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Photo of Heinrich Jaeger HEINRICH JAEGER

Heinrich Jaeger is an Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago. A native of Germany, he received his Ph.D. in experimental condensed physics from the University of Minnesota in 1987. He went on to the University of Chicago as a James Franck Postdoctoral Fellow and then for two years to the Delft Institute for Microelectronics and Submicron Technology in The Netherlands as a Senior Researcher. In 1991 he joined the University of Chicago physics faculty. Among the awards he received are a Fulbright Scholarship, a David and Lucile Packard Fellowship, a Sloan Fellowship and a Research Corporation Cottrell Scholarship. His current research interests focus on three areas: superconductivity, self-assembled nanomaterials, and the nonlinear dynamics of granular matter.

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