Dr Simone Severini
Dr Simone Severini is a Reader in Physics of Information and a Royal Society University Research Fellow (2011-19) with the Department of Computer Science at University College London UCL, and a Visiting Chair Professor with the Institute of Natural Sciences at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
At UCL, Simone started the Computer Science Quantum Interest Group, and was a founding member of the UCL Quantum Science and Technology Institute. He previously conducted research in several world-class academic institutions, including the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at University of Waterloo, and at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, in Cambridge, during several thematic programs.
Simone is a Steering Committee Member of the Conference on the Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography (TQC), a Member of the Computer Science Evaluation Group (2014-16) at the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and he serves in the editorial board of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (2016-18). His research is at the interplay of physics, information theory, and discrete mathematics.