Gary Hastings

Professor of Biophysics


Research Interests

1.     Solar energy conversion in natural and artificial systems.

2.    Time-resolved infrared spectroscopy of biological systems.

3.  Quantum chemical calculations of the properties of pigments in protein complexes.

4.    Infrared microscopy and nanoscopy for the study of biological cells.

5.    Microalgae for bioproducts and bioremediation.

6.    New instrumentation and methods in vibrational spectroscopy.


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Department of Physics and Astronomy
25 Park Place, Suite 605
Atlanta GA 30303

Office: 409 Science Annex




Graduate student positions are currently available.

Research Interests

The Group


Visible and Infrared Spectroscopy Laboratories


47th Midwest/Southeast Photosynthesis Conference

October 22-24, 2021




Principles of Physics (Phys2211K)

Molecular Physics: Phys8420

Research Project: Phys4900

Optics: Phys3800

Modern Physics I: Phys3401

Advanced Physics Laboratory: Phys3300



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