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Eric Chitambar

 Eric Chitambar
Eric Chitambar
Associate Professor
358 Coordinated Science Lab

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  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2010
  • M.S. in Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2008
  • B.S. Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 2005

Course Development

  • ECE 498EC: Quantum Information Processing Theory, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Short Courses

  • ``Illinois Quantum Computing Summer School,'' Discovery Partners Institute, Chicago: June 17-20, 2019.

Research Areas

  • Cryptographic systems and protocols
  • Information theory
  • Lasers and optical physics

Research Topics

  • Quantum optics, cryptography, information, and computing

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Service on University Committees

  • Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center (IQUIST) - Scientific advisor board (2018 -- Present).

Courses Taught

  • ECE 120 - Introduction to Computing
  • ECE 313 - Probability with Engrg Applic
  • ECE 487 - Intro Quantum Electr for EEs
  • ECE 498 - Quantum Info Processing Theory
  • MATH 362 - Probability with Engrg Applic