Past Presentations

Date Session Presenter(s) Title
April 23, 2020 Spring 2020 Sudhir, Vivishek CANCELLED
April 17, 2020 Spring 2020 Walsh, Michael Statistical Metrology and Process Control of Quantum Devices
April 9, 2020 Spring 2020 Wiebe, Nathan CANCELLED
April 2, 2020 Spring 2020 Türeci, Hakan CANCELLED
March 19, 2020 Spring 2020 Harrow, Aram CANCELLED
March 12, 2020 Spring 2020 Vuletic, Vladan CANCELLED
Feb. 27, 2020 Spring 2020 Loncar, Marko New Opportunities with Old Optical Materials
Feb. 20, 2020 Spring 2020 Guha, Saikat Entanglement enabled whispering in noise
Feb. 13, 2020 Spring 2020 Govia, Luke Efficient Ansatz for Quantum Process Tomography
Dec. 12, 2019 Fall 2019 Alam, Sohaib Optimal Quantum Programming from Reinforcement Learning
Dec. 5, 2019 Fall 2019 Northup, Tracy Trapped-ion interfaces for quantum networks
Nov. 21, 2019 Fall 2019 Wang, Joel J. Hybrid superconducting circuit made with van der Waals heterostructures
Nov. 14, 2019 Fall 2019 McClean, Jarrod Using post-supremacy quantum devices for practical applications
Nov. 7, 2019 Fall 2019 Chen, Ed Opportunities and Challenges for Spin Qubits in Silicon
Oct. 31, 2019 Fall 2019 Ice, Cream iQuISE Reception
Oct. 24, 2019 Fall 2019 Wang, Chen Autonomous Quantum State Transfer by Dissipation Engineering
Oct. 17, 2019 Fall 2019 Kempf, Achim Quantum Information Theoretic Methods in Inflationary Cosmology
Oct. 10, 2019 Fall 2019 King, Christopher Some applications of hypercontractivity in quantum information theory
Oct. 3, 2019 Fall 2019 Eickbusch, Alec A stabilized logical qubit encoded in grid states of a superconducting cavity
Sept. 26, 2019 Fall 2019 Dixon, Benjamin Development of a Quantum Network Testbed
Sept. 19, 2019 Fall 2019 Kamal, Archana PIQUE: a new frame work for quantum systems engineering
May 9, 2019 Spring 2019 Reiter, Florentin A Quantum of Noise: Recent progress on dissipative quantum computation
May 2, 2019 Spring 2019 Shapiro, Jeffrey My 40+ Years in Quantum Optical Communication
April 25, 2019 Spring 2019 Girvin, Steven Quantum Information Processing with Microwave Photons
April 18, 2019 Spring 2019 Jiang, Liang Bosonic Quantum Error Correction
April 11, 2019 Spring 2019 Ensslin, Klaus Qubit physics with semiconductor quantum dots
April 4, 2019 Spring 2019 Kerman, Andrew (Jamie) Superconducting qubit circuit emulation of a vector spin-1/2
March 21, 2019 Spring 2019 Ice, Cream iQuISE Reception
March 21, 2019 Spring 2019 Wang, Chen CANCELLED
March 14, 2019 Spring 2019 Kim, Jungsang Practical Quantum Computing with Trapped Ions
Feb. 28, 2019 Spring 2019 Sushkov, Alex Floquet-engineered quantum state manipulation in a noisy qubit
Feb. 21, 2019 Spring 2019 Feiguin, Adrian The spectral function of Mott-insulating Hubbard ladders: From fractional excitations to coherent quasi-particles
Feb. 14, 2019 Spring 2019 Fu, Liang Majoranas, Fractons and Fermionic Error Correction
Feb. 7, 2019 Spring 2019 Krovi, Hari An efficient high dimensional quantum Schur transform
Dec. 13, 2018 Fall 2018 Bernien, Hannes CANCELLED
Dec. 6, 2018 Fall 2018 Petta, Jason Quantum Computing with Spins in Silicon
Nov. 29, 2018 Fall 2018 Palmer, Ben Thermalization of Quantum Superconducting Devices
Nov. 15, 2018 Fall 2018 O'Brien, Kevin Near-term Challenges in Superconducting Quantum Computation
Nov. 8, 2018 Fall 2018 Berggren, Karl Superconducting Nanowire-Based Detectors and Electronics
