Riccardo Comin

Riccardo Comin

Class of 1947 Career Development Assistant Professor of Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room 13-2153
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Office: 617-253-7834
Email: rcomin AT mit DOT edu
Curriculum Vitae
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Education:
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy (09/2004 – 07/2007)
M.Sc. in Physics, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy (09/2007 – 07/2009)
Ph. D. in Physics, University of British Columbia, Canada (09/2009 – 12/2013)

Employment History:
Research Assistant, Dept. of Physics & Quantum Matter Institute, University of British Columbia (09/2009 – 03/2014)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto (04/2014 – 06/2016)
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (07/2016)

Awards:
Sloan Fellowship, awarded by the Sloan Foundation (02/2018)
CLS Young Investigator Award, awarded by the Canadian Light Source (05/2017)
Bryan R. Coles Prize, awarded by the International Conference on Strongly Correlated Electron Systems (05/2016)
McMillan Award, awarded by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (12/2015)
John Charles Polanyi Prize in Physics, awarded by the Council of Ontario Universities (11/2015)
Fonda-Fasella Award, awarded by the Italian Light Source Elettra (12/2014)
G. Bancroft Ph.D. Thesis Award, awarded by the Canadian Light Source (05/2014)

Research Interests:
Area: Experimental Condensed Matter
Field: Electronic orders and dynamics in quantum materials
Topics & Techniques: Synthesis of crystalline and thin film materials; Measurement of physical properties; Resonant x-ray scattering; X-ray diffraction; Inelastic scattering; Time-resolved photon scattering; Emergent phenomena at interfaces