# Our Team

## Faculty

### Martin J. Savage

*Professor of Physics
PI: InQubator for Quantum Simulation (IQuS)
Senior Fellow in the Institute for Nuclear Theory (on 5-year leave)
*

mjs5@uw.edu

Quantum Simulations of Standard Model physics

Entanglement in many-body systems, neutrinos, and strong interactions

Lattice QCD for Nuclei

Effective Field Theories

### Silas R. Beane

*Professor of Physics
Co-PI: InQubator for Quantum Simulation
*

silas@uw.edu

Entanglement in Few-Body Systems

Geometric Quantum Mechanics

Lattice Gauge Theory for Nuclear Physics

Effective Field Theory for Nuclear and Atomic Physics

### Dorota Grabowska

*Research Assistant Professor (2022-)*

Quantum Simulations of Quantum Field Theories

Elementary Particle Physics

### David B. Kaplan

*Senior Fellow in the Institute for Nuclear Theory
Professor of Physics
Co-PI: InQubator for Quantum Simulation
*

dbkaplan@uw.edu | (206) 685-3546

Entanglement and Symmetries

Lattice gauge field theory for classical computing and quantum devices

### Niklas Mueller

*Research Assistant Professor (2022-)*

niklasmu@uw.edu

Quantum Simulation and algorithms

Entanglement Structure and Tomography

Thermalization and Non-equilibrium phenomena

Topological Phases

### Kenneth Roche

*Affiliate Associate Professor
Staff Scientist @ PNNL*

k8r@uw.edu

High Performance Computing

Quantum Monte Carlo

Fundamentals of Computing

Quantum many-body simulations

### Xiaojun Yao

*Research Assistant Professor (2022-)*

xjyao@uw.edu

Open quantum systems

Quantum simulation of lattice gauge theory

Quarkonia and jets in high energy collisions

Eigenstate thermalization

## Postdoctoral Fellows

### Marc Illa Subina

*QSC Postdoctoral Fellow (2021-)*

marcilla@uw.edu

Quantum Simulations of the Standard Model Physics

Lattice Gauge Theories

Low-energy nuclear physics with lattice QCD

Simulation of entanglement in dense systems of neutrinos

### Saurabh Vasant Kadam

*FermiLab HEP QuantISED Postdoctoral Fellow (2023-)*

ksaurabh@uw.edu

Hamiltonian Formulation of Lattice Gauge Theories

Quantum Simulation of Quantum Field Theories

### Francesco Turro

*Postdoctoral Fellow (2022-)*

Quantum Simulation of few-nucleon systems

SRF-cavity quantum simulations

Classical preparation of time-evolution operators

## Visitors

### Jiunn-Wei Chen

*Professor of Physics
National Taiwan University*

Quantum Information for Fundamental Physics

Effective Field Theory

### Robert Malaney

*Professor of Engineering,
University of New South Wales, Australia*

Quantum Communication and Security

## Students

### Ramya Bhaskar

*PhD student*

Simulation of Quantum Spin Systems and Field Theories

Dense neutrino systems

### Ivan Chernyshev

*PhD student*

Quantum Simulation

VQE for QCD Hamiltonian

Quantum simulations of neutrino flavor dynamics

### Roland Farrell

*PhD Student*

Entanglement in QFT

Simulations of 1+1D QCD and Weak Decays

### Henry Froland

*PhD student*

frolandh@uw.edu

Quantum Simulation

Entanglement in Quantum Field Theory

Thermalization and Complexity

Random Measurement Protocols

### Jeremy Hartse

*PhD student*

jhartse@uw.edu

Quantum Information and Simulation

Quantum Many-Body Scars

Lattice Gauge Theories

### Zhiyao Li

*PhD Student*

Quantum Information

### Sarah Powell

*Quantum Simulation of Quantum Field Theories*

Quantum simulation of quantum field theories

### Nikita Zemlevskiy

*PhD student*

Quantum Information

Quantum simulation of scalar field theories

Systematic error simulation for analog quantum simulation

## Administration

### Katie Hennessey

*IQuS Administrator*

kgh@uw.edu

## Affiliates

### Boris Blinov

*Professor of Physics, UW*

blinov@uw.edu

Trapped ion quantum computing and simulation

### Deep Gupta

*Professor of Physics, UW*

deepg@uw.edu

"Ultra-Cold Atom and Quantum Gas Experiments

Quantum Dynamics and Simulation

Atom Interferometry"

### Francesco Pederiva

*Professor of Physics at the University of Trento,
and Director of TIFPA*

Quantum Monte Carlo

Quantum many-body systems

Nuclei and reactions

Quantum Simulations of strongly-correlated systems

Simulations and predictions for Corona-Virus propagation

### Caroline Robin

*Professor in the Fakultät für Physik
Universität Bielefeld*

Entanglement in Nuclear Structure

Quantum simulation of light nuclei

### Liudmila Zhukas

*Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University*

lzhukas@uw.edu

Trapped Ion quantum computing

Quantum Simulation

## Alumni

### Fabio Anza

*Research Assistant Professor (2020-2022)
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland-Baltimore (2024-)*

fanza@uw.edu

Quantum Thermodynamics

Entanglement

Quantum Information

### Emma Beane

*Visitor (Spring 2023)
Undergraduate, University of Chicago (2023-)*

Quantum Information and Quantum Computing

### Stephan Caspar

*IQuS-FermiLab Quantized Postdoctoral Fellow (2019-2023)
*

Bose-Einstein condensation

Chern-Simons-Yang-Mills lattice models

### Anthony Ciavarella

*IQuS-PhD Student (2017-2023)
Postdoctoral Fellow LBNL HEP*

Quantum Simulation of Field Theories

### Peter Ehlers

*PhD Student (2017-2022)
Postdoctoral Fellow UofA (2023-)*

Entanglement in QFT

### Natalie Klco

*Burke Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech (2019-2022)
Assistant Professor of Physics, Duke University (2022-present)*

### Abhishek Rajput

*Joint IQuS-Toronto PhD student (2018-2023)
PhaseCraft (UK) (2023-)*

Quantum Simulation of field theories

### Alessandro Roggero

*Research Assistant Professor (2018-2021)
Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Trento*

Quantum Simulation of inelastic nuclear processes

Neutrinos in dense matter

Quantum Computing and Algorithms

Quantum Monte Carlo

Effective Field Theory

### Hersh Singh

*FermiLab Quantized Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-2023)
Postdoctoral Fellow at FermiLab (2023-)*

hershsg@uw.edu

Spin Systems

Quantum Algorithms

Quantum Computing

### Jesse Stryker

*Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland (2020-2023)
Postdoctoral Fellow at tLBNL HEP (2023-present)*