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Leighton group's research is highlighted in APS Science Highlights

Research on "A Strain-Induced Charge Carrier-Type Crossover in a Complex Oxide" in Prof.

Graduate student Dayu Zhai joins the CQM. Welcome!

Physics graduate student Dayu Zhai started work in the Greven group. Welcome Dayu!

Bryan Voigt, a partially-CQM-supported graduate student successfully defended his PhD on October 30th. Congratulations Bryan!

Bryan Voigt, a partially-CQM-supported graduate student successfully defended his PhD on October 30th.

Graduate students Samuel Bayliff, Issam Khayr and William Setterberg join the CQM. Welcome!

First-year physics graduate students Sam Bayliff, Issam Khayr and William Setterberg started work in the Greven group. Welcome!

Tathamay (Tatha) Basu joins the CQM as a postdoc.

Following research appointments in Europe and at Michigan State University, Tatha joined the CQM in August, 2020. Welcome!

Damjan Pelc joins physics faculty at the University of Zagreb, Croatia.

After nearly three years with the CQM, postdoc Damjan Pelc returned to his native Zagreb for a faculty position. 

Two CQM faculty deliver invited talks at a MISPOCHE 2020 workshop

CQM faculty Chris Leighton and Martin Greven presented at a July 20-23 SrTiO3-focused workshop in the MISPOCHE (Microscopics of Supercond

Biqiong Yu obtained her PhD Congratulations, Biqiong!

CQM Phd student Biqiong Yu (Greven group) has successfully defended her Phd thesis in Dec 2019. She now works for Analog Devices, Inc. in Massachusetts.

Turan Birol delivers invited talk at 2020 Molecular Magnetism in North America Conference

CQM faculty member Turan Birol delivered an invited talk at the 2020 Molecular Magnetism in North American Conference held at St. Simons Islands, GA. 

Chris Leighton Elected Fellow of the Neutron Scattering Society of America

CQM faculty member Chris Leighton was recently announced as one of the 2020 Fellows of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA).

Jin Yue receives Ovshinsky travel award to present at 2020 APS march meeting

CQM graduate student Jin Yue (Jalan group) has been selected to receive the Ovshinsky travel award by the APS DMP to present at APS march meeting. 

Chris Leighton to give invited talk at 2020 American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS)

CQM faculty member Chris Leighton will give an invited talk at the 2020 American Conference on Neutron Scattering at Boulder, Colorado.

Chris Leighton elected fellow of the IEEE

CQM faculty member Chris Leighton has been named a Fellow in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his "contributions to the understanding of magnetic oxides, interfaces,

Bharat Jalan receives prestigious PECASE award

CQM faculty member Bharat Jalan is awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

Damjan Pelc gives an invited talk at the 2019 APS March Meeting

Postdoc Damjan Pelc gave an invited talk entitled "Universal superconducting precursor in perovskite-based oxides" at the 2019 APS March Meeting.

Vipul Chaturvedi recieves travel awards to present at the 2019 APS March Meeting

Graduate student Vipul Chaturvedi recieved travel awards from both APS DMP and GMAG to present at the 2019 APS March Meeting.

Workshop on Correlated Electron Systems - Novel Developments (May 16 - 19)

The CQM and the Fine Theoretical Physics Institute held a joint workshop on correlated electron systems May 16 - 19 2018.

Biqiong Yu wins UMN Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Biqiong Yu won a highly competitive UMN Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for her synchrotron X-ray work.

CQM highlighted in Inquiry

The CQM was highlighted in an article in Inquiry, the blog of the UMN Office of the VP for Research.

Thais Trevisan completes exchange PhD program

Exchange PhD student Thais Trevisan, from the State University of Campinas, Brazil, successfully completed her one-year exchange program and was the first author of two papers submitted for publica

Nina Bielinski and Nikhil Gupta win undergraduate research awards

Undergraduate research students Nina Bielinski and Nikhil Gupta won competitive research awards by the School of Physics and Astronomy in support of their research on superconducting cuprates.

Eric McCalla joins faculty at McGill University Department of Chemistry

Postdoc Eric McCalla left for a faculty position in the highly-ranked Department of Chemistry at McGill University.

Laxman Thoutam recieves poster award at International Workshop on Oxide Electronics

Postdoc Laxman R. Thoutam recieved the best poster award at the 2017 International Workshop on Oxide Electronics in Chicago based on his work on the localization of carriers in NdTiO3/SrTiO3.

Vikram Nagarajan goes to UC Berkeley for graduate school

Former undergraduate research student Vikram Nagarajan (mentored by Martin Greven) started graduate school at UC Berkeley, where he is continuing research on quantum materials in the group of James

New Center for Quantum Materials funded by the Department of Energy

"The University of Minnesota announced today that it will receive $2.6 million over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Basic Energy Sciences.