Group Members

Current Members

Martin Mourigal, Principal Investigator (CV)

Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (USA), 2020-
Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (USA), 2015-2020
Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (USA), 2011-2014
PhD, Physics, École Polytechnique Fédérale (EPFL), Lausanne (Switzerland), 2011
MSc, Physics, École Polytechnique Fédérale (EPFL), Lausanne (Switzerland), 2008
BSc, Materials, École des Mines de Nancy (France), 2007

mourigal@gatech.edu | +1 (404) 747-4969 | Office: Howey C202 | Lab: Howey S207



Zhiling Dun, Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD, Physics, University of Tennesse, 2017
BSc, Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2011

zdun3@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S207A | Lab: Howey S207

Marcus Daum, Graduate Student, SCGSR Fellow (CV)

BS, Physics, George Mason University, Fairfax (VA), 2015

mdaum7@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S206 | Lab: Howey S207

Jensen Kaplan, Graduate Student

BSc, Physics, University of Florida, 2019

jkaplan36@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S206 | Lab: Howey S207

Olivia Vilella, Graduate Student

BSc, Physics, Penn State, 2018

ovilella14@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S206 | Lab: Howey S207

David Brooks, Graduate Student

BSc, Physics, Georgia Tech, 2020

dbrooks48@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S206 | Lab: Howey S207

Robin Glefke, Undergraduate Student

Physics Major, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA)

robin.glefke@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S206 | Lab: Howey S207

Mikias, Undergraduate Student

Physics Major, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA)

mbalkew24@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S206 | Lab: Howey S207

Adit Desai, Undergraduate Student

Physics Major, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA)

adesai303@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S206 | Lab: Howey S207

Aulden Jones, Undergraduate Student

Physics Major, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA)

auldenjones@gatech.edu | Office: Howey S206 | Lab: Howey S207

Alumni

Charles Cardot, Undergraduate Student 2020

Subsequently: Brewerer's Arts and Graduate Student
BSc, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA), 2020

Luwei Ge, Graduate Student 2015-2020 (CV)

Subsequently: Software Engineer, Google
PhD, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020
BSc, Physics, Fudan University, Shanghai (China), 2014

Ben Lichy, Master Student

MSc, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020
BSc, Physics, Hofstra University, 2019

Xiaojian Bai, Graduate Student 2015-2019

Subsequently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PhD, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019
MSc, Theoretical Particle Physics, Sogang University, Seoul (South Korea), 2012
BEng, Spacecraft Power Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin (China), 2009

Emily Hollingworth, Undergraduate Student 2018-2019

Subsequently: Graduate Student, Physics, University of California Berkeley
BSc, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA), 2019

Zak Kennedy, Undergraduate Student 2018-2019

Subsequently: Graduate Student, Physics, Cornell University
BSc, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA), 2019

Hannah Price, Undergraduate Student 2018-2019

Subsequently: Master Student, Physics, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
BSc, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA), 2019

Liam Ritchie, Undergraduate Student 2018-2019

Subsequently: HERE Intern, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
BSc, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA), 2019

Emmanuel Aneke, Undergraduate Student (REU), 2018

Subsequently: Undergraduate Student, Physics, Georgia Tech (GA)
Physics Major, Georgia State University, Atlanta (GA)

Darian Bender, Undergraduate Student, 2016-2018

Currently: Graduate Student, Physics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles (CA)
BSc, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA), 2018

Chetan Velivela, Visiting Student, Jan.-Aug. 2017

Undergraduate Student, Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca (NY)

Sai Paladugu, Undergraduate Student 2016-2017

Subsequently: Graduate Student, Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (IL)
BSc, Physics and Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA), 2017

Joseph Paddison, Postdoctoral Fellow 2015-2016

Currently: Wigner Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Subsequently: Junior Research Fellow, Churchill College, University of Cambridge (UK)
DPhil, Inorganic Chemistry, Oxford University (United Kingdom), 2015
MChem, Chemistry, Oxford University (United Kingdom), 2011
paddisonja@ornl.gov

Michael Waterbury, Undergraduate student 2015-2016

Currently: Graduate Student, Physics, University of California, Irvine (CA)
BSc, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GA), 2016

Group Photos

Not messing around the PPMS
Group Lunch at Ponce City Market
No nerds allowed in the Mourigal Lab.
Luwei refilling our liquid nitrogen storage dewar with (almost) the appropriate safety equipment.
Joe and Luwei mounting their samples at the bottom of a cryostat during a neutron scattering experiment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Spallation Neutron Source.
Joe, Luwei and Xiaojian in front of a pellet press, the first piece of equipment installed in the lab.

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