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Jungsang Kim

Schiciano Family Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Box 90528, Durham, NC 27708
701 W Main Street, Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701

Research Interests


Quantum Computing with Trapped Ions, Quantum Information Science, Novel Photonic Devices, Application of Quantum Computers

Selected Grants


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

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2028

Scaling Modular and Reconfigurable Quantum Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland · 2016 - 2023

MRI: Development of a Programmable Ion-Trap Quantum Computer

EquipmentCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2023

Quantum Computing in Chemical and Material Sciences

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Energy · 2018 - 2022

EFRI ACQUIRE: Distributed Quantum Computation Using Ion Chips and Integrated Photonics

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland · 2017 - 2022

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

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2028

Scaling Modular and Reconfigurable Quantum Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland · 2016 - 2023

MRI: Development of a Programmable Ion-Trap Quantum Computer

EquipmentCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2023

Quantum Computing in Chemical and Material Sciences

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Energy · 2018 - 2022

EFRI ACQUIRE: Distributed Quantum Computation Using Ion Chips and Integrated Photonics

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland · 2017 - 2022

Error-corrected Universal Reconfigurable Ion-trap Quantum Archetype (EURIQA)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity · 2016 - 2022

Quantum Utilities for Integrated Characterization

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Quantum Benchmark Inc. · 2020 - 2021

Error-corrected Universal Reconfigurable Ion-trap Quantum Archetype (EURIQA)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity · 2016 - 2021

Compact single-atom entanglement experiment for quantum networks

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2015 - 2020

Quantum Communication from the ISS: Phase 2

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign · 2016 - 2019

MURI Fundamental research on wavelength-agile, high-rate quantum key distribution (QKD) in a marine environment

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign · 2013 - 2019

Quantum Utilities for Integrated Characterization

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Quantum Benchmark · 2019 - 2019

Vacuum Integrated System for Ion Trapping

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by ColdQuanta, Inc. · 2016 - 2019

Extreme-Performance Ion trap-Cavity System (EPICS) for Qubit State Detection with Ultimate Performance

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2015 - 2019

Center for Distributed Quantum Information

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland · 2015 - 2017

Superdense Quantum Teleportation: from the ISS

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign · 2013 - 2017

Workshop for Quantum Repeaters and Networks

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2015 - 2016

Package-level Integrated Vacuum for On-chip Trapped-ions (PIVOT)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by ColdQuanta, Inc. · 2015 - 2016

Scalable Platform for Agile extended-Reach Quantum Communications (SPARQC)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency · 2012 - 2016

Modular Universal Scalable Ion-trap Quantum Computer (MUSIQC) Capstone

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity · 2010 - 2016

Automated Micromanufacturing for Optical Sensing and Computational Imaging, Metamaterials, and Quantum Computing

EquipmentCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2012 - 2014

High efficiency light emitting devices using nanostructured ZnO

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2009 - 2013

Deep Ion Etcher for SMIF

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2010 - 2011

Advanced Photonic Sensors Enabled by Semiconductor Fusion-Bonding

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2008 - 2011

CAREER: Ion Trap "Integrated Circuit" Technology for Quantum Information Processor

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2006 - 2011

To Support Experimental Capabilities for Optical Communications

Institutional SupportPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Lord Foundation of North Carolina · 2007 - 2008

Hardware System Architecture for Quantum Information Processor in Quantum Communication Networks

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2005 - 2007

External Relationships


  • Applied Quantum Technologies, Inc.
  • Chey Institute for Advanced Studies
  • IonQ, Inc.
  • LG Electronics

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