Dr. Hsi Sheng Goan

National Taiwan University


Education :

  • 1999, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Experience :

  • 2005–2007, Assistant Professor; 2007–2011, Associate Professor; 2011–Present, Professor, Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

  • 2002–2004, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Quantum Computer Technology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Biography :

Professor Hsi-Sheng Goan received his Ph.D. degrees in Physics from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA in 1999. He then worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia from 1999-2001. From 2002-2004, he was a senior research fellow awarded the Hewlett-Packard Fellowship at the Center for Quantum Computer Technology at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia before he took up a faculty position at the Department of Physics, National Taiwan University (NTU) in 2005. He is currently a Professor of Physics at NTU working in the fields of Quantum Computing and Quantum Information, Quantum Control, Mesoscopic (Nano) Physics, Quantum Optics, and Quantum Optomechanical and Electromechanical Systems.

He is the principal investigator (PI) of the integrated project of “Silicon-Based Quantum Devices, Quantum Computing and Quantum Communication”, devoting to developing a prototype of semiconductor quantum computer processors, and the Co-PI of the project of “IBM Q Hub at NTU”, focusing on programing, software development and application using the IBM quantum computer machines. Both projects are funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan. Professor Goan has served as a member of the Editorial Boards of several international scientific journals, such as International Journal of Quantum Information, European Physical Journal: Quantum Technology, Chinese Journal of Physics, and Frontiers in ICT: Quantum Computing.

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