physics > faculty and research
Phillip Charles Anderson
Ionospheric and magnetospheric electrodynamics; space weather; space environment effects on human systems.
Roy C Chaney
Research in theoretical aspects of solid state physics are in progress. Calculation of electronic structure of solids by LCAO; electron-beam
Austin J Cunningham
Dean of Graduate Studies
Research into collisional processes occurring in planetary atmospheres, governing gas laser operation, important in thin film plasma deposition, and
determining the output of high intensity lamps.
Ervin J Fenyves
Elementary particles; cosmic rays; gamma-ray astrophysics; gamma-ray and neutrino detectors. Participation in the LHC (CERN) Compact Muon Solenoid
(CMS) Collaboration forward muon detector design and construction.
Condensed matter physics with emphasis on nanoscience; electronic, optical and transport properties of organic materials.
Professor and Program Head
Research interests relate to the study of optical properties of solids using techniques including Raman, photoluminescence and modulation
spectroscopies. Materials of interest are semiconductors, thermoelectric materials and nanomaterials.
Roderick A Heelis
Director, William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences
Plasma processes and electrodynamics in planetary atmospheres and ionospheres; space flight instrumentation.
John H Hoffman
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Ionospheric composition; mass spectroscopy; stratospheric cluster ion composition. Dr. Hoffman's research involves studies of planetary
atmospheres, particularly the composition of the neutral and ionic constituents.
Gravitational lensing and applications to cosmology, acceleration of the expansion of the universe: cosmological constant, dark energy, Einstein's
equations, junction conditions for matching space-times and constructing wormholes and spacetime thin-shells, computer algebra (symbolic
Experimental high energy particle physics exploring high energy proton collisions produced at CERN's Large Hadron Collider and electron-positron
collisions at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) National Accelerator Laboratory. He is Principal Investigator for UT Dallas' High Energy
Physics Group that works on the ATLAS and BaBar experiments.
David J Lary
Lary, David J.
Computational and information systems to facilitate discovery and decision support in Earth System Science; Remote Sensing.
Condensed matter physics, novel electronic and optical materials, electronic and photonic devices.
Elementary particle physics experiments at electron-position colliders, high performance cluster computing, and application of data mining techniques
to other fields of research
Paul J Mac Alevey
Senior Lecturer III
Dr. MacAlevey’s principal activity at UTD is teaching. Research interests focus on gravitational radiation.
Dr. Malko's areas of interest include:
Molecular/cell science, sorting in microfluidic environments, using optical tweezers
Photoluminescence spectroscopy of single semiconductor quantum dots
Single photon sources and single photon correlation spectroscopy
Non-linear optics and spectroscopy of quantum dots and other semiconductor materials
Optical limiting devices, Nano-optics
Solid state physics, Laser physics
Fiber optics (hi-power fiber lasers & amplifiers)
Senior Lecturer I
A study on Equatorial Spread F in the earth’s ionosphere.
Wolfgang A Rindler
Theoretical relativistic cosmology and basic problems in general relativity.
Experimental condensed matter physics, phase transitions, superconductivity and the properties of magnetic materials.
Jason D Slinker
Organic optoelectronic devices for energy efficiency and novel biosensors for disease diagnostics and laboratory assays.
Brian A Tinsley
Airglow; aurora; theoretical research in aeronomy; instrumentation for atmospheric spectroscopy; observational and theoretical research on upper
atmosphere processes (aeronomy) for more than 40 years, and has served on many national and international organizations in this field.
Anvar A Zakhidov
Physics and chemistry of advanced materials: carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, theory of excitons, polarons, solitons in solids; optical and microwave
spectroscopy; molecular superconductivity, ferromagnetism; conducting polymers electronic molecular devices.
Yves Jean Chabal
Professor, Materials Science
Current interests are centered on surface chemical functionalization of semiconductor and oxide surfaces, atomic layer deposition, organic
electronics, biosensors and H2 storage materials.
Computational materials science of nanomaterials and electronic device materials, carbon nanotubes and semiconductor nanowires for nanoelectronics,
metal nanoparticles for catalyst design in renewable energy applications and interface modeling of high-k gate stack systems.
Polymeric organic semiconductors and intrinsic conductors; advanced lithographic resist materials.
Christopher L Hinkle
Aspects of the search for alternative gate dielectrics for use in advanced CMOS devices, novel approaches to film growth and interfacial
compatibility, remote plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition processes and areas of film characterization including AES, XPS, SIMS, RBS, C-V, J-V,
FTIR, XAS and NRA.
Mary Lena U Kelly
Thermal processes in planetary crustal materials with an emphasis on the lunar and martian surfaces; misconceptions and instructional design in
astronomy and physics (Sci/Math Ed). NASA education and public outreach projects; member of the Center for Space Sciences.
Robert M Wallace
Professor, Electrical Engineering
Advanced materials for device scaling, Semiconductor materials, Dielectric materials, Surface science, Ion beam characterization, Molecular beam
epitaxy Field-emission display materials, Self-assembled monolayers, First-principles materials computations.
Army Research Laboratory
University of California, Los Angeles
Senior Member Technical Staff, Texas Instruments
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dallas County Community College
Updated: July 22, 2011