Yi-Kai Liu

Senior Investigator

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Yi-Kai Liu is co-director of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science and an adjunct associate professor in the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Maryland. He is also a staff scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Liu’s research focuses on quantum computation and theoretical computer science, in particular, quantum algorithms and complexity, quantum state tomography, machine learning and quantum cryptography. He received his doctorate in computer science from UC San Diego in 2007.