Nov. 2, 2018 Fall 2018 Ice, Cream iQuISE Reception
Nov. 1, 2018 Fall 2018 Dahl, Denny Quantum Material Simulation on the DW-2000Q
Oct. 25, 2018 Fall 2018 Greiner, Markus Ultracold atom quantum simulations: Exploring low temperature Fermi-Hubbard phases
Oct. 18, 2018 Fall 2018 Narang, Prineha Atom-by-atom Quantum Engineering
Oct. 11, 2018 Fall 2018 Christensen, Caleb Advanced Optical Physics in Sensing and Communications: Commercial Applications of Quantum Science
Oct. 4, 2018 Fall 2018 Kerman, Andrew (Jamie) CANCELLED
Oct. 4, 2018 Fall 2018 Parra-Rodriguez, Adrián Advances in Quantum Algorithms and Canonical Circuit Quantization
Sept. 27, 2018 Fall 2018 Niu, Murphy Universal Quantum Control through Deep Reinforcement Learning
Sept. 20, 2018 Fall 2018 Pop, Ioan Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics in High Impedance Environments
Sept. 13, 2018 Fall 2018 Riste, Diego Fast Classical Processing of Quantum Measurements for Error Correction
April 26, 2018 Spring 2018 Sage, Jeremy Towards Scalable Quantum Computation with Trapped Ions
April 19, 2018 Spring 2018 Johnson, Peter Meet Zapata Computing
March 29, 2018 Spring 2018 Jaeger, Gregg A Critical Look at the Notion of the Universe as a Computer
March 22, 2018 Spring 2018 Thompson, Jeff Isolating and manipulating single Erbium atoms in a solid crystal
March 15, 2018 Spring 2018 Will, Sebastian Quantum Control of Ultracold Dipolar Molecules
March 1, 2018 Spring 2018 Hammerly, Ryan Quantum vs Optical Annealing: Benchmarking the Coherent Ising Machine and D-Wave
Feb. 15, 2018 Spring 2018 Steinbrecher, Greg Quantum logic using correlated one dimensional quantum walks
Feb. 8, 2018 Spring 2018 Sukachev, Denis Coherent interactions between two SiV centers via a nanophotonic cavity
Dec. 7, 2017 Fall 2017 Benson, Oliver Hybrid Quantum Technology Based on Quantum Emitters in Condensed Phase
Nov. 30, 2017 Fall 2017 Becher, Christoph Coherence properties and quantum control of silicon vacancy color centers in diamond
Nov. 16, 2017 Fall 2017 Aspuru-Guzik, Alan Quantum Computation for Chemistry
Nov. 9, 2017 Fall 2017 Shaw, Matt Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detectors for Deep-Space Optical Communication and Quantum Optics
Nov. 2, 2017 Fall 2017 Córcoles, Antonio Introduction to the IBM Quantum Experience + QISKit
Oct. 26, 2017 Fall 2017 Takagi, Ryuji Error rates and resource overheads of encoded three-qubit gates
Oct. 19, 2017 Fall 2017 Viola, Lorenza Prof. Lorenza Viola
Oct. 16, 2017 Fall 2017 Tahan, Charles Dr. Charles Tahan
Oct. 12, 2017 Fall 2017 Orcutt, Jason Connecting Superconducting Qubits with Optical Photons
Oct. 5, 2017 Fall 2017 Zhong, Tian Building Quantum Internet with Rare-Earth Ions
Sept. 28, 2017 Fall 2017 Ware, Matthew Benchmarking qubits and qubit control with Gate Set Tomography
Sept. 21, 2017 Fall 2017 Kesselring, Markus The Boundaries and Twists of the Color Code
Sept. 19, 2017 Fall 2017 Manenti, Ric Parametric Entangling Gates for Quantum Computing
May 4, 2017 Spring 2017 Kimchi-Schwartz, Mollie Entanglement via dissipation in superconducting qubits
April 27, 2017 Spring 2017 Carolan, Jacques Silicon Based Quantum Photonic Processors
April 20, 2017 Spring 2017 Wiebe, Nathan Quantum Machine Learning
April 13, 2017 Spring 2017 Dutton, Zac Coherent Errors in Quantum Error Correction
