About Christine Muschik





Christine Muschik, Faculty, Professor

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Email: christine.muschik@uwaterloo.ca
Office: QNC 4122
Phone: 519-888-4567 x 30228


Christine Muschik is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Quantum Computing in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo and Associate Faculty member at Perimeter Institute.

In Munich, Germany, Muschik studied physics at the Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität. She completed her dissertation, “Quantum information processing with atoms and photons”, at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics under the supervision of J. Ignacio Cirac.

Her theoretical research in quantum optics earned her the Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship at ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences in Castelldefels, Barcelona. At ICFO, Christine was part of Maciej Lewenstein’s quantum optics theory group.

Muschik continued her postdoctoral research as a university assistant at IQOQI – Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information in Innsbruck, Austria, with Peter Zoller.

In November 2017, she joined the University of Waterloo and started the “Quantum Interactions” group at the Institute for Quantum Computing

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Upcoming course: PHYS 434, Fall 2023, University of Waterloo