Quantum Computer Systems (QuCS) Lecture Series

Quantum Computer System Lecture Series

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We organized a quantum computer system lecture series from introduction session to research topic session. We are aiming to build basic quantum knowledge for the audience without quantum computing background but interested in, also we are targeting to introduce more advanced research topics in the area by inviting experts in quantum computing.

Introduction Session

1. Introduction Session Speaker: Prof. Yongshan Ding

Assistant Professor at Yale University

Title: Software and Algorithmic Approaches to Quantum Noise Mitigation: An Overview


2. Introduction Session Speaker: Zhixin Song

PhD Student at Georgia Institute of Technology

Title: A Guided Tour on the Map of Quantum Computing


3. Introduction Session Speaker: Jinglei Cheng

PhD Student at University of Southern California

Title:  Introduction to Variational Quantum Algorithms


4. Introduction Session Speaker: Siyuan Niu

PhD Candidate at University of Monteplier

Title: Enabling Parallel Circuit Execution on NISQ Hardware


5. Introduction Session Speaker: Prof. Robert Wille

Distinguished Professor at Technische Universität München

Title: Design Automation and Software Tools for Quantum Computing


6. Introduction Session Speaker: Prof. Tongyang Li

Assistant Professor at Peking University

Title: Adaptive Online Learning of Quantum States


7. Introduction Session Speaker: Dr. Junyu Liu

Theoretical Physicist at the University of Chicago

Title: Quantum Data Center


8. Introduction Session Speaker: Dr. Gokul Ravi

Computing Innovation Fellow at the University of Chicago

Title: Classical Support and Error Mitigation for Variational Quantum Algorithms


9. Introduction Session Speaker: Prof. Chen Qian

Professor at UCSC

Title: Protocol Design for Quantum Network Routing


10. Introduction Session Speaker: Yilian Liu

Ms student@Cornell University

Title: Solving Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations using Variational Quantum Algorithms on Noisy Quantum Computers


11. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Prineha Narang

Assistant Professor@Harvard University

Title: Building Blocks of Scalable Quantum Information Science


12. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Jakub Szefer

Asscoiate Professor@Yale University

Title: Quantum Computer Hardware Cybersecurity


13. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Guan Qiang

Assistant Professor@Kent State University

Title: Enabling robust quantum computer system by understanding errors from NISQ machines


14. Research Session Speaker: Bochen Tan

PhD student@UCLA

Title: Compilation for Near-Term Quantum Computing: Gap Analysis and Optimal Solution


15. Research Session Speaker: Zeyuan Zhou

PhD student@JHU

Title: Quantum Crosstalk Robust Quantum Control


16. Research Session Speaker: Wei Tang

PhD student@Princeton

Title: Distributed Quantum Computing


17. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Tirthak Patel

Incoming Assitant Professor at Rice University

Title: Developing Robust System Software Support for Quantum Computers


18. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Gushu Li

Incoming Assitant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania

Title: Enabling Deeper Quantum Compiler Optimization at High Level


19. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Nai-Hui Chia

Assistant Professor at the Rice University

Title: Classical Verification of Quantum Depth


20. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Mohsen Heidari

Assistant Professor at the Indiana University, Bloomington

Title: Learning and Training in Quantum Environments


21. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Jun Qi

Assistant Professor at the Fudan University

Title: Quantum Machine Learning: Theoretical Foundations and Applications on NISQ Devices


22. Research Session Speaker: Yasuo Oda

PhD student at John Hopkins University

Title: Noise Modeling of the IBM Quantum Experience


23. Research Session Speaker: Yuxiang Peng

PhD student at University of Maryland, College Park

Title: Software Tools for Analog Quantum Computing


24. Research Session Speaker: Runzhou Tao

PhD student at Columbia University

Title: Automatic Formal Verification of the Qiskit Compiler


25. Research Session Speaker: Jiyuan Wang

PhD Candidate at University of California, Los Angeles

Title: QDiff: Differential Testing for Quantum Software Stacks


26. Research Session Speaker: Charles Yuan

PhD student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: Abstractions Are Bridges Toward Quantum Programming