April 6, 2017 Spring 2017 Gaeta, Alexander Photon Processing via Four-Wave Mixing
March 16, 2017 Spring 2017 Monroe, Chris Building a Quantum Computer, Atom by Atom
March 9, 2017 Spring 2017 Flammia, Steven Comparing Experiments to the Fault-Tolerance Threshold
March 2, 2017 Spring 2017 Yacoby, Amir Quantum Computing using Confined Electron Spins
Feb. 20, 2017 Spring 2017 Coppersmith, Susan Building a quantum computer using silicon quantum dots
Feb. 16, 2017 Spring 2017 Cappellaro, Paola Transport and Localization in Many-Body Nuclear Spin Systems
Feb. 9, 2017 Spring 2017 Vamivakas, Nick Nano-optomechanics with optically levitated dielectric nanoparticles
Feb. 3, 2017 Spring 2017 Bestwick, Andrew Scalable Superconducting Quantum Integrated Circuites
Dec. 8, 2016 Fall 2016 Marvian, Iman Universal Quantum Emulator
Dec. 1, 2016 Fall 2016 Qi, Bing Continuous variable quantum key distribution based on coherent detection
Nov. 17, 2016 Fall 2016 Thouchette, Dave Exponential Separation between Quantum Communication Complexity and Classical Information Complexity
Nov. 10, 2016 Fall 2016 Taylor, Jake Exploring Quantum Matter with Photons
Nov. 3, 2016 Fall 2016 Weinstein, Yaakov Protecting and Hacking the Quantum
Oct. 27, 2016 Fall 2016 Hall, David Tying Knots in a Quantum Fluid
Oct. 20, 2016 Fall 2016 Xu, Feihu Security in a Quantum World
Oct. 13, 2016 Fall 2016 Evans, Ruffin An Integrated Diamond Nanophotonics Platform for Quantum Optical Networks
Oct. 6, 2016 Fall 2016 Epstein, Ryan Protecting quantum information from noise - a passive approach
Sept. 29, 2016 Fall 2016 Islam, Rajibul Measuring Entanglement in Quantum Many-Body Systems
Sept. 15, 2016 Fall 2016 Zhang, Zheshen Floodlight QKD as a new frame work for high speed secure communication
Sept. 8, 2016 Fall 2016 Harlow, Daniel The Three Qutrit Code as a Model of Holography
Sept. 1, 2016 Fall 2016 Farhi, Eddie Quantum Supremacy through the Quantum Approximate Optimization Algorithm
May 12, 2016 Spring 2016 Brown, Justin Atom-Based Instruments for Fundamental Physics and Applications
May 5, 2016 Spring 2016 Haah, Jeongwan Sample-optimal tomography of quantum states
April 28, 2016 Spring 2016 Yang, Yujia Quantum electron microscope: interaction-free measurement with electrons
April 21, 2016 Spring 2016 Sawyer, Brian Trapped-Ion Quantum Information and Neutral-Atom Sensors at Georgia Tech Research Institute
April 14, 2016 Spring 2016 Fu, Liang Majorana takes charge: from teleportation to quantum computation
March 31, 2016 Spring 2016 Harrow, Aram Simulated Quantum Annealing Can Be Exponentially Faster than Classical Simulated Annealing
March 24, 2016 Spring 2016 Bretheau, Landry Quantum dynamics of an electromagnetic mode that cannot contain N photons
March 17, 2016 Spring 2016 Ozols, Maris How to Permute Quantum Systems Continously
March 10, 2016 Spring 2016 Gustavsson, Simon Non-exponential energy decay and quasi-particle fluctuations in a superconducting flux qubit
March 3, 2016 Spring 2016 Yoder, Ted Constructing universal gates on quantum codes piece-by-piece
Feb. 25, 2016 Spring 2016 Yelin, Susanne Entanglement and coherence in many-body dipolar systems
Feb. 18, 2016 Spring 2016 Guha, Saikat Quantum rate limits of undecodable and undetectable optical communications
Feb. 11, 2016 Spring 2016 Bernien, Hannes Loophole-free Bell inequality violation using electron spins separated by 1.3 kilometres.
