Michael E. Flatté

Michael E. Flatté
Professor and Director of Optical Science Technology Center
Education: 
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1992
Office: 
136 IATL & 406 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319) 335-0201
Research Interests: 
Condensed-matter theory; materials theory.
Research: 
  • Coherent properties of spin systems in the solid state
  • Carrier dynamics in semiconductor optoelectronic materials and devices
  • Member of National Science Foundation Materials Research Science and Engineering Center "Center for Emergent Materials" at Ohio State University
  • Students also interact with other group members, including postdocs and other students, and with members of experimental groups at Iowa, as well as many other institutions worldwide
  • Students develop skills including analytical and numerical techniques and programming C++
  • Placement opportunities for graduate students include industry and national lab partners in our research