Packard Fellows

Sorted by Award Year: 1996

David Archer

Field: Chemistry
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

I would like to know why atmospheric CO2 was lower during glacial time 20,000 years ago.
Phone: 773-702-0823
FAX: 773-702-9505
Email: d-archer@uchicago.edu
WWW: http://geosci.uchicago.edu/~archer/ARCHER/archer.html
Address: Dept. of Geophysical Science
University of Chicago
5734 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637




Mihir Bellare

Field: Cryptography
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Design and analysis of protocols for secure communication.
Phone: 858-534-4544
FAX: 858-534-7029
Email: mihir@cs.ucsd.edu
WWW: http://www-cse.ucsd.edu/users/mihir/
Address: Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093




Sue Carter

Field: Physics
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Her research focuses on understanding the effects that disorder, electron correlations, magnetism, and structure have on metal-insulator transition materials. She uses a diverse array of techniques to study these systems, including optical spectroscopy, magnetic susceptibility, heat capacity, and electrical transport.
Phone: 408-459-3657
FAX:  
Email: sacarter@cats.ucsc.edu
WWW: http://physics.ucsc.edu/people/personal/carter.html
Address: Dept. of Physics
University of California, Santa Cruz
277 Kerr Hall
Santa Cruz, CA 95064




Jennifer Doudna

Field: Biology
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

We are exploring the structural basis for RNA catalysis using a combination of X-ray crystallography and biochemistry. Current projects include self-splicing introns, the hepatitis delta virus ribozyme and RNA and protein transport complexes.
Phone: 203-432-3108
FAX: 203-432-3104
Email: doudna@csb.yale.edu
WWW: http://www.csb.yale.edu/people/doudna/doudna_people.html
Address: Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Yale University
266 Whitney Ave.
332 New Haven, CT 06520-8114




Kenneth Farley

Field: Geochemistry
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Use of noble gases as tracers of earth processes, including planetary and atmosphere evolution, mountain range uplift, and extraterrestrial influx.
Phone: 626-395-6005
FAX: 626-568-0935
Email: farley@gps.caltech.edu
WWW: http://www.gps.caltech.edu/faculty/farley/farley.html
Address: Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
California Institute of Technology
1201 E. California Boulevard
(Mail Stop 170-25)
Pasadena, CA 91125




Andrea Ghez

Field: Astronomy
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

High spatial resolution investigations of star formation and the environs of the black hole at the center of our galaxy.
Phone: 310-206-0420
FAX: 310-206-2096
Email: ghez@astro.ucla.edu
WWW: http://www.astro.ucla.edu/faculty/ghez.htm
Address: Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
University of California, Los Angeles
Box 951562
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1562




Gregory Gibson

Field: Biology
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

We are studying the association between molecular variation in genes, and variation in the ways organisms appear, in particular in relation to wing shape and behavioral traits in the fruitfly, Drosophila melanogaster.
Phone: 919-513-2512
FAX: 919-515-3355
Email: ggibson@unity.ncsu.edu
WWW: http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/genetics/gibson/gibson.html
Address: Dept. of Genetics
North Carolina State University
Gardner Hall
Room 3606
Raleigh, NC 27695-7614




Atac Imamoglu

Field: Electrical Engineering
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

I work on single-photon nonlinear optics and quantum coherence in semiconductor nanostructures.
Phone: 805-893-7277
FAX: 805-893-3262
Email: atac@ece.ucsb.edu
WWW: http://www.ece.ucsb.edu/Faculty/Imamoglu/default.html
Address: Dept. of Electrical and Computing Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106




David Jonas

Field: Chemistry
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Application and development of methods to observe nuclear and electronic motions during chemical reactions.
Phone: 303-492-3818
FAX: 303-492-5894
Email: jonasd@stripe.colorado.edu
WWW: http://www.Colorado.EDU/Chemistry/grad/faculty/Jonas/Jonas.html
Address: Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Colorado at Boulder
Campus Box 215
Boulder, CO 80309-0215




Robert R. Jones

Field: Physics
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

My students and I use electromagnetic pulses with extremely short durations to investigate the evolution of electronic wave functions in atoms during and subsequent to irradiation by strong electromagnetic fields.
Phone: 804-924-3088
FAX: 804-924-4576
Email: rrj3c@virginia.edu
WWW: http://www.phys.virginia.edu/People/personal.asp?uID=rrj3c
Address: Dept. of Physics
University of Virginia
McCormick Rd.
Charlottesville, VA 22901




