ILLINOIS PHYSICS Condensate is a semiannual publication of the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Each issue is distributed in print to about 7,000 alumni by mail. The online edition of the magazine provides a forum for alumni, faculty, and students to share their stories and pictures and to support greater engagement in the Illinois Physics community.
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Richard Ahrenkiel, Research Professor, Colorado School of Mines
Meigan Aronson, Dean, Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia
David Awschalom, Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
James Bray, Chief Scientist, Power Conservation Systems, General Electric
Lewis "Lonnie" Edelheit, Senior Vice President R&D, General Electric Company (retired)
Brand Fortner, Adjunct Physics Professor and Teaching Professor, North Carolina State University
James C. Garland, President Emeritus, Miami University
Donald Gubser, Retired Superintendent, Naval Research Laboratory
George Laramore, Radiation Oncologist, University of Washington Medical Center
Laurie McNeil, Bernard Gray Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
David Mortara, President, Mortara Instrument Inc.
Sam Petuchowski, Partner, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
Serge Rudaz, Principal Scientist, Philips Lumileds Lighting (retired)
Terry Smith, Senior Staff Scientist, 3M
Gay Stewart, Eberly Professor of STEM Education, West Virginia University
Basil Tripsas, Senior Research Scientist, Center for Naval Analyses (retired)
Mark Zediker, Chief Technology Officer, Foro Energy