Quantum People

Influential People in Quantum Computing

November 4, 2018

These are some of the people that are working in the field, creating the science and technology of the future.

Name Institution Address Details
Scott Aaronson University of Texas/Quantum Computing link Scott Aaronson, also known as, David J. Bruton Jr, is a theoretical computer scientist and Centennial Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas. His area of research is quantum computing and computational complexity theory.
Chris Adami Michigan State University link Chris Adami teaches Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, and Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University. He received the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal, as well as elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2017.
Gerardo Adesso University of Nottingham link Gerardo Adesso is a Professor of Mathematical Physics and Faculty of Science at the University of Nottingham. He leads The Quantum Correlations Group at the School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Nottingham.
John Rarity University of Bristol link John Rarity is a Professor of Optical Communication Systems at the University of Bristol. He is a member of The Bristol Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information, QET Labs, Department of Electrical & Electronical Engineering, and Photonics.
Samuel Braunstein University of York link Samuel Braunstein is a Professor at the University of York. He has received the Royal Society – Wollfson Research Merit Award and the title of Lord Kelvin Lecturer in 2001.
Pieter Kok University of Sheffield link He is a physicist and Senior Lecturer in Theoretical Physics at the University of Sheffield. He also wrote Introduction to Optical Quantum Information Processing.
Stefano Pirandola University of York link He is the Professor of Quantum Information at Computer Science at the University of York. He has a PhD in Physics from the University of Camerino in Italy.
David Lucas Oxford link He is a co-leader of the Oxford ion trap quantum computing research group. He works with a group that is involved in theoretical activity.
Ronald de Wolf Dutch Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science link He is a researcher at the Algorithms and Complexity group of CWI, and a professor at the University of Amsterdam.
Jiannis Pachos University of Leeds link He is a Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Leeds. At the University of Leeds he is apart of the Theoretical Physics Group.
Daniel Gottesman Perimeter Institute link Daniel works on Quantum Computation, fault-tolerant quantum computation, quantum cryptography, and quantum complexity. He developed the stabilizer code formalism for creating and describing a large class of quantum codes.
David Cory University of Waterloo link He is affiliated with the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and chairs the advisory committee for the Canada Institute for Advanced Research’s Quantum Information Processing program.
John Preskill California Institute of Technology link He is a Theoretical Physicist and a Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology.
Raymond Laflamme Perimeter Institute link Raymond began his career working with Stephen Hawking on questions in quantum gravity and cosmology. He is now the CSO at Universal Quantum Devices.
Charles Bennett IBM link Charles Bennett studies Quantum Information at IBM.
Giles Brassard Universite de Montreal link Gilles Brassard studies Quantum Information
Juan Ignacio Cirac Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics link He is the director of the Theory Division of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and a quantum information theorist.
Richard Cleve University of Waterloo link Richard Cleve researches quantum information processing. He has won the CAP-CRM Prize in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics in 2008.
Patrick Hayden Stanford University link Patrick Hayden researches finding efficient methods for performing the communication tasks that will be required for quantum information processing. He hold the Canada Research Chair in the Physics of Information at McGill University.
Adrian Kent University of Cambridge link He researched quantum foundations and quantum information science and is a Professor of Quantum Physics at the University of Cambridge.
Debbie Leung University of Waterloo link Leung studies Theoretical Quantum Information Processing, and teaches Introduction to Quantum Information Processing at the University of Waterloo.
Hoi-K Wong Lo University of Toronto link Hoi-K Wong Lo is in The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. He also researches Quantum Information.
Norbert Lutkenhaus Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) link Norbert Lutkenhaus studies Quantum Information.
Michele Mosca Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) link Michele Mosca studies Quantum Information, specifically quantum algorithms and complexity, quantum safe cryptography, and issues with quantum information processing.
Ashwin Nayak University of Waterloo link Nayak work in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo. Nayak also researches Quantum Information.
Sandu Popescu University of Bristol link Sandu Popescu is a Professor of Physics at the University of Bristol. He is also a member of the Bristol Quantum Information and Computation Group.
