Researcher biography

Professor Matthew Davis' research interests are in theory and experiment of many-body quantum systems, and particularly ultracold quantum gases. He specialises in connecting theory with experiment.

He did his undergraduate studies in physics at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, before completing his PhD at the University of Oxford in 2001 under the supervision of Sir Professor Keith Burnett. He has been at the University of Queensland since 2002, and was promoted to Professor in 2013. He is currently the Head of Physics at UQ, and Deputy Head of the School of Mathematics and Physics.

He is currently a chief investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems, and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies.

Areas of research