Faculty Directory

Below is a list of faculty who may serve as advisors of Applied Physics students. This list is not an exhaustive list of faculty who could be an advisor to an Applied Physics student.

^ prospective advisor, interested in hiring APPL students
* previous advisor

NAME INSTITUTION AND/OR RICE PRIMARY DEPARTMENTAL AFFILIATION WEBSITE

Photonics and Plasmonics

Core Faculty Members
Halas, Naomi (Lead) Electrical & Computer Engineering http://halas.rice.edu
Landes, Christy Chemistry http://www.lrg.rice.edu/
Link, Stephan Chemistry http://slink.rice.edu
Naik, Gururaj Electrical & Computer Engineering http://naik.rice.edu/
Nordlander, Peter Physics & Astronomy http://nordlander.rice.edu/
Zhu, Hanyu^ Materials Science & Nanoengineering http://zhugroup.rice.edu/
Other Faculty Members
Kono, Junichiro (APP Chair) Electrical & Computer Engineering https://kono.rice.edu/
Kelly, Kevin Electrical & Computer Engineering http://www.ece.rice.edu/kelly.aspx
Veeraraghavan, Ashok Electrical & Computer Engineering http://computationalimaging.rice.edu/
Tkaczyk, Tomasz* Bioengineering http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~tt3/
Robinson, Jacob Electrical & Computer Engineering http://www.robinsonlab.com/

Nanomaterials and Nanodevices

Core Faculty Members
Ajayan, Pulickel (Lead)* Materials Science & Nanoengineering http://ajayan.rice.edu/
Mohite, Aditya Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering https://chbe.rice.edu/content/aditya-mohite
Kelly, Kevin Electrical & Computer Engineering http://www.ece.rice.edu/kelly.aspx
Tour, James Chemistry https://chemistry.rice.edu/people/james-tour
Verduzco, Rafael^ Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering https://chbe.rice.edu/content/rafael-verduzco
Yakobson, Boris Materials Science & Nanoengineering http://biygroup.blogs.rice.edu/
Other Faculty Members
Zhu, Hanyu^ Materials Science & Nanoengineering http://zhugroup.rice.edu/
Kono, Junichiro Electrical & Computer Engineering https://kono.rice.edu/
Natelson, Douglas Physics & Astronomy https://natelson.web.rice.edu
Pasquali, Matteo* Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering https://pasquali.rice.edu/
Naik, Gururaj Electrical & Computer Engineering http://naik.rice.edu/
Wehmeyer, Geoff^ Mechanical Engineering https://mech.rice.edu/users/gpw1

Quantum and Ultracold Matter

Core Faculty Members
Hazzard, Kaden (Lead)^ Physics & Astronomy https://kaden.rice.edu
Hulet, Randall Physics & Astronomy http://atomcool.rice.edu/
Killian, Thomas Physics & Astronomy http://ultracold.rice.edu
Kono, Junichiro Electrical & Computer Engineering https://kono.rice.edu/
Morosan, Emilia Physics & Astronomy https://www.morosan.rice.edu
Natelson, Douglas Physics & Astronomy https://natelson.web.rice.edu/group.html
Other Faculty Members
Dunning, Barry Physics & Astronomy https://physics.rice.edu/people/barry-dunning
Nevidomskyy, Andriy^ Physics & Astronomy https://physics.rice.edu/people/andriy-nevidomskyy
Foster, Matthew* Physics & Astronomy http://rcqm.rice.edu/researchers/matthew-foster/
Zhu, Hanyu^ Materials Science & Nanoengineering http://zhugroup.rice.edu/

