Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering) Rice University, 2001
M.S. (Electrical Engineering) Rice University, 1998
B.S. (Physics) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994
Dr. Tannian currently serves as a the President at Spectral Sciences, Inc., having joined the company in April 2014. She previously led algorithm development for a family of portable x-ray fluorescence spectrometers at Olympus NDT and Innov-X Systems. Her graduate work in atomic physics focused on experimental explorations of the border between classical and quantum mechanical dynamics in Rydberg atom systems.