Wednesday, December 15, 2021 — 12:00 PM EST

Optimal Theory Control Techniques for Nitrogen Vacancy Ensembles 

Nitrogen Vacancy (NV) Centers in diamond are a very versatile tool. A single Nitrogen Vacancy center is most notably known for sensing magnetic fields, but recently has presented itself as a functional node for a quantum internet, to name just two of its wide ranges of applications. 

Monday, December 13, 2021 — 2:30 PM EST

John Wright, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, December 13, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Meet with experts who have taken their academic experience and found opportunities to bring quantum to market. As part of this panel, they will discuss their personal pathway into commercialization including challenges and lessons learned.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 — 12:00 PM EST

Quantum Computational Particle Physics

Thursday, December 2, 2021 — 2:00 PM EST

Divide-and-conquer method for approximating output probabilities of constant-depth, geometrically-local quantum circuits
Nolan Coble, University of Maryland, College Park

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 — 12:00 PM EST

Quantum Information in Relativity: Measurements and Causality

Thursday, November 25, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Meet graduate student researchers from science, engineering, and mathematics and hear how they discovered quantum information science, found their way into research, and how the skills they gained in their undergraduate studies are helping them develop the next generation of quantum technology.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 — 4:00 PM EST

Yu Tong, University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, November 18, 2021 — 2:00 PM EST

Quantum Physical Unclonable Functions and Their Comprehensive Cryptanalysis
Mina Doosti, University of Edinburgh

Thursday, November 11, 2021 — 2:00 PM EST

Non-commutative Nullstellensatz and Perfect Games
Adam Bene Watts, University of Waterloo

Monday, November 8, 2021 — 12:00 PM EST

Join Chris Wilson, faculty member at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled “Quantum Simulation of the Bosonic Creutz Ladder with a Parametric Cavity”, recently published in Physical Review Letters.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT

Google's quantum experiment: A mathematical perspective
Gail Letzter, National Security Agency and University of Maryland, College Park

Monday, November 1, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT
THE DISORDERED COSMOS

IQC presents Chanda Prescod-Weinstein in conversation with Kayleigh Platz

Thursday, October 28, 2021 — 2:30 PM EDT

Join alum Juan Miguel Arrazola, PhD ’15, as he shares his career journey and talks about current research.

Juan Miguel Arrazola is currently leading the quantum algorithms team at Xanadu, a quantum computing company located in Toronto. Prior to joining Xanadu in 2017, Arrazola worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore. He holds an MSc in Physics from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Physics (Quantum Information) from the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT

Clifford groups are not always 2-designs
Matthew Graydon, Institute for Quantum Computing

Friday, October 8, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

Mid-Infrared Semiconductors on Silicon for Next-Generation Silicon Photonics
Galih R. Suwito, McGill University

Thursday, October 7, 2021 — 2:30 PM EDT

Join alum Corey Rae McRae, PhD ’18, as she shares her career journey and talks about current research.

Corey Rae McRae is the director of the Boulder Cryogenic Quantum Testbed, as well as a research associate at the University of Colorado Boulder and NIST Boulder. Her research focuses on materials and metrology for superconducting quantum computing. McRae grew up in London, ON, and received her PhD from IQC in 2018 from Matteo Mariantoni's group. She credits her research success to cold calling and not being afraid to get in over her head.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT

Bounding quantum capacities via partial orders and complementarity
Christoph Hirche, Technische Universität München and National University of Singapore

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021 — 4:00 PM EDT

How to perform the coherent measurement of a curved phase space
Dr. Christopher Sahadev Jackson, Sandia National Laboratories

Thursday, September 9, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT

Trapdoor claw-free functions in quantum cryptography
Carl Miller, University of Maryland

Thursday, August 19, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

Join Twesh Upadhyaya, MSc student at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and Department of Physics & Astronomy, in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled “Dimension Reductions in Quantum Key Distribution for Continuous- and Discrete-Variable Protocols” published in Physical Review X Quantum on May 24.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

Security analysis of quantum key distribution: Methods and applications

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT

Linear growth of quantum circuit complexity
Jonas Haferkamp, Freie Universität Berlin 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 (all day) to Friday, August 13, 2021 (all day)
Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS) logo

Discover how mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and more combine into one of the most exciting topics in modern science – quantum information – at the Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS). QCSYS is a unique enrichment program for high school students that will run this August.

QCSYS will be a free, online program that offers a blend of expert lectures, small group discussions, problem solving, and opportunities for mentoring and networking with world-leading quantum researchers.

You will:

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