The Quantum Information and Computation Initiative (QICI) of the Computer Science Department at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) invites applications for PhD Fellowships for the academic year 2020/2021.
HKU is a leading research university, ranked 25th in the latest QS World University Rankings. QICI is home to a vibrant research community, organised in two research groups led by Professors Giulio Chiribella and Ravi Ramanathan. The research environment at QICI is enriched by multiple international collaborations, with particularly strong ties with research groups at the Universities of Oxford and Gdansk. We support an open research culture, where original thinking and academic merit are encouraged and nurtured.
We welcome candidates with backgrounds in Computer Science, and/or Physics, and/or Mathematics.
Possible areas of PhD research include foundations of quantum mechanics, quantum cryptography, quantum Shannon theory, quantum causality, and device-independent quantum information processing.
For more information, check the QICI website https://qift.weebly.com/
The Computer Science PhD Programme offers top-notch education and mentorship in all aspects of career development. The positions are awarded on a competitive basis and are fully funded for up to 4 years. Applications are encouraged from all backgrounds, nationalities, and genders.
Outstanding applicants will be supported for additional funding from the prestigious Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/index.html).
Deadline for Applications: August 31st 2019
Application link: https://i.cs.hku.hk/~gradappl/index.html
Post-deadline applications will be considered, but only applications submitted before the deadline are eligible for the Hong Kong Fellowship Scheme. For post-deadline applications, please contact directly the intended supervisor.