Dr Steven Herbert
Steven is an Affiliated Lecturer at the University of Cambridge Department of Computer Science and Technology, a Senior Research Scientist at Cambridge Quantum Computing and a Teaching By-Fellow at Churchill College. He is interested in all aspects of quantum information and computation and his specific current research interests concern the efficient execution of quantum algorithms on near-term quantum computers.
Steven received the MA (cantab) and M.Eng. degrees from the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering in 2010, and the PhD degree from the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory in 2015. Following the submission of his PhD thesis he remained at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory as a Research Assistant from May to June 2014 and retained an affiliation as a Visiting Researcher until 2016. From January 2015 until July 2016 he worked at Blu Wireless Technology, during which time he was a co-inventor of five patents. Subsequently, from September 2016 – January 2018, he was a Research Associate at the Institute for Digital Communications, University of Edinburgh; from February – December 2018 he was a Research Associate at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge; and from January – December 2019 he was a Research Associate at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford. He commenced his current position of Affiliated Lecturer in September 2019; and his position of Senior Research Scientist in April 2020. He was elected a Teaching By-Fellow at Churchill College in February 2018.