Quantum Seminars

Triangle Quantum Computing Seminar Series

Spring 2023

Seminars held Friday at 2pm ET

1/6No Speaker
1/13Robert Barr and Colin TroutDuke Quantum CenterDephasing Robust Characterization of Qubit Control Noise" and "Provably Optimal Control for Multiplicative Amplitude Control NoiseRecording
1/20Bing QiIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateTowards Practical Quantum Key DistributionNot Recorded
1/27Sisi ZhouIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateQuantum Error Correction meets Continuous Symmetries: Fundamental trade-offs and case studiesRecording
2/3 Ajit Desai and Danica Marsden UNC Kenan-Flagler's Rethic. Labs Improving the Efficiency of Payments Systems Using Quantum ComputingRecording
2/10Nayeli Rodriguez BrionesIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateEnhanced Heat-Bath Algorithmic CoolingRecording
2/17Loic Henriet UNC Kenan-Flagler's Rethic. Labs Financial Risk Management on a Neutral Atom Quantum ProcessorRescheduled for April 7.
2/24Yiwen Chu UNC Kenan-Flagler's Rethic. Labs Schrödinger Cat States of a 16-microgram Mechanical OscillatorNo Recording SlidePresentation
3/3Yuan LiuDuke Quantum CenterError Correction of Quantum Algorithms: Arbitrarily Accurate Recovery of Noisy Quantum Signal ProcessingRecording
3/10 Jakub SzeferIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateQuantum Computer Architectures and Hardware SecurityRecording
3/17No Speaker - Spring Break
Special Seminar Date Monday 3/27Joint NC State Physics/ Quantum
Speaker - Bert deJong
IBM Quantum Hub at NC StatePractical approaches to probing many-body systems with quantum computersRecording
3/31Michael HatridgeDuke Quantum CenterParametric controls and modular quantum computing in superconducting quantum circuitsRecording
4/7 Lucas Leclerc - 1st author of paper presenting.UNC Kenan-Flagler's Rethic. Labs Rescheduled from Feb. 17
Financial Risk Management on a Neutral Atom Quantum Processor
4/14Lei FengDuke Quantum CenterContinuous Symmetry Breaking in a Trapped-Ion Spin ChainComing Soon
4/21 - Last Speaker for Spring SemesterZheshan ZhangIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateTopic - Quantum SensingRecording

General Seminars

6/23/2022Lincoln CarrQuantum Engineering Opportunities: The National Quantum Initiative and the IBM Quantum Hub at NC StateRecording
4/1/2022Lincoln CarrEntangled quantum cellular automata, physical complexity, and Goldilocks rulesRecording
10/20/2021Mark JacksonAbsolute Security Through Quantum EntanglementRecording

Previous Semesters

9/9Or Katz of Duke University Duke Quantum CenterProgrammable interactions between spins and bosons in trapped ion systemsRecording
9/16Yufei Ding of UC Santa BarbaraIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateQuantum Computing Systems: Challenges and OpportunitiesRecording
9/23Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania UNC Kenan-Flagler's Rethic. Labs Dynamic Programming on a Quantum Annealer: Solving the RBC ModelRecording
9/30Zohreh Davoudi of University of MarylandIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateSimulations of gauge field theories with quantum toolsRecording
10/7Nick Bronn, Research Staff Member at IBM Quantum in the IBM TJ Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NYIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateOutlook for Quantum Computing with Superconducting QubitsRecording
10/14Arkopal Dutt of MITDuke Quantum CenterOptimal algorithms for learning quantum phase statesRecording
10/21Gavin Jones, Manager, Research Staff Member
Quantum Applications, IBM Quantum
IBM Quantum Technical Ambassador
IBM Research, San Jose, CA
IBM Quantum Hub at NC StateQuantum computing for chemistryRecording
10/28Mike Newman, GoogleIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateSuppressing quantum errors by scaling a surface code logical qubitRecording
11/4Ellis Wilson of NC StateIBM Quantum Hub at NC StateCombining Hard and Soft Constraints in Quantum Constraint-Satisfaction SystemsRecording
11/11CancelledIBM Quantum Hub at NC State
11/18Adam Kaufman Of NIST/ University of ColoradoDuke Quantum CenterQuantum science with microscopically-controlled arrays of alkaline-earth atomsRecording

09/03Josh Combes, University of Colorado, BoulderQuantum computing with rotation-symmetric bosonic codesRecording
09/10Oinam Romesh Meitei, Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyGate-free state preparation for fast VQE molecular simulationsRecording
09/17Andrew Houck, Princeton

Circuit QED: From Materials to MathematicsRecording
09/24Craig Gidney, Google AI Quantum Software and the Honeycomb CodeRecording
10/01Fall Break - No Speaker
10/08Rescheduled to 10/29
10/15Franca, CopenhagenTensorsRecording
10/22Hamed Mohammadbagherpoor, NC State Applying QC Optimization AlgorithmsRecording
10/29Layla Hormozi, BNLTopological Quantum Compiling -- an introductionRecording
11/05Tameem Albash, UNMAdiabatic Quantum ComputingRecording
11/12Tilley/Clark/Brown, GTRIOptical GatesRecording
11/19Jonathan King, Atom ComputQuantum Computing with Neutral AtomsRecording

01/29Erik GustafsonMonte Carlo State Preparation in Quantum Computing
02/12Yannick MeuriceTensor Methods in Quantum Computing
02/26Lex KemperMany-Body Thermodynamics on Quantum Computers via Partition Function Zeros
03/05WELLNESS Day No Lunch
03/12No SPEAKER Yet
03/19Prof Milad MarvianQuantum Earth Mover's Distance: A New Approach to Learning Quantum Data
03/26Mekena MetcalfQuantum Algorithms and Reinforcement Learning for Open Quantum System SimulationRecording
04/09Yipeng HuangLogical Abstractions for Noisy Variational Quantum Algorithm SimulationRecording
04/23Travis CuvelierQuantum Coding for Classical Communication
04/30Last Day of Classes Spring
05/07 Exam Week No Lunch