... Yasser Omar

Researcher

Yasser Omar

Academic position: Associate Professor
Joining date: 31-12-2006
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Physics of Information and Quantum Technologies - Lx

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Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Oxford University, 01-01-2003
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-01-1998
  • Y. Omar, M. Mohseni, Gregory S. Engel Engel, Martin B. Plenio Plenio, Quantum Effects in Biology, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014,
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  • A. Sernadas, P. Mateus, Y. Omar, Quantum computation and information, Chapter in, A portrait of state-of-the-Art Research at the Technical University of Lisbon, pages 46-65, M.S. Pereira, Springer, 2007
  • M. L. Almeida, Y. Omar, V. Vieira, Introduction to entanglement and applications to the simulation of many-body quantum systems, Chapter in, Strongly Correlated Systems, Coherence and Entanglement, J. M. P. Carmelo, J. M. B. Lopes dos Santos, V. Rocha Vieira and P. D. Sacramento, World Scientific Publishing, 2007
  • P. Mateus, Y. Omar, A quantum algorithm for closest pattern matching, Chapter in, Quantum Information Processing - From Theory to Experiment, volume 199 of NATO Sciense Series, IIIComputer and Systems Sciences, pages 180-183, D. Angelakis, M. Christandl, A. Ekert, A. Kay and S. Kulik, IOS Press, 2006
  • L.N. Novo, S. Chakraborty, AA Ambainis, Y. Omar, Spatial search by quantum walk is optimal for almost all graphs, Granada Seminar, Granada, Spain, Vol., pp. -, June, 2017 | BibTex
  • S. Chakraborty, L.N. Novo, S. Di Giorgio, Y. Omar, Optimal quantum spatial search on random temporal networks, Granada Seminar, Granada, Spain, Vol., pp. -, June, 2017 | BibTex
  • M. Pezzutto, M. Paternostro, Y. Omar, Implications of non-Markovian quantum dynamics for the Landauer bound, Institut für Theoretische Physik Technische Universität Berlin WE-Heraeus Seminar: Non-Markovianity and Strong Coupling Effects in Thermodynamics, Bad Honnef, Germany, Vol., pp. -, April, 2017,
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  • M. Pezzutto, M. Paternostro, Y. Omar, Implications of non-Markovian quantum dynamics for the Landauer bound, University of Oxford and University of Nottingham Fifth Quantum Thermodynamics Conference QTD5, London, United Kingdom, Vol., pp. -, March, 2017,
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  • O. Kerans, L.N. Novo, F. Sciarrino, Y. Omar, Quantum walks in synthetic gauge fields with 3D integrated photonics, Workshop of Quantum Simulation and Quantum Walks 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, November, 2016 | BibTex
  • S. Chakraborty, L.N. Novo, AA Ambainis, Y. Omar, Spatial Search by Quantum Walk is Optimal for Almost All Graphs, Theory of Quantum Computation Communication and Cryptography TQC 2016, Berlin, Germany, Vol. --, pp. -- - --, September, 2016 | BibTex
  • Y. Omar, Quantum Information meets Condensed Matter: some new directions, Workshop on Quantum Materials and Quantum Technologies, Braga, Portugal, Vol. NA, pp. NA - NA, September, 2016 | BibTex
  • S. Chakraborty, L.N. Novo, AA Ambainis, Y. Omar, Spatial Search by Quantum Walk is Optimal for Almost all Graphs, 13th Central European Quantum Information Processing Workshop, Valtice, Czech Republic, Vol. NA, pp. NA - NA, June, 2016,
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  • Y. Omar, A Spin-Chain Quantum Refrigerator, Conf. on Quantum thermodynamics in Porquerolles Island, Porquerolles, France, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, October, 2015 | BibTex
  • A. Bayat, Y. Omar, Measurement-Assisted Quantum Communication in Spin Channels with Dephasing, Quantum Information Processing and Communication (QIPC 2015), Leeds, United Kingdom, Vol. N.A., pp. N.A. - N.A., September, 2015 | BibTex
  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimising the heat dissipation of quantum information erasure, Workshop on Time in Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, September, 2015,
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  • Y. Omar, Robustness of Spatial Quantum Search, V Quantum Information School and Workshop - Paraty 2015, Paraty, Brazil, Vol. N.A., pp. N.A. - N.A., August, 2015 | BibTex
  • S. I. Iubini, O. Kerans, F. Piazza, Y. Omar, Quantum transport in a 1D tight-binding model with local and non-local coupling to an explicit environment, QuEBS 2015: Workshop on Quantum Effects in Biological Systems - QuEBS 2015, Florence, Italy, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, July, 2015,
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  • Y. Omar, The role of vibrations in exciton transfer: insights from coarse-grained semiclassical models, QuEBS 2015: Workshop on Quantum Effects in Biological Systems - QuEBS 2015, Florence, Italy, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, July, 2015,
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  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimising the heat dissipation of information erasure, QPL 2015, Oxford, United Kingdom, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, July, 2015,
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  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimising the heat dissipation of information erasure, Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermodynamics, Prague, Czech Republic, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, July, 2015,
