Rob Schoelkopf was appointed to be one of the members of the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee (NQIAC).
The announcement came from The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Department of Energy Announces the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee
August 28, 2018: The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the members of the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee (NQIAC), which will counsel the Administration on ways to ensure continued American leadership in quantum information science (QIS).
“Today, the White House is proud to join DOE to announce the members of the NQIAC, an important step forward for the National Quantum Initiative. We look forward to engaging with the entire U.S. innovation ecosystem to advance quantum research and innovation for the betterment of our Nation,” said U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios.
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Committee members represent industry, universities, Federal laboratoties, and other Federal Government agencies.
The members of the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee include:
Professor Timothy A. Akers, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
Professor Frederic T. Chong, Seymour Goodman Professor, University of Chicago
Dr. James S. Clarke, Director, Quantum Hardware, Intel Corporation
Professor Kai-Mei C. Fu, Associate Professor of Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Dr. Marissa Giustina, Senior Research Scientist, Google, LLC
Mr. Gilbert V. Herrera, Laboratory Fellow, Sandia National Laboratories
Professor Evelyn L. Hu, Tarr-Coyne Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University
Professor Jungsang Kim, Co-Founder, IonQ, Professor of ECE, Physics and Computer Science, Duke University
Dr. Joseph (Joe) Lykken, Deputy Director for Research, Fermi National Accelerator Lab,
Mr. Luke Mauritsen, Founder/CEO, Montana Instruments, Bozeman, MT
Professor Christopher R. Monroe, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Professor William D. Oliver, Associate Professor EECE, Professor of Practice Physics, and MIT-Lincoln Laboratory Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and MIT-Lincoln Laboratory
Mr. Stephen S. Pawlowski, Vice President of Advanced Computing Solutions
Professor John P. Preskill, Director of the Institute for Quantum and Matter, California Institute of Technology
Dr. Kristen L. Pudenz, Lead for Quantum Information Science, Lockheed Martin
Dr. Chad T. Rigetti, Founder and CEO, Rigetti Computing
Dr. Mark B. Ritter, Chair, Physical Sciences Council, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Professor Robert J. Schoelkopf, Sterling Professor of Applied Physics and Physics, Yale University
Dr. Krysta M. Svore, General Manager of Quantum Systems, Microsoft Research
Professor Jinliu Wang, Senior Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, The State University of New York
Dr. Jun Ye, JILA Fellow, Adjoint Professor of Physics, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO