Katharina joined IBM Research – Zurich as a pre-doctoral researcher in October 2014. She is a member of the Quantum Technology group in the Science & Technology department. Her research focuses on the exploration of optomechanical devices made from silicon and gallium phosphide.
Katharina is working towards a PhD degree in Photonics at the EPFL Lausanne. Prior to joining IBM, she earned her Master of Science degree in Condesed Matter Physics from Technical University Munich, Germany in 2014.