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Apostol Vourdas


  • PhD, University of Manchester, 1977-1980
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Liverpool, 1980-1983
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, UMIST, 1983-1985
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Marburg, 1985-1987
  • Lecturer and Reader, University of Liverpool, 1987-2002
  • DSc, University of Manchester, 1995
  • Professor University of Bradford, 2002-

170 journal papers and 60 conference papers (3600 citations and h-factor=34 according to Google Scholar)

SPRINGER monograph `finite and profinite quantum systems', 2017 click here

55 invited talks and 55 contributed talks in international conferences

teaching interests: Computer Architecture, Formal Methods in Computer Science, Computer Graphics

Research in Quantum Computing

Finite Quantum Systems. Galois fields in Quantum Computing and applications to coding and cryptography

Algebraic number theory (e.g., p-adic numbers) in Quantum Mechanics and harmonic analysis.

Analytic functions in quantum computing

Group theory methods (e.g., profinite groups) in quantum computing

Lattices, topology and logic in the context of quantum computing

Time-frequency analysis, wavelets, applications to large data analysis.

Mesoscopic Josephson devices

Wigner-specific research

Earnshaw RA, Lei C, Li J, Mugassabi S and Vourdas A (2012): “Large scale data analysis using the Wigner function” Physica A, 391 2401-2407.

Vourdas A (2010): “Wigner and Weyl functions for p-adic quantum mechanics” Physics of atomic nuclei, 73 237-241.

GIAKAS G, STERGIOULAS L and VOURDAS A (2000): “Time-frequency analysis and filtering of kinematic signals with impacts using the Wigner function: accurate estimation of the second derivative” Journal Biomech., 33 567-574.

HOUNTASIS S, VOURDAS A and BENDJABALLAH C (1999): “Fractional fourier operators and generalized Wigner functions” Physical Review, A60 3467-3473.

CHOUNTASIS S, STERGIOULAS L.K and VOURDAS A (1999): “Quantum filtering of noise in the Wigner function” Journal Mod. Optics, 46 2131-2134.

CHOUNTASIS S and VOURDAS A (1998): “Weyl and Wigner functions in an extended phase space formalism” Physical Review, A58 1794-1798.


  • Professor in Computing, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Bradford, UK


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