Adjunct Faculty

Kenneth A Augustyn

  • Adjunct Professor, Physics

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuroscience
  • Imaging Radar
  • Signal Processing
  • Target Recognition
  • Quantum Sensors

Research Interests

  • Biological Mentality
  • Physics of Living Organisms

Ulrich Hansmann

  • Adjunct Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Protein folding problem
  • Simulation of complex systems
  • Global optimization techniques

Haiying He

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Electronic structure calculations
  • Low dimensional materials
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Molecular electronics

Siegfried Hoefinger

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Physics

Anil Kandalam

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Physics

Sashi P. Karna

  • Adjunct Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Physical Chemistry

Christopher T. Middlebrook

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Physics

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Infrared detectors
  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Radiometry

Bruce Rafert

  • Adjunct Professor, Physics

Elena Semouchkina

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Physics

Job Opening

There is an open PhD position in the field of photonic crystals & metamaterials. Contact esemouch@mtu.edu

Areas of Interest

  • Computational electromagnetic analysis
  • Computer-aided design and development of microwave and photonic devices
  • Dielectric metamaterials and photonic crystals
  • Electromagnetic cloaking
  • High-contrast materials integration
  • Materials and device characterization at microwaves

Aleksey Smirnov

  • Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • Affiliated Professor, Department of Physics

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • The long-term evolution of the Earth's magnetic field (especially in relation to the geodynamo mechanisms and the early history of the field) and its geological and geodynamical implications
  • Geodynamics and global plate tectonics (eg., large igneous province formation and true polar wander)
  • Magnetism of rocks, minerals, and synthetic materials
  • Environmental magnetism (eg., biomineralization and the relationships between physical, chemical and magnetic properties of minerals)
  • Development of new techniques and instruments for paleomagnetic and rock magnetic research

Dongyan Zhang

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Bio-nanotechnology