Olivia Di Matteo

Olivia Di Matteo

Assistant Professor
BSc (Lakehead), MSc (Waterloo), PhD (Waterloo)

Office: KAIS 3043
Email: olivia@ece.ubc.ca
Phone: 604 822 6660




Olivia Di Matteo will be joining the Electrical and Computer Engineering department as an Assistant Professor in January 2022. She obtained her PhD at the University of Waterloo and Institute for Quantum Computing in 2019 in Physics (Quantum Information). Following her PhD she worked as a Quantum Information Science Associate at TRIUMF, and subsequently as a Quantum Computing Educator and Researcher at the Toronto-based quantum startup Xanadu.

Research Interests

Quantum computing: compilation, circuits and algorithms; tomography and characterization; open-source quantum software; education.


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