Petros Wallden (in Greek: Πέτρος Βαλντέν)



Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science (LFCS),
School of Informatics

  • Member: Quantum Informatics Group, Security & Privacy Group, Scottish Centre for Innovation in Quantum Computing and Simulation SCIQCS, Quantum Information Scotland QUISCO, QI-LIP6 Paris
  • Projects: Quantum Computing & Simulation Hub QCS Hub, Collaborative Computational Project Quantum Computing CCP-QC, Quantumm Computing for Modern Cryptography QCMC
  • Publications from Google Scholar,
    Profile from Edinburgh Research Explorer
  • Latest News (more)
    • Postdoctoral Opening: 1.5 year position on near-term quantum algorithms and machine learning. Further details and to apply here. For informal information please contact me directly
    • General Chair: International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public Key Cryptography (PKC), Edinburgh, 2021 (link)
    • Accepted: The Effect of Noise on the Performance of Variational Algorithms for Quantum Chemistry W.Saib, P. Wallden, I. Akhalwaya, IEEE QCE 2021, preprint
    • Preprint: An evolving objective function for improved variational quantum optimisation I. Kolotouros and P. Wallden, arxiv (2021)
    • Preprint: Practical Parallel Self-testing of Bell States via Magic Rectangles S. A. Adamson and P. Wallden, arxiv (2021)
    • Published: On the Possibility of Classical Client Blind Quantum Computing A. Cojocaru, L. Colisson, E. Kashefi, P. Wallden Cryptography (2021)
    • Published:Quantum Magic Rectangles: Characterisation and Application to Certified Randomness Expansion S. A. Adamson and P. Wallden Phys. Rev. Research (2020)
    • Published: Advances in Quantum Cryptography S. Pirandola et al (incl P. Wallden), Advances in Optics and Photonics (2020)
    • Preprint: Post-Quantum Security of the Bitcoin Backbone and Quantum Multi-Solution Bernoulli Search A. Cojocaru, J. Garay, A. Kiayias, F. Song, P. Wallden, arxiv (2020)
    • Published:Security Limitations of Classical-Client Delegated Quantum Computing C. Badertscher, A. Cojocaru, L. Colisson, E. Kashefi, D. Leichtle, A. Mantri, P. Wallden ASIACRYPT (2020)
    • Published:Imperfect 1-out-of-2 quantum oblivious transfer: bounds, a protocol, and its experimental implementation R. Amiri, R. Starek, D. Reichmuth, I. V. Puthoor, M. Micuda, L. Mista Jr, M. Dusek, P. Wallden, E. Andersson PRX Quantum (2021)
    • Published: Randomized Benchmarking in the Analogue Setting E. Derbyshire, J.-Y. Malo, A. Daley, E. Kashefi, P. Wallden Quantum Science and Technology (2020)
    • Published: QFactory: classically-instructed remote secret qubits preparation A. Cojocaru, L. Colisson, E. Kashefi, P. Wallden ASIACRYPT (2019)
    • Published Methods for Classically Simulating Noisy Networked Quantum Architectures I. Vankov, D. Mills, P. Wallden, E. Kashefi Quantum Science and Technology (2019)
    • Preprint: The Bitcoin Backbone Protocol Against Quantum Adversaries A. Cojocaru, J. Garay, A. Kiayias, F. Song, P. Wallden, eprint (2019)
    • Published: Cyber Security in the Quantum Era P. Wallden and E. Kashefi CACM (2019)
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  • Selected Publications (here)
    • QFactory: classically-instructed remote secret qubits preparation A. Cojocaru, L. Colisson, E. Kashefi, P. Wallden ASIACRYPT (2019)
    • Robustness and device independence of verifiable quantum computing A. Gheorghiu, E. Kashefi and P. Wallden, NJP (2015)
    • Quantum Digital Signatures without Quantum Memory V. Dunjko, P. Wallden and E. Andersson, PRL (2014)
    • A histories perspective on characterizing quantum non-locality F. Dowker, J. Henson and P. Wallden, NJP (2014)
    • Realization of Quantum Digital Signatures without the Requirement of Quantum Memory R. Collins et al (incl P. Wallden), PRL (2014) (Featured in Physics & Editors' Suggestion)
    • Free-space quantum signatures using heterodyne detection C. Croal et al (incl P. Wallden), PRL (2016)