Bing Qi

Bing Qi
Associate Professor of Physics

Bing Qi (戚兵)is an Associate Professor of Physics at NYU Shanghai. Prior to this appointment, he was a Senior Researcher in Quantum Research Team at Cisco Systems. Before that, he was a Senior Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and a Joint Faculty Associate Professor with the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Bing received a PhD from Dalian University of Technology in 1996. From 1996 to 2013, he held various research positions at Tsinghua University, Virginia Tech and University of Toronto.


Select Publications

  • Yi Zhao, Bing Qi, Xiongfeng Ma, Hoi-Kwong Lo, Li Qian, “Experimental Quantum Key Distribution with Decoy States,” Physical Review Letters 96, 070502 (2006)

  • Bing Qi, Chi-Hang Fred Fung, Hoi-Kwong Lo, Xiongfeng Ma, “Time-shift attack in practical quantum cryptosystems,” Quantum Information and Computation 7(1), 73-82 (2007)

  • Bing Qi, Yue-Meng Chi, Hoi-Kwong Lo, Li Qian, “High-speed quantum random number generation by measuring phase noise of a single-mode laser”, Optics Letters 35, 312-314 (2010)

  • Hoi-Kwong Lo, Marcos Curty, Bing Qi, “Measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution”, Physical Review Letters 108, 130503 (2012)

  • Bing Qi, Pavel Lougovski, Raphael Pooser, Warren Grice, and Miljko Bobrek, “Generating the local oscillator ‘locally’ in continuous-variable quantum key distribution based on coherent detection”, Physical Review X 5, 041009 (2015)



  • PhD, Applied Optics
    Dalian University of Technology 

Research Interests

  • Quantum cryptography

  • Quantum communications and networking

  • Optical sensing