2014-2017 Distinguished Research Professor at Faculty of Sience, UvA
since 1999 Professor of Theoretical Physics, UvA
1995-1999 Associate professor, UvA
1994-1995 Assistant profesor, Princeton University
1992-1994 Postdoctoral fellow, Princeton University
1989-1992 Postdoctoral fellow, SUNY at Stony Brook
since 2016 Co-director, QuSoft - Research Centre for Quantum Software
Oct 2012-2014 Dean, Faculty of Science
2011-2012 Director, Institute of Physics UvA
2008-2011 Director, Institute for Theoretical Physics UvA
2006-2008 Chairman board Dutch Research School for Theoretical Physics
1985-1989 PhD Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University
1980-1985 undergraduate studies (Theoretical) Physics, Utrecht University
My publications include around 100 papers in Journals and Proceedings, 4 books and around 10 popular publications, some of them in Dutch.
Selected key publications
Quantum many-body scars in transverse field Ising ladders and beyond, Phys. Rev B 101 (2020) 220305 (with B. van Voorden and J. Minar)
Single-step implementation of high-fidelity n-bit Toffoli gate , Phys. Rev. A 101 (2020) 022308 (with S.E. Rasmussen, K. Groenland, R. Gerritsma, N.T. Zinner)
Strange Metals in One Spatial Dimension , Phys. Rev. D86 (2012) 066003 (with R. Gopakumar, A. Hashimoto, I.R. Klebanov, S. Sachdev).
Particles in non-Abelian gauge potentials: Landau problem and insertion of non-Abelian flux , New. Jour. Phys. 13 (2011) 045012 ( with B. Estienne and S.M. Haaker).
Topological phases: Wormholes in Quantum Matter , Nature Physics 5, 784 - 785 (2009) .
Non-Abelian anyons: when Ising meets Fibonacci , Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 076803 (with E. Grosfeld).
Experimental signatures of non-Abelian statistics in clustered quantum Hall states , Phys. Rev. B 79 (2009) 245305 (with R. Ilan, E. Grosfeld, A. Stern).
Entanglement entropy in fermionic Laughlin states , Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 060401 (with M. Haque, O. Zozulya).
Wavefunctions for topological quantum registers , Ann. Phys. 322 (2007) 201-235 (with E. Ardonne).
Exact results for strongly-correlated fermions in 2+1 dimensions , Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 (2005) 046403 (with P. Fendley).
Quantum Hall states and boson triplet condensate for rotating spin-1 bosons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 89 (2003) 120401 (with J.W. Reijnders, F.J.M. van Lankvelt and N. Read).
A New Class of Non-Abelian Spin-Singlet Quantum Hall States , Phys. Rev. Lett. 82 (1999) 5096-5099 (with E. Ardonne).
Spinon bases, Yangian symmetry and fermionic representations of Virasoro characters in conformal field theory , Phys. Lett. 338B (1994) 448-456 (with P. Bouwknegt and A.W.W. Ludwig).
W-Symmetry in conformal field theory , Phys. Rep. 223 (1993) 183-276 (with P. Bouwknegt).
New exactly solvablemodel for strongly correlated electrons motivated by high-T_c superconductivity , Phys. Rev. Lett. 68 (1992) 2960-2963 (with F. Essler and V. Korepin).
Extensions of the Virasoro algebra constructed from Kac-Moody algebras using higher order Casimir invariants , Nucl. Phys. B304 (1988) 348-370 (with F.A. Bais, P. Bouwknegt and M. Surridge).
O(N)-extended superconformal field theory in superspace , Nucl. Phys. B295 [FS21] (1988) 634-652.
Dyon van Vreumingen, Bart van Voorden (PhD 2020), Koen Groenland (PhD 2020), Thessa Fokkema (PhD 2016), Shanna Haaker (PhD 2014), Jesper Romers (PhD 2012), Sasha Zozulya (PhD 2011), Liza Huijse (PhD 2010), Jasper Reijnders (PhD 2005), Frank van Lankvelt (PhD 2004), Eddy Ardonne (PhD 2002), Ronald van Elburg (PhD 2000), Marco Moriconi (PhD 1997, Princeton).
Seenivasan Hariharan, Jiri Minar, Giandomenico Palumbo, Ville Lahtinen, Michiel Snoek, Benoit Estienne, Raoul Santachiara, Davide Controzzi, Stephane Peysson, Sathya Guruswamy.
Quantum Delta NL (2020-2021), NWO Pionier (2000), UvA Research Priority Area Quantum Matter and Quantum Information (2015), FOM projectruimte (2007, 1998), projects in FOM programs (2011, 2008, 2005, 2000) plus smaller grants with EU, ESF and NATO.