Join us for a conversation with Kevin Roche, an Advisory Engineer and scientist at IBM Research Almaden. He specializes in materials for magnetoelectronics, spintronics, and is an IBM Quantum Ambassador. Kevin is an expert in ultra-high-vacuum systems, thin-film deposition, data acquisition, and laboratory automation. In addition to his career in tech, he enjoys speaking to the public about science and technology, as well as making interesting projects that combine technology with his love of the arts and costuming. Notable projects include the “Tiki Dalek” and the ThinBot bartending robot.