Team Members

Group Leader

Dieter Jaksch
  • Prof Dieter Jaksch

    Group Leader

  • Research interests

    quantum technology, quantum optics, ultracold atoms, tensor network theory, quantum simulation

  • Started the group: 1/1/2003

Post-Docs

Martin Kiffner
  • Dr Martin Kiffner

    Senior CQT-Oxford Research Fellow

  • Research interests

    quantum optics, Rydberg atoms, density functional theory

  • Joined group: 1/12/2012

Jordi Mur-Petit
  • Dr Jordi Mur-Petit

    Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Research interests

    ultracold molecules, quantum sensing, fluctuation theorems

  • Joined group: 1/09/2015

Frank Schlawin
  • Dr Frank Schlawin

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Research interests

    superconductivity, quantum spectroscopy, cavity QED

  • Joined group: 1/09/2015

Michael Lubasch
  • Dr Michael Lubasch

    Senior Scientific Software Developer

  • Research interests

    tensor network theory, scientific software development, quantum machine learning

  • Joined group: 1/01/2016

Alexander Glaetzle
  • Dr Alexander Glaetzle

    Senior CQT-Oxford Research Fellow

  • Research interests

    Rydberg atoms, quantum annealing, quantum simulation and computation

  • Joined group: 1/11/2016

Karsten Leonhardt
  • Dr Karsten Leonhardt

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Research interests

    dynamical mean field theory, strongly driven many-body systems

  • Joined group: 1/05/2017

Jaewoo Joo
  • Dr Jaewoo Joo

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Research interests

    quantum hybrid simulation, DFT simulation, superconducting qubits

  • Joined group: 1/08/2017

Bersilav Buca
  • Dr Berislav Buca

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Research interests

    open quantum systems, non-equilibrium dynamics, master equations

  • Joined group: 1/11/2017

Carlos Sanchez
  • Dr Carlos Sanchez

    Marie-Curie Fellow

  • Research interests

    quantum sensing, quantum optical networks, cavity QED

  • Joined group: 1/06/2018

DPhil students

Jonathan Coulthard
  • Jonathan Coulthard

    DPhil student

  • Research interests

    tensor network theory, strongly driven quantum systems, Hubbard models

  • Joined group: 1/10/2014

Paolo Rosson
  • Paolo Rosson

    DPhil student

  • Research interests

    topological quantum states, ultracold atoms, tensor network theory

  • Joined group: 1/10/2015

Anastasia Dietrich
  • Anastasia Dietrich

    DPhil student

  • Research interests

    open quantum systems, Josephson junction arrays

  • Joined group: 1/10/2015

Joey Tindall
  • Joey Tindall

    DPhil student

  • Research interests

    tensor network theory, non-equilibrium dynamics, master equations

  • Joined group: 1/10/2017

Hongmin Gao
  • Hongmin Gao

    DPhil student

  • Research interests

    driven quantum systems, optical lattices, cavities

  • Joined group: 1/10/2017

Pre-Docs

Nik Gourianov
  • Nik Gourianov

    Research Software Engineer

  • Research interests

    tensor network theory, quantum many-body physics, scientific software development

  • Joined group: 1/10/2017

Former group members

Name Group Years Current Position
Dr Juha Kreula 2013 - 2017 Associate at The Boston Consulting Group, Helsinki, Finland
Dr Sarah Al-Assam 2007 - 2016 Software Engineer at LabMinds, Sheffield, UK
Dr Tomi Johnson 2009 - 2016 Quantitative Analyst, G-Research, London, UK
Dr Stephen Clark 2003 - 2015 University Lecturer, University of Bath, UK
Dr Pierre-Louis Giscard 2009 - 2015 Senior Lecturer, Université Littoral Cote d’Opal in Calais, France
Dr Christian Schilling 2014 - 2015 EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford, UK
Dr Samuel Denny 2010 - 2014 Data Scientist at Thread, London, UK
Dr Mark Mitchison 2014 - 2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Ulm, Germany
Mr Zoubeir Emambokus 2012 - 2015 Curriculum Designer, ALU education, Mauritius
Dr Juan Jose Mendoza 2010 - 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Andes University, Colombia
Dr Giovanni Cotungo 2010 - 2014 Consultant TSG Consulting, Perth, Australia
Dr Uwe Dorner 2004 - 2013  
Dr Richard Walters 2008 - 2013 Full Stack Developer at Wrisk, London, UK
Dr Sebastian Meznaric 2008 - 2013 Quantitative Researcher at Man AHL, London, UK
Dr Stuart Broadfoot 2008 - 2012 Quantitative Analyst at Brevan Howard, London, UK
Dr KC Lee 2006 - 2012 Embedded Engineer, CMR Surgical Ltd., Cambridge, UK
Dr Simon Thwaite 2009 - 2012 Quantitative Analyst at Man AHL, London, UK
Mr Dominik Hangleiter 2012 - 2012 PhD student FU Berlin, Germany
Dr Thomas Elliot 2012 - 2012 Post-Doctoral Fellow at CQT, Singapore
Dr Felix Binder 2011 - 2012 Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Mr Craig Morgan 2010 - 2010 Vice President at J.P. Morgan Chase, London, UK
Dr Matthias Rosenkranz 2006 - 2010 Senior Consultant at d-fine, Frankfurt, Germany
Dr Seung-Woo Lee 2006 - 2009 QUC Research Professor, Quantum Universe Center, KIAS, Korea
Dr Javier Prior Arce 2007 - 2009 Professor at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain
Dr Benoit Vaucher 2005 - 2008 Senior Portfolio Manager at SYZ Asset Management, Geneva, Switzerland
Dr Alexander Klein 2005 - 2008 DZ Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
Dr Klearchos Loukopoulos 2006 - 2008 Software Engineer & Quantitative Modeler, Credit Suisse, Zurich, Switzerland
Dr Martin Bruderer 2004 - 2008 Simulation and Development at Wenger Engineering GmbH, Ulm, Germany
Dr Karl Surmacz 2004 - 2007 Principal Data Scientist at McLaren Applied Technologies, Guildford, UK
Dr Dmitry Kovrizhin 2006 - 2007 EPSRC Fellow, University of Oxford, UK
Dr Rebecca Palmer 2003 - 2007 Data Science, Base4, Cambridge, UK
Dr Mirta Rodriguez Pinilla 2005 - 2006 EU Project Consultant at Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Dr Daniel Collins 2006 - 2006 Data Science Consultant, IoT Focus, Taipei, Taiwan
Dr Carolina Moura Alves 2003 - 2005 Head Fixed Income Strategy, Zürich, Switzerland
Mr Lawrence Clark 2005 - 2005 Researcher at International Standard Asset Management, London, UK
Dr Suzannah Merchant 2005 - 2005 Technical Assistant in the Engineering Group at dehns, Oxford, UK
Dr Simon Wall 2005 - 2005 ICFO Professor, Barcelona, Spain
Mr Neil Akhurst 2004 - 2004 Finance Partner, MVM Partners LLP, London, UK