Staff profiles

Chief Investigators

Dr. Arkady Fedorov completed his PhD student at Clarkson University, US in 2005. His research work was primarily on theoretical aspects of quantum information science and decoherence in solid state systems. He was then appointed a postdoctoral fellow KIT, Gemany working on a theory of...

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Postdoctoral researchers

Dr Eugene (Yauhen) Sachkou completed his undergraduate degree in physics at the Belarusian State University in Minsk, Belarus. This was followed by a Master of Science in Photonics degree obtained jointly from Ghent University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (both Belgium), and University of St...

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Eric completed his PhD at The University of Queensland. In his PhD, he was working on superfluid Optomechanics, where the high precision sensing technique of cavity optomechanics is leveraged to probe the acoustic excitations in a thin superfluid He4 film. After PhD, he transitioned from the...

Prasanna Pakkiam. Born in India, was schooled in Westlake Boys High school in Auckland, NZ, did a double degree in Monash (ECSE and Physics/Pure-Mathematics (BE+BSc) with honours in both), PhD in UNSW on the topic, "On a scalable RF-probed Si-P quantum computational architecture". He joined our...

PhD students

Anatoly have graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia, in 2015. His research work was concerned with theoretical physics, with both bachelor's diploma and master's thesis being dedicated to applications of quantum field theory to statistical physics. Particularly, he worked with...

Alejandro completed his Bachelor and MSc degrees at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, where he worked on theoretical models of high-temperature superconductors (HTSC). Particularly, on the role of fluctuations in parallel thin-film HTSC, and on the interaction between preformed...

Rohit Navarathna completed his MSc in Physics from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. His masters thesis titled "3D Supercondcting Transmon Qubit" was at a superconducting devices lab in the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

The thesis was intriguing enough...

Tyler moved to Brisbane in 2015 to study a Bachelor of Advanced Science majoring in physics at UQ. He became interested in conducting his honours research in the field of superconducting qubits and decided to pursue an opportunity with the SQD lab. He completed a project investigating the...

Pradeep graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India. He spent a year as a visiting student at the Raman Research Institute working on quantum optics based experiments primarily targeted towards testing the fundamentals of...

Honours students

James started studying at uq after moving to Brisbane in 2017 and finished his bachelor's in science with a major in physics at the end of 2019 and became interested in superconducting qubits when he found out about the SQD lab. He is passionate about working on the theoretical and experimental...

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