Daniel Gottesman

Ph.D., Caltech (Physics)

Daniel Gottesman is the Brin Family Endowed Professor in Theoretical Computer Science and co-director of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS).

His research focuses on quantum computation and quantum information. Gottesman works in the sub-fields of quantum error correction, fault-tolerant quantum computation, quantum cryptography and quantum complexity. He is best known for developing the stabilizer code formalism for creating and describing a large class of quantum codes and for work on performing quantum gates using quantum teleportation.

Before coming to UMD, Gottesman was a faculty member at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada.

He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and was named to the MIT Technology Review's TR100: Top Young Innovators for 2003.

Gottesman received his doctoral degree in physics from Caltech in 1997.

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