Title: Associate Professor
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Web site: Chad Orzel's Web Site
Areas of Expertise: Research specialties are in the areas of atomic, molecular and optical physics, specifically in the laser cooling and trapping of atoms, and quantum mechanical effects involving cold and ultra-cold atoms.
Other: Author of a general-audience book on quantum physics, which explains quantum mechanics through imaginary conversations with his dog, Emmy. “How to Teach Physics to Your Dog” will be published by Scribner in December 2009.