Roster of Participants
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Alexander Altland alexal@thp.unikoeln.de 
condensed matter theory, nonlinear dynamics, mesoscopic systems (Theorist) Institution: Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne Home Page 

Anton Andreev aandreev@u.washington.edu 
Electron transport in disordered and mesoscopic systems, kinetics of onedimensional electron liquids, superconductivity. Institution: University of Washington 

John Chalker j.chalker1@physics.ox.ac.uk 
Condensed matter theory: systems with quenched disorder and/or strong correlations, including quantum Hall systems and frustrated magnets. (Theorist) Institution: Oxford University Home Page 

Dominique Delande Dominique.Delande@lkb.upmc.fr 
My main interest in the physics of complex quantum systems, either chaotic or disordered. I am especially interested in transport properties in cold atomic gases. (Theorist) Institution: Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Home Page 

Daniel S. Fisher dsfisher@stanford.edu 
I have worked in a variety of areas of statistical physics, especially disordered systems, but my current research focus is biology: primarily evolutionary dynamics, including immunology and microbes in the lab and in nature, and dynamical processes in cells. (Theorist) Institution: Stanford University Home Page 

Thierry Giamarchi Thierry.Giamarchi@unige.ch 
My main interest are in low dimensional quantum systems (Luttinger liquids and the likes) and in disordered classical and quantum systems. (theorist). Institution: University of Geneva Home Page 

Leonid Glazman leonid.glazman@yale.edu 
Lowdimensional and mesoscopic quantum condensed matter. (Theorist) Institution: Yale University Home Page 

David A. Huse huse@princeton.edu 
Quantum manybody physics, particularly phase transitions and dynamics. Applications include ultracold atoms, spin liquids, manybody localization, eigenstate thermalization. (Theorist) Institution: Princeton University 

Alex Kamenev kamenev@physics.umn.edu 
Condensed matter theory, nonequilibrium systems, cold gases, population dynamics (Theorist) Institution: University of Minnesota Home Page 

Corinna Kollath corinna.kollath@unige.ch 
The focus of our research interest is the understanding of static and nonequilibrium phenomena in interacting many body systems both in condensed matter systems and quantum gases. (Theorist) Institution: University of Bonn Home Page 

Alexander Mirlin mirlin@tkm.unikarlsruhe.de 
Theoretical condensed matter physics, in particular: quantum transport, disorder, interactions, quantum phase transitions, nonequilibrium phenomena. (Theorist) Institution: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Home Page 

Anatoli Polkovnikov asp@bu.edu 
I am mainly working in the areas of condensed matter physics, atomic physics and statistical mechanics focusing on the theory of nonequilibrium manybody phenomena. (Theorist) Institution: Boston University Home Page 

Mikhail E. Raikh raikh@physics.utah.edu 
My main interest lies in the electron and light propagation in the disordered media. Recently I’ve got interested in spin transport in organic semiconductors. (Theorist) Institution: University of Utah Home Page 

Dan M. StamperKurn dmsk@berkeley.edu 
I presently use ultracold atoms to study condensedmatter phenomena such as magnetism, superfluidity, and nonequilibrium dynamics; quantum optics and cavity optomechanics; quantum and precision measurement; and, really, anything else interesting that crops up. (Experimentalist) Institution: University of California, Berkeley Home Page 

Thomas Vojta vojtat@mst.edu 
I am a theorist working at the boundary between condensed matter and statistical physics. I currently focus on classical, quantum, and nonequilibrium phase transitions, in particular under the influence of disorder. (Theorist) Institution: Missouri University of Science and Technology Home Page 

Ali Yazdani yazdani@exchange.princeton.edu 
Experimental condensed matter physics. Institution: Princeton University Home Page 
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Juan Atalaya juan.atalaya@kit.edu 
My areas of interest are nonequilibrium physics, dephasing in resonant systems (e.g., qubits), spin dynamics, nanomechanics, nanothermodynamics and graphene. (Theorist) Institution: Institut für Theoretische Festkörperphysik (TFP), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) Advisor: Prof. Dr. Gerd Schön 

Yasaman Bahri yasamanbahri@berkeley.edu 
Topological phases and correlated systems; transport and kinetic theory; aspects of quantum information theory in condensed matter. (Theorist) Institution: University of California, Berkeley Advisor: Prof. Ashvin Vishwanath 

