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  Principal Investigator:

M. Zahid Hasan

Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics (2017- )
Princeton University. Professor of Physics (2011--)
Robert Dicke fellow in fundamental physics at Princeton (2002)
Visiting Scientist at Bell Laboratories (2002-03)
PhD (2002) Stanford University & Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC National Lab)/Stanford Univ.


GBMF/ Moore Investigator ( STM/STS/MBE ): Laboratory for Topological Quantum Matter and Advanced Spectroscopy, Princeton Physics Labs (B-7/B-64 Jadwin)
Lab web
Moore GBMF webpage

Lead-P.I. : Theory Team on Topological Matter
(funded by multiple agencies)
Faculty and Executive Committee (2005-), Engineering-Physics Program, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Princeton University
EP webpage
Faculty (2002-), PRISM (Materials Institute, User of IAC), PRISM webpage
Member (2016-), Quantum Science and Engineering at Princeton group
QSE webpage

Co-Lead Proposer: MERLIN beamline (ARPES+RIXS) at ALS-LBNL-Berkeley (2005-)
Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; ALS-LBNL DOE User Facility
Miller Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley (2016-17)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2016--)
LBL webpage
Our group leads, directs or co-leads a number of projects at national and international laboratories including LBNL (Berkeley), SLAC (Stanford), Brookhaven, Paul Scherrer Inst (Switzerland), SOLEIL (France) and Rutherford-Appleton lab (Oxfordshire, UK).

Princeton Office:
321 Jadwin Hall: Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08540
Email: ;; Phone: 609-258-3044

Berkeley Office:
LBNL/AML Bldg-2; Room-235
1 Cyclotron Rd, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, CA 94720



Administrative Support:
Joanna M. Burkitt
Office: 311 Jadwin Hall
Office-Phone: 609-258-4315

Graduate Students:

Ilya Belopolski
Office: 429 Jadwin Hall

  Sonia Zhang

Sonia S. Zhang
Office: B64/B7 Jadwin Hall


Daniel D. Sanchez (Visiting)
Office: B64 Jadwin Hall

  Daniel Multer

Daniel Multer
Office: B64 Jadwin Hall

  Tyler A. Cochran

Tyler Cochran
Office: B64/B7 Jadwin Hall
Email: tylerac@Princeton.EDU

  Maksim Litskevich

Maksim Litskevich
Office: B64/B7 Jadwin Hall

Postdoctoral Scientists and Visiting Scholar/Faculty:

JiaXin Yin
Office: 315 Jadwin Hall


Guoqing Chang

Office: 315 Jadwin Hall
Email: guoqingc@Princeton.EDU


Hao Zheng (visiting)
Office: B-7 Jadwin Hall


Tay-Rong Chang (visiting)
Office: 316 Jadwin Hall


Shin-Ming Huang (visiting)

Office: 421 Jadwin Hall

Visiting Scientists/Faculty:

Hsin Lin


Raman Sankar


Zurab Guguchia


Guang Bian

Group Alumni:

David Hsieh (PhD 2009, Asst. Professor at CalTech 2012-)

L. Andrew Wray (PhD 2010, PD-Fellow at SLAC and LBNL 2013, Asst. Professor at NYU 2014-)

Yu-Qi Xia (PhD 2010, NOMURA-Hong Kong)

Su-Yang Xu (PhD 2015, Postdoc Fellow at Princeton 2015-16 and at MIT --)

Nasser Alidoust (PhD 2017, Rigetti Quantum Computing (2017- present)

Yinwan Li (Postdoc 2006, Argonne 2006-)

Y. Chuang (Joint Postdoc LBNL/PU 2006, Staff Scientist LBNL, Berkeley 2007-)

Hsin Lin (Visiting Scientist 2009-10, Asst. Professor at NUS, Singapore 2013-)

Dong Qian (Postdoc 2010, Professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University 2011-)

Chang Liu (Postdoc 2014, Asst. Professor at SUSTC, China 2014-)

