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Jungsang Kim

Distinguished Professor, Duke University

About Jungsang Kim

Jungsang Kim is the Schiciano Family Distinguished Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Physics at Duke University, where he has led many collaborative research and development projects at the frontier of foundational quantum computing technologies since 2004. In 2015, Kim co-founded IonQ with his long-time colleague, Chris Monroe, to commercialize quantum computers. Prior to joining Duke University, he was a technical manager and a member of technical staff at Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, working on optical and wireless communication technologies. Kim earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Seoul National University in Korea and his doctorate in physics from Stanford University. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, American Physical Society, and Optica (formerly Optical Society of America). 

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