# Iman Marvian

## Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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### Overview

Iman Marvian completed his PhD in Physics in October 2012 at the University of Waterloo and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario. He worked at the University of Southern California (Nov 2012-Aug 2015) and MIT (Sept 2015-Dec 2017) as postdoctoral researcher.

His main research interest is quantum information and computation theory. He has worked on a wide range of topics in this field, including quantum algorithms, quantum error suppression, open quantum systems, quantum resource theories and quantum thermodynamics. Also, he is very interested in finding applications for ideas and techniques developed in quantum information theory in the rest of physics.

Rebentrost, P, Steffens, A, Marvian, I, and Lloyd, S. "Quantum singular-value decomposition of nonsparse low-rank matrices." *Physical Review A* 97.1 (January 2018).
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Steffens, A, Rebentrost, P, Marvian, I, Eisert, J, and Lloyd, S. "An efficient quantum algorithm for spectral estimation." *New Journal of Physics* 19.3 (March 1, 2017): 033005-033005.
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Marvian, I, and Spekkens, RW. "Extending Noether’s theorem by quantifying the asymmetry of quantum states." *Nature Communications* 5.1 (December 2014).
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Marvian, I, and Spekkens, RW. "A Generalization of Schur–Weyl Duality with Applications in Quantum Estimation." *Communications in Mathematical Physics* 331.2 (October 2014): 431-475.
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Marvian, I, and Lidar, DA. "Quantum Error Suppression with Commuting Hamiltonians: Two Local is Too Local(Published online)." *Physical Review Letters* 113.26.
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Marvian, I, and Mann, RB. "Building all time evolutions with rotationally invariant Hamiltonians(Published online)." *Physical Review A* 78.2.
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Marvian, I, and Spekkens, RW. "The theory of manipulations of pure state asymmetry: I. Basic tools, equivalence classes and single copy transformations(Published online)." *New Journal of Physics* 15.3: 033001-033001.
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Marvian, I. "Symmetry-protected topological entanglement(Published online)." *Physical Review B* 95.4.
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Marvian, I, and Spekkens, RW. "A no-broadcasting theorem for quantum asymmetry and coherence and a trade-off relation for approximate broadcasting.".