Georg H. Endress Postdoc fellows

Christoph Dittel

Buchleitner group (FR) / Sangouard group (BS)

Dr. Christoph Dittel

G.H.E. Fellow: ALU Freiburg, Nov. 2019 – present

  • PhD: Univ. of Innsbruck, 2019
  • MSc: Univ. of Innsbruck, 2014
  • BSc: Univ. of Innsbruck, 2012
Research interests

Quantum interference, many-body quantum physics, quantum information, quantum computation, foundations of quantum mechanics

Research team
  • Eric Brunner (associate PhD candidate)
  • Gabriel Dufour (associate senior scientist)
  • Giulio Amato (associate PhD candidate)
  • Jonathan Brugger (PhD candidate)
  • Kabir Njoya (associate PhD candidate)
  • Katrina Wharam (BSc student)

Edoardo Carnio

Buchleitner group (FR) / Treutlein group (BS)

Dr. Edoardo Carnio

G.H.E. Fellow: ALU Freiburg, Sept. 2018 – present

  • PhD: Univ. of Warwick, 2018
  • MSc: ALU Freiburg, 2014
  • BSc: Univ. of Trieste, 2012
Research interests

Quantum sensing, open quantum systems, quantum correlations, transport phenomena, Anderson localisation, disordered systems, nonlinear spectroscopy

Research team
  • Andris Ērglis (associate PhD candidate – QUSTEC)
  • David Bachmann (associate PhD candidate)
  • Fabian Spallek (associate PhD candidate)
  • Frieder Lindel (PhD candidate)
  • Lukas Pausch (associate PhD candidate)
  • Mathieu Isoard (associate senior scientist)
  • Mehdi Belhaj (MSc student)
  • Stephanie Emig (associate BSc student)
  • Stefan Y. Bumann (associate senior scientist – Univ. of Kassel)
  • Vyacheslav Shatokhin (associate senior scientist)

Artem Kononov

Schönenberger group (BS) / Zacharias group (MÜ)

Dr. Artem Kononov

G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, July 2018 – present

Previous posts
  • Researcher: ISSP RAS, Chernogolovka, 2016-2018
  • PhD: ISSP RAS, Chernogolovka, 2016
  • MSc:  MIPT, Moscow, 2014
  • BSc:  MIPT, Moscow, 2012
Research interest

Quantum materials, topological materials, quantum transport, topological superconductivity, 2D TMDC, quantum computing

Dr. Andreas Ketterer

G.H.E. Fellow: ALU Freiburg, Jan. 2019 – present

Previous posts
  • Postdoc: Univ. of Siegen, 2017-2018
  • PhD: Univ. of Paris Diderot, 2016
  • MSc: Univ. of Freiburg, 2013
Research interests

Quantum information, multipartite entanglement, Nonlocality and Contextuality, Pseudorandom quantum processes, Continuous-variable quantum information

Research team
  • Alessandra Colla (associate PhD candidate – QUSTEC)
  • Andreas Woitzik (PhD candidate)
  • Felix Riesterer (associate BSc student)
  • Sophia Ohnemus (MSc student)
  • Tom Endres (associate MSc student)

Dmitry Miserev

Loss group (BS) / Breuer group (FR)

Dr. Dmitry Miserev

G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, May 2018 – present

  • PhD: UNSW, Sydney, 2018
  • MSc: Novosibirsk State University, 2013
  • BSc: Novosibirsk State University, 2011
Research interests

Quantum materials, spin qubits, decoherence, topological quantum computing, Majorana fermions, hybrid semiconductor-superconductor structures

Alexander Mook

Loss group (BS) / Thoss group (FR)

Dr. Alexander Mook

G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, April 2019 – present

Previous posts
  • Postdoc: Univ. of Halle-Wittenberg, 2017-2019
  • PhD: Univ. of Halle-Wittenberg, 2017
  • MSc: Univ. of Halle-Wittenberg, 2013
  • BSc: Univ. of Halle-Wittenberg, 2011
Research interest

Quantum magnetism, symmetry and topology in condensed matter physics, theory of magnetism and emergent quantum phenomena, topological magnon materials, atomistic spin dynamics simulations, nonelectronic spin and heat transport

Research team

Junichi Okamoto

Thoss group (FR) / Bruder group (BS)

Dr. Junichi Okamoto

G.H.E. Fellow: ALU Freiburg, Jan. 2019 – present

Previous posts
  • Postdoc: Univ. of Hamburg, 2014-2017
  • PhD: Columbia University, New York, 2014
Research interests

Quantum non-equilibrium, strongly correlated electrons, quantum gases, and non-equilibrium physics

Thomas Walker

Schätz group (FR) / Treutlein group (BS)

Dr. Thomas Walker

G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Freiburg, July 2020 – present

  • PhD: University of Sussex (2020)
  • MSc: University of Sussex 2016
Research interests

Quantum sensing, atomic physics, ion trapping, atom-ion interactions, cavity-QED

Amir Mohammadi

Schätz group (FR) / Willitsch (BS)