David Poulin Perimeter Institute link David is earning is PhD under Professor Raymond Laflamme. His area of research is Quantum Foundations.
Barry Sanders University of Calgary link Barry Sanders studies Quantum Information and he is in the Institute for Quantum Information Science at the University of Calgary.
Peter Shor Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) link Peter Shor is in the Department of Mathematics at MIT. His area of research is Quantum Information. || Barbara Terhal | Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule (RWTH Aachen University) | link | Barbara Terhal studies Quantum Information at RWTH Aachen University. || John Watrous | University of Waterloo | link | Watrous works at the University of Waterloo at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. He studies Quantum Information.
Dorit Aharonov Hebrew University link Dorit is a Professor at Hebrew University and she works in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Her main research interests are Quantum computational complexity, Quantum algorithms, and Quantum cryptographic protocols.
Christopher Altman Delft University of Technology link Altman is a quantum technologist, physicist, and an astronaut. He started his career with an artificial intelligence project and a NASA/USAF. His work has been featured in both a Discovery Channel Special and in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Maria Schuld University of KwaZulu-Natal link Maria is a Postdoctoral researcher who received her PhD in Physics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. She researches Quantum machine learning, quantum computing, quantum neural networks, and machine learning.
Peter Wittek University of Toronto link Peter Wittek is the Academic Director of the Quantum Machine Learning Initiative in the Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto. He researches the intersection of machine learning and quantum physics.
Hans Christian von Baeyer College of William and Mary link He is a Chancellor Professor of Physics at the College of William and Mary. He has received the Science Journalism Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Magazine Award.
Chad Rigetti Rigetti Computing link He is the founder and CEO of Rigetti Computing, and is a quantum computing physicist. Prior, he worked in the quantum computing group at IBM.
Ilya Sinayskiy National Institute for Theoretical Physics link Ilya researches Open quantum systems, Quantum Information Processing, and Quantum Optics. He is a researcher at the National Institute for Theoretical Physics.
Francesco Petruccione University of KwaZulu-Natal link He is a professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal since 2004. He has published more than 90 papers in refereed journals.
Philip Ball Freelance link He is a science writer, who has written many books on science. He writes regularly for Nature, but has had publications in New Scientist, New York Times, the Guardian, The Financial Times, and New Statesman.
Andris Ambainis University of Latvia link He is a Professor at the University of Latvia, and researches Quantum computing, quantum communication, quantum cryptography, and foundations of quantum mechanics (quantum nonlocality).
Janet Anders University of Exeter link Janet is a theoretical physicist, a Lecturer at the University of Exeter, and a member of the Electromagnetic and Acoustic Materials group. She researches thermodynamic aspects of quantum systems.
P.K. Aravind Worcester Polytechnic Institute link Aravind is a Professor of Physics at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He researches foundations of quantum mechanics, Bell’s theorem, and quantum information theory.
André Berthiaume DePaul University link He is an Assistant Professor at DePaul University. Berthiaume researches Classical and quantum algorithms, Quantum information theory, Classical and quantum cryptography, distributed systems, and information technology education.
Jacob Biamonte Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology link He is a Professor at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and the Lead of Skoltech’s Deep Quantum Labs.
Joshua Bienfang Quantum Measurement Division of the Physical Measurement Laboratory link He is a physicist in the Quantum Optics group who has been awarded the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers and many more.
Sougato Bose University College London link He is a professor of Physics that works in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. He researches Entanglement in spin chains, Quantum communication, Quantum Optics, and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics.
Dan Browne University College London link He is a professor of Physics that works in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. He researches quantum information science to understand the phenomena in quantum physics that lie at the heart of quantum information protocols.
Caslav Brukner University of Vienna link He is a Director of the IQOQI Vienna, and he researches foundations of quantum physics, quantum information theory, and the interplay between gravity and quantum physics.
Harry Buhrman University of Amsterdam link He is the Algorthims and Complexity group Leader at CWI and teaches Computational Complexity at the University of Amsterdam.
Daniel Burgarth Aberystwyth University link He is a Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics, the Institute Director of Postgraduate Studies, and a member of University Senate.
Mark Byrd Southern Illinois University link Professor of Physics with a specialization in Theoretical Quantum Computation and Quantum Error Correction. He is a part of the Quantum Computing Group at SIU.
Adan Cabello Universidad de Sevilla link He researches Foundations of quantum theory, quantum information, and quantum computation at Universidad de Sevilla.
Robert Calderbank Duke University link He is the Director for the Information Initiative and a Professor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics at Duke University. He also works with Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development.
John Calsamiglia Universität Autonoma de Barcelona link He is a Professor at the Universität Autonoma de Barcelona.
Valerio Cappellini “Abdus Salam” International Centre for Theoretical Physics link His area of interests are in quantization procedures, algorithmic complexity, duality between quantum maps and quantum states, and random matrix theory.
Nicolas Cerf Universite Libre de Bruxelles link He is a physicist and a professor of quantum mechanics and information theory. He is also a member of the Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium.
Andrew Childs University of Maryland link He is a professor at the University of Maryland that is in the Department of Computer Science and Institute for Advanced Computer Studies. He researches quantum systems to process information, quantum algorithms, and quantum query complexity.
Matthias Christandl University of Copenhagen link He is a Professor at the University of Copenhagen where he works in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and researches Quantum Information Theory.
Isaac Chuang MIT link He is in the Department of Physics at MIT, where he is a Professor of Physics and a Professor of Electrical Engineering.
Charles W. Clark University of Maryland link He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland and he researches Atomtronic’s, Neutron interferometry, Quantum telecommunications, and far ultraviolet radiation.
Richard Cleve University of Waterloo link He is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. He was awarded for “fundamental results in quantum information theory, including the structure of quantum algorithms” in 2008.
Don Coppersmith IBM link He is a mathematician and cryptographer who played a big part in the IBM team that developed the Data Encryption Standard (DES).
Claude Crépeau McGill University link He is a Professor at McGill University and has fundamental work in zero-knowledge proof, multi-party computing, quantum cryptography, and quantum teleportation.
Oscar Dahlsten University of Oxford link He works in the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford. He works on quantum information theory that includes role of information entropy and typical entanglement.
A.R. Usha Devi Bangalore University link She researches phase space description of quantum spin systems, classical and quantum correlations, quantum measurements, and quantum information theory.
Wim van Dam University of California link He is a Professor of Computer Science and Physics. He researches theory of quantum computation, including, quantum information, quantum communication, and nonlocality.
Ivan Damgård Aarhus University link He is a Professor of Computer Science at Aarhus University, he recently published a new book with Ronald Cramer and Jesper Buus Nielsen on Information Theoretically Secure Multiparty Computation.
David Deutsch University of Oxford link He is a physicist who is a visiting Professor in the Department of Atomic and Laser Physics at the Centre for Quantum Computation (CQC) at the University of Oxford.
Luming Duan Tsinghua University link He is a Professor of who researches Quantum Optics and Quantum Information.
Jonathan L DuBois Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory link He has researched Quantum Monte Carlo and Quantum coherence in mesoscopic systems. He recently published Identification of the Local Sources of Paramagnetic Noise in Superconducting Qubit Devices Fabricated on a-AI 2 O 3 Substrates Using Density-Functional Calculations.
Ian Durham Saint Anselm College link He is a mathematical physicist at the Saint Anselm College. He is a part of the American Physical Society and the Royal Astronomical Society.
Jens Eisert Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems link He studies Quantum many-body theory, quantum information theory, and quantum optics. He is also a Professor at the Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems.
Artur Ekert University of Oxford link A Professor of Quantum Physics. He researches quantum cryptography and quantum computation.
Berge Englert National University of Singapore link He is a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Quantum Technologies, and is a Professor at the National University of Singpore. He researches quantum information science.
Steven van Enk University of Oregon link He is a Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Oregon. He researches quantum computing, model selection, and probability.
