Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

Department of Physics

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37th & O Streets NW
Reiss Science Building, Room 506
Washington, DC 20057
(202) 687-6025

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Research Specialties and Staff

Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Applied Physics Experimental Both
Biophysics Both Both
Chemical Physics Theoretical Both
Condensed Matter Physics Both Both
Electrical Engineering Experimental Both
Energy Sources & Environment Experimental -
Engineering Physics/Science Experimental -
Fluids, Rheology Both -
Low Temperature Physics Both -
Materials Science, Metallurgy Both -
Medical, Health Physics Experimental -
Nano Science and Technology Both -
Optics Experimental Both
Particles and Fields Theoretical -
Polymer Physics/Science Experimental -
Statistical & Thermal Physics Both Both
Systems Science/Engineering Experimental -

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Ultra-cold gases, ion trap quantum simulators.
James Freericks

Biophysics

Rhonda Dzakpasu, Peter Olmsted, Jeffrey Urbach

Computational Physics

Computational fluid dynamics, molecular dynamics; non-equilibrium molecular dynamics; non-linear dynamics and differential equations; Monte Carlo techniques.
Emanuela Del Gado, David Egolf, James Freericks, Amy Liu, Peter Olmsted, Joseph Serene

Hard condensed-matter physics

Interaction of light with matter; magnetism; strongly correlated materials; structural, electronic, and transport properties; superconductivity.
James Freericks, Amy Liu, Wesley Mathews, Joseph Serene

Nano Science and Technology

Theoretical calculations of transport in multi-layered devices.
James Freericks

Particles and Fields

Effective theories.
David Egolf

Soft condensed-matter physics

Biomaterials; biomimetic materials; colloidal aggregation; gels; glasses; liquid crystals; nano-composites; non-Newtonian fluids; polymers; rheology; self-assembling systems.
Emanuela Del Gado, David Egolf, Peter Olmsted

Statistical & Thermal Physics

Critical phenomena; disordered systems; glass transition; non-equilibrium dynamical systems, both classical and quantum; phase transitions; statistical mechanics and non-equilibrium physics of soft matter.
Emanuela Del Gado, David Egolf, James Freericks, Peter Olmsted

EXPERIMENTAL

Biophysics

Biomaterials; cellular biophysics; pattern formation in neural systems.
Daniel Blair, Rhonda Dzakpasu, Jeffrey Urbach

Hard Condensed Matter Physics

Sensors; superconductivity; superconducting devices; transport in nanostructures.
Paola Barbara, John Currie, Kai Liu, Makarand Paranjape

Nano Science and Technology

Applications to environmental monitoring, bioengineering, medical imaging; nanotube devices; organic photovoltaic; semiconductor technology; sensors and actuators.
Paola Barbara, John Currie, Makarand Paranjape, Edward Van Keuren

Optics

Biomedical optics; imaging of soft materials; nanoparticle synthesis and characterization.
Daniel Blair, Jeffrey Urbach, Edward Van Keuren

Soft condensed-matter physics

Biomaterials; colloidal and polymer physics; fluids; granular materials; non-linear dynamic soft glasses.
Daniel Blair, Jeffrey Urbach, Edward Van Keuren

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