Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Materials Science

Affiliated Faculty

Austin Minnich

Austin Minnich

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Physics

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 2006; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008; Ph.D., 2011. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2011-17, Professor, 2017-.


Research Group Matters
Sonya Lincoln
250 Gates-Thomas Laboratory
(626) 395-3385

Research Group Website

Research Overview

Professor Minnich's research focuses on transport phenomena in solids, numerical methods for the simulation of quantum many-body systems, and the development of materials and technology for precision measurement.

List of Research Areas

Low noise amplifiers, electronic noise, quantum-limited measurements, quantum devices and technology, quantum simulation

MS News about Austin Minnich

  • Researchers Develop New Quantum Algorithm »
  • Austin Minnich is a Recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award »
  • Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research »

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