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Congratulations to Mallika Randeria, (Princeton Ph.D. 2019) selected to receive the American Physical Society’s 2021 Richard L. Greene Dissertation Award in Experimental Condensed Matter or Materials Physics. 

Congratulations to Eduardo da Silva Neto (former Yazdani Lab grad student) who will be joining Yale University as an Assistant Professor of Physics. (posted July 2020)

Ali Yazdani awarded Moore Foundation funding for quantum systems
Princeton University home page (posted May 28, 2020)

Congratuulations to Kevin Nuckolls, selected as one of 16 recipients for the APS Physics "5 Sigma Physicist Award" for Outstanding Advocacy. (posted April 2020)

When electrons follow new interaction rules, superconductivity ensues
Energy.gov (posted February 2020)

Mallika Randeria captures images of the quantum world
Discovery> Research at Princeton Magazine (posted December 2019)

Congratulations: Yonglong Xie for being selected for Harvard Quantum Initiative Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship after completing his thesis in fall 2019. (posted Fall 2019)

Experiments explore the mysteries of ‘magic’ angle superconductors
by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research (posted July 31, 2019)

Mysterious Majorana quasiparticle is now closer to being controlled for quantum computering
by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research (posted July 1, 2019)

Congratulations: Ali Yazdani, elected to the National Academy of Sciences. (posted May 2019)

Congratulations: Mallika Randeria who was selected for an MIT Pappalardo Fellowship in Physics. Mallika completed her Ph.D. in spring 2019 and joined MIT in Fall 2019. (posted January 2019)

Congratulations: Sangjun Jeon, moving on as assistant professor of physics at Chung-Ang University (Republic of Korea). Sangjun was the lab manager for the Yazdani lab since January 2013. (posted August 2018)

Congratulations: Benjamin Feldman, moving on as assistant professor of physics at Stanford University. Ben was an associate research scholar and Dicke Fellow with the Yazdani lab since November 2013. (posted November 2017)

"Imaging Landau orbits to observe a nematic quantum Hall phase"
Mallika Randeria, invited talk on August 1, 2017 at the Kavli Institute of Theortical Physics (UC, Santa Barbara) conference (Webcast ▶ 32:37)

"Distinguishing a Majorana Zero Mode Using Spin-Polarized Measurements"
Ali Yazdani, invited talk on June 7, 2017 at the SPICE (Mainz, Germany) workshop (YouTube ▶ 44:37)

Congratulations: Hiroyuki Inoue, moving on as postdoc to the Weizmann Insitute of Science
Hiro was a postdoctoral research associate with the Yazdani lab since November 2014. (posted May 2017)

Congratulations: Adam Bowman, moving on as Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University
Adam (Princeton class of 2017) worked on his junior paper and senior thesis with the Yazdani group.

"Topological Connections and Protection in Metals and Insulators" 
Ali Yazdani, Loeb Lecture on November 3, 2016 at Harvard University (YouTube ▶ 1:02:20)

"Visualizing a Nematic Quantum Liquid" 
Ali Yazdani, Loeb Lecture on November 1, 2016 at Harvard University (YouTube ▶ 1:07:27)

"Spotting the Elusive Majorana under the Microscope"
Ali Yazdani, Loeb Lecture on October 31, 2016 at Harvard University (YouTube ▶ 1:07:27)

Unusual quantum liquid on crystal surface could inspire future electronics
by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research (posted October 2016)

"Hunting for Exotic Quantum Particles under the Microscope"
Ali Yazdani, invited talk in January 2016, Aspen Center for Physics (Webcast ▶ 56:24)

Congratulations: András Gyenis, moving on as postdoc with Electrical Engineering, Princeton 
András completed his Ph.D. in 2016 with the Yazdani group and will join Prof. Andrew Houck's group. 

Congratulations: Ilya Drozdov, moving on as a researcher with Brookhaven National Laboratory
Ilya completed his Ph.D. in 2016 with the Yazdani group and will join Dr. Ivan Bozovic's group.

