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Quantum Photonics Laboratory

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Professor Dirk Englund

Associate Professor, EECS

englund -at- mit -dot- edu
Room 36-525
617.324.7014--Tel

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Dirk Englund received his BS in Physics from Caltech in 2002. After a Fulbright fellowship at T.U. Eindhoven, he completed an MS in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Applied Physics at Stanford University in 2008. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University, he joined Columbia University as Assistant Professor of E.E. and of Applied Physics. He joined the MIT EECS faculty in 2013. Recent recognitions include the 2011 PECASE, the 2011 Sloan Fellowship in Physics, the 2012 DARPA Young Faculty Award, the 2017 ACS Photonics Young Investigator Award, and the OSA's 2017 Adolph Lomb Medal, a Bose Research Fellowship in 2018, and a 2020 Humboldt Research Fellowship.

PhD (Appl. Physics), Stanford (2008)
MS (Electrical Engineering), Stanford
BS (Physics), Caltech

Dr. Ryan Hamerly

Research Scientist

rhamerly -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-537

R.H. was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1988. He graduated from Boulder High School in 2006 and received a B.S. degree from Caltech in 2010, working with Prof. Yanbei Chen on black hole mergers. In 2016 he received a Ph.D. degree in applied physics from Stanford, for work with Prof. Hideo Mabuchi on quantum control, nanophotonics, and nonlinear optics. In 2017 he was at the National Institute of Informatics (Tokyo), working with Prof. Yoshihisa Yamamoto on quantum annealing and optical computing concepts. He is currently an IC postdoctoral fellow at MIT with Prof. Dirk Englund.

PhD (Applied Physics) Stanford (2016).
BS (Physics) Caltech (2010)

Dr. Matt Trusheim

Research Scientist

mtrush -at- mit -dot- edu
Room 36-529
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MS (Applied Physics), Columbia University (2011)
BS (Applied Physics), Yale University (2010)

Janice Balzer

Administrative Assistant

balzer -at- mit -dot- edu
Room 36-825
617.253.7349--Tel

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Postdoctoral Researchers


Jawaher Almutlaq

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ph.D (Materials Science & Engineering), KAUST, 2020

Zaijun Chen

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ph.D (Physics), LMU Munich (2019)

Wenhan Dai

Postdoctoral Researcher

whdai -at- mit -dot- edu

Wenhan Dai received the B.E. degree in electronic engineering and the B.S. degree in mathematics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2011, and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2014 and 2020, respectively. His research interests include statistical inference, network science, communication theory, and their applications to wireless communication, network localization and navigation, and quantum information science.

PhD (AeroAstro), MIT (2020)

Dr. Mohamed ElKabbash

Postdoctoral Researcher

Mohamed earned his B.A. in physics and economics from Illinois Wesleyan University and PhD in physics from Case Western Reserve University. His research background is in femtosecond laser/matter interaction, nanophotonics, plasmonics, and metamaterials. His current research focuses on developing large-scale CMOS-backed photonics, including high-speed SLMs for quantum control.

LL.B. Alexandria Law School (2007), Masters (Law & political economy) Alexandria Law School (2009)

B.A. (physics and economics) Illinois Wesleyan University (2012)

Ph.D. (physics) Case Western Reserve University (2017).

Dr. Carlos Errando Herranz

Postdoctoral Researcher

carloseh -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-517

Carlos Errando Herranz received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV, 2013), and his PhD degree in Micro and Nanosystems from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2018. He worked for a year as a postdoctoral researcher in the Quantum Nano Photonics group (KTH), and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Quantum Photonics, MIT.
Awards include the Swedish Research council Postdoctoral Fellowship, Best Student Paper Award at MEMS 2015 conference, Best Master Thesis at the Engineering School (2013), and second best thesis from the industrial engineer asociacion in Valencia (2013).
His research interests are quantum photonics, integrated photonics, and MEMS.

