Kenneth R Brown

Kenneth R Brown

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor of Physics (Joint)

Associate Professor of Chemistry (Secondary)

Associate Professor of Physics (Secondary)

Office Location: 
701 W Main St, Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 660-1376


Prof. Brown's research interest is the control of quantum systems for both understanding the natural world and developing new technologies. His current research areas are the development of robust quantum computers and the study of molecular properties at cold and ultracold temperatures.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley 2003

  • B.S., University of Puget Sound 1998

Huang, Shilin, et al. “Fault-tolerant weighted union-find decoding on the toric code.” Physical Review A, vol. 102, no. 1, American Physical Society (APS). Crossref, doi:10.1103/physreva.102.012419. Full Text

Newman, Michael, et al. “Generating Fault-Tolerant Cluster States from Crystal Structures.” Quantum, vol. 4, Verein zur Forderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften, pp. 295–295. Crossref, doi:10.22331/q-2020-07-13-295. Full Text