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Past Member

Jeff Murugan

Funding provided by the National Science Foundation

Affiliation

Natural Sciences

Field of Study

Mathematical Physics, String Theory, Quantum Gravity

Home Institution

University of Cape Town
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Jeff Murugan’s current interests lie in the interface of topology and physics. In particular, he is trying to understand certain aspects of the topology of quantum states, including the role played by low-dimensional dualities in planar topological superconductors and insulators.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Natural Sciences

Degrees

University of Cape Town
Ph.D.
2006

Honors

2014
President of the South African Gravity Society
2011
Member of South African Young Academy of Science

Appointments

University of Cape Town
2020
Professor of Mathematical Physics
University of Cape Town
2014–2016
Associate Professor
University of Cape Town
2010–2013
Senior Lecturer
University of Cape Town
2006–2009
Lecturer
Brown University
2004–2006
Postdoctoral Fellow