Where are they now? Postdocs and Researchers

We have had many wonderful scientists work in our department as postdocs and researchers over the years. They are listed here, with their current affiliations, in reverse order of when they worked at Princeton.  If you have additions or corrections, please email Stephanie Reif at sreif@princeton.edu

NAME START END CURRENT INSTITUTION
Andres Plazas Malagon 2018 2022 SLAC/Stanford
Mitsuru Kokubo 2021 2022 NAOJ
Andrina Nicola 2018 2022 Washington University, St. Louis
Chris White 2020 2022 Flatiron Institute, CCA
Meng Gu 2019 2022 Postdoc at Carnegie
Neven Caplar 2017 2022 U Washington
Kassandra Anderson 2019 2022 GlobalFoundries
Chris Spalding 2020 2022 Teaching high school physics in Boston area
Sarah Millholland 2020 2022 MIT
Allison Strom 2020 2022 Northwestern
Dan Tamayo 2018 2022 Harvey Mudd
Wenbin Lu 2021 2022 Berkeley
Rachael Beaton 2017 2022 STScI
Song Huang 2019 2021 Tsinghua University 
Archie Bott 2019 2021 Oxford University
Remy Joseph 2018 2021 Oskar Klein Center, Stockholm
Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro 2019 2021 Flatiron Institute
Jeong-Gyu Kim 2018 2021 NAOJ/KASI
Hiroki Nagakura 2018 2021 NAOJ
Vladimir Zhdankin 2018 2021 Flatiron Institute
Silvio Cerri 2017 2021 CNRS Laboratoire Lagrange, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
Alice Pisani 2017 2021 Cooper Union/Flatiron
Jose Zorilla-Matilla 2020 2021 Columbia University
Morgan  Schmitz 2020 2021 University of Nice-Cote d’Azur
Philip Mocz 2017 2021 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Patrick Crumley 2017 2020 Osmos Data
Maria Petropoulou 2017 2020 National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Massimo Gaspari 2015 2020 INAF Astrophysics and Space Science Observatory
Yuran (Alex) Chen 2017 2020 University of Colorado
Daniel Lecoanet 2019 2020  
Evan Schneider 2017 2020 University of Pittsburgh
Fred Moolekamp 2016 2020 Rochester Institute of Technology
Eric Coughlin 2019 2020 Syracuse University
Kenta Hotokezaka 2017 2020 RESCEU, University of Tokyo
Sean Johnson 2016 2020 University of Michigan
Tomohiro Ono 2018 2020  
Zhenyu Wang 2016 2020 Ohio State University
Justyna Sokol 2019 2020  
Johan Samsing 2014 2019  
Yajie Yuan 2016 2019 Washington University in St. Louis
Eylen Vincent Van 2018 2019 University College London
Jia Liu 2016 2019 Harvard University
Peter Melchior 2015 2019 Princeton University
Tim Morton 2013 2019 University of Southern California
Waqas Bhatti 2012 2019  
Elinor Medezinski 2015 2019 Stealth Mode Startup Company
Kento Masuda 2016 2019 Osaka University
Viktoriya Giryanskaya 2016 2019 Pennsylvania State University
David Radice 2016 2019 Pennsylvania State University
Cristobal Sifon 2016 2019 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.
