Scott Aaronson


I'm an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, affiliated with CSAIL. My research interests center around the capabilities and limits of quantum computers, and computational complexity theory more generally.

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Personal

Research

Pedagogy

Students

  • Andrew Drucker: PhD, graduated August 2012, now Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago (visiting Edinburgh)
  • Michael Forbes: graduated April 2014, now a postdoc at the Simons Institute, UC Berkeley (co-advised with Amir Shpilka)
  • Alex Arkhipov: PhD, in progress
  • Adam Bouland: PhD, in progress
  • Mohammad Bavarian: PhD, in progress (co-advised with Madhu Sudan)
  • Luke Schaeffer: PhD, in progress
  • Shalev Ben-David: PhD, in progress

Postdocs

Contact

    MIT 32-G638
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)-833-2349
    Fax: (617)-258-8682

    The best way to reach me is via email:
    aaronson at csail dot mit dot edu