Lea Santos

Professor, Chair

Department of Physics
Stern College for Women
Yeshiva University
245 Lexington Avenue (room 504)
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 340 7705
Email: lsantos2@yu.edu

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 Postdoctoral fellows
  • Dr. Mauro Schiulaz (2018- )

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  • Dr. Marco Távora (2015- 2017)

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  • Dr. Eduardo Jonathan Torres-Herrera (2012 - 2014)
Long-term Visitors

Prof. Itzhak Roditi (CBPF, Rio, Brazil) [Spring 2016)

Prof. Francisco Pérez-Bernal (Universidad de Huelva, Spain) [Fall 2015]

 Dr. Manas Vyas (Washington State University) [Fall 2013]

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Professor Felix Izrailev

(Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Mexico, and Michigan State University)  [Fall 2011]

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Research Associate Guillermo Quinteiro

(Fulbright Fellow, Univ. de Buenos Aires, Argentina)   [Fall 2011]

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Previous and current students
  • Bar Alluf
  • Judy Alper
  • Robin F. Burger
  • Davida Cohen
  • Julie Dinerman
  • Frieda Dukesz
  • Elisheva Elbaz
  • Tamar Felman
  • Ayelet Friedman
  • Shoshana Gilbert
  • Aviva Gubin
  • Connie Jiang
  • Kira Joel
  • Jonathan Karp
  • Davida Kollmar
  • Ajesh Kumar
  • Yonina Loskove
  • Rebecca Peyser
  • Zoe Rothstein (high school student)
  • Aviva Schiffmiller
  • Rebecca Segal
  • Shira Segal
  • Aviva Shooman
  • Elisheva Sprung (high school student)
  • Esther Vidal
  • Marina Zilbergerts

 

Conferences, Workshops and Invited Talks (since 2008)
  • 2019

*) Workshop on Quantum and Classical Systems with Long-range Interactions (Natal, Jul/15-19, 2019)

*) FQMT19: Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermodynamics (Prague, Czech Republic, Jul/14-20, 2019)

*) KITP: Open Quantum System Dynamics: Quantum Simulators and Simulations Far From Equilibrium (Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Apr/17-30)

*) II Workshop on Quantum Information and Thermodynamics (Natal, Brasil, Mar/11-22, 2019)

*) Conference on Many-body Quantum Chaos (Aspen, USA, Mar/10-16, 2019)

*) Conference on Nonequilibrium and transport in many-body systems (Weizmann - Rehovot, Israel, Jan/20-24, 2019)

  • 2018

*) Seminar at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (Florida State University, Dec/07, 2018)

*) Workshop on Ergoditicy Breaking in Many Body Systems (Natal, Brazil, Nov/12-23, 2018)

*) Colloquium at CCNY (New York, NY, Oct/31, 2018)

*) Workshop on "Random Matrices, Integrability and Complex Systems" (Yad Hashmona, Israel, Oct/03-08)

*) Workshop on Out of equilibrium dynamics of many-body systems (Osnabrück, Germany, Sep/24-26, 2018) 

*) IWDS2018 - International Workshop on Disordered Systems 2018 (Daejeon, South Korea, Sep/03-07, 2018)

*) KITP - The Dynamics of Quantum Information (Santa Barbara, CA, Sep/10-15)

*) XIX International Congress on Mathematical Physics (Montreal, Canada, Jul/23-28)

*) Chirikov Conference, (Cuernavaca, Mexico, Jun/11-15)

*) QPTn9 - 9th international workshop: Quantum Phase Transitions in Nuclei and Many-body Systems, (Padova, Italy, May/22-25, 2018)

*) Xi'an Jiatong University (Xi'an, China, May/03-09, 2018)

*) QUAMAT18 - Workshop on Chaos and Dynamics in Correlated Quantum Matter (Dresden, Germany, Mar/19-23, 2018)

*) Workshop on Quantum Many-Body Systems Far From Equilibrium
(Stellenbosch, South Africa, Mar/12-16, 2018)

*) Workshop: Equilibration and Thermalization in Finite Quantum Systems (Mexico City, Mexico, Jan/15-19, 2018)

  • 2017

*) Workshop: Progress in quantum collective phenomena - from MBL to black holes
(Simons Center, Stony Brook, Nov/13-17, 2017)

*) Workshop: Topological Dynamics: Quantum and Classical
(NJIT, Newark, NJ,  Nov/06-08, 2017)

