Adjunct Professor (2014-2018)

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Brad Lackey was an Adjunct Professor in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) and a cryptographic designer and mathematician with the Department of Defense. His research focuses on the interface between quantum algorithm development, quantum information theory and computer science, and the design and analysis of post-quantum cryptographic protocols. Brad earned his doctoral degree in mathematics from the University of Houston. He currently works for Microsoft.

“Quantum Lego: Building Quantum Error Correction Codes from Tensor Networks”, PRX Quantum, vol. 3, no. 2, p. 020332, 2022. ,

“Approximate Bacon-Shor Code and Holography”, Journal of High Energy Physics, vol. 2021, 2021. ,

“Quantum Lattice Sieving”, 2021. ,

“Fast optimization algorithms and the cosmological constant”, Physical Review D, vol. 96, no. 10, p. 103512, 2017. ,

“Mapping contrained optimization problems to quantum annealing with application to fault diagnosis”, Frontiers in ICT, vol. 3, p. 14, 2016. ,

“Adiabatic optimization versus diffusion Monte Carlo”, Physical Review A, vol. 94, p. 042318, 2016. ,

“Discrete optimization using quantum annealing on sparse Ising models”, Frontiers in Physics, vol. 2, p. 56, 2014. ,

“On Galilean connections and the first jet bundle”, Central European Journal of Mathematics, vol. 10, pp. 1889–1895, 2012. ,

“On the Gauss–Bonnet Formula in Riemann–Finsler Geometry”, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, vol. 34, pp. 329–340, 2002. ,

“Metric Equivalence of Path Spaces”, Nonlinear Studies, vol. 7, no. 2, 2000. ,

“A model of trophodynamics”, Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, vol. 35, pp. 37–57, 1999. ,