Kristopher Andersen

  • Program Years: 2001-2005
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Davis
  • Field of Study: Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Warren Pickett
  • Practicum(s):
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2002)
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2004)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Physics, UC Davis, 2005
    M.S. Physics, UC Davis, 2000
    B.S. Physics, CSU Fresno, 1999

Current Status

  • Status: United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • Research Area: Computational Materials Science


C. S. Hellberg, K. E. Andersen, P. Ryan, H. Li, J. Woicik, Structure of SrTiO3 films on Si, Physical Review Letters 108, 166101 (2012)

C. Cen, S. Thiel, G. Hammerl, C. W. Schneider, K. E. Andersen, C. S. Hellberg, J. Mannhart, J. Levy, Nanoscale control of an interfacial metal-insulator transition at room temperature, Nature Materials 7, 298 (2008)

L. F. Kourkoutis, C. S. Hellberg, V. Vaithyanathan, H. Li, M. K. Parker, K. E. Andersen, D. G. Schlom, and D. A. Muller, Imaging the phase separation in atomically thin buried SrTiO3 layers by electron channeling, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 036101 (2008)

J. C. Woicik, E. L. Shirley, C. S. Hellberg, K. E. Andersen, S. Sambasivan, D. A. Fischer, B. D. Chapman, E. A. Stern, P. Ryan, D. L. Ederer, and H. Li, Ferroelectric distortion in SrTiO3 thin films on Si(001) by x-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy: Experiment and first-principles calculations, Phys. Rev. B 75, 140103 (2007)

K. E. Andersen, V. Kumar, Y. Kawazoe, and W. E. Pickett, Origin and temperature dependence of the electric dipole moment in niobium clusters, Phys. Rev. B 73, 125418 (2006)

K. E. Andersen, V. Kumar, Y. Kawazoe, and W. E. Pickett, Origin of spontaneous electric dipoles in homonuclear niobium clusters, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 246105 (2004)


National Research Council Fellowship, 2005-2007