THE ZOO

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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Michael O. Thompson

Associate Professor

Cornell Material Science & Engineering

mot1@cornell.edu

Professor Michael Thompson received his B.S. in Applied Physics from CalTech in 1979 and M.S./Ph.D degrees in Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell. For the past 35 years, his group's research has focused on the behavior of semiconductor materials under pulsed and CW laser exposure. He is coauthor on more than 350 papers and over 20 patents.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

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Aine Connolly

Ph.D. Candidate

B.A. Physics,

Vassar College 2017

ac2733@cornell.edu

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Ming-Chiang Chang

Ph.D. Student

M.S. Material Science & Engineering,

Northwestern University 2017

mc2663@cornell.edu

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Duncan Sutherland

Ph.D. Candidate (Co: van Dover)

M.S. Adv. Mat. Analysis & Char,

University of Oregon 2016

drs378@cornell.edu

Katie Gann

Ph.D. Student

M.S. Material Science,

Colorado School of Mines 2019

krg66@cornell.edu

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

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Zezette Pflaum

Undergrad Student

B.S. Materials Science & Engineering,

Cornell University 2022 (expected)

ztp4@cornell.edu