I'm a lecturer at the Computer Science Department of University College London.

I'm interested in the interplay of computer science, mathematics, and physics for

studying the role of quantum mechanics in information processing and computation.

My research is part of a bigger effort on quantum information science at UCL.

If you would like to work with me as a PhD student or a postdoc, get in touch.

**Research Interests:**

- Quantum information theory and entanglement theory

- Quantum hamiltonian complexity and quantum many-body physics

- Quantum complexity theory and quantum algorithms

- Connections of quantum computation and information to computational complexity,

optimization, resource theories, and thermodynamics

**Selected Publications:**

Robust Device-Independent Randomness Amplification with Few Devices

Product-State Approximations to Quantum Groundstates

The Second Laws of Quantum Thermodynamics

Quantum de Finetti Theorems under Local Measurements with Applications

Exponential Decay of Correlations Implies Area Law

Hypercontractivity, Sum-of-Squares Proofs, and their Applications

Local Random Circuits are Approximate Polynomial-Designs

The Resource Theory of Quantum States Out of Thermal Equilibrium

A Quasipolynomial-time Algorithm for the Quantum Separability Problem

Faithful Squashed Entanglement

The Quantum One-Time Pad in the Presence of an Eavesdropper

A Generalization of Quantum Stein's Lemma

Entanglement Theory and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Strongly Interacting Polaritons in Coupled Arrays of Cavities

Last Update: August 2013