Mikhail Tikhonov

Mikhail (Michael) is an assistant professor at the Physics department, and an affiliate with the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences. He spent his undergraduate years at Moscow State University in Russia, obtained a Master in theoretical physics from École Normale Supérieure (Paris, France), and his PhD from Princeton University in 2014.

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Jake Moran

Jake is a first-year PhD student in Physics. He likes condensed matter physics and topology, and is rotating in our group.


Audrey Pilgrim

Audrey is a rising sophomore joining us for the summer of 2019 as a uSTAR fellow.


Devon Finlay

Devon is a rising sophomore spending the summer of 2019 as an intern in our group.

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Open positions

A postdoc position is available, and we have space for one or two more graduate students.


Past members

Daria Kowsari
Daria rotated in our group in 2018-19 as a first-year graduate student.

Stefan Landmann
Stefan visited our group in January-March 2019 from Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, where he is is a PhD student with Dr. Andreas Engel.