Dr Fotini Markopoulou


Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

31 Caroline St.
N. Waterloo
N2L 2Y5
PH: 1 (519) 569-7600
Email: [email protected]


Fotini received her Ph.D. from Imperial College (1998). Previous postdoctoral positions were held at the Albert Einstein Institute, Imperial College London, and Penn State University.


University of Waterloo (adjunct)

Positions Held

  • 1-8/2008, Keck Center for Quantum Computing, MIT, Visiting professor
  • 2001-2002, Physics Department, University of Waterloo, Assistant professor (resigned)
  • 2000-2001, Albert Einstein Institute, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 1999-2000, Imperial College London, Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 1997-1999, Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry, Penn State University, Postdoctoral Researcher


  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, 2010-2012
  • Third prize, Essay on the Nature of Time, Foundational Questions Institute
  • First prize in the Science and Ultimate Reality Young Researchers Competition in honor of J.A. Wheeler, Princeton

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