IQST People

IQST Directors

The IQST direc­tor lead the activ­i­ties and devel­op­ment of IQST, includ­ing IQST’s mission and its imple­men­ta­tion through dedicated programmes. 

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Barz

  • UStuttgart
  • Physics
  • #Quantum­Com­mu­ni­ca­tion
  • #Quantum­Com­put­ing
  • #Quantu­mEngi­neer­ing
  • #Quantu­mOp­tics
  • #QuantumPho­ton­ics

Prof. Dr. Fedor Jelezko

  • UUlm
  • Physics
  • #Quantum­Com­mu­ni­ca­tion
  • #Quantum­Com­put­ing
  • #Quantu­mEngi­neer­ing
  • #Quantu­mOp­tics
  • #QuantumPho­ton­ics
  • #Quantum­Sens­ing
  • #Solid­StatePhysics

Executive Board

The execu­tive board steers IQST’s activ­i­ties and devel­op­ment. The execu­tive board also serves as the body to evalu­ate inter­nal appli­ca­tions for IQST’s programmes. 

Prof. Dr. Jens Anders

  • UStuttgart
  • Electri­cal Engineering
  • #Quantu­mEngi­neer­ing
  • #Quantum­Sens­ing

Prof. Dr. Joachim Ankerhold

  • UUlm
  • Physics
  • #Quantum­Com­put­ing
  • #Quantu­mOp­tics
  • #QuantumThe­ory

PD Dr. Christian Ast

  • MPI-FKF
  • Physics
  • #Quantum­Ma­te­ri­als
  • #Solid­StatePhysics

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Barz

  • UStuttgart
  • Physics
  • #Quantum­Com­mu­ni­ca­tion
  • #Quantum­Com­put­ing
  • #Quantu­mEngi­neer­ing
  • #Quantu­mOp­tics
  • #QuantumPho­ton­ics

Prof. Dr. J. Christof M. Gebhardt

  • UUlm
  • Physics
  • #Quantum­Sens­ing

Prof. Dr. Fedor Jelezko

  • UUlm
  • Physics
  • #Quantum­Com­mu­ni­ca­tion
  • #Quantum­Com­put­ing
  • #Quantu­mEngi­neer­ing
  • #Quantu­mOp­tics
  • #QuantumPho­ton­ics
  • #Quantum­Sens­ing
  • #Solid­StatePhysics

Prof. Dr. Tilman Pfau

  • UStuttgart
  • Physics
  • #Quantum­Com­put­ing
  • #Quantu­mEngi­neer­ing
  • #Quantu­mOp­tics
  • #Quantum­Sens­ing

Prof. Dr. Ilia Polian

  • UStuttgart
  • Computer Science
  • #Quantum­Com­put­ing
  • #Quantu­mEngi­neer­ing
  • #QuantumThe­ory

Scientific Advisory Board

The scien­tific advisory board, made up by inter­na­tion­ally renowned experts in acade­mia and indus­try, provides an invalu­able outside perspec­tive to support the further growth and devel­op­ment of the IQST center. 

Prof. Dr. Markus Aspelmeyer

  • Univer­sity of Vienna
  • #Quantu­mEngi­neer­ing
  • #Quantum­Sens­ing

David Faller

  • IBM Germany Lab

Prof. Dr. Atac Imamoglu

  • ETH Zürich

Dr. Axel Kaschner

  • Robert Bosch GmbH

Dr.-Ing. E.h. Peter Leibinger

  • TRUMPF GmbH & Co. KG

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mlynek

  • Humboldt Univer­sity of Berlin

Prof. Dr. Rainer Müller

  • TU Braun­schweig

Prof. Dr. Christine Silberhorn

  • Pader­born University

Prof. Dr. Michael Totzeck

  • Carl Zeiss AG

Managing Team

The manag­ing team of IQST is support­ing and assist­ing the IQST direc­tors, board, and the whole IQST commu­nity in the overall manage­ment of the activ­i­tites of the center. 

Christine Heuschmid

  • UUlm
  • Office Manager

M.Sc. Dimitra Kanta

  • UStuttgart
  • Science and Commu­ni­ca­tion Manager

Dr. Sonja Lebus-Henn

  • UUlm
  • Programme and Outreach Manager

Murielle Naud-Barthelmeß

  • UStuttgart
  • Finance Manager

PhD Representatives

The IQST PhD reps is a team that consists of students of the Univer­sity of Stuttgart, Ulm Univer­sity and the Max Planck Insti­tute for Solid State Research. Our PhD reps actively contribute to foster­ing connec­tions among our students and organize engag­ing activ­i­ties, events and workshops.

M.Sc. Niklas Gaiser

  • UUlm
  • PhD repre­sen­ta­tives

M.Sc. Maneesha Ismail

  • MPI-FKF
  • PhD repre­sen­ta­tives

M.Sc. Takuya Kitamura

  • UUlm
  • PhD repre­sen­ta­tives

M.Sc. Shreya Kumar

  • UStuttgart
  • PhD repre­sen­ta­tives

M.Sc. Rouven Maier

  • UStuttgart
  • PhD repre­sen­ta­tives

M.Sc. Jose Manuel Monterrosas Romero

  • UStuttgart
  • PhD repre­sen­ta­tives

M.Sc. Mirko Rossini

  • UUlm
  • PhD repre­sen­ta­tives