Faculty Profiles

Secondary Faculty
Gaurav Arya

Gaurav Arya

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: 144 Hudson Hall, Box 90300, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-5435
gaurav.arya@duke.edu
Arya Lab

My research laboratory uses physics-based computational tools to provide fundamental, molecular-level understanding of a diverse range of...

 
Volker Blum

Volker Blum

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office:
Phone:
volker.blum@duke.edu
Ab Initio Materials Simulations (AIMS) at Duke

Volker Blum heads the "Ab initio materials simulations" group at Duke University. Dr. Blum's research...

 
Kenneth R Brown

Kenneth R Brown

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: 701 W Main St, Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 660-1376
kenneth.r.brown@duke.edu
Brown Lab

Prof. Brown's research interest is the control of quantum systems for both understanding the natural world and developing new technologies. His...

 
Ashutosh Chilkoti

Ashutosh Chilkoti

Professor in the Department of Chemistry
Office: 1427 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-5373

http://chilkotilab.pratt.duke.edu

Ashutosh Chilkoti is the Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke...

 
Stefano Curtarolo

Stefano Curtarolo

Professor in the Department of Chemistry
Office: 301 Hudson Hall, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-5506

http://materials.duke.edu

RESEARCH FIELDS

  • Nanoscale Science of Energy
  • Computational materials science
  • Nanotube growth characterization
  • ...

 
Bruce Randall Donald

Bruce Randall Donald

Professor of Chemistry
Office: LSRC D212, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-6583

http://www.cs.duke.edu/brd/

Please visit Bruce Donald's personal web page for up-to-date information, research, teaching, and...

 
Robert J. Lefkowitz

Robert J. Lefkowitz

Professor of Chemistry
Office: 467 Clin & Res Labs, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-2974
lefko001@receptor-biol.duke.edu

The focus of work in this laboratory is on the elucidation of the molecular properties and regulatory mechanisms controlling the function of...

 
Jianfeng Lu

Jianfeng Lu

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: 242 Physics Bldg, 120 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-2875
jianfeng@math.duke.edu
Personal website

Jianfeng Lu is an applied mathematician interested in mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from computational physics,...

 
David Mitzi

David Mitzi

Professor of Chemistry
Office: 363 Gross Hall, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-5356
david.mitzi@duke.edu
Google Scholar - David B. Mitzi

David Mitzi received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics from Princeton University in 1985 and his Ph.D. in Applied Physics...

 
Paul L. Modrich

Paul L. Modrich

Professor of Chemistry
Office: 156A Nanaline H Duke, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-2775
modrich@biochem.duke.edu

Paul Modrich, James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry, was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry along with Tomas Lindahl of...

 
Terrence Gilbert Oas

Terrence Gilbert Oas

Professor of Biochemistry
Office: 230C Nanaline Duke, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-4363
oas@duke.edu
Oas Lab Web Site

Our laboratory is primarily interested in the mechanisms of protein folding. We use nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and other types of...

 
Christine K. Payne

Christine K. Payne

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: 701 W. Main St., Office 4306, Chesterfield Building, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 681-2096
christine.payne@duke.edu
Payne Lab

 
Jennifer L West

Jennifer L West

Professor of Chemistry
Office:
Phone:
jennifer.l.west@duke.edu
http://westlab.pratt.duke.edu

Jennifer West’s research in biomaterials and tissue engineering involves the synthesis, development, and application of novel, biofunctional...

 
Kenichi Yokoyama

Kenichi Yokoyama

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: 307 Research Drive, Rm 233A Nanaline H Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-8848
ken.yoko@duke.edu

 
Stefan Zauscher

Stefan Zauscher

Professor in the Department of Chemistry
Office: 3385 Fciemas Building, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-5360
zauscher@duke.edu
Google Scholar

My research lies at the intersection of surface and colloid science, polymer materials engineering, and biointerface science, with four central...

 
Pei Zhou

Pei Zhou

Professor of Chemistry
Office: 270 Sands Building, Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-6409
peizhou@biochem.duke.edu

Protein-protein interactions play a pivotal role in the regulation of various cellular processes. The formation of higher order protein...