# People

## Faculty

Ivan Agullo

Associate Professor

Quantum field theory in curved spacetimes, cosmology, quantum gravity, analog gravity
in non-linear optical systems, and quantum clock synchronization

Lior Cohen

Research Assistant Professor

Experiment and theory of quantum imaging, metrology, and emulation of quantum gravity

Thomas Corbitt

Associate Professor

Experimental Quantum Optics and Experimental General Relativity

Hwang Lee

Associate Professor

Theoretical quantum optics and quantum information

Ravi Rau

Alumni Professor

Atomic Theory and Quantum Information

Mark M. Wilde

Associate Professor

Quantum information theory and quantum computing

## PhD Students

Pratik Barge

Machine learning for quantum sensing

Anthony Brady

Quantum optics, the interface of quantum mechanics and general relativity

Arshag Danageozian

Modeling the environment noise on an NV center qubit using coherent population trapping

Kahlil Dixon

Entangling light via a quantum nanomechanical oscillator

Stav Haldar

Quantum many-body systems, interface of general relativity and quantum optics

Vishal Katariya

Quantum information: communication protocols and thermodynamic aspects

Sumeet Khatri

cryptography, quantum networks, quantum computation, and open quantum systems

Dimitrios Kranas

Quantum physics

Margarite Laborde

Quantum computing, quantum machine learning

Dhrumil Patel

Quantum Computation: Quantum Algorithms, Computational Complexity and Machine Learning

Aby Philip

Quantum information and quantum key distribution

Bran Purvis

Quantum information

Paras Regmi

Quantum optics, quantum information, and quantum computation

Soorya Rethinasamy

Quantum computing, quantum information theory, and quantum causality

Kunal Sharma

Quantum computing, quantum information theory, and quantum information with continuous
variables

Vishal Singh

Quantum information theory, quantum communication and quantum computation

## Undergraduate Students

**Renée Desporte**Design of network of entanglement-distributing satellites

**Jesse Frank**Quantum Optics and Photonics

**Roy Pace**Quantum computing circuit designs

**Aliza Siddiqui**

Quantum teleportation, quantum networks, quantum computation and information

## Former Visiting Scholars

Xiao-Qi Xiao

Theoretical quantum optics

## Former Postdoctoral Scholars

Xiaoting Wang

Quantum optimization, quantum control theory, quantum information

Thomas Cooney

Mathematics (especially functional analysis) and applications to quantum information
theory

Moochan Kim

## Former PhD Students

Elisha Siddiqui Matekole

Graduated 2020 - Postdoctoral researcher at Brookhaven National Laboratory

Safura Sharifi

Graduated 2020 - Postdoctoral researcher at University of Maryland

Kevin Valson Jacob

Graduated 2020 - Postdoctoral researcher at University of Toronto

Eneet Kaur

Graduated 2020 - Postdoctoral researcher at University of Waterloo

Sushovit Adhikari

Graduated 2019 - Postdoctoral researcher at Argonne National Laboratory

Nicholas Studer

Graduated 2019 - Currently at Stennis Space Center

Chenglong You

Graduated 2019 - Postdoctoral fellow at LSU

Siddhartha Das

Graduated 2018 - Postdoctoral fellow at Université libre de Bruxelles

Nick Lanning

Graduated 2018, Quantum Physicist - Air Force Research Lab

Zhihao Xiao

Graduated 2017, Postdoctoral Research Associate at U Mass Lowell

Noah Davis

Graduated 2018 - Postdoctoral fellow at Applied Research Laboratories

Haoyu Qi

Graduated 2017 - Research scientist at Xanadu

**Qing-Le Wang**Former visiting PhD student working on quantum cryptography, quantum information theory,
and quantum computation

Robinjeet Singh

Graduated 2016 - Postdoctoral research at National Institute for Standards and Technology

Jonathan Olson

Graduated 2016 - Postdoc at Harvard University, founding scientist at Zapata Computing

Bryan Gard

Graduated 2016 - Research Associate at Virginia Tech

Manish Gupta

Graduated 2016 - Postdoc at Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center at Polish Academy of Science

Ashkan Balouchi

Graduated 2016 - Global Credit Quant Analyst

Christopher Granier

Graduated 2015 - Faculty at Family Christian Academy

Kaushik Seshadreesan

Graduated 2015 - Postdoctoral researcher at University of Arizona

Bhaskar Roy Bardhan

Graduated 2014 - Research Engineer-Quantum Algorithms at Ford Motor Company Research

Kebei Jiang

Graduated 2014 - Seismic Imager at CGG Corporation

Christopher Richardson

Graduated 2012 - Quantitative Analyst at Chatham Financial

William Plick

Graduated 2010 (Distinguished Dissertation) - Assistant Professor, University of Dayton

Aravind Chiruvelli

Graduated 2009 - Director - Data science and Analytics at Omnitracs

Sean Huver

Graduated 2009 - CEO and Founder at Deep Science AI

Ryan Glasser

Graduated 2009 - Assistant Professor, Tulane University

Argenis DaSilva

Graduated 2009

Stephan Olson

Graduated 2008 - Associate Professor, Boise State University

## Former Undergraduate Students

**Manon Bart**Graduated 2020 - Now PhD student in Physics at Tulane University

## Associate Members

**Yaser Mohammadi Banadaki**Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Bhaskar Roy Bardhan

Research Engineer-Quantum Algorithms at Ford Motor Company Research

Tim Byrnes

Professor of Physics

Mette Gaarde

Professor of Physics

Kurt Jacobs

Research Scientist

Robert O'Connell

Boyd Professor and Professor of Physics

A. Ravi P. Rau

Professor of Physics

Yousef Salamin

Professor of Physics

Kenneth Schafer

Ball Family Distinguished Professor of Physics

Daniel Sheehy

Assistant Professor of Physics

Stephen Shipman

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Masahiro Takeoka

Research Scientist

Georgios Veronis

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering