To discover, characterize, and deploy new forms of quantum matter controllable by gating, magnetic proximity and nano-mechanical manipulation.
Shaowen Chen received the Robert Simon Memorial Prize, awarded annually by Columbia Applied Physics Department to the graduate student who has completed the most outstanding dissertation. Thesis advisor: Prof. Cory Dean.
Research led by Jim Schuck’s group on twistronics uncovered controls of nonlinear optical phenomena.
Matt Yankowitz received the 2021 Lee-Oscheroff-Richardson prize for his work on twisted bilayers, including Pro-QM supported research.