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Department of Physics

Dr. Michael J. Naughton

evelyn j. and robert a. ferris professor and chairman


Phone: 617-552-0635
Higgins Hall 335C

Prof. Naughton's Lab Website

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Boston University


Areas of Research

Experimental condensed matter and materials physics and nanoscale integrated science; nanoscale manipulation of light, for high efficiency photovoltaics, subwavelength waveguides, optical metamedia, and nanoscale coaxial optical microscopy; nanoscale devices for biochemical sensing and neural optrode interfaces; molecular organic superconductivity; magnetometry in large magnetic fields. Support provided by NSF, NIH, and the W.M. Keck Foundation.

Society Membership, Honors, Committees, etc.

  • Boston College Distinguished Research Award, 2005
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2003
  • 2nd place, Cois Uisce Beatha Contest, 2001
  • National Science Foundation Young Investigator, 1992

Selected Publications

Most Commonly Used Journals