# Directory

## Staff

Sergio Aclo PSSCMP Program Assistant |
Soonoo Aria PSSCMP Grants Manager |
Allison McIntyre PiTP Program Assistant |
Michelle Sage Administrative Officer, School of Natural Sciences |

## Lecturers and Organizers

Waseem Bakr Princeton University |
Ilya Belopolski (PSSCMP Organizer) Princeton University |
Bogdan Bernevig Princeton University |
Robbert Dijkgraaf Institute for Advanced Study |

Duncan Haldane Princeton University |
M. Zahid Hasan Princeton University |
Charles Kane University of Pennsylvania |
Vidya Madhavan University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |

Juan Maldacena Institute for Advanced Study |
Greg Moore Rutgers University |
Chiara Nappi Princeton University |
Nai Phuan Ong Princeton University |

Mallika Randeria (PSSCMP Organizer) Princeton University |
Nicholas Read Yale University |
Nathan Seiberg Institute for Advanced Study |
Yu Shen (PSSCMP Organizer) Princeton University |

Shivaji Sondhi Princeton University |
Jie Wang (PSSCMP Organizer) Princeton University Condensed Matter Theory |
Xiao-Gang Wen Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Edward Witten Institute for Advanced Study |

Amir Yacoby Harvard University |

## Participants

David Aasen California Institute of Technology |
Vasyl Alba Princeton University QFT, string theory, CFT, Cosmology |
Victor V. Albert Yale University Open quantum systems, quantum computing, topological phases of matter |
Aris Alexandradinata Princeton University |

Nasser Alidoust Princeton University |
KHALID SAEED ALSADI TAIBAH UNIVERSITY Solutions of Schrodinger and Dirac equations. |
Cassio Sozinho Amorim Nagoya University Topological Quantum Computation |
juan atalaya Michigan State University Mechanisms of dissipation and dephasing in nano-electromechanical resonators and dynamics in disorder systems. |

Babatunde Ayeni Macquarie University Topological quantum computation, Tensor Networks and Statistical Physics |
Venkitesh P Ayyar Duke University Strongly coupled fermionic systems |
Riju Banerjee (first week only) Pennsylvania State University Topological Insulators/Superconductors |
Alireza Behtash North Carolina State University Topological quantum field theory, new topological phases in condensed matter physics, String Theory, (Supersymmetric) gauge theories |

Paraj Titum Bhattacharjee California Institute of Technology Driven, non-equilibrium topological phases, disordered systems, many-body localization |
Feng Bi California Institute of Technology |
Michael Bjerngaard Johns Hopkins Topological states of matter and the Weyl semimetal |
Danny Bulmash Stanford University |

Nick Bultinck Ghent University Quantum many-body theory, tensor networks, entanglement in ground states of local Hamiltonians, quantum phases |
Ksenia Bulycheva Princeton University |
Gustavo Burdman Institute for Advance Study, Princeton / University of Sao Paulo, Brazil |
Nele Callebaut Princeton University |

Tatiana Ramos Cardoso Institute for Theoretical Physics Spacetime deformation effects in amorphous solids and glass transition; Biological/Organic topological insulators; Biological/Organic superconductivity |
Giacomo Caruso Università degli Studi di Genova - Dipartimento di Fisica |
Po-Yao Chang University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Physics |
xiao chen university of Illinois at urbana-champaign entanglement entropy & conformal field theory |

Chun Chen University of Minnesota |
Chien-Chang Chen (first week only) California Institute of Technology |
Qi Chen (first week only) The University of Texas at Austin |
Minghao Cheng Columbia University |

Ran Cheng Carnegie Mellon University Condensed Matter Theory |
Bing Cheng (first week only) Johns Hopkins University high-Tc superconductivity, topological insulator |
Shai Chester Princeton University |
Adrian Culver Rutgers University |

Alexander Michael Davis The Ohio State University Geometry and topology of quantum Hall states |
Mykola Dedushenko Princeton University |
Hossein Dehghani New York University |
Luca Delacretaz Stanford Effective description of FQH systems and topological insulators, Anomaly Inflow, AdS/CMT, Transport in strongly correlated systems |

