Andrew Childs

Director & PI

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Andrew Childs is a professor of computer science at the University of Maryland and is the director of the NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation. He also serves as co-director of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science. His main research interests are in the theory of quantum information processing, especially quantum algorithms. Childs received his doctorate in physics from MIT in 2004.