Group Leaders

Michael Knap: My research clusters around various questions of condensed matter theory and includes non-equilibrium quantum dynamics and statistical physics in ultracold quantum gases and correlated quantum materials.

Physik Department I, room 3037
Phone: +49 89 289 53777
E-Mail: michael.knap(at)ph.tum.de

Sergej Moroz: I am interested in the interplay of topology, symmetry and geometry in condensed matter physics. My research is mainly concentrated around effective field theories of quantum phases of matter.

Physik Department I, room 3226
Phone:+49 (89) 289 12884
E-Mail: sergej.moroz(at)tum.de

Frank Pollmann: My research interests are in theoretical condensed matter physics and in particular in systems with strongly correlated electrons.

Physik Department I, room 3033
Phone: +49 89 289 53760
E-Mail: frank.pollmann(at)tum.de

 

 

Wilhelm Zwerger: My research interests are in ultracold quantum gases, many-body quantum optics and nanostructures.

Physik Department I, room 3225
Phone: +49 89 289 12661
E-Mail: zwerger(at)tum.de

Group members

Adam Smith: My research predominantly concerns non-equilibrium quantum dynamics, particularly quantum quenches of lattice models. I am also interested in lattice gauge theories, topological quantum field theories, and quantum computation.

Physik Department I, room 3318
Phone: +49 89 289 53769
Email: adam.smith(at)tum.de

Alexander Schuckert: Describing the dynamics of non-equilibrium quantum systems with field theoretic methods is the focus of my research, which includes applications to ultracold quantum gases and condensed matter systems.

Physik Department I, room 3309
Phone: +49 89 289 53773
Email: alexander.schuckert(at)tum.de

 

 

Annabelle Bohrdt: My research interests are in theoretical condensed matter physics and include properties and dynamics of quantum many-body systems with a focus on ultracold quantum gases.

Physik Department I, room 3035
Phone: +49 89 289 53772
E-Mail: annabelle.bohrdt(at)tum.de

Claudio Benzoni: I am interested in the study of ultracold gases, superfluid and topological phases, using microscopic theories, low-energy effective actions and a little bit of numerics.

Physik Department I, room 1162
Phone:+49 (89) 289 14115
E-Mail: claudio.benzoni(at)tum.de

Clemens Kuhlenkamp: I am interested in the dynamics of disordered many-body systems.

Physik Department I, room 3311
Phone: +49 89 289 53774
E-Mail: c.kuhlenkamp(at)tum.de

Elisabeth Wybo: I am interested in quantum many-body physics. My research focuses on the use and development of tensor-network techniques.

Physik Department I, room 3306
Phone: +49 89 289 53763
Email: elisabeth.wybo(at)tum.de

Fabian Grusdt: My research focuses on strongly correlated quantum systems, as realized in solids, ultracold atomic or photonic systems. I mainly work on doped quantum magnets, and one of my main goals is to find connections with high-energy physics and quantum gravity.

Physik Department I, room 3304
Phone: +49 89 289 53762
E-Mail: fabian.grusdt(at)tum.de

Félix Rose: I study quantum properties of matter, focusing especially on low-dimensional and strongly-correlated systems which can be realized in ultracold gases or condensed matter systems.

Physik Department I, room 3223
Phone: +49 89 289 12356
E-Mail: felix.rose(at)tum.de

Giuseppe de Tomasi:  My research interests lie in the field of theoretical condensed matter, with a focus in many-body disordered systems out-of-equilibrium, and particularly in the phenomenon of many-body localization.

Physik Department I, room 3316
Phone: +49 89 289 53768
Email: giuseppe.de-tomasi(at)tum.de

Julian Bibo: I am interested in the research of condensed matter physics, especially in topological aspects of quantum many-body systems.

Physik Department I, room 3306
Phone: +49 89 289 53763
Email: julian.bibo(at)tum.de

 

 

Johannes Feldmeier: I am interested in the theory of condensed matter physics, in particular the properties and dynamics of correlated systems such as spin liquids.

Physik Department I, room 3311
Phone: +49 89 289 53774
E-mail: johannes.feldmeier(at)tum.de

Johannes Hauschild: My research focuses around non-equilbrium quantum dynamics in strongly correlated quantum systems and numerical methods to study the latter.

Physik Department I, room 3310
Phone: +49 89 289 53765
E-Mail: johannes.hauschild(at)tum.de

Kévin Héméry: My research interests are in theoretical condensed matter, more precisely in strongly correlated quantum systems.

Physik Department I, room 3318
Phone: +49 89 289 53769
E-Mail: kevin.hemery(at)tum.de

Nepomuk Ritz: My main interest currently lies in the exploration of the quantum dynamics of many-body systems out of equilibrium using field theoretic methods.

