WFU Department of Physics Wake Forest University


Wake Forest Physics
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Opportunities for Student Research Participation
in WFU Physics -- 2012-2013

The table below summarizes many of the research programs available to students in the physics department and in related medical school departments. In the "Openings" column, "yes" indicates that projects for new students are available. "yes+" indicates that time-sensitive grant funds are also available for these projects. Contact information is available through the webpage links for each group. In some cases, links to slides from September 5th and 12th pitch talks are provided.

Group Leader Area of Research Openings Webpage Slides
Paul AndersonGravity theoryyes Webpage Slides
Keith BoninLaser physics and biophysicsyes Webpage
Daniel BourlandMedical Physicsyes Webpage Slides
Eric CarlsonAstrophysics theoryyes Webpage Slides
David CarrollNano technologyyes Webpage
Sam ChoComputational Biophysicsyes Webpage Slides
Greg CookGravity theory Webpage
Jacquelyn FetrowComputational Biophysicsyes Webpage
Martin GutholdExperimental Biophysicsyes Webpage
Natalie HolzwarthComputational Materials Physics yes+ Webpage Slides
Oana JurchescuExperimental Organic Electronics yes Webpage
Daniel Kim-ShapiroExperimental Biophysicsyes Webpage Slides
Jed MacoskoExperimental Biophysicsyes Webpage
Fred SalsburyComputational Biophysicsyes Webpage Slides
Timo ThonhauserComputational Materials Physicsyes Webpage Slides
Richard WilliamsExperimental Materials Physicsyes Webpage Slides

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