Isaac Chuang

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Isaac L. Chuang
ResidenceUnited States
Alma materStanford University
MIT
Known forNMR quantum computing
AwardsAmerican Physical Society Fellow (2010)
MIT Technology Review TR100 (1999)
Scientific career
FieldsElectrical engineering, Physics
InstitutionsMIT
IBM
University of California Berkeley
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Doctoral advisorYoshihisa Yamamoto[1]
Websitehttp://feynman.mit.edu/ike/homepage/index.html

Isaac L. Chuang is an American electrical engineer and physicist. He leads the quanta research group at the Center for Ultracold Atoms at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).[2] He received his undergraduate degrees in physics (1990) and electrical engineering (1991) and master's in electrical engineering (1991) at MIT.[3] In 1997 he received his PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University.[3]

Chuang is one of the pioneers of NMR quantum computing. Since 2003, Chuang has focused his attention on trapped ion approaches to quantum computing, as the field of liquid state NMR quantum computing fell out of favor due to limitations on its scalability beyond tens of qubits due to noise.

Chuang is also widely known for having authored one of the primary reference books in the field of quantum information with Michael Nielsen, cited by more than 20,000.[4]

While employed at IBM in 1999, Chuang was to be featured in a film by Errol Morris, commissioned by IBM for an internal conference on the occasion of the year 2000. The conference was cancelled and the film was never completed, however excerpts including Chuang can be viewed at Morris's personal web site.

In 2015, he led a study showing that some students on the EdX platform cheat by creating multiple accounts and "harvesting" correct answers.[5]

Honors[edit]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Nielsen, Michael A.; Chuang, Isaac L. (2000). Quantum Computation and Quantum Information (10th Anniversary Edition). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-63235-5. OCLC 43641333.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.stanford.edu/group/yamamotogroup/YY-HP/member.html
  2. ^ http://feynman.mit.edu/ike/homepage/
  3. ^ a b Copsey, D.; Oskin, M.; Impens, F.; Metodiev, T.; Cross, A.; Chong, F.T.; Chuang, I.L.; Kubiatowicz, J., "Toward a scalable, silicon-based quantum computing architecture," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol.9, no.6, pp. 1552–1569, Nov.-Dec. 2003, doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2003.820922
  4. ^ Michael A Nielsen,; Isaac L Chuang (2010). "Quantum Computation and Quantum Information (10th Anniversary Edition)". Google Scholar. Retrieved 12 September 2015.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  5. ^ "EdX Users Cheat Through MOOC-Specific Method, Study Says". Thecrimson.com. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  6. ^ "2010 Fellows of the American Physical Society".
  7. ^ "1999 Young Innovators Under 35". Technology Review. 1999. Retrieved August 16, 2011.