Condensed Matter Physics Centre at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (IFIMAC-UAM)

The IFIMAC – Condensed Matter Physics Centre is a new María de Maeztu Excellence Research Unit located in the campus of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid pursuing cutting-edge research and scientific excellence.

It comprises researchers from several university departments aiming to advance the limits of knowledge in both theoretical and experimental Condensed Matter Physics. Sixty four researchers constitute its permanent staff with up to ninety postdoctoral researchers and Ph.D students.

Research performed in the institute has gained world reputation in the following areas:

  • Advanced Materials
  • First Principles Simulations and Modeling
  • Nanophysics
  • Nano and Quantum Optics
  • Soft Condensed Matter and Biophysics

Key Facts of IFIMAC

105 articles in Q1 journals. 46 in D1 journals.
2 starting ERC grants. 2 advanced ERC grants.
Yearly recruitment of fellows of the Ramón y Cajal program.
Employment rate of postdocs having completed their stay at IFIMAC.

The financial support of the Maria de Maeztu grant affords us the possibility of attract top talent young researcher to develop their career at IFIMAC and encourage the collaborative research  in the Center.

Francisco José García Vidal

Francisco José García Vidal

Director at IFIMAC-UAM