Gabriela Lemos is a Brazilian scientist who obtained her Bachelor and Master of Science in Physics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil, with a thesis on open quantum systems. She received her PhD in Physics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where she studied chaotic environments acting on quantum systems. She worked for more than a year in the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro laboratory. In 2012 Lemos was elected a Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology postdoctoral fellow. Lemos' main topics of research are quantum optics, quantum open systems, quantum chaos, and quantum imaging. Watch her TEDx talk titled "What if we were the size of an atom?"
Kathryn Schaffer is a physicist and Professor at the SAIC. Her scientific research focuses on data analysis for experiments in cosmology and nuclear physics. Schaffer is a founding co-organizer of the Conversations on Art and Science series.
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