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Location: 180-204
Phone: (805) 756-2448
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Email: physics@calpoly.edu
Chair: Robert Echols

 

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Nathan Keim

Nathan Keim

Nathan Keim

Assistant Professor

Email: nkeim@calpoly.edu
Office: 180-618
Phone: 805.756.2467
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Education


  • BS: Haverford
  • PhD: Chicago
  • PD: U Penn
  • Exp. Soft Condensed Matter

Research Interests



  • - Probing the response of disordered materials to deformation
  • - Understanding memory behaviors in disordered systems

About


I use experiments to study systems that are “soft”, in that they respond readily to an external force or driving. I am especially interested in the challenges posed by disordered materials and systems, which lack the symmetry and uniformity of materials like crystals.

 

 
 

 

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