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Physics faculty

Professor Group web page Research area(s)
Adelberger, Eric Eot-Wash experiment gravitational, astrophysics, nuclear expt, precision measmt
Andreev, Anton​ Condensed mattery theory condensed matter theory​​​
Bardeen, James Wikipedia entry general relativitys
Beane, Silas Nuclear Theory Group nuclear the​​ory
Bertsch, George INTMany-particle theory nucle​ar theory, condensed matter theory
Blinov, Boris Trapped Iin quantum computing atomic physics, quantum information
Brahmia, Suzanne Physics Education ​physics education
Bulgac, Aurel Nuclear theory group nuclear theory
Burnett, Toby Fermi gamma-ray telescope high energy experiment, particle experiment
Chaloupka, Vladimir Science and society science and society
Chavarria, Alvaro    
Chu, Jiun-Haw​ Quantum materials ​condensed matter experiment
Cobden, David Nanodevice physics lab condensed matter experiment, nanoscale physics
den Nijs, Marcel Statistical physics condensed matter theory, biological physics
Detwiler, Jason Experimental neutrino physics neutrino physics, nuclear experiment, particle experiment
Doe, Peter Experimental neutrino physics neutrino physics, nuclear experiment, particle experiment
Ellis, Stephen Particle phenomenlgy & collider physics particle theory
Enomoto, Sanshiro Experimental neutrino physics neutrino physics, nuclear experiment, particle experiment
Fleischer, Svenja Eot-Wash experiment gravitational physics
Fidkowski, Lukasz​
Fortson, Norval Tests of parity & t-reversal symmetry atomic physics, precision measurement
Fu, Kai-Mei Single-impurity optoelectronics condensed matter expmt, quantum information, atomic physics
Garcia, Alejandro Weak interactions in the nucleus nuclear experiment, precision measurement
Goussiou, Anna Elementary particle experiment group high energy experiment, particle experiment
Gundlach, Jens Nanopore physics labEot-Wash gravitational physics, biological physics
Gupta, Subhadeep Ultracold atoms atomic physics, precision measurement, quantum information
Heckel, Blayne Tests of parity & t-reversal symmetry atomic physics, precision measurement, gravitational physics
Heron, Paula Physics education group physics education
Hertzog, David Precision muon physics nuclear experiment, particle experiment, precision measuremt
Hsu, Shih-Chieh Elementary particle experiment group high energy experiment, particle experiment
Kammel, Peter Precision muon physics nuclear experiment, particle experiment, precision measuremt​
Kaplan, David INT nuclear theory, particle theory
Karch, Andreas AdS/CFT particle theory
Lin, Huey-Wen Lattice gauge theory nuclear theory
Lubatti, Henry Elementary particle experiment group high energy experiment, particle experiment​
Arka Majumdar​ Nano- and Quantum P​hotonics ​condensed matter experiment, nanoscale physics
McDermott, Lillian Physics education group physics education
McLerran, Larry​ ​​INT ​nuclear theory
Miller, Jerry Nuclear theory group nuclear theory
Morales, Miguel Observational cosmology astrophysics
Nelson, Ann Particle theory particle theory
Olmstead, Marjie Heteroepitaxial growth condensed matter experiment
Reddy, Sanjay INTNuclear and neutrino astrophysics astrophysics
Rehr, John FEFF and CMSN condensed matter theory
Robertson, Hamish Experimental neutrino physics astrophysics, neutrino physics, nuclear experiment
Rosenberg, Leslie ADMX axion experiment astrophysics, particle experiment, precision measurement
Rothberg, Joe Elementary particle experiment group high energy experiment, particle experiment
Rybka, Gray ADMX axion experiment astrophysics
Savage, Martin INT nuclear theory
Schick, Michael Theory of lipid membranes condensed matter theory, biological physics
Seidler, Jerry X-ray spectroscopy condensed matter experiment, energy sciences
Shaffer, Peter Physics education group physics education
Sharpe, Stephen Lattice field theory & applications particle theory
Sorensen, Larry Neural physics biological physics
Spivak, Boris Condensed matter theory condensed matter theory
Thouless, David Wikipedia entry condensed matter theory
Vilches, Oscar Low-temperature physics condensed matter experiment
Watts, Gordon Elementary particle experiment group high energy experiment, particle experiment
Wiggins, Paul Physical biology biological physics
Wilkes, Jeffrey SuperK, T2K neutrino physics, particle experiment
Xu, Xiaodong Nanoscale optoelectronics cond matter expt, nanoscale physics, quantum information
Yaffe, Laurence Particle theory particle theory

Adjunct faculty

Professor UW Department Research
Agol, Eric Astronomy Compact objects, gravitational lensing, extrasolar planets
Anantram, Anant Electrical Engineering Theory& modeling of molecular, semiconductor & bionano structures
Baker, David Biochemistry Computing structures of biological macromolecules
Buck, Warren UW Bothell Physics QCD and space exploration​
Campbell, Charles Chemistry Surfaces and catalysis
Dalcanton, Julianne Astronomy​ Galaxy formation
Drobny, Gary Chemistry Biomineralization
Dunham, Scott Electrical Engineering Nanotechnology modeling
Fairhall, Adrienne Physiology& Biophysics Neural information processing systems
Fine,Arthur Philosophy Foundations and history of physics, especially quantum mechanics
Ginger, Jr.,David Chemistry Thin filmsolar cells, nanophotonics, biosensing
Hawley, Suzanne Astronomy Stellar astrophysics
Holzworth, Robert Earth & Space Sciences Electricity in the atmosphere
Jarboe, Thomas Aero & Astronautics Plasma physics and controlled fusion
Keller, Sarah Chemistry Condensed matter expt/biophysics: self-assembly & 2D phase transitions
Kinahan, Paul Radiology Medical imaging using positron emission tomography
Krishnan, Kannan Materials Science & Eng Magnetism and spinelectronics:materials, devices and bioengineering
Kutz, Jose Nathan Applied Mathematics Nonlinear waves and coherent structures
Lin, Lih Electrical Engineering Quantum dot nanophotonics, nano-enhanced optical tweezers & MEMS
Ohuchi, Fumio Materials Science & Eng Material interfaces
Quinn, Thomas Astronomy Structure formation in the universe
Reinhardt, William Chemistry Theory of non-linear dynamics in quantum fluids
Rieke, Frederick Physiology& Biophysics Biophysics ofsensory processing
Thompson, LuAnne Oceanography Role of oceans in climate variability
Winglee, Robert Earth & Space Sciences Space physics