Welcome to Haruki Watanabe's website!


Haruki Watanabe
PI at Applied Physics department, University of Tokyo
Engineering Building 6, Rm 205.
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

I'm now recruiting new grad students and postdocs. 
If you're interested in our research, please feel free to contact me by email.

Education: 
B.A. Apr. 2006 - Mar. 2010, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan   Graduated with honor
M.S. Apr. 2010 - Mar. 2012, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan   Graduated with honor
Ph.D. Aug. 2011 - May. 2015, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA (Vishwanath Group)
Postdoc Jul. 2015 - Jan. 2016, Pappalardo fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA

Selected publications:(For full publication list, see arXivGoole Scholar
・H.C. Po, HW & A. Vishwanath, Symmetry-based indicators of band topology in the 230 space groups, Nature Communications 8, 50 (2017).  See also arXiv:1707.01903.
・HW, H.C. Po, A. Vishwanath & M. P. Zaletel, Filling constraints for spin-orbit coupled insulators in symmorphic and nonsymmorphic crystals, PNAS 112, 14551 (2015)See also PRL 117, 096404 (2016) PRL (2017)Recommended by Prof. Fu.
・HW & A. Vishwanath, Criterion for stability of Goldstone modes and Fermi liquid behavior in a metal with broken symmetry, PNAS 111, 16314 (2014). Recommended by Prof. Schmalian.
・HW & H. Murayama, Unified Description of Nambu-Goldstone Bosons without Lorentz Invariance, PRL 108, 251602 (2012). Editor's suggestion; Physics Synopsis and WIRED.
HW & M. OshikawaAbsence of Quantum Time CrystalsPRL 114, 251603 (2015). See Phys.OrgNature, and Gizmodo articles.

Awards:
[1] Yukawa memorial prize (2016)
for my series of works on the Nambu-Goldstone modes. See here for mode details.
[2] Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan (2016): Division 8 (Strongly Correlated Electron Systems)
for developing "theory of non-Fermi liquid induced by interactions with Nambu-Goldstone modes". See here for mode details.
[3] Seitaro Nakamura prize (2013) for particle physicists.