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  • L.N. Novo, S. Chakraborty, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Systematic dimensionality reduction for quantum walks, QUTE-EUROPE Summer School 2015, Gothenburg, Sweden, Vol. ~, pp. ~ - ~, June, 2015 | BibTex
  • S. Chakraborty, L.N. Novo, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Optimal spatial quantum search on non-regular graphs, QUTE-EUROPE Summer School 2015, Gothenburg, Sweden, Vol. -, pp. - - -, June, 2015 | BibTex
  • Y. Omar, Robustness of spatial quantum search, Spanish Quantum Information, Bilbao, Spain, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, June, 2015 | BibTex
  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimising the heat dissipation of information erasure, Benasque QI, Benasque, Spain, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, June, 2015,
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  • A. Bayat, Y. Omar, Measurement-Assisted Quantum Communication in Spin Channels with Dephasing, Quantum Physics Of Nature (QUPON 2015) - QUPON 2015, Vienna, Austria, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, May, 2015,
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  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimising the heat dissipation of information erasure, Randomness in Quantum Physics and Beyond, Barcelona, Spain, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, May, 2015,
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  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimising the heat dissipation of maximal information erasure, Second Quantum Thermodynamics Conf. - QTD2, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, April, 2015,
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  • S. I. Iubini, O. Kerans, F. Piazza, Y. Omar, Quantum transport in a 1D tight-binding model with local and non-local coupling to an explicit environment, Good Vibrations for Energy Management in Biomolecules - Leiden 2015, Leiden, Netherlands, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, February, 2015,
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  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimising the heat dissipation of maximal information erasure, Winter School on Physics of Small Quantum Systems: Thermal and Topological Phenomena, Tuusula, Finland, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, January, 2015,
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  • L.N. Novo, S. Chakraborty, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Robustness of spatial search by quantum walk, QIP 2015 - Quantum Information Processing, Sydney, Australia, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, January, 2015,
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  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimizing heat dissipation of bit erasure by controlling a finite-size quantum reservoir, International Iran Conf. on Quantum Information 2014 - IICQI 2014, Esfehan, Iran, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, September, 2014,
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  • M. Mohammady, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Minimising heat dissipation of bit erasure by controlling a finite-size quantum reservoir, Workshop on, Belfast, United Kingdom, Vol. N/A, pp. N/A - N/A, August, 2014,
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  • L.N. Novo, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Environment-assisted quantum transport in disordered graphs, Quantum simulations and quantum walks, Pisa, Italy, Vol. -, pp. - - -, November, 2013 | BibTex
  • L.N. Novo, M. Mohseni, Y. Omar, Environment-assisted transport in disordered graphs, Conf. of the Middle European Cooperation in Statistical Physics - MECO38, Trieste, Italy, Vol. -, pp. - - -, March, 2013,
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  • Y. Omar, Curvature, torsion and energy transfer in alpha‐helical proteins, Workshop by invitatin only at the Fleming Institute (org. E. Skoulakis) Phonon, Athens, Greece, Vol. 0, pp. 0 - 0, February, 2012,
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  • Y. Omar, Quantum Private Telecommunications, National Conf. on Telecommunications (Peru), Arequipa, Peru, Vol. 10.1109/CONATEL.2011.5958672, pp. 1 - 3, May, 2011,
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  • F.M.A. Marcos de Assis, P. M. Marques, Y. Omar, Improving Classical Authentication with Quantum Communication, Updating Quantum Cryptography and Communications - UQCC, Tokyo, Japan, Vol. 0, pp. 146 - 147, October, 2010,
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  • Y. Omar, An Invitation to Quantum Telecommunications, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications and Conf. on Optical Cabling and Infrastructure - NOC/OC, Faro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2010,
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  • Y. Omar, Quanta of local conformational change: conformons in alpha-helical proteins, QuEBS, Cambridge, MA, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2010,
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  • Y. Omar, P. Mateus, Quantum Tags for the Authentication of Classical Public Messages, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, St Maria da Feira, Portugal, Vol. 09, pp. 000 - 003, May, 2009,
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  • Y. Omar, N. Paunkovic, S. Bose, V. Vedral, Quantum entanglement and particle statistics, International Conf. on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing - QCMC, Massachusetts, United States, Vol. -, pp. 33 - 33, July, 2003 | BibTex

