Applied Physics

The Applied Physics umbrella group works to change the way we live by bridging a fundamental physical understanding of nature and the applications of that understanding in the everyday world.  It covers condensed matter physics (CMP), the major branch of applied physics, as well as physics education research and biophysics.

Affiliated Faculty

Wai-Lun Chan
  • Associate Professor
  • Research Interests: materials physics; electron dynamics in nano, organic/inorganic hybrids; materials for energy applications
  • Physics & Astronomy

Hui Zhao
  • Professor
  • Research Interests: Laser spectroscopy of nanomaterials, electronics, spintronics, and photonics
  • Physics & Astronomy