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) 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) Nanomaterials, Supramolecules and Autoassembling, Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds, Biomaterials, Basic Materials, Supramolecular Chemistry, 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