Dan Steck, PhD

1998 Hertz Fellow
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Daniel Steck received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Dayton in 1995. The following fall, he joined the research group of Prof. Mark Raizen in the Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Austin to perform his dissertation research on atomic dynamics in optical lattices.

Graduate Studies

University of Texas
Quantum Chaos, Transport, and Decoherence in Atom Optics

Undergraduate Studies

University of Dayton


2003, Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award in Astrophysics, American Physical Society
2002, Hertz Thesis Prize, Fannie & John Hertz Foundation