Arjun Yodh

James M. Skinner Professor of Science and Director, LRSM
Research Areas: 
Condensed Matter, Biophysics
2N6 DRL; LRSM office: LRSM 102/103
DRL: 215-898-6354
LRSM: 215-898-8571

Arjun G. Yodh is the James M. Skinner Professor of Science, and the Director of both The Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM) and its NSF-supported Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), at the University of PennsylvaniaPhysics & Astronomy is his home department; he has a secondary appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology in the Medical School, and he is a member of the Bioengineering Graduate Group.  Yodh is also 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), 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

Research Interests: 

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.

Other Affiliations: 

Secondary appointment, Department of Radiation Oncology, Pereleman School of Medicine (PSOM); Member, Graduate Group, Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)

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