Madhab Neupane (Postdoc 2014, Asst. Professor at Central Florida Univ. 2016-)

Guang Bian (Postdoc 2015-16, Asst. Professor at Missouri Univ. 2017-)

Cathy Kunkel (UG Thesis Research, 2007; Princeton University)

Zhiming Tan (Senior Thesis, 2008; PhD program at Oxford University)

Lindsay Gorman (UG Research, 2010; PhD program at Stanford University)

Ram Shankar (Senior Thesis, 2010; Princeton University Mathematics)

Samuel Mumford (Senior Thesis, 2014; PhD program at Stanford University)

Recent Collaborators/Coauthors:

J. Adell (Lund University)

M.-C. Asensio (Synchrotron SOLEIL)

A. Bansil (Northeastern University)

C. J. Butler (National Taiwan University)

M. Bissen (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

S. Basak (Northeastern University)

T. Balasubramanian (Lund University)

E. D. Bauer (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Yi Bian (Peking University)

T. Besara (Florida State University)

L. Balicas (Florida State University)

M. Brahlek (Rutgers)

F. Bertran (Synchrotron SOLEIL)

H. J. Bu (Nanjing University)

F. Chou (Taiwan Consortium of Emergent Crystalline Materials)

G. Chang (National University of Singapore)

H. Cao (Purdue University)

P.-J. Chen (National Taiwan University)

R. J. Cava (Princeton University)

T.-R. Chang (National Tsing Hua University)

T.-C. Chiang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Y. P. Chen (Purdue University)

T. Cole (University of Central Florida)

C.-K. Chiu (University of Maryland)

C. Chen (Synchrotron SOLEIL)

Y-D. Chuang (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

M.-W. Chu (National Taiwan University)

J. Hugo Dil (Paul Scherrer Institute)

T. Durakiewicz (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

T. Das (National University of Singapore)

K. Dimitri (University of Central Florida)

G. Dhakal (University of Central Florida)

N. Dhakal (University of Central Florida)

Z. Z. Du (South University of Science and Technology of China)

H. Eisaki (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

G. Eda (National University of Singapore)

A. V. Fedorov (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

B. M. Fregoso (University of California)

L. Fu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Z. Fisk (University of California at Irvine)

D.-W. Fu (Southeast University)

Y. Feng (Peking University)

G. A. Fiete (The University of Texas at Austin)

Li Fu (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

P. Le Fèvre (Synchrotron SOLEIL)

C. L. Gao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

D. D. Guan (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Q. Gibson (Princeton University)

S.-T. Guo (National Taiwan University)

V. Galitski (University of Maryland)

R. Guo (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

C. Guo (Peking University)

C.-Y. Huang (National Sun Yat-Sen University)

C.-H. Hsu (National University of Singapore)

F.-T. Huang (National Taiwan University)

L. Huang (Iowa State University)

S.-W. Huang (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

S.-M. Huang (National Sun Yat-sen University)

Z. Hussain (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

M. M. Hosen (University of Central Florida)

M.-A. Husanu (Paul Scherrer Institute)

M. Hoesch (Harwell Campus)

Y. Ishida (University of Tokyo)

H.-T. Jeng (National Tsing Hua University)

J.-F. Jia (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

R. Jayavel (Anna University)

S. Jia (Peking University)

W. Jie (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

A. Kaminski (Iowa State University)

D. J. Kim (University of California at Irvine)

J. W. Krizan (Princeton University)

S. K. Kushwaha (Princeton University)

S. K. Karna (National Taiwan University)

K. Kuroda (University of Tokyo)

T. Kondo (University of Tokyo)

D. Kaczorowski (Polish Academy of Sciences)

N. Koirala (Rutgers)

T. Kim (Harwell Campus, UK)

C. Liu (South University of Science and Technology of China)

C.-C. Lee (National University of Singapore)

G. Landolt (Paul Scherrer Institute)

H. Lin (National University of Singapore)

H. Lu (Peking University)

J. Liu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

M.-T. Lin (National Taiwan University)

