Christopher Monroe

Duke University and IonQ, Inc.

Christopher Monroe is the Gilhuly Family Presidential Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics at Duke University, and the Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of IonQ, Inc. Monroe has pioneered nearly all aspects of trapped ion quantum computing and simulation, from the demonstration of the first quantum gate, a monolithic semiconductor chip ion trap, and photonic interconnections between separated ion trap systems. He is a key architect of the US National Quantum Initiative, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, Optical Society of America, the UK Institute of Physics, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Talk: Programmable Quantum Simulators with Trapped Ions