Nathan M. Myers

Nathan M. Myers


Department of Physics, UMBC
Baltimore, MD 21250, USA

Office:     Physics, Rm. 411


  • 2020: PhD-candidacy (Physics) at UMBC
  • 2019: Master of Science (Physics) from UMBC
  • 2017: Bachelor of Science (Physics) from Denison University, Ohio

Online profiles:


  • Boosting engine performance with Bose-Einstein condensation
    Nathan M. Myers, Francisco J. Peña, Oscar Negrete, Patricio Vargas, Gabriele De Chiara, and Sebastian Deffner
    (to be submitted)
  • Thermodynamics of statistical anyons
    Nathan M. Myers and Sebastian Deffner
    PRX Quantum (in press) [arXiv:2102.02181]
  • Quantum Otto engines at relativistic energies
    Nathan M. Myers, Obinna Abah, and Sebastian Deffner
    New J. Phys. 23, 105001 (2021) [arXiv:2107.10965]
  • Quantum heat engines with singular interactions
    Nathan M. Myers, Jacob McCready, and Sebastian Deffner
    Symmetry 13, 978 (2021) [arXiv:2105.00032]
  • Bosons outperform fermions: The thermodynamic advantage of symmetry
    Nathan M. Myers and Sebastian Deffner
    Phys. Rev. E 101, 012110 (2020) [arXiv:1910.04734]

Honors and awards

  • 2021: U.S. Department of Energy
    Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award
  • 2021: Joint European Thermodynamics Conference 2021
    Best Student Presentation
  • 2020: Quantum Thermodynamics for Young Scientists (conference)
    Best Poster Award
  • 2019: Telluride Science Research Center
    Telluride Information Scholar
  • 2017: Department of Physics, UMBC
    Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • 2017: Denison University
    Samuel C. Wheeler Jr. Award for Excellence in Physics
  • 2016: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
    Research Internship in Science and Engineering (RISE)
  • 2016: Denison University
    Paschal Carter Great Opportunity Fellowship
  • 2015: Denison University
    Anderson Scholarship for Excellence in Science
  • 2015: Denison University
    Anderson Summer Scholar Grant