BS&MS (Electrical Engineering) UPV Valencia, Spain

PhD (Micro and Nanosystems) KTH Stockholm, Sweden

Artur Hermans

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Artur Hermans received his BSc degree in Engineering (Electronics and Information Technology) from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2012. Afterwards, he entered the European MSc in Photonics program during which he spent a semester at Ghent University, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the University of St Andrews, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). At EPFL, he conducted his master's thesis research in the group of Professor T. J. Kippenberg. In 2014, he joined the Photonics Research Group at Ghent University, an associated lab of imec, to work on low-temperature processed thin films of second-order nonlinear optical materials for silicon nitride photonic integrated circuits (under supervision of Professor R. Baets and Professor S. Clemmen). For this work he was awarded a PhD degree in 2019. Subsequently, he started working on III-V-on-silicon-nitride mode-locked lasers as a postdoctoral researcher in the Photonics Research Group (under supervision of Professor B. Kuyken).

BS (Engineering: Electronics and Information Technology) Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium (2012)
European MS (Photonics) Ghent University, Belgium, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, University of St Andrews, UK (2014).
PhD (Photonics Engineering) Ghent University, Belgium (2019).

Bevin Huang

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ph.D. (Physics) University of Washington (2020)

Dalia Ornelas-Huerta

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dalia earned her B.Sc. in physics from Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico, in 2012 with honors for her bachelor thesis on dispersion in photonic crystal fibers. In 2020 she received a Ph.D. degree in physics from the University of Maryland, working on engineering quantum nonlinearities with interacting Rydberg atoms in the group of Trey Porto and Steve Rolston. Shortly after, she joined Clarice Aiello's group studying spin dynamics in cryptochrome as a postdoc. Her current research interest is developing platforms based on color centers in diamond for scalable quantum photonics.
Outside the lab, Dalia enjoys hiking, camping, baking, and cooking Mexican food.

B.Sc. (Physics), Guanajuato University, Mexico (2012).
Ph.D (Physics) University of Maryland (2020).

Dr. Laura Kim

Postdoctoral Researcher

lbkim -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-529

Dr. Stefan Krastanov

Postdoctoral Researcher

stefankr -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-517

Dr. Adrian Menssen

Postdoctoral Researcher

amenssen -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-519

BS (Physics) Goethe Univ., Ger (2011)
M.Sc (Physics) Goethe Univ., Ger (2014)
PhD (Physics) Univ. of Oxford, UK (2019)

Dr. Lorenzo De Santis

Postdoctoral Researcher

ldesanti -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-533

PhD (Physics), University of Paris-Saclay (2018). MS (Physics) University of Ferrara.

Dr. Sivan Trajtenberg

Postdoctoral Researcher

Room 36-535

Sivan Trajtenberg Mills recieved her BsC in Physics and Computer science from Tel Aviv Univeristy (TAU). She holds a PhD in Physics from TAU in the field of nonlinear optics, supervised by prof. Ady Arie. She was an officer in the Israeli defence forces in the field of cyber-security, and continued instructing high-school students in cyber related academic programs throughout her PhD. She has been active in promoting women in STEM. Outside the lab, she was a second-league vollyball player and referee, as well as part of a semi-proffesional classical Choir.

B.Sc. (Physics and computer science), Tel Aviv University, Israel
Ph.D (Physics) Tel Aviv University, Israel

Sri Krishna Vadlamani

Postdoctoral Researcher

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PhD Students


Hana Azzouz

PhD Student

haz -at- mit -dot- edu

BS (EE) Purdue (2019)

Saumil Bandyopadhyay

PhD Student

saumilb-at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-517

Saumil received his S.B. and M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 2017 and 2018, respectively. For his work on room-temperature nanowire infrared detectors, Saumil received the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Youth Award in 2013. As an undergraduate, he worked in several areas, including 2D materials at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, novel materials for receivers in free-space optical communication at Facebook's Connectivity Lab, and modeling of long-haul fiber-optic networks for the Telecom Infra Project with Facebook's Network Hardware Engineering team. For his Master's thesis, Saumil worked on frequency conversion systems for enabling distributed quantum networks with diamond color centers. Since then, his work has transitioned to silicon photonic integrated circuits for classical and quantum information processing. Before starting his PhD, Saumil worked on silicon photonics as a Senior Photonics Engineer at Elenion Technologies. Saumil is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow and PhD student in the Quantum Photonics Laboratory.

