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


  • B.Sc. (1st Class Hons.) University of Nottingham (1976)
  • Ph.D. University of Nottingham (1980)
  • D.Sc. University of Nottingham (2007)

Selected Publications

  • 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.

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Selected Works & 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.