AUT QDA Members

Current Members

Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani

Mortaza Saheb Zamani received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in 1989, and the M.Eng.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 1992 and 1996, respectively. He joined Amirkabir University of Technology in 1996.

Currently, he is an associate professor in IT and Computer Engineering department. His current research interests are focused on VLSI & quantum design automation, ASIC design and reconfigurable computing systems. For more information please see his homepage.

 

Dr. Mehdi Sedighi

Mehdi Sedighi received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 1990 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in the same field from University of Colorado at Boulder in 1994 and 1998, respectively. He has several years of experience working at major Silicon Valley technology frontiers such as National Semiconductor, Adaptec, and Trimble Navigation. He is currently an associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Dr. Sedighi has co-authored numerous refereed publications in various technical journals and conferences. His main research interests are in SoC design and integration with applications in telecommunications, synthesis of classical as well as quantum logic circuits, and reconfigurable computing systems. His research contributions include new algorithmic techniques for hardware software partitioning in large SoC designs, a new paradigm in optimization and synthesis of classical logic circuits, and a methodology for quantum circuit synthesis based on its counterpart in classical realm. For more information please see his homepage.

Eesa Nikahd
 


Eesa Nikahd
received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran in 2010 and M.Sc. degree from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2012. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani and Dr. Mehdi Sedighi. His current research interests include quantum fault-tolerance. For more information please see his homepage.

Arman Goudarzi

Arman Goudarzi received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Caspian University of Qazvin, Iran in 2011. He is currently working toward the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Mehdi Sedighi. His current research interests include simulation of quantum circuits.

Sudabe Moahamadzade

Sudabe Moahamadzade received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran in 2012. She is currently working toward the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Mehdi Sedighi. Her current research interests include fault-tolerant synthesis of quantum circuits.


Previous Members

Ph.D. Gradutated Members

 

Dr. Mahboobeh Houshmand


Mahboobeh Houshmand received her B.Sc. degree and M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, in 2007 and 2010 respectively. She received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani and Dr. Mehdi Sedighi in March, 2015. Her thesis title was "Synthesis of one-way quantum computation patterns targeting to improve the pattern cost metrics".

Her current research interests include all theoretical aspects of quantum computation and quantum information, more specifically synthesis and optimization of quantum computation models. For more information please see her homepage.

Dr. Naser MohammadZadeh

Naser MohammadZadeh received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, in 2004 and 2006, respectively. He received  the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2010.

His research interests include quantum computing, SOC design and high-level synthesis. For more information please see his
homepage.

Dr. Mehdi Saeedi

Mehdi Saeedi received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2003 and the M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2005. He received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology in 2010.

Dr. Saeedi's research aims to bring principles and techniques from computer science and engineering to the design and implementation of efficient circuits and algorithms targeted on quantum computers. His contributions include new algorithmic techniques for automatic construction of quantum circuits, constant-factor optimizations on modular multiplication and exponentiations for Shor's algorithm, and a comprehensive survey on the synthesis and optimization of reversible circuits. As of June 2012 until Jul 213, Dr. Saeedi had a postdoc position at University of Southern California.

Please check his website for more information.

M.Sc. Graduated Members  

Mehrdad Gohari

Mehrdad Gohari received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Dezful University of Technology, Iran in 2012. He received his M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani. In his M.Sc., he proposed an approach to synthesize and optimize reversible circuits using garbage bits.

Ehsan Varvaie

 

Ehsan Varvaie received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Dezful University of Technology, Iran in 2011and the M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2014. In his M.Sc thesis, he presented a library for one-way quantum computaion model under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani in the QDA group.
Maryam Eslamy
Maryam Eslamy received the B.Sc. degree in Information Technology from Isfahan University of Technology, Iran in 2012. She received her M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani in 2014. In her M.Sc., she proposed an approach to optimize quantum circuits using the one-way quantum computation model.

