### Matthew B. Hastings

#### Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum Information, and Mathematical Physics.

## Research Interests

* Correlated Electrons * Topological Order * Quantum Information * Mathematical Physics * Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

I am interested in novel applications of statistical mechanics to quantum mechanical systems. For a more detailed list of some specific topics, see Research and Publications.

## Education and Employment

Senior Research Scientist, Microsoft Research, 2009-present

Technical Staff Member, Complex Systems Group, 2000-2009 (2000-03 as Feynman Fellow)

R.H. Dicke Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University, 1997-2000

Ph.D. in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997

B.S. in Mathematics and Physics, Yale University, 1994

## Contact

Microsoft Research Station Q

CNSI Building Room 2243

University of California

Santa Barbara, CA, 93106

mahastin at microsoft dot com

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