Quantum Immersion Workshop

 

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Quantum Immersion Workshop

Quantum Immersion Workshop

Monday, February 25, 2019

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Charles B. Wang Center, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794

 

The goal of this Quantum Immersion Workshop was to

build a Quantum Information Science (QIS) community of researchers at

Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory.  

This workshop showcased State of the Art Research in QIS and

provided a forum to discuss opportunities to engage in QIS research.  

 

Please click the links in the agenda below for recordings of the workshop sessions.

 

Click here for a downloadable event flyer.

For questions about the event, please email mandy.frantz@stonybrook.edu


Workshop Agenda

8:00 AM - Breakfast 

 

8:30 AM - Opening Remarks

Dr. Richard J. Reeder, Vice President for Research and Operations Manager for the Research Foundation, Stony Brook University

Dr. James Misewich, Associate Laboratory Director for Energy and Photon Sciences, Brookhaven National Laboratory

 

9:00 AM - Session #1: Quantum Networking and Cryptography

Speaker: Dr. Eden Figueroa, Associate Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Session Moderator: Dr. Robert Harrison, Director of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University and Director of the Computational Science Center at Brookhaven National Laboratory

Respondents:

Dr. Andrei Nomerotski, Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Dr. Dimitrios Katramatos, Technology Architect, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Dr. Paul Stankus, Physicist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory

Dr. Mehdi Namazi, CEO, Qunnect LLC

 

10:15 AM - Session #2: Quantum Algorithms and Programming Environment

Speaker: Dr. Tzu-Chieh Wei, Associate Professor, C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics

Session Moderator: Kerstin Kleese van Dam, Director, Computational Science Initiative, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Respondents: 

Dr. Vladimir Korepin, Professor, C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dr. Annie Liu, Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Computer Science

Dr. Predrag Krstic, Research Professor, Institute for Advanced Computational Science

Dr. Michael McGuigan, Computational Scientist, Broohkaven National Laboratory

Dr. Layla Hormozi, Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory

 

11:30 AM - Provost Lecture: Building a Quantum Computer

 Speaker: Dr. Barry Sanders, Director of the Institute for Quantum Science and Technology at the University of Calgary 

 

12:30 PM - Networking Lunch

 

1:30 PM - Provost Lecture: Quantum Machine Learning

Speaker: Dr. Seth Lloyd, Nam P. Suh Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Physics at MIT

 

2:35 PM - Session #3: Analog Quantum Simulation

Speaker: Dr. Dominik Schneble, Associate Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Session Moderator: Dr. Axel Drees, Chair and Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Respondents: 

Dr. Michael McGuigan, Computational Scientist, Broohkaven National Laboratory

Dr. Alexander Abanov, Associate Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Deputy Director, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

Dr. Derek Teaney, Associate Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Leon Shterengas, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Stony Brook University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

3:50 PM - Session #4: Quantum Materials and Devices

Speaker: Dr. Dmitri Kharzeev, Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Session Moderator: Dr. Petar Djuric, Chair and Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Respondents: 

Dr. Charles Black, Director of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhven National Laboratory

Dr. Gabriella Carini, Deputy Division Head of the Instrumentation Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Dr. Xu Du, Associate Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Sergey Suchalkin, Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

4:50 PM - Closing Remarks

Dr. Richard J. Reeder, Vice President for Research and Operations Manager for the Research Foundation, Stony Brook University

Sponsored by Office of the Vice President for Research (SBU), SUNY Center for Quantum Information Science on Long Island (SBU/SUNY), Computational Science Initiative (BNL), Institute for Advanced Computational Sciences (SBU), College of Arts and Sciences (SBU), College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SBU), Department of Physics and Astronomy (SBU)

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