Pavel Volkov

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

Research Interests

I am a condensed matter theorist working on strongly correlated quantum materials. I use analytical and phenomenological approaches to study the many-body behavior in a broad range of systems, seeking to deduce the concepts underlying their behavior.


  • Ph.D., Physics, Ruhr-Universit√§t Bochum, 2018
  • M.Sc., Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 2013


  • 2023-present: Professor, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut
  • 2022-2023: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
  • 2018-2022: Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers Center for Materials Theory, Rutgers University


  • 2022: Martin and Beate Block Award at Aspen Center for Physics
Contact Information
Mailing Address196 Auditorium Road, U-3046, Storrs, CT 06269