Sumit Mazumdar

Sumit Mazumdar

Head of the Department of Physics
Professor of Physics
Professor of Optical Sciences

PAS 375
Department of Physics
The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210101
Tucson, AZ 85721-0101

Specific Research Interests: 

  • Linear and nonlinear optical properties of organic conjugated molecules and polymers.
  • Effects of strong Coulomb correlations, excitons and multiexcitons in organic systems.
  • Organic optoelectronic devices.
  • Strong Coulomb interactions and broken symmetries.
  • Charge and spin density waves and superconductivity in organic and inorganic materials with emphasis on organic charge-transfer solids and transition metal oxides.


  • Ph.D., Princeton University, 1980
  • M.S., Princeton University, 1978
  • M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India), 1975