April 2016:
Lecture series on CFT and non-abelian bosonization at the EPFL... [More]

August 2015:
Accepted offer to start as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne...

July 2015:
Albertus Magnus Teaching Award. Many thanks to my enthusiastic students!

June 2014:
Jochen admitted to Bonn-Cologne Graduate School of Physics and Astronomy (BCGS). Congratulations!

April 2014:
Jerome Dubail (Nancy) visiting for a week...

March 2014:
Hong-Hao Tu (MPQ) visiting for a week...

January 2014:
Abhishek Roy (Urbana-Champaign) starting as a postdoc...

October 2013:
Kasper successful with his PhD Defense. Congratulations...

April 2013:
Spin Model Seminar started... [More]

January 2013:
Successful with Habilitation...

June 2012:
University of Cologne and BCGS successful in the German Federal "Excellence Initiative". [More]

June 2012:
Peter awarded Marie-Curie Fellowship for research at the University of Luxembourg. Congratulaions!

November 2011:
Abbas Saberi awarded Humboldt Fellowship. Congratulations!

October 2011:
Harm Michalski and Nezhla Aghaei joined the group for their diploma/master thesis.

July 2011:
Kasper admitted to Bonn-Cologne Graduate School of Physics and Astronomy (BCGS).

May 2011:
Kasper awarded Kamerlingh Onnes Prize for his master thesis. Congratulations!

May 2011:
SFB project evaluated positively.

May 2011:
Abbas Saberi (Teheran) starting as a postdoc...

April 2010:
Offer to lead a Junior Research Group in Cologne.

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Welcome to the homepage of Thomas Quella and his Junior Research Group in Mathematical Physics at the University of Cologne.

At the moment the group consists of Kay Herklotz, Jochen Peschutter, Abhishek Roy and myself. Associated member: Abbas Saberi.

We are an active member of the SFB|TR12 "Symmetries and Universality in Mesoscopic Systems" and of the newly established Center of Excellence "Quantum Matter and Materials" (QM2). Together with the groups of Alexander Alldridge, Rochus Klesse and Martin Zirnbauer we run the weekly "Leibniz Group Seminar" (current program). In addition, we have a more focused internal seminar with topics ranging from 2D conformal field theory to topological phases of matter.