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User Executive Committee: Organizational Chart

Click each photo for the committee member's contact info, position, and area(s) of research interest.







Below is the contact information for the Magnet Lab User Committee’s Executive Sub-committee.

You can see contact info for every user facility's entire advisory committee here.

The entire archive of User Committee meeting and reports are downloadable at the same link.


Representing the DC/Pulse/High B/T Advisory Committee

Madalina Furis, Chair
University of Vermont
Physics Department
82 University Place
A405 Cook Hall
Burlington VT 05405
Phone: 802- 656-5177
Fax: 802-656-0817
Research Interests: Optical properties of semiconductor nanostructures, such as CdSe colloidal quantum dots, in the presence of very high magnetic fields. Currently performing magneto-optical spectroscopy studies of spin polarized electron dynamics in semiconductors and optical Kerr effect measurements of ferromagnetic nano structures.
Term: 1/2015-12/2019

Sara Haravifard, Vice Chair, General Field Facilities
Duke University
Department of Physics
120 Science Dr. , Physics Building BOX# 90305
Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 919-613-6821
Research Interests: Design, synthesis and characterization of novel correlated electron spin system and quantum magnets. Single crystal growth using Bridgman furnace and floating zone image furnace. X-ray and Neutron scattering studies of emergent quantum phenomena in model quantum spin systems, particularly in geometrically frustrated magnets, spin dimer compounds, and unconventional superconductors. Experiments at the NHMFL have been focused on field- and pressure-induced phase transitions at ultra-low temperatures, utilizing innovative techniques in order to unveil the underlying physics of quantum critical phenomena.
Term: 1/2017-12/2019

Representing the EMR Advisory Committee

Stefan Stoll, Vice Chair for Resonance Facilities
Department of Chemistry
University of Washington
Box 351700
Seattle, WA 98195-1700
Phone: 206-543-2906
Website: Stoll Lab
Research Interests: Single-electron chemistry; structure of proteins and protein complexes; materials for energy.
Term: 7/1/2012-12/2019

Representing the ICR Advisory Committee

Ljiljana Paša-Tolić
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
902 Battelle Boulevard
Richland, WA, USA
Phone: 509-371-6585
Research Interests: Research Interests: Developing top-down proteomic strategies and identification and quantitation of proteins in intact state, designing and building breakthrough instrumentation and novel strategies for proteomics, and applying these techniques in a variety of relevant areas. Her research centers on developing sophisticated analytical methods with emphasis on Fourier transform mass spectrometry (FTMS) and micro-separations, as well as the application of these techniques to accurately quantify changes in protein abundance, identity, and activity during cell development or in response to stimuli.
Term: 1/2017-12/2019

Representing the NMR/MRIs Advisory Sub-Committee

Aaron Rossini
Iowa State University
Department of Chemistry
2415 Osborn Drive, 1605 Gilman Hall
Ames, Iowa 50011-1021
Phone: 515-294-8952
Research Interests: His current research interests focus on exploring the development and application of dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) enhanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy for the characterization of materials and the applications and/or development of NMR techniques.
Term: 1/2017-12/2019

Len Mueller
UC Riverside
Department of Chemistry
Term: 9/1/2014-12/2020

Representing the PFF Advisory Sub-Committee

Nicholas P. Butch
NIST Center for Neutron Research
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-6102
Phone: 301-975-4863
Research Interest: Single crystal synthesis techniques: Czochralski, metallic flux, Bridgmann, Commercial and custom-built helium refrigerator systems, low-temperature measurements, Measurements under applied pressure and in high magnetic fields, Neutron and x-ray scattering.
Term: 1/2017-12/2019