Kenneth R Brown

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Michael J. Fitzpatrick Distinguished Professor of Engineering

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Research Interests

Quantum error correction, quantum control, quantum computer architecture, ion trap quantum computing, and the spectroscopy of sympathetically cooled molecular ions

Bio

Prof. Brown's research interest is the control of quantum systems for both understanding the natural world and developing new technologies. His current research areas are the development of robust quantum computers and the study of molecular properties at cold and ultracold temperatures.

Education

  • B.S. University of Puget Sound, 1998
  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2003

Positions

  • Michael J. Fitzpatrick Distinguished Professor of Engineering
  • Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Professor of Physics
  • Affiliate of the Duke Quantum Center

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award. Pratt School of Engineering. 2020
  • Fellow. American Physical Society. 2018
  • Experienced Research Fellow. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. 2015
  • Kavli Fellow. Kavli Foundation and National Academy of Science. 2013

Courses Taught

  • PHYSICS 995: Graduate Training Internship
  • PHYSICS 628: Quantum Error Correction
  • PHYSICS 495: Thesis Independent Study
  • PHYSICS 493: Research Independent Study
  • HOUSECS 59: House Course
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering
  • ECE 891: Internship
  • ECE 621: Quantum Error Correction
  • ECE 520: Graduate Introduction to Quantum Engineering
  • ECE 494: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 493: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 420: Introduction to Quantum Engineering
  • ECE 391: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering