Areas of Expertise: Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, biophysics. Also see Baskaran Group.
Areas of Expertise: Complex fluids; interparticle interactions and phase transitions in colloidal suspensions; entropy driven disorder-to-order transitions; physics of protein crystallization and the development of microfluidic-based, high-throughout crystallization devices.
Areas of Expertise: Soft matter theory; self-assembly in soft matter and polymers; filamentous matter; geometrically-frustrated assembly; hierarchical block copolymer ordering.
Areas of Expertise: Application of statistical mechanics, modern computational techniques, and theory to problems in biology and condensed matter physics; assembly of viral capsids and other large protein complexes; pattern formation in collections of internally driven particles; effects of molecular chirality on large-scale structure.
Areas of Expertise: Neuronal membrane traffic and synapse morphology; dissection of multi-protein machines that drive lipid deformation at intracellular compartments; endosomal membrane traffic in neurons.
Areas of Expertise: Materials chemistry; biomaterials; polymer chemistry and surface chemistry; synthesis and fabrication of functional molecular nanomaterials; new molecular materials and nanomaterials for exploration in biomedicine (e.g., molecular drug delivery, cancer therapy, biomedical diagnostics and biomimetics) and other fundamental problems in nanoscience and biological science.
Areas of Expertise: Integrated photonics, micro/nano technology.
*Dr. Geddis privately advises the director about Center activities and programming.