William Oliver, the technology coordinator of the Quantum Systems Accelerator and a Lincoln Laboratory Fellow, discusses the promise of quantum engineering.
December 20, 2021
A close up shot of William Oliver's smiling face
An interview with QSA's technology coordinator William D. Oliver

Broad interdisciplinary efforts at the Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA) advance the three major modalities in quantum computing: neutral atoms, trapped-ion systems, and superconducting circuits. With multiple avenues explored in the quantum science endeavor, QSA’s technology coordinator helps Center leadership see the big picture and advises on new approaches.

MIT’s William D. Oliver, who has a background in electrical engineering, serves in this role at QSA. Oliver is a recognized leader in the field with more than 20 years of experience in the quantum engineering of superconducting quantum circuits. Quantum engineering integrates the theory of quantum mechanics with electrical and electronic engineering, systems engineering, material science, and computer science for the practical applications of quantum information science.

Read Oliver's interview with the QSA below.