Condensed Matter Theory

Research mission

Our research focuses on nano and mesoscopic physics, with a goal to characterize materials between the atomic and the macroscopic scale, and enable their novel functionalities.

Research consortia

NANOlab Center of Excellence

Scientific Research Community (FWO-WOG) Computational Modeling of Materials

Excellence-of-Science consortium ShapeMEShapeable 2D magnetoelectronics by design

European Network for Innovative and Advanced Epitaxy (OPERA

EU-COST Action Nanoscale Coherent Hybrid Devices for Superconducting Quantum Technologies (NANOCOHYBRI)


EU-COST Action High-Temperature SuperConductivity for AcceLerating the Energy Transition (HI-SCALE)

MultiSuper Network

Open positions

We are supporting applications for prestigious fellowships:
- FWO at PhD and postdoctoral levels  (deadline March 1st and Dec. 1st respectively)
- Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships (deadline mid Sept.)

We also have extensive experience in hosting joint PhD students and are therefore inviting visiting PhD students and postdoctoral researchers from China, Brazil, Iran (alternative), Colombia, Turkey, or other countries that provide visiting scholarships.

More details can be found in the Open positions section.