In Episode 91 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Quantum Technology and Defense: Understanding the Imperative, John Baum and Mitchell Institute’s Heather Penney are joined by Dr. Max Perez, an engineer at Cold Quanta, and Dr. Andrei Shkel, a professor of engineering at UCI, to demystify this important capability and understand how it applies to future defense applications. We hear it all the time in conversations regarding future defense technologies: quantum is going to be critically important. But what does that actually mean and where will we likely apply this technology? Where does the US stand relative to China in the race to operationalize quantum? What’s the cost of coming in second in this competition? The podcast delves into these key questions and more. This is an important conversation with top experts that you won’t want to miss. It’s all about looking past the buzzwords and cutting to the key issues in play.
Host: Lt Col (Ret.) John “Slick” Baum, Senior Fellow, The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
Producer: Shane Thin
Producer: Daniel C. Rice
Executive Producer: Douglas Birkey
Guest: Heather Penney, Senior Fellow, The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
Guest: Dr. Max Perez, Engineer, Cold Quanta
Guest: Dr. Andrei Shkel, Professor of Engineering, University of California, Irvine