Welcome!

Updated on May 21, 2012

The Frontiers of Quantum Matter symposium is a one-day event organized by the Center for Quantum Science at George Mason University. This mini-conference will bring together a number of leading scientists working on strongly correlated electron systems, topological insulators, ultracold atoms and other areas of research performed in the Center and its collaborative institutions. The symposium flyer can be found here.

On behalf of the organizers: Predrag Nikolic, Indu Satija and Erhai Zhao.
Funding is provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Time, location and application

June 22, 2012

Mason Inn, George Mason University, Fairfax VA

The space for attendance and poster presentations is limited. Please, contact the organizers no later than June 5 to apply for the symposium, and indicate whether you would like to present a poster. We may be able to meet some requests for accommodation and travel reimbursement to non-local attendees. Applications and requests will be considered on the first-come-first-serve basis.

The speakers' travel and accommodation expenses will be covered. Free parking, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided for all participants. Please, contact the organizers for more information.

Invited speakers

  • Kenneth Burch (Toronto)
  • Anton Burkov (Waterloo)
  • Sourin Das (Delhi)
  • Victor Galitski (Maryland)
  • Jainendra Jain (Penn State)
  • Zhigang Jiang (Georgia Tech)
  • Takuya Kitagawa (Harvard)
  • Arun Paramekanti (Toronto)
  • Ian Spielman (NIST, JQI)
  • Oleg Tchernyshyov (Johns Hopkins)
  • Zlatko Tesnovic (Johns Hopkins)
  • Oskar Vafek (Florida State, National High Magnetic Field Lab)
  • Victor Yakovenko (Maryland)

The list of all participants.

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