Danielle S. Bassett

Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow                                                                                
Associate Professor, Primary Appt. in Department of Bioengineering     
Secondary Appts. in Departments of Physics & Astronomy, Electrical & Systems Engineering, Neurology 
University of Pennsylvania                                                                                   
210 S. 33rd Street, 240 Skirkanich Hall                                                                            
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6321 

Ph.D. in Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
C.P.G.S. in Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
B.S. in Physics, Schreyer Honors College, Pennsylvania State University

A pdf of Dr. Bassett's CV can be found here and a link to her Google Scholar page here.


The other Prof. Bassett in Penn's School of Engineering & Applied Science, is my husband, Lee C. Bassett. He studies quantum dynamics in nanoscale materials and devices using optics and electronics.  His group seeks to better understand complex quantum-mechanical systems, with a goal of developing new technologies for communication, computation, and sensing based on quantum physics. We welcomed our wonderful J. Silas into the world in 2011 and A. Simeon in 2014!

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I have a twin, Prof. Perry Zurn, Department of Philosophy at American University. He researches broadly in the fields of political philosophy, gender theory, and applied ethics. His work specifically contributes to critical prison studies and curiosity studies. We've written a few papers together, on neuroscience and curiosity.

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