Henry Yuen

Henry Yuen

Assistant Professor

Columbia University


I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University. I am a member of the CS Theory group.

My research focuses on the interplay between quantum computing, complexity theory, cryptography, and information theory.

Nonlocal: A Quantum Computing Podcast

MIP* Wiki


Spring 2021
Introduction to Quantum Computing (COMS 4281)
BIU Winter School on Cryptography

Fall 2020
Advanced Topics in Quantum Information Theory (CSC2429H/MAT1752H)


email: firstname.lastname at columbia dot edu



Cunlu Zhou

Graduate students

Hamoon Mousavi (2019 - present)
Adrian She (2019 - present, co-advised with Toni Pitassi)
Gregory Rosenthal (2020 - present, co-advised with Ben Rossman)
Arthur Mehta (2019 - 2021. U. Toronto Math Ph.D. $\Longrightarrow$ postdoc at U. Ottawa)

Undergraduate students

Smik Patel (Summer 2020. PhD student at the University of Toronto)
Hugh Goatcher (Summer 2020)
David Cui (2019 - 2020. PhD student at MIT)
Yvette De Sereville (2019 - 2020. Masters student at University of Waterloo)
Seyed Sajjad Nezhadi (2019 - 2020. PhD student at University of Maryland)


Workshop Organization

I co-organized the Quantum Protocols: Testing & PCPs (virtual) workshop at The Quantum Wave in Computing semester program, which took place at the Simons Institute in Spring 2020.

Program Committees

ITCS 2017, CCC 2018, TQC 2018, STOC 2020, QIP 2020, QIP 2021, CCC 2021