The Team + Vacanices


Don’t hesitate to contact James to discuss possible options. For prospective PhD students, please apply to the Photonics & Nanotechnology Group in the Department of Physics in the Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences Faculty at King’s, specifying your desire to work with Dr. James Millen: APPLY HERE.

We also accept applications through the K-CSC programme if you are a Chinese student, APPLY HERE using the same details as above.

The Levitated Nanophysics Group and King’s College London are proud to be an inclusive employer, supportive of all forms of diversity, please see the KCL website for more details.

The Team


All email addresses to be appended by

Dr. James Millen
Group Leader – Google Scholar page
Email: james.millen

Zhai Jingjing
Jingjing Zhai
Senior Business Support Officer
Email: jingjing.zhai

Dr. Muddassar Rashid
PDRA – Google Scholar page
Email: muddassar.rashid

Yanhui Hu

Yugang Ren
Ph.D. Student

James Sabin
Ph.D. Student

Molly Message
Ph.D. Student

证件照Zhenan Chen
Ph.D. Student

Masters & Summer Students

He Zhang (MSci 2022-2023)
Moming Jia (MSci 2022-2023)
Molly Message (MSc 2021-2022)
Yelizaveta Savchuk (MSci 2021-2022)
Enrique Benedetto (MSc 2020-2021)
Harry Borril (MSci 2019-2020)
Julio Figueroa Quintana (MSci 2019-2020)

Seraphine Oakley (KURF 2022)
Coco Kern (KURF 2022)
Nur Mohd Faidzal (KURF 2021)
Sara Habte (Summer student 2021)
Inca Robinson (KURF 2019)


Dr. Maryam Nikkhou (PDRA 2019-2022) – Alphasense
Dr. Katie O’Flynn (PhD 2018-2022)

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