Jasna Brujic is an associate or tenured professor of physics in the Physics Department of New York University. She is one of several core faculty members that comprise the Center for Soft Matter Research. Brujic received her Ph.D. for work on the transmission of stress through particulate matter at the Cavendish Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, UK. She then conducted postdoctoral research on the dynamics of single molecule proteins in the lab of Julio Fernandez in the Biology Department of Columbia University, New York City. Brujic has been on the faculty at NYU since 2007 and leads research initiatives in both of her major areas of expertise: jammed matter and biophysical systems.