Professor of ECE and Physics, Duke University
Area of expertise: Quantum Information, Atomic and Optical Physics
Christopher Monroe is a recognized leader in the field of quantum information science and atomic implementations of quantum computers and simulators. After demonstrating the first quantum gates in any platform in the 1990s, he has developed semiconductor-based ion trap chips, remote entanglement operations through photons, and quantum simulation protocols using trapped ions. He co-founded the company IonQ in 2016.