The Vishik Lab in UC Davis focused on the study of emergent electronic phenomena in quantum materials, including unconventional and high temperature superconductors, correlated electron systems, topological materials, and 2D materials.  We use both angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES), x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), and time resolved techniques in our work.   These advanced materials hold promise for revealing new emergent phenomena, elucidating interactions in many body systems, and enabling tomorrow’s electronics and energy resources.

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A note to prospective PhD students: admissions is done by the entire department, not by individual professors.  If interested, you should apply to the UCD Physics and Astronomy department in the fall: application information

Prof. Inna Vishik


Assistant Professor of Physics


Students and postdocs

Adam Gross (PhD Student).  BA Physics and Math, University of Pennsylvania, 2016

Kevin Fillhouer (PhD Student).  BS Physics, San Francisco State University, 2020; MS Physics, UC Davis, 2021

Robert (Bobby) Prater (PhD student). BS Physics, University of Nevada (Reno)

Sudheer Anand Sreedhar(PhD Student), BS and MS, Indian Institute of Science

Matthew Staab (PhD Student), BS Physics, BS Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin, 2019

Current Undergraduates:

  • Garrett Wilson (UC Davis)

Former members

  • Rose Albu Mustaf (Undergraduate, University of La Verne)
  • Eliana Mann (Undergraduate, UC Davis)
  • Daniel Sivan Shulman (Undergraduate REU student; currently PhD student at Princeton)
  • Dr. Henrique Martins (Postdoc)
  • Dr. Antonio Rossi (Postdoc, Currently at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)
  • Dr. Jayita Nayak (Postdoc, Currently Assistant Professor at IIT Kanpur)
  • Jinglin Liu (Undergraduate, UC Davis; currently PhD student at Rutgers University)
  • Ben Gregory (Undergraduate, Pomona College, Summer 2017; Currently PhD student at Cornell)
  • Onel Hirmez (Undergraduate, UC Davis, 2017)
  • Chris Mason (Undergraduate, UC Davis, 2017)