Roster of Participants
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Tomoya Asaba tasaba@umich.edu 
I am interested in superconductors and spin liquid in low dimensional system. (Experimentalist) Institution: Univ. of Michigan Advisor: Lu Li 

Zhen Bi zbi@physics.ucsb.edu 
I am interested in the topological phenomena and the interplay between symmetry and topology in condensed matter system. (Theorist) Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara Advisor: Prof. Cenke Xu 

Tomas Bzdusek tbzduek@phys.ethz.ch 
Search for novel topological phases, particularly interaction driven topological phases in pyrochlore iridates. (Theorist) Institution: ETH Zürich, Switzerland Advisor: Prof. Dr. Manfred Sigrist 

PoYao Chang prayser@gmail.com 
I am interested in topological nodal superconductors, entanglement properties of topological states and holographic approaches to condensed matter systems. (Theorist) Institution: University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Advisor: Shinsei Ryu 

Xiaoye Chen chenxy88@gmail.com 
Fermi surface measurement of correlated electron systems. Experimentalist. Institution: University of Cambridge Advisor: Dr Michael Sutherland 

Peayush Choubey peayush@ufl.edu 
Unconventional superconductivity (Theorist) Institution: University of Florida Advisor: Peter Hirschfeld 

Debanjan Chowdhury debanjanchowdhury@gmail.com 
I am a theorist interested in unconventional superconductivity, quantum criticality and quantum magnetism. Institution: Harvard University Advisor: Subir Sachdev Home Page 

Jonathan D'Emidio jonathan.demidio@uky.edu 
My current research focuses on novel phases and critical properties of quantum spins. More broadly, I am interested in numerical approaches to quantum manybody systems. (theorist) Institution: University of Kentucky Advisor: Ribhu K. Kaul 

Eugene Dumitrescu edumitr@g.clemson.edu 
I am interested in nonAbelian topologically ordered states, many of which are predicted to exist in heterostructures involving superconductors or topological insulators. (Theorist) Institution: Clemson University Advisor: Sumanta Tewari 

Stephen Edkins sde@standrews.ac.uk 
Scanning tunneling microscopy of unconventional superconductors and heavy fermion compounds. (Experimentalist) Institution: Cornell University / University of St. Andrews Advisor: J.C. Séamus Davis and Andy Mackenzie 

Laura Fanfarillo laura.fanfarillo@gmail.com 
I’m a theorist interested in: Superconducting fluctuations in HighTc Superconductors, Transport properties of HighTc Superconductors, Modeling of Multiband Systems, Magnetism and Nematicity in Pnictides. Institution: Department of Theory and Simulation of Materials of the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM) Advisor: Prof. Elena Bascones Home Page 

Wenbo Fu wenbofu@physics.harvard.edu 
I am a theorist interested in unconventional superconductivity. Institution: Harvard University Advisor: Prof. Subir Sachdev 

Alexey Galda alex.galda@gmail.com 
Fluctuations in highTc superconductors, theory of fluctuations in critical superconductors, interplay of superconductivity and magnetic order. (Theorist) Institution: Argonne National Laboratory Advisor: Dr. Valerii Vinokur 

Jim Garrison garrison@physics.ucsb.edu 
I am interested in stronglycorrelated systems, including nonFermi liquid metals and spin liquids, with particular emphasis on connections between condensed matter physics and quantum information. (Theorist) Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara Advisor: Matthew Fisher Home Page 

Lauren E. Hayward l3hayward@uwaterloo.ca 
I am interested in developing computational methods to study emergent phenomena in manybody systems. (Theorist) Institution: University of Waterloo Advisor: Prof. Roger Melko 

Jun He jheaa@ust.hk 
My current research focus on topological phases of materials, especially topological superconductors. (Theorist) Institution: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Advisor: Prof. Kam Tuen LAW 

