Gorjan Alagic is an associate research scientist at the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science at the University of Maryland. His research lies at the intersection of theoretical computer science and mathematics, with a particular focus on quantum algorithms and cryptography. In quantum algorithms, he studies computational problems related to topology and algebra. In cryptography, his interests include quantum-secure cryptographic primitives and program obfuscation. Gorjan previously held research positions at Caltech, the University of Waterloo, and the University of Copenhagen. He did his doctorate work with Alexander Russell at the University of Connecticut.