Faculty

The ASU Department of Physics faculty members are committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching. Many have been nationally recognized for their accomplishments through induction into notable science organizations and publication in the world’s leading scientific journals. They have successfully led research efforts that have positioned Arizona State University among the premier institutions for electron diffraction physics and high resolution electron microscopy. Our faculty also are the driving force behind innovative research in biological physics, condensed matter and materials physics, and subatomic physics in addition to nationally recognized efforts in science education.

To see bio information on a faculty member, select their name from the list below. For convenience, they are arranged alphabetically and by group

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Lecturer
Computational Condensed Matter Physics
(480) 727-6511
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President's Professor
Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics; Cold Neutrons and Electron Scattering.
(480) 965-8549
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Assistant Professor
Computational Biophysics
(480) 727-9765
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Professor
High Energy Theory
(480) 965-2218
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Department Chair
Experimental Surface Science
(480) 965-9623
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Professor
Experimental Solid State Physics
(480) 965-3922
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Assistant Professor
Experimental condensed matter physics
(480) 965-7655
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Professor
Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics
(480) 965-6377
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Lecturer
Astrophysics
(480) 727-0233
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Associate Professor
Experimental Solid State Physics and Science Education
(480) 965-0945
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Professor
Astrophysics and Cosmology
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Professor
Multidisciplinary Research based on Molecular and Droplet Beams
(480) 965-0640
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Professor
Condensed Matter Experimental
(480) 965-9658
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Assistant Professor
Particle Cosmology
(480) 965-0860
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Faculty
(480) 727-6456
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Foundation Professor
Cosmology
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Professor
Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics
(480) 965-6271
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Professor
Biophysics and Scanning Probe Microscopy
(480) 965-4691
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Professor
Electron Microscopy, Energy and Nanoscience
(480) 965-9731
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Associate Professor
Neutrino astrophysics, astroparticle physics
(480) 727-0586
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Associate Professor
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
(480) 965-6197
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Professor
Soft matter
(480) 965-0057
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Professor
Electron holography, nanomagnetism, semiconductors
(480) 965-4558
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Professor
Experimental Solid State Physics
(480) 965-4817
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Professor
Growth, processing and characterization of surfaces, interfaces and nanostructures.
(480) 965-2240
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Associate Professor
Physics of Protein Folding and Protein-Protein Interactions
(480) 965-2890
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Associate Professor
Theoretical high-energy physics, gravity.
(480) 727-8081
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Professor
Wide-gap semiconductors for applications in solid state lighting and photovoltaics
(480) 965-5557
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Assistant Professor
Nanomaterials and nanoelectronics; Bio-nano interface; Biophysics
(480) 965-9261
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Professor
Electron Microscopy and Theoretical Solid State Physics
(480) 965-6449
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Professor and Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
Subatomic Physics
(480) 965-4707
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Professor
Nanobiophysics
(480) 727-9280
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Professor
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
(480) 965-8240
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Regents’ Professor
Electron Microscopy and Materials Physics
(480) 965-4540
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Richard Snell Professor of Physics
Electron Microscopy, Solid State Physics, Biophysics.
(480) 965-6486
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Foundation Professor
Biological Physics and Condensed Matter Theory
(480) 965-3085
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Professor
Diffraction Physics, Complex Materials
(480) 965-5359
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Professor
Experimental Solid State Physics and biophysics
(480) 965-5206
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Professor
Experimental Surface Physics
(480) 965-3563
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Professor, Physics; Director, Cosmology Initiative
Cosmology, Gravitation, Particle Physics
(480) 965-3587
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Assistant Professor
Physics of Proteins and Biological Peptides in Solution: Conformational Dynamics and Self-Assembly
(480) 965-7373
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Professor
Surface Science, Nanoscience and Materials Physics
(480) 965-1675
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Research Professor
Multidisciplinary Research based on electron and X-ray diffraction
(480) 965-0426

Emeritus Faculty

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Professor Emeritus
Interstellar Matter and Infrared Astronomy
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Professor Emeritus
Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics
(480) 965-6378
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Distinguished Research Professor
Surface Physics and Electron Microscopy
(480) 965-2993
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Professor
Theoretical & Experimental Solid State Physics
(480) 965-1949
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Professor Emerita
Condensed Matter Physics
(480) 965-0581
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Professor Emeritus
Theoretical Foundations of Physics
(480) 965-6277
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Professor Emeritus
Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics
(480) 965-7301
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Professor Emeritus
Theoretical Nuclear and Particle Physics
(480) 965-6378
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Professor Emeritus
Condensed Matter Theory
(480) 695-7526
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Professor
Theoretical Biophysics
(480) 965-4334
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Professor Emeritus
Science Education
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Distinguished Research Professor
Cosmochemistry and Astronomical Spectroscopy

Faculty Associates

Academic Professional

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Academic Professional
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Senior Research Scientist, Retired
Electron microscopy
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Co-Director, Modeling Instruction Program
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Associate Research Scientist
Electron Microscopy and Solid State Physics
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Asst Research Scientist (FSC)
Growth and characterization of GaN and carbon based materials.
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Academic Associate
Experimental Surface Science: Thin Films and Electron Microscopy

Additional Grad Faculty

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Associate Professor
Physical Chemistry
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Professor
Astronomical Spectroscopy
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Assistant Professor
Astronomy
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Assistant Research Professor
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Professor
Membrane Protein Structure
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Professor
Electrical Engineering
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Research Scientist
Extragalactic Astronomy & Cosmology
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Inorganic & Materials Chemistry
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Professor
Computational Biology
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Assistant Professor
Conformational Dynamics of Biomolecules
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Astrophysics of star and galaxy formation. High redshift galaxies.
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Professor
Solid State Science
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Professor
Nanophotonics, Semiconductor nanowires;  Nanolasers; Surface plasmonics and associated nonlinear optics
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Associate Professor
First principles electronic structure calculations
(480) 727-5013
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Professor
Technology Commercialization, Research and Development Leadership, Manufacturing Leadership and IP Commercialization
(480) 884-1990
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Associate Professor
Observational cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution, gamma ray bursts.
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Assistant Professor
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Associate Professor
Theoretical physics
(480) 727-1953
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Associate Professor
atom and molecular photophysics, coherent control, computational electrodynamics, nanophotonics, plasmonics
(480) 727-1398
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Professor
Electrical Engineering
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Professor
Observational Cosmology, Galaxies
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Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics
Magnetic Resonance, Biopolymers, Liquid and Glasses, Polyamorphic Materials, High Pressure Materials, Nanomaterials & Quantum Do
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Assistant Professor - Engineering
(480) 965-4455
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Professor
Ph.D., Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart