Athena Caesura

Athena Caesura

Quantum Software Engineer

After completing her BS in Mathematics and Physics at Case Western Reserve University, Athena received an MS in Physics (Quantum Information) from the University of Waterloo. During her master’s degree, Athena studied techniques that evaluate and improve quantum computation with specialization in Randomized Benchmarking and Quantum Error Correction. During her free time, you can always find Athena either composing or performing music with friends.

Question & Answer

Why have you chosen a career in quantum?

Quantum computing gives physicists the opportunity to reconcile our desire to search for mathematical beauty with the desire to contribute to the development of near-term technologies.

If you could meet anyone, who would it be and why?

Leonhard Euler, I would never miss the chance to meet my favorite mathematician. Plus, I hear he was a really nice guy.