Irene López Gutiérrez, M.Sc.

Technische Universität München

Institut für Informatik
Boltzmannstrasse 3
85748 Garching

Office: MI 02.05.043
Mail: irene.lopez (at) 

Tel: +49-89-289-18636
Fax: +49-89-289-18607
Office Hours: by arrangement



  • 2014-2018: MSci. Theoretical Physics, University College London
  • 2018-2019: Research associate, Technical University of Dresden
  • 2019-Present: Research associate/PhD candidate, Technical University of Munich

Research interests

  • Quantum Computing
  • Quantum many-body systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Quantum Chemistry


  • Tutorial: Algorithms for Scientific Computing II - WiSe 2019/2020
  • Tutorial: Introduction to Quantum Computing - SoSe 2020, WiSe 2020/2021, SoSe 2021, WiSe 2021/2022
  • Seminar: Advanced Topics of Quantum Computing - SoSe 2020, WiSe 2020/2021, SoSe 2021, WiSe 2021/2022
  • Tutorial: Tensor Networks - SoSe 2021
  • Tutorial: Advanced Concepts of Quantum Computing - SoSe 2022

Open and Running Student Projects

Open Student Projects

  • Quantum algorithms for constrained satisfaction problems: for example, how could one solve a Kakuro using a quantum circuit? This project would involve the application of quantum arithmetic operations and autoencoders.

Running Student Projects

Finished Student Projects


  • Burak Mete: A Novel Approach for Solving Constrained Optimization Problems with QAOA using Encoders. Masterarbeit, 2022 mehr…
  • Theodora-Augustina Dragan: Quantum Kernels and Applications. Studienarbeit, 2022 mehr…


  • Amr Ibrahim: Machine Learning Techniques for Simulating Quantum Dynamics. Masterarbeit, 2021 mehr…
  • Burak Mete: Hamiltonian Simulation using Quantum Autoencoders. Studienarbeit, 2021 mehr…
  • Daniil Teplitskiy: Quantum Process Tomography of Spin Glasses via time-delayed measurements. Bachelorarbeit, 2021 mehr…
  • Iulia-Otilia Mustea: Quantum dynamics simulations with GPU support. Masterarbeit, 2021 mehr…
  • Johanna Franziska Schinabeck: Classification of Ising Phases for the Purpose of Transfer Learning Using Neural Networks. Bachelorarbeit, 2021 mehr…
  • Ryan Novak: Transfer Learning in the Context of Quantum Dynamics Simulations. Masterarbeit, 2021 mehr…


  • Irene López Gutiérrez, Christian B. Mendl: Real time evolution with neural-network quantum states [arXiv:1912.08831]
  • Erickson Tjoa, Irene López Gutiérrez, Allison Sachs, Eduardo Martín-Martínez: What makes a particle detector click [arXiv:2102.05734]
  • Irene López Gutiérrez, Felix Dietrich, Christian B. Mendl: Quantum Process Tomography of Unitary Maps from Time-Delayed Measurements [arXiv:2112.09021]



  • Burak Mete; Irene Lopez Gutierrez; Christian B. Mendl: Constrained QAOA using autoencoders. IMPRS Summer School, 2022 mehr…
  • Irene Lopez Gutierrez: Quantum Process Tomography from Time-Delayed Measurements. Variational Learning for Quantum Matter, 2022 mehr…
  • Irene Lopez Gutierrez: Constrained QAOA with autoencoders. IMPRS Summer School, 2022 mehr…


  • Irene Lopez Gutierrez; Felix Dietrich; Christian B. Mendl: Unitary quantum process tomography by time-delayed measurements. APS March Meeting 2021, 2021 mehr…


  • Irene Lopez Gutierrez; Christian B. Mendl: Real time evolution with neural network quantum states. APS March Meeting 2020 (virtual contribution), 2020 mehr…