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William E. BaileyAssociate Professor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsNanoscale magnetic films and heterostructures, materials issues in spin-polarized transport, materials engineering of magnetic dynamics, Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Guillaume BalProfessor of Applied MathematicsApplied mathematics, wave propagation in random media and applications to time reversal, inverse problems with applications to medical imaging and earth science, Applied MathematicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Katayun BarmakPhilips Electronics Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and of Materials Science EngineeringProcessing 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 BillingeProfessor of Materials Science and Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsNanoscale structure-property relationships in functional nanomaterials studied using novel x-ray and neutron scattering techniques coupled with advanced computing; solving the nanostructure problemApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Allen H. BoozerProfessor of Applied PhysicsPlasma theory, theory of magnetic confinement for fusion energy, nonlinear dynamics, Applied Physics. Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Mark A. CaneG. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences and Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematicsclimate dynamics, physical oceanography, geophysical fluid dynamics, computational fluid dynamics, impacts of climate on society, El Niño forecastingApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Siu-Wai ChanProfessor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsNanoparticles, electronic ceramics, grain boundaries and interfaces, oxide thin films, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics. Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Andrew J. ColeAssistant Professor of Applied PhysicsApplied PhysicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Qiang DuFu Foundation Professor of Applied MathematicsApplied and computational mathematics; multiscale modeling; analysis and simulations; applications in physical (superfluid, complex-fluid), biological (membrane), materials (phase transition), and information (data, image) sciencesApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Alexander L. GaetaDavid M. Rickey Professor of Applied Physics and of Materials Science, and Professor of Electrical EngineeringUltrafast 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 processesApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Oleg GangProfessor 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 HermanEdwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Applied Physicsnanocrystals, optical spectroscopy of nanostructured materials, laser diagnostics of thin film processing, mechanical properties of nanomaterialsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
James S. ImProfessor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsLaser-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 MandliAssistant Professor of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsFinite volume methods, adaptive mesh refinement, and other computational science approaches to geophysical flow problems, including storm surges and tsunamisApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Chris MarianettiAssociate Professor of Materials Science and of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematicspredicting 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 materialsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Michael E. MauelProfessor of Applied Physicsplasma physics, waves & instabilities, fusion & equilibrium control; space physics; plasma processing, international energy policyApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Gerald A. NavratilThomas Alva Edison Professor of Applied PhysicsPlasma physics, plasma diagnostics, fusion energy science, Applied Physics. Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Ismail Cevdet NoyanDepartment Chair, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and of Earth and Environmental EngineeringMechanical response of crystalline materials over various length scales, extending x-ray characterization techniques for bulk structures to microdomains, with particular emphasis on ULSI chip structuresApplied Physics and Applied MathematicsEarth and Environmental Engineering
Aron PinczukProfessor 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. PolvaniProfessor 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 atmospheresApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Vincent Quenneville-BélairChu Assistant Professor of Applied MathematicsNumerical analysis, scientific computation, and finite elements, with applications to physics and wave propagationApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Malvin RudermanCentennial Professor of Physics and Professor of Applied PhysicsProblems associated with collapsed objects in astrophysics, especially neutron starsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Christopher H. ScholzProfessor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsTectonophysics, experimental and theoretical rock mechanics, especially friction, fracture, hydraulic transport properties, nonlinear systems, mechanics of earthquakes and faultingApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Tiffany ShawAssistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsAtmospheric and climate dynamics; wave-mean flow interaction; Hamiltonian structure of fluid dynamics; general circulation dynamics; transport and mixing; stationary-transient interactionsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Adam H. SobelProfessor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and of Environmental Sciences (Arts and Sciences)atmospheric science, geophysical fluid dynamics, tropical meteorology, climate dynamicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Marc W. SpiegelmanArthur D. Storke Memorial Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Professor of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsCoupled fluid/solid mechanics, reactive fluid flow, solid earth & magma dynamics, scientific computation/modeling, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Michael TippettAssociate Professor, Department of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsPredictability and variability of the climate system, with emphasis on the application of statistical methods to data from observations and numerical modelsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Latha VenkataramanProfessor of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsSingle molecule transport, single molecule force spectroscopy, electron transport in nanowires, scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy, Applied Physics.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Francesco A. VolpeAssociate Professor of Applied PhysicsApplied physicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Michael I. WeinsteinProfessor of Applied Mathematics and Professor of MathematicsApplied 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. WigginsAssociate Professor of Applied MathematicsApplied mathematics, mathematical biology, biopolymer dynamics, soft condensed matter, genetic networks and network inference, machine learning, Applied Mathematics.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Cheng-Shie WuuProfessor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Environmental Health Sciences, and Applied PhysicsMicrodosimetry, biophysical modeling, dosimetry of brachytherapy, gel dosimetry, second cancers induced by radiotherapy, medical physicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Yuan YangAssistant Professor of Materials Science and EngineeringExploration 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 devicesApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Nanfang YuAssistant Professor of Applied PhysicsMid-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 DevicesApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics