Darrick Chang is an ICREA Research Professor at The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO). He obtained his bachelor's degree in physics from Stanford University in 2001, and his PhD in physics from Harvard University in 2008. Subsequently, he held a prize postdoctoral fellowship at the California Institute of Technology. In 2011, Darrick joined ICFO as the leader of the Theoretical Quantum Nanophotonics group. He was awarded an ERC Starting Grant in 2015, and an ERC Consolidator Grant to begin in 2021. He has been involved in many previous/current international projects, including as a PI and scientific coordinator of European FET-Open projects GRASP and DAALI, as a PI in the Quantum Flagship project QIA, and as a foreign collaborator in US MURI projects QOMAND and Photonic Quantum Matter. He has approximately 80 publications, including 16 in the Nature family of journals, which have been cited over 13,000 times (Google Scholar).