Herbert Levine, Ph.D.
Herbert Levine, Ph.D.
Rice University
Titles & Positions

  • Karl F. Hasselmann Professor of Bioengineering

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy

  • Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

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Grant Information

Grant ID: R1111
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of Established Investigators
Recruited From: 
University of California, San Diego
Date Awarded: 
July 27, 2011
Grant Amount: 

Herbert Levine specializes in research on nonequilibrium processes with applications for a wide variety of biological systems, such as theoretical approaches that help explain the directed cell motion of eukaryotic cells.

Levine has a Ph.D. and an M.A. in physics from Princeton and a B.S. in physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the immediate past chair of the American Physical Society’s Division of Biological Physics and recently completed a six-year term as associate editor of the Biophysical Journal. Levine is co-director of the National Science Foundation-supported Center for Theoretical Biological Physics at Rice, an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the National Academy of Science, and a fellow of the American Physical Society.