Gorjan Alagic

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Assistant Research Professor
3100E Atlantic Building
(301) 314-1763

Gorjan Alagic is an assistant research professor at QuICS and UMIACS. His research lies at the intersection of theoretical computer science and mathematics, with a particular focus on quantum algorithms and cryptography. In quantum algorithms, he studies computational problems related to topology and algebra. In cryptography, his interests include quantum-secure cryptographic primitives and program obfuscation. Gorjan previously held research positions at Caltech, the University of Waterloo, and the University of Copenhagen. He did his doctorate work with Alexander Russell at the University of Connecticut.

Publications

2017

2016

G. Alagic, Broadbent, A., Fefferman, B., Gagliardoni, T., Schaffner, C., and Jules, M. St., Computational Security of Quantum Encryption, in Computational Security of Quantum Encryption. In: Nascimento A., Barreto P. (eds) Information Theoretic Security. , 2016.

2014

G. Alagic, Jeffery, S., and Jordan, S. P., Partial-indistinguishability obfuscation using braids, In Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography (TQC14). 2014.
G. Alagic, Bapat, A., and Jordan, S. P., Classical simulation of Yang-Baxter gates, 9th Conference on the Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography (TQC 2014), vol. 27, pp. 161-175, 2014.

2011

S. P. Jordan and Alagic, G., Approximating the Turaev-Viro Invariant of Mapping Tori is Complete for One Clean Qubit, In Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography (TQC11). 2011.

2010