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Research Interests

Interdisciplinary Research in Quantum Computing and Quantum Information Science

  • Classical and Quantum Algorithms
  • Quantum Information Theory
  • Simulation of Quantum Systems
  • Graph Theory

Other Experience

  • Visiting Associate Professor, Center for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sabbatical leave 2012-2013
  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Computer Science, Institute for Quantum Information, California Institute of Technology, 2004-2006
  • Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 1999-2004

Professional Activities

  • Panelist and Reviewer for National Science Foundation
  • Reviewer for Journals on Quantum Computing and Quantum Information Theory

Honors & Awards

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award for “Algebraic Approach to the Design of Novel Quantum Algorithms” in 2008
  • UCF Research Incentive Award in 2011