AIP Congressional Science Fellows

Rose M. Mutiso

2013-2014
AIP-ASA Congressional Science Fellow
American Physical Society
Background: 

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Dissertation research focused on electrical percolation and resistive switching phenomena in polymer-metal nanowire composites and nano-gap devices.  

Placement: 
Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

Mark Mozena

2013-2014
AIP Congressional Science Fellow
American Physical Society, American Astronomical Society
Background: 

PhD in astrophysics from the University of California, Santa Cruz where his research focused on galaxy evolution with Professor Sandra Faber.

Placement: 
Congressman Mike Honda (CA-17)

Amitai Bin-Nun

2012-2013
AIP-ASA Congressional Science Fellow
American Physical Society
Background: 

MA in Mathmatics and Physics from University of Cambridge and PhD in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania

Placement: 
Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

Meredith Drosback

2011-2012
AIP Congressional Science Fellow
American Astronomical Society, American Physical Society
Background: 

PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Placement: 
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee -- Science & Space Subcommittee Majority Office

Makenzie Lystrup

2011-2012
AIP-ASA Congressional Science Fellow
American Astronomical Society, American Association of Physics Teachers, American Physical Society, American Geophysical Union
Background: 

PhD in Astrophysics from the University College London.

Placement: 
Office of Congressman Edward Markey (MA-7th)

Christopher Spitzer

2010-2011
AIP-AVS Congressional Science Fellow
American Physical Society
Background: 

Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics from the University of Washington.

Placement: 
Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

Marcos Huerta

2009-2010
AIP-AVS Congressional Science Fellow
American Astronomical Society, American Geophysical Union
Background: 

PhD in Astrophysics from Rice University

Placement: 
Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ)

Jeffrey Fox

2009-2010
AIP-ASA Congressional Science Fellow
American Physical Society
Background: 

PhD in Physics from Cornell University

Placement: 
Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)

Richard Thompson

2008-2009
AIP Congressional Science Fellow
American Geophysical Union
Background: 

PhD in Geoscience from University of Arizona

Placement: 
Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ)

John Veysey

2007-2008
AIP Congressional Science Fellow
American Physical Society
Background: 

Physicist from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Placement: 
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)

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