Pablo Jarillo-Herrero



  • Fellow
  • Quantum Materials


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Physics


  • United States


PhD, Delft University of Technology
MSc (Physics), University of California San Diego
BSc (Physics), University of Valencia


Pablo Jarillo-Herrero is an experimental condensed matter physicist who works on quantum electronic transport and optoelectronics in novel two-dimensional materials.

His lab investigates their superconducting, magnetic, and topological properties.


American Physical Society Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, 2019
Physics World Breakthrough of the Year Award, 2018
Fellow, American Physical Society, 2018
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2012
Department of Energy Early Career Award, 2011

Relevant Publications

Cao, Y., Fatemi, V., Fang, S., Watanabe, K.,... Jarillo-Herrero, P. (2018). Unconventional superconductivity in magic-angle graphene superlattices. Nature, 556, 43-50. DOI:
Cao, Y., Fatemi, V., Demir, S., Fang, S. L.,... & Jarillo-Herrero, P. (2018). Correlated Insulator behaviour at half-filling in magic-angle graphene superlattices. Nature International Journal of Science, 556, 80-84.
Hunt, B., Sanchez-Yamagishi, J.D., Young, A.F., ...Jarillo-Herrero, P., et al. (2013). Massive dirac fermions and hofstadter butterfly in a van der waals heterostructure. Science, 340(6139), 1427 LP – 1430. DOI:
Xue, J., Sanchez-Yamagishi, J., Bulmash, D.,...Jarillo-Herrero, P., et al. (2011). Scanning tunnelling microscopy and spectroscopy of ultra-flat graphene on hexagonal boron nitride. Nature Materials, 10(4), 282–285. DOI:
Heersche, H.B., Jarillo-Herrero, P., Oostinga, J.B., Vandersypen, L.M.K., & Morpurgo, A.F. (2007). Bipolar supercurrent in graphene. Nature, 446(7131), 56–59. DOI: