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

Office Map


Microsoft Research Station Q
CNSI Building Room 2243
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA, 93106
mahastin at microsoft dot com

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