Michael recieved his bachelor's degree from Whitworth College in 1988. He was granted a Ph.D. from The Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester for research on "Atomic Electron Wave Packet Interference and Control," which was supervised by Professor Carlos R. Stroud, Jr. In 1996 he joined the research group of Professor Thomas F. Gallagher at the University of Virginia in the role of Postdoctoral Research Associate. He joined the faculty at Bryn Mawr College in 2000 as an Assistant Professor of Physics. His current research interests include the study and control of long range interactions between atoms in an ultracold sample of highly excited atoms.
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