SB, Electrical Science and Engineering, MIT (2017)

MEng, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT (2018)

Liane Sarah Béland Bernstein

PhD Student

lbern -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-537

Liane received her Bachelor of Engineering from Polytechnique Montreal in 2016, specializing in Photonics. There, in the groups of Profs. Frédéric Leblond and Caroline Boudoux, she worked extensively on advancing biomedical imaging techniques such as Raman spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography. Subsequently, Liane took up a summer internship at Photon Etc, where she worked on improving the signal-to-noise ratio of hyperspectral imagers. In fall 2016, Liane started her graduate work in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, where in 2018, she earned her Master of Science for “Ultrahigh-Resolution, Deep-Penetration Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography” in Prof. Andy Yun’s group. She is currently developing both theoretical descriptions as well as experimental demonstrations of optical deep neural networks in the Quantum Photonics Laboratory. Outside the lab, Liane loves to climb rocks and play the flute.

BEng (Engineering Physics), Polytechnique Montreal (2016)
MS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), MIT (2018)

Order of the White Rose Scholarship (2016)
FRQNT Doctoral Fellowship (2016-2018)
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (2018-2021)

Eric Bersin

PhD Student

ebersin -at- mit -dot- edu
Room 36-535

Eric received his BA from Harvard in 2014 with a double major in {Biomedical Engineering} and {Chemistry & Physics}, working with Mikhail Lukin on nanoscale NMR. After graduating, he received a Fulbright Scholarship to work on cavity optics at Ludwig-Maximillian Univeristy of Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics. Eric joined the Quantum Photonics Lab in Fall of 2015, where he is a NASA Space Technology Research Fellow, and works on large-scale characterization of defect center properties, quantum frequency down-conversion, and multi-qubit control and readout. Outside of the lab, Eric is a Resident Tutor at one of Harvard's houses, sings with the Jameson Singers choir, and works with MIT's Science Policy Initiative to promote scientifically-minded policy decisions and encourage science literacy in the broader public.

AB (Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry & Physics), Harvard (2014)

Cole Brabec

PhD Student

cbrabec -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-533

B.S. (Electrical Engineering), Caltech (2021)

Kevin Chen

PhD Student

kcchen -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-531

Kevin graduated with a B.S. degree in Applied Physics from Caltech in 2017. He began his undergraduate research with Professor Harry Atwater, working on designing spectrum-splitting photovoltaic modules. In 2016, he received the Henry Ford II Scholarship award. For his senior thesis project, he transitioned to the field of AMO physics and worked with Professor Manuel Endres on constructing 2D array of optical tweezers for trapping neutral strontium atoms. With experiences in nanofabrication and AMO, Kevin joined the Quantum Photonics Lab to work on scalable photonic systems with diamond color centers. He is currently funded by the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Outside of lab, he is an avid boba drinker and a die-hard Lakers fan.

B.S. (Applied Physics), Caltech (2017)

S.M. (EECS), MIT (2019)

 

Hyeongrak Choi

PhD Student

choihr -at- mit -dot- edu
Room 36-531

BS (Electrical Engineering), Seoul National University (2014)

SM (EECS), MIT (2017)

Ian Christen

PhD Student

ichr -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-535

Ian received his BS in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Washington. There, he worked with Professor Kai-Mei Fu on nitrogen-vacancy center quantum computation. Ian will continue similar work in the Quantum Photonics Lab.
Ian runs kinda fast.

BS (Math, Physics) University of Washington (2017)

Recipient of the QISE-NET award.

Marc Davis

PhD Student
mgd -at- mit -dot- edu

Ronald Davis

PhD Student

radavis4 -at- mit -dot- edu

Yuqin (Sophia) Duan

PhD Student

sophiayd -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-529

Sophia received a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in 2019, where she worked on 2D ferroelectric material and p-bits simulation with Prof. Peide Ye and Supryio Datta. Later on, she spent a year exploring micro-robotics at Prof. Robert Wood lab, where she worked on designing robust and power-autonomous micro-bee. Inspired by the beauty of nature, Sophia joined the Quantum Photonics Lab at MIT to work on vertical cavity with artificial atom array. She is a recipient of Edwin Webster Fellowship. Outside of the lab, Sophia is a traditional/contemporary dance choreographer at MIT ADT, a classical musician, and renaissance art and Assyriology enthusiast.

