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Jacob Marks

Jacob Marks

Ph.D. Student in Physics, admitted Autumn 2017


Stanford Physics PhD candidate in Tom Devereaux's lab (Co-Advised by Xiaoliang Qi) conducting research on quantum phases of matter, with a focus on topology.

Quantum Student Contributor @ Physics World.

- Quantum @ Google X
- Algorithms Research @ Samsung Think Tank Team (TTT)
- Research Fellow @ Wolfram Research
- Research @ Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) under Michele Mosca
- Research @ Yale Quantum Institute (YQI) under Liang Jiang.

BS '17 Yale, Cum Laude in Intensive Physics, and Mathematics & Philosophy, with distinction in both majors.

Academic Appointments

Ph.D. Student in Physics, admitted Autumn 2017

Honors & Awards

Cum Laude, Yale University (2017)
Howard L. Schultz Award, Department of Physics, Yale University (2017)
Honorable Mention, Goldwater Foundation (2016)
Richter Fellow, Yale University (2016)
Undergraduate Research Award, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo (2016)
Silver Medal, International University Physics Competition (2015)
Tetelman Research Fellow, Yale University (2014)

Professional Education

B.S., Yale University, Intensive Physics, Mathematics and Philosophy (2017)


Schueler, M., Marks, J. A., Murakami, Y., Jia, C., & Devereaux, T. P. (2021). Gauge invariance of light-matter interactions in first-principle tight-binding models. PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 103(15).

Marks, J., Schüler, M., Budich, J. C., & Devereaux, T. P. (2021). Correlation-Assisted Quantized Charge Pumping. Physical Review B, 103(3).

Marks, J. A., Schüler, M., & Devereaux, T. P. (2021). Dynamical signatures of symmetry protected topology following symmetry breaking. Physical Review Research, 3(2).

Verdon, G., Marks, J., Nanda, S., Leichenauer, S., & Hidary, J. (2019). Quantum Hamiltonian-Based Models and the Variational Quantum Thermalizer Algorithm. ArXiv.

Marks, J. A., Jochym-O'Connor, T., & Gheorghiu, V. (2017). Comparison of memory thresholds for planar qudit geometries. New Journal of Physics, 19(113001-119502).