About the Author
Andris Ambainis
Andris Ambainis
Department of Combinatorics and Optimization
Faculty of Mathematics
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Andris Ambainis was born in Daugavpils, Latvia. After undergraduate studies at the University of Latvia, he received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001, supervised by Umesh Vazirani. Andris joined the University of Waterloo in August 2004. His research interests include quantum algorithms, quantum complexity theory, quantum cryptography as well as the classical theory of computation.