Nishant Rodrigues

PhD candidate @ University of Maryland

I am a final year PhD student in the Computer Science department at UMD. I work at QuICS with Brad Lackey on quantum information and quantum cryptography.

Research interests

My research interests are in quantum information, quantum cryptography and post-quantum cryptography.


Rodrigues, Nishant, and Brad Lackey. "Fully device-independent quantum key distribution using synchronous correlations." (To appear in TQC 2023) arXiv:2110.14530 (2021) .

Rodrigues, Nishant, and Brad Lackey. "Quantum Lattice Sieving." arXiv:2110.13352 (2021) .

Lackey, Brad, and Nishant Rodrigues. "Morphisms in categories of nonlocal games." arXiv:1810.10074 (2018) .

Lackey, Brad, and Nishant Rodrigues . "Nonlocal games, synchronous correlations, and Bell inequalities." arXiv:1707.06200 (2017) .


2016 - Present

PhD | Computer Science

University of Maryland

College Park, MD

2012 - 2016

B.S. | Computer Science

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC


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