Rhys Lewis is the Head of the NPL Quantum Metrology Institute, responsible for NPL’s strategic direction in quantum and for the involvement of NPL as a partner in the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.
The NPL QMI includes work on quantum timing, quantum communications, quantum sensors quantum materials and quantum computing. Over 80 staff scientists and over 30 students and guests work on quantum technologies at NPL.
Rhys joined NPL in 2007 as an operational Division Head. Prior to NPL his career was in leading new product development in manufacturing companies. A very long time ago, Rhys gained a doctorate degree in atomic and laser physics.