Matthew foster

WEBSITE(S)| Foster Research Group

SURF Mentoring

Potential projects/topics: Numerical investigations of many-body localization

Potential skills gained: Coding, physics of MBL

Required qualifications: Physics 311

Direct mentor: Faculty/P.I.

Research Areas

Theoretical condensed matter physics. In particular, the effects of disorder and interactions in low-dimensional systems. Anderson localization and metal-insulator transitions. Dirac materials including graphene, topological insulators and superconductors. Non-equilibrium quantum dynamics. Applications of quantum field theory, renormalization group, and exact (symmetry-based) methods such as conformal field theory.