Magnetic resonance and quantum sensing with applications to problems in physical chemistry; nanoscale spin dynamics; control of quantum systems
Zakaria Al Balushi
Electronic and photonic materials synthesis of compound semiconductor thin films and nanostructures using chemical vapor deposition for electronic and optoelectronic devices.
M. Reza Alam
Theoretical and Applied Fluid Dynamics, Ocean and Coastal Waves Phenomena, Ocean Renewable Energy and Nonlinear Waves
Computational modelling and clinical translation of spoken language
Systems and Synthetic Biology, Environmental Microbiology of Bacteria and Viruses, bioenergy, Biomedicine, Bioremediation, space
Research involves the use of state-of-the-art computational tools in the modeling and design of complex materials systems for structural and energy related applications. In this context, first-principles-based atomic-scale modeling and simulation methods are applied in studies of the structural, thermodynamic and dynamic properties of bulk phases, surfaces and interfaces.
Partially coherent radiation at short wave-lengths, synchrotrons, undulators, x-ray lasers, processes in hot dense plasmas; x-ray optics, microscopes, and holography; application of element specific x-ray microscopy to studies in the life and physical sciences.
LBNL/UCB Nuclear Data Group
Carlos J. Bustamante
Thermodynamics of small systems and its applications to both biological and non-biological systems.
Expertise in thin film science; IC processing, electronic materials and ion beam technology.
Daryl C. Chrzan
Computational materials science, with emphases on dislocation dynamics and the growth of thin films.
Development of new algorithms and software for partial differential equations and the application of those algorithms and software to a variety of problems in science and engineering.
Michael F. Crommie
Local electronic, magnetic, and mechanical properties of low-dimensional nanostructures.
monitoring using computer vision
Oscar D. Dubón, Jr.
Electronic materials processing, low-temperature molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), growth and properties of group IV alloys, synthesis of semiconductor nanostructures.
Roger W. Falcone
Quantum electronics and short wavelength coherent light sources, with applications to atomic physics, solid state physics and plasma physics.
Conversion of solar energy into chemical energy using hybrid biological nano-structured materials.
Costas P. Grigoropoulos
Micro/nanoscale transport and processing.
T. Kenneth Gustafson
Modern optics and quantum electronic techniques; non-linear phenomena; coherence in electronic materials.
Quantum information applications with trapped ions such as scalable quantum computers, solid-state to AMO interfaces, quantum electronics, and quantum emulation of complex condensed matter systems.
My research group prepares and studies thin films of novel magnetic, semiconducting, and superconducting materials, particularly amorphous and multilayered materials, which are of interest to spin electronics industries and for LIGO mirror coatings.
Amy E. Herr
Micro/nanofluidics to quantify biomolecules in complex fluids; clinical and point-of-care diagnostics;electokinetic phenomena.
Applied materials research and development including but not limited to additive manufacturing, materials properties and materials processing.
Interface between statistics and data-rich scientific disciplines such as biology; addressing various modeling and analysis challenges from enormous high-dimensional, complex, noisy data generated from rapidly evolving biological technologies.
Interdisciplinary research in nanoelectronics and nano-biotechnology.
We apply methods of optical physics to microscopy technologies.
Nano-optics and composite materials
Hydrogen storage in carbon materials and multifunctional solar cells.
Bioengineering approaches to design and create functional nanostructures for regenerative medicine, therapeutics, biosensing and energy generations.
Eric Yue Ma
Interaction between light and condensed matter (solids and liquids) in uncommon regimes, with an eye out for applications in sensing, human-computer interface, and mixed reality.
Surface/Interfacial Science and Micro-/Nanosystems Technology.
Philip S. Marcus
Bifurcations and development of chaotic flows, numerical simulation of three- dimensional fluid flow, vortex dynamics, numerical algorithms for large Reynolds number flows, applications to astrophysics and geophysics.
Synthesis, characterization, and utilization of complex-oxide thin-film materials including developing fundamental understanding of material function and novel routes to enhance materials performance for applications ranging from memory and logic to energy conversion and beyond.
