Leo DiCarlo is an assistant professor in Applied Physics. He holds a double major in physics and electrical engineering from Stanford University, a masters in electrical engineering also from Stanford, and a PhD in mesoscopic physics from Harvard.
Leo's focus evolved from semi to superconducting electronic systems during his post-doc in applied physics at Yale University. Highlights from this period include the first solid-state quantum processors executing quantum algorithms, generating three-qubit entanglement, and performing basic quantum error correction.
In Delft, Leo and his team are devoted to transforming these superconducting prototypes into useful quantum computing technology. In particular, his group focuses on developing quantum measurements and feedback control as needed by a scalable architecture that quantum computes while self-correcting errors. This is a great challenge blurring the line between traditional condensed-matter physics and electrical engineering.
Assistant professor in Applied Physics, faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology
PhD, Mesoscopic Physics, Harvard
MSc, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University