Ethan Hansen

Ethan Hansen

Quantum Software Engineering Intern

Ethan is currently attending Case Western University studying Computer Science and he is super enthusiastic about quantum computing, especially helping people understand more about it. That’s why he created his own podcast! To learn about quantum computing he taught himself using online resources from textbooks to videos to papers. He’s still learning, but he’s eager to help! His favorite topic within quantum computing is quantum machine learning because there are so many incredible potential applications. In his free time, he enjoys biking, reading, and watching educational videos online.



Question & Answer

Why have you chosen a career in quantum?

Quantum computing has the power to change the world, the science and math behind it is incredible, and in addition, quantum computing now seems like an analog of the dawn of digital computing.

What’s your superpower?

Explaining complex topics simply

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

I’d love to meet Peter Shor and ask about the discovery of his algorithm

What are people often surprised to know about you?

I’m still in school! I’ve heard some people say, “I thought you were a master’s student!”