Profiles in "Physics" Expertise Area

  • Hill teaches introductory physics and is a strong advocate for inclusion and participation of women in STEM fields, especially in physics.
  • Dr Shane Johnson is a tenured Research Scientist at Arizona State University and has over 25 years of experience in the area of compound semiconductor materials and device growth, fabrication, and design.
  • Lai has been recognized with awards such as White House PECASE, APS fellowship and Pentagon Vannevar Bush Fellowship. He has been publishing in centered about complex dynamical systems, classical and quantum.
  • Jeff Yarger primary research interests are in biophysical chemistry, nano-materials and the general field of disordered or amorphous materials.
  • Meltzer has taught more than two dozen different university courses on physics, science, and science education, and also taught middle-school science classes for five years.
  • Ponce's current interest is in the understanding of the materials properties of III-V nitrides, and their correlation to growth and to device performance for solid state lighting.
  • Peng's expertise is in computational physics (first principles density-functional theory calculations) and material science.
  • Timmes is an astrophysicist in interested in stars, chemical evolution, astrobiology, gamma-ray astronomy and community-driven software instruments.
  • Dr. Flory has an interdisciplinary scientific background with a BS in physics, seven years industry experience, and a PhD in biological design. He works with faculty to develop proposals and manages three DOE funded projects.
  • Gerdenis Kodis is a research professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Physics and the Biodesign Institute at ASU. He works in the fields of artificial photosynthesis, molecular photonics, and biophysics.