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.

"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
My PGP/GPG public key has key ID 0xA45F888F and fingerprint 5DD2 CB49 E895 59C9 CF4D CE27 429E 7839 A45F 888F. You can download my key from my website and cross-check my key on keybase.io. My PGP key was created on July 6, 2023.


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 X Quantum, 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 Google Scholar profile.


My personal GitHub repositories

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

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