Lindsay Elizabeth Bassman Oftelie

Short Bio

Originally from New York City, Lindsay earned her BS in Computer Science from the University of Chicago, followed by a PhD in Physics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She recently received a Marie Curie Fellowship to carry out research into quantum thermodynamics using quantum computers with Michele Campisi here at NEST.

Research Interests

Quantum algorithms, quantum computing, quantum simulations, quantum thermodynamics

Selected Recent Projects

Developed a new algorithm to compute free energies with quantum computers; developed quantum circuit compression techniques for free fermionic models to accelerate their simulation with quantum computers

Selected Publications

Computing Free Energies with Fluctuation Relations on Quantum Computers
L. B. Oftelie, K. Klymko, D. Liu, N. M. Tubman, and W. A. de Jong
Physical Review Letters, 129, 130603 (2022).

Algebraic Compression of Quantum Circuits for Hamiltonian Evolution
E. Kokcu, D. Camps, L. Bassman, J. K. Freericks, W. A. de Jong, R. Van Beeumen, and A. F. Kemper
Physical Review A, 105, 032420 (2022).

An Algebraic Quantum Circuit Compression Algorithm for Hamiltonian Simulation
D. Camps, E. Kokcu, L. Bassman, J. K. Freericks, W. A. de Jong, R. Van Beeumen, and A. F. Kemper
SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications, 43, 1084 (2022).

Constant-Depth Circuits for Dynamic Simulations on Quantum Computers
L. Bassman, R. Van Beeumen, E. Younis, E. Smith, C. Iancu, and W. A. de Jong