Dr. Daryl W. Hess

Program Director
Materials Theory
Division of Materials Research
Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences
National Science Foundation

  • Born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • BS in Physics, Case Western Reserve University (1980)
  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (1987)
  • Technician, Case Western Reserve University, (1980-1982)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Northwestern University (1987-1989)
  • Research Physicist, Naval Research Laboratory (1989-present)
  • Program Director, Materials Theory, DMR, NSF - part time (1997-1999 detail)
  • Program Director, Materials Theory, DMR, NSF - (2000-present)
  • Research interests include: strongly correlated electron systems, unconventional superconductivity, transport theory, dynamical mechanical properties of materials, computational physics, and parallel computing.