Professor Janice L. Musfeldt

Contact information

Professor Janice L. Musfeldt
Department of Chemistry
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996 USA

Phone: +1 865 974-3392
Fax: +1 865 974-3454
E-mail: musfeldt@utk.edu

Recent group news

Daniel and Andy join the team for an exploratory end-of-summer project!

Both Amanda and Ken have papers accepted at Nature Quantum Materials!

Kendall and Avery go to LANL for pulsed-field polarization!

Michael and Kiman travel to LANL for magneto-optics work!

Nathan attends the Quantum Materials summer school in Pennsylvannia!

Avery attends the Magnet Lab summer school in Tallahassee!

Amanda wins the physical chemistry research award, and Avery wins the departmental CRP award!

Shiyu wins the departmental teaching award!

Michael defends his thesis!

Kevin and Sabine travel to LBNL for synchrotron infrared nanospectroscopy!

Avery gives a poster at the ACS meeting in Orlando!

Avery passes his candidacy exam, and Kendall passes her oral!

Amanda, Kendall, Nathan, and Sabine present talks at the Boston APS meeting!

Former group member Dip Mazumdar wins the NSF CAREER award!

Michael and Kiman go to Rutgers for the DMREF meeting!

Shiyu and Kevin attended the Ferroelectrics meeting in Tampa, and Kevin won a poster prize!

Janice L. Musfeldt

Professor, physical and materials chemistry

Professor, experimental condensed matter physics

Education

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.

Research area

Chemistry and physics of quantum materials.

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, 2013, and 2016 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; Fellow, American Physical Society, 2017.

Recent professional activities and service

Telluride science workshop: Enhanced functionalities in 4- and 5d-containing materials from large spin-orbit coupling, Telluride, CO, June 23 - 27, 2020.

Co-chair, experimental condensed matter physics PI meeting, Gaitersburg, MD, September 16 - 19, 2019

Member, international advisory committee for International symposium on crystalline organic metals, superconductors, and magnets 2019, Tomar, Portugal.


Organizing committee for 4d/5d transtion metal systems focus topic, 2019 APS meeting, Boston, MA.

Telluride science workshop: Enhanced functionalities in 4- and 5d-containing materials from large spin-orbit coupling, Telluride, CO, June 26 - 30, 2018.

Organizing committee for GMAG focus topic: FT 10.1.2. - Emergent properties of bulk complex oxides, Los Angeles, CA, March 5 - 9, 2018.

Member, organizing committee, 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.


Editorial board, Physical Review B, 2018 - present.

Advisory editorial board, Nature Quantum Materials, 2016 - present.


Member, DCMP nominating committee, APS. 2018 - 2021.

DMP Fellowship Selection Committee, APS. 2019 - present.

ACS national awards selection committee, 2015 - 2018.

Chair, national user committee and ex-officio member of the external advisory committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 2010 - 2012.

Member, national user committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 2010 - 2013; 2018 - 2021.

Member, soft x-ray, photoelectrons, and infrared proposal review committee, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2012 - 2014; 2019 - present.