Caroline Morgan

Caroline Morgan



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272 Physics Research Building


Caroline Morgan

Professor, Wayne State University, 2000-
Member of the Theory Department, Fritz-Haber-Institut der
   Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, September 1997-August 1998 (sabbatical),
    summer 1999, summer 2000, and May-December 2001 (sabbatical)

Associate Professor, Wayne State University, 1989-2000
Assistant Professor , Wayne State University, 1984-89
Research Staff, Riverside Research Institute, 1983-84
Research Associate, New York University, 1980-83

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • theoretical condensed matter physics and biophysics


current research:

Investigating the interactions of positrons with proteins, DNA, and other biological molecules for uses in proteomics and medicine.

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • Ph.D., Physics, Princeton University,1980
  • B.A., Physics, Swarthmore College,1973

Awards and Grants

  • most recent funding (up to 2017):

    DOD and NSF (Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation, funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and supercomputer time at various NSF and DOD High Performance Computing Centers, 1996-2017)

  • WSU College of Science's "Excellence in Teaching" Award, 2001

Selected Publications

Some recent publications


“Model of Hybrid Interfacial Domain Wall in Ferromagnetic/Antiferromagnetic Bilayers”,
Zhang Wen, Zhai Ya, Lu Mu, You Biao, Zhai Hong-Ru, and Caroline G. Morgan,
Chinese Phys. B 24 047502 (2015).

"Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Positron Ionization Mass Spectrometry with
Biological Molecules", Proceedings of the 62nd American Society for Mass Spectrometry
Conference, June 15-19, 2014, Baltimore, MD. P. Papoulias, W. K.I. L. Wanniarachchi,
C. G. Morgan, A. Sebastian, L. Burggraf, R. Greaves.

Currently Teaching

  • Retired in Jan 2017, no teaching in Winter 2017

Courses taught

PHY 2180/2185 University Physics for Scientists/Engineers II, 4 credits, Winter 2016

Fall 2016 on leave (no teaching)