Tenure/Tenure Track

Arturo Ayón
Arturo Ayón, Ph.D.
Professor

Office: MEMS 1.100
Phone: (210) 458-7245
Email: Arturo.Ayon@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • materials science of thin films
  • metamaterials
  • microdevices
  • photovoltaics
  • sensors
Lorenzo Brancaleon
Lorenzo Brancaleon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Office: AET 3.378
Phone: (210) 458-5694
Email: Lorenzo.Brancaleon@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • molecular biophysics
  • optical spectroscopy
  • photophysics
Andrey Chabanov
Andrey Chabanov, Ph.D.
Professor

Office: AET 3.356
Phone: (210) 458-6426
Email: Andrey.Chabanov@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • advanced photonic materials
  • wave phenomena in periodic and random media
Chonglin Chen
Chonglin Chen, Ph.D.
Professor

Office: AET 3.354
Phone: (210) 458-6427
Email: Chonglin.Chen@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • electronic thin films and heterostructures
  • energy materials and catalysis
  • smart materials and control systems
  • surface and interface
Liao Chen
Liao Chen, Ph.D.
Professor

Office: AET 3.396
Phone: (210) 458-5457
Email: Liao.Chen@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • biophysics
  • theoretical and computational physics
Zlatko Koinov
Zlatko Koinov, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Office: AET 3.388
Phone: (210) 458-5446
Email: Zlatko.Koinov@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • Bose-Einstein condensation
  • magnetooptics
  • nanophysics
  • strongly correlated systems
Nicolas Large
Nicolas Large, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Office: AET 3.392
Phone: (210) 458-8279
Email: Nicolas.Large@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • condensed matter theory
  • nanophotonics
  • plasmonics
  • physics of materials and nanostructures
Xóchitl López-Lozano
Xóchitl López-Lozano, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Office: AET 3.380
Phone: (210) 458-5062
Email: Xochitl.Lopezlozano@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • condensed matter theory
  • optical spectroscopy
  • physics of nanostructures
Marcelo Marucho
Marcelo Marucho, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Office: AET 3.374
Phone: (210) 458-7862
Email: Marcelo.Marucho@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • biophysics
  • chemical physics
  • nano-conjugates
  • polymer physics
Kathryn Mayer
Kathryn Mayer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Office: SRL 1.416
Phone: (210) 458-8278
Email: Kathryn.Mayer@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • biophysics
  • optical techniques
  • plasmonics
  • single molecule studies
Carlos Monton
Carlos Monton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Office: AET 3.386
Phone: (210) 458-6564
Email: Carlos.Monton@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • magnetism
  • nanotechnology
  • organic electronic devices
  • plasmonics
Kelly Nash
Kelly Nash, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor of Record

Office: AET 3.203
Phone: (210) 458-6153
Email: Kelly.Nash@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • biophotonics
  • nano-bio interfaces
  • nanoparticle synthesis and spectroscopy
  • nanotransducers
Chris Packham
Chris Packham, Ph.D.
Professor

Office: AET 3.384
Phone: (210) 458-8671
Email: Chris.Packham@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • active galactic nuclei
  • infrared instrumentation
  • infrared observations
  • stellar discs
Arturo Ponce-Pedraza
Arturo Ponce-Pedraza, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Office: AET 3.352
Phone: (210) 458-8267
Email: Arturo.Ponce@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • nanostructured materials
  • structural defects in materials
  • transmission electron microscopy and electron diffraction
Dhiraj Sardar
Dhiraj Sardar, Ph.D.
Professor

Office: AET 3.332
Phone: (210) 458-5462
Email: Dhiraj.Sardar@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • biophotonics
  • laser spectroscopy
  • nanomaterials
Eric Schlegel
Eric Schlegel, Ph.D.
Professor

Office: AET 3.324
Phone: (210) 458-6425
Email: Eric.Schlegel@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • astrophysics of interacting binary stars
  • supernovae
  • x-ray emission of spiral galaxies
David Silva
David Silva, Ph.D.
Professor and Dean

Office: BSE 2.110D
Phone: (210) 458-4450
Email: DavidR.Silva@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • astronomical data services and systems
  • extragalactic stellar populations
  • host stars of exoplanets
  • international observatory development, implementation, and operation
Elizabeth Sooby Wood
Elizabeth Sooby Wood, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Office: SRL 1.414
Phone: (210) 458-7901
Email: Elizabeth.Soobywood@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • corrosion
  • high temperature materials synthesis
  • materials physics
  • nuclear materials
  • reaction kinetics
  • thermal analysis

Non-Tenure Track

Dina Drozdov
Dina Drozdov, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer

Office: AET 3.344
Phone: (210) 458-8179
Email: Dina.Drozdov@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • interstellar medium
  • supernovae
Robert Hamby
Robert Hamby
Lecturer II

Office: MS 3.02.24
Phone: (210) 458-5749
Email: Robert.Hamby@utsa.edu

Ichishiro Konno
Ichishiro Konno, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer

Office: AET 3.376
Phone: (210) 458-5759
Email: Ichishiro.Konno@utsa.edu

xAneta Koynovax
Aneta Koynova, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer

Office: AET 3.350
Phone: (210) 458-7103
Email: Aneta.Koynova@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • III-V semiconductor thin film materials
  • nanostructured solar cells
  • photo-converters and solar cells
  • semiconductor physics and technology
Rafael Lopez Mobilia
Rafael Lopez-Mobilia, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer, Associate Chair, and Undergraduate Advisor of Record

Office: AET 3.201
Phone: (210) 458-5460
Email: Rafael.Lopezmobilia@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • cosmology
  • foundations of quantum mechanics
  • theoretical particle physics
James Powell
James Powell
Lecturer I

Office: AET 3.363
Phone: (210) 458-5698
Email: James.Powell@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization

  • cosmic microwave background
  • cosmology
  • early radiation universe

Research and Visiting

Necip Guven, Ph.D.
Research Professor

Email: Necip.Guven@utsa.edu

Larry Tankersley, Ph.D.
Specialist

Email: Larry.Tankersley@utsa.edu

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