Soumya Bera soumya.bera@grenoble.cnrs.fr 
My main direction of research is in the broad field of `Quantum Correlated Matter’ with recent focus on quantum dynamics of strongly dissipative systems. (Theorist.) Institution: Institute Neel, Grenoble Advisor: Prof. Harold Baranger (Duke) Home Page 

Ali Beyramzadeh Moghadam ali.beyram@gmail.com 
I am interested in the physics of quantum systems with frustration. (Theorist) Institution: University of California, Riverside Advisor: Kirill Shtengel 

Paraj Bhattacharjee pbhattac@caltech.edu 
I am interested in topological phases in matter and disorder effects in driven systems. (Theorist) Institution: California Institute of Technology Advisor: Gil Refael 

Rudro Rana Biswas 
Quantum and topological aspects of impurities and disorder in exotic and experimentally viable materials. (Theorist) Institution: University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Advisor: Subir Sachdev Home Page 

Barry Bradlyn barry.bradlyn@yale.edu 
I am interested in quantum transport and topological phases. (Theorist) Institution: Yale University Advisor: Nicholas Read 

Nicholas P. Breznay nbreznay@stanford.edu 
I am interested in disorder driven quantum phase transitions, fluctuation phenomena, and “topotronics.” (Experimentalist) Institution: Stanford University Advisor: Aharon Kapitulnik 

Jennifer Cano jcano@physics.ucsb.edu 
I am interested in strongly correlated electron systems and classifying topological phases. (Theorist) Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara Advisor: Chetan Nayak 

Tianran Chen tc@physics.umn.edu 
Disorder effects on electronic transport in stronglycorrelated charged systems, such as nanocrystal assemblies and topological insulators. (Theorist) Institution: University of Minnesota Advisor: Boris Shklovskii 

Gil Young Cho cgy0417@berkeley.edu 
Research interest: I am generally interested in the strongly correlated systems, including topological phases in two and three dimensions, spin liquids, and quantum Hall states. (Theoretical) Institution: University of California, Berkeley Advisor: Prof. Joel E. Moore 

Ashley Cook cooka@physics.utoronto.ca 
I am interested in disorder, quantum dynamics, stronglycorrelated systems, superconductivity, topological phases, and quasiparticles. (Theorist) Institution: University of Toronto Advisor: Prof. Arun Paramekanti 

Luca D'Alessio dalessio@bu.edu 
Open and Closed, Classical and Quantum, periodically driven systems. (Theorist) Institution: Boston University Advisor: Anatoli Polkovnikov 

Raka Dasgupta dasguptaraka@gmail.com 
I am interested in dynamics of quantum manybody systems with a strong focus on ultracold atoms (including properties of Feshbach resonance, BCSBEC crossover, and dynamics of populationimbalanced fermionic systems). (Theorist) Institution: Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics, South Korea Advisor: Gentaro Watanabe 

Scott Dietrich scottadietrich@gmail.com 
Nonlinear transport mechanisms in low dimensional electron systems. (Experimentalist) Institution: City College of New York Advisor: Sergey Vitkalov 

Jonathan Edge edge@lorentz.leidenuniv.nl 
I am interested in topological systems in the presence of disorder. (Theorist) Institution: Leiden University Advisor: Carlo Beenakker Home Page 

Alexey Galda alex.galda@gmail.com 
Field theory of nonequilibrium systems, magnetization dynamics in magnetic nanostructures. (Theorist) Institution: Argonne National Laboratory Advisor: Valerii Vinokur 

Oleksandr Gamayun o.gamayun@lancs.ac.uk 
Nonequilibrium processes in onedimensional quantum fluids; conformal field theories. (Theorist) Institution: Lancaster University Advisor: Vadim Cheianov 

Scott Geraedts sgeraedt@caltech.edu 
My interests are in topological phases, Monte Carlo methods and lattice models. (Theorist) Institution: California Institute of Technology Advisor: Olexei Motrunich 

Shreyoshi Ghosh shreya@pks.mpg.de 
My field of research interest is mostly nonequilibrium dynamics of strongly correlated systems, specifically, the scaling properties of defect densities produced after slow quenches with a finite rate that drives the system through quantum phase transitions. (Theorist) Institution: Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden Advisor: Masud Haque 

Ara Go ag3330@columbia.edu 
My main interest is in the broad areas of strongly correlated electron systems, focusing on numerical studies on interactiondriven phase transitions. (Theorist) Institution: Columbia University Advisor: Andrew J Millis 

