Department of Physics

Harold U. Baranger

Professor of Physics
The broad focus of Prof. Baranger's group is quantum open systems at the nanoscale, particularly the generation of correlation between particles in...

David N. Beratan

R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Beratan is developing theoretical approaches to understand the function of complex molecular and macromolecular systems, including: the molecular...

Kenneth R Brown

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Prof. Brown's research interest is the control of quantum systems for both understanding the natural world and developing new technologies. His...

Glenn Steven Edwards

Professor of Physics
Glenn Edwards investigates biological systems using a range of experimental techniques and theoretical methods from physics. His interests include...

Henry Everitt

Adjunct Professor of Physics
Dr. Everitt is one of the Army's chief scientists. He works at the Army's Aviation and Missile RD...

Gleb Finkelstein

Professor of Physics
Gleb Finkelstein is an experimental physicist interested in inorganic and biologically inspired nanostructures: carbon nanotubes, graphene, and self-...

Haiyan Gao

Henry Newson Professor of Physics
Prof. Gao's research focuses on understanding the structure of the nucleon in terms of quark and gluon degrees of freedom of Quantum Chromodynamics (...

Daniel J. Gauthier

Research Professor of Physics
Prof. Gauthier is interested in a broad range of topics in the fields of nonlinear and quantum optics, and nonlinear dynamical systems. In the area...

G. Allan Johnson

Charles E. Putman University Professor of Radiology
Dr. Johnson is the Charles E. Putman University Professor of Radiology, Professor of Physics, and Biomedical Engineering, and Director of the Duke...

Jungsang Kim

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jungsang Kim leads the Multifunctional Integrated Systems Technology group at Duke University. His main area of current research is quantum...

Natalia Litchinitser

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Litchinitser holds a Ph.D. Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Her primary focus is on metamaterials that manipulate...

Jianfeng Lu

Associate Professor of Mathematics
Jianfeng Lu is an applied mathematician interested in mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from computational physics,...

Maiken Mikkelsen

James N. and Elizabeth H. Barton Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Michael Rubinstein

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
The research of the Rubinstein group is in the field of polymer theory and computer simulations. The unique properties of polymeric systems are due...

Ehsan Samei

Professor of Radiology
Dr. Ehsan Samei, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE, FAIMBE is a Persian-American medical physicist. He is a tenured Professor of Radiology, Medical...

David R. Smith

James B. Duke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. David R. Smith is currently the James B. Duke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Duke University. He is also Director...

Warren S. Warren

James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry
Our work focuses on the design and application of what might best be called novel pulsed techniques, using controlled radiation fields to alter...

Adam P. Wax

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Wax's research interests include optical spectroscopy for early cancer detection, novel microscopy and interferometry techniques. The study of...

Ying Wu

Professor of Physics
Prof. Wu is interested in nonlinear dynamics of charged particle beams, coherent radiation sources, and the development of novel accelerators and...