MPGC-QM currently has 65 PhD students coming from 22 different countries. 
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Students

Portia Allen
Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter
I am looking forward to learning more about solid state physics through transport in ultra-clean metals. more
Pedram Bassirian
University of Oxford – MPI of Microstructure Physics Halle
I am reaching for a DPhil in Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Oxford. My research on antiferromagnetic skyrmionics and antiskyrmionics is a joint project between the University of Oxford and the Max Planck Institute in Halle. more
Tim Bechtel
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
I want to accelerate materials discovery and design by using machine learning, bringing together theory and experiment. more
Jorge Cardenas-Gamboa
MPI for the Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden more
Jorge Luis Castro Angamarca
Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter
Ecuadorian chemist with a physisits soul. I am working in the group of Doctor Mariana Rossi in path integral molecular dynamics techniques for the study of nuclear quantum effects in complex chemical systems. more
Shuxia Chen
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
I am an experimentalist interested in probing the light-matter interactions in the near-field with photo-induced scanning probe microscopy. more
Lukas Debbeler
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
I am excited to learn more about quantum criticality by employing the functional renormalization group. more
Giovanni De Vecchi
MPI for the Structure and Dynamic of Matter, Hamburg
I am investigating the magnetic dynamics of light-induced superconductors more
Gabriele Domaine
MPI of Microstructure Physics, Halle more
Zuzanna Filipiak
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
Experimentalist on a journey to solve the mystery of Planckian dissipation in correlated electron systems more
Rafael Alvaro Flores Calderon
MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
I would like to study how correlations and topology intertwine in novel quantum materials and what characterizes them more
Ana García-Page
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart more
Niclas Heinsdorf
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart and Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute, UBC, Vancouver
10%: Come up with models about how electrons interact. 90%: Thinking about how I can make them non-interacting again to actually compute something more
Chun-Chih Hsu
University of Oxford – MPI for Solid State Research in Stuttgart
I am studying in a joint PhD program between Oxford and Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart. I am especially interested in cuprate physics and am developing novel scanning tunneling microscopy/spectroscopy to search for Cooper-pair condensate. more
Zhenhai Hu
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
Stay humble. Stay foolish.
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Radosław Kalęba
University of Oxford – MPI for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg more
Gunda Kipp
MPI for the Structure and Dynamic of Matter, Hamburg
I’m investigating the near-field terahertz electrodynamics of graphene heterostructures more
Manuel Knauft
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
Equipped with an ever-growing fascination for superconductivity, I try to bring light to 4d-compounds by x-ray scattering more
Kateryna Kusyak
MPI for the Structure and Dynamic of Matter, Hamburg
I’m interested in topological changes induced by light-matter interaction. more
Jaime Leon
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
Experimental condensed matter physicist interested in transport phenomena in quantum materials. more
Hangoo Lee
Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter more
Xinyu Li
MPI for the Structure and Dynamic of Matter, Hamburg
I am attracted by light-material interaction and novel phenomena in two-dimensional systems. more
Yung-Cheng Li
MPI of Microstructure Physics, Halle
Switching from materials scientist to experimental condensed matter physicist in MPI Halle, I am interested in exploring and understanding the new magnetic and electronic properties in heterostructure devices to create a new path for spintronic research and application. more
Yiran Liu
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
Shed “light” on novel quantum materials more
Zekun Lou
Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter
AI4SCience more
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Ayanesh Maiti
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
I am using focused ion beam technology to make good electrical contacts on tiny crystals with oxidized surfaces, in an attempt to study the physics of unconventional superconductors through low temperature electrical transport measurements on Cuprate superconductors. more
Michal Moravec
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
Traversing phase diagram of delafossites and superconductors with electrolyte-based gating more
Robin Richard Neumann
MPI of Microstructure Physics, Halle
Theoretical physicist working on topological magnons and transport properties in magnetic insulators. more
Jonathan Nilsson Hallén
University of Cambridge / MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
