Name & Institution 
Research Interest 
Photo & Contact Information 
Dmitry Albanin MIT 
My area of interest is mesoscopic physics. I am a theorist. 

Jason Alicea University of California 
I am theorist interested in mesoscopic physics, lowdimensional systems, and phase transitions. 

Mauro Antezza University of Trento, Italy 
I am a theorist and my physics interests are mainly in: 

Leslie Baksmaty University of Rochester 
Vortex lattices in trapped BoseEinstein condensates. I am a Theorist. 

Roman Barankov MIT 
Cold atoms, strongly interacting systems, nonequilibrium collective behavior. 

Ryan Barnett Harvard University 
I am a theorist. My interest is: Theoretical condensed matter physics. 

Evgueni Bourovski Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 
Strongly correlated systems, Monte Carlo techniques. I am a Theorist . 

Juntao Chang Texas A&M University 
Currently I am a theorist and my research interest is in Quantum Optics and Quantum Information. 

MingShien Chang Georgia Institute of Technology 
My current research interests are alloptical BEC techniques and the dynamics of Rb87 spinor BEC in the optical trap. I am an experimentalist. 

Yong Chen National High Magnetic Field Lab 
I am an experimentalist studying the physics of two dimensional electron systems, mostly the collective excitations in Wigner solid phases and quantum Hall effects using microwave spectroscopy.  
Lillian Childress Harvard University 
Solid state implementations for quantum optics. I am an Experimentalist. 

Stephen Choi University of Rochester 
My interest is theoretical studies on BoseEinstein condensation and related phenomena. 

Hui Deng Stanford University 
Quantum statistics of degenerate semiconductor excitonpolaritons. I am an Experimentalist. 

Ivailo Dimov UCLA 
I am interested in phase transitions leading to topological order, as well as the various dualities that link different regions of the resulting phase diagrams. I am a Theorist. 

Igor Dotsenko Institute for Applied Physics 
My area of physics interest is the following: quantum optics, laser cooling and trapping of neutral atoms, ultra cold atoms in optical lattices, quantum information processing with trapped atoms. I am an experimentalist. 

Artem Dudarev The Univ. of Texas, Austin 
Dynamics of ultracold atoms in optical potentials. 

Rembert Duine The Univ. of Texas, Austin 
Utracold atomic gases, transport theory and magnetism of diluted magnetic semiconductors, quantum Hall bilayer systems. 

Matthew Eardley SUNY, Stony Brook 
I am interested in polychromatic forces on atoms, Rydberg atoms optics, and nanolithography with neutral atoms, all using metastable helium. 

Marcius Extavour University of Toronto 
Degenerate Fermi gases; BoseEinstein condendates; bosonfermion mixtures in neutral atoms. I am an Experimentalist. 

John Fjaerestad UCLA 
I am a condensed matter theorist whose main interests are strongly correlated and disordered quantum manybody systems. 

Simon Foelling University of Mainz 
BoseEinsteinCondensates in optical lattices (Experimentalist) 

Victor Galitski University of Maryland 
Superconductivity, quantum phase transitions, frustrated magnets, decoherence in mesoscopic systems. 

Parag Ghosh University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign 
Dynamics of Mott insulator  Superfluid transition in Optical Lattices. 

Jonathon Gillen Harvard University 
I am an experimentalist interested in Atom Optics. 

Eran Ginossar Weizmann Institute of Science 
Coherent effects of interaction of NonClassical Radiation with Mesoscopic Structures. 

Steven Girvin Yale University 
Quantum mechanics of electrical circuits, cavity QED, superconducting qubits, strongly correlated electronic and coldatom systems.

I don’t normally wear a tie, but this is the only photo I had… 
Sebastien Gleyzes Ecole Normale Superieure 
I’m an experimentalist, I work in atomic physics, I do cavity quantum electrodynamic experiments with Rydberg atoms coupled to a microwave resonator. 

M. Greiner University of Colorado JILA 
My main research interest is to experimentally realize highly controllable macroscopic manybody quantum systems based on trapped ultracold atoms. Optical lattices, fermionic atoms, and the BCSBEC crossover. 

Eytan Grosfeld Weizmann Institute of Science 
I’m a theorist, and my areas of interest in physics include: Nonabelian fractional quantum hall states,Hofstadter problem, rotating BEC’s. 

Mohammad Hafezi Harvard University 
Quantum optics and more specifically investigating collective behavior of particles in cavity. 

Andrew Ho University of Birmingham 
My interest: low dimensional strongly correlated electronic and cold atomtraps systems, Kondo physics. 

Sebastian Huber ETH Zurich 
Response function for the Bose Hubbard model in the Mott insulator phase. 