B.S. (EE) Purdue University (2019)

Erik Eisenach

PhD Student

eisenach -at- mit -dot- edu

BS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), The Citadel (2015)

Connor Gerlach

PhD Student

connormg -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-541

B.S. (Applied and Engineering Physics), Cornell University (2021)

Isaac Harris

PhD Student

ibwharri -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-531

B.A.Sc. (Nanotechnology Engineering) University of Waterloo, Canada (2018)

Ashton Hattori

PhD Student

hattori -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-521

Ashton received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering at the Georgia Tech in 2020. There, she worked with Professor Thomas Gaylord on quantitative three-dimensional imaging of biological cells for applications in bioinformatics and early cancer detection. Later on, she also conducted research in Professor Ming Wu’s lab at the University of California, Berkeley, where she focused on decreasing on-chip power consumption by orders of magnitude through implementation of all-optical interconnects. In addition, after graduating from her undergraduate program, she spent a summer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute working on RF photonics. Outside of photonics, Ashton has also conducted research with Professor Manos Tentzeris at Georgia Tech, working on blooming origami circuits for autonomous wireless charging of aerial drones. Outside of the lab, Ashton enjoys learning new instruments, running, hiking, and rocking out on her guitar.

B.S. (Electrical Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology (2020)

Hugo Larocque

PhD Student

hlarocqu -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-519

Hugo completed his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in physics at the University of Ottawa where he worked with Ebrahim Karimi and Robert Boyd on generating and characterizing topologically structured waves. The methods that he developed there involve applications in several fields including quantum cryptography, electron microscopy, materials science, nonlinear optics, and fundamental physics. Hugo joined the Quantum Photonics Lab as a graduate student in 2018.

B.Sc. (Physics) University of Ottawa, Canada (2016).

M.Sc. (Physics) University of Ottawa, Canada (2018).

Linsen Li

PhD Student

linsenli -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-531

Linsen Li received his BS in Microelectronics from Tsinghua University in 2019. He was a gold medal winner in the 16th Asian Physics Olympiad in 2015. As an undergraduate, he was awarded the Tsinghua Presidential Award, the highest honor in Tsinghua University. He has pursued the advanced curriculum and undertaken several research projects during his undergraduate period at Tsinghua University, MIT, and Stanford University. Linsen Li is a recipient of the Analog Devices Fellowship in MIT EECS. Outside of work, he enjoys swimming, skiing, and golf.

BS (Microelectronics), Tsinghua University (2019)

Hyowon Moon

PhD Student

hwmoon -at- mit -dot- edu
Room 36-523

MS (EECS), Seoul National University (2012)
BS (EE), Seoul National University (2010)

Christopher Panuski

PhD Student

cpanuski -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-521

Christopher received a BS in Electrical Engineering and Physics from the United States Naval Academy in 2017. During his time at Academy, Chris worked on the development of radar signal processing algorithms as an intern at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, created digital image reconstruction techniques at the DoD Cyber Crime Center, and began initial research in photonics. His senior research thesis focused on the development of a mechanically mediated RF-to-optical transducer using integrated photonics. Following graduation, he was commissioned as a cryptologic officer in the United States Navy and, with the support of the Hertz Fellowship and the MIT Jacobs Presidential Fellowship, joined the Quantum Photonics Group as a PhD student. At MIT, he is excited to further explore integrated photonics in an effort to advance the fields of quantum cryptography, communications, and enhanced sensing.
Outside of the lab, Chris shares his passion for aviation as a volunteer flight instructor, and enjoys investigating the relationship between leadership and innovation in technical organizations.

BS (Electrical Engineering and Physics), United States Naval Academy (2017)

Mihika Prabhu

PhD Student

mihika -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-521

SB (Electrical Engineering), MIT (2015)
SB (Physics), MIT (2015)

Thomas Propson

PhD Student

tpropson -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-523

Thomas received a BA in Physics from the University of Chicago in 2021. There, under the guidance of Fred Chong, he developed techniques for improving the performance of quantum algorithms on NISQ devices. He completed his senior thesis in the lab of David Schuster, where he developed a numerical optimization protocol for making quantum gates robust to control imperfections and applied it to fluxonium-type superconducting circuits. For his undergraduate work, Thomas was awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and a full-tuition scholarship for his senior year from the UChicago Physics Department. Following graduation, he joined the Quantum Photonics Group at MIT as a Ph.D. student with the support of the NSFGRFP and the MIT Jacobs Presidential Fellowship. At MIT, Thomas is excited to develop photonic technologies for controlling quantum devices.

B.A. (Physics), University of Chicago (2021)

Hamza Raniwala

PhD Student

raniwala -at- mit -dot- edu

B.S. (Applied Physics) California Institute of Technology (2020)

Alex Sludds

PhD Student

asludds -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-537

Alex received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2018. His research interests include the application of optics to data management and access for computation as well as novel techniques for interfacing CMOS and Photonic Systems.

BS (EECS) MIT 2018

Cassie (Yixuan) Song

PhD Student

yixuans -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-533

M.Eng (Materials Science), University of Oxford (2021)

Maddie Sutula

PhD Student

mmsutula -at- mit -dot- edu

Room 36-533

Maddie received an S.B. from MIT in 2019 with a double major in Materials Science and Engineering and Physics. There, they worked in the Moodera group towards the observation of triplet-pair superconductivity in novel films. During a semester abroad at Oxford University, Maddie worked with Dr. Natalia Ares to design tunable low-frequency 2D cavities. Maddie is supported by a NASA NSTGRO Fellowship. Outside of the lab, Maddie loves to spend time outside, especially hiking and biking, and is a violinist in the MIT Symphony.

BS (Materials Science, Physics) MIT 2019

Hanfeng Wang

PhD Student

Reggie Wilcox

PhD Student

rwilcox -at- mit -dot- edu

 

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Masters Researchers


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Visiting Scholars


Jasvith Raj Basani

Visiting Scholar

B.E (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus

Mark Dong

Visiting Scholar

markdong -at- mit -dot- edu

Mark earned his B.S. from Cornell University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in EECS. His research, both theoretical and experimental, covers a broad range of topics including nonlinear optics in fibers, semiconductor laser physics, device fabrication, and optical frequency comb metrology. He has received several Rackham research awards from UM, a Graduate Student Instructor of the Year award, and was a finalist for the Carl E. Anderson Dissertation Award. Currently, he is working in a collaboration between MITRE and MIT on quantum information processing in photonic integrated circuits.

B.S. (Applied Physics & EE) Cornell University (2012)

M.S. (EECS) University of Michigan (2013)

Ph.D. (EECS) University of Michigan (2018)

 

Matthew Feldman

Visiting Scholar

mfeldman -at- mit -dot- edu

Matthew Feldman is a visiting PhD candidate from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Vanderbilt University. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida. Upon graduation he worked as a RF engineer developing magnetic resonance imaging coils at Philips Healthcare in Gainesville, Florida. Following this he became a research engineer at Dartmouth College where he designed resonators in the L- and X- bands for dosimetry technologies based on continuous wave electron spin resonance. He is a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow and a NSF QISE-NET awardee. His research interests are in quantum memories, quantum optics and quantum control. When Matthew is not in the lab he enjoys photography and spending time with his wife and son.

BS (Electrical Engineering) University of Florida

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Alumni

Postdoctoral Alumni

Igal Bayn

Currently Photonic Device Engineer at Cisco, Inc.

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Florian Dolde

Currently at Robert Bosch GMBH.

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Dmitri K. Efetov

Currently Assistant Professor at ICFO

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Ophir Gaathon

PhD, 2011

Currently the CEO and Founder of Dust Identity.

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Jonathan Hodges

PhD 2010, MIT

Currently the CTO at Dust Identity.

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Kwang-Yong Jeong

Currently Professor at Gachon University

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Sinan Karaveli

Currently at Dust Identity.

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Jake Mower

PhD, 2015

Currently Senior Data Scientist at Ultra Capital LLC

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Tim Schröder

Currently an Assistant Professor at Humboldt University, Berlin.

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Jiabao Zheng

PhD, 2017

Currently a Nokia Senior Technical Staff.

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MS (Electrical Engineering), Columbia University (2013)
BS (Applied Physics), Northwestern Polytechnical University (2012)

Gabriele Grosso

Currently Assistant Professor at CUNY

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PhD (Physics) École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
MSc (Physics) University of Padua

Frédéric Peyskens

Currently a Senior Research Scientist at QuEra Computing Inc.

