Members: Please place your sketch in alphabetical order by last name

Ingo Barth

is a deaf PhD student in the workgroup of Prof. J. Manz and will defend his PhD work soon. He works on quantum control of electronic and nuclear circulations, ring currents, and induced magnetic fields in atoms, ions, and molecules by circularly polarized laser pulses.

Almut Beige

is a Reader for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information at the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leeds (UK). Her main research interest is the controlled generation of highly entangled states in open quantum systems. She also works on optical cooling techniques and got recently interested in sonoluminescence.

Misha Ivanov

Navin Khaneja

Anatoli Kheifets

is a professor in the Research School of Physics at the Australian National University, Canberra. His current research interests are in atomic ionization, strong laser fields and many-electron correlation.

Christiane Koch

is a junior research group leader in the Department of Physics at Freie Universität Berlin. Her research is focussed on coherent control of ultracold gases.

Walter Köckenberger

is an associate professor of physics at the Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, University of Nottingham, UK. He is interested in the use of 'hyperpolarisation' strategies in NMR, in particular in the use of dynamic nuclear polarisation .

Ronnie Kosloff

Institute of Chemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Burkhard Luy

is a Heisenberg research group leader in the Department of Chemistry at the Technische Universität Muenchen, Germany. His research interest is method development and applications of liquid state and partially oriented NMR spectroscopy.

Svetlana Malinovskaya

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. Her interests include ultrafast molecular dymanics, a theory of coherent stimulated Raman scattering (CSRS) and coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microscopy in application to noninvasive biological imaging, and the design of quantum control methods in CSRS and CARS in the presence of decoherence.

Jörn Manz

is a professor of Theoretical Chemistry at Freie Universität Berlin. An important topic of his research is quantum control by laser pulses, from nuclei to electrons and back.

Alfred Maquet

is a professor at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris) in the Laboratoire de Chimie Physique-Matière et Rayonnement. His main interests are related to theoretical atomic and molecular physics with emphasis on strong field phenomena.

Niels Chr. Nielsen

is a professor of chemistry and nanotechnology at the University of Aarhus in Denmark. His current research areas involves development and application of advanced pulsed NMR experiments for applications for solid-state protein structure determination and ultrahigh-field MRI. Method development involves optimal control; applications focused on "insoluble" proteins, such as membrane proteins, and amyloid fibrils.

Jiannis K. Pachos

is a lecturer of Theoretical Physics at the University of Leeds. His main interests are topological quantum computation,
strongly correlated many body systems and quantum optics.

Serguei Patchkovskii

is a Research Council Officer at the Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences of the National Research Council of Canada. He is located in Ottawa, Ontario. His job is to keep Research Officers happy. His own research interests are related to electronic structure theory of molecules and atoms under extreme conditions. His real interests are speed-skating and scuba diving.

Chitra Rangan

is an Associate (as of July 1st :-) Professor of Physics at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Her interests include the theoretical investigations of ultrafast control in Rydberg atoms, trapped-ion quantum information processing, quantum control theory and nanoplasmonics.

Alejandro Saenz

heads the theoretical research group Modern Optics at the Department of Physics of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. Main interests are the behaviour and control of atomic and molecular systems exposed to ultrashort intense laser fields (electronic and nuclear response) as well as ultracold atomic and molecular gases, especially in optical lattices, but also matter-antimatter interactions and electromagnetically-induced transparency.

Peter Salamon

is a professor in the department of Mathematics and Statistics at San Diego State University. His research interests include optimal control of thermodynamic processes and biomathematics.

Sophie (Sonia) Schirmer

is a researcher at the University of Cambridge. Her research interests are mainly in the area of quantum physics and control, especially modelling, characterization and control of quantum systems with applications from quantum chemistry to quantum computing.

Evgeny Shapiro

is a research associate at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. His primary interests are quantum dynamics and quantum control of atoms and molecules, with applications in spectroscopy, quantum computation, ultracold and strong-field physics.

David Tannor

is a professor in the Department of Chemical Physics at the Weizmann Institute. His main interests are: quantum control of chemical reactions as well as applications of control theory to electronic motion, laser cooling, decoherence and quantum information.

Jiri Vala

is a lecturer at the Department of Mathematical Physics, National University of Ireland at Maynooth. His research interests include topological quantum computation, exotic phases in quantum lattice models, theory of open quantum systems and quantum control.

Jan von Delft

is a professor of physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich. He works on electronic properties of condensed matter nanostructures, with a special interest in many-body methods for describing the nonequilibrium dynamics of driven, open quantum systems.