Ion Quantum Technology Group

Prof. Winfried Hensinger
Head of group,
Professor of Quantum Technologies
Email: w.k.hensinger@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877672
Web profile / short biography

Dr Sebastian Weidt
Senior Scientist, Lecturer in Quantum Technologies
Email: s.weidt@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 678752
Web profile / short biography

Emily Crozier
Centre and IQT Group Administrator
Email: e.r.crozier@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877593

Dr Tomas Navickas
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: t.navickas@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877309

Dr Sam Hile
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: s.j.hile@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877400

Dr Seokjun Hong
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: s.hong@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877309

Dr Harry Bostock
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: h.bostock@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 874400

Nick Johnson
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: n.johnson@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877110

Dr Mariam Akhtar
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: m.s.akhtar@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877309

Dr Rémy Legaie
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: r.legaie@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877309

Harry Godwin
Electronics Engineer
Email: h.w.godwin@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 876673

Iason Apostolatos
Graduate Student (PhD)
Email: i.apostolatos@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 873816

Alex Owens
Graduate Student (PhD)
Email: a.owens@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 873816

Chris Knapp
Graduate Student (PhD)
Email: c.knapp@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 873816

Foni Raphaël Le Brun-Ricalens
Graduate Student (PhD)
Email: f.le-brun-ricalens@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877110

David Bretaud
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: d.bretaud@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 873816

Mitch Peaks
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: m.peaks@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 876862

Mark Webber
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: m.webber@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 873816

Martin Siegele
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: m.siegele@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877110

Christophe Valahu
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: c.valahu@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 873816

Pedro David Taylor-Burdett
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: p.taylor-burdett@sussex.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1273 877759

Sahra Ahmed Kulmiya
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: sk790@sussex.ac.uk

Falk Bonus
Industry Graduate student
(PhD, Universal Quantum)
Email: fb319@sussex.ac.uk

Daisy Smith
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: ds572@sussex.ac.uk