Mark Ettinger Spoken Communications link He is a Senior Algorithms Engineer at Spoken Communications. He researched Theoretical aspects of Computer Science.
Edward Farhi MIT link He is a Professor of Physics at MIT and works in the Department of Physics. He researches quantum mechanics and quantum computing.
Stephen Fenner The University of South Carolina link He is a Professor at the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina. He researches core theoretical foundations of computing commutability and computational complexity specifically quantum computing and information.
Michael Fleischhauer University of Kaiserslautern link He is a Professor in the Physics Department at the University of Kaiserslautern. He researches theoretical quantum optics, coherent processes in atoms and other quantum systems, quantum properties of nonlinear optical processes, and quantum information processing with photons and ensembles.
Lance Fortnow Georgia Tech College of Computing link He is a Professor at Georgia Tech College of Computing, he mainly researches on computational complexity and its applications to economic theory.
Michael Freedman University of California link He is a Mathematician in a research group at the University of California called Microsoft Station Q since 2008.
Mark Friesen University of Wisconsin-Madison link He is in the Physics Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he is researching Silicon quantum computing and quantum computing architectures and algorithms.
Christopher Fuchs University of Massachusetts Boston link He is a Professor of Physics in the College of Science and Mathematics. He wrote Coming of Age with Quantum Information in 2011 and My Struggles with the Block Universe in 2014.
Peter Gács Boston University link He is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at Boston University. He researches Fault-tolerant cellular automata, algorithmic information theory, computational complexity theory, and quantum information theory.
Ernesto F. Galvão Universidade Federal Fluminense link He is a theoretical physicist. He researches quantum information, quantum optics, and foundations of quantum mechanics.
Piotr Gawron Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics link He studies Quantum information and Computer Science at the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics, Polish Academy of Sciences.
Neil Gershenfeld MIT link He is a Professor at MIT and the Director of The Center for Bits and Atoms. He researches quantum computations, microfluidic bubble logic, and physical one-way cryptographic functions.
Richard Gill Leiden University link He is a Professor at Leiden University, who works in the Mathematics and Natural Sciences Department. He researches foundations of statistics, probability, mathematics, and quantum theory.
Nicolas Gisin University of Geneva link He is a professor and physicist at the University of Geneva, he teaches quantum information and communication. He started the long distance quantum communication in 1995.
Vittorio Giovannetti Scuola Normale Superiore link He is a Professor and Physicist at Scuola Normale Superiore. He is researching Quantum Information and Quantum Optics.
Jeffrey Goldstone MIT Center for Theoretical Physics link He is a theoretical physicist and a faculty member at MIT Center for Theoretical Physics. He discovered the Nambu-Goldstone boson, and researches quantum computation.
Jeroen van de Graaf Universite de Montreal link He is a Professor at the Universite de Montreal.
Frederic Green Clark University link He is a Professor at Clark University in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. He researches Theory of Computation, Circuit Complexity, Computational Complexity, Quantum Computation, and Theoretical and Computational Physics.
Lov Grover Bell Laboratories link He is a Computer Scientist who originated the Grover database search algorithm used in quantum computing.
Samuel Gutmann Northeastern University link Samuel Gutmann is a Professor at Northeastern University who studies quantum adiabatic algorithms and quantum walks.
Christopher Hadley Dunnhumby link He is a Senior Data Scientist at Dunnhumby. He received his PhD in quantum computing at UCL and his undergraduate degree in physics at Oxford.
Sean Hallgren The Pennsylvania State University link Hallgren is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, before this experience he was a Senior Researcher and Head of the Quantum Information Technology group at NEC Laboratories.
Rasmus Hvass Hansen University of Copenhagen link He is a MR Physicist at University of Copenhagen Herlev Hospital. He studies quantum mechanics and neuroimaging.
Yorick Hardy University of the Witwatersrand link He is an Associate Professor in the School of Mathematics at the University of the Witwatersrand and he has published more than 50 books.
