University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne was one of the founding partners of the Australian Research Council’s Centre for Quantum Computing and has been a core partner of CQC²T since it was established in 2003.

The team at The University of Melbourne includes two Chief Investigators – Deputy Director of CQC²T, Prof Lloyd Hollenberg and Prof David Jamieson – with over 25 CQC²T students and staff.

The University of Melbourne hosts two programs in the Centre of Excellence: Quantum Processor Development Program led by Prof Lloyd Hollenberg and Directed Ion Implantation Program led by Prof David Jamieson.

Situated in the David Caro Building of the University of Melbourne, The Melbourne Node of CQC²T has extensive laboratory facilities include a cleanroom complex housing the deterministic ion beam facility, a materials processing and fabrication laboratory and a laboratory for quantum sensing with facilities for confocal microscopy.


Quantum Computing research at the University of Melbourne and research highlights from CQC2T.


Mr. Aochen  Duan

Mr. Aochen Duan

PhD Student
Dr. Brett  Johnson

Dr. Brett Johnson

Research Fellow
Mr. Christopher  Lew

Mr. Christopher Lew

PhD Student
Ms. Danielle  Holmes

Ms. Danielle Holmes

PhD Student
Prof. David  N. Jamieson

Prof. David N. Jamieson

Program Manager
Mr. David  Broadway

Mr. David Broadway

PhD Student
Mr. Gary  Mooney

Mr. Gary Mooney

PhD Student
A. Prof. Jeff  McCallum

A. Prof. Jeff McCallum

Senior Research Fellow
Mr. Liam  Thomas

Mr. Liam Thomas

PhD Student
Prof. Lloyd C.L.   Hollenberg

Prof. Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg

Program Manager
Dr. Melvin  Jakob

Dr. Melvin Jakob

Research Fellow
Mr. Michael  Stuiber

Mr. Michael Stuiber

PhD Student
Dr. Muhammad  Usman

Dr. Muhammad Usman

Research Fellow
Dr. Nikolai  Dontschuk

Dr. Nikolai Dontschuk

Research Fellow
Mr. Roland  Szymanski

Mr. Roland Szymanski

Technical Services Manager
Ms. Rose  Cooney

Ms. Rose Cooney

Node Administrator
Mr. Ryan  Parker

Mr. Ryan Parker

PhD Student
Mr. Sarama  Tonetto

Mr. Sarama Tonetto

PhD Student
Mr. Scott  Lillie

Mr. Scott Lillie

PhD Student
Mr. Simon  Robson

Mr. Simon Robson

PhD Student
Mr. Spiro  Gicev

Mr. Spiro Gicev

PhD Student
Mr. Yi Zheng  Wong

Mr. Yi Zheng Wong

Masters Student