- PostResearch fellow
- DegreePhD in Theoretical Physics
Quantum simulators for solving material science problems
Education and professional activity
Oleksandr Kyriienko is a Ukrainian theoretical physicist working in the fields of quantum optics and condensed matter physics. He obtained a PhD degree from the University of Iceland in September 2014, working in the area of semiconductor quantum optics and polaritonics. During his research career Oleksandr has had extended visits to many research institutions around the globe, including NTU in Singapore, Nordita in Sweden, IIP in Brazil, and KITP in California. From 2014 to 2017 he worked as a Postdoctoral researcher at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark. Oleksandr has been a Fellow at Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics in Stockholm. His scientific interests generally include quantum and nonlinear optics and condensed matter theory. In particular, it encompasses quantum simulation, cavity optomechanics, circuit QED, quantum chemistry, and single photon devices.