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Mohammad H. Ansari

Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI-2) - JARA Institut für Quanteninformation

Scientist at JARA Institute for Quantum Information


Building Nr.: 4273 (2. Modulbau Physik),

Room: MBP2 115,

Otto-Blumenthal-Str. 20,

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 2461 61-4676
Fax Fax: +49 2461 61-2620


Ansari's research group studies problems in all the following disciplines and beyond: Circuit QED, Quantum Computing, Quantum Information, Machine Learning, and Non-equilibrium Quantum Field Theory.



  • 2008: PhD (Theoretical Physics) at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • 2008-2010: Postdoctoral fellow, Dept. of Combinatorics and Optimization, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • 2010-2013: Postdoctoral fellowship, Institute for Quantum Computing, Ontario, Canada
  • 2013-2016: Postdoctoral Scientist, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
  • since 2017: Research Scientist PI at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

John Brodie Prize, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada

Member of Canadian Association of Physics (CAP), American Mathematical Society (AMS), and American Physicists Society (APS)


Group members


  • Dr. Xuexin Xu

PhD students:

  • Alwin van Steensel
  • Zhongyi Jiang
  • Arne Schlabes
  • Joséphine Pazem

Master students:

  • Tobias Kempe
  • Jiaqi Ai
  • Jennifer Duscha - Masters student at Saarland University (co-advising with Frank. Wilhelm-Mauch)


Former group members

  • Manabputra - Masters student at NISER india, defended in July 2021, as of then PhD student at Syracuse University, USA

  • Pia Döring - Scientist staff at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, defended in April 2021, as of then Technology Consultant

  • Dr. Amin Hosseinkhani - Postdoc until April 2018, as of then moved to U. Konstanz as postdoc in Prof. Guido Burkard's group