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Name | Title | Areas of Concentration | Department | Additional Affiliations |
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William E. Bailey | Associate Professor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Nanoscale magnetic films and heterostructures, materials issues in spin-polarized transport, materials engineering of magnetic dynamics, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Guillaume Bal | Professor of Applied Mathematics | Applied mathematics, wave propagation in random media and applications to time reversal, inverse problems with applications to medical imaging and earth science, Applied Mathematics | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Katayun Barmak | Philips Electronics Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and of Materials Science Engineering | Processing and structure (crystal structure and microstructure) relationships to electrical and magnetic properties of metal films; developing transmission electron microscopy automated orientation imaging techniques that can be applied to the study of nanostructured materials; use of differential scanning calorimetry for the study solid state reactions and phase transformations in thin films. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Simon Billinge | Professor of Materials Science and Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Nanoscale structure-property relationships in functional nanomaterials studied using novel x-ray and neutron scattering techniques coupled with advanced computing; solving the nanostructure problem | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Allen H. Boozer | Professor of Applied Physics | Plasma theory, theory of magnetic confinement for fusion energy, nonlinear dynamics, Applied Physics. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Mark A. Cane | G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences and Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | climate dynamics, physical oceanography, geophysical fluid dynamics, computational fluid dynamics, impacts of climate on society, El Niño forecasting | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Siu-Wai Chan | Professor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Nanoparticles, electronic ceramics, grain boundaries and interfaces, oxide thin films, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Andrew J. Cole | Assistant Professor of Applied Physics | Applied Physics | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Qiang Du | Fu Foundation Professor of Applied Mathematics | Applied and computational mathematics; multiscale modeling; analysis and simulations; applications in physical (superfluid, complex-fluid), biological (membrane), materials (phase transition), and information (data, image) sciences | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Alexander L. Gaeta | David M. Rickey Professor of Applied Physics and of Materials Science, and Professor of Electrical Engineering | Ultrafast nonlinear optics, nanophotonics, nonlinear propagation in fibers and bulk media, photonic crystal fibers, coherent interactions of laser light with matter, the generation of non- classical light fields, stimulated scattering processes | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Oleg Gang | Professor of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science | Soft matter and biomaterials at nanoscale and at the interfaces; programmable self-assembly of nanoscale systems; soft and nanoscale materials with tailored functions. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Irving Herman | Edwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Applied Physics | nanocrystals, optical spectroscopy of nanostructured materials, laser diagnostics of thin film processing, mechanical properties of nanomaterials | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

James S. Im | Professor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Laser-induced crystallization of thin films, phase transformations and nucleation in condensed systems, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Materials Science. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Kyle Mandli | Assistant Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Finite volume methods, adaptive mesh refinement, and other computational science approaches to geophysical flow problems, including storm surges and tsunamis | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Chris Marianetti | Associate Professor of Materials Science and of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | predicting materials properties from first-principles computations; materials with energy related applications; density-functional theory; dynamical mean-field theory; transition-metal oxides; actinides, energy storage and conversion materials | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Michael E. Mauel | Professor of Applied Physics | plasma physics, waves & instabilities, fusion & equilibrium control; space physics; plasma processing, international energy policy | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Gerald A. Navratil | Thomas Alva Edison Professor of Applied Physics | Plasma physics, plasma diagnostics, fusion energy science, Applied Physics. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Ismail Cevdet Noyan | Department Chair, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and of Earth and Environmental Engineering | Mechanical response of crystalline materials over various length scales, extending x-ray characterization techniques for bulk structures to microdomains, with particular emphasis on ULSI chip structures | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Earth and Environmental Engineering |

Aron Pinczuk | Professor of Applied Physics and of Physics (Arts and Sciences) | Spectroscopy of semiconductors and insulators, quantum structures and interfaces, electrons in systems of reduced dimensions, electron quantum fluids, Applied Physics. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Lorenzo M. Polvani | Professor of Applied Mathematics and of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Arts and Sciences) | Atmospheric and climate dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, numerical methods for weather and climate modeling, planetary atmospheres | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Vincent Quenneville-Bélair | Chu Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics | Numerical analysis, scientific computation, and finite elements, with applications to physics and wave propagation | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Malvin Ruderman | Centennial Professor of Physics and Professor of Applied Physics | Problems associated with collapsed objects in astrophysics, especially neutron stars | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Christopher H. Scholz | Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Tectonophysics, experimental and theoretical rock mechanics, especially friction, fracture, hydraulic transport properties, nonlinear systems, mechanics of earthquakes and faulting | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Tiffany Shaw | Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Atmospheric and climate dynamics; wave-mean flow interaction; Hamiltonian structure of fluid dynamics; general circulation dynamics; transport and mixing; stationary-transient interactions | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Adam H. Sobel | Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and of Environmental Sciences (Arts and Sciences) | atmospheric science, geophysical fluid dynamics, tropical meteorology, climate dynamics | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Marc W. Spiegelman | Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Coupled fluid/solid mechanics, reactive fluid flow, solid earth & magma dynamics, scientific computation/modeling, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Michael Tippett | Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Predictability and variability of the climate system, with emphasis on the application of statistical methods to data from observations and numerical models | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Latha Venkataraman | Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | Single molecule transport, single molecule force spectroscopy, electron transport in nanowires, scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy, Applied Physics. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Francesco A. Volpe | Associate Professor of Applied Physics | Applied physics | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Michael I. Weinstein | Professor of Applied Mathematics and Professor of Mathematics | Applied mathematics, partial differential equations, dynamical systems, waves in nonlinear, inhomogeneous & random media; multi-scale phenomena, applications to nonlinear optics, quantum systems and fluid dynamics, Applied Mathematics. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Chris H. Wiggins | Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics | Applied mathematics, mathematical biology, biopolymer dynamics, soft condensed matter, genetic networks and network inference, machine learning, Applied Mathematics. | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Cheng-Shie Wuu | Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Environmental Health Sciences, and Applied Physics | Microdosimetry, biophysical modeling, dosimetry of brachytherapy, gel dosimetry, second cancers induced by radiotherapy, medical physics | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Yuan Yang | Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering | Exploration of novel materials and chemistry for advanced energy storage, thermal harvesting and management, investigation of fundamental structure-property correlations and chemical processes in energy materials and devices | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics | |

Nanfang Yu | Assistant Professor of Applied Physics | Mid-Infrared and Far-Infrared Optics and Optoelectronic Devices, Active Plasmonics and Metamaterials with Gain Media, Reconfigurable Metainterfaces Based on Phased Optical Antenna Arrays, Mid-Infrared and Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers, Semiconductor Quantum Wells and Superlattices with Largely Tunable Optical Properties, Infrared Imaging and Spectroscopy, Nanophotonics, Graphene Optoelectronic Devices | Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics |