Staff profiles


Tyler Neely

Postdoctoral Research fellow, Chief Investigator

Dr. Neely was born and educated in the United States, completing his B.S. in Physics and Mathematics at the University of Oregon. He then attended the University of Arizona's College of Optical Sciences. In Arizona, he worked on experiments investigating superfluid vortices and critical...

Postdoctoral Research fellow

Dr Mark Baker, from Brisbane, undertook his BSc at UQ, followed by his Honours year at UWA in Perth. He returned to Brisbane in 2001 where he completed a PhD at Griffith University, working on a beamline atom lithography system with metastable states of neon and argon. In 2006 Dr Baker started a...

Stuart Szigeti

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Stuart Szigeti is a theoretical physicist, currently working as a postdoctoral research fellow in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQuS) at the University of Queensland. He has extensive experience in the fields of quantum optics and quantum-atom optics, with a...

Michael Bromley

Researcher, Senior Lecturer in Physics

Michael was born in Brisbane and raised in Darwin. He did a BSc at the (now) Charles Darwin University, honours down at the University of Melbourne, and a PhD also at Charles Darwin University for which he was awarded the Australian Institute of Physics' Bragg Gold Medal. He then postdoc'd at...

Chief Investigators

Prof Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop

Chief Investigator, Professor

Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop has long standing experience with lasers, linear and nonlinear high-resolution spectroscopy, laser micromanipulation, and atom cooling and trapping. She was one of the originators of the widely used laser enhanced ionisation spectroscopy technique and is well...

Matthew Davis

Chief Investigator, Professor

Dr Matthew Davis' research interests are in the area of the quantum behaviour of ultra-cold gases and Bose-Einstein Condensation. He did his undergraduate studies in physics at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, before completing his PhD at the University of Oxford in 2001 under...

PhD students

Jake Glidden


Jake is a postgraduate student at the University of Queensland currently undertaking his PhD under the supervision of postdoctoral research fellow Dr. Mark Baker. 

His project aim is to prototype, characterise and benchmark a rotation sensor based on matter-wave Sagnac interferometry with...

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Guillaume Gauthier


Guillaume is a postgraduate student at the University of Queensland current undertaking a PhD under the supervision of postdoctoral research fellow Dr. Tyler Neely. 

His project aim is to progress towards a quantum emulator by controlling and measuring arrays of ultra-cold atoms. 


Thomas A Bell

PhD Student

Tom is a postgraduate student at the University of Queensland currently undertaking a PhD with research fellow Mark Baker.  His research aim is to experimentally engineer and characterise the non-equilibrium flows of dilute gas Bose Einstein condensates between reservoirs.  Tom hopes to present...