Dr Alberto Peruzzo

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 7697
Fax +61 2 9351 7726

Website Room 303A, A28 Physics Building | The University of Sydney | NSW | 2006

Biographical details

  • 2014 Senior Lecturer, School of Physics, University of Sydney
  • 2013 Lecturer, School of Physics, University of Sydney
  • 2012-13 Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow, joint Engineering-Physics, University of Bristol
  • 2012 Research Assistant, University of Bristol
  • 2012 PhD in Physics,University of Bristol
  • 2010 Invited Visiting Scholar, Macquarie University
  • 2008 Research Assistant at LUXOR Labs, University of Padova
  • 2008 Master degree in Computer Engineering, University of Padova
  • 2006 Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, University of Padova
  • 2000-03 Project Manager Junior in pharmaceutical and chemical plants design at Novartis, Miteni and Enichem, TNC Tecnoconsulting

Research interests

Dr Peruzzo's research spans from engineering photonic quantum information and communication technologies to studying quantum effects in biological, chemical and physical systems.

Selected Publications and Preprints
  1. A variational eigenvalue solver on a photonic quantum processor, A. Peruzzo, J. McClean, P. Shadbolt, M.-H. Yung, X.-Q. Zhou, P. Love, A. Aspuru-Guzik, J. O'Brien, Nature Communications, 5:4213, (2014)
  2. A Quantum Delayed-Choice Experiment, A. Peruzzo, P. Shadbolt, N. Brunner, S. Popescu and J. O'Brien, Science 338, 634-637 (2012)
  3. Generating, manipulating and measuring entanglement and mixture with a reconfigurable photonic circuit, P. J. Shadbolt, M. R. Verde, A. Peruzzo, A. Politi, A. Laing, M. Lobino, J. F. C. Matthews and J. L. O'Brien, Nature Photonics, 6, 45-49, (2012)
  4. Adding control to arbitrary unknown quantum operations, X.-Q. Zhou, T. C. Ralph, P. Kalasuwan, M. Zhang, A. Peruzzo, B. P. Lanyon and J. L. O'Brien, Nature Communications, 2:413, (2011)
  5. Multimode quantum interference of photons in multiport integrated devices, A. Peruzzo, A. Laing, A. Politi, T. Rudolph and J. L. O'Brien, Nature Communications, 2:224, (2011)
  6. Quantum walks of correlated photons, A. Peruzzo, M. Lobino, J. C. F. Matthews, N. Matsuda, A. Politi, K. Poulios, X.-Q. Zhou, Y. Lahini, N. Ismail, K. Wörhoff, Y. Bromberg, Y. Silberberg, M. G. Thompson and J. L. O'Brien, Science, 329, 1500-1503 45-49, (2010)

Teaching and supervision

PhD students:

  • Miss Zixin Huang
  • Mr Robert Chapman

Research assistant:

  • Mr Owen Brasier

Honours students:

  • Mr Frank Paino

Undergarduate project students:

  • Mr Akib Karim
  • Mr Daniel Naoumenko
  • Mr David Merrick Long
  • Mr Ryan Thomas
  • Mr Tzu-Heng Hung

Awards and honours

  • 2014 ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award
  • 2013 University of Sydney DVC Research Fellowship
  • 2012-17 Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship
  • 2012 Faculty of Science Commendation of Excellence for PhD thesis, University of Bristol
  • 2009-11 Oxford Quantum Computing - IP Commercialization Company PhD Studentship
  • 2008-09 EPSRC UK Research Council PhD Studentship
  • 2008 Fondazione Aldo Gini Award
  • 2008 Commendation for Master’s degree final mark 110/110 Summa cum Laude, University of Padova
  • 2006-08 Inpdap Scholarship
  • 2003-07 Undergaduate Scholarship from Regione Veneto

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