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Alexey Gorshkov

Adjunct Associate Professor

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University of Maryland
3100G Atlantic Building
College Park, MD 20742

Office Phone:
(301) 314-1819



220 B346

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Alexey Gorshkov is an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Physics and UMIACS. He is also a physicist in the Quantum Measurement Division of NIST and a Fellow in the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS) and the Joint Quantum Institute.

Gorshkov leads a theoretical research group working at the interface of quantum information science, quantum optics, atomic and molecular physics, and condensed matter physics. The long-term goals of the group are to understand and control large interacting quantum systems, as well as to design and create new ones.

He received his doctorate in physics from Harvard University in 2010.

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Recent News

  • A man wearing a hoodie and backpack stands in front of a scenic dessert landscape.

    JQI Student Receives Outstanding Graduate Student Award

    April 18, 2023

  • A man stands on stage in front of a whiteboard covered with equations and diagrams.

    Recent Alumnus Embraced Community and Service at UMD

    February 8, 2023

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    Gorshkov Elected Optica Fellow

    November 10, 2022

    JQI Fellow Alexey Gorshkov was named a 2023 fellow of Optica, the organization formerly known as the Optical Society of America.