Robert W. Spekkens
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
31 Caroline St. North, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 2Y5, Canada
I've won first prize in the 2012 FQXI Essay contest "Questioning the Foundations: Which of Our Assumptions Are Wrong?" for my essay The Paradigm of Kinematics and Dynamics Must Yield to Causal Structure
My student Iman Marvian has successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Iman!
Katja Ried has joined my research group as a PhD student. Welcome Katja!
The conference Conceptual Foundations and Foils for Quantum Information Processing takes place at Perimeter Institute. Organizers: Giulio Chiribella, Anne Broadbent and myself.
Jonathan Barrett, Stefano Pironio, Lluis Massanes and myself have been awarded an FQXI grant in Time and Foundations for a project entitled Time and the Structure of Quantum Theory
My opinion piece with Lucien Hardy entitled "Why Physics Needs Quantum Foundations" has been published as Physics in Canada 66, 73 (2010)
My application for an NSERC Discovery grant was successful.
My paper with Howard Barnum, Jonathan Barrett, Lisa Orloff Clark, Matthew Leifer, Nicholas Stepanik, Alex Wilce and Robin Wilke entitled "Entropy and information causality in general probabilistic theories" has been published as New J. Phys. 12, 033024 (2010).
My paper with Nicholas Harrigan entitled "Einstein, Incompleteness, and the epistemic view of quantum states" has been published as Found. Phys. 40, 125 (2010).
My paper with Gilad Gour and Iman Marvian entitled "Measuring the quality of a quantum reference frame: the relative entropy of frameness" has been published as Phys. Rev. A 80, 012307 (2009). .