Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Physics

77 Massachusetts Avenue
MIT 4-315
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 253-4803

http://web.mit.edu/physics/index.html

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Research Specialties and Staff

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Astronomy Both Both
Astrophysics Both Both
Atmosphere, Space Physics, Cosmic Rays Experimental Both
Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Experimental Both
Biophysics Both Both
Condensed Matter Physics Both Both
Medical, Health Physics Both Both
Nuclear Physics Both Both
Optics Experimental Both
Particles and Fields Both Both
Plasma and Fusion Both Both
Relativity & Gravitation Both Both
Statistical & Thermal Physics Both Both

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

Astrophysics

John Belcher, Edmund Bertschinger, Scott Hughes, Sara Seager, Max Tegmark, Mark Vogelsberger, Nevin Weinberg

Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Stephen Johnson

Biophysics

Arup Chakraborty, Ibrahim Cisse, Jeremy England, Mehran Kardar

Condensed Matter Physics

Liang Fu, John Joannopoulos, Mehran Kardar, Leonid Levitov, Max Metlitski, Marin Soljacic, Senthil Todadri, Xiao-Gang Wen

Nuclear Physics

William Detmold, Krishna Rajagopal, Iain Stewart, Senthil Todadri, Xiao-Gang Wen

Particles and Fields

Alan Guth, Robert Jaffe, David Kaiser, Hong Liu, Krishna Rajagopal, Phiala Shanahan, Iain Stewart, Washington Taylor, Jesse Thaler, Frank Wilczek, Barton Zwiebach

Plasma and Fusion

John Belcher

Quantum Information and Quantum Computing

Isaac Chuang, Daniel Harlow, Aram Harrow, Seth Lloyd

EXPERIMENTAL

Astrophysics

Claude Canizares, Deepto Chakrabarty, Ian Crossfield, Anna Frebel, Jacqueline Hewitt, Kiyoshi Masui, Nergis Mavalvala, Michael McDonald, Robert Simcoe, Salvatore Vitale

Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Isaac Chuang, Wolfgang Ketterle, David Pritchard, Vladan Vuletic, Martin Zwierlein

Biophysics

Arup Chakraborty, Nikta Fakhri, Jeff Gore, Leonid Mirny

Condensed Matter Physics

Raymond Ashoori, Joseph Checkelsky, Riccardo Comin, Nuh Gedik, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, Long Ju

Nuclear Physics

Richard Milner, Robert Redwine, Gunther Roland, Tracy Slatyer, Michael Williams, Boleslaw Wyslouch

Particles and Fields

Min Chen, Janet Conrad, Peter Fisher, Joseph Formaggio, Philip Harris, Or Hen, Markus Klute, Christoph Paus, Kerstin Perez, Samuel Ting, Lindley Winslow, Boleslaw Wyslouch

Plasma and Fusion

Nuno Loureiro

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