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Layla Hormozi

Scientist, Group Lead, Quantum Computing, Computational Science Init

Layla Hormozi

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Computational Science Init
Bldg. 725, Room 151
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-6189
hormozi@bnl.gov

Layla Hormozi is a theoretical physicist, interested in the intersection of condensed matter physics and quantum information theory.

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Expertise

Quantum Information and Condensed Matter Theory 

Research Activities

  • Complexity of quantum systems 
  • Topological error-correcting codes
  • Classification, realization, and detection of topological phases

Education

Ph.D., Physics, Florida State University, 2007
B.S., Physics, Sharif University of Technology, 2001

Professional Appointments

2019 – present, Group Leader, Quantum Computing Group, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
2018 – present, Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
2018, Visiting Scientist, Institute for Quantum Computing, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
2014 – 2016, Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
2012 – 2014, Marie Curie Fellow, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
2011 – 2012, Postdoc, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
2007 – 2011, Postdoc, Joint Quantum Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Maryland, Gaithersburg, MD

Selected Publications

  • Hormozi L, Brown EW, Carleo G, Troyer M (2017) Nonstoquastic Hamiltonians and quantum annealing of an Ising spin glass. Physical Review B. doi: 10.1103/physrevb.95.184416
  • Möller G, Hormozi L, Slingerland J, Simon SH (2014) Josephson-coupled Moore-Read states. Physical Review B. doi: 10.1103/physrevb.90.235101
  • Hormozi L, Möller G, Simon SH (2012) Fractional Quantum Hall Effect of Lattice Bosons Near Commensurate Flux. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.108.256809
  • Hormozi L, Bonesteel NE, Simon SH (2009) Topological Quantum Computing with Read-Rezayi States. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.103.160501
  • Hormozi L, Zikos G, Bonesteel NE, Simon SH (2007) Topological quantum compiling. Physical Review B. doi: 10.1103/physrevb.75.165310
  • Simon SH, Bonesteel NE, Freedman MH, Petrovic N, Hormozi L (2006) Topological Quantum Computing with Only One Mobile Quasiparticle. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.96.070503
  • Bonesteel NE, Hormozi L, Zikos G, Simon SH (2005) Braid Topologies for Quantum Computation. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.95.140503

Awards & Recognition

  • European Commission’s Marie Curie Research Fellowship (2012–2014).
  • National Research Council’s Postdoctoral Fellowship (2008–2010).
  • Florida State University’s Dirac-Hellman Award (2006).
     
Layla Hormozi

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Computational Science Init
Bldg. 725, Room 151
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-6189
hormozi@bnl.gov

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