Physics and Engineering Physics Faculty

Nicholas J. Altiero, Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1974

Professor and Dean Emeritus
Computational Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, and Biomechanics

Douglas B. Chrisey, Ph.D. University of Virginia, 1988

Cornelia and Arthur Jung Chair in Materials Engineering
Materials Engineering

Lev Kaplan, Ph.D. Harvard University, 1996

Chair, Department of Physics & Engineering Physics
Quantum Chaos and Quantum Information

James M. MacLaren, Ph.D. Imperial College, London, 1986

Dean, Newcomb-Tulane College
Theoretical Solid State Physics

Zhiqiang Mao, Ph.D. University of Science and Technology of China, 1992

Nicholas J. Altiero Professor in Science and Engineering
Quantum Materials

Wayne F. Reed, Ph.D. Clarkson, 1984

Murchison-Mallory Chair in Physics

Polymer Physics and Biophysics

George Rosensteel, Ph.D. Toronto, 1975

Mathematical Physics

Fred Wietfeldt, Ph.D. U.C. Berkeley, 1994

Experimental Nuclear Physics

Matthew Escarra, Ph.D. Princeton University, 2011

Assistant Professor
Photonic Materials and Devices

Ryan T. Glasser, Ph.D. Louisiana State University, 2009

Assistant Professor
Quantum Information and Nonlinear Optics

Eliot Kapit, Ph.D. Cornell University, 2012

Assistant Professor
Quantum Simulation and Quantum Computing

Michael Naguib, Ph.D.  Drexel University, 2014 

Assistant Professor
Novel Energy Materials

Jianwei Sun, Ph.D.  Tulane University, 2010

Assistant Professor
Materials Theory and Computation/Density Functional Theory

Diyar Talbayev, Ph.D. Stony Brook University, 2004

Assistant Professor
Ken and Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Science and Engineering
Condensed Matter and Optical Spectroscopy

Jiang Wei, Ph.D. University of Washington, 2010

Assistant Professor
Nanodevice Physics

Yubo Zhang, Ph.D. Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 2012

Research Assistant Professor

Guy V. Norton, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1990

Senior Professor of Practice
Theoretical Acoustic Scattering

Timothy M. Schuler, Ph.D. Tulane University, 2004

Senior Professor of Practice
Experimental Solid State Physics and Physics Instruction

Khazhgery "Jerry" Shakov, Ph.D. Tulane University, 2004

Senior Professor of Practice
Assistant Department Chair, Department of Physics & Engineering Physics
Quantum Control and Physics Instruction

Matt Barrios, Ph.D.  Florida State University, 2011

Professor of Practice

Michelle Hewlett Sanchez, Ph.D. Stanford University, 2011

Professor of Practice
Director of K-12 STEM Outreach

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