University of Rochester

Graduate Studies

Rochester Ph.D.s in the Physical Sciences and Engineering on the Faculties of Highly Ranked Schools and Programs


Faculty
Appointment
Graduate Position Title Ph.D. Program
Harvard Andre Rosowsky Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology Ph.D. Chemistry 1962
Yale Paul L. Tipton Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1987
Stanford David A. Reis Associate Professor of Photon Science and of Applied Physics Ph.D. Physics and Astronomy 1999
Chicago Maria Florencia Canelli Assistant Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 2003
Chicago Young-Kee Kim Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1990 
Chicago Donald Q. Lamb Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, and the College; Director, ASC Flash Center; Enrico Fermi Institute Ph.D. Physics 1974
Columbia John F. O'Connor, M.D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Cell Biology Ph.D. Chemistry 1971
Columbia Alison P. Williams Senior Lecturer in Chemistry Ph.D. Chemistry 1989 
Cal Tech H. Jeff Kimble Valentine Professor and Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1978
Michigan Theodore B. Norris Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Ph.D. Physics 1984
Michigan David Reis Assistant Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1999
Wisconsin Sridhara Rao Dasu Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1988
UC San Diego Garrison W. Cottrell Professor of Computer Science Ph.D. Computer Sciences 1985
UC San Diego Virginia de Sa Associate Professor of Cognitive Science Ph.D. Computer Science 1990
UC San Diego Clifford P. Kubiak Urey Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Ph.D. Chemistry 1980
UC San Diego Stojan Radic Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. Optics 1995
Cornell Terry L. Herter Professor of Astronomy; Director of Radiophysics and Space Research Ph.D. Physics and Astronomy 1981
Cornell Yan Ma Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Ph.D. Statistics 2008
Duke Moo Young Han Professor of Physics Ph.D. Theoretical Physics 1964
Duke Xin Zhou Associate Professor of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 1988
Northwestern Yehea Ismail Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering 2000
Northwestern Frederick D. Lewis Professor of Chemistry Ph.D. Chemistry 1968
Dartmouth Mukul Sharma Associate Professor of Earth Sciences Ph.D. Geology 1993
Dartmouth Thomas R. Shemanske Professor and Chair of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 1979
Washington University Ronald Freiwald Professor of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 1970
Washington University Ronald A. Lovett Professor of Chemistry Ph.D. Chemistry 1966
Johns Hopkins Frederic M. Davidson Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. Physics 1969
Johns Hopkins Andrew Salch Sylvester Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 2008
North Carolina John Hernandez Professor of Physics Ph.D. Optics 1967
Washington Rajesh P.N. Rao Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. Computer Science 1998
Washington Gordon Watts Associate Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1991
Illinois Paul Scott Carney Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. Physics 1999
Illinois Leon A. Frizzell Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 1976
Carnegie Mellon Jeff Schneider Associate Research Professor of Computer Science Ph.D. Computer Science 1995
Texas Karol Lang Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1985
Texas Charles Radin Professor of Mathematics Ph.D. Physics 1970
Texas Jack L. Ritchie Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1983
Texas E.C. George Sudarashan Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1958
Texas Donald E. Winget Smith Centennial Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor of Astronomy Ph.D. Physics and Astronomy 1982
Virginia Bob Hirosky Associate Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1994
Emory Lanny Liebeskind Dobbs Professor of Organic Chemistry/Director University Science Strategies Ph.D. Chemistry 1976
Emory Amita Manatunga Professor of Biostatistics Ph.D. Statistics 1990
Emory Xiangyang Tang Associate Professor of Radiology Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering 1999
Minnesota Ronald Poling Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1981
Minnesota Charles E. Woodward Professor of Astronomy Ph.D. Physics and Astronomy 1987
Vanderbilt Sharon Weiss Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering; Assistant Professor of Physics Ph.D. Optics 2005
New York University Paul Horn Senior Vice Provost for Research Ph.D. Physics 1973
Penn State Philip C. Bevilacqua Professor of Chemistry Ph.D. Chemistry 1993
Penn State Iam-Choon Khoo William E. Leonhard Professor of Electrical Engineering Ph.D. Physics 1973
Penn State Steven M. Weinreb Russel and Mildred Marker Professor of Natural Products Ph.D. Chemistry 1967
Ohio State Srinivasan Parthasarathy Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering  Ph.D. Computer Science 2000
Rice Alan L. Cox Associate Professor of Computer Science Ph.D. Computer Science 1992
Rice Kristen M. Kulinowski Faculty Fellow in Chemistry Ph.D. Chemistry 1992
Rice Han Pu Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Ph.D. Physics 1999
Rice William Scherer, III Faculty Fellow in Computer Science Ph.D. Computer Science 2006
USC Aristides A.G. Requicha Marshall Professor of Engineering and Professor of Computer Science Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 1970
Brandeis Howard J. Schnitzer Swartz Professor of Theoretical Physics Ph.D. Physics 1960
Pittsburgh Jong-Hyeon Jeong Associate Professor of Biostatistics Ph.D. Statistics 1991
Notre Dame Francis X. Connolly Professor of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 1965
Notre Dame Frederico J. Xavier Professor of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 1977
Stony Brook Thomas Hemmick Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1989
Indiana Romualdo T. deSouza Professor of Chemistry Ph.D. Chemistry 1988
Indiana Charles S. Parmenter Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Ph.D. Chemistry 1963
Maryland J. Yiannis Aloimonos Professor of Computer Science Ph.D. Computer Science 1987
Maryland Paulo Bedaque Associate Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1994
Maryland Mario Dagenais Professor of Electrical Engineering Ph.D. Physics 1978
Maryland Sarah C. Eno Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1990
Maryland Rabindra N. Mohapatra Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1969
Maryland Donald R. Perlis Professor of Computer Science Computer Science 1981
Maryland Rajarshi Roy Professor and Director, Institute for Physical Science and Technology Physics 1981
Arizona James C. Wyant Professor of Optical Sciences and of Electrical and Computer Engineering/ Dean, College Of Optical Science Ph.D. Optics 1968
UMass—Amherst Andrew McCallum Associate Professor of Computer Science Ph.D. Computer Science 1995
Georgia Tech Yucel Altunbasak Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 1996
Georgia Tech Gary B. Schuster Interim President Ph.D. Chemistry 1971
Mayo Clinic Michael G. Herman Associate Professor of Radiological Physics Ph.D. Physics 1982
Purdue Kemal Altinkemer Associate Professor of Management Ph.D. Computers and Information Systems 1987
Rutgers Mark Croft Professor of Physics and Astronomy Ph.D. Physics 1971
Amherst Kannan Jagannathan Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1981
Williams Cesar E. Silva Professor of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 1984
Bowdoin Mark O. Battle Associate Professor of Physics Ph.D. Physics 1994
Wellesley Howard J. Wilcox Professor of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 1966
Bryn Mawr Michael Noel Associate Professor of Physics Ph.D. Optics 1991
Colgate Bruce Selleck Whitnall Professor of Geology Ph.D. Geological Sciences 1975
Bates Melinda Harder Lecturer of Mathematics Ph.D. Statistics 1983
Bates Shepley L. Ross, II Associate Professor of Mathematics Ph.D. Mathematics 1981
Oberlin Karla M. Hubbard Associate Professor of Geology Ph.D. Geological Sciences 1993


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