Faculty, Students & Staff – University of Copenhagen

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QDev Faculty:Til toppen

Charles Marcus


+45 2034 1181

HCØ Building, 3-406

Charlie Marcus is a Professor at NBI and Center Director of QDev. He also taught Physics at Stanford University (92-99) and Harvard University (00-10). Read more >>

Karsten Flensberg


+45 2513 2969

Rockefeller, S-011

Karsten Flensberg works in the research group Solid State Physics and is a co-founder of Center for Quantum Devices. Read more >>

Jesper Nygård


+45 2462 6120

HCØ Building, 3-410

My activities cover mainly carbon nanomaterials and semiconductor nano wires grown in-house. When turned into electronic devices they enable investigations and control of quantum phenomena, Read more >>

Thomas Sand Jespersen


+45 3532 0402

HCØ Building, 3-412

I am an associate professor working with experimental low temperature quantum transport at the Center for Quantum Devices. Read more >>

Ferdinand Kuemmeth


+45 2116 2657

HCØ Building, 3-110

My focus centers on practical quantum design and cryogenic electric manipulation and readout techniques. By choosing the material, geometry and boundary conditions, we create Read more >>

Martin Leijnse


Rockefeller, S-044

I am a theoretical condensed matter physicist primarily interested in nanoscale systems. On such small length scales, the physics is drastically different from what we know Read more >>

Jens Paaske


+45 3532 0395

Rockefeller, S-037

I work on theoretical many-body physics, with a strong emphasis on correlated electrons in solid state systems. This includes problems of quantum transport either in bulk materials or through Read more >>

Kasper Grove-Rasmussen


+45 3532 0402

HCØ Building, 3-404

My research is focused on hybrid circuits formed by coupling superconductors to nanoscale quantum systems formed in e.g. carbon nanotubes and semiconductor nanowires. Read more >>

Mark Rudner


+45 5133 1277

Rockefeller, S-041

If the twentieth century was about discovering the quantum mechanical laws that govern our universe, then the 21st century is about pushing the boundaries, and finding out want these laws allow us Read more >>

Peter Krogstrup


+45 2671 5191

HCØ Building, 3-418

Peter Krogstrup finished his PhD in physics in October of 2012, at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. Today, he is working as a professor at QDev, as a part of the Microsoft Read more >>

QDev Assistant Professors and Postdocs: Til toppen

Ajit Coimbatore Balram

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3533 0279

Rockefeller, S-038

My research interests are in field of theoretical condensed matter with an emphasis on the physics of the fractional quantum Hall effect and topological insulators.

Michele Burrello

Assistant Professor


Rockefeller, S-021

The understanding of the topological properties of quantum matter has been a revolution in the theory of condensed matter and it is one of the most fascinating discoveries of the last decades. Read more >>

Damon Carrad

Post-doctoral fellow


+ 45 3137 4101

HCØ Building, 3-404

My research has focussed on using exotic materials combinations – e.g. semiconductor nanowires coupled with organic materials


Anasua Chatterjee

Long-term visitor


+45 7151 6503

HCØ Building, 3-112

I am an EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow, currently based at the Center for Quantum Devices. I received my PhD from University College London on silicon qubits and my undergraduate research at Read more >>

Malcolm Connolly

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3533 3284

HCØ Building, 3-416

My research focuses on understanding the quantum behavior of 2D materials and figuring out ways to exploit their properties in new breeds of quantum devices for applications in computing and sensing.

Antonio Fornieri

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3533 4889

HCØ Building, 3-116

I joined QDev in March 2017 as a postdoc, after a PhD on thermal transport in superconducting hybrid circuits. Now my research is focused on the investigation of topological Read more >>

Ervand Kandelaki

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3533 4991

Rockefeller, S-042

Currently, my research focus lies in non-equilibrium quantum physics, especially with regard to the impact of interactions on many-body effects and topological properties. I am interested in studying Read more >>

Jung-Hyun (Jordan) Kang

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 9185 5805

HCØ Building, 3-116

My research major is the growth and characterization of III-V semiconductor (InAs, InSb) nanowires, as well as subsequent applications of nanowire based devices.

Panagiotis Kotetes

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3533 2047

Rockefeller, S-042

Primary goal of my postdoctoral research is to bring forward new theoretical ideas for engineering topologically non-trivial phases of matter relying on the synergy of interactions and Read more >>

Martin Kuhnel

Post-doctoral fellow


HCØ Building, 3-S18

Tommy Li

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3533 1974

Rockefeller, S-015

I’m a theorist working in topological superconductivity and quantum computing.

