Grant Bunker

  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1991-present


  • President, Quercus X-ray Technologies, LLC 2001-present
  • Founding Director, BioCAT (Sector 18, NIH Research Resource), 1991-2001
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics,University of Pennsylvania, 1987-1991
  • Assistant/Associate Director, Biostructures PRT (NSLS X9), 1986-1990
  • Ph.D. in Physics, 1984, University of Washington


  • I am the chairman of the Education and Dissemination Committee of the International XAFS Society. I also am a participant in the Oak Park Global Village science education program for K-12 schools.


  • XAFS, biological physics, complex systems/autonomous agents,computational biology/chemistry/physics, nanosystems, improved data analysis methods, novel synchrotron radiation experimental methods/insturmentation, education.