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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.

“Optimal ancilla-free Clifford+T approximation of z-rotations”, Quantum Information and Computation, vol. 16, no. 11-12, pp. 901-953, 2016. ,

“Programming the Quantum Future”, Communications of the ACM, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 52-61, 2015. ,

“Optimal ancilla-free Clifford+V approximation of z-rotations”, Quantum Information and Computation, vol. 15, no. 11-12, pp. 932-950, 2015. ,

“An Introduction to Quantum Programming in Quipper”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7948, pp. 110-124, 2013. ,

“Quipper: A Scalable Quantum Programming Language”, ACM SIGPLAN Notices, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 333-342, 2013. ,

“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. ,