Gleb Finkelstein

Finkelstein

Professor of Physics

Gleb Finkelstein is an experimental physicist interested in inorganic and biologically inspired nanostructures: carbon nanotubes, graphene, and self-assembled DNA 'origami'. These objects reveal a variety of interesting electronic properties that may form a basis for future detectors and sensors, or serve as individual devices in quantum information processing.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor of Physics
  • Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel), 1998
  • M.S. Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel), 1998
  • B.S. Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1991

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

  • Fellow. American Physical Society. 2015
  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. National Science Foundation. 2003
  • Award for excellence in graduate research. Wolf Foundation. 1998
  • Daniel Brener Memorial Prize for Ph.D. studies. Graduate School, Weizmann Institute of Science. 1996
  • Distinction Prize for M.Sc. studies. Graduate School, Weizmann Institute of Science. 1993

Courses Taught:

  • PHYSICS 362D: Electricity and Magnetism
  • PHYSICS 363: Thermal Physics
  • PHYSICS 493: Research Independent Study