Mohammad Reza Jokar is a graduating Ph.D. student in the Computer Science Department of University of Chicago working with Prof. Fred Chong. His research interests include computer architecture, quantum computing, quantum optimal control, and cryogenic computing.

Mohammad Reza is looking for a full-time position.


  • 2016-present : Ph.D. in Computer Science
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. (GPA= 3.85 / 4)
  • 2012-2014 : M.Sc. in Computer Engineering
    Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. (GPA= 18.83 / 20)
  • 2008-2012 : B.Sc. in Computer Engineering
    Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran. (GPA= 17.07 / 20)
  • Publications

  • Jokar M. R., Rines R., Pasandi G., Cong H., Holmes A., Shi Y., Pedram M., & Chong F. (2022). DigiQ: A Scalable Digital Controller for Quantum Computers Using SFQ Logic. HPCA 2022, Seoul, South Korea (to appear).
  • Jokar M. R., Rines R., & Chong F. (2021). Practical Implications of SFQ-based Two-qubit Gates. IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE 21). Best paper award.
  • Yang M., Jokar M. R., Qiu J., Lou Q., Liu Y., Udupa A., Chong F., Dallesasse J., Feng M., Goddard L., Hu X., & Li Y. (2021). A Hybrid Optical-Electrical Analog Deep Learning Accelerator Using Incoherent Optical Signals. Proceedings of the Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI 2021 (GLSVLSI ’21).
  • Jokar M. R., Qiu J., Chong F., Goddard L., Dallesasse J., Feng M., & Li Y. (2020). Baldur: A Power-Efficient and Scalable Network Using All-Optical Switches. HPCA, San Diego, CA.
  • Holmes A., Jokar M. R., Pasandi G., Ding Y., Pedram M., & Chong F. (2020). NISQ+: Boosting computational power of quantum computers by approximating quantum error correction. ISCA, Valencia, Spain.
  • Jokar M. R., Qiu J., Goddard L., Dallesasse J., Feng M., Li Y., & Chong F. (2019). A High-Performance and Energy-Efficient Optical Network Using Transistor Laser. TECHCON, Austin, TX.
  • Jokar M. R., Zhang L., Dallesasse J., Chong F., & Li Y. (2019). Direct-Modulated Optical Networks for Interposer Systems. NOCS, New York, NY.
  • Jokar M. R., Zhang L., & Chong F. (2018). Cooperative NV-NUMA: Prolonging Non-Volatile Memory Lifetime through Bandwidth Sharing. International Symposium on Memory Systems (MemSys), Washington, DC.
  • Jokar M. R., Zhang L., Li Y., & Chong F. (2017). Investigating Energy-Efficient Technologies for Next-Generation Optical Interconnection Networks. TECHCON, Austin, TX.
  • Jokar M. R., Arjomand, M., & Sarbazi-Azad, H. (2016). Sequoia: A high-endurance NVM-based cache architecture. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, 24(3), 954-967.
  • Contact

  • Email : jokar at uchicago dot edu