*) Workshop  “Quantum Thermodynamics”
(ITAMP, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Oct/30-Nov/01, 2017)

*) University of Toronto
(Toronto, Canada, Oct/27, 2017)

*) Workshop: Wonders of Broken Integrability
(Simons Center, Stony Brook, Oct/02-06, 2017)

*) Quantum Innovators in science and engineering
(Waterloo, Canada, Oct/2-5, 2017)

*)Research Unit: Fundamental Aspects of Statistical Mechanics and the Emergence of Thermodynamics in Non-Equilibrium Systems
(Osnabrück, Germany Sep/25-27, 2017)

*) 2nd Brazilian Meeting on Statistical Mechanics
(Ilheus, Bahia, Brazil, Sep/17-20, 2017) 

*) Open Quantum Systems
(Bengaluru, India, Jul/17-28, 2017)

*) FQMT 2017: Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermdynamics
(Prague, Czech Republic, Jul 09-15, 2017)

*) Universidad Autónoma de Mexico
(Cuernavaca, Mexico, Jun/21, 2017)

*) CQS 2017: Complex Quantum Systems Dynamics
(Cartagena, Spain, May 08-12, 2017)

*) CUNY La Guardia
(New York, NY, USA, April 26, 2017)

*) Workshop on Dynamics and Hydrodynamics of Certain Quantum Matter (GC-CUNY)
 (CUNY, New York, NY, USA, Mar 20-23, 2017)

*) March Meeting 2017 
(New Orleans, USA, Mar 13-17, 2017)

*) NMP17: Nuclei and Mesoscopic Physics 2017 Conference
(East Lansing MI, USA, Mar 06-10, 2017)

*) CUNY Graduate Center
(New York, NY, USA, Mar 03, 2017)

*) The Royal Society
(London, UK, Feb/6-7, 2017)

*) Universidad Autónoma de Mexico
(Mexico City, Mexico, Jan/23, 2017)

  • 2016

*) Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
(Puebla, Mexico, Sep/30, 2016)

*) University of Waterloo
(Waterloo, Canada Aug/31, 2016)

*) Conference on Long-Range-Interacting Many Body Systems: from Atomic to Astrophysical Scales
(Trieste, Italy, Jul/25-29)

*) University of Heidelberg
(Heidelberg, Germany, Jul/05-07)

*) 10th International Workshop on Disordered System (IWDS10)
(Brescia, Italy, Jun/27-Jul/01)

*) Workshop: Quantum non-equilibrium phenomena
[Organizer]
(International Institute of Physics, Natal, Brazil, Jun/06-18)

*) Workshop: Quantum Phase Transitions in Nuclei (QPTn)
(Prague, Czech Republic, Jun/6-9)

*) DAMOP Meeting
(Providence, RI, USA, May/23-27)

*) 6th International Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity
[Plenary Talk]
(São José dos Campos, Brazil, May/16-20)

*) UMass- Boston
(Boston, USA, Mar/30)

*) APS March Meeting 2016
(Baltimore, USA, Mar/14-18)
 

  • 2015

*) University of Southern California                           
(Los Angeles, CA, Dec/11, 2015)
 

*) Workshop Isolated many-body quantum systems out of equilibrium: from unitary time evolution to quantum kinetic equations                            
(Bad Honnef, Germany, Nov/30-Dec/03, 2015)

*) ECT* Workshop on excited-state quantum phase transitions
(Trento, Italy, Sept/21-25, 2015)

*) FQMT15 - Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermodynamics     
(Prague, Czech Republic, Jul/27-Aug/01, 2015)

*) Workshop Beyond integrability: The mathematics and physics of integrability and its breaking in low-dimensional strongly correlated quantum phenomena

(Montreal, Canada, Jul/13-17, 2015)

*) DAMOP Meeting
(Columbus, OH , USA, Jun/08-12, 2015)

*) Harvard University Seminar                                           
(Cambridge, MA, USA, May/14 2015)

*) Workshop: Aspects of non-equilibrium dynamics in quantum computation: adiabaticity, noise and many-body localization                                    
(New York, NY, USA, Apr/06-09 2015)

*) UMass-Amherst Seminar                                           
(Amherst, MA, USA, Apr/02 2015)

*) ITAMP at Harvard University                                      
(Cambridge, MA, USA, Mar/13 2015)

*) Workshop on Quantum Information and Thermodynamics                 
(Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil, Feb/23-27 2015)

*) UMass-Boston Colloquium                                            
(Boston, MA, USA, Feb/19 2015)

