Simone Colombo

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

Research Interests

Quantum information science and technology; Optics and Photonics; Quantum Sensing;


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Fribourg, 2017
  • M.Sc., Physics, University of Fribourg, 2013


  • 2023-present: Professor, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut
  • 2022-2023: Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2017-2022: Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Physical Society
  • Member, Swiss Physical Society
  • Member, European Physical Society
Contact Information
Mailing Address196 Auditorium Road, U-3046, Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationGS-308