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Jens Eisert

Jens Eisert
Born October 9, 1970
Residence  Germany
Nationality  German- Swedish
Fields Physics
Institutions FU Berlin
Alma mater Imperial College London
University of Potsdam
University of Freiburg
University of Connecticut
Doctoral advisor Martin Wilkens
Doctoral students Marcus Cramer
Julian Dreissig
David Gross
Konrad Kieling
Known for Quantum information theory
Notable awards Fulbright scholarship, EURYI award, ERC consolidator grant

Jens Eisert, born October 9, 1970, is a German physicist, ERC fellow, and professor at the Free University of Berlin.

He is notable as one of the co-pioneers of quantum game theory[1] with Maciej Lewenstein and PhD advisor Martin Wilkens. He is also known for his research in quantum information science and related fields. He has worked on aspects of entanglement theory and computational models, as well as quantum optical implementations and the study of complex quantum systems.


  • Education 1
  • Career 2
  • See also 3
  • Notes 4
  • External links 5


He attended high school at the Wilhelm von Humboldt Gymnasium, Ludwigshafen, Germany. He obtained his first degree in physics from the University of Freiburg and his masters degree in mathematics and physics from the University of Connecticut under a Fulbright scholarship. In 2001, he obtained his PhD from University of Potsdam under Martin Wilkens with a thesis entitled Entanglement in Quantum Information Theory.


In 2001-2002, he was a Feodor Lynen Fellow at Imperial College. In 2002-2003, he was a visiting scholar at Caltech. During 2002-2005, he was a junior professor at the University of Potsdam. During the 2005-2008 period he was a lecturer at Imperial College. In 2008, he became a full professor at the University of Potsdam, in 2011 a full professor at the Free University of Berlin. In 2009-2010, he was a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin.

See also


  1. ^ Access : : Nature

External links

  • Eisert's CV
  • Eisert's math genealogy
  • Eisert's homepage
  • Eisert's Linkedin profile
  • Eisert's Scientific Commons profile
  • Eisert on INSPIRE-HEP
  • The Eisert crest
  • Article by Eisert
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