  • 2014
*) Queen College

 October 27, Flushing, New York

*) Bard College

 October 08, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

*) C.N.Yang Institute for Theoretical Physic, Stony Brook University

 October 01-02, Stony Brook, New York

*) Workshop: Echoes in Complex Systems

 September 22-26, Max Planck Institute for Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany

*) 2nd International Summer School on Exact and Numerical Methods of Low-Dimensional Quantum Structures

 August 25-29, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey

http://www.aspenphys.org/physicists/summer/program/summer2014.html  

*) The 9th International Workshop on Disordered System

 August 18-22, 2014, San Antonio TX, USA

http://iwds9.weebly.com/  

*) Aspen Summer Program: Many-Body Quantum Systems Far from Equilibrium

 August 10-31, 2014, Aspen CO, USA

http://www.aspenphys.org/physicists/summer/program/summer2014.html  

*) DAMOP

 June 02-06, 2014, Madison WI, USA

http://www.aps.org/units/damop/meetings/annual/index.cfm

*) Quantum Many-Body Dynamics  

 May 12-16, 2014, Perimeter Institute, Canada

 http://perimeterinstitute.ca/conferences/quantum-many-body-dynamics   

*) NMP14: Nuclei and Mesoscopic Physics 2014 Conference
May 05-09, 2014, East Lansing MI, USA

http://meetings.nscl.msu.edu/NMP14/index.html

*) Penn State University
April 29, 2014, State College PA, USA

*) University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Public Lecture and Colloquium  

 April 10-11, 2014, North Carolina, USA

*) Workshop on Quantum Integrability, Conformal Field Theory and Topological Quantum Computation
March 23- April 06, 2014, Natal RN, Brazil

http://www.iip.ufrn.br/?pg==oFWaxmYuJleYJjUsR2RGBnYB1TP&lang=en&inf===gTUFUP  

*) APS March Meeting
March 03-07, 2014, Denver CO, USA

http://www.aps.org/meetings/march/ 

*) Conference: Thermodynamics in the quantum regime
January 20-24, 2014, Potsdam, Germany

https://www.qut.ethz.ch/index.php/cost-conference 

  • 2013
*) ANACAPA Society Meeting
December 13-15, 2013, Georgia Regents University, Augusta GA, USA

http://anacapasociety.org/

*) The City College of New York
September 18, 2013, New York NY, USA

http://forum.sci.ccny.cuny.edu/administration/physics/events/september-2013/physics-colloquium-lea-santos-title-to-be-announced   

*) QSOE13: Quantum Many Body Systems out of Equilibrium
August 12-23, 2013, Dresden, Germany
http://www.mpipks-dresden.mpg.de/~qsoe13/

*) FQMT13: Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermodynamics
July 29 - August 03, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic
http://fqmt.fzu.cz/13/

*) DAMOP Meeting
June 03-07, 2013, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
http://meeting.aps.org/Meeting/DAMOP13/Content/2525

*) APS March Meeting
March 18-22, 2013, Baltimore MD, USA
meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR13/  

*) FINESS-2013: Finite-Temperature Non-Equilibrium Superfluid Systems
February 16-20, 2013, Queenstown, New Zealand
http://www.physics.otago.ac.nz/finess/ 

*) Brookhaven National Lab
January 17, 2013, Upton, NY, USA
http://www.bnl.gov/physics/seminarsOld.asp

  • 2012

Rutgers University
December 11, 2012, New Jersey NJ, USA
http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/seminars/condensedmatter/index_fall_2012.html

Workshop on Correlations and Entanglement in Many-body Systems Out of Equilibrium
September 10-13, 2012, Hsinchu, Taiwan,
http://phys.cts.nthu.edu.tw/actnews/?Sn=63

KITP Program: Quantum Dynamics and Thermodynamics in Isolated Quantum Systems
August 06-24, 2012, Santa Barbara, CA, USA,
http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/qdynamics12/   

Workshop on The Beauty of Integrability: low-dimensional Physics, Statistical Models and Solitons
July 15-28, 2012, Natal, RN, Brazil,
http://www.iip.ufrn.br/?pg==oFWaxmYuJleYJjUsR2RGBnYB1TP&lang=en&inf===QTq1UP 

ANACAPA Society Meeting
May 11-12, 2012, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN, USA,
http://anacapasociety.org/node/119

