Anomalous Metals and Failed Superconductors (Oct. 19, 2017)

  • Published: 2017-10-11

Speaker: Steven Kivelson (Prabhu Goel Family Professor of Physics, Stanford University)


About the Speaker:

Prof. Kivelson obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1979. He was a professor at State university of New York at Stony Brook from 1982 to 1988 and then went to UCLA as a professor from 1988 to 2004. He moved to Stanford University in 2004. Now he is the Prabhu Goel Family Professor of Physics at Stanford University.


Prof. Kivelson has made many seminal contributions to condensed matter physics. He is a pioneer in many fundamental concepts and models in correlated electron systems. Examples include fractional topological charges, electron nematic/sematic states, spin-liquid phases, and so on. His publications have been cited more than 30000 times and his H-index is 87.


Prof. Kivelson was elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001 and as Member of National Academy of Sciences in 2010. He was awarded John Bardeen Prize in 2012. Moreover, he has mentored dozens of PhD students and postdocs who have been very successful in their fields of research.


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Date & Time:  15:00pm, Oct. 19, 2017

Venue: M-234, Institute of Physics, CAS