Team Leader Quantum Systems, Data61, CSIRO, Clayton Victoria, Australia.
Associate Professor (Honorary), School of Physics, The University of Melbourne, Australia.
IBM Quantum Hub Academic, The University of Melbourne, Australia.
Email: muhammad (dot) usman (at) csiro (dot) au OR musman (at) unimelb (dot) edu (dot) au
2022-current: Team Leader Quantum Systems, Principal Research Staff, Data61 CSIRO, Clayton Victoria Australia.
2022-current: Associate Professor (F/H), School of Physics, The University of Melbourne Australia.
2021-2022: Senior Research Fellow, School of Physics, ARC Center for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, The University of Melbourne Australia.
2019-2021: Senior Lecturer, School of Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of Melbourne Australia.
2014-2018: Senior Research Fellow, School of Physics, ARC Center for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, The University of Melbourne Australia.
2010-2013: Post-doctoral Researcher, Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland.
2010: PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University West Lafayette Indiana USA.
2005: MSc Electrical Engineering (Honours), University of Engineering and Technology Lahore.
2003: BSc Electrical Engineering (Honours & Distinction), University of Engineering and Technology Lahore.
Selected Grants, Awards, Honours and Fellowships:
2023: Australian Army Funded Project, "Quantum Machine Learning: Robustness and Optimisation"
2022: Next Generation Technology Funds (NGTF), "Quantum Information Technology: Industry Readiness & Applications"
2022-25: Leading a Team of Researchers with FSP Quantum Technology Support (3 Projects).
2022: Australian Army Quantum Technology Challenge 2022, "Quantum Adversarial Machine Learning for Threat Identification and Mitigation"
2021: Australian Army Quantum Technology Challenge 2021, "Last Mile Resupply Problem on Quantum Computer"
2020: Elsevier, Finalist in the world-wide 2nd Rising Stars in Computational Materials Science Competition
2020: Defence Science Institute (DSI) Quantum Computing Award, "Machine Learning for Quantum Error Correction"
2019: Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, The University of Melbourne Australia
2010: DAAD Research Fellowship, "Multi-scale Quantum Dot Simulations"
2006: Purdue University Graduate School Tuition Award
2005: USA State Department, Fulbright Fellowship, "Multi-million atom Electronic Structure Calculations for Quantum Dots"
2002: K.E. Durrani Fellowship
1998: Government of Pakistan Award
1996: Government of Pakistan Award
2021-current: Member Executive Editorial Board, IOP Nature Futures journal
2021-current: Member Editorial Board, IOP Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science journal
2020 Editor: Special Issue MDPI Energies
Professional Memberships and Affiliations:
American Physical Society (APS)
Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)
Materials Research Society (MRS)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN)
2014-2018 Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg (University of Melbourne, VIC Australia) -- Personal Web
2010-2014 Eoin P. O'Reilly (Tyndall National Institute, Cork Ireland) -- Personal Web, Google-Scholar
2005-2010 Gerhard Klimeck (Purdue University, Indiana, USA) -- Personal Web, Google-Scholar