Gretchen Campbell is the co-director of the Joint Quantum Institute, a joint institute between the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland. Dr. Campbell received a B.A in Physics from Wellesley College in 2001, and received her Ph.D from MIT in 2007. From 2006-2009 she was a NRC post-doctoral fellow at JILA in Boulder. Dr. Campbell joined NIST and the JQI in 2009. She is a fellow of the American Physical society, and among other awards received a Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering in 2012 and the APS Maria Goeppert Mayer Award in 2015.