Nicole Yunger Halpern

Senior Investigator

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Nicole Yunger Halpern is a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Maryland. She is also a Fellow of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science and an affiliate of the Joint Quantum Institute. Yunger Halpern re-envisions 19th-century thermodynamics for the 21st century, using the mathematical toolkit of quantum information theory. She received her doctorate in physics from Caltech in 2018.