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*Topological Phases, the Quantum Hall Effect, and
Quantum Computation:*

``2n Quasihole States Realize 2^{n-1}-Dimensional
Spinor Braiding Statistics in Paired Quantum Hall States,''

C. Nayak and F. Wilczek,
* Nucl. Phys.* B479, 529-553 (1996).

``A Chern-Simons effective field theory for the
Pfaffian quantum Hall state,''

E. Fradkin, C. Nayak, A. Tsvelik, and F. Wilczek,
* Nucl. Phys.* B516, 704-718 (1998).

``$P,T$-Invariant Topological Phases of Correlated
Electron Systems,''

M. Freedman, C. Nayak, K. Shtengel, K. Walker, Z. Wang,
* Annals of Physics* 310, 428-492 (2004).

``Topologically-Protected Qubits from a Possible Non-Abelian Fractional Quantum Hall State,''

S. Das Sarma, M. Freedman, C. Nayak,
* Phys. Rev. Lett.* 94, 166802/1-4 (2005).

``Edge states and tunneling of non-Abelian quasiparticles
in the &nu=5/2 quantum Hall state and p+ip superconductors,''

P. Fendley, M.P.A. Fisher, C. Nayak,
* Phys. Rev. B* 75, 045317/1-24 (2007).

``Particle-Hole Symmetry and the &nu=5/2 Quantum Hall State,''

S.-S. Lee, S. Ryu, C. Nayak, and M. P. A. Fisher,
* Phys. Rev. Lett.* 99, 236807/1-4 (2007).

``Non-Abelian Anyons and Topological Quantum Computation,''

C. Nayak, S. H. Simon, A. Stern, M. Freedman, S. Das Sarma.
*Rev. Mod. Phys.* 80, 1083-1159 (2008).

*Novel Competing Ordered States and High-Temperature
Superconductors:*

``Density Wave States of Non-Zero Angular Momentum,''

C. Nayak, * Phys. Rev.* B62, 4880-89 (2000).

``Hidden Order in the Cuprates,''

S. Chakravarty, R.B. Laughlin, D.K. Morr, and C. Nayak,
* Phys. Rev.* B63, 94503/1-10 (2001) .

``Neutron Scattering Signature of $d$-density
Wave Order in the Cuprates,''

S. Chakravarty, H. Y. Kee, and C. Nayak,
* Intl. J. Mod. Phys.* 15, 2901-9 (2001).

``Sharp Signature of DDW quantum
critical point in the Hall coefficient of the cuprates,''

S. Chakravarty, C. Nayak, S. Tewari, X. Yang,
* Phys. Rev. Lett.* 89, 277003/1-4 (2002).

*Non-Fermi liquid Metals:*

``Non-Fermi Liquid Fixed Point in 2+1 Dimensions,''

C. Nayak and F. Wilczek, * Nucl. Phys.* B417, 359-373 (1994).

``Renormalization Group Approach to Low-Temperature
Properties of a Non-Fermi Liquid Metal,''

C. Nayak and F. Wilczek, * Nucl. Phys.* B430, 534-562 (1994).

1992 B.A. in Physics, Harvard University.

1996 Ph.D. in Physics, Princeton University.

1996-98 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Condensed Matter Theory
at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB.

1997-2000 Assistant Professor, University of California, Los
Angeles.

2000-2005 Associate Professor, University of California,
Los Angeles.

2002 Visiting Professor, Nihon University,
Tokyo, Japan.

2001, 2003 Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research
Institute.

2005-2007 Professor, University of California,
Los Angeles.

2005- Senior Researcher, Microsoft Station Q

2007- Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

1988 1st Prize, Westinghouse National Science Talent Search

1992 Phi Beta Kappa

2000-04 NSF Faculty Early Career Award

2000-03 A.P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship

2007 ACIPA Outstanding Young Physicist Award