Ryan L. McAvoy

Graduate student


  • B.S in Physics (Valedictorian), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society (APS)

Areas of Interest

  • Ab-initio Electronic Structure Method Development
  • Finite Temperature Many-Body Perturbation Theory
  • Transport Phenomena


  • 2015-present, Graduate Student Researcher, Galli Group, University of Chicago IME
  • 2014-2015, Undergraduate Researcher in Analysis of Molecular Transistor Systems and other materials using Quantum Monte Carlo, Meunier Group, RPI Physics Dept
  • 2012-2015 Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, RPI Physics Dept
  • 2012-2014, Undergraduate Researcher in Computational Characterization of Optoelectronic Measurements, Persans Group, RPI Physics Dept