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Joe Fitzsimons

  • Dr
  • Seniour Research Fellow
  • University of Oxford Department of Materials
  • 15PublicationsNumber of items in Joe's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 6Followers

Research interests

spin chains.spin networksquantum computer architecturesmeasurement based computationcomputational complexityquantum cryptographyquantum information theoryQuantum computation


Originally from Dublin. Studied Theoretical Physics at UCD before moving into quantum computation. Currently living in Oxford, UK.

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Recent publications

  • Quantum Fault Tolerance in Systems with Restricted Control

    • Fitzsimons J
    • Twamley J
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  • Architectures for quantum computation under restricted control

    • Fitzsimons J

Professional experience

Seniour Research Fellow

Department of Materials, University of Oxford

November 2007 - Present

Junior Research Fellow

Merton College

October 2007 - Present

Visiting Research Fellow

Institute for Quantum Computing & Dept. of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo

July 2007 - Present

College Lecturer (GTA)

Oriel College

October 2006 - September 2007(a year)

External tutor

St. Anne's College

January 2007 - June 2007(5 months)

Exchange Fellow

Macquarie University

July 2006 - September 2006(2 months)



University of Oxford

September 2005 - September 2007(2 years)

BSc Theoretical Physics

University College Dublin

September 2000 - June 2004(4 years)

Leaving Certificate

Belvedere College

August 1992 - June 2000(8 years)