laura, my cats, read

Yasmeen Musthafa

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University of California, Irvine

Adviser/Supervisor

Franklin Dollar

What are your research interests?

I'm interested in laser wakefield acceleration, x-ray imaging, and physics education (pedagogy and retention)

What do you like to do when not working?

I like designing curriculum (for fun), taking personality quizzes, going to education research talks, curating my collection of overalls, altering my own clothing, and going to concerts.

Charles Owusu-Ansah

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Norfolk State University

Adviser/Supervisor

Dr. Hargsoon Yoon

What are your research interests?

Biomedical, Neural Engineering

What do you like to do when not working?

Reading, Movies and music

Navin Jung Prajapati

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Florida International University

Adviser/Supervisor

Dr. Jin He

What are your research interests?

nanobio; cardiomyocytes,

What do you like to do when not working?

read journal ,do research

Jonathan Raybin

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Naomi Ginsberg

What are your research interests?

Cathodoluminescence microscopy, polymer dynamics

What do you like to do when not working?

Cooking, hiking

Sinead Ryan

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University of Colorado Boulder

Adviser/Supervisor

Margaret Murnane

What are your research interests?

Laser science, high harmonic generation, condensed matter

What do you like to do when not working?

cooking, rock climbing, double bass

Natalie Schibrowsky

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University of California, Los Angeles

Adviser/Supervisor

Dr. Jose Rodriguez

What are your research interests?

Biochemistry, molecular and structural biology

What do you like to do when not working?

Read, exercise, watch videos to improve my skills and hobbies, and hang out with friends.

Vanessa Schoeppler

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Roger Falcone

What are your research interests?

Biomineralization

What do you like to do when not working?

Cooking with friends

Katherine (Katie) Shulenberger

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University of Colorado Boulder

Adviser/Supervisor

Gordana Dukovic

What are your research interests?

Photophysical properties of semiconductor nanocrystals

What do you like to do when not working?

Horseback riding and Baking

Matthew Stanfield

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University of California, Irvine

Adviser/Supervisor

Franklin Dollar

What are your research interests?

Nonlinear Optics, Machine Learning, Laser-Plasma Interactions, Ultrafast Optics

What do you like to do when not working?

Mostly baking and cooking recently

Jonathan Tabares

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Florida International University

Adviser/Supervisor

Jin He

What are your research interests?

Experimental biophysics, condensed matter physics

What do you like to do when not working?

Triathlon training, weightlifting, and PC gaming

Jenna Tan

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Naomi Ginsberg

What are your research interests?

organic semiconductors, microscopy (AFM, X-ray, optical), transient absorption spectroscopy

What do you like to do when not working?

reading, running/hiking

James Utterback

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Naomi Ginsberg

What are your research interests?

Excited state dynamics, spectroscopy, imaging excitations, heat and ions

What do you like to do when not working?

Writing music

Rebecca Wai

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Naomi Ginsberg

What are your research interests?

I'm interested in using imaging to understand how heterogeneity in materials affects their properties.

What do you like to do when not working?

I like to cook different foods and eat them.

Bin Wang

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University of Colorado Boulder

Adviser/Supervisor

Margaret Murnane and Henry Kapteyn

What are your research interests?

Computational imaging

What do you like to do when not working?

swing dancing, reading, skiing

Bowen Wang

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Ke Xu

What are your research interests?

Cell Biology/Optical Imaging/Machine Learning

What do you like to do when not working?

Music and Travel

Alexandra Werth

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University of Colorado Boulder

Adviser/Supervisor

Heather Lewandowski

What are your research interests?

Physics education research studying best practices in undergraduate physics labs

What do you like to do when not working?

Hiking, board games, playing with my doggo

Yi Xue

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University of California, Berkeley

Adviser/Supervisor

Laura Waller

What are your research interests?

Fluorescence microscopy, Computational imaging

What do you like to do when not working?

Enjoy my life

Reference Documents

Session 2 Agenda
Session 2 for Participants
Session 1 Agenda
Session 1 for Participants

Thursday Instructors

Jorge Nicolás (Nico) Hernández Charpak

Jorge Nicolás (Nico) Hernández Charpak
Associate Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer
University of Colorado Boulder

Ellen Keister

K. Ellen Keister
Associate Director of Education
University of Colorado Boulder

Friday Instructors

Sarah Schreiner

Sarah Schreiner
Associate Director of Outreach & Broadening Participation
University of Colorado Boulder

Jessie Woodcock

Jessie Woodcock
Faculty Support Administrator
University of California, Berkeley

Session 1 Agenda

Sessions start at 11:30am PDT, 12:30pm MDT, 1:30pm CDT, 2:30pm EDT

Times below are shown in Mountain Time, please translate to your local time zone.

12:30 am MDT Introductions of instructors, class, technology
12:55 am Introductions of participants
1:15 pm Workshop ground rules discussion
1:25 pm Building group dynamics
1:35 pm Break (15 minutes)
1:50 pm Aligning Expectations
2:20 pm Effective Communication
2:50 pm Conclusions

Workshop ends at 2pm PDT, 3pm MDT, 4pm CDT, 5pm EDT

Session 2 Agenda

Sessions start at 11:30am PDT, 12:30pm MDT, 1:30pm CDT, 2:30pm EDT

Times below are shown in Mountain Time, please translate to your local time zone.

12:30 am MDT Reminders of group ground rules, group dynamics
12:45 am Review from Session 1
1:00 pm Fostering Independence
1:30 pm Break (15 minutes)
1:45 pm Assessing Understanding
2:15 pm Equity and Inclusion
2:45 pm Conclusions

Workshop ends at 2pm PDT, 3pm MDT, 4pm CDT, 5pm EDT