Currently running projects5

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
DP-PMI Doctoral Programme in the Physics and Mathematics of Information: Foundations of Future Information Technologies (DP-PMI) FCT 01-01-2014 01-12-2021
NQuN NQuN – The Nature of Quantum Networks John Templeton Foundation 01-01-2017 01-09-2019
QIA QIA – Quantum Internet Alliance EU/H2020 01-10-2018 30-09-2021
QMiCS QMiCS – Quantum Microwave Communication and Sensing EU/H2020 01-10-2018 30-09-2021
TheBlinQC TheBlinQC – Theory-Blind Quantum Control EU/H2020, FCT 01-02-2018 01-02-2021

Closed Projects13

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
EntMeso Entanglement and Transport Properties in Mesoscopic Systems FCT/GRICES, CNRS 01-01-2007 01-12-2008
LANDAUER LANDAUER - Operating ICT basic switches below the Landauer limit EC/FP7 01-09-2012 01-08-2015
PAPETS PAPETS - Phonon-Assisted Processes for Energy Transfer and Sensing EC/FP7 01-09-2013 01-11-2016
P-Quantum Practical Quantum Communications IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
PQW The Physics of Quantum Walks FCT, Slovak Academy of Sciences bilateral project 01-07-2011 01-08-2013
ProQuNet ProQuNet - Probing Quantum Networks with Quantum Walks FCT, Slovak Academy of Sciences bilateral project 01-01-2016 01-12-2017
QuanLog Logic in Quantum Computation and Information FCT/POCI 01-01-2005 01-12-2007
QuantPrivTel QuantPrivTel: Quantum PrivateTelecommunications FCT/PTDC 01-01-2010 01-06-2013
QuantTel Quantum Secure Telecommunications IT/LA 01-11-2008 01-10-2010
QuantumLandauer QuantumLandauer – Beating Landauer’s Limit in the Quantum Regime EC/FP7 01-03-2014 01-02-2016
QuNet QuNet - Quantum Telecommunication Networks IT 01-11-2016 01-10-2018
QuSim QuSim – Integrated Photonics Quantum Simulations IT/LA 01-07-2014 01-06-2016
QUTE-EUROPE QUTE-EUROPE – Quantum Technologies for Europe EC/FP7 01-09-2014 01-01-2016
  • B. Coutinho, Y. Omar, Complex Networks in the context of Quantum Systems, Invited Talks, , 01-05-2017
  • B. Coutinho, Y. Omar, Routing on a entanglement distribution complex network, Seminars, , 01-01-2017
  • M. Pezzutto, M. Paternostro, Y. Omar, Homogenization, thermalization and Landauer principle in a spin-1/2 collision model, Seminars, Landauer Project Meeting - Paris, 11-12 June 2015, 01-06-2015
  • Editorial Board, Fortschritte der Physik, 01-05-2017 - today