Adilet Imambekov Harvard University 
I’m a theorist. The area of my research interests is multicomponent BECs, effects of strong correlations in atomic optics(optical lattices, etc.). 

Markku Jaaskelainen University of Arizona 
Ultracold atoms, interferometry. I am a Theorist. 

Michael Jack Rice University 
I am a theorist interested quantum manybody phenomena in quantum degenerate gases. 

Nadav Katz Weizmann Institute of Science 
BEC and its excitations, atom optics in ordered and quasiperiodic systems, classical and quantum chaos, decoherence and dephasing of manybody Bosonic systems, quantum phase transitions. I am an Experimentalist. 

Jonathan Keeling Cambridge University 
Condensation of excitons and microcavity polaritons; in particular BCS/BEC crossover in a model of microcavity polaritons. I am a theorist. 

George Khoury Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 
I study entangled states of many photons produced by parametric downconversion. I am an experimentalist. 

Corinna Kollath LMU Munich 
Timedependent phenomena of 1D strongly interacting systems; theory. 

Sabrina Leslie Univ. of California, Berkeley 
My research interests include cavity quantum electrodynamics, Bose Einstein condensation and quantum computation. I am a theorist in the Whaley group at UC Berkeley 

Francesca Maria Marchetti University of Cambridge 
I am a theorist and my research interests include mesoscopic superconductivity, field theoretical formulation of mesoscopics (e.g. nonlinear sigma model), spectral correlations of disordered and chaotic systems, and recently condensation of microcavity polaritons. 

Dominic Meiser University of Arizona 
I am a Theorist interested in the theory of ultracold fermions. 

Alexandru Nicolin Niels Bohr Institute 
I mainly deal with nonlinear dynamics of Bosecondensed gases like, e.g., perioddoubled states and patternforming instabilities. I am a theorist. 

Arun Paramekanti Kavli Inst. for Theoretical Physics 
My research interests lie in disordered and correlated quantum systems. I am a Theorist. 

Paolo Pedri University of Hannover 
Theory of cold atoms and macroscopic phenomena. 

Stephen Powell Yale University 
Theoretical condensed matter, particularly quantum phase transitions and correlated electrons. 

Jasper Reijinders Univ. of Amsterdam 
I am a theorist, interested in (strongly correlated) physics of rotating ultra cold gases. 

Eitan Rowen Weizmann Institute of Science 
Interested in BEC in optical lattices, especially the superfluid  Mott insulater phase transition I am an Experimentalist. 

Lorraine Sadler Univ. of California, Berkeley 
I am interested in the experimental studies spinor Bose Einstein Condensates focusing on insitu imaging and rotational dynamics of the quantum gas. 

David Schuster Yale University 
Investigating a Cooper Pair box in a onedimensional superconducting transmission line to study cavity QED and quantum coherence and computation. I am an Experimentalist. 

Signe Seidelin Institut d’optique 
BoseEinstein condensation of metastable helium. I am experimentalist. 

Prashant Sharma Cornell University 
Strongly correlated systems and mesoscopics. I am a Theorist. 

Daniel Sheehy University of Colorado 
Hightemperature superconductivity, superfluidity in Bose gases and vortices in all of the above. I am a Theorist. 

Moshe Shuker Technion, Israel 
I am an experimentalist. Quantum coherence in EIT medium. 

Marzena Szymanska University of Cambridge 
Exciton and polariton coherence and BEC in semiconductors, decoherence and disorder, atomic Fermi gases. I am a Theorist. 

Matthias Taglieber LudwigMaximillians Univ., Munich 
I am an experimentalist. My research interest is: “Study of ultracold Fermi gases and BoseFermi mixtures.” 

Leticia Tarruell Ecole Normale Superiure 
I’m an experimentalist, interested on the experimental study of ultracold Fermi gases with tunable interactions. 

Cesare Tozzo University of Trento, Italy 
I’m a theorist who study Bose Einstein condensation at T=0 through Gross Pitaevskii equation. Till now, I’ve studied the spectrum and the dynamic of the excitations which carry momentum in different systems (uniform, trapped and with optical lattices). 

Mukund Vengalattore MIT 
Atomlight interactions in ultracold anisotropic media and lower dimensional systems. 

Jose Carlos VianaGomes Universite de Paris  Sud XI 
Atom Optics  Coherence with cold atoms. I am an Experimentalist. 

Tun Wang University of Connecticut 
Coherent Control in BEC, Quantum Information 

Congiun Wu Stanford University 
I am intersted strongly correlated systems, cold atomic systems, high Tc etc. I am a theorist. 

Xiangiun Xing University of Illinois 
What is random solid? I am a Theorist. 

Dongqing Zhang Ohio State University 
BEC with Feshbach Resonance, quantum optics. 
