Dr. Brad Lackey is a mathematician and computer scientist working as a quantum systems architect for Microsoft Quantum. He joined Microsoft in December 2018, and prior to this was Senior Technical Leader with the U.S. Department of Defense, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at University of Maryland, College Park, and Fellow of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science.
He received a B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Mathematics from University of Houston, was an Izaak Killam Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Alberta, and an EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellow and University Lecturer at University of Hull.
He has broad research interests in quantum information science, including quantum algorithm development and quantum-inspired optimization, quantum error correction, (post-)quantum cryptography, and foundations of quantum theory.
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