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Arun Paramekanti Theoretical condensed matter physicist

Arun Paramekanti’s recent research work focuses on understanding correlation effects, transport, magnetism, and quantum spin liquids in transition metal oxides and ultracold atomic gases. His previous research work has included high temperature cuprate superconductivity, graphene, and supersolids.


Early Researcher Award, Government of Ontario, 2007.

Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 2006.

Relevant Publications

C. Hickey and A. Paramekanti, "Thermal phase transitions of strongly correlated bosons with spin-orbit coupling," Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 113, pp. 265302, 2014.

X. Li et al, "Formation and detection of a chiral orbital Bose liquid in an optical lattice," Nat. Commun., vol. 5, pp. 2305, 2014.

A. M. Cook and A. Paramekanti, "Double perovskite heterostructures: Magnetism, Chern bands, and Chern insulators," Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 113, pp. 077203, 2014.

A. M. Cook et al, "Emergent dome of nematic order around a quantum anomalous Hall critical point," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 90, pp. 085145, 2014.

A. M. Cook et al, "Spin-orbit coupled j=1/2 iridium moments on the geometrically frustrated fcc lattice," Phys. Rev. B Rapid Comm., vol. 92, pp. 020417,2015.



Fellow Quantum Materials


University of TorontoDepartment of Physics


PhD (Physics) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

B.Tech. (Engineering Physics) Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay)



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