About me

I am currently doing my postdoc in Norbert Lütkenhaus’s optical quantum communication theory group, at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), University of Waterloo.

Previously, I was a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) at the University of Cambridge, where I worked with Hamza Fawzi. I received my PhD degree in quantum information from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS:QSI) in 2018, under the supervision of Prof. Runyao Duan and Prof. Mingsheng Ying.

My research interests include quantum information theory, quantum resource theory, quantum cryptography and optimization theory.

You can find me on Google Scholar and arXiv. My academic CV is available here.

Recent news

08/2020, our paper No-Go Theorems for Quantum Resource Purification (with Zi-Wen Liu) has been published in Physical Review Letters [highlighted as Editors’ Suggestion & Featured in Physics].

 07/2020, our paper The Sum-of-Squares Hierarchy on the Sphere, and Applications in Quantum Information Theory (with Hamza Fawzi) has been published in Mathematical Programming.

 03/2020 I have officially joined Norbert Lütkenhaus’s optical quantum communication theory group as a Postdoctoral Fellow, at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), University of Waterloo.

 02/2020, our new paper Finite Block Length Analysis on Quantum Coherence Distillation and Incoherent Randomness Extraction (with Masahito Hayashi) is available on arXiv.

 02/2020, our paper Chain Rule for the Quantum Relative Entropy (with Omar Fawzi, Renato Renner, David Sutter) has been published in Physical Review Letters.

01/2020, our works A Chain Rule for the Quantum Relative Entropy & Geometric Rényi Divergence and its Applications in Quantum Channel Capacities have been presented as a talk at QIP 2020.  Slides |  Video

Contact

Institute for Quantum Computing
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada

 fangfred11@gmail.com or kun.fang@uwaterloo.ca