The Team

Ashkan Salamat

Dr. Ashkan Salamat

Director
Keith Lawler

Dr. Keith Lawler

Assistant Director
Craig Schwartz

Dr. Craig Schwartz

Assistant Research Professor
Dean Smith

Dr. Dean Smith

Assistant Research Professor

Paul Ellison

Engineer

Dr. Emily Siska

Postdoctoral Scholar

Dr. Sergio Villa Cortes

Postdoctoral Scholar

Zach Grande

Graduate Student

Jasmine Hinton

Graduate Student

Logan Magad-Weiss

Graduate Student

Alex Smith

Graduate Student

Melanie White

Graduate Student

George Foskaris

Graduate Student

Dean Sayre

Graduate Student

Daniel Schacher

Graduate Student

Joshua Van Cleave

Graduate Student

Tristan Benally

Undergraduate Student

Alireza Bolourian

Undergraduate Student

Waldo Cabriales

Undergraduate Student

Lazar Novakovic

Undergraduate Student

Alumni

Faraz Mostafaipur

Undergraduate Student; 2019–2022

Graduate student at Caltech

Dr. Christian Childs

Graduate Student; 2015–2020

Staff scientist at Unearthly Materials

Dylan Durkee

Undergraduate Student; 2016–2020

Graduate student at University of Rochester

Dr. Daniel Sneed

Graduate Student; 2016–2019

Staff scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboraory

Elizabeth Wigington

Summer Student 2019

Student at Carnegie Mellon University

Ashish Kalakuntla

Summer Student 2017, 2018 & 2019

Student at MIT

John (Jack) Kearney

Undergraduate Student; 2016–2018

Graduate student in UNLV Chemistry

Chris Higgins

Graduate Student; 2016–2018

Tutor at UNLV

Peter Shields

Undergraduate Student; 2016–2018

Physics major at UMass Amherst

Ryan Phung

Research Assistant; 2017

Engineer at Nevada Test Site

Scott Eierman

Undergraduate Student; 2016–2017

Graduate student at UCSB