Arjun G. Yodh is the James M. Skinner Professor of Science and the Director of The Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM) at the University of Pennsylvania. Physics & Astronomy is his home department and he has a secondary appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology in the Medical School. He is a member of several interdisciplinary institutes at PENN including, the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM) , the Institute of Medicine and Engineering (IME), the Bioengineering Graduate Group, and the Abramson Cancer Center. Yodh received his B.Sc. from Cornell University , and his Ph.D. from Harvard University . He joined the University of Pennsylvania faculty in 1988, following a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at AT&T Bell Laboratories.
Ph.D. Harvard University
B.Sc. Cornell University
His current interests span fundamental and applied questions in condensed matter physics, medical and biophysics, and the optical sciences. Areas of ongoing research include: soft materials, complex fluids and networks, carbon nanotubes, laser spectroscopy, optical microscopy & micromanipulation, biomedical optics, functional imaging and spectroscopy of living tissues, photodynamic therapy and nonlinear optics.
Secondary appointnent, Department of Radiation Oncology in PennMed
Astro Seminar: "ALMA observations of strongly lensed galaxies: A window into the small-scale structure of dark matter halos"
April 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm
Yashar Hezaveh (Stanford)
David Rittenhouse Laboratory A6
Condensed Matter Seminar: "How challenging is the path from nanoscience to nanotechnology? A computational condensed matter physicist perspective"
April 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm
Vincent Meunier, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
April 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm
Professor Scott Davis (Dartmouth)
Donner Auditorium, Basement Donner Building- 3400 Spruce St.