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Prof Elham Kashefi

Personal Chair in Quantum Computing

Research Interests

- Security Analysis and Design of Quantum Protocols
- Experimental Implementation of Quantum Protocols
- Foundation of Quantum Mechanics
- Quantum Parallel Computing
- Quantum Complexity Theory, Interactive Proof Systems
- New Models for Quantum Computing 


2003 PhD Computer Science, Imperial College, London
1998 MSc Applied Mathematics, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
1996 BSc Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, 1996, Sharif University of Technology, Iran


I am a Reader (Associate Professor) in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, member of the Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science (LFCS) and Quantum Information Scotland Network (QUISCO). I'm Maitre de Conferences Associe at Telecom ParisTech and member of the Paris Center for Quantum Computing. I'm an elected member of the Young Academy of Scotland (Royal Society of Edinburgh).

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