Amol Deshmukh (first week only) City College of New York |
Stefano Di Vita Max Planck Institute for Physics phenomenology of the Higgs sector in the SM and in the MSSM / SM vacuum stability / methods for the evaluation of multi-loop Feynman integrals |
Sebastian Dick (first week only) Stony Brook University |
Scott Andrew Dietrich The City College of New York |

Xu Dou (first week only) University of Oklahoma |
Ilya Drozdov Princeton University |
Martin Edelmann Julius-Maximilians-Universitaet Wuerzburg Strongly correlated systems, topological insulators, pnictide superconductors |
Emine Ertuğrul Boğaziçi University BEC and BCS theory in curved space, Thermodynamics in Gravitational Backgrounds |

Ilya Esterlis Stanford |
Yale Fan Princeton University |
Lin Fei Princeton University |
Job Leon Feldbrugge The university of Cambridge |

Andrey Feldman Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics Supergravity, String Theory, Holography, Non-perturbative Quantum Field Theory. |
Wenbo Fu Department of Physics, Harvard University |
TONG GAO Princeton University |
Michael Geracie University of Chicago Hydrodynamics, Quantum Hall Effects, Non-Relativistic Geometry, Large N Chern-Simons Systems |

Andrew Grier (first week only) Columbia University Quantum simulation using ultracold atomic gases |
Andrey Gromov Stony Brook University geometry in quantum Hall effects, quantum transport. |
Simonas Grubinskas Leiden University quantum field theory, nonequilibrium and relativistic. Applications to condensed-matter physics to 2d, 3d Dirac materials |
Yingfei Gu Stanford University Topological Quantum Matter and Holography |

Tobias Gulden University of Minnesota topological phase transitions and relations to conformal field theory |
Andras Gyenis (first name only) Princeton University |
Yusuke Hama (first week only) RIKEN |
Li Han Georgia Institute of Technology |

Bo Han University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign CFT descriptions of topological condensed matter systems; embedding formalism of higher dimensional CFTs and AdS/CFT applications |
Qiang Han (first week only) Columbia University |
Huan He Physics Department, Princeton University |
Chang-Tse Hsieh University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Topological phases of matter, field theories, and quantum anomalies. |

Biao Huang The Ohio State University |
Sangjun Jeon (first week only) Princeton University |
Jian Kang School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota condensed matter theory |
Mehdi Kargarian (first week only) The Ohio State University Topological phases of matters |

Zafar Sagdullaevich Khudayberdiev Institute of Nuclear Physics |
Hyung Do Kim Institute for Advanced Study |
Jaeuk Kim (first week only) Princeton University Condensed Matter Physics |
Vladimir Kirilin Princeton University Holographic methods in QFT and condensed matter, superconductivity, higher spin theories |

Talbot Anderson Knighton Wayne State University Strongly Interacting Charges in Two Dimensions |
Filip Kos Yale University |
Thomas Kvorning Physics department Stockholm University My research interest include the FQHE, topological superconductors and topological insulators. |
Tian Lan Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics |

Michael Laskin (first week only) University of Chicago fractional quantum Hall effect, topological phases of matter, Kahler geometry |
Nicholas Laurita (first week only) Johns Hopkins University Quantum Magnetism in Correlated Electron Systems |
Jaehoon Lee Massachusetts Institute of Technology Strongly interacting quantum field theory / Conformal bootstrap |
Changmin Lee (first week only) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Magnetic topological insulators and topological crystalline insulators. Second harmonic generation and time- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) |

Louis Anthony Lello University of Pittsburgh |
Zhaoqi Leng Princeton University |
Xiao Li University of Maryland Theoretical condensed matter theory |
Jian Li Princeton University |

Qingning Li (first week only) Harvard University biomed engineering |
Jingjing Lin (first week only) Princeton University condensed matter physics |
Hong Y Ling Rowan University |
Zhuxi luo University of Utah Condensed Matter Theory |

Zheng Ma (first week only) Princeton University Condensed matter physics |
Gustavo Machado Monteiro Stony Brook University Topological and geometrical aspects of quantum states in Condensed Matter |
Moein Malekakhlagh Princeton University |
Eugene Stephane Mananga City University of New York and New York University Condensed Matter Physics, Medical Physics, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Currently, Eugene is Focused on Advancing Theory, Simulation and Methodology in NMR, Spin Dynamics and Quantum Physics. |

