Contact InformationProfessor Janice L. Musfeldt
Department of Chemistry
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996 USA
Phone: +1 865 974-3392
Fax: +1 865 974-3454
Recent Group News
Ken O'Neal, Amanda Clune, and Kendall Hughey attend the molecular materials GRC at Mount Holyoke!
Shiyu Fan attends the multiferroics and magnetoelectrics GRC in Maine!
Amal al-Wahish accepts a job at the University of Missouri!
Brandon Chapman defends his undergraduate thesis!
Kevin Smith and Brandon Chapman visit Budapest for experiments!
Brian Holinsworth and Ken O'Neal pass their oral exams!
Kendall Hughey and Shiyu Fan attend the 2016 NHMFL Summer School!
Michael Yokosuk wins the Eugene Barber physical chemistry award!
Kendall Hughey wins outstanding second year student award!
Kevin Smith and Kendall Hughey top Xiaoshan's old record with 48 and 46 temperatures in a single run, respectvely!
Ken O'Neal attended the Syncrotron Radition Summer School in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Professor Janice L. Musfeldt
Professor, physical and materials chemistry
Professor of physics
Co-director, Chemical Physics Program
Postdoctoral research associate, Departement de Physique, Universite de Sherbrooke, 1993-1994.
Ph.D., physical chemistry with certification in chemical physics, University of Florida, 1992.
B.S., chemical engineering, University of Illinois, 1987.
Professional positions and awards
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, 2007 - Present.
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, 2002 - 2007.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, 2001 - Summer 2002.
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton, Fall 2000.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1995-2000.
1996 NSF CAREER Award recipient; visiting scientist, summers 1998, 1999, 2009, and 2013 National High Magnetic Field Laboratory; 2001 NSF Creativity Award, 2010 Chancellor's Award for Research and Creative Achievement; 2010-2014 and 2015-2019 Ziegler Professorships.
Recent professional activities and service
2016 Heifei conference on novel phenomena at high magnetic fields, Science and Technology University of China, Heifei, China, Oct. 29 - Nov. 1, 2016.
GRC-sponsored meeting: Two-dimensional electronics beyond graphene, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, June 5 - 10 2016.
Telluride science workshop: Enhanced functionalities in 4- and 5d-containing materials from large spin-orbit coupling, Telluride, CO, June 14 - 18, 2015.
GRC-sponsored meeting: Magnetoelectric and multiferroic materials, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, August 10 - 15, 2014.
Telluride science workshop: Enhanced functionalities in 5d transition metal compounds from large spin-orbit coupling, July 15 - 19, 2013, Telluride, CO.
International school and symposium on molecular materials and devices, September 23 - 29, 2012, Durham, United Kingdom.
3rd workshop on novel electronic materials , June 10 - 15, 2011, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.
6th International school and symposium on multifunctional molecular materials, March 13 - 18, 2011, Argonne National Laboratory, IL.
ACS national awards selection committee, 2015 - 2018.
Proposal review committee, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2012 - 2014.
Ex-officio member, external advisory committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 2010 - 2012.
Chair, national user committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 2010 - 2012.
Member, national user committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 2010 - 2013.
Co-director, chemical physics program, University of Tennessee, 2001 - present.