Valerio Scarani's research group

We are a research group in theoretical quantum information, based in the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT), National University of Singapore (NUS).

Research topics at a glance

Bell nonlocality

  • Tools and foundations
  • Device-independent certification

Quantum thermodynamics

  • Theory of quantum thermal machines
  • Interplay between information and physics

Quantum optics

  • Devices made of quantum objects
  • Description of experiments

More in our Research page; List of publications

Highlights from CQT webpage

Interested in joining?

Applications can be considered any time. All documents to be sent to Valerio (

  • Undergraduates of NUS: we regularly offer Honors and UROPS projects, and we have also offered occasionally SPS projects and ISM. The door is open for a chat!
  • Undergraduates of other universities: usually we do not offer summer internships nor similar opportunities; if you want to try nevertheless, please send your CV.
  • Ph.D. candidates: send CV and reference letters or contact addresses (for details, refer to the CQT PhD programme but don't start by applying there).
  • Postdocs: send CV, reference letters or contact addresses, and research interests.


Address: Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore, 3 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117543

Office: S15-03-14B; Phone: +65 65162813; E-mail: or