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. University of Nottingham
  • Ph.D. University of Nottingham
  • D.Sc. University of Nottingham

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

  • Chair Emeritus - Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P)

  • Co-Chair, Nanoelectronics Technical Committee, IEEE Nanotechnogy Council

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