Prof. Dr. Leandro Aolita
9639, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Prof. Aolita is Executive Director of the Quantum Algorithms division. Prior to joining the Technology Innovation Institute, he was a tenured Associate Professor of Physics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where he was leading a group on Quantum Information Theory and was a grantee of the highly competitive Serrapilheira Institute. Before that, in Europe, he has been a Marie Curie Fellow at the Free University of Berlin and a Juan de la Cierva Fellow at the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Barcelona. His interests are quantum information and computation theory, with current focus on quantum algorithms.