Suraj Shankaranarayan Hegde shegde2@illinois.edu 
Current interests are in Majorana fermions in topological superconductors.Broadly interested in topological phases of matter and strongly correlated systems . (Theorist) Institution: University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign Advisor: Smitha Vishveshwara 

Ciarán Hickey hickeyc@physics.utoronto.ca 
I am interested in strongly correlated systems, topological phases of matter and ultracold atomic gases. (Theorist) Institution: University of Toronto Advisor: Arun Paramekanti 

Alberto Hinojosa Alvarado hinojosaalva@wisc.edu 
I am interested in superconductivity in the iron pnictides, especially in the gap structure in the coexistance phase. Theorist. Institution: University of WisconsinMadison Advisor: Andrey Chubukov 

Yichen Hu huyichen@sas.upenn.edu 
My current research interests are topological phases of matter, quantum hall effect, luttinger liquids and hamiltonian complexity. (Theorist) Institution: University of Pennsylvania Advisor: Prof. Charles Kane Home Page 

Wen Huang huangw26@mcmaster.ca 
I am interested in unconventional superconductivity, as well as its interplay with other novel forms of order emerging from electron correlations. Current research is on the putative chiral pwave superconductor Sr2RuO4. (Theorist) Institution: McMaster University Advisor: Catherine Kallin 

Katharine Hyatt kshyatt@physics.ucsb.edu 
My areas of interest are highTc superconductivity, numerical methods for strongly correlated electron systems (DMRG and various QMC flavours), Bose metals, nonFermi liquids, and many body localization. (Theorist) Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara Advisor: Prof. Matthew P. A. Fisher 

Jason Iaconis jason.iaconis@gmail.com 
I am a theorist interested in studying strongly correlated systems which can be related to realistic materials. Some of my research interests at the moment include quantum magnetism, topological phenomena including topological insulators and the Kondo effect/heavy fermion systems. Institution: University of California  Santa Barbara Advisor: Leon Balents 

Olena Iadlovska oiadlovs@kent.edu 
I am interested in superconductors in the presence of strong spinorbit coupling. (Theorist) Institution: Kent State University Advisor: Maxim Dzero 

Jian Kang jkang@umn.edu 
I am a theorist in correlated electron system and unconventional superconductivity, particularly the iron based high temperature superconductors. (Theorist) Institution: University of Minnesota Advisor: Prof. Rafael Fernandes 

Itzik Kapon itzikapon@gmail.com 
I’m interested in superconductivity in cuprates and single crystals growth. (Experimentalist) Institution: Technion  Israel Institute of Technology Advisor: Prof. Amit Keren 

Lukas Kimme lukas.kimme@unileipzig.de 
I am interested in topological insulators and superconductors, in particular impurities therein. (Theorist) Institution: Universität Leipzig Advisor: Bernd Rosenow 

Vladyslav Kozii koziiva@mit.edu 
I am interested in strongly correlated electron systems, superconductors and disordered systems. I am theorist. Institution: MIT Advisor: Liang Fu 

James LeBlanc jpfleblanc@gmail.com 
I am particularly interested in the pseudogap problem in the underdoped cuprates, from a phenomenological perspective, as well as how such an effect emerges from the 2D Hubbard model. (Theorist) Institution: University of Michigan Advisor: Emanuel Gull 

Samuel S. Lederer slederer@stanford.edu 
Theory of strongly correlated systems, particularly the enhancement of superconductivity in the vicinity of quantum critical points, with applications to the cuprate and ironbased highTc materials. Institution: Stanford University Advisor: Steven Kivelson, Srinivas Raghu 

Junhyun Lee junhyunlee@fas.harvard.edu 
I am a theorist interested in quantum criticality in magnetism and unconventional superconductivity, as well as topological phases of matter. Institution: Harvard University Advisor: Subir Sachdev 

Kyungmin Lee kl567@cornell.edu 
I interested in the physics of unconventional superconductivity and topological phases of matter. (Theorist) Institution: Cornell University Advisor: EunAh Kim. 

