Statistical Physics

William Klein, Kirill Korolev, Pankaj Mehta, Sidney Redner, H. Eugene Stanley

Theorists in statistical mechanics try to understand the behavior of complex systems formed by large numbers of particles in solids, liquids, and complex biological molecules.

Center for Polymer Studies

 

Research

  • Application of Statistical Physics to Understanding and Preventing Diseases Related to Protein Misfolding, such as Alzheimer Disease
  • Econophysics: Using Statistical Physics Concepts to Better Understand Economic Questions
  • Physical Mechanisms in Liquid Water
  • Research by Sidney Redner
  • Threat Networks and Threatened Networks: Stabilization and Immunization of Networks