2018 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
January 29, 2019 John Wright, MIT TBD
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
November 27, 2018 Takahiro Sagawa, University of Tokyo Second law and eigenstate thermalization in isolated quantum many-body systems
November 20, 2018 Christopher Chubb,  University of Sydney Statistical mechanical models for quantum codes with correlated noise
November 13, 2018 Tomotaka Kuwahara , RIKEN Classical and quantum simulation of quantum Gibbs state
November 6, 2018 Urmila Mahadev, UC Berkeley Classical Verification of Quantum Computations
October 30, 2018 Isaac Kim, Stanford University Protected entanglement in black holes
Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 2:00pm Dominic Williamson, Yale University Spurious topological entanglement entropy and subsystem symmetries in compactified cubic code
September 18, 2018 Erez Zohar, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik Tensor Network and Cold Atoms Methods for Lattice Gauge Theories 
July 17, 2018 Iris Cong, Harvard University Quantum Convolutional Neural Networks
June 19, 2018 Aleksander Kubica, Perimeter Institute Ungauging quantum error-correcting codes
May 22, 2018 Adrian Chapman, University of New Mexico Classical simulation of quantum circuits by dynamical localization
May 8, 2018 Simone Montangero, University of Ulm Optimal control, lattice gauge theories, and quantum annealing
May 1, 2018 Johannes Bausch, University of Cambridge Undecidability of the Spectral Gap in 1D
April 17, 2018 Bill Fefferman, UC Berkeley “Quantum Supremacy” and the Complexity of Random Circuit Sampling
Friday, March 23, 2018 Andrea Rocchetto, University of Oxford/UCL The learnability of stabiliser states and DNF formulae
March 20, 2018 Naomi Nickerson, PsiQuantum An almost-linear time decoding algorithm 
March 13, 2018 Travis Scholten, University of New Mexico On the edge: Geometry, model selection, and quantum compressed sensing
February 20, 2018, Moore B270 John Martinis, Google and UCSB Quantum supremacy: checking a quantum computer with a classical supercomputer
February 6, 2018 Martin Savage, University of Washington Thoughts on the Potential of Quantum Computing for Nuclear Physics Grand Challenge Problems