Kishore Marathe Brooklyn College of CUNY |
Michaël Mariën Ghent University I am interested in tensor network states and methods to deal with (strongly correlated) quantum many body systems. I'm interested in theoretical methods and results as well as numerics. |
Yulia Maximenko (first week only) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Scanning tunneling microscopy, topological insulators, thin film growth |
Tim McCormick The Ohio State University |

Lauren McGough Princeton University |
David Meltzer Yale University Conformal Bootstrap, Chern-Simons matter theories, and AdS/CFT |
Mark Mezei Princeton University |
Shuo Mi Insituut-Lorentz, Leiden University Condensed matter theory, topological phases of matter, entanglement, and quantum information |

Victor Mikhaylov (first week only) Princeton University |
Mirco Milletari National University of Singapore |
Ian Mondragon University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign |
Adam Nahum Massachusetts Institute of Technology topological phases, disordered systems, critical phenomena |

Masaya Nakagawa Kyoto university Topological phase, Ultracold atoms |
Yuki Nakaguchi Kavli IPMU entanglement entropy, holographic duality in quantum gravity, black hole |
Ali Nassar Center for Fundamental Physics, Zewail City of Science and Technology |
Jun Nian C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics Entanglement Entropy, Quantum Turbulence, Topological Phases |

Thomas Eugene O'Brien The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Condensed matter: Majorana bound states, many-body localisation |
Kantaro Ohmori University of Tokyo |
Hamid Omid University of British Columbia |
Lavish Pabbi Pennsylvania State University |

Sarthak Parikh (first week only) Princeton University Vortices, String theory, EFT, Cosmology |
Chan Youn Park NHETC, Rutgers University |
Arthur Parzygnat The Graduate Center, CUNY & City College, CUNY (Higher) category theory, bundles, higher gauge theory, homotopy theory, geometric quantization, deformation quantization, quantum gravity, topological field theory, conformal field theory, etc. |
Vasilios Kostas Passias (first week only) University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign |

Aniket Patra Rutgers University Exact solutions, Non-equilibrium phenomena, strongly correlated systems and quantum integrability. |
Eric Perlmutter Princeton |
Brent Perreault University of Minnesota |
Gabriel Petrica University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Quantum spin liquids and 2D quantum magnetism |

Ivo Pletikosic Brookhaven National Laboratory and Princeton University |
Hoi Chun Po University of California, Berkeley |
Ionut-Dragos Potirniche University of California, Berkeley Condensed Matter Theory |
Hendrik Poulsen Nautrup (first week only) Stony Brook University |

Siddharth Prabhu Yale University |
Abhishodh Prakash Stony Brook University |
Hannah Price INO-CNR BEC Center, University of Trento Quantum Hall effects, Berry curvature physics, and topological edge states, with a primary focus on artificial gauge fields in ultracold atoms and photonic systems. |
Satish Ramakrishna affiilated as a Visiting Scholar with Rutgers University |

Navneeth Ramakrishnan National University of Singapore Disordered systems, transport and magnetotransport |
Srinidhi Tirupattur Ramamurthy University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Electromagnetic and stress responses of topological semi-metals |
Syed Raza University of Virginia |
Roman-Pascal Riwar CEA Grenoble |

Daniel Roberts Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Joao Nuno Barbosa Rodrigues National University of Singapore Correlated systems in Condensed Matter. Low-dimensional quantum phenomena. |
Aaron Rosenberg (first week only) Stanford University |
Mehmet Burak Sahinoglu University of Vienna |

SHARMISTHA SAHOO UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA |
Daniel Steve Sanchez Princeton University Quantum Condensed Matter Physics |
Leonardo Santana Rutgers University Topological superconductors, exact solutions to integrable models |
Thomas Scaffidi University of Oxford |

Sarah Maria Schroeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne, Germany Magnetic skyrmions driven by electric currents and thermal magnons, magnon-skyrmion scattering, spintronics, Berry phase physics |
Niccolò Scopigno Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Roma 'La Sapienza' |
Alexander Sergeev Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Physics magnetoelectric effect, spin structures, domain walls, skyrmions |
Tarun Sharma Weizmann Institute of Science |

