Anouar Rahmouni got his Ph.D. degree in Physics from Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University (Fez, Morocco) and the national Institute of Communication (INPT) in June 2015. During his PhD's studies, he worked on research projects on all-fiber optical components for telecommunications applications.
Anouar Rahmouni joined NIST's ITL in September 2019. Currently, his research interest is focused on quantum communications, specifically, quantum repeaters and quantum detectors.
From 2012 to 2019, he was involved in optics and photonics research at Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science, Innovation and Research (MAScIR) in Morocco, especially in surface plasmon resonance (SPR) and two-photon polymerization (TPP).