W. L. Lee (Academia Sinica)

S.S. Li (National University of Singapore)

Z. Liu (Nanyang Technological University)

H. Lu (Peking University)

H-Z. Lu (South University of Science and Technology of China)

H. H. Liu (Peking University)

L. Li (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

Z. Q. Lin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

C.H. Liu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

C. E. Matt (Paul Scherrer Institut)

D. Mou (Iowa State University)

I. Panneer Muthuselvam (Academia Sinica)

I. Miotkowski (Purdue University)

K. Miyamoto (Hiroshima University)

L. Miao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

T. Miller (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

V. Madhavan (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

P. Maldonado (Uppsala University)

S. Memaran (Florida State University)

C. Mathy (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge)

T. Neupert (University of Zurich)

H. Nam (The University of Texas at Austin)

T. Okuda (Hiroshima University)

Y. Okada (Boston College)

Y. Ohtsubo (Synchrotron SOLEIL)

P. M. Oppeneer (Uppsala University)

S. Oh (Rutgers)

C. M. Polley (Lund University)

M. L. Prokopovych (Paul Scherrer Institut)

X. Pan (Nanjing University)

N. C. Plumb (Paul Scherrer Institut)

J. Ren (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

P. S. Riseborough (Temple University)

D. Rhodes (Florida State University)

V. Rogalev (Paul Scherrer Institut)

F. Ronning (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

B. Slomski (Paul Scherrer Institute)

M. Serbyn (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

R. Sankar (Academia Sinica)

S. Shin (University of Tokyo)

T. Schmitt (Paul Scherrer Institut)

V. N. Strocov (Paul Scherrer Institut)

J. Su (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

F. Song (Nanjing University)

B. Singh (National University of Singapore)

C.-K. Shih (The University of Texas at Austin)

M. Shi (Paul Scherrer Institut)

S.Q. Shen (The University of Hong Kong)

A. Taleb-Ibrahimi (Synchrotron SOLEIL)

W.-F. Tsai (National University of Singapore)

B.B. Tong (Peking University)

J. Tian (Purdue University)

S. Velury (University of California)

B. Wang (Northeastern University)

D. Walkup (Boston College)

K. Wang (South University of Science and Technology of China)

M. Wong (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

N. L. Wang (Peking University)

T. Wang (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

X. Wang (Nanjing University of Science and Technology)

Y. J. Wang (Northeastern University)

Y. Wu (Iowa State University)

Z. F. Wang (University of Utah)

N. Wakeham (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

B. J. Wieder (KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University)

C. M. Wang (South University of Science and Technology of China)

J. F. Wang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

G.Q. Wang (Peking University)

G. H. Wang (Nanjing University)

C. Xu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

X. Xiao (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

X-C. Xie (Peking University)

Y. Xu (The University of Texas at Austin)

C. Xiang (Peking University)

M.-Y. Yao (Beijing Institute of Technology)

Z. Yuan (Peking University)

R. Yukawa (University of Tokyo)

K. Yaji (University of Tokyo)

N. Yao (Princeton University)

P. Yu (Nanyang Technological University)

Z.-M. Yu (Beijing Institute of Technology)

S. A. Yang (Singapore University of Technology and Design)

C. Zhang (Peking University)

G. Zha (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

I. Zeljkovic (Boston College)

W. Zhou (Boston College)

X. Zhang (Peking University)

H. Zhang (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

L. Zhang (University of Illinois at Urbana?Champaign)

C.-L. Zhang (Peking University)

J.-X. Zhu (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

J. Zhang (High Magnetic Field Laboratory, CAS)

Q. R. Zhang (Florida State University)

B. Zeng (Florida State University)

X.T. Zhou (National University of Singapore)

C. Zhang (Peking University)

Recent Undergraduate Students:

Pavel Shibayev


Ioanna Kourkoulou


Daniel Davis
California State University, REU Summer Research


Saavanth Velury
University of California, Berkeley, Summer Research