Principal Investigator

Mohamed Amine Gharbi 

Assistant Professor of Physics 

PhD, University of Montpellier, France


Phone: 617 287 5997

My Resume


Graduate Students



Vajra Sabhapathy Badha

PhD Candidate

Background: Bioengineering 

Project: Active Matter

Period: Spring 2021 - present







 Mackenzie O'Keefe

Master's Student

Background: Physics 

Project: Assembly of nanoparticles

Period: Spring 2020 - present





Undergraduate Students



 Roy Varon Weinryb

Undergraduate Student

Background: Physics 

Project: Confinement of LC

Period: Spring 2021 - present




Group Picture, March 2019

From left to right: Ryan, Charlotte, Erik, William, Elizabeth, Edward, Bassma, and Mohamed Amine

Group Picture, October 2018

From left to right: Mohamed Amine, Charlotte, Erik, Bassma, and Elizabeth

Group Picture, July 2018

From left to right: Erik, Elizabeth, Himani, and Mohamed Amine

We are always seeking motivated undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs interested in soft matter and biophysics research. Contact Prof. Gharbi about possible opportunities. 

Lab Alumni 

9- Ryan Preusse, Master's Graduate Student (Fall 2018-Spring 2020)

8- Charlotte Kyeremah, Master's Graduate Student (Fall 2018-Spring 2020)

8- Zhihan Xing (Spring 2020)

7- Abeco Rwakabuba, Undergraduate Student (Summer 2019-Fall 2019)

6- Elizabeth R George, Undergraduate Student (Fall 2018-Fall 2019)

5- Erik Drybread, Undergraduate Student (Fall 2018-Spring 2019)

4- William Emery, Undergraduate Student (Spring 2019)

3- Bassma S Bawazeer, Undergraduate Student (Fall 2018-Spring 2019)

2- Himani Pandita, Master's Graduate Student (Summer 2018)

1- Godsgift Omere, Undergraduate Student (Spring 2018)