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PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Lisa Manning
Kenan Professor of Physics
Director, BioInspired Institute
Email: mmanning (at) syr (dot) edu
Office: Physics Building, Room 229B
Office phone: 315.443.3920
Fax: 315.443.9103
Mailing address: Office 201 Physics Bldg
Department of Physics
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244 USA
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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Ojan K Damavandi

Email:
okdamava {at} syr {dot} edu
Office: Physics Building, Room 229D

Amanda Parker

Email: aparke05 {at} syr {dot} edu
Office: Physics Building, Room 229D
Joint postdoctoral associate with Jen Schwarz and Cristina Marchetti

Paula C. Sanematsu

Email: pcsanema {at} syr {dot} edu
Office: Physics Building, Room 229F

Varda Hagh

Email: vardahagh {at} uchicago.edu
Joint postdoctoral associate with Eric Corwin (U. Oregon) and Sid Nagel (U. Chicago) — located in Chicago, IL

David Richard

Email: d.richard {at} uva.nl
Joint postdoctoral associate with Edan Lerner (Amsterdam) — located in Amsterdam, NL

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Elizabeth Lawson-Keister
Email:
elawsonk {at} syr {dot} edu
Office:
Physics Building, Room 249

Julia Giannini
Email:
jagianni {at} syr {dot} edu
Office:
Physics Building, Room 247

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Erin McCarthy
Email:
efmccart {at} syr {dot} edu

 

ALUMNI

Dapeng “Max” Bi
Email: bdpmax {at} gmail {dot} com
Previous: Postdoctoral fellow in the Manning group and with the Syracuse Soft Matter Program
Current:  Assistant professor, Northeastern
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Michael Czajkowski
Previous:
Graduate research assistant in Manning and Marchetti groups. Ph. D. Summer 2018.
Current: Postdoctoral associate with Zeb Rocklin at Georgia Tech
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Kassidy Lundy
Previous: Undergraduate researcher in the Manning group.
Current: Currently a graduate student in the physics program at Brandeis University

Matthias Merkel
Previous: postdoctoral researcher 2015-2018
Current: Junior group leader, Centurti and Center for Theoretical Physics, Marseilles
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Peter Morse
Email: peter.k.morse {at} gmail {dot} com
Previous position: Postdoctoral associate, SU
Current position: Postdoctoral associate, Duke University

Giuseppe Passucci
Previous: Graduate researcher in the Manning group. Ph. D. Spring 2018
Current: Systems Engineer at SRC in Syracuse, New York

Sudeshna Roy
Previous: Postdoctoral Associate in the Manning group, 2019-2020
Current: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Heriot-Watt University, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Edinburgh, UK working with Prof. Raffaella Ocone on granular rheology

Preeti Sahu
Previous: graduate student in Manning, Schwarz, Marchetti research groups, Ph.D. Summer 2020.
Current: Postdoctoral researcher at IST Austria

Ethan Stanifer
Previous: graduate student in Manning research group, Ph.D. Spring 2020.
Current: Postdoctoral researcher at U. Michigan

Daniel Sussman
Email: 
dmsussma {at} syr {dot} edu
Previous position:
Postdoctoral associate, SU
Current position:
Assistant Professor of Physics, Emory University

Gonca Erdemci-Tandogan
Email: 
gerdemci {at} syr {dot} edu
Previous position:
Postdoctoral associate, SU
Current position:
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto

Sven Wijtmans
Previous:
Graduate researcher in the Manning group. Ph. D Summer 2017.
Current: Electrical Engineer/ Software Systems Analyst. at Trak Engineering, Inc. in Tallahassee, Florida

GROUP PHOTOS

Summer 2019

Summer 2018

Recent Posts

  1. Congratulations, Dr. Stanifer! Comments Off on Congratulations, Dr. Stanifer!
  2. Manning research group: BlackLivesMatter Comments Off on Manning research group: BlackLivesMatter
  3. Manuscript on rigidity transitions in anisotropic tissues and fruit fly convergent extension appears in PNAS Comments Off on Manuscript on rigidity transitions in anisotropic tissues and fruit fly convergent extension appears in PNAS
  4. Manuscript describing two kinds of nonlinear behavior in jammed particulate matter appears in PRR! Comments Off on Manuscript describing two kinds of nonlinear behavior in jammed particulate matter appears in PRR!
  5. Manuscript about microtubule bridges in formation of Kupffer’s vesicle, spearheaded by Hehnly lab, appears in Nature Communications. Comments Off on Manuscript about microtubule bridges in formation of Kupffer’s vesicle, spearheaded by Hehnly lab, appears in Nature Communications.
  6. Manuscript on small-scale demixing in confluent biological tissues appears in Soft Matter Comments Off on Manuscript on small-scale demixing in confluent biological tissues appears in Soft Matter
  7. Manuscript on non-linear response of ordered biological tissues appears in Soft Matter Comments Off on Manuscript on non-linear response of ordered biological tissues appears in Soft Matter
  8. Manuscript on the role of cell divisions in confluent tissue fluidization appears in Soft Matter Comments Off on Manuscript on the role of cell divisions in confluent tissue fluidization appears in Soft Matter
  9. Julia Giannini and Ethan Stanifer Awarded BioInspired Institute Poster Session Prizes Comments Off on Julia Giannini and Ethan Stanifer Awarded BioInspired Institute Poster Session Prizes