←M. T. Homer Reid (homereid ατ mit.edu) is a postdoctoral Instructor in applied mathematics at MIT. Homer's research is on advanced numerical methods in physics, such as developing boundary-element methods and integral-equation formulations of electromagnetism for Casimir forces, thermal radiation, and other applications. Office: 2-155.

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**David Liu**(xdavidliu ατ gmail.com), PhD Physics (Sep 2015): Nonlinear Design in Nanophotonics. - →
**Xiangdong Liang**(xdliang ατ gmail.com), PhD Mathematics (Feb 2013): Modeling of Fluids and Waves with Analytics and Numerics. Currently at Aramco Services Co.. - ←Hila
Hashemi (hila ατ math.mit.edu), PhD Mathematics (Jan 2012): Geometric Manipulation of Light: From Nonlinear Optics to Invisibility Cloaks. Currently a data scientist at FICO.
- →Alexander McCauley (mccauley ατ mit
døt edu), PhD Physics (August 2011): Novel applications of Maxwell's equations to quantum and thermal phenomena. Currently at WiTricity.

- ←Ka Yan Karen Lee (kylkaren
ατ mit.edu), PhD Electrical Engineering (May 2011): Understanding new regimes for light-matter interactions. Currently at G2 FinTech.

- →M. T. Homer
Reid (homereid ατ mit.edu)
PhD Physics (Dec 2010), co-advised by Prof. Jacob
White: Fluctuating surface currents: a new algorithm for efficient prediction of Casimir interactions among arbitrary materials in arbitrary geometries". Currently an Instructor in Applied Math at MIT.

- André Kurs (akurs ατ mit
døt edu) PhD Physics (Dec 2010), co-advised by Prof. Marin Soljacic: Novel resonance-assisted electromagnetic transport phenomena. Currently at WiTricity.

- ←Alejandro
W. Rodriguez, PhD Physics
2010: Fluctuation-Induced
Interactions and Nonlinear Nanophotonics. Currently: Assistant
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University.

- →Ardavan Oskooi, ScD Materials Science and Engineering 2010: Computation & Design for Nanophotonics. Founder & CEO, Simpetus.

- ←Lei Zhang PhD Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2010 (co-advised with Prof. Jacob White): A Boundary Element Method with Surface Conductive Absorbers for 3-D Analysis of Nanophotonics. Currently at UBS Investment Bank.

- →Owen Miller (owen.miller ατ yale.edu), postdoctoral researcher 2012–2016, is currently an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics at Yale.
- Liang Jie Wong, postdoctoral researcher 2013–2014, currently Research Scientist at the Singapore Institute for Manufacturing and Technology (SIMTech).
- Jean-Christophe Nave, postdoctoral researcher 2009–2010, currently Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University.
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**Zhuanfang Bi**(bizhuanfang ατ gmail.com) was a visiting PhD student in 2010–2011 from Shandong University working on the design and fabrication of nonlinear-optical devices (resulting in this paper), who received her PhD from Shandong in 2012.

**Aryan Khojandi** was an undergraduate math major working
on fluid instabilities in extensional multilayered capillary flows.

**Amyas Chew** was an undergraduate physics major working on optical "billiard-ball" chaos, in collaboration with Prof. Yidong Chong at NTU.

**Alejandro Garcia** (acgarcia ατ mit.edu)
worked on a UROP project
involving integral-equation solvers and low-loss THz mirrors.

**Amy Guyomard** (amyguyomard ατ mit.edu)
MIT mathematics, worked
involving fluid instabilities in capillaries with strong thermal gradients.

**Rodrigo MuĂ±oz** (rodmk ατ mit.edu), MIT
computer science, worked on a UROP project involving
the Pochoir
compiler project for cache-oblivious stencil algorithms.

**Thanard Kurutach** (kurutach
ατ mit.edu), MIT
mathematics and EECS, working on a UROP project involving nonlinear
eigenproblems arising in integral-equation formulations of
electromagnetic scattering problems.

**Rolando La Placa** (laplaca ατ college.harvard.edu), an undergraduate physics major at Harvard, worked on light extraction for spontaneous emission.

**Jorge Perez**, MIT physics, worked on the computational modelling of Casimir forces in nanostructured geometries.
**David Ramirez** (d_ram ατ mit
døt edu), MIT physics,
worked on a UROP project involving intra-cavity nonlinear frequency
conversion, co-advised by Prof. Marin Soljacic, resulting in this paper. Currently a graduate student in physics at Stanford.

→**Jaime Varela**, MIT physics, worked on a UROP project involving multi-body Casimir interactions in fluids, resulting in this paper. Currently a graduate student in physics at Berkeley.

←**Amy Zhang**, MIT EECS, worked on a UROP project involving perfectly matched layer (PML) absorbing
boundaries.

**Issac Buenrostro**, worked on adaptive mesh-refinement for integral-equation
Casimir-force computations. Currently at Stanford.

**Arthur Parzygnat**, an undergraduate at Queen's college (class of
2010) who spent the summer of 2009 working on a project involving
rigorous conditions for localization in band gaps, resulting in this paper.

→**Thanasin Nampaisarn** is an undergraduate physics/math student
at MIT from Thailand who worked on a summer project involving
simultaneous localization of light and sound by simultaneous
three-dimensional phononic and photonic band gaps.

**Nathan Lachenmyer** is an undergraduate in the physics department
who worked on a summer UROP project involving quantum Casimir torques.

→Bryn Waldwick (waldwick ατ mit døt edu) worked on a UROP project involving bending losses in hollow-core Bragg fibers. He is also on the MIT golf team, and enjoys playing basketball as well as the saxophone and guitar.

←Ruitian Lang (percyl ατ mit døt edu) worked on a UROP project involving adiabatic theorems in discrete (or discretized) systems in Fall 2007.

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Xuancheng Shao (zero ατ mit.edu) worked on UROP projects in 2006 and 2007 involving minimal-arithmetic algorithms for discrete cosine and sine transforms (published here and here).

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