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Postdoctoral Scholar

Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
Room 409 Old Building
No 128, Academia Road, Section 2 
Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan 

Email: cylai0616@iis.sinica.edu.tw 



 

 Bio-statement 

Ching-Yi Lai was born in Taipei, Taiwan. He received his MS in 2006 and BS in 2004 from the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2013 from the Communication Sciences Institute, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Southern California. After graduation, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the Centre for Quantum Software and Information, University of Technology Sydney from December 2013 to July 2015. Currently he is a postdoctoral scholar at the Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.


 Research Interests 



 
  • Classical and Quantum Error-correcting Codes
  • Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computation
  • Quantum Algorithm, Machine Learning
  • Quantum Communication, Quantum Key Distribution 
  • Quantum Cryptography, Post-quantum Cryptography
  • Quantum Information Theory

 Education 


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Thesis title: Quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computation, defended on July 11, 2013
Advisor: Todd A. Brun

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2006
Thesis title: “A Construction of Quantum Stabilizer Codes”
Advisor: Chung-Chin Lu

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2004



 Work Experience 


Postdoctoral Scholar September 2015-present
Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Supervisor: Kai-Min Chung

Postdoctoral Research Associate November 2013-July 2015
Center for Quantum Computation and Intelligence Systems, University of Technology, Sydney
Project: Quantum effects in zero-error communication
Supervisor: Runyao Duan

Research Assistant January 2009-August 2013
Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
Advisor: Todd A. Brun

Second Lieutenant October 2006 -November 2007
The Army of the Republic of China 
Position: Chief of a maintenance shop of 20 people

Research Assistant September 2004 -October 2006
Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
 Advisor: Chung-Chin Lu

Teaching Assistant, Spring 2005
Quantum Computation and Quantum Information
Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Teaching Assistant, Fall 2004 and Fall 2005
C Programming Language 
Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan