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2020 Winter School on Quantum Computing (WiSQCE)


 Winter School on Quantum Computing at Emory (WiSQCE)

 

Program (at Jan. 7, 2020): All events are in or near room W201 of MSC (400 Dowman Drive).

 

Wednesday:

9:00 – 9:30: Welcome, Registration, Coffee and Bagels
9:30 -- 9:45: Opening Remarks
9:45 – 11:00: If we had a quantum computer, what would we do with it?- Prof. Franscesco Evangelista (Emory U.)
11:15 – 12:30: Vector spaces, superposition, entanglement, etc -Prof. Franklin Marquezino (U. Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
2:30 – 3:30: Quantum Circuits and Quantum Programs-Dr. Robert Rand (U. of Maryland)
1:30 – 2:30: Basics of Quantum Algorithms-Prof. Michelangelo Grigni (Emory U.)
3:30 – 4:00: Coffee Break
4:00 – 5:30: IBM Quantum Experience platform and programming with Qiskit (Part I)-Dr. Douglas McClure (IBM)
 
 
Thursday:


 9:00 – 10:15: Quantum Communication Networks and Quantum Repeaters -Dr. Paul Hilaire (Virgina Tech.)
10:15 – 10:45: Coffee break
10:45 – 12:30: Superconducting qubits
Dr. Matthias Steffen (IBM)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 3:30: IBM Quantum Experience platform and programming with Qiskit (Part II)- Dr. Douglas McClure and Dr. Matthias Steffen (IBM)
· 3:30 – 4:00: Coffee break
4:00 – 5:00: IBM Quantum Experience platform and programming with Qiskit (Part III)-Dr. Douglas McClure and Dr. Matthias Steffen (IBM)
5:00 – 6:00: Panel Discussion on Future Careers in Quantum Information Sciences- Dr. Douglas McClure and Dr. Matthias Steffen (IBM)
6:00 – 7:30: Banquet

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Friday:

9:00 – 10:00: Quantum Walk based Algorithms- Prof. Franklin Marquezino (U. Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
10:00 – 11:00: Formally Verified Quantum Computing- Dr. Robert Rand (U. of Maryland)
11:00 – 11:30: Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30: Future of Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) Computing- Prof. Michael Geller (U. of Georgia)
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch
1:30 – 2:30: Variational Quantum Eigen solvers for NISQ devices- Dr. Linghua Zhu (Virginia Tech.)
2:30 – 3:30: Simulating chemistry and physics with quantum computers- Prof. Francesco Evangelista (Emory U.)
3:30 – 3:45: Conclusion