MPGC-QM currently has 52 PhD students coming from 21 different countries. 
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Students

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
Joanna Brown
MPI for the Chemical Physics of Solids
Experimental condensed matter physicist interested in quantum materials 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
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 Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
I am a theoretical Condensed Matter physicist interested mainly in Quantum Materials, and in my PhD I study how chirality affects some properties of materials. 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
Gunda Kipp
MPI for the Structure and Dynamic of Matter, Hamburg
I am investigating emergent phases in twisted bilayer graphene using on-chip THz spectroscopy. more
Jaime Leon
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
Experimental condensed matter physicist interested in transport phenomena in quantum materials. 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
Yiran Liu
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
Shed “light” on novel quantum materials more
Mingdi Luo
MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
When I stack tiles of materials, I’m virtually sitting in a Lego house, except that the bricks talk. more
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
Julian Maklar
Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin
I focus on time- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy to investigate electron dynamics of complex matter, such as charge-density-wave compounds, Mott-insulators and topological insulators. more
Jonas Meinel
3. Physikalisches Institut, Universität Stuttgart
I am obsessed with precision frequency measurements. ButWhen I am not in the lab I am on my gravel bike. more
Michael 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
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
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
Lukas Powalla

Lukas Powalla

MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
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
Maor Rosenberg
MPI for the Structure and Dynamic of Matter, Hamburg 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
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
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
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
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