Is Associate Professor of Physics at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He has wide- ranging research
interesting from ecological dynamics to
single-molecule research. His biophysics
laboratory uses microbial populations to
experimentally probe fundamental ideas
in theoretical ecology and evolutionary
Jeff's recognitions and honors include an NIH New Innovator Award, NIH
K99/R00 Pathways to Independence Award, and an NSF CAREER
Award. He is a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences, a Sloan
Research Fellow, and an Allen Distinguished Investigator. He has also
been recognized at MIT for his efforts in teaching and mentoring; in 2011
he was chosen as the MIT-wide undergraduate research (UROP) mentor
of the year and in 2013 he received the Buechner Teaching Award from
the Physics Department.