• $2M NSF FuSe Grant Awarded to QMC Researchers

    A team of UMD researchers led by Carlos Ocampo (MSE and IREAP) and including Ichiro Takeuchi (MSE) have been awarded a $2 million grant to support the discovery of new
  • APPLY NOW for the 7th FQM Winter School!

    QMC is hosting its 7th annual Fundamentals of Quantum Materials Winter School, to be held at the University of Maryland, January 15-19, 2024.  This school, (sponsored by the Gordon & Betty
  • Podcast with Rick Greene on Room Temperature Superconductivity

    False alarms sounded recently about the discovery of a room temperature superconductor by way of a material called LK-99. Since then, there has been a surge in interest in the
  • Pair Density Wave Mania!

    Two QMC collaborations - with the Madhavan group at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and the Davis group at Cornell University, University College Cork and Oxford University - have found striking instances
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Upcoming Events

5 Oct
9 Oct
PHYS838C Seminar: Open
10.09.2023 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12 Oct
10.12.2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
16 Oct
PHYS838C Seminar: Jarryd Horn
10.16.2023 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Contact Info

QMC is an interdisciplinary research center located in the Department of Physics
at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Director: Johnpierre Paglione

Phone: 301.405.8285
Fax: 301.405.3779
Email: qmc@umd.edu

A Message from the Director

JP coverThe Maryland Quantum Materials Center supports cutting-edge experimental research in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland. Including a diverse range of faculty, research scientists, graduate and undergraduate students, QMC researchers are working on topics ranging from the search for new quantum materials to the design of new electronic devices that work on new physical principles.

The research done today in QMC will have an impact on the technological challenges of tomorrow, from high-speed computing to energy generation, storage, and transfer. QMC provides an exciting, collaborative environment for undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers to receive excellent training for careers in science and technology. Please take a look at the rest of this website to find out more about our exciting center!

--Johnpierre Paglione, Director