Dr. Mucciolo received his PhD in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994. He spent two years as a Postdoc Research Fellow at NORDITA in Denmark and was an Assistant Professor in Department of Physics and PUC-RJ in Brazil between 1996 and 2002. After a sabbatical leave at Duke University, he joined UCF in December of 2003. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and currently the Department of Physics Chair.

Research Areas

  • quantum information, specially quantum error correction
  • computational methods and algorithms applied to quantum many-body problems and combinatorial optimization
  • electronic transport in low-dimensional systems (molecules, nanotubes, graphene)

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