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George Benedek

Alfred H. Caspary Professor of Physics and Biological Physics, Emeritus
Research centers on phase transitions, self-assembly and aggregation of biological molecules.

Arup Chakraborty

Institute Professor
Professor of Chemical Engineering, Physics, & Chemistry
Core faculty member and former Founding Director, Institute for Medical Engineering & Science, MIT
Founding Steering Committee Member, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, & Harvard
Understanding the mechanisms underlying the immune response to pathogens for the design of better vaccines; phase separation in gene regulation.

Ibrahim Cissé

Class of 1922 Career Development Associate Professor of Physics
Interested in the molecular events that unfold when genes are switched on inside living cells.

Nikta Fakhri

Thomas D. & Virginia W. Cabot Career Development Associate Professor of Physics
Investigates non-equilibrium physics in living systems.

Jeff Gore

Professor of Physics
Uses experimentally tractable laboratory microcosms to explore how interactions between individuals drives the evolution and ecology of communities.

Mehran Kardar

Francis Friedman Professor of Physics
Interests include non-equilibrium collective behavior, disordered systems, soft matter, fluctuation-induced phenomena, and biophysics.

Leonid Mirny

Professor of Medical Engineering and Science, and Physics
Focuses on biological physics and system biology. His multi-disciplinary approach combines first-principle physics with the analysis of genomic data.

Max Tegmark

Professor of Physics
Research focuses on linking physics and machine learning: using AI for physics and physics for AI.