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Dr Runyao Duan wins 2010 UTS ECR Grant (QCIS news)

Dr Runyao Duan, Director of the QCIS Quantum Computation Laborabotory, has won one of 18 ECR grants under the UTS Early Career Researcher Grants Scheme for 2010. In all, 52 applications were received.

02 March 2010

A paper by Dr Yuan Feng et al was accepted by POPL2011

The paper titled 'Bisimulation for quantum processes' by Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying was accepted by the 38th ACM SIGACT-SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL). POPL is the most prestigious conference in programming language theory, with the average Paper Acceptance Rate lower than 20%.

04 October 2010

Associate Professor Sanjiang Li – winner of the 2010 UTS Early Career Research Excellence Award.

The QC Lab and QCIS are very pleased to announce that A/Professor Sanjiang Li has won the inaugural 2010 UTS Early Career Research Excellence Award. Mor details on the awards, and the 2010 winners, can be found at:

07 October 2010

Finalists for the Chancellor's Medal for Exceptional Research.

Dr Runyao Duan, Dr Yuan Feng, and Prof Mingsheng Ying from the QC Lab were finalists for the UTS Chancellor's Medal for Exceptional Research. More information about the UTS medals and research awards can be found at:

07 October 2010

Prof Mingsheng Ying and Dr Yuan Feng have been successfully awarded an ARC Discovery Project.

The total amount of this project is AUD 300,000. The QC Lab congratulates Prof Ying and Yuan on their success!

25 October 2010

Dr Yuan Feng has been successfully awarded an ARC Future Fellowship.

The Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator the Hon Kim Carr, has determined the outcomes of the recent Australian Research Council Future Fellowships scheme round for funding commencing in 2010 . We are very pleased to announce that Dr Yuan Feng has won an ARC Future Fellowship, one of only three won by UTS.

17 November 2010

Research position available in Quantum Computation Laboratory

Two-year postdoctoral research position with expected start date in June 2011; Undertake research funded by the Australia Research Councils’ Discovery Project Scheme

21 March 2011

Two PhD Scholarships ($30K per year stipend) in Quantum Computation and Quantum Information available

QCL is now looking for two PhD students to conduct researchs in quantum computation and quantum information. Each student will be fully supported by a scholarship with annual tax-exempt stipend of $30,000 for three years full time with the possibility of a six months extension and will be awarded on a competitive basis. Closing date of Application: 1 December 2011

29 September 2011


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International Workshop on Quantum Computing and Quantum Information Processing 2012, 31 August - 2 September 2012, Beijing, China.

This workshop will focus on the recent advances in quantum computing and quantum information processing. It aims to provide a forum for international and Chinese researchers in these fields to exchange their latest research results.

31 August 2012

The 18th Conference on Quantum Information Processing (QIP2015)

QIP2015 will be held at UTS, Sydney, Australia from 12 to 16 January, 2015. Tutorial Sessions will be held from 10 to 11 January, 2015.

01 October 2014

Australia-Japan Workshop on Muti-user Quantum Networks 2014 (AJW2014)

The Australia-Japan workshop on Multi-user Quantum Networks 2014 (AJW2014) will be held from 22 to 24 October, 2014, UTS, Sydney, Australia.

07 October 2014

[seminar] Title: The Computational Complexity of Passive Linear Optics

Speaker: Jonathan P. Dowling, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University Time / Location: 3:30pm, July 15 (Wednesday) / CB11.06.408.FEITSeminarRoom, UTS

15 July 2015

[Group meeting] Progress report

Time: 1-3pm, June 17, 2015 Location: Meeting room, CB11.10.215

17 June 2015

[seminar] Title: On zero-error communication via quantum channels in the presence of noiseless feedback

Speaker: Runyao Duan, UTS Time & Location: 2pm, July 1st (Wednesday) / FEIT seminar room, CB11.06.408

01 July 2015

[seminar] Title: Average-case complexity versus approximate simulation of commuting quantum computations

Speaker: Micheal Bremner, UTS Time & Location: 2pm, June 25 (Thursday) / CB11.12.113.LargeMeetingRoom

25 June 2015

[seminar] Title: On Tree-Preserving Constraints

Speaker: Shufeng Kong, UTS Time / Location: 2:00pm, July 22 (Wednesday) / CB11.05.200

22 July 2015

[seminar] Title: New Characterizations of Matrix Phi-Entropies, Poincare and Sobolev Inequalities and an Upper Bound to Holevo Quantity

