If you don't know Gakushuin University (I'm sure you don't), please take a look at this short Nature article entitled "Noble halls of discovery" and also this 5 minutes video broadcasted in the APS March meeting 2023.

Date of birth: August 28, 1959

Sep. 1986: PhD (University of Tokyo)

1986--1987: Research associate, Department of Physics, Princeton University

1987--1988: Instructor, Department of Physics, Princeton University

1988--1990: Lecturer (full time), Department of Physics, Gakushuin University

1990--1999: Associate professor, Department of Physics, Gakushuin University

1999--present: Professor, Department of Physics, Gakushuin University

1997: Ryogo Kubo Memorial Prize (the 1st recipient)

Sep. 1986: PhD (University of Tokyo)

1986--1987: Research associate, Department of Physics, Princeton University

1987--1988: Instructor, Department of Physics, Princeton University

1988--1990: Lecturer (full time), Department of Physics, Gakushuin University

1990--1999: Associate professor, Department of Physics, Gakushuin University

1999--present: Professor, Department of Physics, Gakushuin University

1997: Ryogo Kubo Memorial Prize (the 1st recipient)

2024--present: Executive committee member of the International Association of Mathematical Physics (IAMP)

2018--present: Editor-in-chief of Journal of Statistical Physics

2021--present: Seriese editor of Mathematical Physics Studies (Springer) and SpringerBriefs in Mathematical Physics (Springer)

2022--present: Organizer of One World IAMP Mathematical Physics Seminar

2021, 2022: Selection committee member of Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics (APS+AIP) Vice Chair (2021), Chair (2022)

2014-2021: JST CREST and PRESTO "Mathematical Modeling" Advisor

1960 | 1987 | 2008 | 2020 | present |

- Symmetry-protected topological (SPT) phases in quantum many-body systems
- Thermalization in isolated macroscopic quantum systems
- Universal relations in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics

The lecture series in 2021 on "Symmetry-protected topological (SPT) phases and topological indices in quantum spin chains" may be useful to some.

For my scientific papers, see my Google Scholar page.

The following is the list of my books in English.

- Hal Tasaki "Physics and Mathematics of Quantum Many-Body Systems" (Springer, Graduate Texts in Physics, 2020) author's support page / publisher's page
- Hal Tasaki and Glenn Paquette "Thermodynamics: A modern approach" (Oxford University Press, 2022) authors' support page

Main topics and their detais follow. There is also a list of selected publications.

- Derivation of (equilibrium) statistical mechanics from quantum dynamics
- Ferromagnetism in the Hubbard model
- Haldane gap in quantum spin chains
- General theories about symmetry breaking in quantum many-body systems
- Percolation and other stochastic geometric systems
- Phase transition and critical phenomena in classical spin systems