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Principal Investigator

Volker J. Sorger is a Full Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Institute on AI & Photonics, the Head of the Devices & Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the George Washington University. His research areas include devices & optoelectronics, AI/ML accelerators, mixed-signal ASICs, quantum matter & quantum processors, cryptography. For his work, Dr. Sorger received multiple awards including the Presidential PECASE Award, the AFOSR YIP, the Emil Wolf Prize, and the National Academy of Sciences award of the year. Dr. Sorger is Editor for OPTICA, Nanophotonics, Applied Physics Rev., eLight, Chips, and was the former editor-in-chief of Nanophotonics. He is a Fellow of The Optical Society (former OSA), SPIE, International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), and The German National Academic Foundation, and a Senior Member of IEEE.

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Principal Investigator

Jonathan received his BS in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado and his MS and PhD in ECE at GWU.


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Principal Investigator

Joseph Crandall has extensive software engineering, data science, and ASIC design and deployment experience.

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