Class of 2009

Current senior physics majors:


Sara Atwater

East Aurora, NY

Research: Polymer Physics (since 2nd year)


Whitney Brooks

Chesapeake, VA

Research: Cosmology (since 2nd year)


Berta Darakchieva

Plovdiv, Bulagaria

Research: Nuclear Physics (since 1st year)


Mila Evtimova

Sofia, Bulgaria

Research: Nuclear Physics (since 1st year)


Brent Follin

Jefferson, MD

Research: Cosmology (since 1st year)


Brian Mahoney

East Aurora, NY

Research: synthetic chemistry (since 1st year)


Ben Rybolt

Hixson, TN

Research: Cosmology (since 2nd year)


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Matt Trawick holds a B.A. from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. He was a postdoctoral fellow and later a lecturer at Princeton University before coming to the University of Richmond as an assistant professor in 2004. His research interests include block copolymers, nanotechnology, and atomic force microscopy.