The Anti-Infinity Parade

Abdullah Khalid

I am an Assistant Professor of Physics in the Integrated Sciences and Mathematics (iSciM) at Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan. My research interest is in the study of quantum theory and relativity through the lens of information and computation theory.

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Physics), University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2013 -- 2018.
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics), Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan, 2008 -- 2012.

Publications

  • Abdullah Khalid, Dylan Spivak, Barry C. Sanders, and Hubert de Guise, Permutational symmetries for coincidence rates in multimode multiphotonic interferometry. Physical Review A 97, 063802, 2018. arXiv:1709.06615.
  • Ya-Dong Wu, Abdullah Khalid, and Barry C. Sanders, Efficient code for relativistic quantum summoning. New Journal of Physics 20, 063052, 2018. arXiv:1711.10594.
  • Ish Dhand, Abdullah Khalid, He Lu, and Barry C. Sanders, Accurate and precise characterization of linear optical interferometers. Journal of Optics 18, 035204, 2016. arXiv:1508.00283.
  • Abdullah Khalid, Multi-Mode Multi-Photon Interferometry Applications for Quantum Information Processing (doctoral thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada. September 2018. Advisor: Barry C. Sanders. http://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/33073
  • Abdullah Khalid and Hassan Bukhari, Domestic Concentrated Solar Thermal Co-generation Plants for Pakistan (undergraduate final year project thesis). School of Science and Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. May 2012. Advisors: Sabieh Anwar, Nauman Zaffar.

Teaching

  • PHY-300 CS-314 Quantum Computing. Dhanani School of Science and Engineering, Habib University, Pakistan. Spring 2020.
  • PHY101 Mechanics Thermodynamics. Dhanani School of Science and Engineering, Habib University, Pakistan. Spring 2020.
  • PHY 202 Quantum Mechanics I. Dhanani School of Science and Engineering, Habib University, Pakistan. Fall 2019.
  • Phy101L Mechanic and Thermodynamics Lab. Dhanani School of Science and Engineering, Habib University, Pakistan. Fall 2019.
  • MATH202 Engineering Math. Dhanani School of Science and Engineering, Habib University, Pakistan. Fall 2019.
  • PHYS 365 Acoustics, Optics and Modern Physics. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Canada. Fall 2016. Taught a 5 week module on Modern Physics.

Public Outreach

  • How to start a quantum computing startup in Pakistan. Talk at Code.Play(“4.0”), Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan. 12 January 2020. slides
  • Radio interview on On the Line with Zuha. Runway Radio, Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan. 28 November 2019. FB video
  • Google just built a quantum computer(?), and Pakistan is sitting ducks! How to prepare for the coming quantum computing age. Talk at Guftugu Seminar Series, Habib University, Pakistan. 11 November 2019. slides
  • The Race To Demonstrate Quantum Supremacy, And Onward To Quantum Computers. Talk organized by Artificial Intelligence Club, Habib University, Pakistan. 5 November 2019. slides
  • Pakistan, quantum computing and cryptography. Talk at Science ka Adaa at The Second Floor, Karachi, Pakistan. 3 October 2019. slides YT Video FB Video

Links

Contact

  • Email: abdullah (dot) khalid (at) sse (dot) habib (dot) edu (dot) pk
  • Email: abdullah khalid s (at) gmail (dot) com
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  • Twitter: @abdullahkhalids