Xiaodi Wu is an assistant professor of computer science in the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS).
As a QuICS Fellow, he will continue his work on the theoretical aspects of quantum information and computation, which includes classical and quantum cryptography, quantum communication, quantum algorithms, and more.
Prior to coming to UMD, Wu was an assistant professor in the Computer and Information Science Department at the University of Oregon.
He was also a postdoctoral associate at MIT and a Simons Research Fellow at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at Berkeley. Additionally, Wu spent two summers at the Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo as a student intern.
Wu received his doctorate in theoretical computer science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2013.