Principal Investigator

Gary Shiu

Position title: Professor



Yoshihiko Abe

Position title: Postdoc


Flavio Tonioni

Position title: Postdoc


Graduate Students

Vincent Van Hemelryck

Position title: Visiting PhD Student (from KU Leuven)


Graduate students become official members of the research group after passing the preliminary exam, which is taken after they have completed independent research work. They are listed as PhD candidate above. Students who have not yet completed independent research work as well as other temporary advisees are not listed here.

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

(Shared with other co-investigators of the group grant)

Lian-Tao Wang Professor of Physics, University of Chicago
Fernando Marchesano Faculty, Instituto de Física Teórica (IFT)-Madrid
Calin Lazaroiu Professor, Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), Bucharest
Min-xin Huang Professor of Physics, University of Science & Technology, China
Ian Ellwood Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Cornell University
Hooman Davoudiasl Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Thomas Grimm Professor, Utrecht University
Kathryn Zurek Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech
Devin Walker Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College
Jinn-Ouk Gong Professor, Ewha Womans University, Korea
Peter Ouyang Machine Learning Engineer, Facebook
Heng-Yu Chen Professor, National Taiwan University
Thomas Van Riet Associate Professor, KU Leuven
Yoske Sumitomo Associate Professor, Nihon University
Diego Trancanelli Associate Professor, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia & INFN Bologna & University of Sao Paulo
Jiajun Xu Vice President, Morgan Stanley
Raffaele Savelli Associate Professor, University of Rome
Hirotaka Hayashi Associate Professor, Tokai University
Jerome Gaillard Google
Pablo Soler Faculty, Center for Theoretical Physics of the Universe, Institute for Basic Science, Korea
Wan-Zhe Feng Associate Professor, Tianjin University, China
Daniel Junghans Postdoc, Harvard University
Sichun Sun Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology
Amol Upadhye Faculty, Astrophysics Research Centre, Liverpool John Moores University
Toshifumi Noumi Associate Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan
Yuta Hamada Assistant Professor, KEK, Japan
Gianluca Zoccarato Assistant Professor, University of Rome
Aitor Landete Data Scientist, Telefonica & Associate Professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Lars Aalsma Heising-Simons Fellow, Arizona State University

Former Graduate Students

John Maiden Principal Financial Engineer at Reval, then Chief Data Scientist at projectSHERPA, then Data Scientist Lead, Digital Intelligence at JPMorgan Chase and Co., then Head of Machine Learning at Cherre, now Software Engineer at Facebook
Bret Underwood McGill Postdoc, now Professor and Department Chair, Pacific Lutheran University
Paul McGuirk Cornell Postdoc, then Software Developer Team Lead at Epic, now Engineering Director, Fulcrum
Steven Kecskemeti Scientist, Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Fang Ye Postdoc at National Taiwan University, now Postdoc, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
William Cottrell Postdoc at the University of Amsterdam, then Postdoc at Stanford University, now Quantitative Researcher, Jump Trading LLC
Jonathan Brown Visiting Professor, Colorado College, now Physicist, Arcfield
Stefano Andriolo Postdoc, Ben-Gurion University
Alex Cole Postdoc, University of Amsterdam, now Quantitative Analyst, The D.E. Shaw Group
Gregory Loges Postdoc, KEK Theory Group, Japan

Former Undergraduate Students

Joel Meyers UT Austin PhD in Theoretical Cosmology, then Senior Research Associate at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, now Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University
Ho-Ling Li University of Chicago PhD in Experimental High Energy Physics, now Postdoc in Computational Neuroscience, University of Nottingham
Jordan Moxon Cornell PhD in Physics, then Postdoc in Numerical Relativity, Caltech, now Lead Software Engineer at Cadence Design Systems
Cedric Chuek-Yin Yu NYU PhD in Physics, then Postdoc in String Theory, University of Kentucky, now Data Scientist, T-DAB.AI
Yaroslav Felipe Kalle Kossio PhD student, University of Bonn
Haotian Cao PhD student, University of Wisconsin-Madison