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Academic interests

Superconductivity, data science and machine learning, electron microscopy, materials science, nanotechnology, renewable energy, sonochemistry, energy economics and license processing. 

Courses taught

  • FYS3180/4180 Experimental methods in physics: Project leader and personal supervisor in the superconductivity module.
  • MENA1000/1001 Materials, energy and nanotechnology: Lab leader, lab supervisor, collocquium leader, group teacher, substitute lecturer and Facebook group administrator.
  • MENA5010/9010 Nanophysics: Guest lecturer and lab supervisor.


Researcher in physical chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Center for Materials Science an Nanotechnology, UiO, since September 2018

PhD Research Fellow in Physics, UiO, October 2014 - December 2018

Engineer, Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE), January 2014 - September 2014

Master of Science in Materials, Energy and Nanotechnology, UiO

Bachelor of Science in Materials, Energy and Nanotechnology, UiO


  • Prize for best poster presentation, SCANDEM conference in Bergen, June 2012


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Positions held

  • First Deputy Representative in the Faculty Board at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiO, 2017.
  • Election Board member at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiO, 2018-2019.
  • Organiser of the Condensed Matter Physics group's Friday seminars, 2017-2018.


University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark

University of Zaragoza, Spain

Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragón (ICMA), Spain

Institutt for energiteknikk (IFE), Kjeller, Norway

Beijing University of Technology, China

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, S. Korea

The Walther-Meißner-Institute for Low Temperature Research, Munich, Germany

INNOVENT e. V. Technologieentwicklung, Germany

The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France

Fermilab, USA


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  • Norby, Truls; Ma, Quanbao; Qureishy, Thomas & Uggerud, Einar (2022). Plasma-enhanced ammonia synthesis over nanoscopic Ru/CeO2.
  • Qureishy, Thomas; Laliena, Carlos; Martínez, Elena; Qviller, Atle Jorstad; Vestgården, Jørn Inge & Johansen, Tom Henning [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Magneto-optical imaging of dendritic flux avalanches in a superconducting MgB2 tape.
  • Martínez, Elena; Laliena, Carlos; Qureishy, Thomas; Navarro, Rafael; Mikheenko, Pavlo & Johansen, Tom Henning [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Magneto-optical, microstructural and magnetization measurements of in situ Fe/MgB2 conductors made from ball-milled precursor.
  • Fjellvåg, Asbjørn Slagtern; Hjelmeland, Trude; Mollatt, Hans Jakob; Qureishy, Thomas & Mikheenko, Pavlo (2017). Interplay between spin polarization and superconductivity in an ex-situ bilayer La0.67Ca0.33MnO3 - YBa2Cu3O7-x.
  • Mikheenko, Pavlo; Qureishy, Thomas; Mercier, Frederic; Jacquemin, M & Pons, M (2017). Dendritic flux avalanches in high-quality NbN superconducting films.
  • Qureishy, Thomas; Zhao, Yue; Xu, Yan; Vestgården, Jørn Inge; Johansen, Tom Henning & Grivel, Jean-Claude [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Visualisation of magnetic flux in high-quality YBCO films synthesized by cost-effective environmental-friendly techniques.
  • Qureishy, Thomas; Zhao, Yue; Xu, Y; Vestgården, Jørn Inge; Johansen, Tom Henning & Grivel, Jean-Claude [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2016). Magnetic flux channelling in YBa2Cu3O7-δ films.
  • Mikheenko, Pavlo; Mollatt, H.J.S.; Qureishy, Thomas & Røyne, Anja (2016). A Graphene-based Technique for Imaging Thermomagnetic Avalanches in Superconducting Thin Films.
  • Zhao, Yue; Qureishy, Thomas; Mikheenko, Pavlo & Grivel, Jean-Claude (2015). Characterization of YBa2Cu3O7−δ Films with Various Porous Structures Grown by Metalorganic Decomposition Route.
  • Qureishy, Thomas Håbu; Tyse, Knut; Zhao, Yue; Vestgården, Jørn Inge; Grivel, Jean-Claude & Johansen, Tom Henning (2015). Local critical current density in YBa2Cu3O7-δ films.
  • Qureishy, Thomas; Hansen, Vidar; Karlsen, Ole Bjørn; Gunnæs, Anette Eleonora & Taftø, Johan (2012). Superstructures in Mg2Si1-xSnx.
  • Qureishy, Thomas (2018). Magneto-optical imaging of advanced superconductors. Universitetet i Oslo.
  • Weir, David Edward; Sidelnikova, Maria; Groth, Lisa Henden; Nybakke, Karen; Stensby, Kjell Erik & Langseth, Benedicte [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2015). Kostnader i energisektoren. Norges vassdrags- og energidirektorat. ISSN 978-82-410-1046-0.

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