Curriculum Vitae in .pdf  [March  2015]


Permanent researcher / Chargée de Recherche CNRS
Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l'Information, CNRS, Télécom ParisTech, Paris, France
January 2009 - present

Postdoctoral research fellow
Laboratoire Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau, France
October 2006 - December 2008


Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) in Physics, Université Paris Diderot 7, February 2014                   
Thesis: Practical cryptography for future quantum information networks.   

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, June 2006
Thesis: Security and implementation of differential phase shift quantum key distribution systems.

Master in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, March 2002

Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, June 2000
Thesis: Application of the direct perturbation method to soliton propagation in optical fibers.

Awards and fellowships

Prime d'Excellence Scienitifique CNRS, 2013 - 2016
Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship, 2006 - 2008
Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant, 2006 - 2008
Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2000 - 2003
Awards from the Hellenic Scholarship Foundation and the Technical Chamber of Greece for highest academic achievement, 1996 - 1999
Award from the National Technical University of Athens for taking the first place in the national university entry exams, 1995
Modern Greek (native), English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (moderate)
Vice director, Paris Centre for Quantum Computing, 2014 - present

Elected member, Board of Stakeholders (BoS) of the European Photonics21 consortium, November 2015 - present

Guest Editor, IEEE JTSQE Special Issue on Quantum Communication and Cryptography, 2015

Steering committees
Groupe de Recherche “Information Quantique: Fondements et Applications”, 2010 – present
QCrypt, 2013 - present

Program committees
QCMC 2016, CLEO/EQEC 2011 Conference, DCM 2011, Quantum Africa II, GdR IQFA Colloquia

Organizing committees
IHP Thematic Quarter "Measurement and Control of Quantum Systems : Theory and Experiments", April - July 2018
7th GdR-IQFA Colloquium, Paris, November 2016
Colloque "Physique mesoscopique et information quantique", Congrès général de la SFP, Strasbourg, France, August 2015
QCrypt 2014, Paris, September 2014
Quantum Physics and Computer Science (QPCS) Spring School, Sèvres, France, June 2014
4th GdR-IQFA Colloquium, Paris, November 2013
"Physics and Information Workshop", Paris, April 2013
“Workshop on Post-Quantum Security Models”, Paris, October 2010
“Quantum Information in Paris” seminar series, since May 2009

Project coordination
Partner University Fund France-USA project CRYSP "Quantum cryptography with silicon photonics", 2015 - 2017
Ile-de-France Region Nano-K equipment project QUIN "Quantum communications with integrated optics and nanophotonics", 2013 - 2017
Ile-de-France Region equipment project "Sécurité Quantique", 2010 - 2014
ANR Franco-Canadian project FREQUENCY “Fundamental research in quantum networks and cryptography”, 2010 – 2013

Project participation
ANR QRYPTOS "Quantum cryptography on silicon'", 2014 - 2017
ANR COMB "Continuous-variable measurement based quantum computing", 2013 - 2016
Ville de Paris "Cryptography in a quantum world: from inception to implementations", 2012 - 2015
ANR QUANTUM-WDM "Wavelength division multiplexing enabled quantum key distribution", 2012 - 2014
CHIST-ERA "High performance coherent quantum communications", 2011 - 2014
EU FP7 Marie-Curie IAAP QCERT “Quantum key distribution certification”, 2010 – 2013
ANR CRYQ “Quantum cryptography: in theory and in practice”, 2009 – 2013
ANR e-QUANET “Embryonic quantum network at a telecom wavelength”, 2009 – 2012

Nature Physics, Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, npj Quantum Information, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Physical Review A, New Journal of Physics, Applied Physics Letters, Optics Letters, Optics Express, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, European Physics Letters, Optics Communications, Entropy, JOSA B, Journal of Physics A, Journal of Physics B, Journal of Optics.
APS Outstanding Referee 2016.

Dissemination activities

Open lab days, Télécom ParisTech, International Year of Light in France, May and October 2015

"Vers des réseaux ultrasécurisés", with Sébastien Tanzilli, Dossier "Les révolutions quantiques", La Recherche, July-August 2015

Short film on the principle of quantum cryptography for the Cité des Sciences, produced by CNRS Images, 2014

"L'heure du cryptage quantique a sonné", Science et Vie, December 2013

"Une sécurité maximale sur des plus longues distances", La Recherche, June 2013

Current student and post-doc supervision

PhD: Adel Sohbi, November 2012 - present; Mauro Persechino, October 2014 - present; Julien Trapateau, October 2014 - present; Niraj Kumar, March 2015 - present; Martin Cordier, October 2015 - present

Post-doc: Adeline Orieux, February 2015 - present; Bill Plick, October 2014 - present

Previous student and post-doc supervision

PhD: Anna Pappa, November 2010 - June 2014; Joe Ghalbouni, October 2010 - November 2013; Paul Jouguet, October 2010 - September 2013

Post-doc: Thomas Lawson, October 2011 - October 2014; Aikaterini Mandilara, January - June 2012; Pascal Desfonds, October 2011 - September 2012; Imad Agha, October 2010 - September 2011; Sara Felloni, April 2010 - March 2011

Master: Mathieu Bozzio, March - July 2016; Martin Cordier, March - July 2015; Luis Trigo, March - July 2015; Arnaud Jollivet, March - July 2014; Julien Trapateau, March - July 2014; Thrasyvoulos Karydis, November - December 2013; Celal Furkan Senel, May - August 2013; Nirak Kumar, May - July 2013; Adel Sohbi, March - July 2012; Issam Ibnouhsein, January - May 2011; Serigne Dan Fall, May - June 2011; Laura Begon-Lours, July - December 2010