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Faculty 
 

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  • Current Faculty


      Assistant Professor David Biron
    Departments:   Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   Neuroethology of C. elegans,Neuroscience, Experimental biophysics
    Location:   GCIS E139F (office); (Lab GCIS W309)
    Contact:   (773) 834-8829; dbiron@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://worm.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Laurie J. Butler
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   molecular beams, photochemical dynamics
    Location:   GCIS E211 (office); GCIS E005A, C (lab)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7206; l-butler@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://butlerlab.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Cheng Chin
    Departments:   Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   Ultracold atomic & molecular physics, quantum gases
    Location:   GCIS E107 (office); (Lab GCIS ESB18)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7192; cchin@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://ultracold.uchicago.edu/homepage/

      Professor Aaron R. Dinner
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   computational biology, complex systems, cellular signaling, Monte Carlo methods
    Location:   GCIS E139E (office);
    Contact:   (773) 702-2330; dinner@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://dinner-group.uchicago.edu

      Professor Todd F. Dupont
    Departments:   Computer Science, JFI, Mathematics and the College
    Research:   numerical analysis of partial differential equations, hydrodynamics
    Location:   RY 260
    Contact:   (773) 702-3485; dupont@cs.uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~dupont

      Associate Professor Greg Engel
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   photochemical reactions, laser spectroscopy
    Location:   GCIS E119 (office); (lab GCIS E032, 32A)
    Contact:   (773) 834-0818; gsengel@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://engelgroup.uchicago.edu/

      Associate Professor Margaret Gardel
    Departments:   Physics, Inst. Biophysical Dynamics, JFI and the College
    Research:
    experimental biophysics, cell biology
    Location:   GCIS E233 (Office); GCIS W309E, D, R & W314 (Lab)
    Contact:   (773) 834-5871; gardel@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://squishycell.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Philippe Guyot-Sionnest
    Departments:   Chemistry, Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   surface physics, nonlinear optical spectroscopy
    Location:   GCIS E111 (office); GCIS ESB32A, C (Lab)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7461; pgs@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://pgslab.uchicago.edu/grouppage/index.html

      Associate Professor Dion L. Heinz
    Departments:   Geophysical Sciences, JFI and the College
    Research:   mineral physics and materials research
    Location:   HGS 541
    Contact:   (773) 702-3046; heinz@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://geosci.uchicago.edu/~heinz

      Assistant Professor William T. M. Irvine
    Departments:   Physics, JFI, and the College
    Research:
    soft condensed matter, fluids, knotted fields
    Location:
    GCIS E127 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7197; wtmirvine@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://irvinelab.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Eric D. Isaacs
    Departments:   Physics, JFI, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne
    Research:
    electronic and magnetic properties of condensed matter; synchrotron-based x-ray scattering
    Location:
    GCIS E103 (office) and Argonne's CNM
    Contact:   (630) 252-6742; isaacs@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

      Professor Heinrich M. Jaeger
    Departments:   Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   nanoparticle self-assembly, polymer thin films, superconductivity, granular materials
    Location:   GCIS E229 (office); GCIS E037 (Lab)
    Contact:   (773) 702-6074; h-jaeger@uchicago.edu
    Website:   Jaeger Lab Page

      Professor Woowon Kang
    Departments:   Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   quantum Hall effect, orgnanic superconductors
    Location:   GCIS E113(office); GCIS ESB39(Lab)
    Contact:   (773) 702-5244; w-kang@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://home.uchicago.edu/~wkang/

      Professor Ka Yee Christina Lee
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI and the College
    Research:   protein-lipid interactions
    Location:   GCIS E139B
    Contact:   (773) 702-7068; kayeelee@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://leelab.uchicago.edu/LeeLab.html

      Professor Kathryn J. Levin
    Departments:   Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   solid state physics, Bose-Einstein condensates
    Location:   GCIS E109
    Contact:   (773) 702-7186; k-levin@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

      Assistant Professor Michael Levin
    Departments:   Physics, JFI, and the College
    Research:
    quantum Hall effect, topological phases of matter
    Location:
    ACC 102 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7286; malevin@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://pending

      Professor Donald H. Levy
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   laser spectroscopy in supersonic molecular beams
    Location:   GCIS E213 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7196; d-levy@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://levylab.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Peter B Littlewood
    Departments:   Physics, JFI, Associate Laboratory Director, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Argonne
    Research:
    the dynamics of collective transport; phenomenology and microscopic theory of high-temperature superconductors, transition metal oxides and other correlated electronic systems; and optical properties of highly excited semiconductors
    Location:
    GCIS E103 (office) and Argonne's Physical Sciences and Engineering
    Contact:   (630) 252 5858; littlewood@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

      Professor Gene F. Mazenko
    Departments:   Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   statistical physics
    Location:   GCIS E115 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7185; g-mazenko@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

      Professor David A. Mazziotti
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   quantum chemistry
    Location:   GCIS E105 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 834-1762; damazz@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://mazziotti.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Sidney R. Nagel
    Departments:   Physics, JFI, the College
    Research:   condensed matter physics, granular materials, fluid dynamics
    Location:   GCIS E217 (office); GCIS E038A, B, C, 2-7204
    Contact:   (773) 702-7190; s-nagel@uchicago.edu
    Website:   Nagel Lab Page

      Professor Norbert F. Scherer
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, IBD and the College
    Research:   chemical reactions and photophysical processes in condensed media and at interfaces
    Location:   GCIS E139A, Lab GCIS ESB20D, 20E, 20G, 20C, 20B, 22, 24
    Contact:   (773) 702-7069; n-scherer@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://schererlab.uchicago.edu/

