Patrick Donnan

Auburn University

Patrick Donnan, from Auburn, Alabama, will graduate from Auburn University in May 2014 with degrees in Physics and Music with a minor in Mathematics. A Goldwater Scholar, he has conducted research on antihydrogen and Rydberg atoms at Auburn and ultracold plasmas at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden, Germany. Patrick is an avid promoter of undergraduate research and is active in the Society of Physics Students. He plays the bassoon in the Auburn Symphonic Winds, Community Orchestra, Woodwind Quintet, and Bassoon Ensemble. Patrick will pursue a DPhil in Atomic and Laser Physics at Oxford.