Alexander Sergienko

Alexander SergienkoProfessor
PhD, Moscow State University, 1987

Quantum Communication and Measurement

(617) 353-6564
office: PHO 729
office hours: Monday, Wednesday, 4:00–6:00 PM

Honors, Awards, and Editorships

  • 1999 NSF CAREER Award
  • Fellow, Optical Society of America
  • 2001 College of Engineering Professor of the Year Award, Boston University

Classes Taught

  • EK307 Electric Circuit Theory
  • EC410 Introduction to Electronics
  • EC412 Analog Electronics
  • EC700 Advanced Special Topics
  • EC762 Quantum Optics
  • EC764 Optical Measurement

Research Interests

  • Quantum state engineering, entanglement manipulation and processing, ultrafast quantum optics
  • Quantum information processing, quantum cryptography and communication, quantum networking, linear-optical quantum computing
  • Ultra-precise optical measurement in science and technology (quantum metrology)
  • Quantum nanoscale sensors, and sensor networks
  • Quantum bio-photonics, characterization and diagnostic of biological materials and devices for life sciences and proteomics
  • Study of fundamental optical interactions


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