Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992 – 1995
    Undergraduate degree in Physics, Department of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria

  • 1992 – 1995
    Undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Austria

  • 1994 – 1995
    Exchange student in the graduate program in Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

  • 1995 – 1996
    DEA (Masters) in Algebra, Department of Mathematics, Universit´e de Paris 6, "Pièrre et Marie Curie", Paris, France

  • 1996 – 1997
    DEA (Masters) in Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, Ecole Normale Sup`erieure, Paris, France

  • 1997 – 1998
    Teaching Assistant, University of California, Berkeley

  • 1997 – 2001
    Ph.D., Thesis: "Universal Noiseless Quantum Computation: Theory and Applications", Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

  • 1997 – 2001
    Ph.D. in Computer Science, Thesis: "Quantum Computing: Random Walks and Entanglement", Département Informatique et Réseaux, Ecole Nationale Superieure TELECOM

  • 1999 – 2001
    Research Assistant, University of California, Berkeley

  • 2001 – 2010
    CNRS-Researcher, affiliated with LRI, Computer Science Department, Universit´e de Paris-Sud, France; promoted CR1 from Oct. 2005

  • 2002 – 2003
    Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley, Computer Science Division and Dept. of Chemistry

  • 2003 – 2004
    on leave to the University of California, Berkeley (Postdoctoral Fellow)

  • 2007 – 2009
    Senior lecturer (Assistant Professor), School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University

  • Since 2009
    Associate Professor with tenure, School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University

  • Since 2010
    CNRS Senior Researcher (tenured), affiliated with LIAFA, Univ. of Paris 7, France

Selected publications

Selected projects


  • co-PI (together with Oded Regev), Grant of the Wolfson Family Charitable Trust, 2009 – 2010

  • Principal Investigator (single), ERC Starting Independent Researcher grant, 2008 – 2013

  • Principal Investigator (single), Israeli Science Foundation grant, 2007 – 2011

  • co-PI, QAP (Qubit Applications, Integrated Project of the European Union), 2005 – 2010

  • Principal Investigator, Grant of the Ministry of Science, France, "Information Security: Quantum Networks", LRI and INRIA, 2003 – 2006

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Program and Steering Committees:

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of QIPC’09 (International Conference on Quantum Information

    Processing and Communication, Rome, Italy)

  • Member of the Program Committee of TPNC’12, CCC’12, AQIS’10, QIP’10, UC’09, QIP’09, AQIS’07, CiE’07, QIP’06

  • Member (2005 – 2007) of the steering committee of the GDR "Information et Communication Quantique" (assembles several research groups in quantum information in France, one yearly workshop)


  • Organizer and chair of the topical session ”Quantum Information”, QMath’10, Hradec Kralove, Czechia, 2010

  • Co-organiser of the Advanced School in Quantum Information Processing, Montreal, Canada, 2010

  • Member of the Jury for ”Mathematics and ...” , Vienna Science and Technology Fund, 2009

  • Organizer and chair of WOCS’08: TAU Women in Computer Science Workshop, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 2008

  • Co-organiser of the 9th Conference "Quantum Information Processing (QIP’06)", Paris, Jan. 2006

  • Referee for STOC, FOCS, NATURE, SCIENCE, Journal of the ACM (JACM), SIAM Journal of Computing (SICOMP), CCC, ICALP, RANDOM, STACS, TAMC, ICS, IEEE Transactions on Computing,

    TCS, EQIS, ITW, ASPLOS, SOFSEM, Physical Review A, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review E, Communications Math. Phys., Journal of Statistical Physics, Quantum Information and Computation (QIC), Quantum Information Processing (QIP), IJQI

  • Panel member for National Science Foundation, USA, 2003

  • Evaluator for Ministry of Science, France, (2003, 2006, 2008), Israeli Science Foundation (2004), National Science Foundation USA (2008), European Commission (2008), Canadian Research Foundation (2008), US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (2011)

  • Organizer of the Berkeley Seminar for Quantum Computation and Information (2000 – 2002), Organizer of the Algo-Seminar at LRI (2005 – 2007), Organizer of the Tel Aviv Theory Seminar (2007 – 2008)


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