Feb. 4, 2016 Spring 2016 Kaiser, David I. Testing Bell's Inequality with Astrophysical Observations: Addressing the Settings-Independence Loophole.
Jan. 28, 2016 Spring 2016 Kravtsov, Konstantin Relativistic Quantum Cryptography
Dec. 10, 2015 Fall 2015 Chivarini, John Technologies for Scalable Trapped-Ion Quantum Information Processing
Dec. 3, 2015 Fall 2015 Becher, Christoph Prospects of SiV centers in diamond for quantum information
Nov. 30, 2015 Fall 2015 Andersen, Christian Kraglund Autonomous quantum feedback loop inside a cryostat
Nov. 19, 2015 Fall 2015 Polkovnikov, Anatoli Brief intro into quantum chaos, ergodicity, and the eigenstate thermalization hypothesis
Nov. 12, 2015 Fall 2015 Del Campo, Adolfo Shortcuts to Adiabaticity
Nov. 5, 2015 Fall 2015 Reed, Matthew Electrically controlled qubits in silicon
Oct. 29, 2015 Fall 2015 Lloyd, Seth Quantum Thermodynamaics
Oct. 22, 2015 Fall 2015 Burton, Cody Observation of Bose-Einstein Condensation in a Strong Synthetic Magnetic Field
Oct. 15, 2015 Fall 2015 Feiguin, Adrian Equilibrium density matrices as ground states of frustration-free Hamiltonians
Oct. 8, 2015 Fall 2015 Greiner, Markus Measuring entanglement entropy via the interference of many-body twins
Oct. 1, 2015 Fall 2015 Vuletic, Vladan Entanglement of 3000 atoms by one photon
May 7, 2015 Spring 2015 Zhang, Zheshen Entangling thousands of atoms
April 23, 2015 Spring 2015 Beck, Kristin M. Continuous Nondestructive Detection of Individual Photons
April 16, 2015 Spring 2015 Braje, Danielle Sense and Sensibility: Practical Quantum Sensing
April 9, 2015 Spring 2015 Oliver, William D. Quantum information science with superconducting artificial atoms
April 2, 2015 Spring 2015 Wen, Xiao-Gang Highly entangled quantum states -- topologically ordered states and SPT states
March 19, 2015 Spring 2015 Zhang, Zheshen Entanglement-Based Quantum Information Processing
March 12, 2015 Spring 2015 Harrow, Aram Sparse Quantum Codes from Quantum Circuits
March 5, 2015 Spring 2015 Kennedy, Colin Bose-Einstein Condensation in the 1/2 Flux Harper Hamiltonian
Feb. 26, 2015 Spring 2015 Pastawski, Horacio Decoherence and irreversibility in systems of interacting spin: Lessons from the Loschmidt Echoes and the Quantum Drift model
Feb. 25, 2015 Spring 2015 Lee, Sang-Yun Towards practical solid-state quantum network with a robust light-matter interface in diamond
Feb. 19, 2015 Spring 2015 Yoder, Ted Quantum search and surefire soufflés
Feb. 12, 2015 Spring 2015 Gelbewaser, David Thermodynamic nature of quantum resources: From thermodynamic limits to cooling
Feb. 3, 2015 Spring 2015 Dahl, Denny Quantum computing with a D-Wave
Dec. 18, 2014 Fall 2014 Filipp, Stefan Abelian and non-Abelian Geometric Phases and Gates in Circuit QED
Dec. 11, 2014 Fall 2014 Lupo, Cosmo Security-rate tradeoff in quantum communication
Dec. 4, 2014 Fall 2014 Kamal, Archana Nonreciprocal microwave photonics with superconducting quantum circuits
Nov. 19, 2014 Fall 2014 Preskill, John Fault-tolerant gates for topological codes
Nov. 6, 2014 Fall 2014 Schröder, Tim Spin qubits in diamond nanocavities
Oct. 30, 2014 Fall 2014 Pushin, Dmitry Neutron Interferometry and Coherence
Oct. 23, 2014 Fall 2014 Zhang, Zheshen Quantum sensing with loss and noise
