Research Scientist at Berkeley Lab, California.

Computational Research Division - Department of Applied Mathematics - Scalable Solvers Group

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, MS 050A-3111
Berkeley, CA 94720, US




I am a Research Scientist in the Computational Research Division at Berkeley Lab and received my PhD in Engineering Science: Computer Science (2015) at KU Leuven from which I also hold Master degrees in Mathematical Engineering (2010) and in Archaeology (2011).

My main research fields are Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing. My research interests range from numerical linear algebra and numerical software to quantum algorithms and quantum circuit synthesis.

Research Interests

  • (Nonlinear) Eigenvalue Problems
  • Numerical Linear Algebra
  • Model Order Reduction
  • Numerical Software
  • Quantum Circuit Synthesis


  1. L. BassmanR. Van BeeumenE. Younis, E. Smith, C. Iancu, W.A. de Jong
    Constant-depth circuits for dynamic simulations of materials on quantum computers
    arXiv:2103.07429, 2021
  2. R. Van Beeumen, L. Periša, D. Kressner, C. Yang
    A flexible power method for solving infinite dimensional tensor eigenvalue problems
    arXiv:2102.00146, 2021
  3. R. Van Beeumen, K.Z. Ibrahim, G.D. Kahanamoku–Meyer, N.Y. Yao, C. Yang
    Enhancing scalability of a matrix-free eigensolver for studying many-body localization
    arXiv:2012.00217, 2020




QCLAB is an object-oriented MATLAB toolbox for creating and representing quantum circuits.



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