Senior Lecturer, Griffith University

Eric Cavalcanti is a Senior Lecturer at Griffith University. His research is aimed at uncovering the reality behind the mathematics of quantum mechanics, and how it allows for exciting technologies such as quantum computing and cryptography.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Senior Lecturer, Griffith University
  • 2015–2015
    Senior Research Fellow, Griffith University
  • 2012–2015
    ARC DECRA Fellow, University of Sydney
  • 2012–2013
    Visiting Scholar, University of Oxford
  • 2008–2011
    ARC Postdoctoral research fellow, Griffith University

Education

  • 2008 
    University of Queensland, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2015
    FQXi Large Grant
    Role:
    Primary Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi.org)
  • 2012
    Discovery Early-Career Researcher Award
    Role:
    Primary Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2009
    Discovery Project
    Role:
    Primary Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2008
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
    Role:
    Research Fellow
    Funding Source:
    Griffith University

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Institute of Physics
  • American Optical Society