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Graduate School–Newark
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American Studies 050
Behavioral and Neural Sciences 112
Biology 120
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Physics, Applied 755
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Political Science 790
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Urban Environmental Analysis and Management
Urban Systems 977 (Joint Ph.D. with NJIT)
Women's and Gender Studies 988
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Graduate School–Newark 2015–2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Physics, Applied 755  

Physics, Applied 755

Degree Programs Offered: Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program at Rutgers University–Newark: Martin Schaden, Smith Hall 368 (973-353-5091; email:


Members of the Graduate Faculty

Professors at Rutgers-Newark:

Alexander E. Gates, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Structural geology

Richard Mendelsohn, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Biophysical chemistry

Daniel E. Murnick, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laser spectroscopy and applied physics

Zhen Wu, Ph.D., Columbia
Atomic and molecular physics; ESR; surface science

Associate Professors at Rutgers-Newark:

Susanne Raynor, Ph.D., Georgetown
Theoretical chemistry

Martin Schaden, Ph.D., Vienna
Theoretical atomic physics; field theory

Post-doc at Rutgers-Newark:

Tulu B. Bacha, Ph.D., Howard
Laser spectroscopy

Director of Graduate Program at NJIT: John F. Federici, 474 Tiernan Hall, (973-596-8482: email:

Professors at NJIT:

Ken K. Chin, Ph.D., Stanford
III-V devices; MBE; surface science

John Federici, Ph.D., Princeton
Laser and terahertz spectroscopy

Dale Gary, Ph.D., Colorado

Philip Goode, Ph.D., Rutgers

Roland Levy, Ph.D., Columbia
CVD; PVD; materials synthesis

N.M. Ravindra, Ph.D., Roorkee (India)
Microelectronics and solid-state physics

Gordon Thomas, Ph.D., Rochester

Trevor Tyson, Ph.D., Stanford
Theoretical and experimental X-ray absorption spectroscopy

Haimin Wang, Ph.D., California Polytechnic Institute
Solar physics

Associate Professors at NJIT:

Andrew J. Gerrard, Ph.D., Stanford

O.L. Russo, Dr.Eng.Sci., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Andrei Sirenko, Ph.D., loffe Institute (Russia)

Assistant Professors at NJIT:

Keun Ahn, Ph.D., Stanford
Theoretical physics 

Camelia Prodan, Ph.D., Houston

Tao Zhou, Ph.D., Max-Planck Institute (Stuttgart, Germany)
Infrared optics; photonics; materials research

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