Leadership Team

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The SQMS center brings together an interdisciplinary team of more than 80 experts in superconducting technologies, condensed matter physics, materials science, atomic physics, theoretical particle physics, and key areas of quantum information science critical to building beyond state-of-the-art quantum computers and new types of quantum sensors. Meet the leadership team.

Core management team

Anna Grassellino
Anna Grassellino
Director
James Sauls
James Sauls
Deputy Director
Matt Reagor
Matt Reagor
Chief Technology Officer
Eleanor Rieffel
Eleanor Rieffel
Chief Scientist
Matthew Kramer
Matthew Kramer
Chief Engineer
Roni Harnik
Roni Harnik
Chief Theorist, Deputy Lead
Alexander Romanenko
Alexander Romanenko
Technology Thrust Lead
Panagiotis Spentzouris
Panagiotis Spentzouris
Science Thrust Lead
Mandy Birch
Mandy Birch
Ecosystem Lead

Quantum Technology Thrust

Alexander Romanenko
Alexander Romanenko
Technology Thrust Lead
Lin Zhou
Lin Zhou
Deputy Lead

Leaders

Mark Hersam
Mark Hersam
Focus Area Co-Lead
Maria Iavarone
Maria Iavarone
Focus Area Co-Lead
Laura Cardani
Laura Cardani
Focus Area Co-Lead

Area: Materials for 2D and 3D quantum devices

Jens Koch
Jens Koch
Focus Area Co-Lead
Matthew Hollister
Matthew Hollister
Focus Area Co-Lead
David Rivas
David Rivas
Focus Area Co-Lead
Davis Pappas
Davis Pappas
Focus Area Co-Lead

Area: Devices integration, prototypes, QPUs

Quantum Science Thrust

Panagiotis Spentzouris
Panagiotis Spentzouris
Lead
Roni Harnik
Roni Harnik
Chief Theorist, Deputy Lead

Leaders

Caterina Braggio
Caterina Braggio
Focus Area Co-Lead
Sam Posen
Sam Posen
Focus Area Co-Lead
Alexander Romanenko
Alexander Romanenko
Focus Area Co-Lead
Gerald Gabrielse
Gerald Gabrielse
Focus Area Co-Lead
Jason Hogan
Jason Hogan
Focus Area Co-Lead
Yonatan Kahn
Yonatan Kahn
Focus Area Co-Lead
Surjeet Rajendran
Surjeet Rajendran
Focus Area Co-Lead

Area: Quantum physics and sensing applications

Norman Tubman
Norman Tubman
Focus Area Co-Lead
Sohaib Alam
Sohaib Alam
Focus Area Co-Lead
Peter Orth
Peter Orth
Focus Area Co-Lead
William Zeng
William Zeng
Focus Area Co-Lead
Chiara Macchiavello
Chiara Macchiavello
Focus Area Co-Lead

Area: Algorithms, simulations and benchmarking

QIS Ecosystem

Mandy Birch
Mandy Birch
Ecosystem Lead
Sam Posen
Sam Posen
Deputy Lead

Leaders

Davide Venturelli
Davide Venturelli
Co-Lead
Jigang Wang
Jigang Wang
Co-Lead
Steve Adachi
Steve Adachi
Co-Lead

Ecosystem taskforce

Michelle Driscoll
Michelle Driscoll
S. Karsjen
S. Karsjen
Co-Lead
Sandra Charles
Sandra Charles
Co-Lead
Stefania De Curtis
Stefania De Curtis

Workforce development