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Ruixing Zhang
Assistant Professor

Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Office: 203 South College
Phone: (865) 974-7837
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Brief Vita
  • PhD, Physics, Penn State University (2018)
  • BSc, Physics, University of Science and Technology of China (2012)

  • Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee (2021)
  • Joint Quantum Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland (2018-2021)
  • Research Assistant, Penn State University (2016-2018)

Selected Honors
  • Joint Quantum Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Maryland (2018)
  • 8th Peter Eklund Lecturing Award, Penn State University (2017)
  • David C. Duncan Graduate Fellowship, Penn State University (2014-2016)

Research Interests

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  • Topological insulators and semimetals
  • Majorana materialization, unconventional superconductivity, and topological quantum information processing
  • Floquet topological systems
  • Twistronics and moiré physics
  • Experimental realization and detection of SPT phase
  • Luttinger liquids
  • Valleytronics and Spintronics

Selected Publications

Google Scholar Profile

(Cover Article for Phys. Rev. Lett. Vol 126, Issue 13,

(Cover Article for Phys. Rev. Lett. Vol 123, Issue 16,



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