Speaker: Hao-Chung Cheng, UTS Time / Location: 3:30pm, July 29 (Wednesday) / CB11.06.408.FEITSeminarRoom, UTS

29 July 2015

[seminar] Talk: Perturbation Analysis in Verification of Discrete-Time Markov Chains

Speaker: Yuan Feng, UTS Time / Location: 2:00pm, 19 August (Wednesday) / CB11.06.408.FEITSeminarRoom, UTS

19 August 2015

[seminar] Title: Topological phases of one-dimensional quantum walks

Speaker: Prof Reinhard Werner, Leibniz University of Hannover Time: 2pm, Wednesday September 9, Location: University of Technology Sydney, CB02.04.11 (Building 2, level 4, room 11)

09 September 2015

[seminar] Title: On Distributive Subalgebras of Qualitative Spatial and Temporal Calculi

Speaker: Sanjiang Li, UTS Time / Location: 2:00pm, 16 September (Wednesday) / CB11.06.408 FEIT Seminar Room, UTS

16 September 2015

[seminar] Title: Distinguishability of quantum operations and numerical ranges

Speaker: Yinan Li, UTS Time / Location: 2:00pm, 23 September (Wednesday) / CB11.05.100

23 September 2015

[seminar] Reasoning about Epistemic Dynamics on Probabilistic Multiagent Systems

Speaker: Lei Song, UTS Time / Location: 2pm, Oct 7 (WED)/ CB11.06.408 FEIT Seminar Room, UTS

07 October 2015

[seminar] Activated zero-error classical capacity of quantum channels in the presence of quantum no-signalling correlations

Speaker: Xin Wang, UTS Time/Location: 2pm, 21 Oct (WED) / CB11.06.408, FEIT Seminar Room

21 October 2015

[seminar] Quantum matching problems

Speaker: Youming Qiao, UTS Time/Location: 2-3pm, 28 Oct 2015 (WED) / CB11.10.215, Meeting room

28 October 2015

[seminar] The Jones Polynomial and Quantum Computing

Speaker: Ryan Mann, UTS Time/Location: Nov. 18 (WED), 2pm-3pm / CB11.12.113.LargeMeetingRoom

18 November 2015

[seminar] Channel Simulation and Coded Source Compression

Speaker: Min-Hsiu Hsieh, UTS Time/Location: Nov. 25, 2015, 2-3pm / CB11.06.408, FEITSeminar Room

25 November 2015

[seminar] Quantum privacy preserving data mining

Speaker: Shenggang Ying, UTS Time/Location: 2 Dec 2015 (Wed), 2-3pm / CB11.06.408, FEIT Seminar Room

02 December 2015

[seminar] Applying Formal Methods in Trust and Security systems

Time: 10:30am to 11:30am, 14 Dec 2015 (Mon) Location: CB11.12.113 Speaker: Dr. Yang Liu, Nanyang Technological University

14 December 2015

[seminar] The Limit Theorem of Quantum Markov Chians

Speaker: Ji Guan, UTS Time/Location: 2pm to 3pm, 16 Dec 2015 (Wed) / CB11.06.408, FEIT Seminar Room

16 December 2015

[seminar] Game Theory for Security: Challenges and Recent Progress

Time: 3pm to 4pm, 16 Dec 2015 (Wed) Location: CB11.06.408, FEIT Seminar Room Speaker: Dr. Bo An, Nanyang Technological University

16 December 2015

[seminar] On Ordering Spatio-Temporal Sequences to meet Transition Constraints

Speaker: Michael Sioutis, University of Artois and CNRS Time/Location: 2-3pm, 6 Jan 2016 (Wed) / CB11.06.408, FEIT Seminar Room

06 January 2016

[seminar] Three aspects of the non-classical behaviour of the quantum channel capacities

Speaker: Sergii Strelchuk, University of Cambridge Time / Location: 3:30 - 4:30pm, 6 Jan 2016 (Wed) / CB10.02.470, UTS

06 January 2016

[seminar] Encoding Large RCC8 Scenarios Using Rectangular Pseudo-Solutions

Speaker: Zhiguo Long, UTS Time / Location: 2-3pm, 20 Jan 2016 (Wed) / CB11.06.408, FEIT Seminar Room

20 January 2016

[seminar] Zero-knowledge proofs for QMA

Speaker: Zhengfeng Ji, UTS Time/Location: Feb 24 (WED), 2-3pm / CB10.02.320, UTS

24 February 2016