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## Academic staff:

Toby Cubitt, Royal Society University Research Fellow

and Reader (Associate Professor) in Quantum Information.

Co-founder and director, PhaseCraft Ltd.

and Reader (Associate Professor) in Quantum Information.

Co-founder and director, PhaseCraft Ltd.

[Applying quantum information theory to many-body physics, Hamiltonian complexity, quantum Shannon theory, mathematical physics, quantum gravity and near-term applications of quantum

computers]

computers]

Lluis Masanes, Senior Research Fellow.

[Quantum information science and its connections to many-body physics, thermodynamics and foundations.]

Simone Severini, Royal Society Research Fellow and Professor of Physics of Information. Currently on sabbatical.

[Discrete mathematics, quantum Shannon theory, complexity]

## Postdoctoral staff:

Abhishek Rajput

[Mathematical physics, topological phases of matter, AdS/CFT tensor network models]

## PhD students:

Anastasia Moroz

[Holography in dual-unitary circuits.]

James Purcell

[Hamiltonian Computability.]

Harriet Apel

[The theory of Hamiltonian simulation and duality.]

Cameron Foreman

[Quantum cryptography, both practically and its link to fundamental questions.]

Tom Holden-Dye

[Unitary circuit models for many-body quantum systems.]

## Honorary members:

Aram Harrow (MIT), Honorary Professor (2014-2019); Leverhulme Visiting Professor (2014).

Joannes Bausch (DeepMind); Honorary Research Assistant (2015-2018).

## Former members:

Nikolas Breuckmann (Lecturer in Quantum Computing Theory, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol).

Emilio Onorati (Postdoctoral researcher at Technische Universität München).

James Watson (Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Maryland).

Tamara Kohler (Postdoctoral researcher at the Instituto de Ciencias Mathemátics, ICMAT).

Tom Farshi (Heilbronn research fellow at the Heilbronn Institute, University of Bristol).

Laura Clinton (Quantum Software Researcher at PhaseCraft Ltd. ).

Charles Derby (Quantum Software Researcher at PhaseCraft Ltd. )

Daniele Toniolo (Postdoctoral researcher at UCL Physics Department).

María Pérez-Ortiz (Senior Research Fellow at the UCL Centre for Artificial Intelligence)

Yanlong Fang.

Shuxiang Cao (DPhil at the University of Oxford).

Marcello Benedetti (Supported by EPSRC and CQC; Secondary advisor: Alejandro Perdomo-Ortiz, NASA-Ames Research Center); Honorary Research Associate (2016-2020).

Leonard Wossnig (Rahko).

Edward Grant (Rahko)

Hongxiang Chen.

Lisa Tse (EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Delivering Quantum Technologies).

Yu Jing (Cambridge Quantum Computing).

Antonio Garcia (Cambridge Quantum Computing).

Alejandro Perdomo-Ortiz (Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center).

Peter Mountney (Siemens); Honorary Research Associate.

Danial Dervovic (EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Delivering Quantum Technologies).

Max Wilson (UCL, Bristol and NASA).

Andrea Rocchetto (Secondary advisor: Simon Benjamin, University of Oxford).

Octavio Zapata (Supported by CONACYT)

Nadish de Silva (Supported by EPSRC)

[Quantum information and computation, contextuality and nonlocality, quantum foundations, noncommutative geometry, mathematical logic]

Sebastien Piat (Siemens); Research Assistant.

Paul Klein (Siemens); Research Assistant.

Josh Lockhart (EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Delivering Quantum Technologies).

Daniel Temko (CoMPLEX ; Awarded a Bogue Fellowship at Franziska Michor’s Laboratory, Harvard University)

Alberto Ottolenghi (Research Fellow)

Justin Jude.

Zegu Xiao.

Xinchun He.

Mischa Woods (PI of FQXi Large Grant, Physics of the Observer)

Carlos González-Guillén, (Visiting Research Fellow from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid)

Fernando Brandao (Reader in Quantum Computing, now at Caltech)

Fabiano Andrade (Research Fellow, now at University of Ponta Grossa)

David Roberson (Research Associate, now at Heilbronn Institute)

Markos Karasamanis (winner of an EPSRC Vacation Bursary 2016)

Konstantinos Metallinos (2016)

Ermira Zhuka (2016)

Kyohei Koyama (2016)

Will Matthews (Research Associate, now at ARM)

Christopher Banerji (MRes, PhD, awarded the UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences Postgraduate Prize for outstanding achievements during the MRes year at CoMPLEX; Recipient of the INBIOMEDvision Training Challenge Prize 2012)

Zhihao Ma (Research Associate, Professor at Shaghai Jiao-Tong University )

Banghai Wang (Research Associate, Professor at Guandong University of Technology)

Walter Vinci (Research Associate, now at University of Southern California)

Lourdes Sriraja (MRes)

Zoltan Zimboras (Research Associate, then at Freie Universitat Berlin, Jens Eisert group)

Tom Wyatt

Winton Brown (Research Associate, then at Freie Universitat Berlin, Jens Eisert group)

Thao Le (TK)

Shahid Banglawala

Konstantin Wuenscher

Klaudia Ludwisiak

Vincent Li

Hairu Xu (Visiting Student from Guandong University of Technology)

Bobby Bentham, Tim Lucas, Sophie Atkinson (MRes projects, then PhD at CoMPLEX)

Tianyu Ye (Research Associate, Professor at Zhejiang Gongshang University)

James West (MRes, PhD)

Hipolito Iturraspe (2016)

Yu-Ching Yang (MRes, Machine Learning, together with Marco Grimaldi at HarperCollins).

Arthur Guerard (MRes, Physics & Astronomy)

Soomin Kim, Emma Rahman, Abdul Bhutto, Zahra Najib (Nuffield Research Placement Scheme)

Janos Hodsagi (MRes, then PhD at CoMPLEX)

Clement Goubet