Evan Sosenko

Curriculum Vitae

education

Ph.D. Physics in condensed matter theory

2011–2016

University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, US

M.A. Physics

2011–2012

University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, US

B.S. Physics with minor in mathematics

2006–2011

University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, US

fellowships

Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowship Award

2011–2016

University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, US

CCS Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

2010

University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, US

scholarships

Regents Scholarship Award

2006–2010

University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Xi Nu Zeta of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship

2006

SCV Scholarship Foundation, Santa Clarita, CA, US

publications and talks

Doctoral Thesis Defense at UCR

August 2016

Riverside, CA, US

Spin and valley physics in two dimensional systems: Graphene and superconducting transition metal dichalcogenides.

Contributed Talk, APS March Meeting

March 2016

Baltimore, MD, US

Superconducting phases of monolayer transition-metal dichalcogenides.

Superconductivity in transition metal dichalcogenides

December 2015

University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, US

5 pages, 2 figures, Phys. Rev. B 89, 245436

Contributed Talk, APS March Meeting

March 2015

San Antonio, TX, US

Superconducting phases of monolayer transition-metal dichalcogenides.

Effect of contacts on spin lifetime measurements in graphene

June 2014

University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, US

9 pages, 3 figures, Phys. Rev. B 89, 245436

Contributed Talk, APS March Meeting

March 2014

Denver, CO, US

Effect of contacts on spin lifetime measurements in graphene.

research

Graduate Research Assistant

2011–present

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Riverside, CA, US

Condensed matter theory: spintronics and topological materials.

Undergraduate Research Assistant

2009–2011

UCSB Astronomy & Astrophysics, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Pulsar radio astronomy and scattering in interstellar media. Applications and limits of the stationary phase approximation. Under the supervision of Dr. Carl R. Gwinn.

Undergraduate Research Assistant

2008–2009

UCSB Center for Terahertz Science and Technology, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Experimental work on THz absorption of proteins in solution. Under the supervision of Dr. James Allen.

instruction

Teaching Assistant

2011–present

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Riverside, CA, US

Grader

2011

UCSB Physics Department, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Grader for PHYS 231B, graduate course in general relativity; instructor: Dr. Donald Marolf.

business

Owner & Technical Administrator

2001–present

OurTownRentals.com, Valencia, CA, US

Commercial website for USA vacation rentals founded in 2001. Responsible for web design, development, server administration, and business management.

technical skills

platforms
FreeBSD
Linux
Microsoft Windows
tools
Chef
LaTeX
Git
scientific
Mathematica
LabVIEW
Autodesk Inventor
design
Compass
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
languages
Ruby
Python
PHP
SQL
HTML
CSS
SASS
JavaScript

languages

english
fluent
Professional
razorx {at} evansosenko.com
Academic
evan.sosenko {at} email.ucr.edu
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