Wolfgang Ketterle

Field: Physics
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

My research focuses on the study of atomic matter at ultralow temperature (microkelvin and below). At such temperatures, the atoms behave as matter waves and not as classical particles. Novel phenomena include Bose-Einstein condensation in a dilute gas, and the atom laser, an intense source of coherent matter waves.
Phone: 617-253-6815
FAX: 617-253-4876
Email: ketterle@mit.edu
WWW: http://rleweb.mit.edu/p-KETT.HTM
Address: Physics and Research Laboratory of Electronics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT Rm. 25-243
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambride, MA 02139




Barbara Kunkel

Field: Biology
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

I use a molecular genetic approach to study interactions between plant pathogenic bacteria and their plant hosts. I am currently focusing on pathogenesis and disease resistance.
Phone: 314-935-7284
FAX: 314-935-4432
Email: kunkel@biology.wustl.edu
WWW: http://biosgi.wustl.edu/faculty/kunkel.html
Address: Dept. of Biology
Washington University
Campus Box 1137
1 Brookings Dr.
St Louis, MO 63130-4899




Haifan Lin

Field: Biology
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Stem cell division and germline development in Drosophila and mammalian systems.
Phone: 919-684-3169
FAX: 919-684-5481
Email: h.lin@cellbio.duke.edu
WWW: http://note.cellbio.duke.edu/Faculty/Research/Lin
Address: Dept. of Cell Biology
Duke University
412 Nanaline Duke Building
DUMC Box 3709
Durham, NC 27710




Geraldine Seydoux

Field: Biology
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

We are interested in the molecular mechanisms that control the formation of the germline during embryogensis. We use the nematode C. elegans as our model system.
Phone: 410-614-4622
FAX: 410-550-6718
Email: geraldine_seydoux@qmail.bs.jhu.edu
WWW: http://www.bs.jhmi.edu/MBG/SeydouxLab/Who/geraldine.html
Address: Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics
John Hopkins University
School of Medicine
515 PCTB
725 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21205-2185




Andreas Stein

Field: Chemistry
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Synthesis of novel inorganic and hybrid organic/inorganic materials containing a well-defined architecture of channels and cages, for applications in catalysis, separation of chiral drug compounds, and sensing of molecules.
Phone: 612-624-1802
FAX: 612-626-7541
Email: stein@chem.umn.edu
WWW: http://www.chem.umn.edu/groups/stein/
Address: Dept. of Chemistry
University of Minnesota
219 Smith Hall
207 Pleasant St. Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55455




Michael Tsapatsis

Field: Materials Science
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Proces development for the fabrication of microporous and mesoporous molecular sieve thin films with controlled microstructure. We study the nucleation and growth of these materials as well as their microstructure evolution combining experiments with mathematical modeling. Macroscopic properties are measured and related with device micro and nanostructure. Target applications include selective membranes, sensors, catalysts, low-dielectric, and optoelectric materials.
Phone: 413-545-0276
FAX: 413-545-1647
Email: tsapatsi@ecs.umass.edu
WWW: http://www.ecs.umass.edu/che/tsapatsis.html
Address: Dept. of Chemical Engineering
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
159 Goesmann Laboratory
Amherst, MA 01003




Alexander Vardy

Field: Electrical Engineering
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Error-correcting codes; sphere packings, lattices, and signal constellations in Euclidean space; computational complexity in coding theory.
Phone: 217-333-2966
FAX: 217-244-1642
Email: vardy@shannon.csl.uiuc.edu
WWW: http://tesla.csl.uiuc.edu/Faculty/vardy.html
Address: Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1308 West Main St.
Urbana, IL 61801




Tandy Warnow

Field: Computer Science
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Algorithms and methodology for inferring evolutionary history in biology and linguistics; also combinatorial and graph-theoretic algorithms.
Phone: 512-471-9724
FAX: 512-471-8885
Email: tandy@cs.utexas.edu
WWW: http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/tandy/
Address: Dept. of Computer Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
Taylor Hall 2.214
Austin, TX 78712-1188




Jonathan Weissman

Field: Biochemistry
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

Our laboratory studies the mechanism of chaperone-mediated protein folding. We currently focus on understanding the mechanism of action of a particular chaperone, GroEL, as well as identifying novel chaperones important for folding in the endoplasmic reticulum.
Phone: 415-502-7642
FAX: 415-502-8644
Email: jsw1@itsa.ucsf.edu
WWW: http://www.ucsf.edu/jswlab/
Address: Dept. of Celluar and Molecular Pharmacology
University of California, San Francisco
513 Parnassus Ave., S-1210
Box 0450
San Fransisco, CA 94143-0450




David Zuckerman

Field: Computer Science
Packard Fellowship award year: 1996

Research Interests

The primary goal of my research is to understand whether access to random numbers can make computation more efficient.
Phone: 510-642-4694
FAX: 510-642-5775
Email: diz@cs.berkeley.edu
WWW: http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/diz/
Address: Computer Science Division
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720




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