Robin Blume-Kohout (PhD. UC Berkeley, 2005) founded and co-leads the QPL. He has studied quantum computer characterization and benchmarking since 2005, with particular expertise in quantum tomography, and serves on the editorial review board for PRX Quantum.
Kevin Young (PhD. UC Berkeley, 2010) co-leads the QPL. He is an expert in the characterization, benchmarking, and modeling of quantum computers, with special expertise in trapped-ion systems. He is a 2020 DOE Early Career Award recipient for calibration of quantum computers.
Kenneth Rudinger (PhD. Wisconsin, 2014) is an expert in quantum computer characterization and in applying cutting-edge performance assessment techniques to real quantum computing hardware.
Timothy Proctor (PhD. Leeds, 2016) leads the QPL’s research into quantum computer benchmarking methods. He is also an expert on randomized benchmarking and time-resolved characterization of quantum computers.
Stefan Seritan (PhD. Stanford, 2020) is the lead developer and maintainer of pyGSTi. He is an expert in scientific software and quantum chemistry.
Corey Ostrove (PhD. UT-Austin, 2021) is an expert on efficient deployment of gate set tomography.
Postdocs and students
Daniel Hothem (PhD. Oregon, 2021) joined the QPL as a postdoctoral scholar in 2021.
Megan Dahlhauser (PhD. Tennessee, 2021) joined the QPL as a postdoctoral scholar in 2021.
Ashe Miller (PhD. LSU, 2022) joined the QPL as a postdoctoral scholar in 2023.
Alicia Magann (PhD. Princeton, 2021) is a Sandia Truman Fellow, and a QPL affiliate.
Jordan Hines is a PhD student at UC-Berkeley, and a QPL affiliate.
Anthony Polloreno is a PhD student at CU-Boulder, a QISE-NET fellow, and a QPL affiliate.
Jean-Paul Marceaux is a PhD student at UC-Berkeley, a QISE-NET fellow, and a QPL affiliate.
Jalan Ziyad is a PhD student at UNM, and a QPL affiliate.