Aram Harrow MIT link He is a Professor of Physics in the Center for Theoretical Physics. He researches quantum algorithms, information and complexity theory, representation theory, and optimization.
Nathan L. Harshman Aarhus University link He studies theoretical nuclear physics and particle physics, but more recently he’s has been studying quantum physics.
Tim Havel MIT link He is a researcher of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. He studies Nanotechnology, Computational chemistry and scientific computing, and management of challenging long-term R & D projects.
Mark Hillery Hunter College link He is a Professor at Hunter College, where he works in the Department of Physics. He is apart of the fellow optical society of America and fellow American physical society.
Tad Hogg Stanford University link He researches chaos in quantum mechanics and parallel computer systems. He has also worked on Social Computing and Information, Quantum Systems, and Internet Ecologies and Dynamics of Computation.
Alexander Holevo Steklov Mathematical Institute link Holevo does research on the mathematical foundations of quantum theory, quantum statistics, and quantum information theory.
Steve Homer Boston University link He is a Professor of Computer Science at Boston University, he is also a member of RISCS. He researches theoretical computer science, complexity theory, quantum computing, learning theory, and paralle and probabilistic algorithms.
Peter Høyer University of Calgary link He is a Professor at the University of Calgary teaching quantum computing and theoretical computer science. He is researching quantum computing, algorithmic, complexity theory, communication complexity, cryptography, probabilistic arguments, data structures, simulations, and machine learning.
Richard Hughes Los Alamos National Laboratory link He is a quantum information physicist that researches quantum cryptography, and works with the quantum computing teams.
Lawrence Ip Google link When he completed his PhD, he completed it with Umesh Vazirani and they studied theoretical computer science, in quantum computation. He also researches coding theory and information theory.
Aurelian Isar University of Bucharest link He is a Professor in the Department of Theoretical Physics, National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering. He researches quantum dissipation, open quantum systems, and dissipative tunneling in open quantum systems.
Jonathan Jones University of Oxford link He is a Professor of Physics that studies quantum algorithm’s at the University of Oxford. He works within the Department of Atomic and Laser Physics on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR).
Gregg Jaeger Boston University link He teaches quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, quantum information, statistics, mathematics, and the history and philosophy of physics at Boston University.
Iordan Kerenidis IRIF link He is a Senior Research at Algorithims and Complexity Group at LIAFA. He researches Quantum Computation and Complexity Theory.
Myungshik Kim Imperial College London link Myungshik researches quantum optics and quantum information theory and is a professor at Imperial College London in the Department of Physics.
Alexei Kitaev Institute for Quantum Information and Matter link He is a theoretical physicist at IQIM who researches mathematics, he also researches encoding of quantum information.
Peter Knight Imperial College London link Knight is a professor who teaches quantum optics at the Imperial College London. He was President of the Institution of Physics from 2011 to 2013.
Emanuel Knill Center for Theory of Quantum Matter link Knill researches developing and applying mathematical and physical tools to understand the limitation of processing resources, he also researches information theory, probability theory, and theory of computation.
Dennis Kretschmann Boehmert and Boehmert link He is an attorney who focuses on the development and management of patent portfolios in the areas of physics, optics, electrical engineering, IT, and software.
Greg Kuperberg University of California link He is a Professor at the University of California in the Mathematics Department. He researches Quantum algebra, geometric topology, quantum information theory, convex geometry, and combinatorics.
Christian Kurtsiefer Centre for Quantum Technologies link He is a Professor in the Quantum Optics section of Centre for Quantum Technologies, he researches experimental Quantum Information and Communications, Single Photon Technologies, and Atom-Light Interaction.
Paul Kwiat University of Illinois link He is a Professor the University of Illinois and he researches Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Photonic Quantum Information Systems, and Hyper-entanglement for Advanced Quantum Communication.
Antia Lamas-Linares Texas Advanced Computing Center link She works specifically focused on quantum optics implementations of quantum information protocols, foundations of physics, and security vulnerabilities of practical implementations of quantum cryptography.
Andrew Landahl University of New Mexico link He is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, he researches Quantum Information and quantum computation; specifically algorithms, error-correction, fault-tolerance, control, and computing architectures.
Sophie Laplante Institut de Recherche en Informatique Fondamentale link She researches Classical and quantum computational complexity theory, quantum nonlocality and its applications to computational complexity, including query and communication complexity.
Troy Lee Centre for Quantum Technologies link He is a Principal Investigator who works in theoretical computer science, he works with computational complexity.
Lev Levitin Boston University link He is a Distinguished Professor in the Division of Systems Engineering. He researches Information theory, Physics of communication and computing, Complex and organized systems, Quantum theory of measurement, Reliable communication and computing, and Bioinformatics.
Maciej Lewenstein The Institute of Photonic Sciences link He is a theoretical physicist and professor at The Institute of Photonic Sciences. He researches Bose-Einstein condensation, quantum dynamics of degenerate gases, and laser induced condensation.
Daniel Lidar University of Southern California link He is the Professor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, and Physics. He mainly researches quantum information processing and quantum control.
Elliott Lieb Princeton University link He is a Professor of Mathematics and Higgins Professor of Physics. His main research is the quantum and classical many-body problem, and the stability of matter.
Göran Lindblad AlbaNova University link He is a theoretical physicist and a Professor at the AlbaNova University.
Noah Linden University of Bristol link He is a professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Bristol, and researches Quantum Information.
Seth Lloyd MIT link Is a Professor at MIT and researches Quantum Information, Quantum control and measurement, and complex systems.
Hoi-Kwong Lo University of Toronto link He is a Professor at the University of Toronto in the Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Control, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Department of Physics.
Samuel Lomonaco UMBC link He is a Professor at UMBC in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. He researches Quantum computation, algebraic coding theory, cryptography, and algorithms.
Mikhail Lukin Harvard University link He is a professor at Harvard University. He is also a theoretical and experimental physicist who studies quantum computing.
Hideo Mabuchi Stanford University link He is a Professor at Stanford that specializes in Applied Physics, he is also a physicist. He has won many awards such as the Young Innovator and Sloan Research Fellowship.
Frédéric Magniez IRIF link He is the Director of IRIF and researches Quantum computing, specifically algorithms, self-testing, and cryptography.
Vadim Makarov Quantum Hacking Lab link He is the chief scientist of Quantum Hacking Lab. He researches quantum hacking, quantum cryptography, quantum communications, and single photon detectors.
Keiji Matsumoto National Institute of Informatics link He is the Professor of Priciples of Informatics Research Division at the National Institute of Informatics. He also researches Quantum Information.
Norman Margolus MIT link He is a computer scientist and a physicist. He is better known for the cellular automata and reversible computing. He was one of the organizers of a seminal research meeting on the connections between physics and computation theory.
Michael Mc Gettrick NUI Galway link He is a Professor at NUI Galway. He is researching Quantum Computation and Quantum Information. Computer Algebra, and Tropical Geometry.
David Mermin Cornell University link He is a physicist that is known for Mermin-Wagner theorem. He researches quantum mechanics and quantum information science.
David Meyer UC San Diego link He is a professor at UC San Diego in Mathematics, he researches Mathematical Physics, quantum information processing, topological data analysis and network analysis.
Alan Migdall NIST link He leads the Quantum Optics Group in NIST. He founded the Single Photon Workshop in 2003.
Gerard Milburn Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems link He is a theoretical quantum physicist that has worked on quantum feedback control, quantum measurements, quantum information, and linear optical quantum computing.
Cris Moore Santa Fe Institute link He is a computer scientist, mathematician, and physicist who is now at the Santa Fe Institute. Previously he was a Professor at the University of New Mexico.
Giovanna Morigi Universität des Saarlandes link Professor of Physics at Universität des Saarlandes, researches Theoretical physics, specifically, Atomic, molecular and optical physics, Quantum and Nonlinear Optics, Statistical Physics of photonic systems.
Klaus Mølmer Aarhus University link He works for the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Aarhus University. He researches Atomic Physics, Quantum Computers, and Quantum Mechanics.
