Talks and Seminars for Fall 2019.

MIT Room 6C-442 (Pizza served 15 minutes before the talk)

Hybrid superconducting circuit made with van der Waals heterostructures

Wang, Joel J. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A new promising way to build solid-state quantum computing platforms: vdW heterostructures

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, noon


Northup, Tracy - Universit├Ąt Innsbruck


Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, noon

Optimal Quantum Programming from Reinforcement Learning

Alam, Sohaib - Rigetti Computing

Reinforcement learning applied to combinatorial optimization problems, techniques of dynamic programming to find optimally short gate sequences for state preparation, and quantum compilation on near-term quantum devices.

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, noon