Lab Members

Principal Investigator

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Murray Holland | 303-492-4172 | Website

Murray Holland was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. He wanted to be a scientist for as long as he can remember. Because his father was an electrical engineer, Holland was exposed to technical ideas from early childhood. He developed a special interest in physics when he was about 14…

Research Associate

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Simon Jäger

Graduate Student

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John Bartolotta

John Bartolotta served as a graduate student from 2016 to 2021 in the Holland Group at JILA.


John acquired his B.S. in physics and mathematics (magna cum laude) and M.S. in physics from the University of Connecticut, Storrs campus. He obtained his Ph.D. in physics…

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Liang-Ying Chih

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Haonan Liu

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Athreya Shankar

Athreya Shankar is a graduate student working with Murray Holland. Athreya started his PhD in August 2014, after earning a Bachelor of Technology in Engineering Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. His research interests include light-atom interactions and collective behavior…

Undergraduate Student

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Jarrod Reilly