Prof Elena Ostrovskaya

Ostrovskaya, Elena profile
Department Physics Education Centre
Quantum Science & Technology
Research group Polariton BEC group
Office phone (02) 612 53798
Office Physics New 1 05


MSc, Moscow State University (1993)

PhD, The Australian National University (1999)

Grants and awards

2003-2005    ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, Nonlinear atom optics of Bose-Einstein condensates in optical lattices

2003-2010    ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum-Atom Optics (Chief Investigator)

2007-2011    ARC Australian Research Fellowship, Controlled manipulation of matter-waves in atomic waveguiding structures

2011-2015    ARC Future Fellowship, Nonlinear polaritonics: harnessing collective behaviour of half-light half-matter

2013-2015    ARC Discovery Project, Towards polaritonics: Non-equilibrium dynamics of condensed microcavity polaritons

2016-2018    ARC Discovery Project, Macroscopic quantum state engineering and transport in polaritonic devices

2016-2018    ARC Discovery Project, Nonequilibrium states of polariton superfluids

2017-2023    ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies (Chief Investigator)

Research interests

Exciton-polaritons in semiconductor microcavities

Bose-Einstein condensates of ultracold atoms

Nonlinear optics and photonics

Nonlinear dynamics


PHYS4303, PHYS8303 - "Nonlinear Dynamics in Physics", Course Convenor & Lecturer

PHYS2016 - "Electromagnetism", Lecturer