Research/Areas of Interest:

quantum computing, quantum software engineering, quantum resource estimation.


Richard Preston is a lead engineer at The MITRE Corporation. He graduated Tufts University in 2019 with an MS in Electrical Engineering and BS in Computer Engineering. Since then, Richard has worked on R&D projects spanning a wide variety of technology areas, including network security, machine learning, cloud & edge computing, IT automation, software engineering, and quantum computing. He has taught quantum software development at MITRE, MIT's Beaver Works Summer Institute, IEEE Boston, and Tufts University, and is passionate about helping to grow the quantum-capable workforce.