QSC’s First Quantum Summer School

Streamed Live at: www.youtube.com/quantumcoffeehouse

All Times EDT

MONDAY, MAY 17, 2021

Moderator: Xiaohui Xu, Purdue University

12:30 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. Opening Remarks

David Dean, Director, Quantum Science Center

Alexandra Boltasseva, the Ron and Dotty Garvin Tonjes Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University; Workforce Development Lead, Quantum Science Center

12:40 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. “New Frontier of Quantum Science and Engineering”

Mikhail Lukin, The George Vasmer Leverett Professor of Physics, Harvard University

1:40 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. “Cooperative Ordered 2D Materials”

Susanne Yelin, Professor of Physics in Residence, Harvard University

2:40 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. “Engaged Science Communication” Workshop

Sorin Adam Matei, Professor of Communication and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education in the College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University

Neil R. DilleyResearch Scientist, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University

Moderator: Alex Senichev, Purdue University

 TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2021

Moderator: Kubra Yeter Aydeniz, Oak Ridge National Lab

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. “Majorana Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities”

Jason Alicea, Professor of Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. “Quantum Simulation with Quantum Computers”

Rolando Somma, Technical Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Adjust Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. “Running on Quantum Hardware with Azure Quantum”

Stefan Wernli, Senior Software Developer, Microsoft

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. “IBM Quantum Programming Lab”

Travis Scholten, Quantum Computing Applications Researcher, IBM Quantum

Nick Bronn, Research Staff Member – Experimental Quantum Computing, IBM Quantum

Moderator: Claire Marvinney, Oak Ridge National Lab

WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2021

Moderator: Eugene Dumitrescu, Oak Ridge National Lab

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. “Identifying a Quantum Use Case and Building a Workforce for it”

Shreyas Ramesh, Senior Manager for Quantum Computing – Artificial Intelligence, Accenture

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. “Quantum Computing with Individual Atoms”

Christopher Monroe, Founder and Chief Scientist, IonQ; Professor of Physics and of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. “The Path to Frictionless Quantum Computing”

Blake Johnson, Quantum Platform Lead, IBM Quantum

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. “Introduction to Q# and Microsoft Quantum Development Kit: Part I”

Mariia Mykhailova, Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft

Moderator: Demid Sychev, Purdue University

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2021

Moderator: Yun-Yi Pai, Oak Ridge National Lab

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Introduction to Q# and Microsoft Quantum Development Kit: Part II”

Mathias Soeken, Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft

Moderator: Alex Senichev, Purdue University

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Break
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. “Matterwaves, Matterons, and the Atomtronic Transistor Oscillator”

Dana Anderson, CTO, ColdQuanta; Professor of Physics, University of Colorado Boulder

2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Break
2:50 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.  “Empowering Quantum Photonics with Nanoplasmonics and Machine Learning”

Vladimir Shalaev, The Robert and Anne Burnett Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

3:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Panel Discussion

Moderated by Travis Humble, Deputy Director, Quantum Science Center

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Travis Humble, Deputy Director, Quantum Science Center

Alexandra Boltasseva, the Ron and Dotty Garvin Tonjes Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University; Workforce Development Lead, Quantum Science Center

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