2019 IQI Seminars

IQI: Institute for Quantum Information Weekly Seminars

The  IQI Seminar Series provides an opportunity for colleagues in the research community to present recent work.

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are offered on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm in 107 Annenberg.

Date Speaker Talk Title & Link to Abstract
Monday, December 9, 2019 Xiaodi Wu, University of Maryland Toward End-to-End Quantum Applications 
November 26, 2019 Monica Jinwoo Kang, Caltech Entanglement Wedge Reconstruction in Infinite dimensional Hilbert spaces with Tensor Networks
November 19, 2019 Natalie Klco, University of Washington Calculating Nature Naturally
November 5, 2019 Geoff Penington, Stanford University Entanglement Wedge Reconstruction and the Information Paradox
October 1, 2019 Johnnie Gray, Imperial College London Automatic Tensor Network Contraction
September 24, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Michael Beverland, Microsoft Lower bounds on the non-Clifford resources for quantum computations
Thursday, September 12, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Norbert Schuch,
Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics
Construction and analysis of SU(3) spin liquids and resonating trimer models using Projected Entangled Pair States
August 20, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Murphy Yuezhen Niu, Google Research Machine Learning for Quantum and Vice Versa
August 13, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Peter Love, Tufts University Quantum Simulation of quantum field theory in the light-front formulation
August 6, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Tuvia Gefen, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Spectroscopy with quantum sensors
Thursday, August 1, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Antonio Perez, ICMAT Locality estimates for complex-time evolution in 1D
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 – 213 Annenberg @4:00pm Mario Berta, Imperial College London De Finetti theorems for quantum channels
July 30, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Abhinav Deshpande, University of Maryland Sampling-complexity phase diagrams
July 23, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Mehdi Soleimanifar, MIT Counting without Sampling: Approximation Algorithms for Quantum Many-Body Systems at Finite Temperatures
July 16, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Anurag Anshu, University of Waterloo Entanglement subvolume law for 2D frustration free systems
Monday, July 15, 2019 – 213 Annenberg Ben Brown, University of Sydney A fault-tolerant non-Clifford gate for the surface code in two dimensions
May 21, 2019 Daniel Stilck França, University of Copenhagen Weak simulation and benchmarking of sparse quantum circuits
May 14, 2019 Toby Cubitt, University College London Hamiltonian simulation meets holographic duality
April 23, 2019 Saeed Mehraban, MIT The complexity of sampling from a weak quantum computer
April 16, 2019 Angela Capel Cuevas, ICMAT Entropy decays for 1D quantum Gibbs samplers
March 19, 2019 Adam Bene Watts, MIT Exponential separation between shallow quantum circuits and unbounded fan-in shallow classical circuits
February 26, 2019 Kevin Tian, University of California, Santa Barbara Generalized Haah Codes
February 5, 2019 Johannes Bausch, University of Cambridge Chasing Quantum Codes: how to Outsmart a Brute-Force Approach
January 29, 2019 John Wright, MIT How to learn a quantum state
January 22, 2019 Dominik Hangleiter, University of Berlin Verification vs. Approximate sampling: How hard is it to verify “quantum supremacy”?
January 8, 2019 Zhengfeng Ji , University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Pseudorandom Quantum States
December 18, 2018 @2:00pm Anirudh Krishna, Université de Sherbrooke Quantum computing with wormholes
December 4, 2018 Sam Roberts, University of Sydney Universal fault-tolerant measurement-based quantum computation