Collective quantum phenomena in ultracold atomic gases, light, neutron stars, electron-hole systems such as topological insulators, bilayer graphene, Dirac and Weyl semimetals, and quantum Hall systems

  • 2003: Recipient of the NWO VICI (Innovative Research Incentive Scheme) Grant. 
  • 2004: Distinguished Simons Lecturer at the State University of New York. 
  • 2006: Fellow of the American Physical Society.
  • 2012: Recipient of the NWO Gravitation premium.
Theory of Condensed Matter