Sean M. O’Malley, Department 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, Associate 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: JHSC 213B
Email: grace.brannigan@rutgers.edu 
Web: https://www.branniganlab.org 
Phone: (856) 225-6780 
Fax: (856) 225-6624

Julie Griepenburg, Assistant Professor
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


Jiantao Kong, Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Science and Technology of China, Ph.D., Boston College

Research Interests: Theoretical and Computational Condensed Matter Physics, Plasmonics, Metamaterials.

Office: CNS 216G
Email: jiantao.kong@rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6294


Cory Trout, Instructor Academic Year, Lab Coordinator
B.S., Rutgers-Camden

Office: CNS 216C
Email: cory.trout@rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-2930



Part Time Lecturers

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

Administrative Staff

Kelly Esterly, Departmental Secretary

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


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