Dr. Amir Mohammadi

G.H.E. Fellow: ALU Freiburg, Sept. 2020 – present

  • PhD: University of Ulm, 2020
  • MSc: University of Zanjan, 2013
  • BSc: University of Zanjan, 2011
Research interests

Quantum optics, quantum simulation with cold atoms and ions, quantum computing with trapped ions, the hybrid atom-ions systems, cold controlled chemistry using (molecular) ions

Henry Legg

Klinovaja group (BS) / Buchleitner group (FR)

Dr. Henry Legg

G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, Jan. 2021 – present

Previous posts
  • Postdoc: University of Cologne, 2019-2020
  • PhD: University of Cologne, 2019
  • MSc: University of St. Andrews, 2015
Research interests

Quantum topology, topological states of matter, transport, Dirac materials, Majorana fermions, impurity physics, topological insulators and their nanowires, superconductivity

Chao Li

Meyer group (BS) / Thoss group (FR), Issendorff group (FR)

Dr. Chao Li

G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, Oct. 2021 – present

Previous posts
  • Postdoc: Univ. of Kiel, 2019-2021
  • PhD: Peking University, 2019
  • MSc: Nanchang University, 2015
  • BSc: Nanchang University, 2012
Research interests

Quantum sensing and scanning probes,  quantum computing, molecular devices,  Kondo effect at surfaces, superconductivity

Dominik Lentrodt

Buchleitner group (FR) / Warburton group (BS)

Dr. Dominik Lentrodt

G.H.E. Fellow: ALU Freiburg, starting Nov. 2021

  • PhD: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, (2021)
  • MSc: University of Cambridge, 2016
  • BSc: University of Cambridge, 2015
Research interests

Quantum optics, Cavity QED, X-ray spectroscopy, Mössbauer nuclei, Many-body quantum systems, Open quantum systems

Valerii Kozin

Klinovaja group (BS) / Buchleitner group (FR)

Dr. Valerii Kozin

G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, Oct. 2021 – present

  • PhD: University of Iceland and ITMO University Saint Petersburg, 2021
  • MSc: St. Petersburg Academic University, 2017
  • BSc: Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, 2015
Research interests

Complex quantum systems, quantum materials, cavity QED, quantum optics, quantum computation, many-body quantum physics, Dirac materials, Majorana fermions, hep, quantum transport

Former Georg H. Endress Postdoc fellows

Mónica Benito González

Loss group (BS) / Schätz group (FR)

Dr. Mónica Benito González

Interim Professor: Univ. of Augsburg Germany (March 2021)

Previous posts
  • G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, March 2020-Feb. 2021
  • Postdoc: Univ. of Konstanz, 2017-2020
  • PhD: Institute of Materials Science of Madrid, 2017
  • MSc: Complutense University of Madrid, 2013
  • Research interests

    Quantum computing, topology and quantum transport in periodically driven systems, spin qubits, long-distance qubit entanglement, cQED with quantum dots, quantum computing

Andreas Kuhlmann

Warburton group (BS) / Thoss group (FR)

Dr. Andreas Kuhlmann

Senior Scientist: Univ. of Basel, May 2021 – present

Previous posts
  • G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, May 2018-April 2021
  • Postdoc: IBM Research, Zürich, 2016-2018
  • Postdoc: Univ. of Basel, 2014-2016
  • PhD: Univ. of Basel, 2013
  • MSc: JMU, Würzburg, 2011
  • MPhys: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 2009
Research interest

Quantum computing and sensing, silicon spin qubits, semiconductor QDs, quantum computing, CMOS nanotechnology, circuit QED with QDs

Daniel Rieländer

Schätz group (FR) / Warburton group (BS)

Dr. Daniel Rieländer

Senior Scientist: Fraunhofer IOF Jena (Aug. 2019)

Previous posts
  • G.H.E. Fellow: ALU Freiburg, Sept. 2018 – July 2019
  • Postdoc: JPL, Pasadena, California, 2017-2018
  • PhD: ICFO, Barcelona, 2016
  • MSc: TU Darmstadt, 2011
  • BSc: TU Darmstadt, 2009
Research interests

Quantum optics, experimental quantum optics, photon-photon correlations, photon-atom interaction, entanglement, trapped ions, quantum communication, quantum sensing, frequency combs.

Kirill Plekhanov

Klinovaja group (BS) / Schätz group (FR)

Dr. Kirill Plekhanov

Scientific Developer: Cambridge Quantum Computing (Dez. 2020)

Previous posts
  • G.H.E. Fellow: Univ. of Basel, Oct. 2018 – Sept. 2020
  • PhD: Ecole Polytechnique & Univ. Paris-Sud, 2018
  • MSc: ENS d’Ulm & Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, 2015
  • BSc: Univ. Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, 2012
Research interests

Majorana fermions, topological states of matter and many-body phenomena, quantum information and quantum computing, numerical simulations (exact diagonalization, tensor networks), quantum simulators