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: ~33%
- National Laboratories: ~17%
- Academia (Post Doc): ~50%


Academic Year 2013/2014

- Engineer, Quest Link, San Diego, CA
- Assistant Professor, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
- Data Scientist, Drawbridge Inc., San Mateo, CA
- Post Doc, Duke University, Durham, NC
- Senior Data Science Engineer, Castlight Health, San Francisco, CA
- Systems Engineer, Data Science Automation Inc., McMurray, PA
- Post Doc, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, CA
- Quantitative Analyst, WorldQuant LLC, Old Greenwich, CT
- Software Engineer, Yahoo!, Sunnyvale, CA

Academic Year 2012/2013

- Post Doc, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
- Post Doc, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
- Post Doc, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 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, Leuven, Belgium
- Post Doc, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
- Post Doc, MIT, Cambridge, MA
- Post Doc, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

Academic Year 2011/2012

- Post Doc, Rice University, Houston, TX
- Post Doc, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
- Post Doc, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA
- Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
- Post Doc, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO
- Post Doc, KEK, Tsukuba, 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, La Jolla, CA
- Post Doc, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Academic Year 2010/2011

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

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

Academic Year 2008/2009

- Assistant Professor, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA

Academic Year 2007/2008

- Post Doc, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
- Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
- Engineer, Intel, Portland, OR
- Post Doc, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Washington, DC
- Post Doc, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
- Post Doc, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM
- Post Doc, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
- Post Doc, Jefferson Laboratory, Newport News, VA
- Research Scientist, Intel, Portland, OR
- Post Doc, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
- Staff Physicist, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, Baltimore, MD
- Post Doc, Imperial College, London, England, UK

Academic Year 2006/2007

- Research Scientist, Physical Optics Corporation, Torrance, CA
- Post Doc, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
- Post Doc, Korean Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea
- Post Doc, IUCAA, Pune, India
- Post Doc, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
- Post Doc, University of Sussex, Brighton, England, UK
- Quantitative Analyst, Citibank, New York, NY

Academic Year 2005/2006

- Research Scientist, Intel, Portland, OR
- Post Doc, Seagate, Cupertino, CA
- Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
- Post Doc, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL
- Post Doc, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL
- Post Doc, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
- Post Doc, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
- Post Doc, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL
- Engineer, Intel, Portland, OR
- Post Doc, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Beijing, China
- Research Scientist, Intrigue Technologies Inc., Bridgeville, PA

Academic Year 2004/2005

- Post Doc, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
- Analyst, Barclays Capital, New York, NY
- Research Scientist, Google, Mountain View, CA
- Post Doc, Kyoto, Japan

Academic Year 2003/2004

- Post Doc, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM
- Engineer, Intel, Portland, OR
- Financial Consultant
- Post Doc, Columbia University, New York, NY
- Research Scientist, Arete Associates, Santa Rosa, CA
- President of South Asian Physics Foundation
- Research Scientist, Boeing Corporation, Seattle, WA
- Quantitative Analyst, Pequot Capital Management, Westport, CT
- Post Doc, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
- Post Doc, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
- Research Scientist, Raytheon, Waltham, MA

Academic Year 2002/2003

- Professor, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
- Royal Society Post Doc, University College, London, England, UK
- Post Doc, Jefferson Laboratory, Newport News, VA
- Post Doc
- Assistant Professor, Penn State University, McKeesport, PA
- Post Doc
- Post Doc, Penn State University, State College, PA

Academic Year 2001/2002

- Post Doc, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
- Post Doc, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
- Post Doc, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
- Post Doc, Max Planck Institut, Dresden, Germany
- Research Scientist, Caliper Technologies Corp., Hopkinton, MA

Academic Year 2000/2001

- Post Doc, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
- Staff Engineer/Scientist, IBM, Fishkill, NY
- Post Doc, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
- Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA
- Post Doc, Fermilab, Batavia, IL
- Post Doc, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
- Research Scientist, IMC Corporation, Indianapolis, IN
- Post Doc, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
- Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
- Research Scientist, IBM

Academic Year 1999/2000    

- Software Engineer, Avanti Systems, Toronto, Canada
- Staff Engineer/Scientist, IBM, Burlington, VT