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Eleanor Rieffel

Research Scientist

Eleanor G. Rieffel explores algorithm design and fundamental questions in quantum computation as a leader of NASA’s QuAIL team. After receiving her Ph.D. in mathematics from UCLA and serving as a mathematics post-doc at USC, she joined FXPAL, where she performed research in diverse fields including quantum computation, applied cryptography, bioinformatics, and robotics. She joined NASA Ames Research Center to work on their expanding quantum computing effort. Her book, Quantum Computing: A Gentle Introduction, with co-author Wolfgang Polak, was published by MIT Press and has received stellar reviews.

Past Programs Featuring Eleanor Rieffel

Sunday, May 31, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm