I am the CEO and President of softwareQ Inc, and an Affiliate of the Institute for Quantum Computing.

I am involved in the CryptoWorks21 Quantum-Safe Cryptographic Infrastructure Program and I am a member of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Quantum-Safe Cryptography Standardization Group.

I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a PhD in Theoretical Physics. My advisor was Robert B. Griffiths.

Curriculum Vitae as of December 2022

"Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value"
Albert Einstein


Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
Email: vgheorgh AT gmail DOT com
Twitter: @vlad_hbar
Public Key (EdDSA 256 bit)


I am interested in quantum software and quantum architectures, applications of small-sized quantum computers (NISQ) to concrete optimization problems, fault-tolerant quantum processing, quantum communication, quantum and classical cryptography and classical/quantum separation.

Referee service

I am a referee/reviewer for: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Nature, Physical Review Letters, New Journal of Physics, Quantum, Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Information and Computation, Quantum Science and Technology, Physical Review A, Physics Letters A, International Journal of Quantum Information, Entropy, Optics Communications, IEEE Security & Privacy, IEEE Transactions on Quantum Engineering.

I also referee grant proposals and I am on the program committee of quantum computing conferences.


For an up-to-date list, please see my CV, my arXiv feed or my Google Scholar profile.


My personal GitHub repositories
The Quantum Software group at IQC

I contribute to open source software. Below is a list of some of my favourite projects/code snippets I developed:

Find me on Stackoverflow
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