Principal Investigator

Demitry Farfurnik, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Demitry (Dima) Farfurnik has joined NC State as an Assistant Professor in October 2023. Prior to joining NC State, he was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics and the Joint Quantum Institute at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dima completed his B.Sc. in mathematics and physics (2008) and M.Sc. in physics (2013) at Tel-Aviv University. He completed his Ph.D. in physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2019).

Apart from research, Dima enjoys backpacking, camping, and swimming.

Undergraduate Researchers

Michael Ruhmel
Undergraduate Student, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Currently studying Computer Engineering at NC State and minoring in physics. Has an interest in learning about quantum physics and is looking to combine this with his knowledge in classical computers to work with quantum computing hardware.

Outside of academics Michael likes listening to music, playing guitar, skateboarding and going to the mountains.