Marc Davis

  • Program Year: 4
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Academic Advisor: Dirk Englund
  • Practicum(s):
    Argonne National Laboratory (2022)
  • Degree(s):
    B.A. Physics, and B.A. Computer Science, University of California Berkeley, 2020
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Scalable Quantum Networks: Congestion-Free Hierarchical Entanglement Routing with Error Correction (waiting for review - 2024)
Towards Distributed Quantum Computing by Qubit and Gate Graph Partitioning Techniques (Published in IEEE Quantum Week 2023)
Numerical Synthesis of Arbitrary Multi-Qubit Unitaries with Low T-Count (Master's Thesis published in the MIT library 2023)
LEAP: Scaling Numerical Optimization Based Synthesis Using an Incremental Approach (Published in ACM Transactions on Quantum Computing 2022)
Towards Optimal Topology Aware Quantum Circuit Synthesis, presented at IEEE Quantum Week 2020 (QCE20), paper to be published in the conference proceedings.
Heuristics for Quantum Compiling with a Continuous Gate Set (arXiv:1912.02727)
I gave a talk on my paper, "Heuristics for Quantum Compiling with a Continuous Gate Set" at the 3rd International Workshop on Quantum Compilation at the International Conference on Computer-Aided Design 2019.


IEEE Quantum Week 2020 Best Paper
Hackathon Prize Winner CalHacks 2019, CalHacks 2016, TreeHacks 2016