Sarang Gopalakrishnan sarang@physics.harvard.edu 
Phase transitions in open quantum systems (e.g., in cavity QED and quantum optics); frustration, glassiness, and localization; crystalline and liquidcrystalline phases of quantum matter. (Theorist) Institution: Harvard University Advisor: Paul Goldbart 

Andrey Gromov gromovand@gmail.com 
I am interested in Effective theories for Halllike systems, Hall viscosity, integrable systems and entanglement in gauge theories. (Theorist) Institution: State University Of New York at Stony Brook Advisor: Alexander G. Abanov 

Arbel Haim arbelhai@gmail.com 
I’m a theorist working on Majorana Fermions in condensed matter systems. (Theorist) Institution: Weizmann Institute of science Advisor: Prof. Yuval Oreg 

Daniel Hernangómez Pérez daniel.hernangomez@grenoble.cnrs.fr 
My scientific interests are mainly integer and fractional quantum Hall effects (IQHE/FQHE), Rashba spinorbit coupling and spin relaxation in high magnetic fields. (Theorist) Institution: Centre Nationale del Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) / Nanosciences Foundation Advisor: Thierry Champel 

Tim Hsieh thsieh@mit.edu 
I am interested in topological phases and materials, as well as applications of entanglement in topological systems. (Theorist) Institution: MIT Advisor: Liang Fu 

Tatsuhiko Ikeda ikeda@cat.phys.s.utokyo.ac.jp 
Quantum Thermodynamics (Theorist) Institution: The University of Tokyo Advisor: Masahito Ueda 

Sonika Johri sjohri@princeton.edu 
Disordered and strongly interacting condensed matter systems. Currently, I am doing research on the fractional quantum Hall effect, and on resonant states in the Anderson model of localization. (Theorist) Institution: Princeton University Advisor: R. N. Bhatt 

Alexandra Junck alexandra.junck@fuberlin.de 
I am interested in topological insulators, quantum transport, and systems with disorder and interactions. (Theorist) Institution: Freie Universität Berlin Advisor: Felix von Oppen 

Torsten Karzig karzig@caltech.edu 
My research interests include: nonequilibrium effects in one dimensional systems, topological states of matter and Majorana fermions. (Theorist) Institution: California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Advisor: Gil Refael 

Ahmet Keles keles@u.washington.edu 
Nonequilibrium transport in electronic systems, disorder, superconductivity, strongly correlated systems. (Theorist) Institution: University of Washington Advisor: Anton Andreev 

Ilia Khait iliakh@tx.technion.ac.il 
I’m interested in strongly correlated electrons. I currently work on Hard Core Bosons. (Theorist) Institution: Technion  Israel Institute of Technology Advisor: Prof. Assa Auerbach 

Hyungwon Kim hyungwon@princeton.edu 
I study theoretical quantum statistical mechanics and I am mainly interested in dynamics of entanglement in a generic quantum system. (Theorist) Institution: Princeton University Advisor: David Huse 

Younghyun Kim yhkim@physics.ucsb.edu 
I am interested in strongly correlated systems and transport properties.(Theorist) Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara Advisor: Roman Lutchyn / Chetan Nayak 

Eleftherios Kirkinis kirkinis@northwestern.edu 
Hydrodynamics, physics of disordered materials (Theorist) Institution: Northwestern University Advisor: Anton Andreev 

Avraham Klein avraham.klein@mail.huji.ac.il 
I’m interested mainly in dynamics of nonequilibrium systems, especially when interactions are important, for example superfluid rotons and thin liquid films. (Theorist) Institution: The Hebrew University in Jerusalem Advisor: Oded Agam 

Maciej KochJanusz maciej.kochjanusz@weizmann.ac.il 
I’m interested in topological systems, in particular topological insulators and exactly solvable models. (Theorist) Institution: Weizmann Institute of Science Advisor: Prof. Ady Stern 

Michael Kolodrubetz mkolodru@bu.edu 
I am interested in investigating quantum manybody systems out of equilibrium using numerical methods, critical properties, quantum geometry, and other methods/ideas. (Theorist) Institution: Boston University Advisor: Prof. Anatoli Polkovnikov 

Elio König elio.koenig@kit.edu 
Theoretical condensed matter physics with a particular emphasis on Anderson transitions and topological states of matter. (Theorist) Institution: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Advisor: A.D.Mirlin 

