Kristian Cujia was born in Colombia. He joined the IT'IS Foundation in July 2020.
He earned a bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering and Telecommunications and moved to Switzerland for his graduate studies (ETH Zurich). For his masters degree (Micro and Nanosystems), he worked with hybrid semiconductor/superconductor quantum circuits.
He was also part-time involved in a StartUp company (BEN Energy AG) as a software developer and spent 6 months as a research intern at IBM Research in Rueschlikon. For his doctorate (Physics) he worked on quantum sensing methods using atomic defects in diamond, and was awarded the 2021 Swiss Physical Society award related to metrology. He has authored/co-authored 10+ journal publications and holds 1 patent
Kristian works on reconstruction algorithms for 5G systems.