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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT

Colloquium Series

Alan Aspuru-GuzikAlán Aspuru-Guzik

Canada 150 Research Chair in Theoretical & Quantum Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto

Dr. Aspuru-Guzik is an expert in machine learning, quantum computing and chemistry. He and his research group work at the interface of theoretical chemistry with physics, computer science, and applied mathematics.

>> learn more about Dr. Aspuru-Guzik's research

Light refreshments will be provided in PHY 145.

Abstract


computer simulation model of a polymerWe are in the NISQ era of quantum computing. NISQ stands for “Near-term intermediate-scale quantum computer”. These machines are not error corrected and have of the order of tens of quantum bits. In this talk, I will discuss a family of quantum algorithms that are promising applications for these devices that my group and others have developed. I will discuss potential applications for the simulation of chemistry and materials and quantum machine learning.

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PHY - Physics
145
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada
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