Recent Graduates of the Florida Atlantic University Department of Physics

Name: Dr. Aurelian Rusanu
Year graduated: 2005
Advisors: Dr. J.S. Faulkner
Webpage title: Computational Methods in Metallic Alloys Within Multiple Scattering Theory
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Name: Dr. Antonella Kis
Year graduated: 2004
Advisors: Dr. Theodora Leventouri
Thesis title: Physical Properties of Ferrimagnetic Bioceramics
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, Canada

Name: Camelia Bunaciu, M.S.
Year graduated: 2002
Advisors: Dr. Theodora Leventouri
Thesis title: X-Ray and Neutron Diffraction Studies of a Silicon Substituted Bioapatite
Current position: Medical Physicist, The Cancer Institute at the FAU Research Park, Boca Raton, FL

Name: Dr. Ayman Sweiti
Year graduated: 2003
Advisors: Dr. Fernando Medina
Thesis title: Narrow and Broad Band Photoluminescence Spectroscopy of CDxZn1-x SE Semiconductor (the x and the 1-x are subscripts)
Current position: Assistant Research Professor, Physics Department, Florida Atlantic University

Name: Dr. Silvia Pella
Year graduated: 2003
Advisors: Dr. J.S. Faulkner thesis title: Electronic Structure Calculations for Alloys Using the Polymorphous Coherent Potential Approximation
Current position: Radiation Oncology Physicist, Radiation Physics Inc.

Name: Dr. Ruslan Vaulin
Year graduated: 2006
Advisors: Dr. Warner Miller
Thesis title: Hamiltonian Methods in the Quantization of Gauge Systems
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, UWM

Name: Dr. Robert Gross
Year graduated: 2002
Advisors: Dr. Stephen W. Bruenn
Thesis title: Supernovae Neutrinos as a Probe for Neutrino Mass and Supernovae Explosion Mechanism
Current position: Instructor, Physics Department, Florida Atlantic University

Name: Dr. Elizabeth Raley
Year graduated: 2004
Advisors: Dr. Stephen W. Bruenn
Thesis title: Analysis of Fluid Instabilities in Core Collapse Supernova Progenitors by a Semi-Analytical Methodology and by Two Dimensional Radiation-Hydrodynamical Simulations
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellow, UGA

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