Congratulations to Ali Yazdani on his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
by Department of Physicsosted Apil 2015)

Schmidt fund awards promote new technologies in computation and health
osted March 2015)

Congratulations: Stevan Nadj-Perge, moving on as Assistant Professor, Caltech. Stevan has been a postdoctoral research associate with the Yazdani group since 2012. (posted March 2015)

Finally! Sub-atomic particle observed, both matter & antimatter
By RT.com (posted October 2014)

Capping decades of searching, Princeton scientists observe elusive particle that is its own antiparticle
by Steven Schultz, Office of Engineering Communications, osted October 2014)

New Particle Is Both Matter and Antimatter: Researchers see signature of “Majorana particles” inside superconducting iron
by Clara Moskowitz, Scientific American (published October 2014)

Four win awards from The Moore Foundation
by Department of Physicsosted September 2014)

Congratulations to Ali Yazdani on receiving a Humboldt Research Award
by Department of Physicsosted September 2014)

Congratulations: Brian Zhou moving on as a Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago
Eduardo completed his Ph.D. in 2014 at Princeton and will join Prof. David Awschalom's group. 

Congratulations: Gabe Peterson, moving on as Ph.D. candidate at U. Colorado, Boulder
Gabe (Princeton class of 2014) worked on his junior paper and senior thesis with the Yazdani group.

"Visualizing Topological Quantum States: From Dirac Edge States to Majorana Zero Modes"
Ali Yazdani, invited talk on April  7, 2014 at the UC, Berkeley colloquium (Webcast ▶ 57:36)

Congratulations: Pegor Aynajian, moving on as Assistant Professor, Binghamton University
Pegor has been a postdoctoral research associate with the Yazdani group since 2009. (posted August 2013)

Congratulations: Eduardo H. da Silva Neto moving on as postdoc, University of British Columbia
Eduardo completed his Ph.D. in 2013 at Princeton and will join the Quantum Matter Institute at UBC. (posted August 2013)

Congratulations: Shashank Misra moving on as Staff Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories
Shashank was a postdoctoral research associate with the Yazdani group since 2010. (posted June 2013)

Princeton ‘seed money’ yields research results
by Jennifer Altmann, Princeton Alumni Weekly (published March 2013)

Congratulations: Jungpil Seo moving on as Assistant Professor, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology 
Jungpil was a postdoctoral research associate with the Yazdani lab since 2009. (posted December 2012)

Yazdani elected as Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (posted November 2012)

Congratulations: Haim Beidenkopf moving on as Assistant Professor, Weizmann Institute. Haim was a postdoctoral research associate with the Yazdani lab since 2009. (posted September 2012)

Topological insulators for improved electronics 
by Research at Princeton (published December 2011)

"High Temperature Superconductivity: Energy Efficiency Meets Quantum Mechanics"
Ali Yazdani, delivers the 2011 Heinz R. Pagles Public Lecture Series at The Aspen Center for Physics (Webcast ▶ 56:24)

Placing a $1.2 million bet on a pair of risky ideas
By Brett Tomlinson and W. Raymond Ollwerther '71, ublished January 2011)

Princeton scientists find unusual electrons that go with the flow
by Kitta MacPhersonosted July 2010)

Electrons On The Brink
by Shelly Dubois, Science Friday (posted March 2010)

"Helical Metals on the Surfaces of Topological Insulators"
Ali Yazdani, invited talk on September 29, 2010 at the ETH, Zurich  (Webcast ▶ 46:34)

Where's the glue? Scientists find a surprise when they look for what binds in superconductivity
by Kitta MacPhersonosted April 2008)

Yazdani named one of 'Brilliant 10' by Popular Science magazine

Scientists build 'magnetic semiconductors' one atom at a time

Nanotech Fine-Tuning
osted January 2002)