      Assistant Professor David Schuster
    Departments:   Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   quantisizing computers one circuit at a time
    Location:   GCIS E131 (Office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7191; david.schuster@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://schusterlab.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Steven J. Sibener
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   surface chemistry and physics, chemical dynamics, polymers, materials growth
    Location:   GCIS E215 (office); Lab GCIS E140, 009, 013, 015, 2-7209
    Contact:   (773) 702-7193; s-sibener@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://sibener-group.uchicago.edu

      Assistant Professor Jonathan Simon
    Departments:   Physics, JFI, and the College
    Research:
    condensed matter physics, quantum optics, and atomic physics
    Location:
    GCIS E 207 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-9661; simonjon@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://simonlab.uchicago.edu/

      University Professor Dam Thanh Son
    (aka Son Thanh Dam)
    Departments:   Physics, EFI, JFI, and the College
    Research:
    theoretical nuclear physics, black holes, atomic, condensed matter and particle physics
    Location:
    ACC 201 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 834-9032; dtson@uchicago.edu
    Website:   Physics Initiative

      Professor Dmitri Talapin
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   chemistry, physics and material science of inorganic nanostructures
    Location:   GCIS E205 (office); Lab GCIS E 247A-E
    Contact:   (773) 834-2607; dvtalapin@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://talapinlab.uchicago.edu/

      Assistant Professor Bozhi Tian
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   biophysical, materials, nanoscale, and inorganic
    design, synthesis and fundamental study of new nanoscale elements for protocells
    Location:   GCIS E139C, Lab GCIS ESB15, 15A, 19
    Contact:   (773) 702-8749; btian@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://tianlab.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Andrei Tokmakoff
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   to describe the dynamics of chemical reactions and biophysical processes by visualizing molecular motion with ultrafast two-dimensional vibrational spectroscopy
    Location:   GCIS139D (office)
    Contact:   (773) 834-7696; tokmakoff@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://tokmakofflab.uchicago.edu/

      Assistant Professor Suri Vaikuntanathan
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   develop and use tools of equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics to understand the behavior of complex systems in physical chemistry, soft condensed matter physics, and biophysics
    Location:   GCIS E117
    Contact:   (773) 702-7256; svaikunt@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://Pending

      Professor Gregory A. Voth
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   theoretical and computer simulation studies of biomolecular and liquid state phenomena, as well as of novel materials
    Location:   SCL 231 (office); Lab
    Contact:   (773) 702-9092; gavoth@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

      Assistant Professor Jonathan Weare
    Departments:   Math and the College
    Research:   numerical analysis and the dynamics of crystal surfaces, weather prediction, and problems in computational statistical mechanics
    Location:   Eckhart Hall E 409 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7392; weare@math.uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://math.uchicago.edu/~weare/

      Professor Paul Wiegmann
    Departments   Physics, JFI , EFI, and the College
    Research   correlated electronic systems, quantum field theory, mathematical physics
    Location   RI 223
    Contact   (773) 702-4208; p-wiegmann@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

      Professor Luping Yu
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research   functional polymers
    Location:   GCIS E419A, Lab GCIS E033, 435, 437A&B, 440
    Contact:   (773) 702-8698; lupingyu@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://lupingyu.uchicago.edu/

      Associate Professor Wendy W. Zhang
    Departments:   Physics, JFI, and the College
    Research   theoretical condensed matter physics, fluid dynamics
    Location:   GCIS E209 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-0609; wzhang@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

     

    Visiting Faculty


      Visiting Faculty  Dirk K. Morr
    Departments: JFI
    Research:   strongly correlated electron systems, nanoscale structures
    Location:   GCIS E001C
    Contact:   (773) 702-2077; dkmorr@uchicago.edu
    Website:    



     

    Emeritus Faculty


      Professor Emeritus R. Stephen Berry
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   protein folding, few body dynamics, finite-time thermodynamics
    Location:   GCIS E129 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7021; berry@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://berrygroup.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Emeritus Karl F. Freed
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   polymers, proteins, molecular electronic structure
    Location:   GCIS E231 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7202; k-freed@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://home.uchicago.edu/~freed/

        Professor Emeritus Robert Gomer
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI and the College
    Research:   surface science
    Location:   GCIS E131 (office); Lab
    Contact:   (773) 702-7191; r-gomer@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

      Professor Emeritus Leo P. Kadanoff
    Departments:   Physics, Mathematics, EFI, JFI and the College
    Research:   hydrodynamics, statistical physics
    Location:   GCIS E219 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7189; leop@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://jfi.uchicago.edu/~leop/

      Professor Emeritus John C. Light
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   quantum dynamics of molecular processes
    Location:   GCIS E127 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-7197; j-light@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://light-group.uchicago.edu/

      Professor Emeritus Stuart A. Rice
    Departments:   Chemistry, JFI, and the College
    Research:   photochemistry and photophysics of isolated molecules, the properties of interfaces
    Location:   GCIS E235 (office); Lab GCIS E001, A, C, D, 2-7231
    Contact:   (773) 702-7199; s-rice@uchicago.edu
    Website:    

      Professor Thomas A. Witten
    Departments:   Physics, JFI and the College
    Research:   heterogeneous polymers
    Location:   GCIS E227 (office)
    Contact:   (773) 702-0947; t-witten@uchicago.edu
    Website:   http://home.uchicago.edu/~tten/


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