**Research Group Leader**

*ISI Foundation
Via Alassio 11/c
10126 Torino, Italy
(+39) 011 6603090 ext. 202
Jac*

*ob.Biamonte[at]qubit.org*

## Research Interests

- Mathematical physics, network theory, tensor network states, chemical reaction networks
- Computational and Hamiltonian complexity theory, circuit theory and connections to condensed matter physics, adiabatic quantum computation
- Quantum algorithms to simulate many-body physics and
*ab initio*chemistry on a quantum computer, - Quantum network theory, mathematical network theory, chiral quantum walks

**Biography**

I lead the Theory Group at the ISI Foundation in Turin Italy.

150 word workshop/conference biography

longer NSF style biography

**Professional Memberships**

Azimuth Project

American Physical Society

IEEE committee task force on quantum computing (invited)

Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi)

**Links**

My old St Peter’s College Oxford staff page

My old page at Oxford University

My old page at Harvard

**Editorial Boards**

Frontiers in Physics

Natural Computing

Theoretical Computer Science

Frontiers in Quantum Computing

Journal of Complex Networks

**Experience**

Guest lecturer, Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), University of Waterloo

Lecturer in Physics, St Peter’s College, University of Oxford

EPSRC Funded Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Oxford

Research Assistant, University of Oxford

Doctorate from the University of Oxford

Research Fellow, Harvard University

Research Physicist/Consultant, D-Wave Systems, Inc. The Quantum Computing Company

**A Few Talks**

Invariant Theory for Matrix Product States, Networking Tensor Networks: many-body systems and simulations, May 2012, Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual, Benasque Spain. [Slides PPT and PDF]

Quantum versus Classical Network Structure and Function, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Science (IIIS), Center for Quantum Information (CQI), (2011). [PDF of slides]. [YouKu Video]

Penrose Graphical Notation for Tensor Network States, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Seminar Archive (PIRSA), (2011). [PDF of slides],http://pirsa.org/11080059/ (multiple media formats).

**Books**

A Course on Quantum Techniques for Stochastic Mechanics

with John Baez

235 pages, (2012)

http://arxiv.org/abs/1209.3632

Tensor Networks in Quantum Theory

with Ville Bergholm

152 pages, (2014) [draft version]

**Five Representative Publications**

Categorical Tensor Network States

with Stephen R.Clark and Dieter Jaksch

AIP Advances 1(4), 042172 (2011)

Racing a quantum computer through Minkowski spacetime

J. Phys. Conf. Ser. Vol. 1. No. 229. Pages 012020. 2010.

Towards quantum chemistry on a quantum computer

with B. P. Lanyon et al.,

Nature Chem. No. 2. Pages 106–111. 2010.

Realizable Hamiltonians for universal adiabatic quantum computers

with Peter J. Love

Physical Review A 78‚ 012352. 2008.

Non−perturbative k−body to two−body commuting conversion Hamiltonians and embedding problem instances into Ising spins

Physical Review A 77‚ 052331. 2008.

For a complete publication list follow this link. For a list of the publications that the group has produced since I joined ISI in January of 2012, click here.