Chris Ferrie is an award-winning physicist and Senior Lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children. Julia M. Kregenow, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer at Penn State University. She has a PhD in astrophysics from UC Berkeley and her BA in physics (with math and music minors) from Wittenberg University.