People

Group Head

  • Jean Carlson
  • Physics Professor
  • Broida 6123

Faculty Collaborations

  • Jim Langer
  • Department of Physics
  • Deformation in amorphous materials, glassy dynamics, non equilibrium systems
  • Broida 6125

  • Ralph Archuleta
  • Institute for Crustal Studies
  • Seismic source studies, strong motion seismology

  • John Doyle
  • Professor of Control and Dynamical Systems, Caltech
  • Theoretical foundations for complex networks in engineering and biology, as well as multiscale physics

  • Jean Pierre Foque
  • Probability and Statistics Department, UCSB
  • Financial mathematics, interacting particle systems and their hydrodynamic limits, waves in random media

Former Faculty Affiliate

Postdocs

  • Kevin Brown
  • Neuroscience
  • Broida 6213
  • 805-893-7059

  • Ahmed Ettaf Elbanna
  • STZ theory – Dynamics of Earthquake Ruptures - Nonlinear dynamics - Friction and Fracture in amorphous materials
  • Broida 6139
  • 805-893-3250
  • aettaf@physics.ucsb.edu

  • Sean Stromberg
  • Multiscale Population Dynamics
  • Broida 6213
  • 805-893-7059

Graduate Students

  • Winslow Strong
  • Econophysics:Stochastic Portfolio Theory
  • Broida 6122

  • Matt J Lorig
  • Econophysics
  • Broida 6122
  • 805 259 5598
  • Co-Advisor: Jean-Pierre Fouque

  • Seth Peterson
  • Ph.D. Candidate geography
  • research interests: fire fuels, fire modeling
  • 805 893 4434

Undergraduate Students

  • Christian Lohse
  • UCSB Physics Dept
  • Visiting Undergraduate Researcher
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Alumni

  • Dr. David E. Reynolds
  • Department of Physics and Institute for Genomic Biology
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • reynolds@guava.physics.uiuc.edu
  • Ph.D. UCSB Physics 2005

  • Eric Dunham
  • Earthquake rupture dynamics and supershear seismic waves
  • Research Associate in Geophysics, Harvard University
  • Ph.D. UCSB Physics 2005

  • Gregg Lois
  • Deformation and constitutive laws for granular materials
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Mechanical Enginneeing, Yale University
  • gregg.lois@yale.edu
  • Ph.D. UCSB Physics 2006

  • Ted Brookings
  • Neuroscience
  • Postdoctoral fellow at Volen Center, Brandeis University
  • Ph.D. UCSB Physics 2007

  • Morgan Page
  • Earthquake rupture dynamics and seismic hazard analysis
  • Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship, US Geological Survery, Pasadena, CA
  • Ph.D. UCSB Physics 2007

  • Lisa Manning
  • Deformation in amorphous materials and constitutive laws for friction
  • Princeton Center for Theoretical Physics Postdoctoral fellowship
  • Ph.D. UCSB Physics 2008

  • Gregor Hillers
  • Sources of complexity in earthquake multi-cycle simulations; Evolution of friction
  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Geophysics
  • Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble
  • Laboratoire de Géophysique Interne et Tectonophysique (LGIT)
  • Ph.D. ETH Zurich 2006
  • hillersg@ujf-grenoble.fr

  • Eric Daub
  • Constitutive laws for friction and dynamic earthquake ruptures
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Ph.D. UCSB Physics 2009

Faculty Assistant