People

Faculty

Aliev, Fouad, PhD, Leningrad State University, 1975, Professor. Experimental solid-state physics; condensed mass physics; liquid crystals; porous medium dielectric spectroscopy; static dispersion techniques and light dynamics.Ext.88466, 88461, 88463

Altschuler, Daniel R., PhD, Brandeis University, 1975, Professor. Astronomy, extragalactic radio sources; active galactic nucleus.Ext.88435

Bhuiyan, Lutful B., PhD, University of London, 1977, Professor. Statistical mechanics; chemical-physics; electrolyte structure and thermodynamics; double electric layers; theory of liquids.Ext.88438, 88440, 88441

Feng, Xianping, PhD, La Trobe University, Australia, 2000, Professor. Performed experiments on laser-matter interaction utilizing Nd:YAG short pulselasers; thin film deposition and research; Photoemission & laser characterization;Study/analyze hot and dense plasma generated by laser radiation or in plasma focus. Ext. 88464, 88429, 88473

Fonseca, Luis, PhD, University of Puerto Rico, 1985, Professor. Solid-state physics; optical and electrical properties of crystalline and amorphous materials; nanostructured semiconductors: synthesis and opto -electronic properties. Ext. 88448

Katiyar, Ram S., PhD, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,1968, Professor. Raman and infrared spectroscopy; growth and characterization of ferroelectrics, transparent semiconductors, solid state ionics in thin film and nano-ctystalline forms for optoelectronic applications; Lattice dynamics of phonons. Ext. 88444, 88472, 88467, 88443

Martínez, Antonio, PhD, American University, 1990, Professor. Condensed matter physics; epitaxial growth of metals and widebandgap semiconductors; transport properties; surface physics. Ext. 88437, 88442

Morell, Gerardo, PhD, University of Puerto Rico, 1995. Professor. Novel nanostructured materials for technological applications. Ext. 88451

Nieves, José F., PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1980, Professor. Theoretical particle physics. Ext.88423, 88420, 88421, 88422

Palai, Ratnakar, PhD, University of Strathclyde, UK, 2004, Professor. Nanostructure Materials, “spintronic devices”. Ext. 88465, 88430, 88460, 88462

Pantoja, Carmen, PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1995, Professor. Astronomy; spectral analysis; galaxies; cosmology. Ext. 88439, 88418

Ponce de León, Jaime, PhD, Central University of Venezuela, 1985, Professor. General relativity; cosmological heterogeneous models; Kaluza-Klein theory. Ext. 88427

Selsby, Ronald G., PhD, Ohio State University, 1969, Professor. Chemical-physics; calculations of molecular ionization energies and electronic affinities. Ext. 88426

Ubriaco, Marcelo R., PhD, University of North Carolina, 1989, Professor. Quantum field theory; quantum group applications to quantum statistical mechanics. Ext. 88424

Velev, Julian, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2002, Associate Professor. Condensed matter physics, (electronic structure and transport. 88432

Administrative Personnel

Name Position telephone
Dr. José F. Nieves Director 88401
Ileana Desiderio García Administrative Oficial Director 88406
Nilka M. Ellis Báez Administrative Official 88404
Victor Obregoso Academic Assistant 88419

Technical Personnel

Name Position telephone
Rosa Rodríguez Laboratory Technician 88425
Oscar Resto Instrumentation Specialist 88410, 88411, 88412
William Pérez Marcano Instrumentation Specialist 88446