Mark O. Robbins

Mark Robbins is a Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on non-equilibrium processes like friction, adhesion, spreading, fluid invasion, and shear-induced phase transitions. The goal is to try to understand the atomic origin of macroscopic phenomena.

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Bloomberg 317

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Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
The Johns Hopkins University
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-2686

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