Electrostatic Levitation Lab

Iowa State University Department of Physics and Astronomy


Iowa State University Scientists

Graduate Students

Dante Quirinale
Dante is a PhD student working with the ESL. His efforts have focused on rietveld analysis of metastable states, particularly B-Fe and its relationship with the C-Fe system, further levitation studies of Si and related semiconductors, and novel upgrades to the levitation system.

Undergraduate Students

Daniel Messina
Daniel joined the ESL group in 2013 and is a junior pursing a major in math and physic. He maintains the website as well as drawing component parts in AutoCAD. He is a member of the ISU Physics and Astronomy Club and is interested in math, physics, and various out door activities like exploring and hiking.