Ph.D. in Physics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1991
Masters in Physics, University of Leiden, The Netherlands, 1987
Coherent electron control
Slow light/phononic bands
“Optically pumped direct extraction electron spin filter” Patent No.: US 6,590,923 B1,
July 8, 2003
Honors and Awards
Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2009, Citation: “For outstanding contributions to
electron matter optics, in particular the measurements of the Kapitza-Dirac effect and
elucidation of the Aharonov-Bohm effect.”
Sigma XI, University of Nebraska Chapter, Outstanding Young Scientist Award,
Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students, Teaching Council of the
University of Nebraska, 2000, 2001, 2011, 2012
Measuring Intrinsic Curvature of Space with Electromagnetism, Mason Mabin, Maria Becker,
Herman Batelaan, Physics Teacher, Provisionally Accepted (2016).
An Acoustic Analog for a Quantum Mechanical Level-Splitting Route to Band Formation.
Marissa D'Onofrio, Mitchell Crum, Timothy Canalichio, Tyler Bull, Herman Batelaan, Shawn
A. Hilbert, American Journal of Physics, Accepted (2016).