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Comfort Mintah

South Africa

AIMS South Africa 2015

Comfort graduated from AIMS South Africa in 2015, she is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Guelph. She also holds an MSc in Applied Mathematics from the University of Guelph, Canada. She was the first female to graduate from the University of Ghana with a specialty in Mathematical Physics after 65 years. She is also the first Ghanaian female student working in Quantum Information and Computing. Comfort worked as a tutor, mentor and collaborated in student supervision at AIMS Ghana, AIMS Cameroon, and AIMS Rwanda. She was one of the first visiting PhD student interns in the Quantum Leap Africa program, working in the Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Technologies project of Prof. David Kribs (University of Guelph), jointly funded by Mitacs and AIMS Canada. Her research specializes in Quantum Local Operations and Classical Communication (LOCC), Quantum Error Correction, Operator Algebra, Operator Theory and Matrix Theory. She is also interested in Quantum Machine learning. Comfort’s research is supported by Mitacs, AIMS, and the University of Guelph.

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