About me

Group Leader

Shabir Barzanjeh
Assistant Professor

 Credit: © IST Austria/Anna Stöcher

My research goals are directed towards both experimental and theoretical studying the dynamics and interactions of nanofabricated electrical, mechanical and photonic quantum circuits. With a strong background in the field of superconducting circuit QED obtained in the group of David DiVincenzo at RWTH Aachen, I received Marie Skłodowska Curie fellowship to work as a postdoctoral fellow at Johannes Fink’s group to experimentally develop integrated electro- and optomechanical devices as well as superconducting circuits that operate in the quantum regime. My pioneering scientific research in proposing the novel microwave-optical photon conversion based on mechanical resonator has opened a new method for coherently converting optical photons to microwave photons and consequently implementing microwave-optical quantum teleportation. I was one of the first to develop the notion of quantum radar (sensor) and proposed the prototype microwave quantum illumination (sensor).