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Physics Students

The mission of the Physics graduates group at UC Merced is to train our next generation of scientific leaders. Our graduates will be well prepared to conduct and communicate independent research at the knowledge frontier, advancing fundamental understanding of the world around us and using physics to solve important problems in society.
  • Ali, Imtiaz

  • Advisor: Ajay Gopinathan


  • Arenson, Joshua

  • Advisor: Kevin Mitchell


  • Chopra, Pooja

  • Advisor: Bin Liu


  • Mendewala, Benaz

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Davenport, Dominique

  • Advisor: Dustin Kleckner


  • Dugar, Palak

  • Advisor: Chih-Chun Chien


  • Golnaraghi, Farnaz

  • Advisor: Ajay Gopinathan


  • Gonzalez, Jeremias

  • Advisor: Bin Liu


  • Guerrero, Enrique

  • Advisor: David Strubbe


  • Inan, Nader

  • Advisor: Raymond Chiao


  • Jacobs, Andrew

  • Advisor: Michael Scheibner


  • Jennings, Cameron

  • Advisor: Michael Scheibner


  • Khaladj, Dimitrius

  • Advisor: Linda Hirst


  • Khan, Md.Imran

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Kim, Tom

  • Advisor: Chih-Chun Chien


  • Locke, Rory

  • Advisor: Kevin Mitchell


  • Lopes, Joseph

  • Advisor: Linda Hirst


  • Maelfeyt, Bryan

  • Advisor: Ajay Gopinathan


  • Masoumi, Davoud

  • Advisor: Roland Winston


  • Miller, Jeffery

  • Advisor: Jay Sharping


  • Monteros, Alessandro

  • Advisor: Lin Tian


  • Nikolaidou, Katerina

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh/Jennifer Lu


  • Parajuli, Prabin

  • Advisor: Lin Tian


  • Pate, Jacob

  • Advisor: Jay Sharping


  • Raut, Nabin

  • Advisor: Jay Sharping


  • Riahinasab, Tayebeh

  • Advisor: Linda Hirst


  • Sapkota, Deepak

  • Advisor: Jay Sharping


  • Sarang, Som

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Tan, Amanda

  • Advisor: Linda Hirst


  • Thompson, Johnathon

  • Advisor: Jay Sharping


  • Vallomparambath, Ritwika

  • Advisor: Ajay Gopinathan


  • Wilson, John

  • Advisor: Jing Xu


  • Collins, Kevin

  • Advisor: Lin Tian


  • Delmas, William

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh/Michael Scheibner


  • Montes, Salvador

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Parajuli, Bishal

  • Advisor: Chih-Chun Chien


  • Sarpangala, Niranjan

  • Advisor: Ajay Gopinathan


  • Spinuzzi, Joseph

  • Advisor: Michael Scheibner


  • Wheeler, Aaron

  • Advisor: Sarah Kurtz/Sayantani Ghosh


  • Wheeler, Alauna

  • Advisor: Linda Hirst


  • Woodall, Mark

  • Advisor: Michael Scheibner


  • Talit, Kuntal

  • Advisor: David Strubbe


  • Karkee, Rijan

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Gireesan Sudha, Devika

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Pillai, Siddharth

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Tapia Silva, Diego

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Pokhrel, Nabaraj

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Athani, Madhuvanthi Guriprasad

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Masud, Md. Mehdi

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Cooper, Cole

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Daniel, Jonathan

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • DiBenedetto, Albert

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Leveille, Michael

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • Memarian, Fereshteh

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh


  • St. Clair, Nicholas

  • Advisor: Sayantani Ghosh