Inviting PhD applicants in quantum computing

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Application deadline: 

Thursday, March 1, 2018

I am inviting Ph.D. applications in quantum algorithms, quantum cryptography and quantum complexity starting Fall 2018 in the Computer Science Department at Portland State University. Other areas of interests include post-quantum cryptography and generally theoretical computer science (TCS) starting Fall 2018. Competitive financial supports are available.

Portland State U is located in the heart of Portland, Oregon, one of America’s most dynamic cities. It gives unmatched access to career connections (e.g., Intel) and an internationally acclaimed culture scene. Recently, it’s becoming an emerging hub for IT industry and quantum computing.

A solid math background and strong interest in TCS are preferred. Suitable students from majors other than computer science (Math, Physics, Electrical Engineering etc.) are also encouraged to apply.

More information can be found at Feel free to email me for any questions at: fsong (at) (Please include PhD application in your subject)

Contact: Fang Song
Email: fsong at
Starting Date: Fall 2018
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018 (official date). However, review starts immediately upon receiving your complete application, so please start early.

Please refer to the application guideline here
- Master’s degree is NOT required for the PhD application. A Bachelor’s degree suffices.
- Please mention my name in your application, or preferably get in touch with me before/during the application process.