Aaron Sharpe (first week only) Stanford University |
Yulia Shchadilova Russian Quantum Center Out-of-equilibrium phenomena in novel quantum systems |
Pavel Shibayev (first week only) Princeton University Experimental condensed matter physics |
Hiroyuki Shimizu University of Tokyo |

Ken Shiozaki University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Topological phases of matter |
Sujeet Kumar Shukla California Institute of Technology |
Sukhbinder Singh Macquarie University, Sydney |
Alexander Sirota University of Virginia |

Robert-Jan Slager Instituut Lorentz |
Inti Sodemann Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Dam Thanh Son University of Chicago |
Boqun Song (first week only) Ames Lab Condensed Matter Physics |

Douglas Stanford IAS |
Hiroaki Sumiyoshi Kyoto University |
Nicolas Tarantino Stony Brook University Models of symmetry-enriched topological phases |
Grigory Tarnopolskiy Princeton University |

Apoorv Tiwari University of Illinois , Urbana Champaign Topological Field Theory with applications in SPT and topologically ordered phases of matter. Entanglement entropy and its relation to emergent spacetime. |
Elisa Todarello University of Florida |
Yu-Dai Tsai Cornell University |
Lokman Tsui University of California, Berkeley Symmetry protected topological phases, quantum phase transition |

Alex Turzillo Caltech |
Marion van Midden (first week only) University of Ljubljana |
Jorn W F Venderbos Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Alessandro Vichi CERN |

Sagar Vijay Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Alexandre Vincart-Emard University of British Columbia Holographic applications of condensed matter physics |
Curt von Keyserlingk Princeton Center for Theoretical Studies |
Zitao Wang California Institute of Technology Quantum field theory, in particular topological quantum field theory, with applications in high energy physics and condensed matter physics. |

Xiaoyu Wang University of Minnesota Twin Cities |
Juven Chun-Fan Wang MIT |
Wei Wang (first week only) University of Oklahoma condensed matter, cold atoms, mathematical physics |
Wudi Wang (first week only) Princeton University |

xueda wen Physics Department, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Condensed Matter Theory |
Dominic Williamson University of Vienna tensor networks |
Anson Wong University of British Columbia |
Yang-Le Wu University of Maryland topological states of matter, fractional quantum Hall effect, strongly correlated systems |

Chaolun Wu Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago Fractional Quantum Hall Effect, AdS/CFT |
Jhih-Sheng Wu Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego Collective modes of two-dimensional systems, optical properties of graphene and TI, hyperbolic materials, transports on graphene, geometric effect on spin transport |
Fengcheng Wu Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin Fractional quantum Hall effect, Exciton Physics, 2D material |
Di Xiao (first week only) Pennsylvania State University Quantum spin Hall insulators. Quantum anomalous Hall effect in magnetically doped topological insulators. |

Ming Xie The University of Texas at Austin |
itamar yaakov Princeton University |
Ran Yacoby Princeton University |
Ziqi Yan Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics Quantum field theory and quantum gravity |

zhenbin yang princeton |
Yizhi You UIUC/KITP My research interest covers a broad range of theoretical subjects in condensed matter, from Geometry theory in Chiral topological phases, quantum Hall nematic states to field theory description in no |
Jhih-Shih You Department of Physics, UC San Diego |
Cody Youmans The Graduate Center, CUNY; City College of New York |

Valentin Zakharevich UT Austin Geometry/Topology/Homotopy Theory/Twisted K-theory/Topological Phases of Matter/(T)QFTs/Supersymmetry |
Zhao Zhang University of Virginia |
Echo zhang Cambridge University |
Yongliang Zhang California Institute of Technology |

Wenhan Zhang (first week only) Rutgers University |
Yaxing Zhang (first week only) Michigan State University |
Chenglong Zhang (first week only) Peking University material growth |
Peng Zhao (first week only) Simons Center for Geometry and Physics |

Yunqin Zheng princeton university |
Hao Zheng (first week only) Princeton University |
Xiaodong Zhou (first week only) Columbia University experimental condensed matter research |
Guanyu Zhu Joint Quantum Institute (NIST-UMD) Interacting bosons in frustrated lattices; Composite fermion and spin liquid theory; topologically protected quantum computation with superconducting circuits |