About the Authors
Scott Aaronson
Scott Aaronson
associate professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Scott Aaronson received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University and his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. He is known for his blog and for founding the Complexity Zoo. He publishes often in Theory of Computing.
Alex Arkhipov
Alex Arkhipov
Ph.D. student
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Alex Arkhipov is a Ph.D. student at MIT, where he also received a bachelor's degree in mathematics. His advisor is Scott Aaronson. His research interests are in quantum computing and complexity theory. In his spare time, Alex enjoys strategy board games, role-playing games, and juggling.