Annie Wei

  • Program Year: 3
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Quantum Information/Quantum Algorithms
  • Academic Advisor: Aram Harrow
  • Practicum(s):
    Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    M.S. Physics, University of Waterloo, 2017; B.A. Computer Science and Physics, Harvard University, 2016

Publications

Annie Y. Wei, Preksha Naik, Jesse Thaler, and Aram W. Harrow. Quantum algorithms for jet clustering. arXiv:1908.08949. In preparation.

Aram W. Harrow and Annie Y. Wei. Adaptive quantum simulated annealing for Bayesian inference and estimating partition functions. arXiv:1907.09965. To appear in Proceedings of the 31st Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (2020).

Ryan Babbush, Dominic W. Berry, Ian D. Kivlichan, Annie Y. Wei, Peter J. Love, and Alan Aspuru-Guzik. Exponentially more precise quantum simulation of fermions I: Quantum chemistry in second quantization. arXiv:1506.01020. New Journal of Physics 18 (2016): 033032.

Ryan Babbush, Dominic W. Berry, Yuval R. Sanders, Ian D. Kivlichan, Artur Scherer, Annie Y. Wei, Peter J. Love, and Alan Aspuru-Guzik. Exponentially more precise quantum simulation of fermions in the CI matrix representation. arXiv:1506.01029. Quantum Science and Technology 3 (2017): 1.

Awards

Phi Beta Kappa (2016)
Harvard College Scholar (2015, 2014)
NSF GRFP Fellowship (declined)
Finalist for Hertz Fellowship (2017)
Finalist for PD Soros Fellowship (2017)