Recent Interview by International Innovation--- Issue 175: The time for change, pp 10-12

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California (August 2008) 
    Supervised by Dr. Todd Brun and Dr. Igor Devetak 
    Thesis: Entanglement-assisted Coding theory
  • Minor in Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at the National Taiwan University (June 2001)
  • Supervised by Dr. Kwang-Cheng Chen
    Area of Study: Wireless Communication
    Thesis: A Slow Frequency Hop Receiver with Mode-Adjustable Interference Suppression
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering at the National Taiwan University (June 1999)

EXPERIENCES

  • ARC Future Fellow and Associate Professor, (August 2014 - present)
    Centre for Quantum Computation & Intelligent Systems (QCIS),
    Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT),
    University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

  • Senior Lecturer, (October 2013 - August 2014)
    Centre for Quantum Computation & Intelligent Systems (QCIS),
    Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT),
    University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

  • Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow / Lecturer, (February 2012 - September 2013)
    Centre for Quantum Computation & Intelligent Systems (QCIS),
    Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT),
    University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, (September 2010 - February 2012)
    Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge

    Centre for Quantum Information and Foundations 
  • Researcher, (November 2008 - September 2010)
    ERATO-SORST 
    Quantum Computation and Information Project
    Solution Oriented Research for Science and Technology
    Japan Science and Techonology Agency

    (Also affiliated with Department of Computer Science at the University of Tokyo)

AWARD & GRANT

  • 2015: UTS/RIO DP near-miss funding, $20K.
  • 2015: UTS/FEIT Blue Sky Research Scheme, $7K.
  • 2015: Taiwan-Australia Joint Research Cooperation Scheme (PI), $15K.
  • 2014: ARC Future Fellowship, $687K.
  • 2013: UTS Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Research Excellence, Early Career Category Highly Recommended.
  • 2013: UTS Early Career Researcher Grants, $24K.
  • 2012: UTS Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship (CPDRF), $43K.
  • 2009: The Postdoctoral Research Abroad Program, National Science Council, Taiwan, $40K.
  • 2008: USC Academic Achievement Award.
  • 2008: Best Student Paper Award with Honorable Mention.
    General Entanglement-assisted Quantum Error-Correcting Codes.
    Phys. Rev. A 76, 062313, 2007.
  • 2007: Best Student Paper Award.
    Correcting Quantum Errors with Entanglement.
    Science, 314(5798): 436-439, 2006.
  • 2006: Best Teaching Assistant with Honorable Mention.

Professional Activities and Service

  • 2016: Organizor, Workshop: Celebration of Shannon's 100th birthday (webpage). 
  • 2016: Selection Committee, 13th Central European Quantum Information Processing Workshop.
  • 2016: Program Committee Co-Chair, 16th Asian Quantum Information Science Conference.
  • 2016: Senior member of IEEE (effective 25/02/2016).
  • 2015: Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (Dec 2015-Dec2018).
  • 2015: Organizor, 2015 Sydney Quantum Information Processing Workshop (webpage)
  • 2015: UTS CPDRF 2016 Selection Committee.
  • 2015: Program Committee member, 15th Asian Quantum Information Science Conference.
  • 2015: Program Committee member, Quantum Information Processing.
  • 2015: Local Organizing Committee member, Quantum Information Processing.
  • 2014: Program Committee member, 14th Asian Quantum Information Science Conference.
  • 2014: Organizor, 2014 Mini-Workshop on Quantum information processing.
  • 2011: Co-organizor, Cambridge Summer Workshop.
  • 2010: Program Organizer Chair, 2010 International Workshop on Quantum Information Science.

Research Visit (2014 onward)

  • 2016: Nanjing University, Southeast University, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China (12-15 May)
  • 2016: Todd Brun, University of Southern California, USA (4-5 Apr)
  • 2016: Eric Chitambar, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA (27 Mar -1 Apr)
  • 2016: QuICS, University of Maryland, USA (14-18 Mar)
  • 2015: Stefano Rini, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (2-3 Nov)
  • 2015: Shunlong Luo, Chinese Academy of Science, China (19-31 Oct)
  • 2015: Shun Watanabe, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan (05-09 Oct)
  • 2015: Francesco Buscemi, Nagoya University, Japan (21-25 Sep)
  • 2015: Yonghui Li, University of Sydney, Australia (13 Aug)
  • 2015: Andrew Child, University of Maryland, USA (29-31 Jul)
  • 2015: Yaoyun Shi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (26-28 Jul)
  • 2015: Chih-Chun Wang, Purdue University, USA (23-25 Jul)
  • 2015: Eric Chitambar, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA (11-22 Jul)
  • 2015: Shengyu Zhang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (16 Jun)
  • 2015: Lawrence Ong and Sarah Johnson, University of Newcastle, Australia (02 Jun)
  • 2015: Richard Jozsa (and others in CQIF), University of Cambridge, UK (15 Apr -05 May)
  • 2015: Simone Severini, University of College London, UK (26-28 Apr) 
  • 2015: Ashley Montanaro, University of Bristol, UK (13-14 Apr)
  • 2015: Matthias Christandl, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (08-12 Apr) 
  • 2015: Robert Koenig and Michael Wolf, Technische Universität München, Germany (27-31 Mar)
  • 2015: Andreas Winter, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (12-27 Mar)
  • 2014: AMSS, Chinese Academic of Science, China (01-14 Sep)
  • 2014: Ray-Kuang Lee, National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan (28-29 Aug)
  • 2014: Eric Chitambar, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA (07-19 Jul)
  • 2014: AMSS, Chinese Academic of Science, China (06-26 Apr)
  • 2014: Ray-Kuang Lee, National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan (19 Feb-08 Mar)