Current students

Research Topic Student Name
Measurements of keV neutron scattering Amanda Youmans
Measurements of Fast Neutron Scattering Kumar Mohindroo
Neutron capture and transmission measurements and analysis Jesse Brown
Thermal neutron scattering (with Prof. Liu) Kemal Ramic
Thermal neutron scattering measurements (with Prof. Liu) Carl Wendorff


Ph.D. Degree

Student Name Thesis Title Degree Graduated
Dr. Devin Barry Neodymium Neutron Transmission And Capture Measurements And Development of A New Transmission Detector. Ph.D. Dec 2003
Dr. Mike Trbovich Hafnium Neutron Cross-Sections and Resonance Analysis. Ph.D. Dec 2003
Dr. Tim Donovan Monte Carlo Neutral Particle Transport Through a Binary Stochastic Mixture Using Cord Length Sampling Ph.D. Dec 2003
Dr. Lee Changqing Characterization of Thin Coatings Using Eddy Current Methods Ph.D. Aug 2004
Dr. Bryndol Sones Production of intense, tunable, quasi-monochromatic X-rays using the RPI linear accelerator Ph.D. Aug 2004
Dr. Jeff Geuther Radiation Generation with Pyroelectric Crystals Ph.D. May 2007
Dr. Donald Gillich Particle Acceleration with Pyroelectric Crystals Ph.D. May 2009
Dr. Frank Saglime High Energy Neutron Differential Scattering Measurements for Beryllium and Molybdenum Ph.D. Aug 2009
Dr. Catherine Romano Variations In Fission Fragment Mass Distributions As A Function Of Incident Neutron Energy Measured In A Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer Ph.D. Aug 2009
Dr. Justin Clinton Optimization and Characterization of a Novel Self Powered Solid State Neutron Detector Ph.D. Dec 2011
Dr. Michael Rapp Design and Construction of a Large Area Detector System and Neutron Total Cross Section Measurements in the Energy Range 0.4 To 20 MeV Ph.D. Dec 2011
Dr. Jason Thompson A Method for (n,alpha) and (n,p) Cross Section Measurements Using A Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer Ph.D. May 2012
Dr. Rian Bahran A New High Energy Resolution Neutron Transmission Detector at the Gaerttner LINAC Center and Isotopic Molybdenum Total Cross Section Measurements in the keV-Region Ph.D. Aug 2013
Dr. Ezekiel Blaine Measurement of Prompt Fission Neutron Spectrum and Multiplicity Using A Gamma Tag Double Time-Of-Flight Setup Ph.D. Dec 2014
Dr. Adam Daskalakis Measurement of Elastic and Inelastic Neutron Scattering in the Energy Range from 0.5 to 20 MeV Ph.D. Dec 2015
Dr. Brian McDermott Resonance Region Capture Cross Section Measurements In Iron And Tantalum Using A New D6D6 Detector Array Ph.D. Sep 2016
Dr. Adam Weltz Application and Development of Microstructured Solid-State Neutron Detectors Ph.D. Aug 2017
Dr. Nicholas Thompson Measuring and Validating Neutron Capture Cross Sections Using a Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer Ph.D. Aug 2017

M.S. Degree

Student Name Thesis Title Degree Graduated
Frank Saglime Experimental Results for the RPI Bubble Fusion Project M.S. Aug 2004
Leonid Severnyak Fission to Capture Ratio Measurements M.S. Dec 2005
Wangerin Kristen Passive Quenching Electrical Model of Silicon Photomultipliers (SSPMs) M.S. July 2008
Andrew Kovanen Generation of Radiation from Pyroelectric Crystals M.S. Aug 2009
Matthew Evans Basic Properties of Pyroelectric Crystals M.S. May 2010
Adam Daskalakis Optimization of pyroelectric neutron generators M.S. May 2011
Benjamin Lawrence Medical Isotope Production Utilizing Photonuclear Interactions M.S. Dec 2011
Sean Piela Improving Epithermal Transmission Measurements by Optimizing Neutron Production and Detection M.S. May 2013
Hyung Jin Choun Response of the Li-6-enriched Cs2LiYCl6:Ce3+ (CLYC) detector to gamma-rays, fast and thermal neutrons M.S. Aug 2017