Cross Cutting Research

What is Cross-Cutting Research?

Cross-cutting research at Physics Illinois comprises work that falls outside our seven strategic research areas. This is a research category with great breadth, and it sometimes serves to build bridges to other areas of study, enriching our overall program.

What are we doing in Cross-Cutting Research at Illinois?

Cross-Cutting Research at Physics Illinois includes both fundamental and applied physics. Individual faculty members in this group work on a broad range of problems related to atomic printing, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, and much more. Some members of this group focus on pressing societal issues, including innovative energy-storage technologies and renewable energy resources.


Sergei  Maslov
Professor of Bioengineering
    Biological Physics
    3406 Institute for Genomic Biology
    (217) 265-5705
    Munir H. Nayfeh
      Cross-cutting Physics
      407 Loomis Laboratory
      (217) 333-3774
      Yoshitsugu  Oono
        Cross-cutting Physics
        3111 Engineering Sciences Building
        (217) 333-2996