P. Aaron Lott is a senior research scientist and program manager in the Research Institute of Advanced Computer Science at USRA and is a research staff member of the NASA Ames Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Prior to joining USRA he worked as a senior applied research scientist and director of product management at D-Wave systems. Aaron earned his Ph.D. in applied mathematics and scientific computation at the University of Maryland, College Park, and performed post-doctoral research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Aaron has worked on development of the D-Wave 2X, D-Wave 2000Q hardware and software features as well as several research projects exploring algorithms, benchmarking, and development of quantum computers in optimization, machine learning and materials science applications.
Senior Research Scientist and Program Manager, Research Institute of Advanced Computer Science at USRA
Research Staff Member, NASA Ames Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory