- Daochen Wang
- Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Scientific Computation, 2023 (co-supervised with Carl Miller)
- Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of British Columbia

- Jin-Peng Liu
- Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Scientific Computation, 2022
- James C. Alexander Prize for Graduate Research in Mathematics, 2023
- Simons Quantum Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley → Postdoctoral Associate, MIT Center for Theoretical Physics

- Eddie Schoute
- Shih-Han Hung
- Yuan Su
- Google Ph.D. Fellowship, 2019
- Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2020
- Larry S. Davis Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2020
- Postdoc, Caltech → Research Scientist, Google → Senior Researcher, Microsoft

- Tongyang Li
- IBM Ph.D. Fellowship, 2018
- Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2020
- Postdoc, MIT Center for Theoretical Physics → Assistant Professor, Center on Frontiers of Computing Studies, Peking University

- Aaron Ostrander
- Ph.D. in Physics, 2019
- Teacher, The Sycamore School

- 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 → Principal Researcher, Microsoft

- 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

- Alexandru Cojocaru
- Postdoc, 2022–24 (co-supervised with Gorjan Alagic and Alexey Gorshkov)
- Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Edinburgh

- 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

- 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

- Wentai Ding and Ruozhen Gong, 2022 (co-supervised with Dhruv Devulapalli and Alexey Gorshkov)
Verification of quantum simulation
- Sam DeCoster, Nicole Dong, and Mason Whitman, Maryland, 2021 (co-supervised with Aniruddha Bapat, Alexey Gorshkov, and Eddie Schoute)
Routing on a defective grid
- Sam King and Hrishee Shastri, Maryland, 2020 (co-supervised with Aniruddha Bapat, Alexey Gorshkov, and Eddie Schoute)
- 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
- 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)