• Center for Integrated Quantum Materials

    Check out this talk at The Center for Integrated Quantum Materials! This talk discuss the interplay of Charge Density Waves (CDWs), domain walls, and superconductivity.

  • Saturday Physics for Everyone

    Check out this Saturday Physics for Everyone Talk! Introduction to quantum materials and STM for a general audience.


  • Anuva Defends Thesis!

    Anuva has successfully defended her thesis, Exploring the Strongly Correlated Realm of Electrons Using Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy! Good luck to Anuva in her next position as a Postdoc in the Yacoby Lab at Harvard University!

  • Arjun receives Scott Anderson Award!

    Arjun Raghavan has won a Scott Anderson Graduate Research Assistant Award from the Dept. of Physics for the 2021-2022 academic year; congratulations to Arjun!

  • Lab Members Win Awards!

    Guannan Chen has won the Scott Anderson Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award for 2020 from the UIUC Dept. of Physics; congratulations, Guannan! Undergraduates Zhuozhen Cai and Will Jing have also received Summer 2020 research awards. Zhuozhen received a 2020 Lorella M. Jones Undergraduate Summer Research Award and LAS James Scholar Preble Research Fellowship; Will was awarded a Research Support Grant...

  • Congratulations Sean!

    Congratulations to Sean Howard on his PhD Defense, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of a Tunable Topological Insulator and Magnetic Weyl Semimetal! Sean will be joining the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory as a Senior Staff Scientist in Summer 2020. All the best, Sean!

  • Congratulations Yulia!

    Congratulations to Yulia Maximenko on successfully completing her PhD Defense! Yulia will be moving on to become a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology in Maryland and will be working with Dr. Joseph A. Stroscio. Best wishes, Yulia!

  • Best Wishes to Zhenyu!

    After four years in Madhavan Group, Zhenyu Wang is now headed to a position at University of Science and Technology of China - Hefei. His work ethic, guidance, and personality will be missed by all. We wish him and his family the best as they start a new chapter in China! Come back and visit soon!

  • Congratulations to Davide and Anuva

    Graduate students Davide Iaia and Anuva Aishwarya have both been recognized with awards by the Department of Physics!

    Davide has won the Renato Bobone Award! It recognizes academic excellence of international students, with a preference towards Italian citizens. Nice job Davide!

    Anuva has been awarded the Scott Anderson Award! It recognizes outstanding achievement of a teaching or research...

  • Good Luck Somesh!

    Somesh Ganguli is accepting a new position as a Postdoc at Aalto University in Finland! We wish him the best of luck with this new opportunity. You will be missed Somesh!