Professor, Department of Physics, University of Illinois
at Chicago. Courtesy appointments in the Department of
Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering.
in Physics from Cornell Universitay.
to use x-ray scattering in 1987 to study soft interfaces
as a post-doc with Peter Pershan, Harvard
years as a staff member at the University of Chicago
(CARS) that included the rebuilding of beamline X19C
(NSLS) for use in liquid surface scattering
of ChemMatCARS since 1990.
UIC in 1994.
Spokesperson, beamline X19C (NSLS) since
Committee, CARS Board of Governors.
and supervising undergraduates, graduate students, and
interests center around the study of phenomena at liquid
surfaces and interfaces. These include molecular
ordering and phase transitions at liquid-liquid
interfaces, the study of thin aqueous films on aqueous
subphases, and the ordering of membrane proteins in lipid
layers. Much of this experimental work uses synchrotron