Placement of Graduates-Dept of Physics - Carnegie Mellon University

Placement of Recent PhD's

Placements of students who graduated with a PhD in Physics from Carnegie
Mellon are listed by year below.  Since 2000, our graduate students have
gone, on average, into industry, national laboratories, and academia as
follows:
- Industry: ~30%
- National Laboratories: ~17%
- Academia (Post Doc): ~53%


Academic Year 2012/2013

- Post Doc, Carnegie Mellon University
- Post Doc, Brookhaven National Laboratory
- Post Doc, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
- Post Doc, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Material Scientist, RJ Lee Group, Pittsburgh, PA
- Process Engineer, Lam Research, Fremont, CA
- Post Doc, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
- Post Doc, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
- Post Doc, MIT
- Post Doc, Carnegie Mellon University

Academic Year 2011/2012

- Post Doc, Rice University
- Post Doc, McGill University, Canada
- Post Doc, UC Riverside
- Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh
- Post Doc, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO
- Post Doc, KEK, Japan
- Research Scientist, Schlumberger, Houston, TX
- Research Scientist, Sage Bionetworks, Seattle, WA
- Sr. Engineer, Intel, Portland, OR
- Technology Associate, Thomson Reuters, New York, NY
- Sr. Engineer, Intel, Portland, OR
- Research Scientist, Nokomis Inc., Charleroi, PA
- Post Doc, UC San Diego
- Post Doc, National University of Singapore

Academic Year 2010/2011

- Post Doc, University of Basel, Switzerland
- Post Doc, Carnegie Mellon University
- Post Doc, National Institute of Health, Maryland
- Post Doc, University of West Virginia
- Post Doc, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, CA
- Engineer, Intel, Portland, OR
- Post Doc, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
- Post Doc, University of Indiana
- Post Doc, University of Washington, Seattle
- Sr. Engineer, Covidien Inc., Mansfield, MA
 
Academic Year 2009/2010

- Post Doc, Durham University, England
- Post Doc, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Germany
- Research Scientist, Nokomis Inc., Charleroi, PA
- Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
- Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh
- Post Doc, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
- Post Doc, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Academic Year 2008/2009

- Assistant Professor, Washington and Jefferson College

Academic Year 2007/2008

- Post Doc, University of Iowa
- Research Scientist, JPL, Pasadena
- Engineer, Intel
- Post Doc, Carnegie Institute of Washington
- Post Doc, University of Minnesota
- Post Doc, Sandia National Laboratory
- Post Doc, UC Santa Barbara
- Post Doc, Jefferson Laboratory
- Research Scientist, Intel Corporation
- Post Doc, Carnegie Mellon University
- Staff Physicist, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
- Post Doc, Imperial College London, England

Academic Year 2006/2007

- Research Scientist, Physical Optics Corporation
- Post Doc, Brookhaven National Laboratory
- Post Doc, Korean Institute for Advanced Study
- Post Doc, IUCAA, Pune
- Post Doc, Brookhaven National Laboratory
- Post Doc, University of Susssex, England
- Quantitative Analyst, CitiBank, New York

Academic Year 2005/2006

- Research Scientist, Intel
- Post Doc, Seagate
- Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh
- Post Doc, Argonne National Laboratory
- Post Doc, Argonne National Laboratory
- Post Doc, North Carolina State University
- Post Doc, Old Dominion University
- Post Doc, Argonne National Laboratory
- Engineer, Intel Corporation
- Post Doc, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Beijing
- Research Scientist, Intrigue Technologies Inc.

Academic Year 2004/2005

- Post Doc, University of Rochester
- Analyst, Barclays Capital
- Research Scientist, Google
- Post Doc, Kyoto, Japan

Academic Year 2003/2004

- Post Doc, Sandia National Laboratory
- Engineer, Intel
- Financial Consultant
- Post Doc, Columbia University
- Research Scientist, Arete Associates
- President of South Asian Physics Foundation
- Research Scientist, Boeing Corporation
- Post Doc, Los Alamos National Laboratory
- Post Doc, University of Michigan
- Research Scientist, Raytheon

Academic Year 2002/2003

- Professor, King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia
- Royal Society Post Doc, University College London, England
- Post Doc, Jefferson Laboratory
- Post Doc    
- Assistant Professor, Penn State University, McKeesport
- Post Doc
- Quantitative Analyst, Pequot Capital Management
- Post Doc, Penn State University

Academic Year 2001/2002

- Post Doc, UC Santa Barbara
- Post Doc, Wayne State University
- Post Doc, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
- Post Doc, Max Plank Institute, Dresden, Germany
- Research Scientist, Caliper Technologies Corp.

Academic Year 2000/2001

- Post Doc, University of Maryland
- Staff Engineer/Scientist, IBM Fishkill
- Post Doc, University of Chicago
- Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania at Bloomsburg
- Post Doc, Fermilab
- Post Doc, University of Georgia
- Research Scientist, IMC Corporation
- Post Doc, Harvard University
- Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
- Research Scientist, IBM    

Academic Year 1999/2000    

- Staff Engineer/Scientist, IBM Burlington