Education & Employment



 Austin, TX, 2011 - present

Columbia University

post-doctoral scholar

 New York, NY, 2007 - 2011

Michigan State University

post-doctoral scholar

 East Lansing, MI, 2007 - 2009

Michigan State University

 East Lansing, MI, 2002 - 2007

University of Nebraska at Omaha

MA in Physics and Mathematics

 , 1999 - 2002

University of Nebraska at Omaha

BA in Physics and Mathematics

 , 1995 - 1999


  1. Juh\'{a}s, Pavol, Farrow, Christopher L., Yang, Xiaohao, Knox, Kevin R., and Billinge, Simon J. L.. "Complex Modeling: a strategy and software program for combining multiple information sources to solve ill-posed structure and nanostructure inverse problems". Acta Crystallogr. A . 71 p. 562-568 Nov 2015 download doi
  2. Billinge, Simon J. L., and Farrow, Christopher L.. "Towards a robust \emph{ad-hoc} data correction approach that yields reliable atomic pair distribution functions from powder diffraction data". J. Phys: Condens. Mat. . 25 p. 454202 (2013) download doi
  3. Farrow, Christopher L., Bediako, D. Kwabena, Surendranath, Yogesh, Nocera, Daniel G., and Billinge, Simon J. L.. "Intermediate-range structure of self-assembled cobalt-based oxygen evolving catalysts". J. Am. Chem. Soc. . 135 p. 6403-6406 (2013) download doi
  4. Zhu, Mengqiang, Farrow, Christopher L., Post, Jeffrey E., Livi, Kenneth J. T., Billinge, Simon J. L., Ginder-Vogel, Matthew, and Sparks, Donald L.. "Structural study of biotic and abiotic poorly-crystalline manganese oxides using atomic pair distribution function analysis". Geochim. Cosmochim. Ac. . 81 p. 39-55 (2012) download doi
  5. Farrow, Christopher L., Shaw, Margaret, Kim, Hyun-Jeong, Juh\'{a}s, Pavol, and Billinge, Simon J. L.. "The {Nyquist-Shannon} sampling theorem and the atomic pair distribution function". Phys. Rev. B . 84 p. 134105 (2011) download doi
  6. Simpson, Carrie A., Farrow, Christopher L., Tian, Peng, Billinge, Simon J. L., Huffman, Brian J., Harkness, Kellen M., and Cliffel, David E.. "Tiopronin gold nanoparticle precursor forms auriophilic ring tetramer". Inorg. Chem. . 49 p. 10858 -- 10866 (2010) download doi
  7. Shatnawi, Moneeb T. M., Farrow, Christopher L., Chen, Ping, Boolchand, Punit, Sartbaeva, Asel, Thorpe, M. F., and Billinge, Simon J. L.. "Search for a structural response to the intermediate phase in {Ge$_x$Se$_{1-x}$} glasses". Phys. Rev. B . 77 p. 94134 (2008) download doi