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Faculty

Benjamín Alemán

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-3321
  • Office: 178 Willamette
  • Interests: Physics and synthesis of low-dimensional systems; nanoelectromechanical systems; solid-state defect centers and qubits; quantum and nanoscale-based sensing and microscopy; photonics; microfluidics
  • Website: Website

Dietrich Belitz

  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Institute of Theoretical Science
  • Phone: (541) 346-4738
  • Office: 459 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Many-body theory; Quantum Phase Transitions
  • Website: Website

Bryan Boggs

  • Title: Lecturer
  • Additional Title: Advanced Lab
  • Phone: (541) 346-7963
  • Office: 43 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Optical properties of semiconductors; ultra-fast fiberlasers; fiber-optic based rotation sensing
  • Website: Website

Gregory Bothun

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-2569
  • Office: 415 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Properties of Galaxies; Observational Cosmology; Climate Change; Sustainable Energy
  • Website: Website

James Brau

  • Title: Knight Professor of Natural Science
  • Additional Title: Director, Center for High Energy Physics
  • Phone: (541) 346-4766
  • Office: 414B Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Electroweak Symmetry Breaking (ATLAS and ILC) and Gravitational Radiation (LIGO)
  • Website: Website

Spencer Chang

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-0797
  • Office: 462 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Beyond the Standard Model Physics, Electroweak Symmetry Breaking, Dark Matter, Cosmology
  • Website: Website

Timothy Cohen

Eric Corwin

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4697
  • Office: 373 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Atomic force microscopy of single molecule proteins, structure and dynamics of jammed athermal packings
  • Website: Website

Paul Csonka

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5205
  • Office: 458 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Accelerator Theory; Conservation Laws in Quantum Mechanics

Miriam Deutsch

Scott Fisher

  • Title: Astronomy Lecturer and Outreach Coordinator
  • Phone: (541) 346-4799
  • Office: 145 Willamette Hall

Raymond Frey

  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Physics Department Head
  • Phone: (541) 346-5873
  • Office: 405 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Gravitational wave astronomy; elementary particles at the high-energy frontier
  • Website: Website

Stephen Gregory

  • Title: Assoc. Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4764
  • Office: 160 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy; molecular electronics.

Roger Haydock

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5221
  • Office: 172 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Electronic structure and processes at surfaces, computational physics, quantum chaos
  • Website: Website

James Imamura

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5212
  • Office: 444 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Accretion disks; dense fluids; X-ray timing observations

Timothy Jenkins

  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5649
  • Office: 143 Willamette Hall

Stephen Kevan

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4742
  • Office: 176 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Thin film and surface physics; magnetism
  • Website: Website

Graham Kribs

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4853
  • Office: 470 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Effective Field Theory of Models Beyond the Standard Model; Particle Astrophysics; Early Universe Cosmology.
  • Website: Website

Dean Livelybrooks

  • Title: Tenured Sr. Instructor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5855
  • Office: 225 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Science education/outreach, magnetotellurics, dynamic margin model constraints
  • Website: Website

Stephanie Majewski

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5872
  • Office: 402 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: high energy physics, ATLAS experiment, supersymmetry, physics beyond the standard model

Ben McMorran

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-8624
  • Office: 174 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: free electron physics and interferometry, matter wave optics, electron microscopy, magnetic materials
  • Website: Website

Stanley Micklavzina

  • Title: Sr. Instructor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4801
  • Office: 142 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Physics education, demonstrations, and science outreach activities
  • Website: Website

Jens Noeckel

  • Title: Assoc. Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5210
  • Office: 456 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Quantum chaos and semiclassical physics in microcavity optics; optical and transport properties of mesoscopic systems.
  • Website: Website

Raghuveer Parthasarathy

  • Title: Assoc. Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-2933
  • Office: 362 Willamette Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Institute of Molecular Biology, Materials Science Institute
  • Interests: Material properties of biological membranes, multicellular organization, advanced microscopy techniques, image analysis
  • Website: Website

Michael Raymer

  • Title: Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Phone: (541) 346-4785
  • Office: 276 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Quantum Information, Quantum Optics, Quantum Control, Semiconductor Optical Physics, Nonlinear Optics
  • Website: Website

James Schombert

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5214
  • Office: 461 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Galaxy Surveys, Evolution and Properties of Galaxies
  • Website: Website

Daniel Steck

  • Title: Assoc. Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5313
  • Office: 277 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Quantum and atom optics, quantum nonlinear dynamical systems, laser cooling and trapping of atoms
  • Website: Website

David Strom

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-6108
  • Office: 440 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Quantum black hole production in proton-proton collisions, Higgs (in beyond the Standard Model Scenarios), triggering at hadron colliders, detectors and electronics for linear colliders, precision electroweak measurements, ATLAS
  • Website: Website

Richard Taylor

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4741
  • Office: 173 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Nanoelectronics, retinal implants, solar cells, visual science of fractals
  • Website: Website

John Toner

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-0979
  • Office: 446 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Flocking; liquid crystal and superconducting glasses; novel phases of Josephson junction arrays; quantum whistling; supersolids.

Eric Torrence

Tristan Ursell

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5231
  • Office: 375 Willamette Hall

Steven van Enk

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4899
  • Office: 251 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Quantum communication, entanglement, coherence and decoherence.
  • Website: Website

Hailin Wang

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4758
  • Office: 274 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Optical properties of semiconductor nanostructures
  • Website: Website