Group

Group
Principal Investigator:
  • Romain Vasseur, Associate Professor
    • Associate Professor, UMass Amherst, 2021–…
    • Assistant Professor, UMass Amherst, 2017–2021
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley, 2013-2017. Advisor: Joel Moore.
    • PhD, Physics, CEA Saclay and Ecole Normale Superieure Paris, 2013. Advisors: Jesper Jacobsen and Hubert Saleur.
    • M.S., Physics, ENS Paris, 2010.
    • B.S, Physics, ENS Lyon, 2008.

Graduate Students:
  • Hansveer Singh, 2019 — …
    • B.S, Physics and Mathematics, UCSD 2017

  • Javier Lopez Piqueres, 2018 — …
    • Master, LMU Munich, 2017-2018.
    • M.S., Physics, Ecole Normale Superieure Paris, 2017.
    • B.S., Physics, Autonomous University of Madrid, 2016.
    • University of Manchester, Erasmus Program, 2015-2016.

  • Abhishek Kumar, 2021 — …
    • Integrated M.Sc., Physics, NISER Bhubaneswar, 2021.

Postdoctoral Researcher:
  • Dr Ewan McCulloch, Postdoc 2022-2023
    • PhD Theoretical Physics, University of Birmingham, 2018-2022. Advisor: Dr Curt W. von Keyserlingk 
    • MMathPhys, University of Oxford, 2017-2018.
    • MSci Physics, University of Oxford, 2014-2017.

Former group members: 
  • Utkarsh Agrawal, Graduate student 2017 — 2022
    • PhD UMass Amherst 2022.
    • B.Tech, Engineering Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 2017.
    • Now: Postdoctoral fellow at KITP.

  • Dr Fergus Barratt, Postdoc 2021 — 2022
    • Postdoc, Quantum Simulation and Quantum Machine Learning, University College London 2021.
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    • PhD Theoretical Physics, King’s College London, 2017-2021. Advisor: Pr. Andrew Green.
    • MSc Non-Equilibrium Physics, King’s College London, 2016-2017.
    • MSci Physics, University College London, 2012-2016.

  • Dr Brayden Ware, Postdoc 2018 — 2021
    • Postdoctoral Researcher, Rudolf Peierls Center for Theoretical Physics, Oxford University,  Oct. 2017-2018. Advisor: Sid Parameswaran.
    • PhD, Physics, UC Santa Barbara and Microsoft Station Q, 2017. Advisors: Bela Bauer and Chetan Nayak.
    • M.S., Physics, UC Santa Barbara, 2014.
    • B.S, Physics and Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011.
    • Now: Postdoc at NIST/JQI at UMD.

  • Aaron Friedman, Visiting student 2018 — 2019
    • Graduate student, UC Irvine 2014–2019. (Advisor: Sid Parameswaran)
    • Recognized student, Oxford 2017-18
    • NSF Graduate Research Fellow, 2016-2019
    • B.S. Physics, UC San Diego, 2013
    • Now: Postdocs at UT Austin –> CU Boulder
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