Andrea G. Markelz

Andrea Markelz



October 1995 Doctorate: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, “Nonlinear Optical and Transport Properties of Quantum Wells at Terahertz Frequencies”, University of California, Santa Barbara

December 1989 Master of Science: Applied Physics, Columbia University

May 1987 Bachelor of Arts: Double Major: Applied Math and Physics, University of California, Berkeley


May 2021 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship & Creative Activities


September 2017 Chair of 45th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, A virtual conference hosted in Buffalo, NY Nov. 8-13, 2020


May 2016 - present Moti Lal Rustgi Chair


October 2014 SUNY Buffalo 2014 Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation Award

May 2004 National Science Foundation CAREER Award

October 1998 National Science Foundation GOALI Postdoctoral Fellowship


March 1995 National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship

September 1991 University of California Doctoral Scholars Fellowship


Professional Experience

Sept. 2017 – present Visiting Research Professor, University of Regensburg, Germany

Sept. 2011 – present Professor, Physics Dept. SUNY Buffalo

Jan. 2006 – Aug. 2011 Associate Professor, Physics Dept. SUNY at Buffalo

Aug. 1999 – Jan. 2006 Assistant Professor, Physics Dept. SUNY at Buffalo



Patent N0.: US 11,125,685 B2. Method for Characterization of Internal Dynamics of Proteins, and R-6948 Method (and Apparatus) for Characterization of Internal Dynamics of Proteins,


Research Support

Continuously funded since 1999 and has been the principal investigator for more than $5.8 million in grants. Awards from NSF, DOE, NIH and ACS-PRF

Publications: (h index = 30, from Web of Science, h=34 from google scholar, 5 most relevant listed)