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Quantum Information Seminar Series

All seminars are in Nielsen Physics Bldg, Room 307, Mondays 11 – 12, unless otherwise indicated. If you are interested in joining us for lunch or dinner, or you wish to meet with the speaker, or attend the seminar remotely, please send a message to

Date Speaker Company/Institution Title
Jan. 27, 2020 Omar Shehab IonQ Noisy intermediate-scale quantum computing: A post-quantum supremacy perspective
Feb. 4, 2020

Min Kao 525

11:10 – 12:25

Raphael Pooser ORNL Quantum Computing on Modern Architecture
Feb 10, 2020 Yaakov Weinstein MITRE Building Trees and Hacking Communications
Feb. 17, 2020


3:00 pm

John Martinis Google/UCSB

Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor

Feb. 24, 2020 Neal Solmeyer Honeywell Sensing and Timing at Honeywell
Mar. 2, 2020


3:00 pm

Florian Neukart Volkswagen Early Quantum Computing Applications in Industry
Mar. 9, 2020 NO SEMINAR
Mar. 16, 2020 NO SEMINAR
Mar. 23, 2020 Nicholas Peters ORNL
Mar. 30, 2020 Antonio Córcoles-Gonzalez IBM Quantum Computing with Superconducting Quantum Processors
Apr. 3, 2020

Buehler 415

3:30 pm

Francesco Evangelista Emory University Quantum Algorithms for Quantum Chemistry
Apr. 6, 2020 Rajiv Krishnakumar Goldman Sachs Quantum Computing in Finance
Apr. 13, 2020 David Mikulin D-wave Practical Quantum Computing in the Cloud
Apr. 20, 2020 Norbert Linke IonQ / UMD Quantum Walks and Hybrid Optimization on a Trapped-ion Quantum Computer