Yu Liu

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3533 5502

HCØ Building, 3-418

I join QDev in May 2017. I focus on the thin film growth of ferromagnetic insulators in order to provide the magnetic field for topological states in superconductor-semiconductor systems.

Filip Malinowski

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 2251 3132

HCØ Building, 3-420

In my research I focus on transferring experimental spin-qubit manipilation techniques to a coupled topological superconductor‒quantum-dot system. Read more >>

Esteban Martinez

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3532 6542

HCØ Building, 3-420

I did my PhD in experimental quantum information with trapped ions in Innsbruck, Austria. Now I work at QDev as a postdoc, where my goal is to demonstrate Read more >>

Robert McNeil

Microsoft Quantum Senior Technical Post-doctoral fellow


+45 9199 4756

HCØ Building, 3-210

I join QDev in Easter 2016 with a background in GaAs devices and spin qubits but am now working on the fabrication of hybrid transmon qubits combining nanowires and


Gerbold Ménard

Post-doctoral fellow


HCØ Buillding, 3-106

My research focuses on the study of Majorana quasiparticles that are topological excitations of condensed matter systems that benefit from topological protection. Being able to Read more >>

Hung Nguyen

Assistant Professor


+45 7158 9680

HCØ Building, 3-104

A hybrid system, such as between a superconductor and a semiconductor, can exhibit remarkable properties, which are not simply combinations of the two. One line of research in QDEV Read more >>

Eoin O'Farrell

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 3123 9311

HCØ Building, 3-116

I am an experimentalist interested in electronic ordering in low dimensional systems. My current research involves the generation and control of one dimensional, topological Read more >>

Karl Petersson

Assistant Professor


+45 2922 9383

HCØ Building, 3-112

I am currently a Marie Curie Fellow at the Center for Quantum Devices. I received my PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2009 and carried out Read more    >>

Mohana Rajpalke

Post-doctoral fellow


HCØ Building, 3-106

Juan Carlos Estrada Saldaña

Post-doctoral fellow


HCØ Building, 3-404

I fabricate devices made of a semiconductor nanowire coupled to a superconductor, and I measure the electrical current that passes through them at low temperature.Read more    >>

Sergej Schuwalow

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 5273 8289

HCØ Building, 3-418

My main research interest is computer simulations of electronic systems, such as the ones existing in the interface regions of superconducor-semiconductor heterostructures. Read more >>

Rawa Tanta

Post-doctoral fellow


+45 2878 3896

HCØ Building, 3-404

My research is focused on Raman Spectroscopy of single InAs nanowires. I am interested in detecting Phonon-Plasmon coupled modes which enlarge the ability of Read more >>

Agnieszka Telecka

Microsoft Quantum Technical 

Post-doctoral Fellow


HCØ Building, 3-210

David van Zanten

Post-doctoral fellow


HCØ Building, 3-116

Currently my research is focused on the measurement and characterization of quantum coherence in topologically protected qubits made in InAs/Al nanowires. Read more >>


QDev PhDs and students: Til toppen

Laurits Andersen

Masters Student


+45 3167 0410

I am writing my bachelors thesis with Karl Peterson as supervisor. My project focuses on control and characterization of hybrid semiconductor-superconductor qubit devices.

Fabio Ansaloni

PhD Candidate


+45 3154 4689

HCØ Building, 3-420

I started my PhD at Qdev in November 2016 and participate in the spin-NANO network. Now I work on spin qubits in natural and isotopically purified silicon-germanium heterostructures.

Gian-Luca Anselmetti

Masters Student


HCØ Building, 3-204

My research here at QDev focusses on further investigation and possible uses of the magnetic proximity effect in hybrid semiconductor/ferromagnet/superconductor structures.

Martin Bjergfelt

PhD Candidate


HCØ Building, 3-420

I have a background in nanotech engineering from DTU specialised in nano-fabrication and electron microscopy. In my Ph.D (starting dec. 2016) I will characterise hybrid core-shell nanowires Read more >>

Magnus Bøe

Masters Student


+45 2897 9093

Rockefeller, S-044

I'm writing my master's thesis (in nanoscience) under the supervision of Michele Burrello, on facets of topological order and possible applications.

