Principal Investigator: Ashvin Vishwanath
                        17 Oxford Street,
Cambridge MA 02138. 

Group News

July 2016
    • After 12 years at UC Berkeley we have moved to the Physics Department at Harvard University. We will miss our wonderful colleagues at Berkeley, but are excited to be initiating fresh collaborations and scientific research directions at our new home. 
    June 2015
      •  Itamar Kimchi and Haruki Watanabe are selected as Pappalardo Postdoctoral Fellows. They follow two other group members who were Papplardo fellows: Fa Wang (2009-2012) and Ashvin Vishwanath (2001-2004).
      • Former postdoctoral fellows associated with the group, Sid Parameswaran, Xie Chen and Yuan Ming Lu move to faculty positions  at UC Irvine, Caltech and Ohio State respectively. Here is an interview with Xie Chen on joining Caltech.

      June 2014
      • Congratulations to 
        • Adrian Po who won one of the inaugural Hellman Graduate Student Awards 
        • Itamar Kimchi, this year's  Jackson C. Koo award winner for his work on magnets with strong spin-orbit coupling and quantum Mott insulators. This is an annual award for an outstanding Condensed Matter graduate student.
        • and to Haruki Watanabe,  recipient of the Seitaro Nakamura Prize.

      Former Group Members

      • Former Graduate Students:
        • Fa Wang (Pappalardo Fellow, MIT. => Associate Professor, Peking U.)  thesis
        • Frank Yi Zhang (Postdoc: Stanford)              thesis
        • Pavan Hosur     (Postdoc: Stanford)              thesis
        • Haruki Watanabe (Pappalardo Fellow, MIT) thesis
        • Itamar Kimchi (Pappalardo Fellow, MIT)       thesis
        • Philipp Dumitrescu (Postdoc at UT Austin)

      • Former Postdocs (including joint): 
        • Ari Turner (Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins U.)
        • Tarun Grover (Assistant Professor, UC San Diego)
        • Lukasz Fidkowski (Assistant Professor, SUNY)

        Group Members

        • Postdocs
        Vedika Khemani
        (Junior Fellow)

        Yin Chen He
        (Gordon and Betty Moore Fellow) 
         Yi Zhuang 
        Everett You

        Snir Gazit 
        (joint with Moore group)
        Ru Chen
        (joint with Neaton group)

        • Graduate Students
         Yasaman Bahri

        Charles Zhaoxi Xiong

        Adrian Hoi Chun Po

        Pictures July 2015

        Ashvin Vishwanath,
        May 29, 2016, 1:15 PM