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Daniel Oi is a Reader in the Computational Nonlinear and Quantum Optics (CNQO) group at the Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde. His research interests span fundamental aspects of quantum theory, quantum engineering, the theory of quantum computation, and quantum space science and technologies. Prior to joining Strathclyde in 2006, he was a Research Fellow at Sidney Sussex College and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge. He obtained a BSc Hons Physics (1995) and BEng Hons Mech (1997) both from the University of Western Australia, and an MASt (Part III Mathematics) from the University of Cambridge (1999). He completed his doctorate at the Centre for Quantum Computation, University of Oxford (2002) under the supervision of Prof Artur Ekert.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Mathematics, University of Cambridge

Doctor of Philosophy, Quantum Channels, Mixed States, and Interferometry, University of Oxford

Bachelor of Science, University of Western Australia

Bachelor of Engineering, University of Western Australia

External positions

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Photonics Research Group, Merchant Venturers School of Engineering, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UB, UK.

18 Jun 20209 Jun 2023


  • quantum computation
  • quantum information
  • space
  • Quantum technology
  • Quantum Optics


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