Varda Faghir Hagh

Postdoc

Varda Faghir Hagh
Address:
GCIS E038

Background

Varda joined the James Frank Institute in September 2018 as a postdoctoral scholar within the Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem. She is working jointly with Prof. Sidney Nagel (University of Chicago), Prof. Lisa Manning (Syracuse University), and Prof. Eric Corwin (University of Oregon) on the effect of marginality gap on memory formation in jammed systems. Varda received her Ph.D. from Arizona State University under the supervision of Prof. Michael Thorpe, where she studied the rigidity transition in various disordered systems including jammed and auxetic networks.