Gregory Fuchs

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Gregory Fuchs is an assistant professor and Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow at Cornell University in the department of Applied and Engineering Physics. After earning his Ph.D. from Cornell in 2007, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2011 he joined the faculty at Cornell. His research focuses on understanding and controlling the dynamics of individual nanoscale systems like isolated semiconductor defects and single nanoscale magnetic objects. He was selected for an AFOSR Young Investigator award (2012), an NSF CAREER award (2013), and the PECASE (2013). For more information please see


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