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: physics-advisors@physics.ucsb.edu
Website: www.physics.ucsb.edu
Department Chair: Claudio Campagnari


 
Faculty
Robert Antonucci, PhD, UC Santa Cruz, Professor (experimental observational astrophysics)
Leon Balents, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
David Berenstein, PhD, University of Texas, Austin, Professor (string theory, quantum field theory, theoretical physics)
Tengiz Bibilashvili, PhD, Tbilisi State University, Senior Lecturer SOE (Theoretical physics) Joint Appointment: CRSTU
Lars Bildsten, PhD, Cornell University, Professor (theoretical astrophysics)
Omer 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 Brandt, PhD, Princeton University, Assistant Professor (Theoretical astrophysics)
Frank Brown, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor (theoretical /biophysical chemistry) Joint Appointment: CHEM
Claudio Campagnari, PhD, Yale University, Professor (experimental high energy physics)
Jean Carlson, PhD, Cornell University, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Nathaniel 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 Eardley, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (theoretical gravitational physics)
Matthew Fisher, PhD, University of Illinios, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Ernest G. Freund, Continuing Lecturer
Deborah Fygenson, PhD, Princeton University, Professor (experimental biophysics) Joint Appointment: BMSE
Robert M. Geller, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Continuing Lecturer
Steven 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, Senior Lecturer SOE (theoretical condensed matter physics) Joint Appointment: CRSTU
Joseph Hennawi, PhD, Princeton University, Professor (Observational astrophysics)
Gary Horowitz, PhD, University of Chicago, Professor (theoretical gravitational physics)
Joseph Incandela, PhD, University of Chicago, Professor (experimental high energy physics)
Andrew Jayich, PhD, Yale University, Assistant Professor (Experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics)
Ania Bleszynski Jayich, PhD, Harvard University, Professor (experimental condensed matter physics)
Georgios Koutroulakis, Lecturer Potential SOE
Everett Lipman, PhD, UC Berkeley, Associate Professor (experimental biological physics)
Walter Lippincott, Assistant Professor
Philip Lubin, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (experimental astrophysics)
Andreas Ludwig, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Xiao Luo, Assistant Professor
Maria Cristina Marchetti, PhD, University of Florida, Professor (Theoretical soft matter and biological physics)
Donald Marolf, PhD, University of Texas, Austin, Professor (theoretical gravitational physics)
Crystal Martin, PhD, University of Arizona, Professor (observational astrophysics)
John Martinis, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (experimental condensed matter physics)
Benjamin Mazin, PhD, California Institute of Technology, Professor (experimental astophysics)
David Morrison, PhD, Harvard University, Professor (algebraic geometry and mathematical physics) Joint Appointment: MATH
Chetan Nayak, PhD, Princeton University, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Harry Nelson, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (experimental particle physics)
Tejaswi Venumadhav Nerella, Assistant Professor
Siang Peng Oh, PhD, Princeton University, Professor (theoretical astrophysics)
David Patterson, PhD, Harvard University, Assistant Professor (Experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics)
Philip Pincus, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (soft condensed matter theory) Joint Appointment: MATRL
Jeffrey 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 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 Stuart, PhD, UC Davis, Professor (experimental high energy physics)
Wim van Dam, PhD, University of Amsterdam, Professor (theory of quantum computation) Joint Appointment: CMPSC
Ksheerasagar Vijay, Assistant Professor
David Weld, PhD, Stanford University, Associate Professor (experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics)
Pierre Wiltzius, PhD, E.T.H. Zurich, Professor (soft condensed matter and complex fluids)
Cenke Xu, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Andrea Young, PhD, Columbia University, Associate 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 Allen, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (experimental condensed matter physics)
Paul Barrett, PhD, UC Berkeley
David Cannell, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (experimental condensed matter physics)
Robert Eisberg, PhD, UC Berkeley
Jose Fulco, PhD, University of Buenos Aires
Carl Gwinn, PhD, Princeton University
Elisabeth Gwinn, PhD, Harvard University
Leonard Hall
Paul Hansma, PhD, UC Berkeley (experimental biophysics)
James Hartle, PhD, California Institute of Technology (theoretical gravitational physics)
Alan Heeger, PhD, UC Berkeley Joint Appointment: MATRL
Daniel Hone, PhD, University of Illinois
James Langer, PhD, University of Birmingham (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Rollin Morrison, PhD, University of Illinois
Francesc Roig, PhD, University of Massachusetts (mathematical physics) Joint Appointment: CRSTU
Raymond Sawyer, PhD, Harvard University
Douglas Scalapino, PhD, Stanford University (theoretical condensed matter physics)
Robert Sugar, PhD, Princeton University (theoretical particle physics)

 
Affiliated Faculty
John Harter, PhD (Materials)
Matthieu Louis, PhD (Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology)
Cyrus Safinya, PhD (Materials, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology)