Dr. Roman Caudillo joined SRC as an Intel Assignee to serve as the JUMP 2.0 Director starting January 2023. Previously, and throughout his career at Intel, Roman has enjoyed working with academic and government partners and collaborators. He previously received the Mahboob Kahn award from the SRC for being an outstanding industry liaison for the StarNet program, has been a co-PI for a NSF GOALII grant on graphene spintronic devices, has been an Intel researcher in residence at MIT, and is an alumnus of the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering class of 2019 (NAE-FOE). Roman has served as the co-chair of Intel’s Materials and Patterning Strategic Research Segment (SRS), is a Director of an Intel University Research and Collaboration Center on 2D Materials, and previously served as an Intel SAB member for the SRC JUMP program. Roman received his B.S. from Yale University and obtained his PhD in Materials Science at the University of Texas at Austin under the Nobel Laureate John Goodenough. He has worked on EUV research, graphene and 2D materials, spintronics, and in quantum computing fabrication and measurement for both superconducting and Si spin qubit technologies. Roman holds over 30 patents ranging in topics from 2D materials to quantum computing.