Andreas Winter

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Andreas Winter

ICREA Research Professor

Affiliation: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


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Física Teòrica: Informació i Fenòmens Quàntics
Facultat de Ciències, Edifici Cn, C5/2
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
ES-08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona)


Andreas Winter received a Diploma degree in Mathematics from the Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany,  in 1997, and a Ph.D. degree from the Fakultät für Mathematik, Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany, in 1999. He was Research Associate at the University of Bielefeld until 2001, and then with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol, Bristol, UK. In 2003, still with the University of Bristol, he was appointed Lecturer in Mathematics, and in 2006 Professor of Physics of Information.

Since 2012 he has been ICREA Research Professor with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. His research interests include quantum and classical Shannon theory, and discrete mathematics.

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Awards Committee (Member, 01/01/13 until 12/31/14)
Awards Committee (Member, 2008)
Awards Committee (Member, 2006)

Author Of:

C. Bennett , I. Devetak , A. Harrow , P. Shor , A. Winter , "The Quantum Reverse Shannon Theorem and Resource Tradeoffs for Simulating Quantum Channels", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, May. 2014

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