UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Physics

Division of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Broida Hall 3019
Telephone: (805) 893-4567
E-mail: ugrad@physics.ucsb.edu
Skype: ugrad.advisor 
Website: www.physics.ucsb.edu
Department Chair: Philip Pincus


 
Faculty
Robert R. Antonucci, PhD, UC Santa Cruz, Professor (experimental observational astrophysics)
Leon Balents, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
David E. Berenstein, PhD, University of Texas, Austin, Professor (string theory, quantum field theory, theoretical physics)
Tengiz Bibilashvili, PhD, Tbilisi State University, Lecturer SOE (Theoretical physics) Joint Appointment: CRSTU
Lars Bildsten, PhD, Cornell University, Professor (theoretical astrophysics)
Omer M. Blaes, PhD, International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste, Professor (theoretical astrophysics)
Dirk Bouwmeester, PhD, University of Leiden, Professor (experimental condensed matter physics, quantum optics, and quantum information science)
Timothy D. Brandt, PhD, Princeton University, Assistant Professor (Theoretical astrophysics)
Frank L. Brown, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor (theoretical /biophysical chemistry) Joint Appointment: CHEM
Claudio F. Campagnari, PhD, Yale University, Professor (experimental high energy physics)
Jean M. Carlson, PhD, Cornell University, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Nathaniel J. Craig, PhD, Stanford University, Associate Professor (Theoretical high energy physics)
Zvonimir Dogic, PhD, Brandeis University, Professor (Experimental soft matter physics)
Xi Dong, PhD, Stanford University, Assistant Professor (Theoretical high energy physics)
Douglas M. Eardley, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (theoretical gravitational physics)
Matthew P. Fisher, PhD, University of Illinios, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Roger Freedman, PhD, Stanford University, Lecturer SOE
Deborah K. Fygenson, PhD, Princeton University, Professor (experimental biophysics) Joint Appointment: BMSE
Robert M. Geller, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Continuing Lecturer
Steven B. Giddings, PhD, Princeton University, Professor (theoretical high energy and gravitational physics)
David Gross, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (particle physics theory)
Sathya Guruswamy, PhD, University of Rochester, Lecturer SOE (theoretical condensed matter physics) Joint Appointment: CRSTU
Elisabeth G. Gwinn, PhD, Harvard University, Professor (experimental condensed matter physics)
Joseph F. Hennawi, PhD, Princeton University, Associate Professor (Observational astrophysics)
Gary Horowitz, PhD, University of Chicago, Professor (theoretical gravitational physics)
Joseph R. Incandela, PhD, University of Chicago, Professor (experimental high energy physics)
Andrew M. Jayich, PhD, Yale University, Assistant Professor (Experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics)
Ania Bleszynski Jayich, PhD, Harvard University, Professor (experimental condensed matter physics)
Everett A. Lipman, PhD, UC Berkeley, Associate Professor (experimental biological physics)
Philip Lubin, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (experimental astrophysics)
Andreas W. Ludwig, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Maria Cristina Marchetti, PhD, University of Florida, Professor (Theoretical soft matter and biological physics)
Donald M. Marolf, PhD, University of Texas, Austin, Professor (theoretical gravitational physics)
Crystal L. Martin, PhD, University of Arizona, Professor (observational astrophysics)
John Martinis, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (experimental condensed matter physics)
Benjamin A. Mazin, PhD, California Institute of Technology, Professor (experimental astophysics)
David R. Morrison, PhD, Harvard University, Professor (algebraic geometry and mathematical physics) Joint Appointment: MATH
Chetan Nayak, PhD, Princeton University, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Harry N. Nelson, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (experimental particle physics)
Siang Peng Oh, PhD, Princeton University, Professor (theoretical astrophysics)
David S. Patterson, PhD, Harvard University, Assistant Professor (Experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics)
Philip A. Pincus, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (soft condensed matter theory) Joint Appointment: MATRL
Jeffrey D. Richman, PhD, California Institute of Technology, Professor (experimental high energy particle physics)
Joan-Emma Shea, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor (theoretical biophysical chemistry) Joint Appointment: CHEM
Mark Sherwin, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (experimental condensed matter physics)
Boris I. Shraiman, PhD, Harvard University, Professor (theoretical biophysics)
Mark Srednicki, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (theoretical particle physics)
Sebastian Streichan, PhD, University of Saarland, Assistant Professor (Biophysics) Joint Appointment: BMSE
David D. Stuart, PhD, UC Davis, Professor (experimental high energy physics)
Wim van Dam, PhD, University of Amsterdam, Professor (theory of quantum computation) Joint Appointment: CMPSC
David M. Weld, PhD, Stanford University, Assistant Professor (experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics)
Pierre E. Wiltzius, PhD, E.T.H. Zurich, Professor (soft condensed matter and complex fluids)
Cenke Xu, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Andrea F. Young, PhD, Columbia University, Assistant Professor (Experimental condensed matter physics)
Anthony Zee, PhD, Harvard University, Professor (theoretical particle physics)

 
Emeriti Faculty
Guenter Ahlers, PhD, UC Berkeley (experimental condensed matter physics)
S J. Allen, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (experimental condensed matter physics)
Paul H. Barrett, PhD, UC Berkeley
David S. Cannell, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (experimental condensed matter physics)
Robert M. Eisberg, PhD, UC Berkeley
Jose R. Fulco, PhD, University of Buenos Aires
Carl Gwinn, PhD, Princeton University
Leonard Hall
Paul K. Hansma, PhD, UC Berkeley (experimental biophysics)
James B. Hartle, PhD, California Institute of Technology (theoretical gravitational physics)
Alan J. Heeger, PhD, UC Berkeley Joint Appointment: MATRL
Daniel W. Hone, PhD, University of Illinois
Vincent Jaccarino, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
James S. Langer, PhD, University of Birmingham (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Rollin J. Morrison, PhD, University of Illinois
Francesc S. Roig, PhD, University of Massachusetts (mathematical physics) Joint Appointment: CRSTU
Raymond F. Sawyer, PhD, Harvard University
Douglas J. Scalapino, PhD, Stanford University (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Robert Schrieffer, PhD, University of Illinois
Robert Sugar, PhD, Princeton University (theoretical particle physics)

 
Affiliated Faculty
Cyrus R. Safinya, PhD (Materials, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology)