**Gelo Noel M.Tabia**

**Reseach Fellow in Cryptography**

**Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu**

**Research Interests:**

*Quantum cryptography, Foundations of quantum mechanics, Quantum information theory*

##### University of Waterloo - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

**Major:** Ph.D., Physics (Quantum Information), October 2013

**Thesis:**"Geometry of Quantum State Space from Symmetric Informationally Complete Probabilities"

**Advisors:** Chris Fuchs, Norbert Lütkenhaus

##### National University of Singapore - Singapore

**Major:** M.Sc., Physics (Research), October 2009

**Thesis:** "Security of a Basis-Independent Scheme for Quantum Cryptography"

**Advisor:** Berthold-Georg Englert

**Major:** B.Sc. (Honours), Physics, June 2006

**Minor:** Mathematics

**Perimeter Institute PhD Award**, 2010-2013

**National University of Singapore Research Scholarship**, 2006-2008

**National University of Singapore Second Class Upper Honours in Physics**, 2006

**Singapore Scholarship (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)**, 2001-2006

##### Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu, Estonia

** Research Fellow in Cryptography ** - March 2014 to present

- Quantum cryptography research, particularly the post-quantum security of classical protocols

##### Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada

**Graduate Student Researcher** - September 2009 to March 2014

- Research into foundations of quantum mechanics, particularly the geometry of quantum states in terms of SIC-POVM probabilities

##### Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo, Canada

**Graduate Student Member ** - September 2009 to October 2013

- Quantum information research, particularly schemes for implementing SIC-POVMs with linear optics

##### Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore, Singapore

** Graduate Student Member ** - August 2006 to October 2009

- Quantum cryptography research, particularly a key distribution scheme using reference-frame-free qubits

##### National University of Singapore, Singapore

###### **Full-time Teaching Assistant** - August 2008 to June 2009

- Prepared tutorial material and taught discussion classes for general education
courses for non-physics majors:
- GEK1520 Understanding the Universe -- introduction to modern astronomy
- GEK2505 Taming Chaos -- general conecpts in chaos and nonlinear dynamics

**Lab Demonstrator** - August 2005 to April 2008

- Managed experiments for physics lab for Engineering majors and Experimental Physics for Physics juniors

**Member, American Physical Society**, 2009 to present

**Associate Member, Institute of Physics UK**, 2010 to present

**Member, Estonian Physical Society **, 2016 to present

G. N. M. Tabia,
"Recursive multiport schemes for implementing quantum algorithms with photonic integrated circuits,"
* Physical Review A * **93** (2016) 012323

G. Tabia, D. M. Appleby,
"Exploring the geometry of qutrit state space with SIC-POVMs,"
* Physical Review A * **88** (2013) 012131

G. N. M. Tabia,
"Experimental scheme for qubit and qutrit symmetric informationally complete positive
operator-valued measurements using multiport devices",
*Physical Review A* **86** (2012) 062107.

Z. E. D. Medendorp, F. A. Torres-Ruiz, L. K. Shalm, G. N. M. Tabia, C. A. Fuchs, A. M. Steinberg,
"Experimental characterization of qutrits using SIC-POVMs",
*Physical Review A* **83** (2011) 051801R.

G. Tabia, B.-G. Englert,
"Efficient Quantum Key Distribution with Trines of Reference-Frame-Free
Qubits,"
*Physics Letters A* **375** (2011) 817-822.

J. Suzuki, G. Tabia, B.-G. Englert,
"Symmetric Construction of Reference-Frame-Free Qudits,"
*Physical Review A* **78** (2008) 052328.

G. Tabia, R. Parwani,
"Universality in an Information-Theoretic Motivated Nonlinear Schrodinger
Equation,"
*IOP Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical* **40** (2007) 5621-5635.

Mayuresh Vivekanand Anand, Ehsan Ebrahimi Targhi, Gelo Noel Tabia, and Dominique Unruh,
"Post-Quantum Security of the CBC, CFB, OFB, CTR, and XTS Modes of Operation,"
* Proc. 7th International Workshop on Post-Quantum Cryptography (Fukuoka, Japan, February 24-26, 2016) *, **9606**
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer (2016) 44-63.

Ehsan Ebrahimi Targhi, Gelo Noel Tabia, and Dominique Unruh,
"Quantum Collision-Resistance of Non-Uniformly Distributed Functions,"
* Proc. 7th International Workshop on Post-Quantum Cryptography (Fukuoka, Japan, February 24-26, 2016) *, **9606**
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer (2016) 79-85.

"Recursive linear optical networks for realizing quantum algorithms" ,
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slides )
*American Physical Society March Meeting 2016,
* Baltimore Maryland, United States (14 - 18 March 2016).

"Quantum rewinding via phase estimation" ,
*American Physical Society March Meeting 2015,
* San Antonio, Texas, United States (2 - 6 March 2015).

"A Multiport Scheme for Performing SIC-POVMs",
*American Physical Society March Meeting 2013,
* Baltimore Maryland, United States (18 - 22 March 2013).

"Maximal Consistency and the Geometry of Quantum States",
*Graduate Student Research Conference
2012,* University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (25 April 2012).

"Quantum State Space as a Maximal Consistent Set",
*American Physical Society March Meeting 2012,
* Boston, Massachusetts, United States (27 February - 2 March 2012)

"Qutrits Under a Microscope",
*American Physical Society March Meeting 2011,*
Dallas, Texas, United States (21 - 25 March 2011).

"Representing Quantum States via Symmetric Informationally-complete Measurements",
*AQuA First Graduate Student Congress on Quantum Information and Computation,
Centre for Quantum Technologies,* National University of Singapore, Singapore (5 - 12 December 2010).

"Exploring Qutrits Through Symmetric Informationally Complete Measurements",

*American Physical Society March Meeting 2010,* Portland, Oregon, United States (15 - 19 March 2010).

"Recursive quantum algorithms for integrated optics",
* 19th Conference on Quantum Information Processing *,
Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada
(10-15 January 2016) .

* 21st Estonian Winter School in Computer Science (EWSCS),* Palmse, Estonia (28 February -- 4 March 2016)

* International Quantum Key Distribution Summer School ,* Institute for Quantum Computing,
Waterloo, Ontario Canada (17 - 21 August 2015)

*IEEE European School on Information Theory ,* Tallinn, Estonia (14 - 18 April 2014)

*The Quantum Landscape,* Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (27 - 31 May 2013)

*Workshop on Quantum Foundations in the Light of Quantum Information III,*
Centre de Recherches Mathmatiques (CRM), Universit de Montral, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (6 - 9 December 2011)

*11th Canadian Summer School on Quantum Information* and *"Practical linear optical schemes for
implementing qutrit SIC-POVMs"*, 8th Canadian Student Conference in Quantum Information,
Jouvence, Centre de Villegiature, Orford, Quebec, Canada (6 - 17 June 2011).

*Quantum Physics in Higher Dimensional Hilbert Spaces*, International Akademie Traunkirchen,
Klosterplatz 2, 4801 Traunkirchen, Austria (27 July - 1 August 2010).

*Mathematical Horizons for Quantum Physics*, Institute for Mathematical Sciences,
National University of Singapore, Singapore (28 July - 17 August 2008).

*Fourth Asia-Pacific Workshop and Third Asia-Pacific Conference on Quantum Information Science*,
Institute of Advanced Study, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (30 July - 2 August 2007).

*"Quantum state space as a maximal consistent set"*,
National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines (17 July 2012).

*"Maximal Consistent Sets and the Geometry of Physical State Space"*,
Graduate Student Seminar, Institute of Mathematics, University of the Philippines (9 July 2012).

*"Do quantum effects play a role in biology?"*, Physics 10 Undergraduate Seminar Series,
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo (5 June 2012).