Partner Labs

Team leader Institution
Partner 1 Nicolas Cerf ULB-QuIC Project Coordinator
Partner 2 Irina Veretennicoff VUB-TONA
Partner 3 Yves Roggeman ULB-SCSI
Partner 4 Theo D'Hondt VUB-PROG

Partner 1

Centre for Quantum Information and Communication

Contact

Coordinator Prof. Dr. Nicolas Cerf
Institution Université Libre de Bruxelles
Partner Lab Centre for Quantum Information and Communication (QuIC)
Address Avenue F. D. Roosevelt 50, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone & Fax +32 2 650 28 58 (Fax: +32 2 650 29 41)

People

  • Nicolas Cerf (Professor) Head of the Centre for Quantum Information and Communication (QuIC). Quantum Information Theory, Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Mechanics, Monte-Carlo methods.
  • Serge Massar (Senior Scientist) Head of the Laboratory of Quantum Information (LIQ). Foundations of quantum mechanics, experimental and theoretical quantum information, quantum cryptography, quantum non locality, quantum computing, experimental and theoretical quantum optics, fiber optics, non linear optics, quantum gravity and black holes.
  • Evgueni Karpov (Senior post-doctoral fellow) Quantum Information Theory, Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Mechanics, Statistical mechanics, Polymer Physics.
  • Xavier Lacour (Post-doctoral fellow) Quantum Information and Computation, Control of Atomic and Molecular Processes by Laser Fields, Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics, Decoherence in Open Quantum Systems.
  • Raúl García-Patrón (former PhD student) Quantum Information Theory, Quantum information processing with continuous variables, Quantum cryptography with continuous variables, Quantum teleportation, Entanglement concentration and purification, Bell inequalities.
  • Julien Niset (PhD student) Quantum Information Theory, Quantum key distribution, Quantum non-locality.
  • Kim-Chi Nguyen (PhD student) Quantum Information Theory, Quantum key distribution with continuous variables, Turbo coding and decoding, Lattice coding and decoding.
  • Kien Phan Huy (Post-doctoral fellow) Quantum optics, resonant optical microcavities, photonic crystal lasers, non-linearities in photonic crystal fibers, DNA microchips.
  • Anh Tuan Nguyen (PhD Student) Sources of photon pairs for quantum optics, nonlinearities in photonic crystal fibers.
  • Stéphane Clemmen (PhD Student) Quantum optics and non linear optics.

Partner 2

Vakgroep Toegepaste Natuurkunde & Fotonica

Contact

Coordinator Prof. Dr. Irina Veretennicoff
Institution Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Partner Lab Vakgroep Toegepaste Natuurkunde & Fotonica (TONA)
Address Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone & Fax +32 2 629 34 54 (Fax: +32 2 629 34 50)

People

  • Irina Veretennicoff (Professor) Head of QUPHOT, coordinator of IUAP V-18. Non-linear and Quantum Optics, Laser dynamics, Non-linear Plasma physics.
  • Thomas Durt (Post-Doctoral Fellow) Guest professor at the VUB for courses related to Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information. Quantum Information Theory and Quantum Cryptography, Foundations of Quantum Mechanics.
  • Ingo Fischer (Post-Doctoral Fellow) Lasers, non-linear optics, VCSELS, mutually coupled laser systems with feedback, synchronisation of chaotic semi-conductor lasers and so on; co-advisor of several PhD and Ms theses. Presently guest scientist at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Applied Physics and Photonics Department.

Partner 3

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Contact

Coordinator Prof. Dr. Yves Roggeman
Institution Université Libre de Bruxelles
Partner Lab Cryptography and Computer Security (SCSI)
Address Boulevard du Triomphe CP212, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone & Fax +32 2 650 55 98 (Fax: +32 2 650 56 09)

People

  • Yves Roggeman (Professor) Head of the Cryptography and Computer Security Service (SCSI). Computer security (banking systems), cryptography (stream ciphers, random numbers generators), programming languages (object oriented programming languages).
  • Olivier Markowitch (Associate Professor) Computer security (banking systems, e-payments, secure email schemes), secure protocols (fair exchange, non-repudiation, certified email, electronic voting, digital contract signing), cryptography (digital signatures). Advisor and co-advisor of PhD and Ms theses.
  • Zhengjun Cao (Post-Doctoral Fellow) Quantum cryptography, cryptography (encryption, digital signatures, secret sharing).
  • Rachel Akimana (PhD student) Computing grid security, computing grid secure protocols.
  • Jérôme Dossogne (PhD student) Secure e-government.
  • Naim Qachri (PhD student) Secure wireless transmissions.

Partner 4

The Programming Technology Lab

Contact

Coordinator Prof. Dr. Theo D'Hondt
Institution Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Partner Lab The Programming Technology Lab (PROG)
Address Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone & Fax +32 2 629 33 08 (Fax: +32 2 629 35 25)

People

  • Theo D’Hondt (Coordinator) Language engineering, software engineering, algorithms, numerical analysis, computational geometry, computer science education.
  • Ellie D’Hondt (Post-Doctoral Fellow) Quantum computer science, Quantum Information Theory, Quantum Mechanics, Cosmology, Programming Paradigms & Languages, Theoretical computer science.
  • Frederik Vanden Berghe (PhD student) Licentiaat in de Informatica: Lic. Thesis in Quantum Computing (VUB: Prof. T. D’Hondt, dr. E. D’Hondt), MSc. In Computer Science: MSc. Thesis in Adiabatic Quantum Algorithms (ULB: Prof. N. Cerf ), Quantum Computing (UvA: Prof. H. Buhrman).
  • Yves Vandriessche (PhD student) Language engineering, software engineering, Distributed and High-Performance Computing, Licentiaat in de Toegepaste informatica (VUB: Prof. T. D'Hondt)