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Quantum Engineering Summer Seminar Series: William Oliver, PhD [superconducting qubits] (MIT and MIT Lincoln Labs)

July 15, 2022 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

About the Series: The Quantum Engineering Summer Seminar Series is hosted by the Quantum Engineering Graduate Association (QEGA) every Friday at 12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT throughout the summer months and will be followed by a separate Fall series. The series invites leading world leading experts across academia, industry, and government working on experimental, theoretical, and policy aspects of quantum science and engineering. Each seminar will be followed by a 10 minute networking session with the invited speaker.

Speaker List:

July 8th, 2022 – Jon Felbinger, PhD [private-public partnerships] (Quantum Economic Development Consortium)

July 15th, 2022 – William Oliver, PhD [superconducting qubits] (MIT and MIT Lincoln Labs)

July 22nd, 2022 – Sinead Griffin, PhD [novel qubit materials design] (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

July 29th, 2022 – Hannes Bernien, PhD [trapped ion systems] (University of Chicago)

August 5th, 2022 – Prineha Narang, PhD [computational quantum dynamics] (Harvard University)

August 12th, 2022 – Peter McMahon, PhD [quantum annealing] (Cornell University)

August 19th, 2022 – Nick Bronn, PhD [NISQ era quantum computing] (IBM)

August 26th, 2022 – Riccardo Manenti, PhD [scalable quantum computing systems] (Rigetti)

Meeting Information: The seminar series will be a hybrid event with talks broadcasted on campus (Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall) and available online via Zoom. The Zoom link will be posted weekly for each individual talk.

Join QEGA: The Quantum Engineering Graduate Association (QEGA) is a new organization at Penn founded by Nima Leclerc and Noah Johnson, two Penn ESE PhD students in the Sigillito Group. QEGA’s goal is to increase graduate student and faculty engagement in quantum engineering at Penn through school-wide events such as this seminar series, quantum-career networking opportunities, and a quantum engineering outreach program program. If you would like to stay connected with us, please email Nima at nleclerc@seas.upenn.edu with the subject line ‘qega listserv’ to get added to our mailing list!

William Oliver, PhD

MIT and MIT Lincoln Labs


July 15, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Wu and Chen Auditorium (Room 101), Levine Hall
3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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