Christine Muschik

Faculty, Professor

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Office: QNC 4122
Phone: 519-888-4567 x 30228

Education and professional experience
2022-current University Research Chair, University of Waterloo, Canada
2019-current Associate Faculty, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada
2017-current Associate Professor, Institute for Quantum Computing & University of Waterloo, Canada
2014-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Quantum Optics & Quantum Information, Austria
2011-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
2006-2011 Dissertation, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany
2005-2006 Physics masters, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany
Five selected recognitions
2022 Ontario Early Researcher Award
2020 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Fellowship “Research Leaders of Tomorrow”
2019 Sloan Fellowship for outstanding early career researchers
2018 Emmy Noether Fellowship for faculty-level scientists
2016 Research paper [Nature 534, 516 (2016)] among “Top 10 Breakthroughs in Physics 2016”
Five research highlights
1.     Real-time dynamics of lattice gauge theories with a few-qubit quantum computer, Nature 534, 516 (2016).
2.     SU(2) hadrons on a quantum computer via a variational approach, Nature Commun. 12, 6499 (2021).
3.     Dissipative quantum error correction and quantum sensing, Nature Commun. 8, 1822 (2017).
4.     Deterministic quantum teleportation between distant atomic objects, Nature Phys. 9, 400 (2013).
5.     Entanglement generated by dissipation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 080503 (2011).


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