- Fisher 102 and A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum
- Professor of Physics
- Director and Curator, A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum
- Affiliated Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
- PhD, Physics, Ohio State University
- MS, Physics, Ohio State University
- BS (Highest Honors), Physics, Case Western Reserve University
Professor Jaszczak's research interests include theory and computational modeling of materials' properties and the physics single-electron transistor devices. His work also includes studies of the mineralogy of natural graphite; topographic mineralogy, including minerals from the tanzanite gem mines of northern Tanzania; nanotechnology education; and assessment in STEM education.
Links of Interest
- Faculty Web Page
- The Graphite Page
- A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum
- MuSTI - Multi-Scale Technologies Institute
- Nanotechnology Education
- Assessment in STEM education
- Theoretical condensed matter physics
- Theory and modeling of single-electron transport devices
- Modeling and simulation of properties of interfaces and interface materials
- Atomistic computational physics of surface phases and surface dynamics
- Crystal growth
- Mineralogy of natural graphite
- "Richardsite, Zn2CuGaS4, A New Gallium-Essential Member of the Stannite Group from the Gem Mines near Merelani, Tanzania." Minerals 10(5), 467 (2020). [https://doi.org/10.3390/min10050467]
- "Merelaniite, Mo4Pb4VSbS15, a New Molybdenum-Essential Member of the Cylindrite Group, from the Merelani Tanzanite Deposit, Lelatema Mountains, Manyara Region, Tanzania." Jaszczak, J.A.; Rumsey, M.S.; Bindi, L.; Hackney, S.A.; Wise, M.A.; Stanley, C.J.; Spratt, J. Minerals 6, 115, (2016). Read More
- “New Flexible Channels for Room Temperature Tunneling Field Effect Transistors.” B. Hao, A. Asthana, P. K. Hazaveh, P. Bergstrom, D. Banyai*, M. Savaikar*, J. A. Jaszczak, and Y. K. Yap. Scientific Reports 6, 20293 (2016). Read More
- “Simulation of charge transport in multi-island tunneling devices: Application to disordered one-dimensional systems at low and high bias.” M. A. Savaikar, D. Banyai, P. L. Bergstrom, and J. A. Jaszczak. Journal of Applied Physics 114, 114504-1-12 (2013)
- “Room Temperature Tunneling Behaviors of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Functionalized with Gold Quantum Dots.” C. H. Lee, M. A. Savaikar, J. S. Wang, B. Y. Hao, D. Y. Zhang, D. Banyai, J. A. Jaszczak, and Y. K. Yap. Advanced Materials 25, 4544-4548 (2013). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201301339 Read More
- “Nanotech Innovations Enterprise at Michigan Technological University.” J. A. Jaszczak, E. M. Bouta, and M. B. Raber. Journal of Nano Education 5, 27-43 (2013).
- “Miracle at Merelani: A remarkable occurrence of graphite, diopside and associated minerals from the Karo Pit, Block D, Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania.” J. A. Jaszczak. Rocks & Minerals 88, 154-165 (2013). Read More
- "Word to the Wise: Raman spectroscopy in the identification and study of minerals." J. A. Jaszczak. Rocks & Minerals 88, 184-189 (2013). Read More
- "Relationship between structure, morphology, and carbon isotopic composition of graphite in marbles: Implications for calcite-graphite carbon isotope thermometry." M. Satish-Kumar, J. A. Jaszczak, T. Hamamatsu, and H. Wada. American Mineralogist 96 470-485 (2011). Read More
- "The graphites of New York: Scientific and aesthetic surprises." J. A. Jaszczak, S. C. Chamberlain and G. W. Robinson. Rocks & Minerals 84, 502-519 (2009). Read More
- "Developing Nano Education at a Technological University: Science, Technology and Societal Implications of Nano." J. A. Jaszczak and B. E. Seely: Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education: Issues, Trends and Future Directions, A. E. Sweeney and S. Seal, Eds. American Scientific Publishers (2008) 591-619.
- "Micro- and nano-scale graphite cones and tubes from Hackman Valley, Kola Peninsula, Russia," J. A. Jaszczak, S. Dimovski, S. A. Hackney, G. W. Robinson, P. Bosio, and Y. Gogotsi. Canadian Mineralogist 45, 379-389 (2007).
- "Mechanism for Spatial Organization in Quantum Dot Self-Assembly," D. Gao, A. S. Kaczynski, and J. A. Jaszczak, Applied Physics Letters 86, 133102 1-3 (2005). Also published in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 11(13), April 4, 2005.
- "Naturally occurring graphite cones," J. A. Jaszczak, G. W. Robinson, S. Dimovski and Y. Gogotsi, Carbon 41 2085-2092 (2003). Read More
Recent Courses Taught
- UN 2600 Fundamentals of Nanoscale Science and Technology
- PH 2100 University Physics I- Mechanics
- PH 2200 University Physics II- Electricity and Magnetism
- PH2260 Honors Physics III
- PH 3110/3111 Theoretical Mechanics I/II