Simone Severini

Professor of Physics of Information

Department of Computer Science

University College London


Royal Society University Research Fellow


Visiting Chair Professor

Institute of Natural Sciences

Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Office: GS3.13 (UCL map)

Mail: Gower Street 66-72, WC1E 6EA London, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 7093 (Direct Dial)
Internal: 57093
Fax: +44 (0)20 7387 1397




Current Projects and Research Areas

Quantum Computing, Information, and Algebras of Operators

Semantic Information Pursuit for Multimodal Data Analysis

Contextuality as a resource in quantum computation

Distributed Information: Theory, Analysis and Applications

Learning and Classical Simulation of Quantum States and Dynamics


I am a member of the following UCL research groups:

Intelligent Systems

UCL CS Quantum (Head). See the link for a list of postgrad students & postdocs

UCL Quantum Science and Technology Institute












Current Professional Service

Associate Editor, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A

Editorial Advisory Board, Special Matrices

Associate Editor, Journal of Complex Networks

Member, International Exchanges Committee, Royal Society

Steering Committee, TQC

2018: PC, Complex Networks 2018