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Lea Santos

Lea
F.
Santos

Professor of Physics, Chair

PhD, University of Sao Paulo, 2000
MS, University of Sao Paulo, 1994
BS, University of Sao Paulo, 1991

Dr. Lea F. Santos is a Professor of Physics with a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of São Paulo. Postdoctoral experiences included work in random matrix theory at Yale University, metal-insulator transition at Michigan State University, and quantum control at Dartmouth College. She has been a member-at-large of the APS Forum of Physics and Society, has been in the APS LeRoy Apker Award committee and in the APS Metropolis Award Selection Committee.  Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Research Corporation.
 

Research interests include many-body quantum systems, non-equilibrium quantum dynamics, thermalization, quantum transport, quantum chaos, spin systems, many-body localization, quantum phase transition, quantum control, dynamical decoupling methods, decoherence, quantum-classical transition.

Accolades include the NSF CAREER Award, the Cottrell College Science Award, Outstanding Junior Faculty Member Award, Cottrell Scholar, KITP Scholar, Outstanding Referee for the Journals of the American Physical Society, member of the U.S. delegation to the Third IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics, and fellowships from the Brazilian and New Zealand governments..

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Fall 2018
Comptnl Mths in Science Rsrch
PHYS 1340

 

Honors Prog Senior Project II
PHYS 4920H

 

Introductory Physics
PHYS 1031C

 

Introductory Physics Rec
PHYS 1031T

 

Numerical Analysis
MATH 2651

 

Topics In Comp. Science
COMP 4930

 

Spring 2018
Honors Prog Senior Project II
PHYS 4920H

 

Intro to Physics II
PHYS 1032C

 

Intro to Physics II-Recitation
PHYS 1032T

 

Fall 2017
Honors Prog Senior Project I
PHYS 4910H

 

Introductory Physics
PHYS 1031C

 

Introductory Physics Rec
PHYS 1031T

 

Spring 2017
Honors Prog Senior Project II
PHYS 4920H

 

Intro to Physics II
PHYS 1032C

 

Intro to Physics II-Recitation
PHYS 1032T