I am a PhD student at the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT co-supervised by Isaac Chuang and Aram Harrow. Previously, I was an undergraduate at Caltech. I'm interested in quantum computing, machine learning, and gravity.
See my CV for a full list of publications. (* indicates equal contribution)
Bayesian interpolation with deep linear networks.
B. Hanin and A. Zlokapa, arXiv:2212.14457 [stat], 2023.
Traversable wormhole dynamics on a quantum processor.
D. Jafferis*, A. Zlokapa*, J. Lykken, D. Kolchmeyer, S. Davis, N. Lauk, H. Neven, and M. Spiropulu, Nature, 2022, 612 51.
Entangling quantum generative adversarial networks.
M. Niu*, A. Zlokapa*, M. Broughton, M. Mohseni, V. Smelyanskyi, and H. Neven, Physical Review Letters, 2022, 128 (22) 220505. (arXiv:2105.00080 [quant-ph])
Biological error correction codes generate fault-tolerant neural networks.
A. Zlokapa, A. K. Tan, J. M. Martyn, M. Tegmark, and I. L. Chuang, arXiv:2202.12887 [cs], 2021.
- Hertz Fellow
- DoD NDSEG Fellow
- Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
- Richard Feynman Prize in Theoretical Physics (Caltech)
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How tall is the flame of a candle? What is the pitch of squeaking chalk? How old is the solar system, according to a boiled potato? How far can you shout upwind? From how high do you have to drop a deck of cards to shuffle it? How much darker is the edge of a coffee stain than its center? How tall is the tallest possible mountain, according to the Bohr model? How many frogs surfed down the Congo River and inhabited distant islands?