Imran Khan

KEEQuant

Imran Khan is the managing director of KEEQuant. He is a physicist by training and has been doing his PhD work (research done, thesis to be submitted), starting 2011, at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany under the supervision of PD Dr. Christoph Marquardt and Prof. Dr. Gerd Leuchs. With 12 years of experience in quantum key distribution system development, especially focusing on the field of continuous- variable QKD, he is one of the leading technologists of the field. He has co-supervised three bachelor thesis, two master thesis and one PhD thesis. He has chaired the technical management team for the H2020-OPENQKD project, deploying QKD testbeds all over Europe. He participated as a member of the steering committee of the H2020 quantum flagship project CiViQ. He was responsible as a QKD system lead for the German BMBF project QuNET and has contributed to numerous quantum communication and information. research projects during his career. He is a founding member of the German Industry Association for Quantum Security. In the project, Imran Khan and the KEEQuant team (currently around 7 full time employees and 5 highly qualified technical employees) will educate the doctoral researchers with a balance of quantum communication fundamentals and technological advancements to ensure excellent research work

Team member

Chigo Okonkwo

Eindhoven University of Technology

Alex Alvarado

Eindhoven University of Technology

Yunus Can Gültekin

Eindhoven University of Technology

Thomas Bradley

Eindhoven University of Technology

Maria Freire-Hermelo

Eindhoven University of Technology

Darko Zibar

Technical University of Denmark

Francesco Da Ros

Technical University of Denmark

Laurent Schmalen

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Konrad Banaszek

University of Warsaw

Marcin Jarzyna

University of Warsaw

Cristian Antonelli

University of L’Aquila

Andrea Marini

University of L’Aquila

Antonio Mecozzi

University of L’Aquila

Tobias Fehenberger

ADVA Network Security

Helmut Griesser

ADVA Network Security

André Richter

VPI Photonics

Igor Koltchanov

VPI Photonics

Amirhossein Ghazisaeidi

Nokia Bell Labs France

Jeremie Renaudier

Nokia Bell Labs France

Gianluca Boso

ID Quantique

Félix Bussières

ID Quantique

Antonio Napoli

Infinera

Bernhard Spinnler

Infinera

Davide Bacco

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Marco Menchetti

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Saverio Francesconi

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Ilaria Vagniluca

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Nicola Biagi

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Patrick Montague

NKT Photonics

Poul Varming

NKT Photonics

Michał Jachura

Quantum Optical Technologies

Teodor Buchner

Exatel

Rob Thew

University of Geneva

Antonio Manzalini

Telecom Italia (TIM)

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