Dr. Brian R. La Cour directs the ARL:UT Center for Quantum Research (CQR). He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from The University of Texas at Austin and M.S. degrees in Physics and Mathematics from the University of New Orleans. Since 2001 he has been a staff researcher at ARL:UT, where he heads basic research in the Signal and Information Sciences Laboratory. His current research interests include quantum computing, quantum foundations, and STEM education.