After obtaining a PhD in computer science from McGill University in 2012 under the supervision of Luc Devroye and Patrick Hayden, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the Quantum Information Theory Group at ETH Zurich.
Since 2014, Omar Fawzi has been an associate professor in the IT department of École normale supérieure de Lyon, he is part of the team "Models of Computing, Complexity and Combinatorics" at Laboratoire de l'informatique du paralleleisme.
His research focuses mainly on quantum information, applied probability and theoretical computer science.
Awards and honours
CNRS bronze medal in 2019
Talk is from QEC'19 - the 5th International Conference on Quantum Error Correction - held 29th July to 2nd August 2019 at Senate House in London.