Quantum Information and Computation Lab

Ching-Yi Lai 賴青沂

Associate Professor
Institute of Communications Engineering
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University

ED926 (Engineering Building 4), 1001 University Rd.
Hsinchu 30010, Taiwan

   cylai@nycu.edu.tw
   03-5712121#54545

 News

2024.05


Dr. Lai was invited to present a talk at Dagstuhl Seminar 24212: Classical-Quantum Synergies in the Theory and Practice of Quantum Error Correction

``Correcting phenomenological quantum noise via belief propagation and its extension to circuit-level noise"

賴教授獲邀至德國Dagstuhl seminar 研討會演講

2024.04


Dr. Lai was awarded

演算法與計算理論學會2023年度最佳期刊論文獎.

"On the Need of Large Quantum Depth” was published in Journal of the ACM

2024.01


Dr. Lai was awarded

the 2023 IEEE Information Society Taipei Chapter and IEEE Communications Society Taipei/Tainan Chapter Best Paper Award for Young Scholars.

(2023 IEEE ITSoc&ComSoc 年輕學者最佳論文獎)

2024


Postdoctoral positions are available. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in one of the following fields: Physics/ Electrical engineering/ Computer science/ Mathematics.
You will be working on one of the projects on quantum error-correcting codes, fault-tolerant quantum computation, quantun cryptography, experimental research with neutral atoms.
Please send me an email for any question.

[誠徵博士後研究]量子計算/演算法/密碼學/編碼理論之相關理論研究。具有quantum optics、error correction codes、或傳統編碼理論相關知識尤佳。



2024


歡迎對理論研究有興趣之博士生、碩士生(電信甲)加入研究團隊。
資訊/物理/數學研究所學生亦歡迎共同指導。

2023.09


Invited talk at 2023 12th International Symposium on Topics in Coding (ISTC), Brest, France

``On Belief Propagation Decoding of Quantum Codes with Quaternary Reliability Statistics"

賴教授獲邀至2023 ISTC國際研討會演講

2023.01




Accepted talk at QIP2023

``Learning beyond Cliffords: circuits and states"
Srinivasan Arunachalam, Sergey Bravyi, Hao-Chung Cheng, Arkopal Dutt, Ching-Yi Lai and Ted Yoder.

2023.01


Paper entitled "On the Need of Large Quantum Depth” was published in Journal of the ACM, (also in STOC20)

DOI: 10.1145/3570637

2022.09


Paper entitled "Exploiting Degeneracy in Belief Propagation Decoding of Quantum Codes,” was published in npj Quantum Information
DOI: 10.1038/s41534-022-00623-2

2022.03


科技部量子專案計畫:用於近期量子計算科技之量子糾錯設計 (主持)

科技部量子專案計畫:以中性原子實現量子計算與模擬 (與中研院原分所共同主持)

審核通過執行。

Taiwan Quantum Program

2022.03


"Linear programming bounds for quantum channels acting on quantum error-correcting codes”
to appear in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT)!

"Learning quantum circuits of some T gates"
to appear in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT)!

(TIT為通訊,消息,編碼理論之頂級期刊。)

Research Interest

 For Prospective Students

Suggested Courses

  • Theory of Error-Correcting Codes
  • Information Theory
  • Quantum Information and Computation
  • Convex Optimization Theory
  • Random Process
  • Algorithms
  • Cryptography
  • Linear Algebra
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Advanced Analysis

For prospective students

Please send an email to me if you are interested in our research group. It is prefered that you are

  • Interested in theoretical research
  • With background in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering
  • Disciplined in math and logical thinkings
  • Self-motivated
  • Equipped with basic skills in programming (C/C++/Python/MATLAB/MAPLE/Mathematica)
  • Roughly familiar with my research directions

Requirements for Graduation

  • Efforts. It takes roughly 2-3 years for a student to be well prepared in theoretical research.
  • Self-motivated. You are mostly on your own.
  • Attendence of regular group meeting every week.
  • Scheduled personal meetings if necessary.
  • Discussions with group members.
  • Surveys on over 30+ research papers.

Other Resources for Students

|Postdoc Fellowship〉
Taiwan-USC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: 台灣教育部和南加州大學 (University of Southern California, Los Angeles)協定,台灣人或於台灣取得博士學歷之學生,可申請補助前往USC從事博士後研究。

READ MORE
|Joint PhD Degree〉
University of Technology Sydney(雪梨科技大學)博士雙聯學位:Potential students can visit the Centre for Quantum Software and Information at UTS for two years at the beginning of the 3rd year of PhD.
NYCU申請此雙聯學位之學生可於博士第三年開始,於UTS訪問兩年。

READ MORE
科技部
博士後研究學術研究獎

READ MORE
國家理論中心物理組
Student Outstanding Paper Award
學生優秀理論論文獎申請

READ MORE