Michael E. Flatté

Professor and Director of Optical Science Technology Center
Education: 
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1992
Office: 
406 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319) 335-0201
Lab: 
136 IATL
Lab Phone: 
(319) 335-0144
Research Interests: 
Condensed-matter physics; materials theory; Theory of semiconductors.
Research: 
  • Properties of impurities in high-temperature superconductors
  • High-speed semiconductor magneto-electronics
  • Member of multi-university research initiative on high-speed semiconductor magneto-electronics (with Caltech, Cornell, U. Illinois, and UC Santa Barbara)
  • Students also interact with other group members, including postdocs and other students, and with members of experimental groups at Iowa
  • Students develop skills including analytical and numerical techniques and programming C++
  • Placement opportunities for graduate students include industry participants in our research