We are always looking for outstanding graduate and postdoctoral researchers.  All postdoctoral candidates are suggested to apply for the JQI postdoctoral fellowship, and US citizens are eligible to apply for the NIST-NRC fellowship.  If you are interested please contact Ian Spielman []


PI: I. B. Spielman [Ian’s CV]

RbK, NIST Gaithersburg

Mingwu Lu [Postdoc]
Alina Escalera [Graduate Student]
Dina Genkina [Graduate Student]

Rubidium Chip, NIST Gaithersburg

Emine Altunias [Postdoc]
Chris Billington [Postdoc]
Francisco Salces Carcoba [Graduate Student]
Yuchen Yue [Graduate Student]
Andika Putra [Graduate Student]

Ultracold mixtures, UMd  College Park

Dimitris Trypogeorgos [Postdoc]
Qiyu Liang [Postdoc]
Ana Valdés Curiel [Graduate Student]


Hilary Hurst [NRC Postdoc]




Hsin-I Lu [Postdoc to 2016, Research scientist in energy startup]
Seiji Sugawa [Postdoc to 2016, Research fellow at Kyoto University]
Ben Stuhl [NRC Postdoc to 2015, Staff scientist at with Air Force cold atom group, Albuquerque]
Lindsay LeBlanc [Postdoc to 2013, Assistant professor at the University of Alberta]
Matthew Beeler [Postdoc to 2013, Staff scientist at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab]
Ross Williams [Postdoc to 2013, Staff scientist at NPL, London]
Subhadeep De [Postdoc to 2012, Staff scientist at NPL, New Delhi]
Yu-Ju Lin [Postdoc to 2010, Research Fellow at Academica Sinica, Taiwan]
Rob Compton [NRC Postdoc to 2009, Staff scientist at Honeywell]

Graduate Students

Erin Marshall [Masters 2017]
Lauren M. Aycock [Ph.D. 2016, APS policy fellowship]
Ryan Price [Ph.D. 2015, Montana optics]
Abigail Perry [Ph.D. 2015, postdoc with NIST Boulder chip scale magnetometer group]
Dan Campbell [Ph.D. 2015, postdoc at MIT]
Karina Jimenez-Garcia [Ph.D. 2012, postdoc with Cheng Chin]


Russell Anderson [2017, sabbatical]
Martin Link [2016, Intern]
Nathan Lundblad [2016, sabbatical]
Max Schemmer [2015, Intern]
Marcell Gall [2014, Intern]