QWebinar: Q&A session with Scott Aaronson on quantum computing from the 80s to 20s



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QWebinar: Q&A session with Scott Aaronson on quantum computing from the 80s to 20sDuring the next QWebinar we will host Scott Aaronson. It will be a Q&A session on quantum computing from the 80s to 20s. You can share your questions in advance when filling the application form. Andris Ambainis will be our special guest moderator.

About the event:
Date: 18:00 (CEST), July 15, 2020..
Registration form: https://forms.gle/h4K9HZmcLvubjnRi8
Moderators: Andris Ambainis (QLatvia) and Zoltán Zimborás (QWorld & QHungary)
Organizers: Abuzer Yakaryılmaz (QWorld & QLatvia) and Agnieszka Wolska (QWorld)
Application deadline: 18:00 (CEST) on June 17, 2020

About the speaker: Scott Aaronson is David J. Bruton Centennial Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his bachelor’s from Cornell University and his PhD from UC Berkeley. Before coming to UT Austin, he spent nine years as a professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Aaronson’s research in theoretical computer science has focused mainly on the capabilities and limits of quantum computers. His first book, Quantum Computing Since Democritus, was published in 2013 by Cambridge University Press. He received the National Science Foundation’s Alan T. Waterman Award, the United States PECASE Award, and the Tomassoni-Chisesi Prize in Physics. https://www.scottaaronson.com

About QWorld: QWorld is a global network of individuals, groups, and communities collaborating on education and implementation of quantum technologies and research activities. Our main aim is to have an open access and public global ecosystem for quantum technologies and quantum software by the year 2025 so that each interested hardworking individual, group, institute, or region can be easily part of the ecosystem.