Akshay Kumar akfour@princeton.edu 
Quantum dynamics, Quantum hall physics, Chern insulator. (Theorist) Institution: Princeton University Advisor: Prof. Shivaji Sondhi 

ShuPing Lee iamsteelball@gmail.com 
I am interesting in topological insulator, Majorana fermions, and spin liquid. (Theorist) Institution: Caltech Advisor: Prof. Jason Alicea 

Yi Li y4li@ucsd.edu 
I am a theorist primarily interested in the study of topological states in condensed matter and ultracold atom systems, including high dimensional topological insulators with Landau levels, solvable models with topological excitations, spinorbit physics in ultracold magnetic dipolar fermions, and strongly correlated Mottinsulators. (Theorist) Institution: UC San Diego / Princeton. Advisor: Prof. Congjun Wu and Prof. Ken Intriligator (coadviser) Home Page 

Mariya Medvedyeva Mariya.Medvedyeva@theorie.physik.unigoettingen.de 
Approaches to describe nonequilibrium physics: Lindblad equations vs. nonequilibrium Green functions, Heisenberg equations of motions; interplay of classical and quantum thermalization; developing of correlations in the system after quench; AdS/CFT approach to describe condensed matter phenomena. (Theorist) Institution: GeorgAugust University, Goettingen Advisor: Professor: Stefan Kehrein 

David Mross dmross@mit.edu 
Exotic phases in correlated fermion systems; nonFermi liquid metals and un conventional quantum criticality. (Theorist) Institution: MIT Advisor: T. Senthil 

Rahul Nandkishore rahuln@princeton.edu 
I am interested in many body phenomena in disordered quantum systems. (Theoretical) Institution: Princeton University Advisor: Leonid Levitov 

Falko Pientka falko.pientka@fuberlin.de 
I am interested in topological superconductors and insulators, with emphasis on Josephson effects and effects of disorder on the topological state. (Theorist) Institution: Freie Universität Berlin Advisor: Felix von Oppen 

Fernanda Pinheiro fep@fysik.su.se 
I am interested in critical phenomena in manybody quantum systems. In particular, I study these issues using cold atoms in optical lattices and with orbital degrees of freedom. (Theorist) Institution: Stockholm University and Nordita Advisor: Jonas Larson and JaniPetri Martikainen 

Pedro Ponte pponte@perimeterinstitute.ca 
Dirac materials and topological phases. I am currently working on Weyl semimetals. (Theorist) Institution: Perimeter Institute/ University of Waterloo Advisor: Dima Abanin 

Tom Price tp294@cam.ac.uk 
Strongly correlated low dimensional systems with a current focus on onedimensional quantum hydrodynamics. (Theorist) Institution: University of Cambridge Advisor: Dr Austen Lamacraft 

Caroline Richard caroline.richard@cea.fr 
Interests:  mesoscopic physic and transport properties.  interplay of ferromagnetism and superconductivity (Theorist) Institution: SPSMS/INAC at CEA Grenoble (France) Advisor: Julia Meyer and Manuel Houzet 

MariaTheresa Rieder riederm@physik.fuberlin.de 
Topological superconductors and insulators, esp. their robustness to disorder, and equilibration in 1D systems, including its impact on transport properties. (Theorist) Institution: Freie Universität Berlin Advisor: Piet W. Brouwer 

Lucile Savary lsavary@physics.ucsb.edu 
I am particularly interested in quantum or novel phases of matter, esp. quantum spin liquids, and their realizations in real materials. (Theorist) Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara Advisor: Leon Balents Home Page 

Mike Schecter schecter@physics.umn.edu 
My main focus aims towards the nature of superfluidity and quantum transport in reduced dimensions, with emphasis on the dynamics of impurities in onedimensional quantum liquids. (Theorist) Institution: University of Minnesota Advisor: Alex Kamenev Home Page 

Brian Skinner bskinner@physics.umn.edu 
My primary interest is in describing electronic systems where the Coulomb interaction induces strong correlations between charges, including 2D electron gases, topological insulators, nanocrystal assemblies, and supercapacitors. (atter Theorist). Institution: University of Minnesota Advisor: Boris I. Shklovskii Home Page 

Inti Sodemann sodemann@ph.utexas.edu 
Quantum Hall effect phenomena, interactions in graphene, fermionic cold atoms, spintronics. (Theorist) Institution: University of Texas at Austin Advisor: Allan MacDonald 

