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WVU Plasma and Space Physics Current Postdocs, Graduate Students, and Undergraduate Students

Postdoctoral Researchers

Wonde Eshetu
Dr. Wonde Eshetu (Tu)
Dr. Wonde Eshetu is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Physics and Astronomy with a concentration in space plasma physics. He completed his Ph.D. at Dartmouth College. His research interests lie in the area of magnetospheric physics. He specializes in test particle simulations of energetic particles in the magnetosphere.

Haoming Liang
Dr. Haoming Liang (Cassak)
Dr. Haoming Liang is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Physics and Astronomy with a concentration in space plasma physics. He completed his Ph.D. at University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests lie in the area of plasma physics, including magnetic reconnection, plasma turbulence, and wave-particle interaction. He specializes in numerical simulation of magnetic reconnection in space plasma.

Peiyun Shi
Dr. Peiyun Shi (Scime)
Dr. Shi is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Department of Physics and Astronomy with a concentration in experimental plasma physics. He completed his Ph.D. at University of Science and Technology of China. His research interests lie in the area of fundamental plasma physics, including magnetic reconnection and various wave and instability phenomena. He specializes in laboratory simulation of space plasmas.

Graduate Students

Milton Arencibia
Milton Arencibia (Cassak)

Mohammad Barani
Mohammad Barani (Tu)

Hasan Barbhuiya
Mahmud (Hasan) Barbhuiya (Cassak)

Cuyler Beatty
Cuyler Beatty (Scime)

Serdar Bilgili
Serdar Bilgili (Koepke)

Steven Brandt
Steven Brandt (Schulze/Koepke)

David Caron
David Caron (Scime)

Jinbei Huang
Jinbei Huang (Tu)

Andrew Jemiolo
Andrew Jemiolo (Scime)

Regis John
Regis John (Scime)

Xingzhi Lyu
Xingzhi Lyu (Tu)

John McKee
John McKee (Scime)

Ripu Nirwan
Ripudaman Nirwan (Koepke)

Sam Nogami
Sam Nogami (Koepke)

Mitchell Paul
Mitchell Paul (Scime)

Greg Riggs
Gregory Riggs (Koepke)

Thomas Steinberger
Thomas Steinberger (Scime)

Katey Stevenson
Katey Stevenson (Scime)

Undergraduate Students

Justin Bowman (Cassak)
Matthew Lazo (Scime)
Ollie Lehki (Scime)
Alec Neu (Kobelski)
Michael Moran (Scime)