Prize Recipient

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Igor L Aleiner
Columbia University; Google Quantum AI


"For foundational work on many-body localization, its associated phase transition, and implications for thermalization and ergodicity."


Igor Aleiner received his PhD in Physics in 1996 for University of Minnesota. He is interested in quantum effects in Condensed Matter Physics especially in various incarnations of localization phenomena. Igor Aleiner is a fellow of APS and the recipient of 2000 McMillan award.

Selection Committee:

Greg Huber, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Leo Radzihovsky (U Colorado) Leticia Cugliandolo (LPTHE, Jussieu, Paris) Alexander Balatsky (U Connecticut) Daniel Friedan (Rutgers U)