Professional Service

  • Entity: International EPR Society Treasurer. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: ISMAR/EUROMAR 2019 Conference Member of the scientific committee. 2017 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahasse, FL External Advisory Committee. 2016 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: Spins in Organic Semicondcutors (SPINOS) Conference Scientific Committee. 2011 - present
  • Entity: Rocky Mountain Conference EPR Symposium Member of Program Committee. 2010 - present

Internal Service

  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Development Committee. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Faculty Search Committee for High Energy Physics. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Policy Board. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Safety Committee. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Space Committee. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Integrated Science Core Curriculum Development Committee. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Career Faculty Review Committee of Hans Malissa. Member, 2016 - 2017. service.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Safety Committee. Chair, 2016 - 2017. service.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Space Committee. Chair, 2016 - 2017. service.
  • Ombuds Committee for Physics and Astronomy graduate students. Member, 2015 - present. service.
  • Physics and Astronomy New-Building Committee. Member, 2014 - 2017. service.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Graduate Recruitment Committee. Chair, 2014 - 2017. service.
  • Condensed Matter Faculty Search Committee. Chair, 2011 - 2012. service.
  • RPT subcommittee for Anil Seth's informal review. Member, 2011 - 2011. service.
  • RPT subcommittee for Adam Bolton's formal review. Chair, 2011 - 2011. service.
  • Condensed Matter Faculty Search Committee. Member, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Future Committee. Member, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Policy Board. Member, 2010 - 2016. service.
  • Associate Chair. 2010 - 2015. service.
  • Presentation of the Frontiers of Physics lecture at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 2009 - 2011. service.

Honors & Awards

  • University of Utah Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Award. University of Utah, 2018
  • Student Choice Award for Undergraduate Seminar Spring 2018. University of Utah Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2018
  • Silver Medal for Physics and Materials Science. International Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Society, 2016
  • Student Choice Award for Undergraduate Seminar Spring 2013. University of Utah Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2013
  • CAREER Award. National Science Foundation, 2010
  • Communication Award of the HMI Berlin. Hahn-Meitner-Institute Berlin, 2004
  • IHK Wissenschaftspreis der Nordhessischen Wirtschaft. Dissertation Award of the University of Marburg. Industrial and Trade Chamber Nordhessen, 2004
  • Dissertation Award Adlershof. Initiativgemeinschaft Außeruniversitärer Forschungseinrichtungen in Adlershof e.V., 2003
  • Phi-Kappa-Phi Membership. Phi-Kappa-Phi Academic Honor Society, 2000
  • Fulbright-Scholarship. Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 1997
  • Hans-Böckler-Scholarship. Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, 1994

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