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Academic and Teaching Staff

Stefano Pirandola
Professor of Quantum Computing


Information and Coding Theory, Quantum Information and Computation, Quantum Technologies, Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Communications, Quantum Optics, Entanglement, Teleportation, Bosonic Channels, Quantum Networks, Relativistic and Black-Hole Quantum Information


2013: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

2013: Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP), University of York

2005: PhD in Physics, International School of Advanced Studies, University of Camerino, Italy

2001: Laurea degree (MSc) in Physics (110/110 summa cum Laude) University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Italy


2016 - present: Full Professor

2013 - 2016: Reader in Quantum Computing

2013 - 2015: Leverhulme Research Fellow

2010 - 2013: Lecturer in Quantum Computing (CS, York)

2009 - 2010: Marie Curie Fellow (York)

2007 - 2009: Marie Curie Fellow (MIT, Cambridge MA, USA)

2005 - 2007: Postdoc (Univ. of Camerino, Italy)

Departmental and University Roles

  • Member of CS/Maths Executive
  • Member of Research Studies Committee
  • Member of Departmental Teaching Committee (CS/Maths Rep)
  • Head of Cyber Security Group


Contact details

Department of Computer Science
University of York
Deramore Lane
YO10 5GH

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325475

Office: CSE/216


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