Adrian Price-Whelan 2016 2019 Flatiron Institute
Jiming Shi 2014 2019 Spotify
Mat Madhavacheril 2016 2019 Perimeter University
Rahul Kumar 2015 2019 Queens University
Qing Jia 2015 2019  
Illya Plotnikov 2017 2018 Observatoire Midi-Pyrenee, IRAP, Toulouse, France
Pim Schellart 2016 2018 AMS Software Design Engineer at Apple
Yuri Cavecchi 2016 2018 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Yuan-Sen Ting 2017 2018 Australian National University
Merlin Fisher-Levine 2016 2018  
Nick Battaglia 2014 2018 The College of Arts & Sciences
Bob Armstrong 2014 2018 Research Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National
Meng Li 2017 2018  
Josh Meyers 2016 2018  
Michael Carr 1993 2018 University of Massachusetts
Vasily Geyko 2017 2018  
Tim Stoltzfus-Dueck 2014 2018 Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Luca Comisso 2015 2017 Columbia University
Ondrej Pejcha 2013 2017 Charles University, Prague
Rachel Bezanson 2016 2017 University of Pittsburgh
Andreas Ritter 2014 2017 ETH Zurich
Penev Kalo 2011 2017 University of Texas Dallas
Jaehong Park 2013 2017 Perdue University
Ido Barth 2015 2017  
Manasvi Lingam 2015 2016 Florida Tech
Pallavi Bhat 2015 2016  
Lorenzo Sironi 2011 2016 Columbia
Damiano Caprioli 2011 2016 University of Chicago
Val-BorroMiguel  de 2012 2016 GSFC
Zhaohuan Zhu 2011 2016 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Arron Skinner 2013 2016 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 
Erminia Calabrese 2015 2016 Cardiff University
Renee Holzek 2011 2015 University of Toronto
Kengo Tomida 2012 2015 Tohoku University
Taysun Kimm 2012 2015 Yonsei University, Korea
Benoît Cerutti 2013 2015 CNRS, Grenoble, France
Kyle Parfrey 2012 2015 Trinity College Dublin School of Mathematics
Mathew Kunz 2011 2015 Princeton University
Tamas Kovacs 2015 2015  
Genevieve Graves 2012 2014 Eye0, Inc
Lorenzo Mercolli 2012 2014  
Yoshiki Matsuoka 2013 2014 Ehime University, Japan
Emily Rauscher 2012 2014 University of Michigan
Lucianne Walkowicz 2011 2014 Adler Planetarium
Stephanie Tonnesen 2010 2014 Observatory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington
Joshua Dolence 2011 2014 Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) 
Jose Prieto 2011 2014 Universidad Diego Portales 
Svetlin Tassev 2012 2014  
Jeremy Murphy 2012 2014 Grant Street Group
Naonori Sugiyama 2012 2014 KAVLI Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (IPMU) 
Jeremiah Murphy 2011 2014 Florida State University
Daan Meerburg 2011 2013 Cambridge University
Fabian Schmidt 2012 2013 Max Planck Institute For Astrophysics (MPA)
Markus Janson 2011 2013 Wallenberg Academy Fellows (Initiated by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in close collaboration with five royal academies and sixteen universities.)
Kendrick Smith 2009 2013 Perimeter Institute,Waterloo Ontario
Cullen Blake 2009 2013 University
of Pennsylvania
Brian Metzger 2009 2013 Columbia University
Christophe Gissinger 2009 2012 Laboratoire de Physique Statistique- Department of Physics. Ecole Normale Superieure
Neelima Sehgal 2011 2012 Stony Brook University
Dustin Lang 2009 2012 University of Toronto
Steve Bickerton 2007 2012 Orbital Insight
Paul Bode 1998 2012  
Dimitrios Giannios 2008 2012 Perdue University
Madhusudhan Nikku 2010 2012 University of Cambrodge
Greg Novak 2008 2011 Stitch Fix
Michael McElwain 2007 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Chiaki Hikage 2009 2011 Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe/ KAVLI IPMU
Richard Cool 2008 2011 MMT Observatory
Andrei Mesinger 2008 2011 Scuola Normale Superiore
David Spiegel 2008 2011 Simons Foundation, Flatiron Institute, CCA
Jason Nordhaus 2008 2011 National Technical Institute for the Deaf  Rochester Institute of Technology
John Wise 2009 2011 Georgia Institute of Technology
Emmanouela Rantsiou 2009 2011 Neutron Optics
Ardis Eliasdottir 2008 2010 Amazon
Beth Reid 2008 2010 KoBold Metals
Mariska Kriek 2007 2010 University of California, Berkeley
Jenny Greene 2006 2010 Princeton University
Toby Marriage 2006 2010 Johns Hopkins
Markus Wetzstein 2007 2010 Swiss National Supercomuting Center, CSCS
Fergal Mullally 2007 2010 Orbital
Caroline Zunckel 2008 2010 University of KwaZulu-Natal
Laurent Ibgui 2008 2010 LERMA /The Observatoire de Paris
Sudeep Das 2008 2009 Netflix
Carlos Badenes 2007 2009 University of Piitsburgh/ Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Viviana Acquaviva 2007 2009 CUNY NYC College of Technology
