Konrad W. Lehnert is a JILA Fellow, NIST physicist, and Professor of Physics at the University of Colorado. He received his Ph. D. in 1999 from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He was a post-doctoral scientist at Yale from 1999 to 2003. There, he worked with Robert Schoelkopf on qubit structures built from superconducting circuits. In 2003 he joined JILA, (a joint institute of the University of Colorado and NIST), as an Associate Fellow and the University of Colorado Physics Department as an Assistant Professor. In 2007 he was promoted to JILA Fellow. At JILA, he has established a research group studying microwave quantum circuits, mesoscopic electronics, and quantum nanomechanics. More details can be found at http://jila.colorado.edu/lehnert/.