Christopher V Kelly

Christopher V Kelly

Associate Professor
Director of The Richard Barber Interdisciplinary Research Program


 283 Physics Research Building


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Physics and Astronomy

Christopher V Kelly

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Biophysics

  •  Cell membranes


  • 2003 B.A. from Oberlin College in Physics, Advised by Yumi Ijiri
  • 2007 M.S.E. from Univeristy of Michigan, Ann Arbor in Electrical Engineering
  • 2009 Ph.D. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in Applied Physics, Advised by Mark Banaszak Holl and Brad Orr
  • 2010-2013 Postdoc at Cornell University in Applied & Engineering Physics and Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Advised by Harold Craighead and Barbara Baird

Awards and grants

  • 2017 - Richard J. Barber Faculty Recognition Award

  • 2017-2022 NSF CAREER Award (DMR1652316)

  • 2018 - Sultana N. Nahar Prize for Distinction in Teaching Physics and Astronomy

  •  2022 - 2027 NIH R01 Analysis of Lipolytic Trafficking in Adipocytes

Selected publications

Courses taught by Christopher V Kelly

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2022