Starting 2020

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), USA

  • Incoming Ph.D. Student
  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2018 - 2020

EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland

  • Master of Science: Physics & Data Science
  • Master thesis at Harvard University (02/2020 – 08/2020)
    • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences – Prof. Prineha Narang’s group
    • Thesis topic: Near Term Quantum Algorithms for Optimization Problems
  • EPFL Excellence Fellowship (best master’s students in the physics department)
  • GPA 5.5/6.0 (top ≈ 5%)
  • Specialization: Quantum Computing & Machine Learning
  • Associations and Societies:
    • Founder and President of the Quantum Computing Association
    • Member of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung) 

2014 - 2017

University of Zagreb, Croatia

  • Undergraduate studies: Physics
  • Final GPA: 4.9/5.0
  • Elected as Student Representative in 2017
  • Associations and Societies:
    • Founder of the Debate Society (politics, philosophy, economy, ...)
    • Member of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung)

2010 - 2014

XV. High school (MIOC), Zagreb, Croatia

  • Focus on Physics, Math and CS
  • International Physics Olympiads (IPhO): Kazakhstan 2014, Denmark 2013 and Estonia 2012: 3x Bronze Medal
  • Award for the best high school graduate in Croatia in 2014 (out of ~40 000 students)


April 2020

Assist-o, Switzerland & USA (Founder, Owner)

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  • Assist-o AG in Switzerland and Assist-o LLC in Massachusetts

Summer 2019

National University of Singapore (Visiting Researcher)

  • Research in Quantum Optimization Algorithms
  • Work at the Centre for Quantum Technologies in the group of Dr. Patrick Rebentrost and Prof. Miklos Santha

Since 2019

EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland (Research Assistant)

  • Implementation of optimization and logic synthesis algorithms for Qiskit-Terra (an open source Python library for Quantum Computers maintained by IBM)
  • Work in the group of Prof. Giovanni de Micheli and Dr. Mathias Soeken


University of California San Diego, USA (Visiting Researcher)

2017 - 2018

EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland + Technical University Vienna, Austria (Internship)

  • Solid State physics research: discovering and analyzing new materials
  • Work on Quantum Cryptography algorithms


D. E. Shaw & Co., London, UK & New York City, USA

  • Monte Carlo simulations of complex derivatives in Python
  • Modeling changes in the foreign exchange and bond market


Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Research Internship)

2014 - 2017

University of Zagreb, Croatia (Student assistant, Physics competitions)

  • Organization of the preparations for the International Physics Olympiad
  • 2 of my students won bronze medals at the International Physics Olympiad and received full scholarships for their studies at University of Cambridge
  • Teaching Physics I & II: Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetism (~80 students)

Summer 2014

Mully Children’s Family Orphanage, Kenya (Volunteer work)

  • Taught computer programming, mathematics and physics to 125 high school students
  • Organized programming courses for students to give them a chance to see what programming is and motivate them to pursue a career in it, as it requires few resources

Until 2015

Music performance and recording of CDs

  • Participated as a singer on 3 CD recordings for humanitarian purposes 
  • Participated in 15 humanitarian musicals and concerts as an actor, singer and a technician



1st place at the IBM Qiskit Camp Europe Hackathon 2019

  • Qiskit – PyTorch integration for Machine Learning
  • Project available on GitHub

Since 2018

EPFL Excellence fellowship

  • Awarded to the best master’s students of each department (less than 1%)

Since 2017

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship Foundation) 

  • Awarded to the best ~0.5% students in/from Germany
  • The selection is based on excellent academic records, social engagements, rhetorical and social skills, academic and sport competitions, and other personal accomplishments.


Award for the best high school graduate in Croatia in 2014 (out of ~40 000 students)

  • Selection was based on final exam results, science and sport competitions and social commitment


Bronze medal at the 45th International Physics Olympiad 2014 (Kazakhstan)


1st place at the Croatian National Physics Competition


 Bronze medal at the 44th International Physics Olympiad 2013 (Denmark)


1st place at the Croatian Championship in Triathlon

2012 - 2016

City of Zagreb scholarship

  • Awarded to the top ≈ 1% students in Zagreb (the capital of Croatia)


 Bronze medal at the 45th International Physics Olympiad 2012 (Estonia)


  • Good in Python and Matlab
  • Ok with C/C++, Linux, Pascal, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Git, Qiskit, ...




Full professional proficiency


Bilingual proficiency


Bilingual proficiency


Elementary proficiency



* The following articles are in Croatian, so You might need to use Google Translate to understand them.

Samuel Bosch in (2014)
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Samuel Bosch article in 100posto
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Dnevnik nove TV (the most watched news program in Croatia)


Dobro jutro, Hrvatska (the most watched morning program in Croatia) 

Samuel Bosch in (2017)
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Samuel Bosch ministar Jovanovic
Award from the Croatian minister of education (2013)