Oct. 23, 2014 Fall 2014 Mouradian, Sara Integrating quantum memories into a photonic circuit
Oct. 16, 2014 Fall 2014 Guerreschi, Gian Giacomo Dimensionality reduction for quantum adiabatic optimizers: Beyond symmetry exploitation
Oct. 9, 2014 Fall 2014 Krovi, Hari, Patel, Monika Enabling Optical Technologies for Quantum Information Processing
Oct. 2, 2014 Fall 2014 Thompson, Jeff Nanoscale quantum optics with cold atoms
Sept. 25, 2014 Fall 2014 Wallraff, Andreas Hybrid Systems with Circuit QED
Sept. 18, 2014 Fall 2014 King, Christopher Quantum channels from a mathematical perspective
Sept. 11, 2014 Fall 2014 Lloyd, Seth Quantum machine learning
May 15, 2014 Spring 2014 Shields, Brendan Charge and spin dynamics in NV centers
May 8, 2014 Spring 2014 Najafi, Faraz Scalable integration of single-photon detectors on a photonic chip
May 1, 2014 Spring 2014 Zhang, Zheshen High-dimensional quantum key distribution
April 24, 2014 Spring 2014 Hodges, Jonathan Moving from academia to a start-up company
April 17, 2014 Spring 2014 Aspuru-Guzik, Alan Quantum algorithms and quantum simulation
April 10, 2014 Spring 2014 Coudron, Matt Device Independent Randomness Expansion
March 27, 2014 Spring 2014 Hosseini, Mahdi Versatile atomic memory for optical information and optomechanical sensing with nanowires and cavity mirrors
March 20, 2014 Spring 2014 McConnell, Robert Generation of non-Gaussian entangled states of atoms by single-photon detection
March 13, 2014 Spring 2014 Viola, Lorenza Advances in quantum Hamiltonian engineering
March 6, 2014 Spring 2014 Gutierrez, Michael Sorting ions and internships
Feb. 27, 2014 Spring 2014 Trusheim, Matthew Nanoscale sensing with engineered diamond
Feb. 21, 2014 Spring 2014 Jacobs, Kurt Towards Entangled Macroscopic Systems: Modulated Electromechanics
Feb. 13, 2014 Spring 2014 Aaronson, Scott Computational complexity of decoding Hawking radiation
Dec. 19, 2013 Fall 2013 Connolly, Colin Detection of rare cells with NV magnetic imaging
Dec. 12, 2013 Fall 2013 Ashoori, Raymond C. New Electronic States in Graphene Heterostructures
Dec. 5, 2013 Fall 2013 Berggren, Karl Quantum Nanostructures and Nanofabrication
Nov. 21, 2013 Fall 2013 Khaneja, Navin Quantum control
Nov. 14, 2013 Fall 2013 Poletti, Dario Emergence of quantum correlations and complex dynamics in dissipative quantum many-body systems
Nov. 7, 2013 Fall 2013 Dixon, Benjamin Increased heralding efficiency in quantum optics: on the road to closing Bell test loopholes
Oct. 31, 2013 Fall 2013 Paz Silva, Gerado A. Towards Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing
Oct. 24, 2013 Fall 2013 Cappellaro, Paola Control of quantum sensors
Oct. 17, 2013 Fall 2013 Mower, Jake Why Photonics is the best?
Oct. 10, 2013 Fall 2013 Bissbort, Ulf Higgs mode in strongly interacting condensates
Oct. 3, 2013 Fall 2013 Lloyd, Seth Overview of blackhole evaporation and firewall debate
Sept. 26, 2013 Fall 2013 Home, Janathan Multi-species ion chains and scalable elements for trapped ion quantum control
Sept. 19, 2013 Fall 2013 Lucas, David Experimental quantum computation with ion traps
Sept. 12, 2013 Fall 2013 Neven, Hartmut, Rose, Geordie The world's first commercially available quantum computer