PGSA Meetings

  • Minutes from Monday, September 8th, 2014 [PDF]
  • Minutes from Thursday, December 4th, 2014 [PDF]
  • Minutes from Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 [PDF]
  • Minutes from Thursday, June 18th, 2015 [PDF]

2014-15 Officers

Position Person Photo Bio
President Andrew Matas Andrew Matas Andrew is a 4th year grad student in the PAT group. His advisor is Claudia de Rham. Andrew enjoys reading, walking, TV (especially Breaking Bad), and hanging out with friends. Some of the things Andrew loves about Cleveland are student tickets to the Cleveland Orchestra, breakfast at the Inn on Coventry, and drinks at the Barking Spider.
Co-Vice President & Graduate Student Senate Representative Melody Maxson Melody Maxson A second-year graduate student working for Dr. Kash's CME group, Melody completed her undergrad in Colorado where she loved to run, hike and camp. She also enjoys yoga and saying "hi" to every dog she meets.
Co-Vice President Johanna Nagy Johanna Nagy Johanna is a 5th year Ph.D. student who works with John Ruhl on the Spider experiment, a balloon-borne cosmic microwave background polarimeter. Johanna served as PGSA faculty liaison from 2011-2012 and president from 2012-2013. Her interests include IM sports, piano, and pets. Her favorite thing about Cleveland is lake-effect snow.
Secretary/Treasurer Tate Deskins Tate Deskins Tate is a 2nd year graduate student in the Particle-Astro Theory group working with Professor Andrew Tolley. Currently he is working on understanding binary pulsar systems coupled to Galileons. Tate also enjoys ultimate (frisbee), reading (sci-fi and fantasy in particular), playing the cello, and wasting time on the internet.
Faculty Liaison Mike Wolf Mike Wolf Mike Wolf is a 4th year PhD student working with Dr. Berezovsky studying the nature of quantum dots. In his free time he dons a mask, cape, and the alias "Wolf Man" to pursue vigilante justice on the streets of Cleveland. His superpowers include, but are not limited to, defeating "Ken" at BurgerTime, eating a tomato like an apple, and spoiling Game of Thrones for anyone who hasn't read the books.