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POSTPONED // MSE Seminar & Grace Hopper Lecture: “Materials for Quantum Technologies Through a Computational Lens”

September 29, 2022 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Refreshments served at 10:15 AM

In this talk, I will describe theoretical and computational strategies based on quantum mechanical calculations, aimed at predicting material properties suitable for the development of quantum technologies. Specifically, I will discuss the electronic structure and coherent states of spin defects in two- and three-dimensional semiconductors and insulators, obtained using both classical and near-term quantum computers.

Giulia Galli

Liew Family Professor, University of Chicago & Argonne National Laboratory

Giulia Galli is the Liew Family Professor of Electronic Structure and Simulations in the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering and in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Chicago. She also holds a Senior Scientist position at Argonne National Laboratory, where she is the director of the Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials.

She is an expert in the development of theoretical and computational methods to predict and engineer material and molecular properties using quantum simulations. (https://galligroup.uchicago.edu/).

She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Science, and the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science, and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Her recognitions include the Theory Award from the Materials Research Society, the David Adler Award in Materials Physics and the Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics from the American Physical Society, the Feynman Nanotechnology Prize in Theory, and the Tomassoni-Chisesi award from La Sapienza University in Italy.


September 29, 2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Wu and Chen Auditorium (Room 101), Levine Hall
3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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