Oxana Mishina

Quantum Physicist / Science communicator

Main focus: Quantum Science and Technology

Twitter handle: @MishinaOxana

Languages: English, Italian, Russian

City: Trieste

Country: Italy

Topics: quantum information, quantum optics, quantum technology, quantum technology education, ultracold atoms

Services: Talk, Moderation, Workshop management, Consulting, Interview

  Willing to travel for an event.

  Willing to talk for nonprofit.


My scientific journey started in Saint-Petersburg (RU), with graduating in Nuclear Physics for medical applications and then getting a Ph.D. in Physics and mathematics. Working as a theoretical physicist I modeled quantum technologies (QT) based on atoms in experimental labs at NIB (Copenhagen, DK), and LKB (Paris, FR), and in the theoretical quantum physics group at USAAR (Saarbreucken, DE). Changing the gear to the education research I developed a methodology for teaching quantum theory for teacher students at TUBS (Braunschweig, DE) and collaborated in the PLS program conducting in-service teacher training at UniTS (Trieste, It). Having the feet in both physics education and QT research I am currently involved in the coordination and support action for Quantum Technology Education in Europe (QTEdu CSA) and for the Quantum Flagship (QFlag).

Quantum technologies have revolutionized our society with computers, GPS, digital
cameras, screens, lasers, and radiological medicine! Now we are living the second
quantum revolution: the birth of quantum computers, quantum communication devices,
quantum sensors, and quantum simulators. They will be faster, more secure, more
precise, and will address questions we cannot answer yet!

I am honored to be part of this revolution working at CNR-INO in Trieste on the Quantum Flagship project for Coordination and Support of Quantum Technology Education - QTEdu CSA!