Vivek Chidambaram

Visiting Student


HCØ Building, 3-204

My PhD research in Cambridge involves investigating Andreev bound states in superconductor-graphene hybrid devices. I am visiting Qdev for 6 months to learn the fabrication and measurement Read more >>

Rasmus T. Dahm

Masters Student


+45 4111 4622

HCØ Building, 3-206

I joined QDev November 2016. My research is focused on complex oxide heterostructures, obtaining experimental, fabrication and measurement experience with Thomas Sand Jespersen as my supervisor.Read more >>

Asbjørn Drachmann

PhD Candidate


+45 2277 7227

HCØ Building, 3-106

Before starting the PhD I had two years of experience with fabrication and measurements of InAs 2DEGs proximitized by a surface superconductor.Read more >>

Ricci F. Erlandsen

Masters Student


+45 2719 0197

HCØ Building, 3-206

I joined QDev in late 2016 to study complex oxide heterostructures with Thomas Sand Jespersen as my supervisor. I am currently working on my master’s thesis focusing on fabrication and transport Read more >>

Oscar Erlandsson

Masters Student


HCØ Building, 3-204

I joined QDev in fall 2017 for a Masters project about Majorana bound states in circuit QED systems. My supervisor is Charles Marcus.

Martin Espiñeira

Masters Student


HCØ Building, 3-204

I work with Peter Krogstrup as Master Student characterizing and growing hybrid materials for quantum transport applications such as semiconductor nanowires.

Federico Fedele

PhD Candidate


+45 3132 8624

HCØ Building, 3-420

I joined Qdev in fall 2016 after having moved from Italy to the Netherlands to perform my master thesis on Topological Insulator. Now my field of interest is the operation of spin qubits in GaAs and Silicon.

Raffael Gawatz

PhD Candidate


Rockefeller, S-048

From 1st of November 2017 I will challenge open questions in quantum dynamics with Tensor Network schemes, especially interacting periodically driven systems.

Anne Grosch

Bachelors Student


Rockefeller, S-002

I am working on my bachelor thesis under the supervision of Jens Paaske. In the project I focus on examining the "ordering due to disorder" mechanism in magnetic systems.

Esben Bork Hansen

PhD Candidate


+45 5188 2510

Rockefeller, S-048

I am a PhD student at the Qdev theory group and I started my project in 2015. My main topic is topological insulators and superconductors and I am currently looking into the elusive Read more >>

Anna Birk Hellenes

Masters Student


I am a first year master student. In the time of writing, I am doing a ‘project out of the course scope’ on the theory topological systems, with Karsten Flensberg as my supervisor.

Søren Hemberg

Bachelors Student


Albert Hertel

PhD Candidate


HCØ Building, 3-104

I joined QDev in August 2017 for my PhD. My research is centred around solid-state qubits based on semiconductor-superconductor hybrid materials including fabrication of multiqubit-devices and 3D-integration.

Laurens D. Holgaard

Masters Student


HCØ Building, 3-206

I am doing my master's thesis with Thomas Sand Jespersen as my supervisor. My project is about making phase-controlled multi-terminal Josephson junction devices. Read more >>

Sabbir Khan

PhD Candidate


HCØ Building, 3-204

Here at QDev, my research focuses on as-grown epitaxial nanowire based networks for scalable quantum computation. The main goal is to develop innovative fabrication Read more >>

Charline Kirchert

Bachelors Student


+45 2834 8794

I’m a bachelor student in nanoscience and I’m going to do my bachelor thesis with Thomas Sand as supervisor. In the project I will be analysing proximity-induced supercondivity in nanowires. 

Anders Kringhøj

PhD Candidate


+45 2873 5868

HCØ Building, 3-416

I joined QDev in the summer 2014, where I did a small project in the spin qubits group on a GaAs/AlGaAs device finishing my undergraduate. In April 2015 I started my thesis project


Filip Křížek

PhD Candidate


+45 6021 0374

HCØ Building, 3-204

I joined QDev in the summer of 2015 as a PhD student. I focus on growth and characterisation of III-V semiconductor nanowires, but also
on subsequent fabricaton of nanowire based devices.

Sara Lorić

Masters Student


HCØ Building, 3-206

I joined QDev in the spring of 2018 to do my master thesis under the supervision of Kasper Grove-Rasmussen and Jesper Nygård.

Jonas Skovlund Madsen

PhD Candidate


+45 5099 1725


I joined Qdev in the fall of 2015 to do my master thesis. My project is a collaboration between Qdev and DFM concerning nanometrology.

Miķelis Marnauza

Masters Student


 I am working on my Masters thesis under the supervision of Jesper Nygård and Thomas Nordqvist. In the thesis I will be focusing on morphological and structural characterization Read more >>

Daniel Hans Munk

Bachelors Student


+45 3059 4854
I am currently a bachelor's student and joined QDev in March 2018.I look at superconductivity and circuit QED. My supervisor is Charles Marcus.

