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Andrew Childs


College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences


Computer Science

Information Systems

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Andrew Childs is co-director of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science. Childs' research interests are in the theory of quantum information processing, especially quantum algorithms. He has explored the computational power of quantum walk, providing an example of exponential speedup, demonstrating computational universality, and constructing algorithms for problems including search and formula evaluation. Childs has also developed fast quantum algorithms for simulating Hamiltonian dynamics. His other areas of interest include quantum query complexity and quantum algorithms for algebraic problems.

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