Professor Richard Jozsa


  • 2010-date:  Leigh Trapnell Professor of Quantum Physics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.
  • 2010-date:  Fellow, King's College, Cambridge.
  • 1999-2009: Professor of Computer Science, University of Bristol.
  • 1997-1999: Professor of Mathematical Physics, University of Plymouth.
  • 1994-1996: Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Plymouth.
  • 1992-1993: Research Fellow, DIRO, University of Montreal.
  • 1982-1992: Post-doctoral and teaching positions at University of Oxford, McGill University, Sydney University, U.N.S.W., Adelaide University, Flinders University of South Australia, RMIT Melbourne.
  • 1981:  D.Phil.(Oxon). Thesis: "Models in Categories and Twistor Theory", supervisor: Roger Penrose.


Quantum Computation, Quantum Algorithms and Computational Complexity, Quantum Information Theory.

Selected Publications

  • D. Deutsch and R. Jozsa (1992) "Rapid Solution of Problems by Quantum Computation"  Proc. Roy.

    Soc. Lond. A439, p553-558.
  • C. Bennett, G. Brassard, C. Crepeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres and W. Wootters (1993) "Teleporting an

    Unknown Quantum State via Dual Classical and EPR Channels"  Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, p1895-1899.
  • R. Jozsa, D. Robb and W. Wootters (1994) "Lower Bound for Accessible Information in Quantum

    Mechanics" Phys. Rev. A49, p668-677.
  • R. Jozsa and B. Schumacher (1994) "A New Proof of the Quantum Noiseless Coding Theorem"  J.

    Modern Optics 41, p2343-2350.
  • A. Ekert and R. Jozsa (1996) "Quantum Computation and Shor's Factoring Algorithm'' Reviews of

    Modern Physics 68, p733-753.

  • R. Jozsa (1998) "Quantum Algorithms and the Fourier Transform''  Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A454,


  • R. Jozsa, M. Horodecki, P. Horodecki and R. Horodecki (1998) "Universal Quantum Information

    Compression'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, p1714-1717.
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