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Arun Bansil

Arun Bansil

University Distinguished Professor


  • 2d and Layered Materials, Angel-resolve, Compton Scattering, Computational Physics, First-principles Electronic Structure Calculations, Inelastic X-ray Scattering, Other Highly Resolved Spectroscopies, Photoemission, Positron Annihilation, Scanning-tunneling, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, topological materials

About Arun Bansil

Bansil is a University Distinguished Professor in physics at Northeastern University (NU). He served for over two years at the US Department of Energy managing the flagship Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics program (2008-10). He is an academic editor of the international Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids (1994-), the founding director of NU’s Advanced Scientific Computation Center (1999-), and serves on various international editorial boards and commissions. He has authored/co-authored over 398 technical articles and 18 volumes of conference proceedings covering a wide range of topics in theoretical condensed matter and materials physics, and a major book on X-Ray Compton Scattering (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004). Bansil is a Highly Cited Researcher (ISI Web of Science/Clarivate Analytics; 2017, 2018).


Mailing Address:

111 DA (Dana Research Center), Boston, MA 02115
Institutes, Labs & Research Centers
Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy of Novel Materials

His group is developing and implementing theoretical methodologies for carrying out first-principles calculations of spectral intensities relevant for angle-resolved photoemission, resonant inelastic x-ray scattering, scanning tunneling microscopy, and positron-annihilation angular correlation.


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