Lucas Hackl

Lucas Hackl

Senior Lecturer

University of Melbourne

Lucas Hackl is a Senior Lecturer, jointly appointed in the School of Mathematics and Statistics and the School of Physics at the University of Melbourne. He is currently funded through a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA). He is part of the Mathematical Physics Research Group.


University of Melbourne
Senior Lecturer
January 2024 – Present Melbourne, Australia
University of Melbourne
Visiting Research Fellow and Lecturer
January 2021 – December 2023 Melbourne, Australia
University of Copenhagen
Postdoctoral Fellow
September 2019 – December 2020 Copenhagen, Denmark
Max Planck Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics
Postdoctoral Fellow
August 2018 – August 2019 Munich, Germany


Pennsylvania State University
PhD in Physics
August 2013 – July 2018 State College, Pennsylvania, USA
University of Waterloo & Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
MSc in Physics (Perimeter Scholars International)
October 2011 – September 2012 Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
BSc in Physics
October 2008 – September 2011 Berlin, Germany


Australian Research Council
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship
Penn State Alumni Association
Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Award 2018
American Physical Society
Brazil-US Exchange Fellowship
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Perimeter Visiting Graduate Fellowship
Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Perimeter Scholars International
Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
Student Scholarship


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