Neuroengineering and Biotechnology

Core Faculty Members
Robinson, Jacob (Lead) Electrical & Computer Engineering http://www.robinsonlab.com/
Luan, Lan Electrical & Computer Engineering https://eceweb.rice.edu/people/lan-luan
Szablowski, Jerzy Bioengineering https://bioengineering.rice.edu/people/faculty/jerzy-szablowski
Tkaczyk, Tomasz* Bioengineering http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~tt3/
Veiseh, Omid^ Bioengineering https://bioengineering.rice.edu/omid-veiseh
Chong, Xie^ Electrical & Computer Engineering https://www.chongxie.net/
Other Faculty Members
Aazhang, Benhaam Electrical & Computer Engineering https://eceweb.rice.edu/people/behnaam-aazhang
Raphael, Robert Bioengineering http://bioengineering.rice.edu/faculty/Rob_Raphael.aspx
Grande-Allen, Jane Bioengineering https://bioengineering.rice.edu/jane-grande-allen
Igoshin, Oleg Bioengineering http://igoshin.rice.edu/
Ma, Jianpeng Baylor College of Medicine https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/jianpeng-ma-ph-d/b18ef989-ffed-11e2-be68...
Pitkow, Xaq Electrical & Computer Engineering https://eceweb.rice.edu/xaq-pitkow
Kemere, Caleb Electrical & Computer Engineering https://eceweb.rice.edu/people/caleb-kemere
Kiang, Ching-Kwa* Physics & Astronomy http://www.chkiang.rice.edu/
Richards-Kortum, Rebecca* Bioengineering http://bioengineering.rice.edu/faculty/rebecca_richards-kortum.aspx
Tabor, Jeffrey* Bioengineering http://bioengineering.rice.edu/faculty/Jeff_Tabor.aspx

Theory and Computation

Core Faculty Members
Nordlander, Peter (Lead) Physics & Astronomy http://nordlander.rice.edu/
Kolomeisky, Anatoly Chemistry http://python.rice.edu/~kolomeisky/
Pitkow, Xaq Electrical & Computer Engineering https://eceweb.rice.edu/xaq-pitkow
Scuseria, Gustavo* Chemistry http://scuseria.rice.edu/
Veeraraghavan, Ashok Electrical & Computer Engineering http://computationalimaging.rice.edu/
Wolynes, Peter G Chemistry https://wolynes.rice.edu/node/2
Other Faculty Members
Hazzard, Kaden (Lead)^ Physics & Astronomy https://kaden.rice.edu
Igoshin, Oleg Bioengineering http://igoshin.rice.edu/
Ma, Jianpeng Baylor College of Medicine https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/jianpeng-ma-ph-d/b18ef989-ffed-11e2-be68...
Sano, Akane Electrical & Computer Engineering https://eceweb.rice.edu/akane-sano
Senftle, Thomas Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering http://senftle.blogs.rice.edu/
Yakobson, Boris Materials Science & Nanoengineering http://biygroup.blogs.rice.edu/
Clementi, Cecilia* Chemistry http://chemistry.rice.edu/FacultyDetail.aspx?RiceID=238
Onuchic, Jose Physics & Astronomy http://onuchic.rice.edu/
Other Areas of Research
Chapman, Walter* Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering https://chbe.rice.edu/content/walter-g-chapman
Cristini, Vittorio The Methodist Hospital Research Institute https://www.houstonmethodist.org/faculty/vittorio-cristini/
de Hoop, Maarten* Computational & Applied Mathematics http://maartendehoop.rice.edu/
Grattoni, Alessandro* The Methodist Hospital Research Institute https://www.houstonmethodist.org/faculty/alessandro-grattoni/
Hafner, Jason* Physics & Astronomy http://hafner.web.rice.edu/
Hirasaki, George* Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering https://chbe.rice.edu/content/george-j-hirasaki
Levander, Alan* Earth Science http://earthscience.rice.edu/directory/user/19/
Ma, Jingfei* MD Anderson Cancer Center http://faculty.mdanderson.org/Jingfei_Ma/Default.asp?SNID=0
Merenyi, Erzsebet* Statistics http://www.ece.rice.edu/~erzsebet/
Niu, Fenglin* Earth Science http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~niu/
Papageorgiou, T. Dorina^ Baylor College of Medicine https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/t-papageorgiou-ph-d-m-h-sc/b22fc58f-ffed...
Shouval, Harel UT Health https://gsbs.uth.edu/faculty/faculty-directory/faculty-profiles.htm?id=1...
St.-Pierre, Francois^ Baylor College of Medicine https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/francois-st-pierre/ce5139a8-20f1-11e5-8d...
Wong, Stephen T.* The Methodist Hospital Research Institute http://www.houstonmethodist.org/faculty/Stephen_Wong