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Charles Cao

Virginia Tech, SWVA Node CCI Fellow

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The emergence of spacetime geometry informed by quantum error correction and spacetime inspired quantum codes


Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Areas

Quantum Error Correction and Quantum Gravity


Cao is an assistant professor in Virginia Tech’s Department of Physics. His research focuses on how quantum information theory informs our understanding of space-time geometry and vice versa.

Alma Mater

California Institute of Technology