About me

My name is Weiyuan Gong (龚维元), a first-year graduate student at John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University. I am fortunate to work with Prof. Sitan Chen. Before entering Harvard, I got my B.E. from Yao Class, Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS), Tsinghua University advised by Prof. Dong-Ling Deng at the Center for Quantum Information (CQI). Here is my CV.


  • Sept 2023- Present, Graduate student, SEAS, Harvard University.
  • Sept 2019- June 2023, B.E., IIIS, Tsinghua University.

Research Interest

  • Quantum algorithms & Quantum complexity theory
  • Quantum machine learning
  • Quantum information
  • Optimization & Machine learning theory


I enjoy driving, swimming, and playing table tennis. I was the leader and the co-founder of the table tennis team for IIIS. Appointments for playing table tennis are strongly welcomed! I also enjoy taking care of and playing with my potato kitty.