The Killian Research Group

Current Group Members

Professor Thomas Killian

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Email: killian@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-2927
Office: 201/336 Brockman Hall

James Aman

Graduate Student
Physics and Astronomy

jim.aman@rice.edu
713-348-3126

Roger Ding

Roger Ding

Graduate Student
Physics and Astronomy, Applied Physics

roger.ding@rice.edu
713-348-3126

Joe Whalen

Joe Whalen

Graduate Student
Physics and Astronomy

jwhalen@rice.edu
713-348-3126

Joshua Hill

Graduate Student
Physics and Astronomy, Applied Physics

jchill@rice.edu
713-348-3126
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Grant Gorman

Graduate Student
Physics and Astronomy

grant.gorman@rice.edu
713-348-3126

Soumya Kanungo

Graduate Student
Physics and Astronomy

soumya.k.kanungo@rice.edu
713-348-3126

MacKenzie Warrens

Graduate Student
Physics and Astronomy

mkw9@rice.edu
713-348-3126


Former Group Members

Postdoctoral Researchers:

Trevor Strickler - 2018-2016
Hong Gao - 2006-2008, Xi'An Jiaotong Univ.
Ying-Cheng Chen - 2002-2004, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Ashok Vudayagiri - 2001-2002

Graduate Students:

Beta Sharkfin - Lab Goldfish, Honorary Graduate Student 2015-18
Thomas Langin - Ph.D 2018, Postdoc, Yale University, DeMille Group
Francisco Camargo - Ph.D 2017, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Austin, Texas
Brian DeSalvo - Ph.D 2015, Postdoc, University of Chicago, Cheng Chin Group
Patrick McQuillen - Ph.D 2015
Mi Yan - Ph.D 2013, CGG, Houston
Ying Huang - M.S 2013
Jose Castro - Ph.D 2011, Ad Astra Rocket, Costa Rica
Dan Stark - Ph.D 2011, Halliburton, Houston
Pascal Mickelson - Ph.D 2010, PM&AM Research, Tuscon personal page
Natali Martinez de Escobar - PhD. 2010, Halliburton, Houston
Priya Gupta - Ph. D 2007,
Clayton Simien - Ph.D 2007, Univ. Alabama-Birmingham
Sampad Laha - Ph.D 2006, TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, Houston
Sarah Nagel - Ph.D 2007, Durham School of the Arts, Durham, NC
Aaron Saenz - M.S. 2005

Undergraduate Students:

Weixuan Guo - Peking University. Visiting researcher Fall 2107.
Zhitao Chen - Rice Undergraduate until 2017. Pursuing PhD at UCSB.
Michael Viray -RQI Summer 2014, Univ. of Virginia
Aslak Poulsen -Summer 2013, Copenhagen
Noah Morrison -Summer 2013, Univ. of Texas
Kelli Humbird -RQI Summer 2013, pursuing PhD at Rice
Kevin Gilmore -RQI Summer 2012, pursuing PhD at UC Boulder
Parkorn Wongwaitayakornkul - B.S. 2014, pursuing PhD at Cal Tech
Wenmiao (Wendy) Liu - B.S. 2013, employed at CGG
Xizheng Ma - B.S. 2013, pursuing PhD at UC Boulde
T. J. Sarkar – B.S. 2013, pursuing PhD at Stanford
Charles Zha – B.S. 2013, pursuing PhD at Princeton
Ben Lewis - Rice undrgraduate
Mike Peron – Rice B.S. 2012
James Aman – Rice B.S. 2011, pursuing PhD at Rice
Rupak Chakraborty - Summer 2009, pursuing PhD at MIT
James Katz
Chin-wei (Vic) Hu
Irina Patrikeeva – B.S. 2013
Aaron Dunn – 2007-2008
Aditya Shashi – 2005-2008
Andrew Traverso – 2005-2008
Kris Zarling – 2005-2007
Khalilah Moore – RQI Summer 2006
Josh Dorr – RQI Summer 2005
Scott McIssac – 2005-2006
Meaghan Paceley – RQI Summer 2005
Ian Stevenson – 2004-2005
Temple Keller – 2003-2004
Olen Rambow – Summer 2002
Yara Mejia – RQI Summer 2002


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