People

Oana D. Jurchescu

Baker Family Professor of Physics

Office: 217 Olin Physics Laboratory

Email: jurchescu@wfu.edu

Tel: 336-758-4407

Education

Honors and Awards

2022 - NSF Special Creativity

2020 - Graduate School Student Association Faculty Excellence Award

2018 - Physics Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

2018 - URECA Award For Excellence in Mentorship in Research and Creative Work

2017 - Kulynych Family Omicron Delta Kappa Award

2015 - WFU Award for Excellence in Research

2014 - Featured in J. Mater. Chem. C's Emerging Investigators Issue

2013 - Wake Forest Innovation award

2013 - NSF CAREER award

2013 - Wake Forest University Reid-Doyle Prize for Excellence in Teaching

2012 - Wake Forest University Faculty Endowment Fund Fellowship

2012 - Physics Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

2010 - ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Postdoctoral researchers

Dr. Hurriyet Yuce Cakir

Graduate students

Matthew Waldrip

Ryan Sullivan

Derek Dremann

Manikanta (Mani) Makala

Motahhare (Moti) Mirhosseini

Katie Koch

Undergraduate students

Arina Yu

Eduardo Castellanos

Jarlem Lopez Morel

Vacancies

For questions and more details email oana@wfu.edu.

Alumni

Colin Tyznik ('21) - Sandia National Lab

Hamna Iqbal ('21) - NCSU

Andrew Zeidell ('20) - American Institute of Physics

Peter Diemer ('20) - Wake Forest University

Zach Lamport ('19) - Columbia University, then Exponent

Robby Bradford ('19) - Lockheed Martin

James Lee ('19) - Federal Reserve

Sajant Anand ('18) - University of Cambridge

Katrina Barth ('18) - Duke University

Laura Jennings ('18) - Dow Corning

Ben Scharmann ('18) - Georgia Tech

Shengcheng Chen ('18) - UC Berkeley

Angela Harper ('17) - University of Cambridge

Jacori Hayes, ('16) - FC Dallas (pro soccer)

Hannah Smith ('16) - Princeton University

Katelyn Goetz ('16) - Heidelberg Univ., Germany

Yaochuan Mei ('16) - Industry

Jeremy Ward ('15) - Air Force Research Lab

Abdul Obaid ('15) - Stanford University

Andy Vuong ('15) - UCLA

Derek Fogel ('15) - Colorado School of Mines

Maggie Payne ('14) - UC Berkeley

Loah Stevens ('13) - Rice University

Chris Lyle ('13) - Columbia University

Alyssa Brigeman ('13) - Penn State

Jack Owen ('12) - GE

Natalia Azarova ('11) - CU Boulder

Daniel David ('10)

Daniel Gallagher ('10)

Claire McLellan ('10) - UC Santa Barbara

Anna Pitz ('10) - VCU