Learning-based analysis and control of uncertain systems, manufacturing systems, materials processing
Mohammed R. K. Mofrad
Molecular phenomena underlying cell mechanics and mechanotransduction, toward understanding their role in human disease.
Characterization of structural materials using synchrotron radiation
Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) applied to radio frequency (RF) communication sensor devices.
Our research aims to advance our theoretical understanding of both natural and synthetic soft matter systems by leveraging the tools of statistical mechanics, continuum mechanics and computer simulation.
Gabriel Orebi Gann
Instrumentation and detector development for fundamental and applied neutrino physics, including remote reactor monitoring.
Theoretical and computational mechanics of solids.
Computational fluid and solid mechanics, high-order discontinuous Galerkin methods, fluid-structure interaction, unstructured mesh generation, adjoint-based optimization, parallel computing.
Kristin Aslaug Persson
Professor Persson is involved in several materials research areas, such as Li-ion batteries, Mg batteries, photocatalysts, etc.
Physics of nanoscale devices encompassing full spectrum of Physics, Materials Science and Electrical Engineering. Visit at: www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~sayeef.
Research is focused on compact laser-plasma-based acceleration of electrons and ions, and the development of high brightness particle and photon sources.
Computational imaging methods applied to electron microscopy.
Numerical solution at differential equations applied by fluid mechanics, materials sciences, and engineering.
Physics-based Modeling and Simulation
Quantum Information Science, Quantum Computing with Superconducting Circuits.
Quantum information devices; superconducting qubits, solid-state defects, nanomechanics, and nanophotonics; hybrid quantum systems.
Lydia L. Sohn
Developing optical or electronics-based on-chip platform technologies for single-cell analysis.
Application of Continuum Mechanics to Problems in Biophysics.
Micro and nano-fabrication processes applied to biological tissue culture; integration of diffractive optics with MEMS and microfluids for imaging and lithography.
Fabrication of electronic and medical nanoscale devices via molecular programming.
The Utzat group conducts experimental research to understand and manipulate light-matter interactions at the nanoscale, focusing on creating novel semiconductor materials for optoelectronics and developing advanced nano-optical spectroscopy techniques for sensitive biomolecular detection.
Karl van Bibber
The research of my group is situated at the nexus of basic and applied nuclear, particle, accelerator, and instrumentation science, encompassing applied neutrino physics for nuclear non-proliferation, development of novel neutron sources and applications to geochronology, nuclear medicine, etc., and innovative accelerator technology and applications to heavy ion fusion and particle astrophysics.
Development of deterministic and Monte Carlo numerical methods in neutral particle transport, and their application in reactor design, nuclear physics, radiation detection, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear medicine and cancer therapy.
The computational imaging lab develops new optical systems that optimize hardware and computation simultaneously, for measuring optical wave-field effects (e.g. phase imaging, coherence imaging, and nonlinear optics).
Laser spectroscopy, nanophotonics and plasmonics.
Investigate the development of preferred orientation materials using high-pressure synchrotron x-rays diffraction techniques.
K. Birgitta Whaley
Theory of atomic and molecular clusters, nanostructures, and high-energy density materials.
Partial differential equations, spectral methods, approximation theory and optimization, with applications in fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, materials science and plasma physics.
Nanomaterials for applications in electronics, photovoltaics, and photonics.
Trapping of anti-matter; free-electron laser x-ray sources; intense laser-plasma interactions; high-energy density physics.
Self-assembly of polymer, peptide, peptidomimetic and nanoparticle for functional soft materials
Silicon nano-photonics, nano-electronics, plasmonics, and the development of components for quantum information processing technology.
Optical Materials and Nanophotonics
Applied physics, nano-photonics, nano-devices engineering, and novel nano-scale fabrication.
Additive manufacturing and processes for micro-electro-mechanical system,
material processing for energy storage and transduction materials
Tarek I. Zohdi
Multiscale representation of materials.
Michael W. Zuerch
Ultrafast laser and X-ray spectroscopy, study of dynamics and correlations in quantum materials and systems of relevance to energy applications.