Martin N. Wybourne

Academic Appointments

Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Francis and Mildred Sears Professor of Physics
Fellow, The Institute of Physics

Shattuck Observatory
HB 6127
Physics and Astronomy
B.Sc. (1st Class Hons.) University of Nottingham (1976)
Ph.D. University of Nottingham (1980)
D.Sc. University of Nottingham (2007)

Selected Publications

Malgorzata Chrzanowska-Jeske, Stephen M. Goodnick, Martin N. Wybourne: Nanoelectronics - Beyond CMOS Computing.  IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, Vol. 15, Issue 6, Dec. 2021.  [Guest Editors].  DOI: 10.1109/MNANO.2021.3113189

Norihiko Nishiguchi and Martin N. Wybourne: Phonon modes in a Möbius band.  J. Phys. Commun. 085002 (2018).

N. Nishiguchi and M.N. Wybourne: Effects of Breathing Mode Phonons on the Transport Properties of a Single Electron Transistor. J. Phys: Condens. Matter. 22  065301(2010).

Wybourne, M N, M F Austin, and C C Palmer, “National Cyber Security Research and Development Challenges Related to Economics, Physical Infrastructure and Human Behavior,” A report to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , (February 2009).

Carr, S M, W E Lawrence, and M N Wybourne, “Nonlinear Buckling Instabilities of Free-Standing Mesoscopic Beams,” Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics. Model and Design of Complex Systems Series: Understanding Complex Systems , V In, P Longhini and A Palacios (Eds.), 7 (2009) 297 – 306.

Lawrence, W E, M N Wybourne, and S M Carr, “Compressional Mode Softening and Euler Buckling Patterns in Mesoscopic Beams,” New Journal of Physics , 8:223 (2006).

Kim, W J, S M Carr, and M N Wybourne, “Direct Contact Buckling of Electrochemically Grown Gold Nanowires,” Applied Physics Letters , 87:173112 (2005).

Carr, S M, W E Lawrence, and M N Wybourne, “Static Buckling and Actuation of Free-Standing Mesoscale Beams,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology , 4:655 (2005).

Selected works and activities

Dartmouth Administration:

Senior Vice Provost for Research (2014 – 2017)
Interim Provost (2012 – 2014)
Vice Provost for Research (2004 – 2014)
Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Sciences (2001 – 2004)


Chair, Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P) (2003-2015).  Chair Emeritus (2015-)

Editorial Board Member - International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Elsevier.

IEEE Nanotechnology Council: Nanoelectronics Technical Committee (NTC TC-6).  Member (2003 – 2016)  Co-Chair (2017-2019).

2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference, Portland, Oregon.  Special Sessions Co-Chair.