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Portrait of David Pines
David Pines
David Pines is the founder and co-director of the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (, a global distributed institute with over 60 branches worldwide, dedicated to promoting research and education in emergent behavior in matter and society. He is also a Distinguished Professor of Physics at UC Davis ... Read full bio

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Portrait of Paul Chaikin
Paul Chaikin
Paul Chaikin, a specialist in condensed matter physics, joined New York University in fall 2004 as a professor in the Department of Physics. He earned his B.S. in physics at the California Institute of Technology (1966) and a Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Pennsylvania (1971). Read full bio | Read interview transcript
Portrait of Piers Coleman
Piers Coleman
Piers Coleman is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University. His research is concerned with the fundamentally new classes of collective condensed matter behavior that emerge in complex materials. Read full bio | Read interview transcript


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