Faculty

Sean M. O’Malley, Acting Chair and Associate Professor
B.S., Seton Hall University, Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology 

Research Interests: Synchrotron-based x-ray diffraction of novel device structures, time-resolved photoluminescence of Group-III Nitrides, Pulsed Laser Deposition of nano-Scale Multiferroics. 

Office: CNS 216F 
Email: omallese@camden.rutgers.edu 
Web: https://crab.rutgers.edu/~omallese/ 
Phone: (856) 225-6159

Grace Brannigan, Assistant Professor
B.A., Reed College, Ph.D., University of California – Santa Barbara

Research Interests: Computational biophysics, particularly dynamics of ion channels and other signaling proteins, as well as free energies of ligand-protein interactions. 

Office: BSB 426 
Email: grace.brannigan@rutgers.edu 
Web: https://www.branniganlab.org 
Phone: (856) 225-6780 
Fax: (856) 225-6624
 

Daniel Bubb, Professor
B.S., Ursinus, M.S., Florida Institute of Technology, Ph.D., NJIT

Research Interests: Laser processing. Laser-materials interactions. Thin film deposition and characterization. Non-linear optical properties of nanoparticles and nanocomposites. Ferroelectricity, Superconductivity, and properties of novel oxides..

Office: CNS 216G 
Phone: (856) 225-6294
Email: danny.bubb@rutgers.edu
Web: https://bubb.camden.rutgers.edu

 

Luca LariniLuca Larini, Assistant Professor, Engineering Advisor
Ph.D., University of Pisa

Office: BSB 422
Email:
luca.larini@rutgers.edu
Web: https://larini.rutgers.edu/

 

 

 

 

Julie Griepenburg, Instructor Academic Year, Co-Lab Coordinator
B.S., Seton Hall University, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Nanoparticle functionalization and light-activation.

Office: CNS 216E
Email: jg1151@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6293

Lab Instructors

Cory Trout, Lab Coordinator
B.A., Rutgers-Camden

Office: CNS 216I
Email: cory.trout@rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6293

 

 

Part Time Lecturers

Richard Jimenez
B.A., Rutgers-Camden
Email: richjime@camden.rutgers.edu

FolkesBrian Folkes
B.S., M.S., Drexel University                                                                                       Email: brian.d.folkes@gmail.com

Jerry Gambs
BSME, MSMS, Villanova  
Email: jgambs@pit.edu 
Web: https://crab.rutgers.edu/~gambs/ 
Fax: (856) 225-6624

Joseph (JJ) Naddeo

Email: jnaddeo@gmail.com

John Tomko - Rutgers Camden John Tomko

Email: john.tomko@rutgers.edu

Administrative Staff

Kelly Esterly, Departmental Secretary

Office: BSB 322
Email: kelly.esterly@rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6077

Retired/Emeritus

E. Roger Cowley
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Cambridge

Research Interests: Theoretical lattice dynamics and the thermal properties of matter. Particular interest in computer simulations of solids and ferroelectricity.

Email: cowley@camden.rutgers.edu 
Web: https://crab.rutgers.edu/~cowley/ 
Fax: (856) 225-6624

L. John Gagliardi
B.S., Villanova; Ph.D., Temple

Research Interests: Physical and chemical mechanisms in the cell division of primitive eukaryotic cells; possible influence of cellular organelle electric charge distributions and electric fields on cell division.

Email: gagliard@camden.rutgers.edu 
Web: https://crab.rutgers.edu/~gagliard/ 
Fax: (856) 225-6624

Frank A. Blood
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve

Email: CaseyBlood@gmail.com
Web: https://implications-of-quantum-physics.com/index.html

Rich Medrala
Assistant Instructor

Betty Zubert
Department Secretary