Justin Song justin.song.cw@gmail.com 
Mesoscopics, 2D Materials, Nonlocality; 3Gen Solar Cells, Optics/Optoelectronics (Theorist) Institution: Harvard University and MIT Advisor: Leonid Levitov 

Mason Swanson mason.r.swanson@gmail.com 
My research is in quantum phase transitions in strongly correlated systems; most recently in the disorder driven superconductorinsulator transition. (Theorist) Institution: The Ohio State University Advisor: Nandini Trivedi 

Evelyn Tang evelynt@mit.edu 
Topological phases in strongly correlated systems and realizing such phases in materials, e.g. in frustrated or narrowband systems. (Theorist) Institution: MIT Advisor: XiaoGang Wen 

Mauritz van den Worm mauritzvdworm@gmail.com 
Dynamics of longrange interacting quantum spin systems. (Theorist) Institution: Stellenbosch University, South Africa Advisor: Michael Kastner Home Page 

Jukka Vayrynen jukka.vayrynen@yale.edu 
Topological insulators, electron transport, disordered systems. (Theorist) Institution: Yale University Advisor: Leonid Glazman 

Benjamin Wieder wieder@sas.upenn.edu 
Braiding and observing Majorana fermions. Understanding and proposing novel models of topological insulators and superconductors. (Theorist) Institution: University of Pennsylvania Advisor: Charles Kane 

Justin H. Wilson justin@jhwilson.com 
I am interested in much of condensed matter and mathematical physics. Particularly, topological states of matter, quantum entanglement, Casimir effect, cold atom systems, and quantum geometry. (Theorist) Institution: University of Maryland at College Park Advisor: Victor Galitski Home Page 

Liang Wu liangwu@pha.jhu.edu 
Topological materials, Weyl materils, THz spectroscopy, Ultrafast phenomena. (Experimentalist) Institution: Johns Hopkins University Advisor: N. Peter Armitage 

Wenchao Xu xuwenchao87@gmail.com 
My research interest is investigating the quantum behavior of ultracold Fermionic gas in optical lattice, especially the case with disorder. (Experimentalist) Institution: University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Advisor: Brian DeMarco 

Norman Yao norman.yao@gmail.com 
I am interested in topological systems, localization, frustrated magnetism and quantum computation. (Theorist) Institution: Harvard University Advisor: Mikhail D. Lukin Home Page 

JhihShih You jhihshihyou@gmail.com 
I am interested in ultracold atom/molecule and strongly correlated low dimensional systems. (Theorist) Institution: National Tsing Hua University Advisor: DawWei Wang 

Bihui Zhu bihui.zhu@colorado.edu 
Quantum simulation of manybody physics with ultracold atomic and molecular systems. (Theorist) Institution: JILA, University of Colorado Boulder Advisor: Ana Maria Rey 
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Victor Gurarie victor.gurarie@colorado.edu 
I am interested in solvable models of quantum field and many body theory describing critical and topological states of matter, with applications to condensed matter physics, especially in the context of cold atoms. (Theorist) Institution: University of Colorado at Boulder Home Page 

Julia Meyer julia.meyer@ujfgrenoble.fr 
The focus of my research is mesoscopic physics, but my interests also span superconductivity and quantum critical phenomena. My research investigates the interplay between lowdimensionality as well as interactions and disorder by studying e.g. superconductorferromagnet hybrids, topological insulators, quantum wires, and ultracold atomic gases. (Theorist) Institution: Université Joseph Fourier / CEA Grenoble Home Page 

Leo Radzihovsky radzihov@colorado.edu 
I am interested in states of condensed matter and phase transitions between them, particularly when fluctuations and correlations are qualitatively important. (Theorist) Institution: University of Colorado at Boulder Home Page 

Gil Refael refael@caltech.edu 
Phase transition in strongly disordered quantum systems. Topological phenomena in driven and disordered systems. (Theorist) Institution: Caltech Home Page 

Amir Yacoby yacoby@physics.harvard.edu 
The Yacoby group is interested in understanding the behavior of lowdimensional systems and their applications to quantum information technology. Current research topics include: Spin based quantum computing and metrology using semiconducting quantum dots, color centers in diamond and phosphorous spins in silicon; Topological quantum computing using HgCdTe quantum wells; and interacting electrons in graphene multilayers. (Experimentalist) Institution: Harvard University Home Page 