Siddharth Sampat

7114 Schafer St, Dallas TX 75252 Cell: (214) 422 2962 sidsampat@gmail.com EDUCATION Present: Pursuing Master of Science – Physics at U Texas at Dallas May 2012 May 2010: Bachelor of Science – Physics at U Texas at Dallas Major GPA: 3.3/4.0 May 2007: Associates in Applied Sciences – Optical Systems Technology Monroe Community College, Rochester NY EXPERIENCE May 2008 – Present: Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Condensed Matter Physics Lab, UT Dallas – Research Assistant/ Teaching Assistant

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Operation of high precision, sensitive optoelectronic equipment: Femto-second pulsed lasers, pulse picker, avalanche photodiodes, spectrometers, VIS/IR super cooled CCDs, vacuum pumps, cryostats, microscopes, liquid helium temperature measurements, super continuum generation, FRET spectroscopy Management and execution of ultrafast PL spectroscopy experiments on semiconductor materials – GaAs, AlGaAs, QW structures, quantum dots, polymers Optical table alignment of UV, visible and IR pulsed and CW lasers Planning and integration of current and upcoming lab projects and experiments

May 2010 – Aug 2010: CINT, Los Alamos National Lab – Summer Intern
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IR pump/Terahertz probe measurements – High temperature superconductors Ultra-short white light pulse shaping (compression) and measurement Alignment and operation: Q-switch laser system, parametric OPA, Ti-Sapphire mode locked lasers, FROG, auto/cross correlation, pulse shaping optics, 2nd/3rd harmonic generation, optical pump/probe experiments

Oct 2005 – July 2007: Optics Department, Monroe Community College, Lab Technician /Student Aide
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Extensive experience working with optical equipment: interferometers, spectrometers measurement, assembly and operation Calibration and precision alignment of optical systems, fiber optics and lasers Tutoring experience @ Engineering Technologies Learning Center: Subjects: Calculus based physics, optics, math, various computer applications Alignment and calibration of precision optical and fiber optic equipment, on the spot problem solving and troubleshooting Software: LabView, Origin, Matlab, MathCAD, Igor, Microsoft office Adobe suite, audio and video editing application Basic machining skills, oscilloscopes, DMMs, soldering, vernier calipers, micrometers Computer hardware and software maintenance and upgrades, networking hardware and basic electronics

APPLICABLE SKILLS

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REFERENCES

Anton Malko, Scientist, Assistant Professor – Physics Department, U Texas at Dallas anton.malko@utdallas.edu, (972) 883 6383 Dzmitry Yarotski, Staff Research Scientist – CINT, Los Alamos National Lab dzmitry@lanl.gov, (505) 665 9294 Robert Balonek, Optical Engineer, BAE Systems rbalonek@gmail.com, (585) 309 7819

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