About the Author
K. BIRGITTA WHALEY, PhD, received her bachelor's degree from the University of Oxford and doctorate from the University of Chicago, following a John F. Kennedy fellowship at Harvard. She undertook postdoctoral work at the University of Tel Aviv and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem before joining the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley in 1986, where she is currently co-Director of the Berkeley Quantum Information and Computation Center, and Faculty Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
STUART A. RICE, PhD, received his bachelor's degree from Brooklyn college and his master's degree and doctorate from Harvard University. He was a junior fellow at Harvard for two years before joining the faculty of The University of Chicago in 1957, where he is currently the Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus.
AARON R. DINNER, PhD, received his bachelor's degree and doctorate from Harvard University, after which he conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford and the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the faculty at The University of Chicago in 2003.