Faculty Directory

  • Associate Teaching Professor, Physics
  • Interim Department Chair, Physics
  • Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Nonlinear Raman Spectroscopy
  • Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
  • Professor, Physics

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Cloud and aerosol physics and chemistry
  • Nucleation
  • Professor, Physics
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Specialties

  • Nonlinear effects in optical nanowires
  • Optical solitons in soft-matter
  • Parity-time symmetry in optics
  • QED effects inside photonic structures
  • Assistant Professor, Physics

Research Interests

  • Cosmology
  • Neutrinos Cosmology
  • Large-scale structure and Cosmic Microwave Background radiation
  • Dark energy and dark matter models
  • Machine Learning applied on cosmological Challenges
  • Computer vision and deep learning
  • Bayesian analysis
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Director, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Institute (EPSSI)
  • Distinguished Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Gamma-Ray Emission
  • High-Energy Cosmic Rays
  • Assistant Teaching Professor

Research Interests

  • Fiber-Optic Devices
  • Fiber Lasers
  • Photonics
  • Machine Learning
  • Assistant Professor, Physics
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • ¬†Atmospheric Physics
  • Turbulence
  • Thermal convection
  • Numerical simulations
  • Supercomputing
  • Professor of Physics
  • Director and John and Phyllis Seaman Endowed Curator, A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum
  • Affiliated Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Nanotechnology Education
  • Assessment in STEM education

Research Interests

  • 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
  • Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Professor, Physics and Materials Science and Engineering

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Photonics
  • Nonreciprocal Phenomena

Tiffany Lewis

  • Assistant Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Active galactic Nuclei
  • High-Energy Astrophysics
  • Blazars
  • Multimessenger Methods
  • Theoretical Astrophysics
  • Analytic & Semi-Analytic Methods
  • Astrophysical Software
  • Professor, Physics

Specialties

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Aerosol properties (optical, physical and morphological) and effects on clouds and climate
  • Instrument development and environmental optics
  • Teaching Professor

Specialties

  • Teaching introductory physics for non-majors
  • Blended and active learning in larger classrooms
  • Technology-enabled learning
  • Inclusive STEM teaching
  • Associate Professor, Physics

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Electrolytes
  • Self-assembly of macromolecules
  • Ion solvation in liquids
  • Dielectric response of molecules under external electrostatic fields
  • Electrochemistry related to energy storage
  • Computer simulations for macromolecular systems
  • Machine-learning for soft materials
  • University Professor
  • Professor, Physics
  • Fellow of American Physical Society

Research Interests

  • Gamma-ray bursts
  • Gravitational lensing
  • Smartphones as science sensors
  • Cosmology
  • Gravitation
  • Relativistic Illumination Fronts
  • Dean, College of Sciences and Arts
  • Professor and Department Chair, Physics
  • Fellow of American Physical Society

Specialties

  • Modeling of Materials
  • Graduate Director of Physics
  • Professor, Physics

Links of Interest

Specialties

  • Quantum Materials
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Physics
  • University Professor, Physics
  • Director, Atmospheric Sciences Ph.D. Program
  • Affiliated Professor, Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Cloud Physics
  • Nucleation
  • Turbulence
  • Digital Holography
  • Associate Professor, Physics

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Light-matter interactions and quantum optics on nanoscale platforms (i.e. nanostructures)
  • Coherent and nonlinear processes in metal or semiconductor nanocavities
  • Time-resolved laser spectroscopy and nanofabrications
  • Associate Professor, Physics
  • University Professor, Professor of Physics
  • Affiliated Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, MTU Faculty Fellow
  • Director of Applied Physics Graduate Program, Osaka University Global Alumni Fellow

Teaching Interests

  • Solid-State Physics
  • Optics
  • Nanoscale Science and Engineering (Nanotechnology)
  • Electromagnetism

Research Interests

  • Controlled synthesis of 0D, 1D, and 2D materials (Nanotubes, 2D layered materials, Nanowires, Quantum Dots, and their heterostructures, etc.).
  • Exploration of new functional nanomaterials, heterojunctions, heterostructures, nano-hybrids, and nano-systems.
  • Creative use of nanomaterials for advanced electronics, quantum switching, energy harvesting, environmental, chemical and biomedical applications.