Ugur Akgun

Ugur Akgun, Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor

Ugur Akgun is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the UI and a is an Associate Professor at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He specializes in advanced glasses for high energy physics detectors, as well as computational biophysics and detector simulations for the medical field. He develops radiation resistant glasses which the Iowa HEP group tests and characterizes in test-beam experiments.

 

Alexei Bazavov

Adjunct Assistant Professor
 

David Berman

Adjunct Associate Professor

David H. Berman is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Iowa.

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Burak Bilki, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Burak Bilki received his Ph.D. in 2011 from the University of Iowa before becoming spokesperson for the T-1041 CMS upgrade program at Fermilab. He is a member of the CALICE collaboration and has contributed significant effort to that program. He also currently holds a position with Beykent University in Istanbul, Turkey. His current work involves the protoDUNE at CERN as well as CMS detector upgrade R&D

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Rachael Filwett, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Rachael’s research interests are in observational space physics. She is particularly interested in high energy ions and how they are accelerated and transported from the near-Sun environment to, and through, planetary magnetospheres.

 

Philip Kurian, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Philip Kurian is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Iowa.

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Randall McEntaffer

Adjunct Associate Professor

Randall L. McEntaffer is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Iowa.

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James Wetzel, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Wetzel received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 2014, where he develops R&D programs for Professor Yasar Onel. He was an visiting assistant professor of physics at Augustana College and is an adjunct assistant professor of physics at Coe College where he teaches its only Astronomy course and lab. His research interests include next generation radiation tolerant calorimetry.

 

Taylan Yetkin

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Taylan Yetkin is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Iowa.