Neil Julien Ross

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Hartree Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2017)
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Neil Julien Ross was a QuICS Hartree Postdoctoral Fellow in quantum information and computer science. In his research, Ross investigated the algebraic structures that arise in quantum computation. Recently, he had been particularly interested in the study of quantum circuits and quantum programming languages. Ross has co-authored several academic articles, including "Programming the Quantum Future," "Optimal Ancilla-free Clifford+T Approximations of z-Rotations," and "Quipper: A Scalable Quantum Programming Language." Ross received his doctoral degree in mathematics from Dalhousie University in 2015. After QuICS, he continued on as an Assistant Professor in Math at Dalhousie.





A. M. Childs, Maslov, D., Nam, Y., Ross, N. J., and Su, Y., Toward the first quantum simulation with quantum speedup, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 115 , pp. 9456-9461, 2018.


N. J. Ross and Selinger, P., Optimal ancilla-free Clifford+T approximation of z-rotations, Quantum Information and Computation, vol. 16, no. 11-12, pp. 901-953, 2016.


S. D. Alexander, Ross, N. J., Selinger, P., Smith, J. M., and Valiron, B., Programming the Quantum Future, Communications of the ACM, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 52-61, 2015.
N. J. Ross, Optimal ancilla-free Clifford+V approximation of z-rotations, Quantum Information and Computation, vol. 15, no. 11-12, pp. 932-950, 2015.



A. S. Green, Lumsdaine, P. LeFanu, Ross, N. J., Selinger, P., and Valiron, B., An Introduction to Quantum Programming in Quipper, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7948, pp. 110-124, 2013.


D. Mazza and Ross, N. J., Full Abstraction for Set-Based Models of the Symmetric Interaction Combinators, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures, vol. 7213, pp. 316-330, 2012.