Department of Physics, James Franck Institute, and the College
Luca Delacrétaz is a theoretical physicist studying collective and emergent phenomena in condensed matter physics through the lens of quantum field theory. Some of his more specific research foci include Fermi and non-Fermi liquids, fluctuating hydrodynamics, thermalization of quantum many-body systems, and effective field theories.
His research has been published in Physical Review Letters, SciPost Physics, and Journal of High Energy Physics.
Delacrétaz earned a BSc and an MSc in physics from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, in Switzerland, and a PhD from Stanford University. He received a Robert R. McCormick Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the University of Chicago’s Kadanoff Center for Theoretical Physics and Enrico Fermi Institute.