People

Principal Investigator

Dr. Guang Bian 

Education:

Tsinghua University (Beijing, 2000-2007), BS. MS. Physics

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007-2012), Ph.D. Physics

Thesis: Angle-resolved photoemission and first-principles studies of topological thin films

Employment:

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Physics, Princeton University (2013-2016)

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Missouri at Columbia (2016-2022)

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Missouri at Columbia (2022-present)


Graduate Students

Jacob Cook 

Clayton Conner

Hriday Dhar Joni


Avinash Sah


Undergraduate Students

Geoff Watson

James McMillen

Carter Woods

Riley Satterfield

Joseph Berglund


Alumni

Qiangsheng (Johnson) Lu ( MU PhD 2022, now postdoc at Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Xiaoqian Zhang (Visiting PhD student from Nanjing University, now research assistant professor at Southeastern University (China)

Kyle Chen (High-school researcher, Rockbridge High School, Columbia, MO, U.S. Presidential Scholar 2022, now undergraduate at Caltech)

Prof. Tay-Rong Chang (Visiting professor, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)

Angus Huang (Visiting PhD student, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

Chris (Zichun) Xiao (High-school researcher, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, NC)

Adam D. Smith (MU undergraduate, PhD program at University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Madison Schwinn (REU, MU undergraduate, PhD program at Northwestern University)

Chi Chen (MU undergraduate, PhD program at Virginia Tech University)

Buyuan Luo (MU undergraduate, graduate program at University of Copenhagen)

Xiangyu Lin (MU undergraduate, PhD program at Georgetown University)

Matthew Snyder (MU undergraduate, PhD program at University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Duy Tung Nguyen (MU undergraduate, graduate program at University of Missouri, Columbia)


Guang, Johnson, Jacob, Madison, Matthew, Buyuan, Chi, Xiangyu (from left to right, November 2018)