KI-NET Organizational Meeting
March 08-10, 2012, Baltimore MD, USA
http://www.ki-net.umd.edu/content/ki-net-organizational-meeting

Frontiers of quantum condensed matter physics: light, matter and unusual devices out of equilibrium
March 05-09, 2012, New York NY, USA
https://sites.google.com/site/condmatcuny/program  

APS March Meeting
February 27- March 02, 2012, Boston MA, USA
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR12 

  • 2011

 FQMT11 - Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermodynamics
July 25-30, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic
http://conferences.fzu.cz/fqmt/11

Aspen Workshop: "Few- and Many-Body Physics in Cold Quantum Gases Near Resonance"
June 05-19, 2011, Aspen CO, USA
http://www.aspenphys.org/documents/programs/summer2011.html

Joint UMB-BU Colloquium on Quantum Nonequilibrium Dynamics
March 26, 2011, Boston MA, USA

Stellenbosch Workshop "Equilibration and Equilibrium"
March 07-18, 2011, Stellenbosch, South Africa
http://www.nithep.ac.za/2fq.htm

Third Workshop on Nuclei and Mesoscopic Physics
March 04-10, 2011, East Lansing MI, USA
http://meetings.nscl.msu.edu/WNMP2011

  • 2010

Princeton University/MITRE
November 08, 2010, Princeton NJ, USA
http://www.princeton.edu/~lyon/qsense.html

Workshop: Transport Phenomena in Low Dimensional Quantum Magnets
September 24-27, 2010, Kolymbari, Crete, Greece
http://www.novmag.eu/novmag/events/workshop-transport-phenomena-in-low-dimensional-quantum-magnets

7th International Workshop on Disordered Systems
September 20-24, 2010, Puebla, Mexico
http://iwds7.weebly.com/

QMATH11 – Mathematical Results in Quantum Physics
September 06-10, 2010, Hradec Karlove, Czech Republic
http://qmath11.uhk.cz/

Out of Equilibrium Quantum Systems
August 23-27, 2010, Santa Barbara CA, USA
http://www.itp.ucsb.edu/activities/dbdetails?acro=electroglass_c10

Workshop on Dynamics of Strongly Correlated Quantum Systems
June 21-25, 2010, Trieste, Italy
http://cdsagenda5.ictp.it/full_display.php?email=0&ida=a09154

Instituto de Fisica Teorica - UNESP
May 19, 2010, São Paulo, Brazil
http://www.ift.unesp.br/seminarios/seminarios-2010.htm

APS March Meeting
March 15-19, 2010, Portland OR, USA
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR10

Georgetown University
February 02, 2010, Washington DC, USA
http://physics.georgetown.edu/colloquia/archives/2010

  • 2009

Cal Poly Pomona
October 01, 2009, Pomona CA, USA
http://www.csupomona.edu/~physics/seminars.htm

First ANACAPA Workshop
August 17-20, 2009, Amherst MA, USA
http://anacapasociety.org/node/64

XVI International Congress on Mathematical Physics
August 03-08, 2009, Prague, Czech Republic
http://www.icmp09.com/

International Conference on Magnetism
July 26-31, 2009, Karlsruhe, Germany
http://www.icm2009.de

APS March Meeting
March 16-20, 2009, Pittsburgh PA, USA
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR09

  • 2008

EscobarFest - workshop celebrating Prof. Carlos O. Escobar's 60th birthday
28 November 2008, Campinas, SP, Brazil
http://www.ifi.unicamp.br/drcc/divulgacao/EscobarFest_Cronogroma.jpg

Workshop "Open Quantum Systems: Decoherence and Control"
November 20 - November 22, 2008, Cambridge MA, USA
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/itamp/OQS.html

NEMESYS-New England Mesoscopic Systems Symposium
October 26, 2008, Middletown CT, USA
http://cqdmp.wesleyan.edu/NEMESYS/Home.html

Conference "The 3rd IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics 2008"
8 October - 11 October 2008, Seoul, South Korea
http://www.icwip2008.org/
Talk: Back from Korea (PDF)

Workshop "Integrable Quantum Systems and Solvable Statistical Mechanical Models"
June 30 - July 5, 2008, Montreal, Canada
http://www.crm.math.ca/Integrable08

APS March Meeting
March 10-14, 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR08

Workshop "Interaction and Interference in Nanoscopic Transport"
February 18 - 22, 2008, Dresden, Germany
http://www.mpipks-dresden.mpg.de/~intnan08/
INTNAN08 - photo(PDF)