Sofia Vallecorsa

Quantum and AI research lead

Sofia is a CERN physicist with extensive experience in software development in the high-energy physics domain, particularly in deep learning and quantum computing applications within CERN openlab. She has a PhD in physics obtained at the University of Geneva.

Prior to joining CERN openlab, Sofia was responsible for the development of deep-learning-based technologies for the simulation of particle transport through detectors at CERN. She also worked to optimise the GeantV detector simulation prototype on modern hardware architectures.