Zala Lenarcic zala.lenarcic@gmail.com 
My interests lie in the theoretical understanding of Mott insulators driven out of equilibrium. (Theorist) Institution: Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia Advisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Prelovsek 

Peter Lunts pluntsy@gmail.com 
I am interested in strongly correlated systems, quantum criticality, and holographic approaches to condensed matter. (Theorist) Institution: Perimeter Institute / McMaster University Advisor: SungSik Lee 

Weicheng Lv weicheng83@gmail.com 
I am interested in strongly correlated electron systems, hightemperature superconductivity, orbital physics, quantum magnetism, and topological phenomena. Recent research mostly focuses on various aspects of Febased superconductors. (Theorist) Institution: University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Advisor: Elbio Dagotto Home Page 

EunGook Moon egmoon@physics.ucsb.edu 
I am interested in correlated electron systems including unconventional superconductivity, topological phases and exotic phases (theorist). Institution: University of California at Santa Barbara Advisor: Cenke Xu, and Leon Balents 

James Murray murray@pha.jhu.edu 
I am interested in unconventional superconductivity and correlated electron systems more generally, and have recently been studying the role of electron interactions in topological phases, as well as competing orders in bilayer graphene. (Theorist) Institution: National High Magnetic Field Lab Advisor: Oskar Vafek Home Page 

Laimei Nie nlm@stanford.edu 
Theorist, interested in unconventional orders in novel superconductors. Institution: Stanford University Advisor: Steven Kivelson 

Junichi Okamoto okamoto@phys.columbia.edu 
My research interests are (1) chargedensity waves in transition metal compounds, (2) lowdimensinal systems, and (3) strongly correlated cold atomic gases. (Theorist) Institution: Columbia University Advisor: Andrew J. Millis 

Se Young Park sypark@phys.columbia.edu 
Stronglycorrelated electron systems, transition metal oxide heterostructures. (Theorist) Institution: Columbia University Advisor: Andrew J. Millis 

Kelly A. Pawlak kap09c@gmail.com 
I am interested in a wide range of phenomena in condensed matter physics. I am currently working to understand competing electronic order in superconducting materials. (Theorist) Institution: National High Magnetic Field Lab/University of California, Santa Barbara Advisor: Oskar Vafek 

Francesco Peronaci fperonaci@sissa.it 
Unconventional superconductors, oxide heterostructures (theorist). Institution: International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste (Italy) Advisor: prof. M. Capone 

Aline Ramires alineramires@gmail.com 
My interests are on strongly correlated systems, focusing on heavy fermion systems and quantum criticality (Theorist). Institution: Rutgers University Advisor: Piers Coleman 

Jeffrey G. Rau jrau@physics.utoronto.ca 
I am a theorist interested broadly in strongly correlated systems and frustrated magnetism. Institution: University of Toronto Advisor: HaeYoung Kee 

Connor Roncaioli conroncaioli@gmail.com 
I am interested in superconductivity in the 122 FeAs compounds and how it connects to structural transitions in the ThCr2Si2 structure of 122 and related compounds. (Experimentalist) Institution: University of Maryland  College Park, Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials Advisor: Johnpierre Paglione 

James Rowland, IV rowland.208@gmail.com 
My research interests are condensed matter theory, specifically magnetism, superconductivity, and topological phases. (Theorist) Institution: The Ohio State University Advisor: Dr. Mohit Randeria 

Hyejin Ryu hryu@bnl.gov 
I am interested in magnetism and unconventional superconductivity. (Experimentalist) Institution: Stony Brook University Advisor: Cedomir Petrovic 

Yoni Schattner yonisch@gmail.com 
I’m mostly interested in quantum criticality in metals (theorist). Institution: Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Advisor: Erez Berg 

Lars Schonenberg lms84@cam.ac.uk 
Diagrammatic Monte Carlo methods in strongly correlated systems. (Theorist) Institution: University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Advisor: Dr. Gunnar Moller 

