Francesco Petruccione

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Francesco Petruccione is the South African Research Chair for Quantum Information Processing and Communication at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). At present, he is also Pro Vice-Chancellor for Big Data and Informatics at UKZN, one of the Deputy Directors of the National Institute for Theoretical Physics, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering of the Korean Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST). He is an elected member of the Academy of Sciences of South Africa, a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa, and a Fellow of UKZN.


Statistical Physics

Viewpoint: Neural Networks Take on Open Quantum Systems

Simulating a quantum system that exchanges energy with the outside world is notoriously hard, but the necessary computations might be easier with the help of neural networks. Read More »