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Benjamin W. Reichardt

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Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering-Systems and Computer Science

Education

  • 2006, PhD, Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley



Biography


Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2006, University of California, Berkeley
Ben Reichardt received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 2006. Since then, he has worked at Caltech and the University of Waterloo. He joined the EE Department of the Viterbi School of Engineering, USC, in January, 2012. Reichardt works in the area of quantum computation, focused especially on fault-tolerant quantum computing, quantum algorithms and quantum cryptography.


Research Summary


Quantum algorithms, Fault-tolerant quantum computation, Cryptography, Quantum information theory, Geometry of minimal surfaces

Awards


  • 2000 U.S. Physics Olympiad Team, National Merit Scholar Member
  • 2001 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • 2001 DOD NDSEG Graduate Fellowship
  • 2001 Phi Beta Kappa Member
Appointments
  • Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering - Systems
  • Computer Science

Office
  • EEB 528
  • Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center
  • 3740 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 2565

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-4683
  • ben.reichardt@gmail.com

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