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Christopher R Monroe

Gilhuly Family Presidential Distinguished Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
130 Hudson Hall, Box 90291, Durham, NC 27708
the Chesterfield Building, 701 W. Main St., Durham, NC 27701

Research Interests


quantum physics, applications in quantum information science

Selected Grants


PIF: Software-Tailored Architecture for Quantum Co-Design (STAQ II)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2028

International Collaborative Research Developing Multi-qubit and Individually Controllable Trapped-ion based Quantum Computer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Ewha Womans University · 2023 - 2027

QLCI - CI: Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland, College Park · 2021 - 2026

Novel Quantum Measurement Circuits for Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency · 2024 - 2026

(MURI) Dissipatively Stabilized Qubits and Materials

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Chicago · 2021 - 2024

PIF: Software-Tailored Architecture for Quantum Co-Design (STAQ II)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2028

International Collaborative Research Developing Multi-qubit and Individually Controllable Trapped-ion based Quantum Computer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Ewha Womans University · 2023 - 2027

QLCI - CI: Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland, College Park · 2021 - 2026

Novel Quantum Measurement Circuits for Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency · 2024 - 2026

(MURI) Dissipatively Stabilized Qubits and Materials

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Chicago · 2021 - 2024

MRI: Development of a Next-Generation Modular Ion-Trap Quantum Computer

EquipmentPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2024

MURI: Scalable Certification of Quantum Computing Devices and Networks

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by California Institute of Technology · 2021 - 2024

The Geometry and Flow of Quantum Information: From Quantum Technology to Quantum Gravity

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of California - Berkeley · 2020 - 2023

External Relationships


  • IonQ, Inc.

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