Robert Austin


Princeton University

Robert H. Austin

Research Interests:

1. Protein Dynamics

2. Energy Transport in Biomolecules

3. DNA-Protein Interactions and Topology

4. Applications of Nano/Microlithography to Biology

5. Cell signaling

6. Evolution Dynamics

7. Physics of Cancer


Postdoctoral, Dept. of Physics, The University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois Postdoctoral at the Max Planck Institute for

Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, West Germany

1979-1984: Assistant Professor of Physics, Princeton

University, Princeton, New Jersey

1984-89:Associate Professor of Physics, Princeton University 1989- :Professor of Physics, Princeton University


1988: Fellow, American Physical Society

1987-1990: Governing Board, Biophysics Division, American Physical Society

1991-1994: Biophysics Divisional Editor, Physical Review Letters

1991-1994: Councillor at Large, American Physical Society

1998: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

1999: Member, National Academy of Sciences

2002: Chairman, Division of Biological Physics, American Physical Society

2003-2008: Chairman, U.S. Liaison Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics 2005: 2005 Lilienfeld Prize, American Physical Society

2006-2009: Councillor at Large, American Physical Society

2008: Fellow, American Association of Arts and Sciences

2014: 2014 Delbru ̈ck Prize, American Physical Society