Preethika KumarPhoto of Preethika Kumar

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Coordinator (Electrical Engineering)

Office: 254 Jabara Hall

Phone: (316)-978-6850

Fax: (316)-978-3984



  • B.S. in Electronics and Computer Engineering, Bangalore University, India (2000)
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS (2004)
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Wichita State University (2007)

Research Interests:

Quantum Computing Architectures
• Designing one-dimensional and two-dimensional architectures for quantum computing
• Quantum shift registers and wires for efficient quantum state transfer
• Quantum computing between remote qubits
• Quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computing

Quantum Neural Networks (QNNs)
• Investigating methods for training QNNs
• Using QNNs to train for system parameters for encoded gates in logical qubits
• Using QNNS to find simpler implementations for quantum algorithms

Quantum Algorithms
• Physical implementations of algorithms efficiently on a quantum computer