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PhD (Photonics Engineering), Ghent University (2016)
MSc (Engineering Physics), Ghent University (2011)

Jacques Carolan

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Dr. Chitraleema Chakraborty

Postdoctoral Researcher

Currently an Assistant Professor at University of Delaware.

MS (Nanophysics and Nanostructructures) Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France

PhD (Materials Science), University of Rochester, NY, USA (2018).

Dr. Mikkel Heuck

Postdoctoral Researcher

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PhD Alumni

Edward H. Chen

PhD, 2016

Currently at IBM Laboratories, Mountain View, CA.

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Hannah Clevenson

PhD, 2017

Currently at Draper Laboratory

Luozhou Li

PhD, 2015

Currently a Senior Software Engineer at Capital One.

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Jake Mower

PhD, 2015

Currently Senior Data Scientist at Ultra Capital LLC

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Ren-Jye Shiue

PhD 2017

Currently at Analog Photonics

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MS (EE) Columbia University
MS (EE) National Taiwan University
BS (Physics) National Taiwan University

Catherine Lee

PhD, 2017

Currently a Technical Staff at Lincoln Laboratory.

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MA (Physics), Columbia University (2013)
BA (Physics), Wellesley College

Mihir Pant

PhD, 2017

Currently a Scientist at Psi Quantum.

BEng (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), NTU

Sara Mouradian

PhD 2018

Currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at UC Berkeley

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MEng (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), MIT (2011)
BS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), MIT (2010)

Nicholas C. Harris

PhD 2017

Currently CEO and Founder of Lightmatter

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MSc (Electrical Engineering), University of Washington
BSc (Electrical Engineering), University of Idaho

Greg Steinbrecher

PhD 2018

Currently a Research Scientist at Facebook

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MEng (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), MIT (2013)
SB (Physics and Electrical Engineering), MIT (2012)

Donggyu Kim

PhD 2018

Currently a Senior Research Scientist at QuEra Computing Inc.

MS (Physics), Korea University (2013)
BS (Physics), Korea University (2011)

Darius Bunandar

PhD, 2019

Currently a Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at LightMatter.

BS (Physics), The University of Texas at Austin (2013)
BS (Mechanical Engineering), The University of Texas at Austin (2013)

Cheng Peng

PhD, 2020

Currently at Apple Inc.

BA (Mathematics), Cornell University (2013)
BA (Physics), Cornell University (2013)

Christopher Foy

PhD, 2020

BS (Physics), Georgia Tech (2013)

Michael Walsh

PhD, 2020

Currently a Research Scientist at HRL Laboratories.

BS (Physics), MIT (2013)
BS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), MIT (2013)

Tsung-Ju Lu

PhD 2020

BS (Electrical Engineering), Caltech (2013)

Evan Walsh

PhD 2020

Currently a Senior Research Scientist at Systems & Technology Research

SM (Applied Physics), Harvard University (2014)
BS (Engineering Physics), Cornell University (2011)

Noel Wan

PhD 2021

BA (Physics) Columbia University (2014)

Jordan Goldstein

PhD Student

Lamia Ateshian

PhD Student

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Dedicated Undergraduate Alumni

Tamara Dordevic

Currently PhD student at Harvard University

Amy Greene

Currently MEng student at MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Prashanta Kharel

Currently PhD student at Yale University

Rishi Patel

Currently PhD student at Stanford University

Amir Karamlou

Undergraduate 2018

Currently a PhD student at MIT

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Visiting Scholar Alumni

Manuel Meierhofer

Visiting Scholar

Rui Tang

Visiting Student

M.S. (Communication Engineering) Tohoku University, Japan (2015)
B.S. (Information Engineering) Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China (2013)

Julius Vering

RSI high school student (2017)

Johanna Lidholm

RSI high school student (2017)

Emily Xie

RSI high school student (2016)

Jeffrey Wang

RSI high school student (2016)

Andy Dienes

RSI high school student (2016)

Mario Acevedo-Portela

MRSP (2016)

Maarten Degen

Darwin Cordovilla

MSRP (2015)

Lukas Mennel

Visiting Scholar

B.Sc. (Physics), TU Wien (2015)

M.Sc. (Physics), TU Wien (2017)

Theodor Isacsson

Visiting Scholar

Currently at Xanadu Corporation.

isacsson -at- mit -dot- edu

 

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