2017
Alumni (Fellow)

Adam Fallon

Laura S. Bailey Jefferson Fellow
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Degrees:
B.S. University of Oklahoma (2012)
B.A. University of Oklahoma (2012)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Physics

Bio:

Adam Fallon recently gave an invited seminar at the Joint Quantum Institute, a partnership between National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg and the University of Maryland. Last spring as Academic Chair for the Graduate Physics Students Association, of which he is a founding member, Adam organized an interdisciplinary colloquium given by renowned climate-scientist Michael E. Mann, director of the Earth System Science Center and Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State. He was inducted into the Raven Society at UVA this past fall. Adam is in the final stages of preparing for an upcoming precision measurement using ultra-cold atoms which will make up the bulk of his dissertation, and expects to complete his PhD in the spring of 2018, following which he plans to pursue a post-doctorate fellowship in atomic physics.

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