Kourosh Marjoei

Kourosh Marjoei received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran in 2010 and the M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2014. His research interests include quantum computing, quantum circuit synthesis and VLSI design automation. In his M.Sc. thesis, a quantum-logic synthesis approach for improving the objectives of 1WQC model was presented under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani in the QDA group.
Somayyeh Mehrabadi
Somayyeh Mehrabadi received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Jahad University of Mashhad, Iran in 2010 and her M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology in 2013 under the supervision of Dr. Mehdi Sedighi. In her M.Sc. thesis she presented a synthesis approach of quantm circuits to an extended library that inlcuded Toffoli gates.

Faranak Adinezadeh

Faranak Adinezadeh received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Shahed University, Iran in 2011and her M.Sc degree in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology in 2013 under the supervision of Dr. Mehdi Sedighi. In her M.Sc. thesis she presented a physcial design approach of quantm circuits supproting an extended library that includes three-qubit gates.

Zahra Nabizadeh

Zahra Nabizadeh received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology, Iran in 2009. She received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Mehdi Sedighi, in 2011. During this period, she worked in the QDA Group on quantum fault-tolerance.

Mona Arabzadeh (@Amirkabir University)

Mona Arabzadeh received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Hardware Engineering and the M.Sc. degree in Computer Architecture from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2009 and 2011, respectively. Her research interests include quantum computing, reversible and quantum circuit synthesis and optimization. In her B.Sc. thesis, an optimization method for reversible logic was developed and the focus of her Master thesis was on the synthesis problem under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani in the QDA group which resulted in a quantum-logic synthesis method and a high-level reversible logic synthesis algorithm based on quantum physical limitations.

She is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Mehdi Sedighi and Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani with concentrate on Synthetic Biology and Bio systems.

Mina Chookhachi-Zadeh Moghadam(@University of California, Irvine )

Mina Chookhachi-Zadeh Moghadam received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Babol university of technology, Iran in 2009. S he received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Mehdi Sedighi, in 2011. During this period, she worked in the QDA Group on layout generation for quantum circuits.

She is currently working toward her Ph.D. degree in the University of California, Irvine.

HamidReza LotfAlizadeh

HamidReza LotfAlizadeh received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Islamic Azad University, Tehran Central Branch, Tehran, Iran in 2008. He received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani in 2011. During this period, he worked in the QDA Group on quantum circuits scheduling.

His research interests include quantum computing, quantum circuits scheduling.

Maryam Yazdany (@ University of Isfahan)


Maryam Yazdany received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran in 2007. She received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani. During this period, she worked in the QDA Group to design a quantum physical design flow using ILP and graph drawing.

Her research interests include quantum computing, quantum computers architecture, quantum computers physical design, fault tolerant quantum computing and Image Processing. She is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in the University of Isfahan.



Zahra Sasanian


Zahra Sasanian received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran in 2006. She received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Mehdi Sedighi. During this period, she worked in the QDA Group to synthesize irreversible functions by using reversible gates.

Her research interests include quantum computing, reversible and quantum circuit synthesis and Intelligent Systems. Zahra received her Ph.D. degree from University of Victoria in 2012.



Mahdi Aminian

Mahdi Aminian received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2006. He received the M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani. FPGA-based emulation of quantum circuits was his main research interest when he was at the QDA group.

His research interests include quantum computing emulation, VLSI physical design, standard cell design and hardware modeling. Mahdi receieved his Ph.D. from EPFL University in 2014. He is currently a faculty memeber in the Computer Engineeing Department at Gilan University.

 

 

Yasaman Sanaee

Yasaman Sanaee received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani. Yasaman improved the representation of reversible circuits when she was at the QDA group.

Her research interests include quantum computing and quantum control theory, cellular networks and GSM security issues. Yasaman received her M.Sc. degree from University of New Brunswick in 2010.

B.Sc. Gradutated Members
 
Mohammad Hossein Samavatian (@Ohio State University)

Mohammad Hossein Samavatian received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2011 under the supervision of Dr. Morteza Saheb Zamani. One-way quantum computing was his main research interest when he was at the QDA group.
His research interests include one-way quantum computing model, General Purpose GPUs (Architecture and Programming) and Chip Multi-Processors. Mohammad Hossein received his M.Sc. degree from Sharif University of Technology in 2013. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. in the Ohio State University.

Apr. 28, 2014

Feb. 8, 2010

Home