December 13, 2019, Zurich, Switzerland
The Memorial Symposium will commemorate the scientific work and life of Prof. Alexey Soluyanov, who passed away on 26 Oct 2019 after tragically losing his battle with cancer. Prof. Soluyanov made seminal contributions to several fields of topological condensed matter theory, such as the prediction of new species of topological semimetals, developing computational tools for high- throughput search for novel topological materials, and the study of Majorana nanowires with prospective applications for quantum information technology.
The Memorial Symposium brings together the closest international collaborators of Prof. Soluyanov, his academic supervisors, his former and current group members, the local faculty members, as well as local physics students. A lively and stimulating symposium will not just celebrate the former work of Prof. Soluyanov, but also nurture further scientific discussions between the participants, and expand on the influential ideas that Prof. Soluyanov brought forward to the scientific community.
The Symposium takes place at the downtown campus of the University of Zurich in RAA G01
For registration, please send an email to the conference secretary Gaby Aeppli.
Any contributions for Alexey's family are greatly appreciated.
Leetchi money pot (in EUR): https://www.leetchi.com/c/soluyanov
|9:15||David Vanderbilt (Rutgers)
Topology and the Wannier Representation
|9:45||Nicola Spaldin (ETHZ)
Hunting for magnetoelectric monopoles
|10:15||Sebastian Huber (ETHZ)
Fragile topology in acoustics
|11:15||Aris Alexandradinata (UIUC)
Teleportation of Berry curvature on the surface of a Hopf insulator
|11:45||Alexandra Nelson (UZH)
Recent developments on Hopf insulators
|12:00||Arkadiy Davydov (UZH)
Modelling realistic Hamiltonians for moiré systems"
|12:15||Bartholomew Andrews (UZH)
Fractional quantum Hall states for Moiré superstructures in the Hofstadter regime
|12:30||Lunch Break (individually)
For food options, follow someone local or see here
|14:00||Matthias Troyer (Microsoft)
Materials simulation and quantum computing
|14:30||Georg Wolfgang Winkler (Microsoft)
Topological Superconductivity in Full-Shell Nanowires
|15:00||Yazyev Oleg (EPFL)
Searching for materials realizations of novel topological phases
|16:00||Maia Garcia Vergniory (DIPC)
Topological Quantum Chemistry of Light
|16:30||Tomas Bzdusek (PSI)
Nodal lines, chains, and braids
|17:00||B Andrei Bernevig (Princeton)
Hinge Fermi Arcs