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.
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.
Julie Griepenburg, Assistant Professor
B.S., Seton Hall University, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests: Nanoparticle functionalization and light-activation.
Office: CNS 216E
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
Phone: (856) 225-6294
Cory Trout, Instructor Academic Year, Lab Coordinator
Office: CNS 216C
Phone: (856) 225-2930
Part Time Lecturers
B.S., M.S., Drexel University
Kelly Esterly, Departmental Secretary
Office: BSB 322
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.
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.
Frank A. Blood
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve