Gavin Jones


Gavin Jones


Research Manager - Quantum Computational Science


IBM Research - Almaden San Jose, CA USA


Dr. Jones is an IBM Quantum Technical Ambassador, a Research Staff Member and is the Manager of the Quantum Applications group at IBM Research - Almaden. Dr. Jones is a computational chemist with interests in performing quantum chemistry with quantum computers, catalysis, molecular properties, the formation of functional advanced materials and polymer degradation.

Dr. Jones completed his Ph. D. in theoretical/computational organic chemistry at the University of California Los Angeles, prior to postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Jones joined IBM Research in 2010 as a postdoctoral researcher and became a Research Staff Member in 2013 then the manager of the Quantum Applications group in 2020.

Dr. Jones has received two Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards from IBM and was awarded an FP Global Thinkers Award: Innovator Category by Foreign Policy Magazine for his achievements in sustainability and recycling. 

A complete list of Dr. Jones's technical output may be viewed on this webpage



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