Pengtao Shen 
I am a theorist in correlated electron and cold fermion systems Institution: Kent State University Advisor: Khankar Quader 

Yuriy Sizyuk sizyuk@wisc.edu 
My main research interests are in iridate compounds, in which the interplay of strong spinorbit coupling with correlations gives rise to interesting magnetic properties. (Theorist) Institution: University of Wisconsin at Madison Advisor: Natalia Perkins 

Yu Song Yu.Song@rice.edu 
I am an experimentalist using neutron scattering to study magnetic excitations in unconventional superconductors. (Experimentalist) Institution: Rice University Advisor: Pengcheng Dai Home Page 

Evelyn Tang evelynt@mit.edu 
. I am interested in superconducting and topological phases, especially their realization in strongly correlated or narrowband systems. I’m a theorist. Institution: MIT Advisor: XiaoGang Wen 

MinFeng Tu minfengtu@gmail.com 
I am interested in engineering topological insulator and heavy fermion system. My recent projects involve the topological Kondo insulator and graphene with electron correlation. (Theorist) Institution: Caltech Advisor: Jason Alicea 

Abolhassan Vaezi vaezi@cornell.edu 
My current areas of research are topological insulators and superconductors, and fractional quantum Hall effect. (Theorist) Institution: Cornell University Advisor: XiaoGang Wen 

John S. Van Dyke jsvandyke86@gmail.com 
I am interested in heavy fermion superconductivity and nonequilibrium transport. (Theorist) Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago Advisor: Dirk Morr 

Chong Wang phchongwang@gmail.com 
I am a theorist interested in exotic phases of correlated systems, including interacting topological states and exotic gapless spin liquids. Institution: MIT Advisor: T. Senthil 

Renxiong Wang wang0402@umd.edu 
My research is about unconventional superconductivity and topological insulator and any interesting things in the momentum space! (Experimentalist) Institution: University of Maryland College Park Advisor: Johnpierre Paglione Home Page 

Xiaoyu Wang xiaoyu@physics.umn.edu 
I am interested in the theories of correlated electron systems and their collective behavior, particularly high temperature superconductivity and magnetism. (Theorist) Institution: University of Minnesota Advisor: Rafael M. Fernandes Home Page 

Yuxuan Wang wang238@wisc.edu 
My main interest is highT_c superconductivity. (Theorist) Institution: University of Wisconsin Advisor: Andrey Chubukov 

Christopher Watson christopher.watson@gmail.com 
I am a condensed matter experimentalist pursuing mesoscopic magnetic imaging of unconventional superconductivity with scanning superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUIDs) at Stanford University under the direction of Professor Kathryn Moler. (Experimentalist) Institution: Stanford University Advisor: Kathryn Moler Home Page 

Xueda Wen wenxueda@gmail.com 
I am theorist focusing on topological superconductors and insulators. Institution: University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Advisor: Shinsei Ryu 

Yochai Werman
yochai.werman@weizmann.ac.il 
I am interested in bad metals  highly correlated materials whose resistivity is larger than the JoffeRegel limit. I am a theorist. Institution: Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Advisor: Dr. Erez Berg 

Mengxing Ye ymuriel@umich.edu 
I’m a theorist interested in topological phases of matter. I’m currently working on topological Kondo insulator and Majorana fermion living on curved surface. Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Advisor: Kai Sun 

Noah F. Yuan fyuanaa@ust.hk 
My current research interests are the topological aspects of superconductors, such as topological phases and topological defects in superconductors. (Theorist) Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Advisor: Prof Kam Tuen LAW 

Junhua Zhang 11jhzhang@gmail.com 
I am a theorist interested in correlated electron systems, topological phases of condensed matter, and novel electronic states in heterostructures. Institution: College of William and Mary Advisor: Enrico Rossi 
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Gregory S Boebinger gsb@magnet.fsu.edu 
Utilizing magnetotransport and specific heat in high magnetic fields to access unique regions in the high temperature superconducting phase diagram. (Experimentalist) Institution: National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Home Page 

