Erik Lucero is a Staff Research Scientist on the Quantum A.I. team at Google. With over a decade of experience in quantum architectures, Erik has controlled (with high fidelity!) both semiconductor "spin qubits" and superconducting qubits. He has produced a portfolio of iconic photos documenting the quantum processors over the years. He received a B.S. with Honors in Electrical Engineering, a B.S with Distinction Magna Cum Laude in Applied Physics from the University of Colorado and a PhD in Physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Erik joined Google in 2015.