The Duxbury Group


Phillip M. Duxbury

Professor, Condensed Matter Theory
4260 BPS Building,
MSU, East Lansing, MI 48824-1116.
Phone: (517) 355-9200 x2301
Email : duxbury at pa dot msu dot edu
Here is a map


Fall 2007 : PHY972

Previous Courses Taught

Our New Research Center

C Sand

Mackey Group

Research Projects

(i) Structure determination using distance geometry methods
(ii) Nanoparticles and nanoparticle dispersion. Energy applications.
(iii) Biological signaling networks, particularly the apoptosis network
(iv) Combinatorial optimization methods in statistical physics.
Here is a .pdf of my talk at CSC2007
(v) Modeling of grain boundary networks in polycrystals

Group Publications

Current group

Chip Fay(PhD student) - Core percolation, lattice gases, maximum independent set
Radu Cojocaru(PhD student) - K-SAT, Gene networks
Chris Farrow (PhD student) - EXAFS and co-refinement, bootstrap percolation
Jiwu Liu (PhD student) - MD simulation of macromolecules, the nanostructure problem
Daniel Olds (PhD student) - Device simulation of plastic electronic devices
Kim McGarrity (PhD student) - Polycrystalline materials
Luke Granlund (PhD student) - The nanostructure problem
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