Her research interests are quantum information science, quantum measurements, open quantum systems, foundations of quantum theory and quantum optics
See research group web site (Quantum Information)
Erika Andersson joined Heriot-Watt in October 2007 as a Lecturer in Physics. She obtained her PhD in 2000 from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. She then held a Marie Curie Fellowship in the Department of Physics at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, followed by a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship in the same department.