Tal Mor Technion link Works in the Computer Science Department at Technion. He researches Quantum Information Processing.
Michael Nielsen Y Combinator Research link He is a scientist who has written books about Quantum Physics, including Quantum Computation and Quantum Information and Reinventing Discovery.
Noam Nisan Hebrew University of Jerusalem link He is a Professor of Computer Science and is the head of the Internet-and-Society program. He studies Computer Science, game Theory, and Economics. He is known for his research in computational complexity theory.
Kevin Obenland MIT Lincoln Laboratory link He is Senior Technical Staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory who studies the practical implementation of a quantum computer and quantum operations.
Jeremy O’Brien University of Bristol link He is a Professor in Phusics and Electrical Engineering at University of Bristol where he is also the director of the Centre for Quantum Photonics.
Yuri Ozhigov Moscow State University link He is a Professor at Moscow State University, chair of super computers and quantum informatics.
Mauro Paternostro Queens University Belfast link He is a professor at the School of Mathematics and Physics who has received multiple rewards such as EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellowship.
Arun K Pati Zhejiang University link He is a physicist who researches quantum information and computation, he is most know for his contributions in the area of quantum information.
Juan Pablo Paz University of Buenos Aires link He is a physicist that researches quantum computing, quantum theory of correction, and chaos theory.
Ian Percival University of London link He is a theoretical physicist and a Professor at the University of London. He is known for his suggestion about the existence of a different type of spectra of quantum-mechanical systems due to classical chaos.
Simon Perdrix Loria link Perdrix is a researcher at Loria, Carte team who researches Quantum Computing.
Asher Peres Deceased link Peres was a physicist and was well known in the Quantum Theory world. He also was known for making the connection between quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity.
Dénes Petz Budapest University link He is researching Quantum Entropy, Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Theory, and the Wigner theorem. He is a Professor at the Budapest University.
Andreas Winter Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona link Andreas is a mathematician and physicist who researches quantum information theory and theory of quantum entanglement.
Pawel Wocjan University of Central Florida link He is an Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He researches Quantum Algorithms, Quantum Information Theory, and Graph Theory. He has also won two research awards; the NSF Career Award, and the UCF Research Incentive Award.
Stefan Wolf UnIversita della Svlzzera Itallana link Wolf is a professor in Informatics. He researches cryptography, information theory, and quantum information processing.
William Wootters Williams College link Wootters is one of the physicists that founded the field of quantum information theory. He is known for his contributions to the theory of quantum entanglement.
Lian-Ao Wu Ikerbasque link He is a Research Professor at Ikerbasque at the Department of Theoretical Physics, who researches quantum control, quantum computation and quantum information, and quantum devices.
Tomoyuki Yamakami University of Fukui link He is a Professor of Information Science who does research in the foundations of mathematics and complexity theory.
Andrew Yao Tsinghua University link He is the Dean at Tsinghua University as well as a professor, computer scientist, and computational theorist. He is most known for using the minimax theorem to prove Yao’s Principle.
Anton Zeilinger University of Vienna link He is a Professor at the University of Vienna, as well as a quantum physicist who was rewarded the Inaugural Isaac newton Medal for his contributions to the foundations of quantum physics.
Peter Zoller University of Innsbruck link Zoller is a Professor at the University of Innsbruck who researches atomic physics, theoretical quantum optics, and many-body quantum physics.
Wojciech Zurek Los Alamos National Laboratory link He is a theoretical physicist who researches quantum theory, decoherence, physics of quantum and classical information, and non-equilibrium dynamics of defect generation.
Marek Żukowski University of Gdańsk link He is a Lecturer at the University of Gdansk, and a theoretical physicist. He researches quantum mechanics, including Bell’s theorem and quantum interferometry.
Karol Życzkowski Jagiellonian University link He is a Professor, Physicist, and Mathematician of physics. He researched quantum chaos, quantum measurement, entropy, and entanglement.
