Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Materials Science

Affiliated Faculty

Scott K. Cushing

Scott K. Cushing

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., West Virginia University, Morgantown, 2011; Ph.D., 2015; Visiting Associate, Caltech, 2018; Assistant Professor, 2018-.

Research Overview

Professor Cushing’s research focuses on developing new, laser-based instrumentation for chemistry, physics, biology, and materials problems. Currently, the Cushing group is developing a table-top transient x-ray technique, high-flux entangled photon spectroscopy, and few-femtosecond, driven-lattice experiments.