Chris Jarzynski

Senior Investigator

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Chris Jarzynski is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Physics and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland. He is also a member of the Institute for Physical Science & Technology. Jarzynski leads a research group that focuses on statistical mechanics and thermodynamics at the molecular level, with a particular emphasis on far-from-equilibrium phenomena. He received his doctorate in physics from UC Berkeley in 1994.