Benjamin J Lawrie

Research Scientist

Dr. Ben Lawrie is a research scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the Quantum Information Science group.  He received his PhD in Interdisciplinary Materials Science in 2011 from Vanderbilt University and joined the ORNL staff in 2013 after two years in the QIS group as an Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellow.  His current research focuses on the application of quantum states of light to photonic sensing platforms, on the development of chip-scale components for quantum computation, and on the demonstration of quantum photonic effects in nanoscale materials. He also holds appointments as a joint assistant professor in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department and the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education at the University of Tennessee.