## Theory of Computation Laboratory

Faculty at the University of Michigan Computer Science & Engineering Division whose work is in combinatorial optimization, data structures, cryptography, quantum computation, parallel and distributed computation, algorithmic game theory, graph theory, geometry, and combinatorics.

## Lattice cryptography: A new unbreakable code

Prof. Chris Peikert is working toward a new security standard for a future when quantum computing is standard and traditional algebraic security methods will be easily broken.

## News

### Algorithms, a random walk: A conversation with Nikhil Bansal

Bansal is known for his use of a broad mathematical toolset to find algorithmic solutions to problems once thought unsolvable.

### Outstanding research recognized at Graduate Honors Competition

Five finalists from each CSE lab presented their work at the event’s final round.

### Using negative probability for quantum solutions

Probabilities with a negative sign have been of great use in quantum physics.