Welcome to the home of the condensed-matter theory group at UMass Amherst. We have a diverse program ranging from quantum fluids to soft condensed-matter to biological physics. The theory group is involved in a number of centers on campus.

Research Groups

Quantum Solids, fluids, and gases
Youjin Deng, Courtney Lannert, Jon Machta, William Mullin, Nikolay Prokof’ev, Boris Svistunov

Soft condensed-matter
Benny Davidovitch, Greg Grason, Jon Machta, Murugappan Muthukumar, Shuba Tewari, Chris Santangelo

Biological Physics
Murugappan Muthukumar, Adrian Parsegian