Duke University

Robert Behringer - Specializes in granular materials: friction, earthquakes, jamming, nonlinear dynamics, and fluids

Patrick Charbonneau - Specializes in polymer, protein and particle soft matter, phase transitions, and dimensionality

Ashutosh Chilkoti - Specializes in genetically encoded synthesis, in situ DNA polymers, and light scattering

Steve Craig - Specializes in physical organic and materials chemistry

Nan Jokerst - Specializes in Photonics, Sensor Systems, Semiconductors and Inteagrated Nanoscale Systems

David Mitzi - Specializes in making emerging photovoltaic materials more effective, cost-efficient and competitive for the energy market

Joshua Socolar - Specializes in quasiperiodic lattices critical dynamics in self-organizing systems

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts - Specializes in nanomaterials resulting from quantum confinement in three dimensions

Benjamin Wiley - Specializes in rod-like particles, open structures, nanoparticle films and nanomaterials

Benjamin Yellen - Specializes in programmable magnetic field assembly, and ferrofluids particle manipulation

Stefan Zauscher - Specializes in polymer brushes, in situ DNA polumerization, AFM, SPR and QCM

North Carolina State University

Karen Daniels - Specializes in nonequilibrium and nonlinear dynamics of granular materials, fluids and gels

Michael Dickey - Specializes in thin-films, interfaces, soft materials, and micro- and nanofabrication

Carol Hall - Specializes in molecular dynamics simulations--particle and molecule assembly and phases

Jan Genzer - Specializes in controlled polymerization, ellipsometry, NEXAFS, and Kerr effect

Robert Riehn - Specializes in biophysics, soft-condensed matter, and biological molecules in nano-scale environments

Joseph Tracy - Specializes in magnetic/anisotropic nanoparticle synthesis and assembly

Orlin Velev - Specializes in directed and programmed e-field assembly, Janus and patchy particles

Yara Yingling - Specializes in MD simulations of DNA & syntactomers, structure-function of biomolecules

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Sergei Sheiko - Specializes in polymer materials, surface and interfacial properties, and stimuli responsive macromolecules

Michael Rubinstein - Specializes in scaling theory of polymer self-assembly and computer simulation

Ekaterina Zhulina - Specializes in the field of polymer theory and computer simulations

North Carolina Central University

Darlene Taylor - Specializes in programmed thin film casting and polymer synthesis