Curriculum Vitae
Department of Physics and J.R. Macdonald Laboratory
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
Phone: 785-532-1620



Doctor of Philosophy, Physics, 1997.
     JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.
          Thesis Title: Many-body effects in Bose-Einstein condensates of dilute atomic gases.
          Thesis Advisor: Professor Chris H. Greene
Bachelor of Science, Physics, Summa Cum Laude, 1993.
     Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.


2007-present Professor, Kansas State University
2003-2007 Associate Professor, Kansas State University
1999-2003 Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
1997-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physics (ITAMP),  Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
1994-1997 Graduate Research Assistant, JILA, University of Colorado
1993 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, University of Colorado
1989-1993 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Department of Physics, Kansas State University


Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2006.
Kansas State University "Making a Difference" Award, 2005.
Schwenk Teaching Award, 2002.
Research Corporation Research Innovation Award, 2000.
Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis in Atomic, Molecular, or Optical Physics, 1999.
ITAMP Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1997-1999.
National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship (declined), 1997.
University of Colorado Fellowship, 1993-1994.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, Kansas State University, 1991-1993.

Professional activities and organizations

Elected positions: Executive Committee, APS Few-Body Topical Group, 2006-2009.
Session Chair: Short Pulse Interactions with Molecules, DAMOP; Calgary, Canada; 2007.
  Photoassociation, Efimov, and Feshbach Physics, DAMOP; Knoxville, Tennessee; 2006.
Thesis Prize Session, DAMOP; Lincoln, Nebraska; 2005.
Collisions, Atomic Physics Gordon Conference; Tilton, New Hampshire; 2003.
Cold Molecules, DAMOP; Boulder, Colorado; 2003.
Bose-Einstein Condensates II: Theory, DAMOP; Storrs, Connecticut; 2000.
Workshop on Degenerate Quantum Gases in Low-Dimensionality, ITAMP; 2004.
Workshop on Fragmentation and Recombination in Novel Three- and Four-body Systems, ITAMP; 1999.
DAMOP Thesis Prize Committee; 2003--2005; Chair; 2004--2005.
General organizing committee, International Conference on Electron, Atom, and Photon Collisions; 2001-2005.
American Physical Society (APS); 1996-present.
APS Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics; 1996-present.
APS Division of Chemical Physics; 1996-present.
APS Few-Body Topical Group; 1996-present.
National Science Foundation grant proposals; 1998-present.
Department of Energy grant proposals; 1997-present.
Physical Review A, B, E, and Letters; Physics Letters A; Journal of Physics B; New Journal of Physics; Optics Express; European Journal of Physics D; Europhysics Letters; 1995-present.