Scott Mason
Graduate student (PhD)
Email: sm2088@sussex.ac.uk

Previous group photos

Group picture November 2015

Group picture November 2014

Group picture July 2013

Group picture February 2012

Group picture December 2010

Group picture November 2009

Group picture August 2008

Group picture March 2007

Group picture October 2006

Former group members

Dr Quentin Bodart, Research fellow, October 2019 – September 2020
Cerys Barlow Myers, MSc research project student, September 2019 – September 2020
Louis Obeid Mogridge, MSc research project student, September 2019 – September 2020
Jake Tridini, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2020
Kavinthan Raveendran, SEPnet placement student, Summer 2020
Dariusz Witold Modzelewski, Doctoral student, September 2019 – March 2020
Dr Reuben Puddy, Research fellow, August 2017 – January 2020
Iain Hunter, Electronics engineer, April 2018 – September 2019
Dr Zak Romaszko, Doctoral student, September 2014 – September 2019
Dr Ethan Potter, Doctoral student, September 2014 – September 2019
Rafael Alapisco Arambula, MSc research project student, September 2018 – September 2019
Toby Hawkins, MSc research project student, September 2018 – September 2019
Alec Clapp, SEPnet placement student, Summer 2019
Elvira Castello, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2019
Dr Anna Webb, Doctoral student, September 2014 – June 2019
Dr Adam Lawrence, Doctoral student, September 2014 – May 2019
Joshua Hill, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2018 – March 2019
Anton Grounds, Doctoral student, September 2014 – January 2019
Weikang Fan, Doctoral student, September 2014 – January 2019
Dr Simon Webster, Research fellow, December 2011 – September 2018
Christopher Knapp, MSc research project student, September 2017 – September 2018
Luke Turner, MSc research project student, September 2017 – September 2018
Ronnie Parker, Undergraduate MPhys research project, September 2017 – May 2018
Ciara Mackellar, SEPnet placement student, Summer 2017
Dr Bjoern Lekitsch, Doctoral student and research fellow, November 2009 – May 2017
Ben Sayers, BSc and MSc research project student, October 2015 – June 2017
Yassi Vaziri, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2016 – March 2017, graduated July 2017
Dominic Lennon, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2016 – March 2017, graduated July 2017
Andrea Rodriguez Blanco, Research student, October 2014 – January 2017
Dan Hunt, Research student, October 2016 – December 2016
Dr Eamon Standing, Doctoral student, October 2012 – September 2016
Dr David Murgia, Doctoral student, May 2013 – September 2016
Dr Joe Randall, Doctoral student and research assistant, October 2012 – September 2016
Nikolaus Lorenz, Research student, October 2015 – September 2016
Dr Wei Wu, Visiting researcher, November 2015 – September 2016
Peter Hooijschuur, Visiting research student, Summer 2016
Piotr Ewiak, SEPnet placement student, Summer 2016
Tom Whitmore, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2015 & 2016
Fraser Hurley, Research associate, January 2016 – July 2016
Oliver Wilson, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2015 – March 2016, graduated July 2016
Matthew Elman, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2015 – March 2016, graduated July 2016
Lewis Green, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2015 – March 2016, graduated July 2016
Henry Semenenko, Postgraduate project student, February 2016 – June 2016
Dan Love, Postgraduate project student, February 2016 – June 2016
Dr Darren De Motte, Doctoral student, October 2011 – September 2015
Adrian Parra Rodriguez, Research student, October 2014 – September 2015
Anna Dark, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2015
Callum Gadd, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2015
Ryan Timms, Summer project research student, Summer 2015
Harry Fox, SEPnet summer project research student, Summer 2015
Mahesh Makani, Undergraduate MPhys research project, October 2014 – March 2015, graduated July 2015
Tin Le, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2014 – March 2015, graduated July 2015
George Burridge, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2014 – March 2015, graduated July 2015
Dr Gouri S. Giri, Postdoctoral fellow, March 2012 – September 2014
Tom Crane, SEPnet summer project research student, Summer 2014
Michal Nerek, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2014
Dan Pryer, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2014
Cameron Barr, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2014
Dr Kimberley Lake, Doctoral student, October 2010 – April 2014
Dr Marcus Hughes, Doctoral student and research assistant, October 2008 – March 2014
Thomas Workman, Summer project research student, Summer 2013
Nathan Evans, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2013
Mark Davies, Nuffield summer project research student, Summer 2013
Dr James Siverns, Doctoral student and research assistant, October 2006 – July 2013
Dr Robin Sterling, Doctoral student and research assistant, October 2006 – July 2013
William Winkworth, MSc research project student, October 2012 – June 2013, graduated July 2013
Chris Reed, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2012 – March 2013, graduated July 2013
Louis Williams, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2012
Alex Nicol, Research placement summer project student, Summer 2012
Alasdair Price, Nuffield summer project research student, Summer 2012
Dr James McLoughlin, Doctoral student and research assistant, Oct. 2006 – Dec 2012
Phoebe Bence, MSc research project student, Oct. 2012 – Dec 2012
Elana Levin Schtulberg Undergraduate research placement student, Summer 2011
Dr Luke Simkins, Visiting posdoctoral research fellow, November 2010 – December 2011
Dr Altaf Nizamani, Doctoral student, October 2006 – May 2011,  graduated August 2011
Jinanne Khazri, MSc research project student, October 2010 – June 2011,  graduated July 2011
Irene Lim, MSc research project student, October 2010 – June 2011,  graduated July 2011
Pip Young, Undergraduate MPhys research project, October 2010 – March 2011,  graduated July 2011
Matt Cowley, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2010 – March 2011,  graduated July 2011
Jiddu Broersma, Undergraduate MPhys research project, October 2009 – March 2010,  graduated July 2010
James Sayers, Undergraduate MPhys research project, October 2009 – March 2010, and Junior Research Associate, Summer 2008,  graduated July 2010
Brendan Murray, BSc research project student, October 2009 – March 2010,  graduated July 2010
Michelle Tieng, MSc research project student, October 2009 – June 2010,  graduated July 2010
Merlin Bevan-Stevenson, Undergraduate MPhys research project and research placement student, October 2006 – March 2010,  graduated July 2010
Bjoern Stein, Visiting PhD student, October 2009 – September 2010,  graduated 2010
Ben Jacques-Parr, Undergraduate BSc. research project, October 2008 – March 2009,  graduated July 2009
Mark Konstantinovic, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2008 – March 2009,  graduated July 2009
Philippa Young, Undergraduate Research Placement Student, Summer 2008, current undergraduate at Sussex
Ben Johnson, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2007 – March 2008,  graduated July 2008
Rajiv Ramasawmy, Undergraduate research placement student, Summer 2007, graduated July 2010
Kieran Lee, Undergraduate research placement student, Summer 2007, graduated July 2010
Dan Brown, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2006 – March 2007,  graduated July 2007
Nik Davies, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2006 – March 2007,  graduated July 2007
Jack Friedlander, Undergraduate BSc research project, October 2006 – March 2007,  graduated July 2007
Jessica Grove-Smith, Undergraduate MPhys research project, October 2006 – March 2007, graduated July 2007
Ben Pruess, Undergraduate MPhys research project, October 2006 – March 2007, graduated July 2007
David Scrivener, Undergraduate MPhys research project, October 2006 – March 2007, graduated July 2007
Tim Short, Undergraduate MPhys research project, October 2006 – March 2007, graduated July 2007