Imperial College London

Professor Myungshik Kim

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Chair in Theoretical Quantum Information Sciences



+44 (0)20 7594




1202Electrical EngineeringSouth Kensington Campus





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Myungshik works on quantum optics and quantum information theory. He has been at various places including Sogang University, Essex University, Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics and Queen's University Belfast.

He is proud of his master's degree in business administration not necessarily because it is useful though.

He was elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2009.

Alumni of his group include Jinhyoung Lee (Hanyang University), Hyunseok (Jacob) Jeong (Seoul National University: 2004 IoP QEP thesis prize winner), Mauro Paternostro (Queen's University Belfast), Wonmin Son (Sogang University), Mark Tame (Kwazulu-Natal), Carlo Di Franco (Imperial College London), Daniel Bellester, Petr Marek (Palacky University; 2010 Votruba thesis prize winner), Elinor Irish (Southampton University), Sean Springer (Royal Belfast Academical Institute), Ebyung Park and Chris Ogden.

Some of them have been adventurous to go to bio/socio informatics research: Helen McAneny (Queen's University Belfast) and Derek Wilson (European Bioinformatics Institute).

He belongs to the Quantum Information Theory Group at Imperial College (webpage here).

He is involved in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Controlled Quantum Dynamics (webpage here).


QOLS, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, SW7 2BW, UK (webpage here)

Postal Address: Controlled Quantum Dynamics Group, Level 12 EEE, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ, UK

telephone (in UK) 020 7594 7754 ; (international) 44 20 7594 7754




Investment with less risk? Interested in amplifying money under a noisy environment condition? You can find some basic materials in Myungshik's lecturenotes which may be a good starting point.

Would like to browse his quantum optics lecturenotes? Here.



Armata F, Calajo G, Jaako T, et al., Harvesting multi-qubit entanglement from ultrastrong interactions in circuit QED, Physical Review Letters, ISSN:0031-9007

Wan KH, Dahlsten O, Kristjansson H, et al., 2017, Quantum generalisation of feedforward neural networks, Npj Quantum Information, Vol:3, ISSN:2056-6387

Barnett SM, Beige A, Ekert A, et al., 2017, Journeys from quantum optics to quantum technology, Progress in Quantum Electronics, Vol:54, ISSN:0079-6727, Pages:19-45

Browne D, Bose S, Mintert F, et al., 2017, From quantum optics to quantum technologies, Progress in Quantum Electronics, Vol:54, ISSN:0079-6727, Pages:2-18

Lv D, An S, Um M, et al., 2017, Reconstruction of the Jaynes-Cummings field state of ionic motion in a harmonic trap, Physical Review A, Vol:95, ISSN:2469-9926

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