Current Team Members @CSIRO's Data61:

Akib Karim Post-doc Researcher Project Topic: Variational quantum circuits and quantum chemistry

Eromanga Adermann Post-doc Researcher Project Topic: Data encoding in quantum circuits

Zeheng Wang Post-doc Researcher Project Topic: Quantum AI on quantum data

Amena Khatun Post-doc Researcher Project Topic: Quantum generative adversarial learning

Behnam Tonekaboni Senior Researcher Project Topic: Quantum control and quantum optimisation

Bahareh Goldozian Post-doc Researcher Project Topic: Quantum software engineering

Samuel Wilkinson Post-doc Researcher Project Topic: Hybrid quantum/classical software engineering

Current Students @University of Melbourne:

Spiro Gicev (2020-) PhD Physics      co-supervised with Lloyd Hollenberg       Project topic: Surface code error correction schemes

Than-Hoa Nguyen (2021-) PhD Computer Science    co-supervised with Rajkumar Buyya       Project: Quantum cloud computing


Maxwell T. West (2022-) PhD Physics             co-supervised with Martin Sevior                                Project topic: Quantum machine learning

Shaobo Zhang (2022-) PhD Physics     co-supervised with H. Quiney                           Project topic: Quantum simulations for scalable nanomaterial design

Ben Harper (2022-) PhD Physics     co-supervised with M. Sevior                          Project topic: Quantum compiler design and software engineering

Chris Nakhl (2023-) PhD Physics     co-supervised with Thomas Quella                         Project topic: Quantum Computing with Tensor Networks

Younghun Kim (2023-) PhD Physics     co-supervised with Martin Sevior                         Project topic: Quantum error correction  

Haiyue Kang (2024-) PhD Physics     co-supervised with Martin Sevior                         Project topic: Quantum control for error mitigation  

Current Students @Monash University:

John (Fidel) Kam (2023-) PhD Physics     co-supervised with Kavan Modi                         Project topic: Complex noise in fault-tolerant quantum computing

Caesnan Leditto (2022-) PhD Physics     co-supervised with Kavan Modi                         Project topic: Quantum topological data analysis


Autumn Wu (2022-2023)

(now Lecturer at Macquarie University)

Post-doc Researcher, Project Topic: Quantum machine learning in cybersecurity

Brhyeton Hall (2021-23)

MSc Physics

Paper DOI:

Project topic: Heavy-hexagonal error correction code for IBM quantum devices

Hollis Huang (2021-23)

MSc Physics

Project topic: Spin qubits and device modelling

Co-supervised with David Jamieson

Scott Vella (2022-23)

MSc Computer Science        

Project topic: Correlated and Biased Noise in Surface Code Decoders

Canaan Yung (2022-23)

MSc Computer Science

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Project topic: Data Clustering on Quantum Computers 

Shu Lok Tsang (MSc Computer Science 2021-22)

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Project topic: Quantum generative adversarial machine learning

Quin Arnold (MSc Physics 2021-22)                           

Project topic: Exchange controlled spin qubit gates in architecture design

co-supervised with Lloyd Hollenberg 

Fanzhe Qu (MSc Computer Science 2021-22)                                         

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Project topic: Classical data analysis on small quantum computers

co-supervised with Sarah Erfani

Michelle Zhou (MIT Computer Science 2022)

Project topic: Surface code visualisation tool development

Chenghong Zhu (MSc Computer Science 2021-22)

Thesis DOI: 

Project topic: Reinforcement learning in quantum error correction

Oscar Glenister (MSc Physics 2020-22)

Project topic: Quantum control for parallel multi-qubit quantum gate operations

co-supervised with Charles Hill, Liam Hall                      

Maxwell T. West (MSc Physics 2019-21)                                          

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Project topic: Characterisation of donor spin qubits in silicon

Ben Harper (MSc Physics 2019-2021)

Thesis DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.10172.10888
Project topic: Mixed state stabiliser simulator with non-Clifford gates

co-supervised with Charles Hill                                          

Xuan Zhang  (MIT Computer Science 2020)   

Project topic: Variational Quantum Eigensolver

co-supervised with Casey Myers                                           

Shwetha Srinivasan (MSc Computer Science 2019-21)                                                                                            

Project topic: Machine learning for scanning probe microscopy

Shaobo Zhang  (MSc Computer Science 2019-21)

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Project topic: Noise mitigation schemes for VQE on NISQ devices

co-supervised with Charles Hill                                  

Spiro Gicev  (MSc Physics 2018-19)

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Thesis topic: Electronic signature of intermolecular interactions in MgPc on Ag surfaces

co-supervised with Lloyd Hollenberg

Yi Zheng Wong (Alfred)  (MSc Physics 2017-18)

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Thesis topic: Autonomous spatial metrology of spin qubits in silicon

co-supervised with Lloyd Hollenberg

Adam J. Brownstein (MSc Physics 2016-17)

Thesis topic: Physical qubits and trajectory simulations

co-supervised with Lloyd Hollenberg, Charles Hill

Christopher A. Broderick (PhD Physics 2010-14)

Thesis topic: Tight-binding and k.p study of bismide materials and laser devices

co-supervised with Eoin O'Reilly

Sadia Nawaz (MSc Electrical Engineering 2008-10)

Thesis topic: Keyword based approach for defining EER as a case of virtual organisation 

co-supervised with Johannes Strobel

Yui-Hong Mathias Tan (MSc Electrical Engineering 2008-10)

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Thesis topic: Coherent control of electronic states in bilayer QD molecules 

co-supervised with Gerhard Klimeck

Sadia Nawaz (MSc Electrical Engineering 2008-10)

Thesis topic: Design of asynchronous data path for 64 bit architecture

co-supervised with Muhammad Kamran

Selva Kumaran Vadivel (BSc Electrical Engineering SURF 2009)

Project topic: Development of nanohub tool for simulations of multi-layer stacked quantum dots 

co-supervised with Gerhard Klimeck

Drew Schuster (BSc Electrical Engineering SURF 2008)

Project topic: Development of a nanohub tool for multi-million atom simulations of quantum dots

co-supervised with Gerhard Klimeck

Experimental Collaborators (Past & Present):

Agustin Schiffrin (Monash University Australia)

Sven Rogge, Joe Salfi, and Benoit Voisin (University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia)

Michelle Simmons (University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia)

Hans Huebl and Martin S. Brandt (Walter-Schottky Institute, Germany)

Stephen Sweeney (University of Surrey UK)

Takashi Kita (Kobe University Japan)

Edmund Clarke and Ray Murray (Imperial College London UK)

Vittoriana Tasco and Adriana Passaseo (National Nanotechnology Laboratory Italy)

Theory Collaborators (Past & Present):

Martin Sevior (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Kavan Modi (Monash University, Australia)

Sarah Erfani and Christopher Leckie (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Rajkumar Buyya (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Christopher Broderick and Eoin O'Reilly (Tyndall National Institute, Cork Ireland)

Gerhard Klimeck (Purdue University USA)

Shaikh S. Ahmed (Southern Illinois University USA)

Timothy B. Boykin (University of Alabama, USA)

Stefan Schulz (Tyndall National Institute, Cork Ireland)

Charles D. Hill (University of Melbourne, Australia)