Eleni Diamanti



Employment


CNRS Researcher
Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, CNRS, Sorbonne Université, since September 2016
Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l'Information, CNRS, Télécom ParisTech, January 2009 - August 2016

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

Education

                          
Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) in Physics, Université Paris Diderot, 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

Awards and fellowships


European Research Council Starting Grant, 2018 - 2022
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

Institutional responsibilities
Vice director, Paris Centre for Quantum Computing, 2014 - present
Elected member, Board of Stakeholders of the European Public Private Partnership in Photonics, 2015 - present

Advisory boards, steering and scientific committees
Scientific Advisory Board, Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology (WACQT), Sweden, October 2018 - present
Member of Working Group for the Strategic Research Agenda of the EU Quantum Technologies flagship program, September 2018 - present
Ile-de-France Region Quantum Technologies SIRTEQ Program, 2017 - present
Groupe de Recherche "Ingénierie Quantique, des Aspects Fondamentaux aux Applications" (IQFA), 2010 – present
Conference on Quantum Cryptography (QCrypt), 2013 - 2017
Scientific Committee member for the selection of the Paul Ehrenfest Award, 2018, 2019

Program committees
CLEO 2020, Photonics in Switching and Computing (PSC) 2020, OFC 2020, QTech 2020, QCrypt 2019 (co-chair), OSA Advanced Photonics Congress 2019, CLEO 2019, CLEO/Europe EQEC 2019, OFC 2019, AQIS 2018, QCrypt 2018, CEWQO 2018, SPIE Quantum Technologies 2018, CLEO Europe/EQEC 2017, QCMC 2016 (co-chair), CLEO/EQEC 2011, DCM 2011, Quantum Africa II, GdR IQFA Colloquia

Editorial positions
Editorial Board Member, PRX Quantum, 2020 - present
Editorial Board Member, IOP Quantum Science and Technology, 2016 - present
Associate Editor, Science Advances, 2018 - 2020
Guest Editor, IEEE JSTQE, Special Issue on Photonics for Quantum Information Technologies, 2019
Editorial Board Member, Nature Scientific Reports, 2016 - 2017
Guest Editor, MDPI Cryptography, Special Issue on Quantum Cryptography, 2017
Guest Editor, IEEE JSTQE, Special Issue on Quantum Communication and Cryptography, 2015

Organizing committees
International Conference on Quantum Communication (ICQOM), Paris, France, October 2021
OFC Symposium "Quantum Information Science and Technology", June 2021 (online)
WE-Heraeus Seminar on Photonic Quantum Technologies, Bad Honnef, Germany, November 2020 (postponed to March 2022)
SPIE Photonics Europe - Quantum Information conference, Strasbourg, France, March-April 2020
IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting "Quantum Integrated Photonics", Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, July 2019
OFC Special Session "Quantum Technologies and Optical Communications", San Diego, CA, USA, March 2019
International Conference on Integrated Quantum Photonics, Paris, October 2018
IHP Thematic Quarter Measurement and Control of Quantum Systems : Theory and Experiments, April - July 2018
Trustworthy Quantum Information (TyQI) Workshop, Paris, June 2017
GdR-IQFA Colloquia, Paris, November 2013 and 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
Physics and Information Workshop, Paris, April 2013
Workshop on Post-Quantum Security Models, Paris, October 2010
Quantum Information in Paris (QuPa) seminar series, since May 2009

Project coordination
ERC Starting Grant QUSCO "Quantum superiority with coherent states", 2018 - 2022
Partner University Fund France-USA CRYSP "Quantum cryptography with silicon photonics", 2015 - 2019
Ile-de-France Region Nano-K equipment QUIN "Quantum communications with integrated optics and nanophotonics", 2013 - 2017
Ile-de-France Region equipment "Sécurité Quantique", 2010 - 2014
ANR France-Canada  FREQUENCY “Fundamental research in quantum networks and cryptography”, 2010 – 2013

Project participation
H2020 Marie-Curie ITN AppQInfo "Applications and hardware for quantum information processing", 2021 - 2023
H2020 QUANGO "Cubesat for quantum and 5G communication", 2021 - 2023
ANR Astrid SoLuQS "Sources de lumière quantique spatialisables", 2021 - 2023
H2020 OpenQKD "Open European Quantum Key Distribution Testbed", 2019 - 2023 (Scientific Management)
ANR Astrid QUANTIFY "Quantum communications with integrated high−dimensional biphoton frequency states", 2020 - 2022
ANR VanQuTe "Validation of near-future quantum technologies", 2018 - 2022
H2020 Quantum Technologies Flagship project CiViQ "Continuous variable quantum communications", 2018 - 2021 (Scientific Management)
H2020 Quantum Technologies Flagship project QIA "Quantum Internet Alliance", 2018 - 2021
Ile-de-France Region SIRTEQ project LION "Light generation and manipulation in the III-IV AlGaAs platform", 2018 - 2021
ANR quBIC "Quantum banknotes and information-theoretic credit cards", 2017 - 2021
H2020 Marie-Curie ITN QCALL "Quantum communications for All", 2016 - 2020
ANR QRYPTOS "Quantum cryptography on silicon'", 2014 - 2018
ANR COMB "Continuous-variable measurement based quantum computing", 2013 - 2017
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

