Principal Investigator

Dr. Sumanta Tewari
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Condensed Matter Theory, Quantum Computation
Clemson University

Office: 102A Kinard Laboratory
Phone: (864) 656-5321
Fax: (864) 656-0805
Email: stewari@clemson.edu

Education
Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003
M.S., Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1997

Research Interests

  • Theoretical condensed matter physics
  • Topological superconductors/Topological insulators
  • Topological quantum computation
  • High temperature cuprate superconductivity

Professional Experience

  • Clemson University, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2013 - present
  • Clemson University, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2008 - 2013
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Research Associate of Physics, 2005-2008
  • University of Oregon, Eugene/University of Maryland, College Park (Joint appointment), Research Associate of Physics, 2003-2005

Professional Activities

  • Referee: Nature Physics, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Physical Review A, European Journal of Physics, Annals of Physics (NY, USA)
  • Proposal Reviewer: National Science Foundation, USA (NSF-DMR, NSF-Physics); Department of Energy (DOE), USA; Netherlands Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), Netherlands
  • Fellow: American Physical Society


Postdoctoral and Research Associates

  • Kangjun Seo
    Postdoctoral Associate
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Graduate Students

  • E. Dumitrescu
    4th year Graduate Student of Physics and Astronomy
  • E. Figg
    2nd year Graduate Student of Physics and Astronomy
  • G. Sharma
    2nd year Graduate Student of Physics and Astronomy
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Undergraduate Students

  • B. Roberts, Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Project: Senior Thesis
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Former Group Members

  • B. Schroeder, Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Project: Senior Thesis
  • A. Allen, Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Project: Senior Thesis
  • E. Wechsler, Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Project: Senior Thesis
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