I am a Chargée de Recherche (researcher) CNRS at Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes.

Research interests: Quantum control, Quantum filtering, Stochastic control, Mathematical physics.

 

Academic appointments and eduction

-October 2014-: CNRS Permanent Researcher, L2S, CentraleSupelec, France

-2018-: Part-time Professor in Charge of Course, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France

-December 2012–2014: (Simons Math+X) Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University, Stanford CA, USA

-June-December 2012: Postdoctoral Researcher, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

-2009-2012: PhD in Applied Mathematics, Ecole des Mines de Paris, Paris, France

-2008-2009: Master in Financial Mathematics, ENSAE, Paris, France

-2005-2008: Engineering Diploma in Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France

-2002-2005: Bachelor in Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 

Invited talks and conference presentations

-Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), University of Cambridge, UK, 2021.

-International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Berlin, 2020.

-Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, France, 2019.

-Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Miami, USA, 2018.

-Workshop on Quantum Control and Feedback: Foundations and Applications, IHP, Paris, 2018.

-Entropy 2018: From Physics to Information Sciences and Geometry, Barcelona, Spain, 2018.

-Colloque Scientifique CentraleSupelec (CS2), Campus de ParisSaclay, 2018.

-Quantum Physics and Quantum Technology, Berlin, Germany, 2017.

-International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Toulouse, July 2017.

-Department of Mathematics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, September 2016.

-Department of Mathematics, University of Miami, May 2016.

-Quantum and Nano Control workshop, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), Minneapolis, MN, April 2016.

-American Mathematical Society (AMS), Seattle, Washington, January 2016.

-Institute of Mathematics, Wurzburg University, November 2015.

-27th IFIP conference on System Modeling and Optimization, Sophia Antipolis, July 2015.

-SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications, Paris, July 2015.

-Seminar Scube, CentraleSupelec, June 2015.

-Besancon days on quantum control: PDE systems and MRI applications, March 2015.

-Pracqsys: The Principles and Applications of Control in Quantum Systems, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK, August 2014.

-Colloque Jeunes Chercheurs-Alain Bouyssy, Universit´e Paris-Sud, February 2015.

-Pracqsys: The Principles and Applications of Control in Quantum Systems, Monterey, August 2013.

-College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, June 2012.

-Pracqsys: The Principles and Applications of Control in Quantum Systems, Tokyo, September 2012.

-50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2011.

-Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, December 2011.

-Department of Mathematics, Rutgurs University, December 2011.

-Pracqsys: The Principles and Applications of Control in Quantum Systems, Sandbjerg Gods, June 2010.

(Invited) Research visits

-Department of Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, collaboration with Guofeng Zhang, 2016-2018.

-Institute of Mathematics & Physics, Aberystwyth University, collaboration with John Gough, 2016.

-School of Mathematical Science, Nottingham University, visit of Madalin Guta, 2016.

-Applied Physics Department, Stanford University, collaboration with Hideo Mabuchi group, 2016.

-Institute of Mathematics, Wurzburg University, visit of Alfio Borzi, 2015.

Students

-W. Liang, PhD student, 2016-2019, joint supervision with P. Mason, currently postdoc at Universite de Cergy.

-M. Bompais, master student, 2020.

-M. Neufcourt, master student, 2020.

-S. Jafarzadeh, master studnet, 2019.

-C. Xiong, master student, 2017.

-W. Liang, master student, 2016, joint supervision with P. Mason.

-I. Cadena-Guaqueta, master student, 2016.

Visiting Students and postdocs

-N. Tezak, Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University, 2016.

-Z. Miao, PhD student, Australian National University, 2014.

-S. L. Vuglar, PhD student, University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy, 2014.

Professional activities

-Co-organizer of the invited session “Quantum control: open-loop and closed-loop techniques”, Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), University of Cambridge, UK, 2021.

-Co-organizer of the Mini-course session “Stabilizing control in quantum networks”, Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), University of Cambridge, UK, 2021.

-Co-organizer of ICODE (Institute for Control and Decision of the Idex Paris Saclay, coordinated by Yacine Chitour) seminars, 2016-.

-Membre of the laboratory council (conseil de laboratoire), L2S, CentraleSupelec, 2020-.

-Member of the PhD committee of Gerardo Cardona, “Exponential stabilization of quantum systems subject to non-demolition measurements in continuous time”, Ecole des Mines de Paris, 2019.

-Member of the scientific committee of the conference “Entropy 2018: From Physics to Information Sciences and Geometry”, Barcelona, Spain, 2018.

Publications

Journals

- W. Liang, N. H. Amini, and P. Mason, On exponential stabilization of N-level quantum angular momentum systems, Siam Journal on Control and Optimization, 57(6), 3939-3960, 2019.

https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.05879

- Z. Dong, G. Zhang, and N. H. Amini, On the response of a two-level system to two-photon inputs, Siam Journal on Control and Optimization, 57(5), 3445-3470, 2019. 

https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.03675 

- N. H. Amini, and J. E. Gough, The estimation Lie algebra associated with quantum filters, Open Systems & Information Dynamics, 26(2), 1950004, 2019.

https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.10575

- Z. Dong, G. Zhang, and N. H. Amini, Quantum filtering for a two-level atom driven by two counter-propagating photons, Quantum Information Processing, 18 (5), 136, 2019. 

https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.05307

- Z. Dong, G. Zhang, and N. H. Amini, Single-photon quantum filtering with multiple measurements, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 32(3), 528-546, 2018.

