Eleni Diamanti is a CNRS researcher at Sorbonne University in Paris, France. She received her Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 2000 and her PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, USA, in 2006. She then worked as a Marie Curie post-doctoral scholar at the Institute of Optics Graduate School in Palaiseau, France, before joining the CNRS in 2009. Her research focuses on quantum cryptography and on the development of photonic resources for the emerging quantum networks. She has been awarded a European Research Council Starting Grant, and she is the vice president of the Paris Centre for Quantum Computing, steering committee member of the French national network on Quantum Technologies, and elected member of the Board of Stakeholders of the European Commission Public Private Partnership in Photonics.