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.


Open Research Positions

This list of possible research projects is non-exhaustive. It only shows positions that are specifically advertised in the G+PS website.

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) condensed matter theory; strongly correlated systems; polarons, bipolarons
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) Optics and Photonics; Micro and Nanoelectronics; Nanotechnologies; Manufacturing Processes; silicon photonics; biosensors; biophotonics; quantum computing; optoelectronics; photonics; optics; semiconductor lasers
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) Collective dynamics of condensed matter systems; Dependence on reduced dimensionality, strong interactions, disorder, and mesoscale structure
Folk, Joshua Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Quantum devices; Majorana fermions; Strongly correlated electronics; Topological phenomena; Fractional quantum Hall effect; Vanderwaals heterostructures
Franz, Marcel Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Condensed matter theory
Hallas, Alannah Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Quantum Phenomena; Quantum materials; Materials design and discovery; magnetism
Jones, David Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Atomic, optical and molecular physics,Ultrafast Optics, Spectroscopy
Kiefl, Robert Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Quantum Phenomena; condensed matter physics; polarons; multiferroics; superconductivity; magnetism
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) Solids; Polymers; Nanomaterials; Condensed Matter and Materials Physics; Soft Matter
Ye, Ziliang Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Optics and Photonics; Nanomaterials
Young, Jeff Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Photonics, condensed matter physics, atomic, molecular, and optical physics, photonic crystals, nonlinear optics, spintronics