 https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.03267 

- N. Tezak, N. H. Amini, and H. Mabuchi, Low dimensional manifolds for exact representation of open quantum systems, Physical Review A 96, 062113, 2017. 

  https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.05369

- T. Nguyen, Z. Miao, Y. Pan, N. H. Amini, V. Ugrinovskii, and M. R. James, Pole placement approach to coherent passive reservoir engineering for storing quantum information, Control Theory and Technology, 15(3), 193-205, 2017.

  https://arxiv.org/abs/1709.04101 

- Y. Pan, Z. Miao, N. H. Amini, V. Ugrinovskii and M. R. James, Interpolation approach to Hamiltonian- varying quantum systems and the adiabatic theorem, EPJ Quantum Technology, 2(1):1–12, 2015.

http://epjquantumtechnology.springeropen.com/articles/10.1140/epjqt/s405... 

- N. H. Amini, Z. Miao, Y. Pan, M. R. James, and H. Mabuchi, On the generalization of linear least mean squares estimation to quantum systems with non-commutative outputs, EPJ Quantum Technology, 2(1):1–25, 2015.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1140/epjqt/s40507-015-0028-y 

- S. L. Vuglar and H. Amini, Design of coherent quantum observers for linear quantum systems, New Journal of Physics, 16(12):125005, 2014.

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1367-2630/16/12/125005/meta 

- H. Amini, C. Pellegrini and P. Rouchon, Stability of continuous-time quantum filters with measurement imperfections, Russian Journal of Mathematical Physics, 21(3):297-315, 2014.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1061920814030029 

- Y. Pan, H. Amini, Z. Miao, J. Gough, V. Ugrinovskii and M. R. James, Heisenberg picture approach to the stability of quantum Markov systems, Journal of Mathematical Physics, 55(6):062701, 2014.

http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/jmp/55/6/10.1063/1.4884300 

- H. Amini, A. Somaraju, I. Dotsenko, C. Sayrin, M. Mirrahimi and P. Rouchon, Stabilization of discrete- time quantum systems subject to non-demolition measurements with imperfections and delays, Automatica, 49(9):2683–2692, 2013.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0005109813003269 

- H. Amini, M. Mirrahimi, and P. Rouchon, Stabilization of a delayed quantum system: the photon box case-study, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 57(8):1918–1930, 2012.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6189045/

- C. Sayrin, I. Dotsenko, X. Zhou, B. Peaudecerf, T. Rybarczyk, S. Gleyzes, P. Rouchon, M. Mirrahimi, H. Amini, M. Brune, J-M. Raimond, S. Haroche, Real-time quantum feedback prepares and stabilizes photon number states, Nature, 477(7362):73–77, 2011.

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v477/n7362/full/nature10376.html 

- H. Amini, F. Meunier, H. Michel, A. Mohajeri, Greedy colorings for the binary paintshop problem, Journal of Discrete Algorithms, 8(1): 8-14, 2010.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1570866708000439 

Conferences

- H. Nurdin, N. H. Amini, and J. Chen, Data-driven dystem identification of linear quantum systems coupled to time-varying coherent inputs, Submitted to CDC, 2020.

-W. Liang, N. H. Amini, and P. Mason, On the robustness of stabilizing feedbacks for quantum spin-1/2 systems, Submitted to CDC, 2020.

https://arxiv.org/abs/2004.05638 

-W. Liang, N. H. Amini, and P. Mason, On estimation and feedback control of spin-1/2 systems with unknown initial states, IFAC, 2020.

https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.01074

-W. Liang, N. H. Amini, and P. Mason, On exponential stabilization of two-qubit systems, CDC, 2019.

https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07470

- W. Liang, N. H. Amini, and P. Mason, On exponential stabilization of spin-1/2 systems, CDC, 2018.

https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10632

- J. Gough, and N. H. Amini, How to build a quantum coherent observer, CDC, 2018.

https://arxiv.org/abs/1609.06454

- Z. Dong, G. Zhang, and N. H. Amini, Exact analysis of quantum filter for systems driven by two counter-propagating single-photon states, IFAC, 2017.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405896317325806

- T. Nguyen, Z. Miao, Y. Pan, N. H. Amini, V. Ugrinovski, and M. James, Pole placement approach to coherent passive reservoir engineering for storing quantum information, ACC, 2017.

https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7962959

- Y. Pan, T. Nguyen, Z. Miao, N. Amini, V. Ugrinovski, and M. James, Coherent observer engineering for protecting quantum information, In the proceedings of the conference CCC, 2016.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7554812/ 

- Z. Dong, G. Zhang, and N. H. Amini, Quantum filtering for multiple measurements driven by two single-photon states, In the proceedings of the conference WCICA, 2016.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7578675/ 

- Z. Dong, G. Zhang, and N. H. Amini, Quantum filtering for multiple measurements driven by fields in single-photon states. In the proceedings of the conference ACC, 2016.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7526105 

- Y. Pan, H. Amini, Z. Miao, V. Ugrinovskii and M. R. James, Stability of quantum Markov systems in the Heisenberg picture, In the proceedings of the conference AUCC, 2013.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=6697323 

- H. Amini, M. Mirrahimi, P. Rouchon, On stability of continuous-time quantum-filters, In the proceedings of the conference CDC/ECC, 2011.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=6160631 

- H. Amini, P. Rouchon, M. Mirrahimi, Design of strict control-Lyapunov functions for quantum systems with QND measurements, In the proceedings of the conference CDC/ECC, 2011.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=6160433 

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