Quantum Matter Institute

SBQMI identifies and explores quantum materials and phenomena, and exploits its knowledge to discover, design and build the quantum technologies of the future.


Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Affleck, Ian Keith Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Condensed matter theory, quantum magnetism, quantum impurities, high-Tc superconductivity, low dimensional magnetism, quantum wires and dots, high energy theory, impurities in metals
Aronson, Meigan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) heavy-ferromagnetic compounds; charge density waves; magnetic nanoparticles
Berciu, Mona Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; condensed matter theory; polarons, bipolarons; strongly correlated systems
Berlinguette, Curtis Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Combinatorial Chemistry; CO2 conversion and utilization; clean energy; advanced solar cells; electrochromic windows; dynamic windows; hydrogen fuels production; catalysis; robotics and automation; machine learning / artificial intelligence
Bonn, Douglas Andrew Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Condensed matter, high temperature superconductors, microwave measurements, crystal growth
Burke, Sarah Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Scanning probe microscopy, organic materials, nanoscale materials, surface physics, photovoltaics
Chrostowski, Lukas Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Electrical engineering, computer engineering, and information engineering; Optics and Photonics; Micro and Nanoelectronics; Nanotechnologies; Manufacturing Processes; biophotonics; biosensors; optics; optoelectronics; photonics; quantum computing; semiconductor lasers; silicon photonics
Damascelli, Andrea Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Electronic structure of solids, strongly correlated electron systems, low dimensional spin systems, thin films and nanostructures, transition metal oxides, high-Tc superconductors, linear and nonlinear optical spectroscopies, angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy, photoelectron spectroscopy, synchrotron based spectroscopies., Electronic structure of novel complex systems in nanostructured materials
Dierker, Steve Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; Collective dynamics of condensed matter systems; Dependence on reduced dimensionality, strong interactions, disorder, and mesoscale structure
Folk, Joshua Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; Fractional quantum Hall effect; Majorana fermions; Quantum devices; Strongly correlated electronics; Topological phenomena; Vanderwaals heterostructures
Franz, Marcel Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Condensed matter theory
Hallas, Alannah Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; quantum phenomena; magnetism; Materials design and discovery; Quantum materials
Jones, David Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Atomic, optical and molecular physics,Ultrafast Optics, Spectroscopy
Kiefl, Robert Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; condensed matter physics; magnetism; multiferroics; polarons; quantum phenomena; superconductivity
MacLachlan, Mark Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Supramolecular inorganic chemistry; Inorganic materials; Supramolecular organic chemistry; Synthesis of materials; Functional materials in materials chemistry sciences; Supramolecular Chemistry; Nanomaterials; Biomaterials; Cellulose nanocrystals; Chitin; Materials Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry
Nojeh, Alireza Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Nanostructures (esp based on carbon nanotubes), controlled nanofabrication, electron emission phenomena, electron microscopy, modeling and simulation of nanoscale systems
Raussendorf, Robert Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Measurement-based models for quantum computation, fault-tolerant quantum computation under geometric constraints, quantum cellular automata
Rottler, Joerg Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; Condensed Matter and Materials Physics; Nanomaterials; Polymers; Soft Matter; Solids
Ye, Ziliang Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; Nanomaterials; Optics and Photonics
Young, Jeff Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Photonics, condensed matter physics, atomic, molecular, and optical physics, photonic crystals, nonlinear optics, spintronics