Quantum Many-body Theory Group

Dr. Aaram J. Kim

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Chemistry, DGIST

E2-613, 333 Techno Jungang-Daero, Hyeonpung-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Republic of Korea (42988)

E-mail: aaram_at_dgist.ac.kr / Tel: +82-53-785-6534

Research interest

  • Strongly correlated electron system

  • Non-Fermi-liquid state in high-Tc superconductor

  • Non-equilibrium relaxation dynamics in quantum many-body systems

  • Spin-orbit coupling and Mott transition

  • Fermionic sign problem and quantum Monte Carlo algorithm

  • Diagrammatic Monte Carlo method

  • Dynamical mean-field theory and cluster/multiorbital extension

Research career

  • Assistant Professor, DGIST, August 2022 - present

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Fribourg, November 2020 - July 2022 (Prof. Dr. Philipp Werner' group)

  • Research Associate, King’s College London, April 2017 - August 2020 (Dr. Evgeny Kozik’s group)

  • Research Assistant, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, March 2015 - March 2017 (Prof. Dr. Roser Valentí’s group)


Seoul National University

• Ph.D. Department of Physics and Astronomy, February 2015

– Thesis: Mott Physics in Multicomponent Systems – Advisor: Prof. Dr. MooYoung Choi

– Co-Advisor: Prof. Dr. Gun Sang Jeon

• B.S. Department of Physics and Astronomy, February 2009

• B.S. Department of Material Science and Engineering, February 2009