Dalziel Wilson

Dalziel Wilson

Assistant Professor of Optical Sciences
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Wyant College of Optical Sciences
The University of Arizona
1630 E. University Blvd.
P.O. Box 210094
Tucson, AZ 85721-0094


  • Visiting Scientist, IBM Research -- Zurich, 2017-2018
  • Postdoctoral Fellow: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 2012-2016,2017
  • Visiting Scientist, Neils Bohr Institute, 2012
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology, 2012

Awards and Honors

  • International Marie Curie Fellowship (2013-2015)

  • U.S. Army QuaCGR Fellowship (2007-2011)

Specific Research Interests

  • Radiation pressure effects in optomechanical systems
  • Classical and quantum noise in optical interferometers
  • Quantum measurement and control
  • Nanomechanical devices as macroscopic quantum systems
  • Ultra-high-Q optical and mechanical resonators
  • Cryogenic optomechanics


  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2011
  • B.S., University of California at Berkeley, 2005
  • B.S., University of California at Berkeley, 2005