Piers Coleman coleman@physics.rutgers.edu 
I’m interested in correlated electron physics, particularly heavy fermions but also ironbased and copperbased high temperature superconductors. I am also interested in strange metals, quantum critical points and topological states of matter. I believe that true understanding of physical phenomena occurs when one can reduce the theory to simple, backofthe envelope calculations. (Theorist) Institution: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Home Page 

Liang Fu liangfu@mit.edu 
Institution: MIT Home Page 

Jenny Hoffman jhoffman@physics.harvard.edu 
The Hoffman lab uses high resolution scanning probe techniques to understand and control the electronic and magnetic properties of exotic materials. We are particularly interested in superconductors, topological materials, and strongly correlated electrons. (Experimentalist) Institution: Harvard University Home Page 

Bernhard Keimer b.keimer@fkf.mpg.de 
My group uses spectroscopic methods to elucidate the structure and dynamics of correlatedelectron materials, with particular focus on unconventional superconductivity and competing order, and on metaloxide interfaces and heterostructures. (Experimentalist) Institution: Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research Home Page 

Steven Kivelson kivelson@stanford.edu 
Institution: Stanford University Home Page 

John Martinis martinis@physics.ucsb.edu 
Experimental quantum computation with superconducting qubits. (Experimentalist) Institution: UC Santa Barbara Home Page 

Yuji Matsuda matsuda@scphys.kyotou.ac.jp 
I am interested in strongly correlated systems, including unconventional superconductivity, magnetism and quantum spin systems. (Experimentalist) Institution: Kyoto University Home Page 

Andrew J Millis millis@phys.columbia.edu 
Theoretical condensed matter physics with focus on properties of strongly correlated electrons in solids. (Theorist) Institution: Columbia University Home Page 

Joseph Orenstein jworenstein@lbl.gov 
Institution: University of California at Berkeley Home Page 

Arun Paramekanti arunp@physics.utoronto.ca 
I study phenomena such as superconductivity and magnetism in strongly correlated quantum matter which includes transition metal oxides and ultracold atomic gases. (Theorist) Institution: University of Toronto Home Page 

Mohit Randeria randeria@mps.ohiostate.edu 
I work on strong correlations, superconductivity and magnetism in quantum materials and cold atoms. (Theorist) Institution: The Ohio State University Home Page 

Subir Sachdev sachdev@g.harvard.edu 
Quantum many body theory, quantum phase transitions, magnetism and superconductivity. (Theorist) Institution: Harvard University Home Page 

Manfred Sigrist sigrist@itp.phys.ethz.ch 
My research field covers mainly materials with strong electron correlation effects, with a strong emphasis to unconventional superconductivity. (Theorist) Institution: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Home Page 
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Andrey V Chubukov chubukov@physics.wisc.edu 
Superconductivity, quantum magnetism, strongly correlated electron systems. (Theorist) Institution: University of Wisconsin Home Page 

Dan Dessau Dessau@Colorado.edu 
ARPES measurements of correlated electron systems, including superconductors, magnetic materials, topological insulators, and strong spinorbit coupled materials. (Experimentalist) Institution: University of Colorado, Boulder 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 

Senthil Todadri senthil@mit.edu 
I am interested in novel quantum phases and phase transitions of correlated electron systems. Specific examples include quantum spin liquid phases of frustrated magnets, nonfermi liquid metallic phases of electronic systems, and related phase transitions. (Theorist) Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Home Page 

Oskar Vafek vafek@magnet.fsu.edu 
I am interested in all aspects of condensed matter theory. My recent projects involved understanding high temperature cuprate superconductors in magnetic field, building low energy effective description of ironbased superconductors, and investigating electronic multicriticality of 2dimensional systems with parabolic band touching, such as bilayer graphene. (Theorist) Institution: National High Magnetic Field Lab and Florida State University Home Page 