Oct. 2018: The times they are a changin'. And now this site is finally changing with them. Look for many updates ahead in the coming months...
Jun. 2018: Once again a pleasure to attend the annual Miller Symposium. Thank you to our fantastic speakers; it was a pleasure to be a part of the speaker selection committee.
May 2018: Had fun getting to know fellow postdoctoral scientists and young faculty at the Gordon Berry Moore Foundation 2nd EPiQS Postdoctoral Symposium. Thank you to the organizers for inviting me to give a talk.
Jun. 2017: I had a lovely, engaging, and stimulating weekend at the 2017 Miller Symposium. Thank you to our fantastic speakers; it was a pleasure to be a part of the speaker selection committee.
Mar. 2017: Stefan Pabst and I are proud to announce the birth of our son, Alexander Friedrich Pabst, on March 3, 2017.
Dec. 2016: My latest paper, "Dynamical decoherence of the light induced interlayer coupling in YBa2Cu3O6+δ" has been published in Phys. Rev. B.
Apr. 2015: I'm a doctor! Thank you to my advisors Laura Greene and Andrea Cavalleri, my committee, and everyone who attended my defense on April 2nd.
Feb. 2015: My most recent paper, "Two distinct kinetic regimes for the relaxation of light-induced superconductivity in La1.675Eu0.2Sr0.125CuO4" has been published in Phys. Rev. B as a Rapid Communication. It has been selected as an Editor's Suggestion.
Dec. 2014: I feel very fortunate to announce I have been awarded a 2015 Miller Postdoctoral Fellowship to UC Berkeley.
May, June 2014: Thank you to everyone who shared in celebrating our marriage! Especially friends and family who travelled from all over the country (the world!) to be there with us. Photos are online!
Mar. 2014: I am excited to announce I have been awarded a 2014 Scott Anderson Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.