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Professor of Quantum and Precision Technologies, The University of Queensland

Warwick Bowen earned a PhD in experimental physics from the Australian National University in 2004 for his work on quantum information technologies. He is currently a professor of physics at the University of Queensland. His research interests center on the development of precise measurement techniques based on quantum science, and their application in areas such as biological imaging, precision metrology, and advanced sensing. Prof Bowen leads the University of Queensland Quantum Optics Laboratory, is Director of the University Precision Sensing Initiative, and is a Theme Leader of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems. He is also a founder and Director of Elemental Instruments, a company that develops, manufacturers and sells precision scientific instrumentation.


  • 2011–present
    Professor, The University of Queensland
  • 2016–present
    Director, The University of Queensland Precision Sensing Initiative
  • 2017–present
    Theme Leader, The ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems
  • 2020–present
    Director, Elemental Instruments


Fellow of the Australian Institute of Physics