M.K. Ryan Joung 2006 2009 Columbia University
Dmitri Uzdensky 2004 2009 University of Colorado at Boulder
Inese Ivans 2005 2009 The University of Utah
Iro Tasitsiomi 2005 2008 Director, Artificial Intelligence Labs at BlackRock
Yen-ting Lin 2005 2008 Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (ASIAA)
Amaya Moro-Martin 2005 2008 Space Telescope Science Institute/The Johns Hopkins University
Luc Dessart 2008 2008 Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille
Juna Kollmeier 2006 2008 Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
Mark Krumholz 2005 2008
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
The Australian National University
Aristotle Socrates 2004 2008 Head of Data at TextNow
Alicia Soderberg 2007 2008 Harvard University
Edo Berger 2004 2008 Harvard University
Hy Trac 2004 2007 Carnegie Mellon University
Todd Thompson 2005 2007 The Ohio State University
Yogesh Wadadekar 2006 2007 National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune India 
de Ven Glenn van 2006 2007 Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany
Michael Brown 2004 2006 Monash University
Andrew Youdin 2003 2006 The University of Arizona
Masamune Oguri 2004 2006 University of Tokyo, Japan
Doug Finkbeiner 2001 2006 Harvard University
Robert Crockett 2005 2006  
Tom Gardiner 2003 2006 Sandia National Laboratories
Takahiro Sumi 2002 2006 Osaka University, Japan
David Johnson 2004 2005  
Daniel Proga 2004 2005 University of Nevada
Dimitri Pourbaix 2005 2005 Free University of Brussels
Rachel Bean 2022 2005  
Brenda Frye 2001 2004 U Arizona
David Schlegel 1998 2004 Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Zeljko Ivezic 1997 2004 University of Washington
Andrew Stevens 2003 2004  
Jonathan Tan 2001 2004 Chalmers University and University of Virginia
Hiranya Peiris 2003 2004 Oskar Klein Centre of cosmoparticle physics 
Patrick Hall 2002 2004 York University
Todd Tripp 1997 2003 University of Massachusetts
Gabriela Mallen-Ornelas 2001 2002 University of Toronto
Laurent Eyer 2000 2002 University of Geneva
Kristen Menou 1999 2002 Columbia University (and also Toronto?)
Alin-Daniel  Panaitescu 1999 2002 Los Alamos National Laboratory
Serge Tabachnik 2000 2002 Lombaird Odier Asset Management
Aigen Li 1999 2002 University of Missouri
Bradley Hansen 1999 2002 UCLA
Licia Verde 2000 2001 Universidad de Barcelona,Instituto de ciencias del Cosmos/University of Oslo/ Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats, ICREA
Fathi Namouni 1999 2000 UMR LAGRANGE
Romeel Dave 1998 2000 U. Edinburgh
Michael Vogeley 1998 2000 Drexel University
Alexander Lazarian 1995 1999 University of Wisconsin
Alexandre Refregier 1997 1999 ETH Zurich
Greg Bryan 1997 1998 Columbia
Michael Richmond 1992 1997 Rochester Institute of Technology
Ed Fitzpatrick 1987 1997 Villanova
Mamoru Doi 1996 1997 University of Tokyo
Nick Gnedin 1994 1996 Fermi Lab/Chicago faculty
Ralph Wijers 1995 1995 U Amsterdam
Neil de Grasse Tyson 1991 1994 American Museum of Natural History
Mirt Gramann 1992 1994 Tartu Observatory, Estonia
Puragra Guhathakurta 1992 1994 University of California, Santa Cruz
Hyesung Kang 1993 1993 Pusan National University faculty
Dongsu Ryu 1993 1993 UNIST, Korea
K. Joachim Wambsganss 1990 1993 University Heidelberg
Luca Ciotti 1992 1992 University of Bologna
Frank Bertoldi 1989 1992 University of Bonn
Yichuan Pei 1990 1992 Johns Hopkins University
Charles Joseph 1985 1992 Rutgers
Arati Chokshi 1989 1990  
Lars Hernquist 1990 1990 Harvard
Miroslaw Panek 1988 1990  
Stanislaw Bajtlik 1990 1990 Polish Academy of Sciences
Space Research Center
Tod Lauer 1983 1990 NOIRLab
Yuzo Fujimoto 1989 1990  
Marc Postman 1986 1989 Space Telescope Science Institute
Jacqueline Hewitt 1988 1989 MIT
Douglas Woods 1987 1989 Marquette University
Robert Duncan 1986 1988 Professor at Oregon State University
Andrew Hamilton 1983 1986 University of Colorado
Steve Balbus 1983 1985 Oxford
Chanda Jog 1982 1984 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Rajaram Nityananda 1983 1984 Azim Premji University
John Giuliani 1981 1983 Naval Research Laboratory
Ethan Vishniac 1980 1982 Johns Hopkins University
Donald York 1970 1982  
Lennox Cowie 1976 1981 University of Hawaii
Steven Margolis 1979 1980 IBM
John Caldwell 1972 1977 N/A
Morris Podolak 1975 1976 Tel Aviv University
Telemachos Mouschovias 1975 1976 University of Illinois
Larry Smarr 1974 1976 UC San Diego
Donald Morton 1956 1976