University Research Chair awarded to William Slofstra

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

William Slofstra
A researcher in the Department of Pure Mathematics is among the latest winners of a University Research Chair.

Awarded by the Office of the Provost, a University Research Chair recognizes exceptional achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge.

William Slofstra, an assistant professor of pure mathematics and a faculty member with the Institute for Quantum Computing, works in the field of mathematics of quantum information and computation.

Slofstra’s work sets out to understand the limits of solvable and unsolvable problems relevant to quantum computing, helping to bridge the theoretical and practical gap between quantum mechanics and computer science.

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