Salvador Venegas-Andraca Tecnologico de Monterrey link He is a Professor and Scientist at Tecnologico de Monterrey. He researches quantum walks, quantum algorithms, classical and quantum image processing, and classical and quantum pattern recognition.
Jian-Wei Pan University of Science and Technology of China link He is a quantum physicist that is known for his contributions to quantum entanglement.
Sergey Kulik Moscow State University link He is a professor at the Faculty of Physics at Moscow State University. He has organized several international workshops on quantum information science. He researches experimental quantum optics and quantum information processing with multidimensional systems and application of entangled states to spectroscopy.
Pablo Arrighi Aix-Marseille University link He is a professor of the Informatics and Interactions department. He researches Quantum Cellular Automata, Causal Graph Dynamics, and Free software development.
Dave Bacon Google link He is a Staff Software Engineer at Google, who studies software engineering, quantum computing, quantum software, innovation research, and technical management.
Steve Bartlett The University of Sydney link He is a Professor at The University of Sydney who teaches physics. He researches quantum mechanics, string theory, exotic quantum materials, and the mathematics of topology.
Alexandre Blais Université de Sherbrooke link He is a Professor of theoretical physics in the Department of Physics. He researches nanophysics and quantum optics.
Todd Brun University of Southern California link He is a Professor at the University of Southern California, he researches Quantum Information Science and Technology.
Dagmar Bruß Institut für Theoretische Physik link She researches Quantum Information, Quantum Optics, Foundation of Quantum Mechanics, and Quantum Information Theory; has written books about it.
Francesco Buscemi Nagoya University link He is a Professor at Nagoya University. He researches quantum information theory, quantum measurement theory, quantum entanglement, and quantum foundations.
Vladimir Buzek The Academy of Europe link He is a Researcher of Physics, who does research in Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Optics, Quantum Cryptography, and Foundations of Quantum Theory.
Carlton Caves University of New Mexico link He is a Professor in Physics and Astronomy, he researches quantum information theory; quantum chaos, and quantum optics.
David Collins Colorado Mesa University link He is a Professor of Physics, Intermediate Laboratory, Fundamental Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, and many more. He Researches quantum computing and quantum information.
Alejandro Díaz-Caro Conicet link He is an Investigador Asistente, who does research of Theory of Computation and Quantum Computing.
Christoph Dürr Université Pierre et Marie Curie link He is a Researcher who used to research cellular automata, discrete tomography, quantum computing.
Jürgen Eschner Universität Des Saarlandes link He is a Professor at Universität Des Saarlandes and he is apart of a Quantum Photonics group through the Saarlandes.
Torsten Franz Author link He is an author who has written multiple articles about Quantum Physics.
Geza Toth Ikerbasque link Toth is a Professor at Ikerbasque and researches quantum information, quantum optics, and quantum metrology.
Markus Grassl Institut für die Physik des Lichts link He researches Coding Theory, Quantum Computing, and Multi-Photon States with Minimal Polarization.
Richard Jozsa University of Cambridge link He is a mathematician who researches quantum information science. He helped write Deutsch-Jozsa quantum algorithm, and helped invent quantum teleportation.
Sabre Kais Purdue Science link He is a Professor at Purdue Science in the Physical/Theoretical and Computer Science Department. He researches quantum computation and quantum information.
Anders Karlsson Elsevier link He is the Vice President of Global Strategic Networks at Elsevier, he was the Professor of Quantum Photonics from 1987 to 2011.
Marek Karpinski University of Bonn link He is a computer scientist and mathematician who reached the theory of algorithms, combinatorial optimization, and mathematical foundations.
Alastair Kay University of London link He is a lecturer at Royal Holloway through the University of London, he is a theoretical quantum physicist and mathematician researching quantum computers.
Kiran Kedlaya University of California link He is a professor at the University of California for Mathematics. He was also on the show Jeopardy for one episode.
Julia Kempe Paris Diderot University link She is a researcher and professor of Computer Science. She has won many awards such as the bronze medal of CNRS and the Irene Joliot-Curie Prize.

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