Research Interests:

- Understanding the impact of manipulating information using the laws of quantum mechanics
- Development of methods to protect quantum information against noise through quantum control and quantum error correction for quantum computing and cryptography
- Implementation of ideas and concepts of quantum information processing using nuclear magnetic resonance and develop scalable methods of control of quantum systems
- Develop blueprints for quantum information processors such as linear optics quantum computing (LOQC)

Expertise:

- Quantum information theory and experiments
- Quantum error correction
- NMR quantum computing
- Quantum communication
- Quantum algorithms
- Optical quantum information processing

Current research projects include:

- Quantum information: Understanding the impact of manipulating information using the laws of quantum mechanics.
- Robust quantum control: Developing methods to protect quantum information against noise through quantum control and quantum error correction for quantum computing and quantum cryptography.
- Experimental quantum information processing: Implementing ideas and concepts of quantum information processing using nuclear magnetic resonance and developing scalable methods to control quantum systems.
- Quantum cryptography: Theoretical and experimental investigations focussed on using the laws of quantum mechancis to transmit secure information, in particular using satellite communication.
- Physical systems for quantum information processing: Developing “blueprints” for quantum information processors using various approaches such as linear optics quantum computing (LOQC).
- Simulation of quantum systems: Finding ways to simulate quantum systems using quantum information processors.

**Professor**, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo

Quantum Science and Engineering Center, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Academic and Research Units, Indiana University Bloomington

**Canada Research Chair**, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo

**Chair**, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo (past)

Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (past)

current

**Professor**, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (past)

**Canada Research Chair**, Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (past)

**Professor**, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo (past)

2001

**Director**, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (past)

BSc, Université Laval, Physics, 1983