APS Outstanding Referee 2016

Dissemination


Interview Institut Sapiens, La France qui gagne, July 2021
Roundtable in international technology forum Vivatech, Paris, France, June 2021
Portland Quantum Computing Meetup, online, June 2021
Roundtable Netexplo "Les nouveaux horizons de la recherche", Paris, France, June 2021
Podcast Usbek & Rica/ATOS, May 2021
Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST) Stammtisch, Quantum key distribution - useful or just for fun?, online, May 2021
Interview for article in Le Point, Recherche : les exploratrices de l'infiniment petit, March 2021
Interview for article in Hello Future Orange, published October 2020
Video clip Brève de Science CNRS "Lumiere et cryptographie quantique", diffused July 2020
Podcast Frenchweb/Decode Quantum with O. Ezratty and F. Bouton, June 2020
General public conference "Quand la cryptographie sera quantique", Cité des Sciences,Paris, France, January 2020
Interview "Les premiers pas de l'internet quantique", Le Monde, November 2019
France-Culture radio emission "La méthode scientifique" on quantum 'supremacy', with Anthony Leverrier (INRIA), October 2019
Nuits des Sciences Ecole Normale Supérieure "Rencontre entre cryptographie et physique quantique", Paris, France, June 2019
Conférence "Comment envoyer des messages secrets dans un monde quantique", Lycée Marcelin Berthelot, Saint Maur-des-Fossés, France, June 2019
"The keys to quantum cryptography", MIT Technology Review Innovation Leaders Summit, Paris, France, November 2018
EuroQuantum, Interview with Optics and Photonics News, September 2018
"Understanding Quantum Computing in 8 minutes", Boma France Festival, Paris, France, July 2018
"Les progrès de la cryptographie quantique", with Sébastien Tanzilli, Dossier "Révolutions quantiques", Clefs CEA - Les Voix de la Recherche, June 2018
"Progrès et défis pour la cryptographie quantique", Dossier "Technologies quantiques et dispositifs", Photoniques 91, 33-37 (May-June 2018)
"Vers des solutions de paiement quantique", Le Monde, February 2018
Video "Ma vie de chercheuse", Tremplin Carnot Interfaces, January 2018
Interview with the Athenian and Macedonian News Agency and the National Greek TV emission 28 Europe, November 2017
Interview, dossier "L'avenir est quantique", Sciences et Avenir, November 2017
Talk on Quantum Security, New Scientist Event - The Coming Quantum Revolution, London, UK, October 2017
Interview-portrait, La Croix, March 2017
France Culture radio emission "La méthode scientifique" on quantum computing, with Daniel Estève, November 2016
Bar des Sciences on quantum entanglement and quantum cryptography, with Alexei Grimbaum, November 2016
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 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 PhDs, Post-docs, and Master students


PhD: Laura Martins, 2021; Yoann Piétri, 2021; Verena Yacoub, 2020; Valentina Marulanda Acosta, 2020; Damien Fruleux, 2019; François Roumestan, 2019; Federico Centrone, 2018; Simon Neves, 2018; Victor Roman Rodriguez, 2018; Raja Yehia, 2018

Post-docs: Ivan Supic, 2021; Matteo Schiavon, 2019

Past PhDs and Post-docs


PhD: Shouvik Ghorai, 2017 - 2020; Mathieu Bozzio, 2016 - 2019; Luis Trigo Vidarte, 2016 - 2019; Martin Cordier, 2015 - 2019; Niraj Kumar, 2015 - 2018; Mauro Persechino, 2014 - 2017; Adel Sohbi,  2012 - 2016; Anna Pappa, 2010 - 2014; Joe Ghalbouni, 2010 - 2013; Paul Jouguet, 2010 - 2013

Post-doc: Luis Trigo Vidarte, 2020 - 2021; Adrien Cavaillès, 2019 - 2020; Mauro Persechino, 2018; Adeline Orieux, 2015 - 2017; Bill Plick, 2014 - 2016; Thomas Lawson, 2011 - 2014; Aikaterini Mandilara, 2012; Pascal Desfonds, 2011 - 2012; Imad Agha, 2010 - 2011; Sara Felloni, 2010 -  2011