Gerdenis Kodis

Department of Physics
Physical Sciences Building, F wing
Room F328
Asst Research Professor (FSC)
Asst Research Professor (FSC)


Gerdenis Kodis is an assistant research professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Physics Center for Biological Physics, the School of Molecular Sciences Center for Bio-Inspired Solar Fuel Production, and the Biodesign Institute Center for Applied Structural Discovery at the Arizona State University (ASU). His research interests span the fields of artificial photosynthesis, molecular photonics and biophysics.

He graduated from Vilnius University and received his Sc.D. in physics from the Institute of Physics in Lithuania. While as the research fellow at the Institute of Physics, Gerdenis was involved in the laser physics and ultrafast laser spectroscopy of molecular materials. He founded the photonics products brokerage company Magic Photonics LLC.  


(480) 965-2747


  • Postdoctoral Associate, Molecular Photonics, Arizona State University 2001
  • Sc.D. Physical Sciences, Institute of Physics and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University,Vilnius, Lithuania 1999
  • M.S. Physics, Vilnius University, Lithuania 1993

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Research Interests

" Artificial Photosynthesis, Photochemistry and Biophysics

" Ultrafast Optical and X-ray Laser Spectroscopy

" Molecular Photonics

" Molecular Nanotechnology

Industry Positions

Founder and CEO, Magic Photonics, LLC 

Director of R&D, Solvexa, LLC