27. Research Session Speaker: Minzhao Liu

PhD student at University of Chicago

Title: Understanding Quantum Supremacy Conditions for Gaussian Boson Sampling with High Performance Computing


28. Research Session Speaker: Dr.Naoki Kanazawa

Research Scientist at IBM Quantum

Title: Pulse Control for Superconducting Quantum Computers


29. Research Session Speaker: Prof. He Li

Associate Professor at Southeast University (China)

Title: Rethinking Most-significant Digit-first Arithmetic for Quantum Computing in NISQ Era


30. Research Session Speaker: Dr. Thinh DINH

Researcher at Vietnam National University

Title: Efficient Hamiltonian Reduction for Scalable Quantum Computing on Clique Cover/Graph Coloring Problems in SatCom


31. Research Session Speaker: Dr. Marco Pistoia

Managing Director, Distinguished Engineer, and Head of JPMorgan Chase’s Global Technology Applied Research Center

Title: Quantum Computing and Quantum Communication in the Financial World


32. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Yuan Feng

Professor at the Centre for Quantum Software and Information, University of Technology Sydney

Title: Hoare logic for verification of quantum programs


33. Research Session Speaker: Lia Yeh

PhD student at University of Oxford

Title: Quantum Graphical Calculi: Tutorial and Applications


34. Research Session Speaker: Zhirui Hu

PhD student at George Mason University

Title: Optimize Quantum Learning on Near-Term Noisy Quantum Computers


35. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Zhu Han

John and Rebecca Moores Professor at University of Houston

Title: Hybrid Quantum-Classic Computing for Future Network Optimization


36. Research Session Speaker: Dr. Samuel Yen-Chi Chen

Senior Software Engineer at Wells Fargo

Title: Hybrid Quantum-Classical Machine Learning with Applications


37. Research Session Speaker: Dr. Ji Liu

Postdoctoral Researcher at Argonne National Laboratory

Title: Elevating Quantum Compiler Performance through Enhanced Awareness in the Compilation Stages


38. Research Session Speaker: Dr. Daniel Egger

Senior Research Scientist at IBM Quantum, IBM Zurich

Title: Pulse-based Variational Quantum Eigensolver and Pulse-Efficient Transpilation


39. Research Session Speaker: Thomas Alexander

Software Developer at IBM Quantum, Market Leader in Quantum Systems and Services

Title: Control Systems & Systems Software @ IBM Quantum


40. Research Session Speaker: Dr. Ruslan Shaydulin

Applied Research Lead at the Global Technology Applied Research Center at JPMorgan Chase & Co

Title: Parameter Setting in Quantum Approximate Optimization of Weighted Problems


41. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Giulio Chiribella

Full Professor and the Director of QICI Quantum Information and Computation Initiative at the Department of Computer Science of The University of Hong Kong

Title: The Nonequilibrium Cost of Accuracy


42. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Zichang He

senior research associate at the Global Technology Applied Research center at JPMorgan Chase

Title: Align or Not Align? Design Quantum Approximate Operator Ansatz (QAOA) with Applications in Constrained Optimization


43. Research Session Speaker: Prof. Zheng (Eddy) Zhang

Associate Professor at Rutgers University

Title: A Structured Method for Compilation of QAOA Circuits in Quantum Computing


44. Research Session Speaker: Tianyi Hao

PhD student at University of Wisconsin, Madison

Title: Enabling High Performance Debugging for Variational Quantum Algorithms using Compressed Sensing


45. Research Session Speaker: Dr. Michael Goerz

Senior Post-doctoral Fellow at the U.S. Army Research Lab

Title: Numerical Methods of Optimal Quantum Control


46. Research Session Speaker: Daniel Silver

PhD student at Northeastern University

Title: Quantum Machine Learning on Current Quantum Computers


48. Research Session Speaker:Evan McKinney

PhD student at University of Pittsburgh

Title: Quantum Circuit Decomposition and Routing Collaborative Design


49. Research Session Speaker: Archana Kamal

Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Applied Physics at the University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title: Quantum Reservoir Engineering for Fast and Scalable Entanglement Stabilization


50. Research Session Speaker: Mitch Thornton

Cecil H. Green Chair of Engineering and Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Southern Methodist University

Title: Quantum Oracle Synthesis with an Application to QRNG