Joseph Fitzsimons is a theoretical physicist with interests in all areas of quantum mechanics and quantum information theory. He holds a BSc in theoretical physics from University College Dublin, and a DPhil from the University of Oxford, where his doctoral research focused on quantum computer architectures. Prior to joining SUTD, he was a senior research fellow at the Centre for Quantum Technologies, Singapore’s first Research Centre for Excellence. Between 2007 and 2010, he was a fellow of Merton College, serving on the college’s governing body; and a senior research fellow in Oxford’s Department of Materials. Fitzsimons currently holds a joint appointment at the Centre for Quantum Technologies, and is a National Research Foundation Fellow.