Karl Berggren is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, where he heads the Quantum Nanostructures and Nanofabrication Group. His current research focuses on superconductive circuits, single-photon detectors for quantum applications, and electron-optical systems. Prof. Berggren is a fellow of AAAS, fellow of IEEE, and a fellow of the International Society for Nanomanufacturing. He is a Kavli fellow, and a recipient of the 2015 Paul T. Forman Team Engineering Award from the Optical Society of America. In 2016, he received a Bose Fellowship from MIT and was also a recipient of the EECS Department's Frank Quick Innovation Fellowship.