Morten Munk-Nielsen

PhD Candidate


+45 2613 0022

Rockefeller, S-017

I'm a PhD student in the theory group working with Karsten Flensberg. I'm working on topological order and I am mathematically inclined.

Frederik Nathan

PhD Candidate


+45 2537 1045

Rockefeller, S-043

I work on my master's thesis with Mark Rudner as my supervisor. We are looking at a general way of finding the topological invariants of periodically driven systems. Just as in the static case, Read more >>

Mathias Nesheim

Masters Student


Rockefeller, S-043

I am working on my master thesis with Jens Paaske as my supervisor. Specifically, I study Andreev reflections and how supercurrents in the superconductor will affect these.

Nikolai Plambech Nielsen

Bachelors Student


Rockefeller, S-014

I'm working on my bachelors thesis with supervision from Mark Rudner. In the thesis I focus on the use of programming as an additional source of knowledge in the study of condensed matter physics.

Thue Nikolajsen

Bachelors Student


I am a bachelor student currently doing an independent study in the materials group, primarily with characterization of InSb and InAs/Al nanowires and modeling of growth as well as Read more >>

Thomas Nordqvist

PhD Candidate


+45 6131 5572

HCØ Building, 3-206

My PhD research involves growth and characterization of new nanostructured materials using molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) and electron microscopy. I’m especially interested in III-V nanowires Read more >>

Dags Olsteins

Masters Student


Jacob Ovesen

Masters Student


+45 2398 6366

HCØ Building, 3-206

I am a Master student in Nanoscience that studies electron transport and behavior in hybrid superconductur-quantum dot devices.

Natalie Pearson

Visiting PhD


HCØ Building, 3-416

I started my PhD at ETH Zurich in spring 2016 with Matthias Troyer in the field of Computational Physics. I’m here at QDev for 6 months in the Transmon group where I am working a structure Read more >>

Elias Portolés

Visiting Student


I am a Masters student and joined QDev in April 2018 to work on semiconductor-superconductor systems and their topological properties.

Denise Puglia

Masters Student


HCØ Building, 3-204

I joined QDev in 2017 as a master student. My project focuses on the design, fabrication, and measurement of topological qubits with Charles Marcus as my supervisor.

Md Ahnaf Rahman

Masters Student


I am a master student in Nanoscience and will join Qdev from Fall, 2018 to work on my thesis in the 2DEG group, with a focus on fabrication and optimization of topological devices.

Katrine Rasmussen

Masters Student


+45 6130 2744

HCØ Building, 3-104

I am a student of NBI and joined QDev in September 2012 to do the finishing project of my undergraduate study. Currently I am working as a part of the experimental FQHE-group.


Davydas Razmadze

PhD Candidate


+45 3533 1143

HCØ Building, 3-104

My research is focused on fabricating semiconducting nanowire devices with epitaxial superconductor and conducting the Majorana fusion rule experiment. Read more >>

Deividas Sabonis

PhD Candidate


+370 6270 9580

HCØ Building, 3-104

I joined QDev and Station Q-Copenhagen in the fall of 2015 as a PhD student after my one year Master of Physics studies at TU Munich where I was a DAAD fellow. Read more >>

Victoria Sosnovtseva

Bachelors student


I am writing my bachelor project under the supervision of Ferdinand Kuemmeth. The project focuses on the fabrication and characterisation of novel superconducting resonators that are compatible Read more >>

Lukas Stampfer

PhD Candidate


HCØ Building, 3-206

I joined QDev in the autumn of 2017 as a PhD student after completing my Masters degree in Munich. My research is focused on superconductor-semiconductor Josephson junctions.

Judith Suter

Masters Student


+45 5280 4736

HCØ Building, 3-416

I joined QDev to work on the design, fabrication and measurements of topological Qubits.

Tobias Særkjær

Bachelors Student


I am a bachelors student doing my thesis on the occurence and control of dislocations in crystal lattices near the interface of crystals with different lattice constants. Read more >>

Peter Røhr Tunstall

Masters Student


I am investigating how interactions affect topological quantum systems, specifically topological insulators and superconductors. Read more >>

Saulius Vaitiekėnas

PhD Candidate


+45 2644 2060

HCØ Building, 3-106

Employing effectively two-dimensional networks of quasi-one-dimensional semiconducting nanowires, I focus my research on manipulation of the non-Abelian statistics Read more >>

Alexandros Vekris

Masters Student


+45 5010 2053

HCØ Building 3-206

I joined QDev to fabricate and study quantum dots coupled to superconductors.

