- Yuan Su
- Tongyang Li
- Aaron Ostrander
- Zak Webb
- Honghao Fu
- M.Math. in Computer Science, 2016 (co-supervised with Debbie Leung)
- Ph.D. student, University of Maryland

- Robin Kothari
- M.Math. in Computer Science, 2010
- Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2014 (co-supervised with John Watrous)
- Postdoc, MIT Center for Theoretical Physics → Researcher, Microsoft Research

- Yimin Ge
- M.Sc. in Physics, 2014 (PSI)
- Ph.D. student, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik

- Laura Mančinska
- M.Math. in Combinatorics & Optimization, 2009 (co-supervised with Debbie Leung)
- Ph.D. in Combinatorics & Optimization, 2013 (co-supervised with Debbie Leung)
- Postdoc, Centre for Quantum Technologies → Senior Research Associate, University of Bristol → Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen

- Māris Ozols
- M.Math. in Combinatorics & Optimization, 2009 (co-supervised with Debbie Leung)
- Ph.D. in Combinatorics & Optimization, 2012 (co-supervised with Debbie Leung)
- Postdoc, IBM Watson → Postdoc, University of Cambridge → Assistant Professor, CWI and University of Amsterdam

- Guoming Wang
- Postdoc, 2015–17
- Quantum Scientist, Zapata Computing

- Yunseong Nam
- Postdoc, 2016–17
- Researcher, IonQ

- Fang Song
- Postdoc, 2013–14 (co-supervised with Debbie Leung and Michele Mosca)
- Assistant Professor, Portland State University → Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

- David Gosset
- Postdoc, 2011–14 (co-supervised with Michele Mosca)
- Postdoc, Caltech IQIM → Research Scientist, IBM Watson → Associate Professor, University of Waterloo

- Nathan Wiebe
- Postdoc, 2011–13 (co-supervised with Joseph Emerson)
- Research Scientist, Microsoft Research

- Gorjan Alagic
- Postdoc, 2008–11 (co-supervised with Ashwin Nayak and John Watrous)
- Postdoc, Caltech IQIM

- Sam King and Hrishee Shastri, Maryland, 2020 (co-supervised with Aniruddha Bapat, Alexey Gorshkov, and Eddie Schoute)
Parallel sorting by reversals
- Bhaskar Roberts, Brennan Schaffner, and Finnegan Voichick, Maryland, 2019
- Hardik Bansal, Maryland, 2015 (co-supervised with Shelby Kimmel)
Entanglement cost of nonlocal measurements
- Vedang Vyas, Waterloo, 2014
Quantum query complexity with a faulty oracle
- Mouktik Raha, Waterloo, 2013
- Melanie Jensenworth, Waterloo, 2012 (co-supervised with Michele Mosca)
Query complexity in the one clean qubit model
- DJ Strouse, Waterloo, 2010
- Rachael Taylor, Waterloo, 2009
The quantum query complexity of linear functions
- Ning Bao, Caltech, 2007
Quantum walks on distance-regular graphs
- Michael Kolodrubetz, Caltech, 2005
Asymptotic behavior of translation-invariant quantum algorithms for ordered searching
- Fen Zhao, MIT, 2004 (co-supervised with Edward Farhi)
Spatial search by quantum walk with a randomized local start state