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People in the Mineral Physics Group

(Picture taken on 1/27/11 at Iron Cactus)

Mineral Physics Group

(Picture taken on 1/1/13 at the Salt Licks BBQ)

Mineral Physics Group

(Picture taken on 1/29/15 at Outback Steakhouse)

Mineral Physics Group

Graduate Students

Yanyao Zhang, PhD Student in Geological Sciences
Yanyao’s research focuses on mineral physics of the deep mantle.

Undergraduates

 

 

Former Group Members

Kyle Ma (Undergraduate assistant at UT)

Xianghai Meng (PhD in Mechanical Engineering at UT ; graduated in 2019)

Sean Grant (PhD in Physics at UT ; graduated in 2020)

Jesse Gu (Undergraduate assistant at UT; graduated in 2020)

Suyu Fu (PhD in Geophysics at UT in 2015-2020)

Rusty Roberts (Masters student 2016-2019)

Jiachao Liu (Postdoc in 2017-2019)

Stephen Armstrong (Undergraduate assistant at UT; graduated in 2017; now a PhD student at CalTech)

Jing “Jill” Yang (PhD in Geophysics at UT in 2017; now a technical staff at Geophysical Lab)

Jennifer Beam (Undergraduate assistant at UT; graduated in 2015)

Megan Matheney (Undergraduate assistant at UT; graduated in 2015)

Sam Moran (Undergraduate assistant at UT; graduated in 2015)

Avinash Nayak (PhD degree in EE at UT in 2015; now work for AMD)

Jin Liu (PhD in Geophysics at UT in 2015; now a postdoc at Stanford U)

Professor Maoshuang Song (Visiting Scholar from Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 12/2013-12/2014)

Ye Wu (Visiting PhD student from Peking University, 2014)

Dennis Tong (Master Student at UT Austin, 2012-2014)

Dr. Xiang Wu (巫翔) (Visiting professor from the School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, 2013)

Dr. Dawei Fan (范大伟) (Visiting scholar from Guiyang Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012-2013)

Dr. Zhu Mao (毛竹) (Postdoc Fellow, now Professor at USTC, 2009-2013)

Nikki Seymour (Undergraduate research assistant, now a PhD student at U Colorado)

Jie Zhu (Visiting student from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012-2013)

Junjie Wu (Visiting student from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2011-2013)

Dr. Shaomin Feng (Visiting scholar from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012)

James Lu (Master student 2010-2012; now at UT Austin as a PhD student with Dr. Grand)

Caleb Jacobs (Undergraduate researcher 2009-2011; moved to TCU as a graduate student)

Andrea Wheat (Undergraduate researcher 2011-2012)

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