Physik Department I, room 3035
Phone: +49 89 289 53772
E-Mail: nepomuk.ritz(at)tum.de

Pablo Sala de Torres-Solanot: I am interested in the emergence of gauge theoretical descriptions in condensed matter physics and mathematical physics related topics. My current research focuses on dynamics in models with local constraints as lattice gauge theories and fracton phases of matter.

Physik Department I, room 3320
Phone: +49 89 289 53770
E-Mail: pablo.sala(at)tum.de

 

 

Ruben Verresen: I enjoy investigating emergent phenomena in many-body quantum systems, often linked to entanglement, topology and tensor network methods.

Physik Department I, room 3310
Phone: +49 89 289 53765
Email: ruben.verresen(at)tum.de

ShengHsuan Lin: I am interested in numerical methods in Condensed Matter Physics and Machine Learning.

Physik Department I, room 3304
Phone: +49 89 289 53762
E-Mail: shenghsuan.lin(at)tum.de

Tibor Rakovszky: My current research focuses on the behavior of correlated quantum systems far from equilibrium. I am also interested in topological phases of matter, including new phases arising in the presence of periodic driving.

Physik Department I, room 3314
Phone: +49 89 289 53767
E-mail: tibor.rakovszky(at)tum.de

Umberto Borla: My main interests are field theories and topological materials. At the moment I am studying Topological Order in 2D superconductors, and I plan among other things to use Tensor-Networks techniques to obtain novel results on this topic.

Physik Department I, room 1162
Phone:+49 (89) 289 14115
E-Mail: umberto.borla(at)tum.de

Markus Drescher: My research interests lie in the area of condensed matter theory, with a particular focus on strongly correlated quantum systems such as spin liquids. I am especially fascinated by emergent phenomena in many-body physics.

Physik Department I, room 3312
Phone:+49 (89) 289 53766
E-Mail: markus.drescher(at)tum.de

Izabella Lovas: My research focuses on the behavior of correlated quantum systems in and out of equilibrium. I am particularly interested in the topological properties of many-body systems and in semi-classical methods allowing to explore the dynamics.

Physik Department I, room 3314

Phone:+49 (89) 289 53767
E-Mail: izabella.lovas(at)tum.de

Rohit Dilip: I'm interested in investigating exotic states in many-body quantum systems using numerical tools.

Physik Department I, room 3314
Phone:+49 (89) 289 53767
E-Mail: rdilip1137(at)gmail.com

Daniel Hetterich: I like condensed matter theory.

Physik Department I, room 3320
Phone:+49 (89) 289 53770
E-Mail: daniel.hetterich(at)tum.de

Ananda Roy: My research interests comprise quantum statistical mechanics, quantum information theory and mesoscopic quantum optics.

Physik Department I, room 3316
Phone: +49 89 289 53768
E-Mail: ananda.roy7(at)gmail.com

Former Postdocs:

David Luitz (Postdoc 2017-2018) → Group leader position at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden.

Shijie Hu (Postdoc 2012-2014) → Postdoc position at the TU Kaiserslautern.

Yohei Fuji (Postdoc 2015-2017) → Postdoc position at Riken, Tokyo.

Cecile Repellin (Postdoc 2015-2017) → Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship at MIT. Xue-Feng Zhang (Postdoc 2015-2017) → Faculty position at the Chongqing University.

Xiao-Yu Dong (Postdoc 2015-2017) → Postdoc position at the California State University, Northridge.

Markus Heyl (Postdoc 2015-2016) → Group leader position at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden.

Yin-Chen He (Postdoc 2014-2016) → Moore Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard University. Now faculty at Perimeter, Waterloo.

Jean-Marie Stephan (Postdoc 2014-2016) → CNRS position in Lyon.

Adolfo Grushin (Postdoc 2013-2015) → Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship at UC Berkeley. Now on a CNRS position in Grenoble.

Rajeev Singh (Postdoc 2013-2015) → Postdoc position at the Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Now faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU).

Ching-Yu Huang (Postdoc 2012-2014) → Postdoc positions at Stony Brook University, New York and the National Center for Theoretical Science, Hsinchu. 

Jonas Kjäll (Postdoc 2012-2014) → Postdoc position at Nordita, Stockholm. 

Luis Seabra (Postdoc 2011-2013) → Postdoc position at Technion, Israel. Works now as data analyst in Lisbon. 

Former PhD Students:

Giuseppe Detomasi (PhD student 2014-2018) → Postdoc position at TUM.

Siddhardh Chandra (PhD student 2013-2017) → Postdoc position at the Boston University.

Matthias Gohlke (PhD student 2013-2017) → Postdoc position at the Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology.

Johannes Motruk (PhD student 2011-2016) → Postdoc position at the UC Berkeley.

Krishanu Roy Chowdhury (PhD student 2012-2016) → Postdoc positions at Yale Cornell University and Stockholm University.