Curriculum Vitae

 
Dr Natalia Korolkova
 
Reader in Theoretical Quantum Optics
Head of Quantum Information Group

Natalia Korolkova

Education / Qualifications
01/1992Diploma in Physics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
02/1996PhD degree in Theoretical Quantum Optics, Faculty of Physics, Moscow State University, Russia
11/2002 Habilitation. Habilitation thesis: "Quantum information concepts for bright beams using fiber solitons"
(Theory and experiment), Department of Optics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.
Professional History
1995-96Research fellow, Faculty of Physics, Moscow State University
1996-97Post-doctoral research assistant, Department of Optics, Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic
1997-99Humboldt-Fellow, Department of Optics, Physics Institute, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
1999-2003Group leader of the Quantum information group, Department of Optics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
2003-2016Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews
since 08/2016Reader, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews
09/2005-01/2006Maternity leave
Other Appointments and Affiliations
Membership of professional bodiesGerman Physical Society,   OSA (Optical Society of America)
Other affiliations
2003-04Member of the Assessment Committee for the professorship in Theoretical Quantum Optics at the Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen
2007-09Member of the Reviewer Board for the Integrated Project QAP under FET-QIPC within the EU 6th Framework Programme
2015Member of the Assessment Committee for the Assistant professor position at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby, Denmark

Peer review activities

  • Journals: Physical Review A, Physical Review Letters, Journal of Optics B, Journal of Modern Optics, The European Physical Journal D, Opt. & Laser Technology and others
  • Grant agencies: EPSRC (UK) and A. von Humboldt Foundation (Germany)
  • Expert for Research activities with the EU Commission

PhD external examiner

  • 4 UK Institutions:   1 UCL, 2 Heriot Watt Univ, 1 Strathclyde Univ
  • 4 European Institutions:   NBI, Copenhagen; Univ. Aarhus; ICFO, Barcelona; DTU, Lyngby

Prizes, Awards and other Honours

  • 2015   E. Lommel Award in Modern Optical Technologies (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (1997-1999), 2009 and 2012
  • Partner of the EU-funded project COVAQIAL, nominee for the European Descartes Prize for excellence in trans-national collaborative research

Invited talks     at scientific conferences: > 50;   colloquia and personal invitations: 11

Invited journal/review papers and book chapters     10

Publications     over 70 papers and book chapters

Group leadership
since 2003University of St Andrews, Theoretical Quantum Information group:   Quantum Information Group
1999-2003Group leader of the Quantum information group at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Grants since 2003 (since Lectureship in St Andrews)
2014-2019International Max Planck Partnership with Scottish Universities (IMPP)
2011-2015"Integrated Quantum Information Technology" (iQIT) in the 7th EU Framework Programme under FET Open, STREP
2008-2011"COmputing with Mesoscopic Photonic and Atomic States" (COMPAS) in the 7th EU Framework Programme under FET Open, STREP
2004-2007"COntinuous VAriable Quantum Information with Atoms and Light" (COVAQIAL) in the 6th EU Framework Programme under IST-STREP
Networks since 2003
since 2008Quantum Information in Scotland (QUISCO), one of the founders and active member
2003-2005Participation in QuICT Network - joint UK Network Programme underEPSRC on Quantum Interference, Correlations and Technology
Conference and workshop organisation
2003Organizer (joint with Prof U Leonhardt and Dr D Cassettari) "Frontiers in physics of cold atoms" held 27-30 August 2004 in St Andrews as the final meeting of the UK cold-atom network (UKCAN)
2005Member of the programme subcommittee for the topic area "Quantum Information" of the 6th EQEC (European Quantum Electronics Conference), 12-17 June 2005, Munich, Germany
2005Member of the International Advisory Committee, 9th International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, Besancon, France, May 2-6, 2005
2006Organizer of the Kick-off meeting of the Quantum Optics branch of SUPA-Photonics "Frontiers in Quantum Optics", held on 13 November 2006, New Hall, University of St Andrews
2007Organizer (together with N. Cerf, ULB, Brussels) of the 6th International Workshop on Continuous Variable Quantum Information Processing held 13-16 April 2007, Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews, Scotland
2008Organizer of the 3rd QUISCO meeting in St Andrews with keynote speakers Prof Barry Sanders (SUPA Distinguished Visitor, Calgary, Canada) and Prof John Rarity (Bristol)
2008/9Member of the Program and Advisory Committee, 11th International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, Olomouc, Czech Republic, June 2009
2008/9Member of the Technical Programme Committee, the 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optic CleoPR, Shanghai, China, 30 Aug - 3 Sep 2009
2008/9Member of the Advisory board, CEWQO’09 (16th Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics), Turku, Finland, June 2009
2008-10Organizer (joint with U. Leonhardt) of 17th Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics CEWQO’10 in St Andrews in June 2010
2010Organizer of the 8th QUISCO meeting in St Andrews, 27 Jan 2010
2011Organizer of the 13th QUISCO meeting in St Andrews, 24 May 2011
2012/13Member of the Advisory board, CEWQO’13 (20th Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics), Stockholm, Sweden, June 2013
2013Organizer (with Ch. Wunderlich, E. Ilichev, K. Moelmer) of the Integrated Quantum Information Technology research workshop in the frame of the EU-FET, September 2013, Corfu, Greece
2013Organizer of the QUISCO meeting in St Andrews, 10 December 2013
2014/15Member of the Advisory board, CEWQO’15 (Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics), Warsaw, Poland, July 2015
2015Organizer of the Macroscopic Quantum Coherence international workshop, St Andrews, 1-3 June 2015