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Harold Gene Craighead. professor, applied and engineering physics, (Ph.D. Physics 1980 ) is known for his contributions to the fabrication and exploitation of nanostructures for electronic, optical, mechanical, and biological applications.
The School of Applied and Engineering Physics boasts one of the premier applied physics research programs in the world as well as the country's premier undergraduate engineering physics program. Our faculty members, their research groups, and the quality of our educational programs and graduates are all internationally recognized.
The departmental faculty and graduate field members of Applied and Engineering Physics specialize in seven primary research areas: Atomic, Molecular, and Chemical Physics; Astrophysics and Plasma Physics; Biophysics; Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science; Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; Optical Physics, Quantum Electronics and Photonics; and Renewable Energy.
Director: Professor Lois Pollack
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Professor Chris Xu
Director of Graduate Studies: Assistant Professor Gregory Fuchs
Interim Director of Master of Engineering
and Master of Science Programs: Professor Joel Brock
Academic Programs Administrator: Cynthia Reynolds