Lab Leader

Jan Kołodyński, PhD

ORCID: 0000-0001-8211-0016

Research experience:

2018-…:      Group Leader, Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies (QOT), Warsaw, Poland.
2014-2018:  Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Barcelona, Spain.
2010-2014:  Research Assistant, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland.


2010-2014:  PhD in Physics (thesis), Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland.
2008-2009:  MA Theor. Physics (CASM – Part III Maths), DAMTP, Cambridge, UK.
2007-2008:  Part II General in Computer Science, Comp. Labs, Cambridge, UK.
2004-2007:  BA in Natural Sciences (Physics), St John’s College, University of Cambridge, UK.

Selected prizes and scholarships:

2018-2020:  HOMING programme laureate, Foundation for Polish Science, Poland.
2015-2017:  Maria Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowship, ICFO, Spain.
2014-2015:  START Scholarship, Foundation for Polish Science, Poland.
2004-2008:  Cambridge European Trust Scholarship, Cambridge, UK.

Selected publications:

Selected invited talks:

  • 2018.05 – “Observability and estimation in quantum dynamics” workshop, IHP, Paris, France.
    Titled: “Bayesian filtering for quantum-enhanced atomic sensors” (video).
  • 2017.09 – Quantum Optics IX conference, Gdansk, Poland.
    2017.04 – SPIE: Optics+Optoelectronics conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
    Both titled: “Device-independent quantum key distribution with single-photon sources”.
  • 2017.02   636. WE-Heraeus Seminar “Quantum-Limited Metrology and Sensing”, Bad Honnef, Germany. Titled: “Random bosonic states for robust quantum metrology”.


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