Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pappalardo Fellow, 2017-2020.
University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D. Physics, 2012-2017.
Peking University, B.S. Physics, 2008-2012.
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Topological Phases of Matter
Quantum Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena
Quantum Field Theory and Anomaly
2D Materials and Moiré Physics
Landau Ordering Phase Transition beyond the Landau Paradigm. Phys. Rev. R. 2, 023031 (2020), Z. Bi, E. Lake, T. Senthil.
Designing flat bands by strain. Phys. Rev. B 100, 035448 (2019), Editors’ Suggestion, Z. Bi, N. Yuan, L. Fu.
An adventure in topological phase transitions in 3 + 1-D: Non-abelian deconfined quantum criticalities and a possible duality. Phys. Rev. X. 9, 021034 (2019), Z. Bi, T. Senthil.
Instability of the non-Fermi liquid state of the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev model. Phys. Rev. B. 95, 205105 (2017), Z. Bi, C. M. Jian, Y.-Z. You, K. Pawlak, C. Xu.
Bilayer graphene as a platform for bosonic symmetry protected topological states. Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 126801 (2017), Z. Bi, R.X. Zhang, Y.-Z. You, A. Young, L. Balents, C.X. Liu, C. Xu.
Classification and description of bosonic symmetry protected topological phases with semiclassical nonlinear sigma models. Phys. Rev. B. 91, 134404 (2015), Editors’ Suggestion, Z. Bi, A. Rasmussen, K. Slagle, C. Xu.
Wavefunction and strange correlator of short range entangled states. Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 247202 (2014), Y.-Z. You, Z. Bi, A. Rasmussen, K. Slagle, C. Xu.