Professor Appelbaum received his BS in Physics and Mathematics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1997.
- PhD in Physics, MIT (2003)
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard (2004)
- Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, U. Delaware (2004-2007)
- Associate Professor of Physics, U. Maryland (2008-2016)
- Fellow of the American Physical Society (2016)
- Professor of Physics, U. Maryland (2016-present)