June 12, 2024

CNAS Technology and National Security Program Welcomes Bob Sorensen as Adjunct Senior Fellow

Washington, June 12, 2024 – The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to welcome Bob Sorensen as an adjunct senior fellow in the Technology and National Security program.

“I am delighted to welcome Bob to the program,” said Vivek Chilukuri, senior fellow and director of the Technology and National Security program at CNAS. “His deep expertise in quantum computing and advanced computing technologies will help advance our growing work on securing U.S. competitiveness in quantum information sciences.”

Bob Sorensen is Hyperion Research's Senior Vice President for Research and Chief Analyst for Quantum Computing. Bob’s areas of expertise include analysis of advanced computing hardware and related advanced processors and accelerators, as well as leading-edge computer architectures, applications, and performance metrics for both classical and quantum computing (QC) systems. He has written extensively on topics as broad as QC early adopter perspectives, development of bespoke high-performance computers, government support to emerging technologies, and global policy issues surrounding high-technology supply chains, export controls, and sovereign technology activities.

Before joining Hyperion Research, Bob worked for more than thirty years within the U.S. Government as a Senior Science and Technology analyst covering global advanced computing developments to support senior-level U.S. policy makers including those in the White House, Department of Defense, Department of Commerce, and Treasury.

Sorensen’s full bio is available here.

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