Vadim Makarov (December 2006)
Vadim (2006)
 
Staff of Optical Technologies (1998)
Staff of Optical Technologies; Vadim on the left (1998)
 

Biography

of Vadim Makarov. For a brief printable version, see one-page CV (PDF)

Work experience and education

2012 — present time: research assistant professor and head of the Quantum hacking lab at the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

2008—2012: postdoc in the Quantum Hacking group at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications.
Including:
 2011: three-month postdoc employment at the University Graduate Center in Kjeller, Norway.
Stays in research groups in Singapore, Erlangen (Germany), Waterloo (Canada).

2007—2008: postdoc at the Quantum optics and quantum information lab at the Pohang University of Science and Technology, Department of Physics.

1998—2007: PhD student in quantum cryptography at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications. Thesis title: “Quantum cryptography and quantum cryptanalysis”.
Including:
 2004—2007: stay at the St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Radiophysics Department
 2007: one-month stay at the Moscow State University, Laboratory of Spontaneous Parametric Down-Conversion
 2000: two-month stay at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Quantum Electronics and Quantum Optics group

1993—1998: Master’s degree from the St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Radiophysics Department.
Including:
 1997: master thesis done at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (thesis title: “Study of characteristics of modified interrogation system for fiber Bragg grating sensors”)
 1995—1997: employed as an electrical engineer and lab assistant at the Optical Technologies research laboratory at the St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University

1989—1993: technician degree in radiotechnics from the St. Petersburg Physical-Mechanical Engineering College (vocational education).

List of publications

Elective positions

2002—2003: president of the Russian Society of Trondheim

Languages

English: fluent
Russian: native
Norwegian: good

Other (former) interests

Photography,  web publishing,  national anthems

Personal

Date of birth: March 25, 1974
Place of birth: Leningrad, USSR
Nationality and citizenship: Russian

Contact information

See also: Family photo archive


Vadim Makarov