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Academic and Teaching Staff

Stefano Pirandola
Professor of Quantum Computing


Quantum Information and Computation, Quantum Technologies, Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Communications, Quantum Optics, Entanglement, Teleportation, Bosonic Channels, Quantum Networks, Quantum Internet.


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

2018 - 2019: Visiting Professor (MIT, Cambridge MA, USA)

2013 - 2016: Reader (Associate Professor) in Quantum Computing

2013 - 2015: Leverhulme Research Fellow

2010 - 2013: Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Quantum Computing

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

  • Progression Panel (Chair)


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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