Merlin von Soosten

PhD Candidate


+45 5013 1173

HCØ Building, 3-420


I joined QDev shortly after its genesis in 2012, gaining an experimental background on fabrication and measurements on mesoscopic semiconductor nanowire devices.  Currently I am Read more >>

Alexander Whiticar

PhD Candidate


+45 4256 6645

HCØ Building, 3-104

My research at QDev pertains to exploring new seed materials for III-V semiconductor nanowires. This research focuses on realising electron beam lithography patterns needed for nanowire arrays. Read more >>

QDev Associates:Til toppen

Brian Møller Andersen


+45 3532 0419

Rockefeller, S-025

I work as an associate professor in the condensed matter theory group at NBI. Main research activities are centered around strongly correlated electron systems with special focus of unconventional Read more >>

Matthias Christandl


+45 3533 2298

Matthias Christandl is a professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen. Matthias'research is in the area of Quantum Information Theory. Read more >>

Jeroen Danon


I work as a an associate professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. I do theoretical research in the fields of quantum transport and mesoscopic physics, Read more >>

Per Hedegård


+45 3532 0435

Rockefeller, S-007

The condensed matter theory group teach and do research in fundamental aspects of many-body physics related to new materials and electronics properties of nanosystems and quantum information systems.

Finn Berg Rasmussen


+45 3532 0417

Finn Berg Rasmussen, pensioned 2006. Conduction in metals and semimetals, thermodynamic and nuclear magnetic properties of Ag, Rh, and 3He. Read more >>

QDev Technical Staff:Til toppen

Jan H. Fagerlund


Inger Jensen


+45 3532 0466

HCØ Building, 3-212

Morten L. Jensen


+45 2961 8465

HCØ Building, 3-212

Adir Saly-Kaufmann


HCØ Building, 3-118

Rikke Lütge


+45 3532 5209

HCØ Building, 3-120

Nader Payami


+45 3532 0450

HCØ Building, 3-214

Joachim Sestoft


+45 2547 5103

HCØ Building, 3-204

Malte Schmidt


HCØ Building, 3-118

Claus B. Sørensen


+45 3532 0449

HCØ Building, 3-216

Shivendra Upadhyay


+45 2128 9025

HCØ Building, 3-212

Daniel Ramyar

Student Assistant


+45 5367 3070

HCØ Building, 3-120


QDev Administrative Staff: Til toppen

Dorthe Bjergskov

Program Coordinator


+45 9356 5517

HCØ Building, 3-408

Marianne Andersen

Travel Reimbursement Secretary


+45 3532 0294

HCØ Building, 3-108

Maria Batista

Research Secretary


+45 9356 5251

HCØ Building, 3-108

Anne Helene Christensen

Section & QDev Coordinator


+45 9356 5309

HCØ Building, 3-408

Trine Boje

Purchasing Secretary


 +45 9356 5724

HCØ Building, 3-108

Katrin Hjorth

Center Secretary


+45 2155 2975

HCØ Building, 3-108

Stefan Bisgaard

Student Assistant


HCØ Building, 3-108

Ane Brødsgaard

Student Assistant


HCØ Building, 3-108

Bjarke Christensen

Student Assistant


HCØ Building, 3-108


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Charles Marcus

Principal Researcher


+45 2034 1181

HCØ Building, 3-406

Peter Krogstrup

Principal Researcher


+45 2671 5191

HCØ Building, 3-418

Lucas Casparis



+45 2758 8420

HCØ Building, 3-416

Ruben Grigoryan

FPGA Design Engineer


+45 5337 0144

HCØ Building, 3-120

Marina Hesselberg

Fabrication Engineer


+45 2922 9363

HCØ Building, 3-210

Andrew Higginbotham



+45 5020 4694

HCØ Building, 3-112

Karthik Jambunathan

Nanofabrication Engineer


+45 2922 9364

HCØ Building, 3-214

Thorvald Wadum Larsen



+45 2943 5052

HCØ Building, 3-416

Jens Nielsen

Research Software Design Engineer


+45 2567 3900

HCØ Building, 3-118

William H.P. Nielsen

Research Software Design Engineer


+45 6089 3798

HCØ Building, 3-118

Keita Ohtani

MBE Engineer


+45 2922 9909

HCØ Building, 3-418

Karl Petersson



+45 2922 9383

HCØ Building, 3-112

Frank Preiss

Principal Program Manager


+45 2922 9384

HCØ Building, 3-412

Tomaš Stankevič

Mechanical Engineer


+45 9111 1486

HCØ Building, 3-204

Dominik Vogel

SW Engineer


+45 9392 4285

HCØ Building, 3-118

Lotte Rosenkrands

Executive Business Administrator


+45 5157 8089

HCØ Building, 3-408