Interview with QUSTEC PhD student Safa Lamia Ahmed

Safa Lamia Ahmed is one of 37 Early Stage Researchers who are trained within the framework of the international doctoral programme QUSTEC (Quantum Science and Technologies at the European Campus). In an interview produced in cooperation with the Trinational Metropolitan Region Upper Rhine the young scientist reports on her experiences with the programme. Safa Lamia Ahmed is affiliated with the Institute for Quantum Materials and Technologies (IQMT) at KIT and, in her thesis, combines nano-optics with molecular spintronics. Her research could find future application in the fields of quantum computing and medicine.

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QUSTEC Quantum Science and Technologies at the European Campus

QUSTEC is a doctoral training programme set up by the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) Eucor – The European Campus. QUSTEC aims to address some of the grand challenges in Quantum Science today. In new applications, quantum technologies provide a massive leap that can be a decisive factor for many European industries and markets in the 21st century. 37 early stage researchers complete their doctorates in a highly international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral setting. The doctoral research is carried out at the following institutions: University of Basel, University of Freiburg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Strasbourg, IBM Research – Zurich, Walther-Meißner-Institute for Low Temperature Research.

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