Daniel Gottesman is the Brin Family Endowed Professor in Theoretical Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Maryland. He is also a Fellow of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science. Gottesman’s research focuses on quantum computation and quantum information. He works in the sub-fields of quantum error correction, fault-tolerant quantum computation, quantum cryptography and quantum complexity. He received his doctorate in physics from Caltech in 1997.