Theoretical physicist interested in quantum dynamics and collective phenomena. more
Caitlin O’Neil
MPI for the Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
My main focus is on uniaxial pressure tuning of correlated electron systems more
Anatoly Obzhirov
MPI for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg
I do numerical and analytical calculations to describe electron-phonon coupling of materials in cavities. more
Rahel Ohlendorf
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
My research focus lies on uniaxial pressure tuning of correlated electron physics more
Ryosuke Oka
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
I’m interested in observing novel physical properties by applying various kinds of pressure. more
Danica Pavicevic
MPI for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg
I am interested in multi-dimensional spectroscopic techniques in the THz frequency range in complex solids. more
Dinesh Pinto
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
I use an electron to take pictures of tiny magnets. more
Rebecca Pons
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
I am interested in the interplay between theory and experiment in Condensed Matter Physics having done a theoretical Master thesis on ferromagnetism in Twisted Bilayer Graphene and now growing and analyzing thin films using an oxide MBE. more
Mark Potts
MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
Theoretical condensed matter theorist interested in frustrated magnetic systems. more
Lukas Powalla
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart more
Jingkai Quan
Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin
I want to be a physicist with curiosity, enthusiasm and self-confidence. To generate something from nothing, to make possible from impossible.
Michael Rampp
MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
I am interested in universality and emergence in quantum many-body physics. more
Lea Richter
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
Chemist interested condensed matter physics, growing materials with fascinating properties. more
Maor Rosenberg
MPI for the Structure and Dynamic of Matter, Hamburg more
Luca Rüegg
University of Cambridge, UK
I’m a theoretical physicist who’s very enthusiastic about mathematical structures in quantum many-body systems. more
Philippe Suchsland
MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
I enjoy investigating phenomena to gain understanding of the fundamental relations between quantum and classical physics. more
Hiroto Takahashi
University of Oxford
I am developing a novel type of scanning microscope to investigate the dynamics of magnetic moments in materials at high resolution, in association with MPI CPfS in Dresden. more
Sida Tian
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
A theoretical physicist interested in superconductors far from equilibrium more
Marieke Visscher
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
I am an experimental condensed matter physicist interested in quantum materials and how to make structures out of them.
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Xiao Wang
University of Oxford
I am engaged in a joint PhD program between Oxford and MPSD, the project merges the boundary between cavity QED and condensed matter physics. more
Zhong Wang
MPI of Microstructure Physics, Halle
Ionic Liquid Gating can be applied to manipulate the properties of various oxide materials. I want to use this method to fabricate functional devices, among which one example is neuromorphic devices. more
Leo Webb
EPFL (Lausanne) and MPI for Solid State Research (Stuttgart)
I am switching from a background in Theoretical Physics to develop new skills in a Materials Science PhD. I will spend most of my time in the LMSC lab at EPFL but will also be working with the Lotsch Group at MPI Stuttgart. I am passionate about sustainable technologies and materials. more
Jeff Bastian Wongso Wijaya
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved. more
Hank Wu
University of Oxford – MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
I am a Croucher Scholar working towards a DPhil in Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Oxford and the MPI for Solid State Research in Stuttgart. more
Zichen Yang

Zichen Yang

 MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
Chun-Chieh Yen
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
I am investigating the novel interfacial phenomenon in 2D material heterostructure through electrical transport. more
Zhiyang Zeng (Paul)
University of Oxford – MPI for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg
My research focuses on light-matter interaction in strongly correlated systems, where beautiful physics and new knowledge are emerging.
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Jiawei Zhang
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
Willing to see something no one has ever seen before. more
Runze Zhang
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
Pressure makes diamond more
Yaozheng Zhu
MPI for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg
Under the strong electric field created by ultrafast laser pulses, superconductors or other complex solids can be driven into some out-of-equilibrium phases, which is what I am investigating in MPSD. more
Valentin Zimmermann
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart more
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