Professor Marjorie Olmstead

Department of Physics
University of Washington

MO 2010

Office: PAB B433 
Lab: PAB B049 and B009
Phone: 206/685-3031
Fax: 206/685-0635
Email: olmstd -at-
Mailing Address:
Department of Physics
Box 351560

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-1560

Prof. Olmstead's 2-page NSF Biosketch.



  • Our RESEARCH PROGRAM centers on both the basic physics and technological potential of intrinsic vacancy materials such as Ga2Se3 and Ga2O3 and (Sr,Ba)Nb2O6, which have applications as transparent conductors, thermoelectrics, ferroelectrics and/or ferromagnets.

Nanotechnology Ph.D. Program

  • Professor Olmstead directs the UW Dual Degree Ph.D. Program in Nanotechnology. The CNT Education Web Page is HERE.   A short powerpoint presentation with details on the program is here.
  • She also is principal investigator for the NSF-NIH IGERT:  Building Leadership for the Nanotechnology Workforce of Tomorrow (DGE 0504573). 
  • You may also wish to visit the Center for Nanotechnology Home Page.

Prof. Marjorie Olmstead is on the faculty in the Condensed Matter Experiment group of the Department of Physics at the University of Washington in the city of Seattle, Washington, where she is Associate Chair of Physics for Undergraduate Affairs and Director of the Nanotechnology PhD Program.