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Events During the 2022 Spring Semester

January 2022

   Saturday, January 8th
Iskandar Sitdikov, Qiskit Developer Community Advocate at IBM Quantum
UChicago Research Computing Center and Quantum Society: Introduction to Quantum Computing Platforms and Software with IBM
2:00 pm, virtual , hosted by CQE
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   Saturday, January 15th
TBD
UChicago Research Computing Center and Quantum Society: Introduction to Quantum Computing Platforms and Software with TBD
2:00 pm, Virtual, hosted by CQE
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   Tuesday, January 18th
Henry Yuen, Columbia University
IQUIST Seminar: Henry Yuen
11:00 am, virtual: ttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCzAySwQXF8J4kRolUzg2ww, hosted by IQUIST
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   Wednesday, January 19th
Nir Minerbi, CEO, Classiq
Workshop on the Future of Quantum Software Development
11:00 am, Virtual, contact CQE to register (see abstract for details), hosted by CQE
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   Saturday, January 22nd
TBD
UChicago Research Computing Center and Quantum Society: Introduction to Quantum Computing Platforms and Software with TBD
2:00 pm, virtual, hosted by CQE
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   Tuesday, January 25th
Luis Sanchez-Soto, Complutense University of Madrid
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11:00 am, virtual, see abstract for details, hosted by IQUIST
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Luis Sanchez-Soto, Complutense University of Madrid
Achieving the Ultimate Timing Resolution
11:00 am,
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   Wednesday, January 26th
Pranav Gokhale, Co-founder and CEO of Super.tech & Victory Omole, Software Engineer at Super.tech
UChicago Research Computing Center and Quantum Society: Introduction to Quantum Computing Platforms and Software with Super.tech, Overview of SuperstaQ
5:00 pm,
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   Friday, January 28th
various, NSF MRSEC
MRSEC Science Slam
9:30 am, register at , hosted by NSF MRSEC
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   Saturday, January 29th
Kanav Setia, qBraid CEO
UChicago Research Computing Center and Quantum Society: Introduction to Quantum Computing Platforms and Software with qBriad
2:00 pm, Virtual, hosted by CQE
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Kanav Setia, qBraid CEO
UChicago Research Computing Center and Quantum Society: Introduction to Quantum Computing Platforms and Software with qBraid, Overview of qBraid Platform
2:00 pm,
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February 2022

   Tuesday, February 1st
Aaron Reinhard, Kenyon College
Coherent Control of Processes that Break the Dipole Blockade
11:00 am,
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   Thursday, February 3rd
Andrei Derevianko, University of Nevada, Reno
CANCELLED.
10:00 am, CANCELLED, hosted by Mark Saffman
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Justyna Zwolak, NIST
Cancelled
4:00 pm, Cancelled, hosted by Mark Eriksson
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   Friday, February 4th
Jeff Thompson, Princeton
Quantum computing with neutral Yb atoms
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Shimon Kolkowitz
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   Tuesday, February 8th
Ilya Esterlis, Harvard University
Novel optical probes in the study of condensed matter systems
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Robert McDermott
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Jens Koch, Northwestern University
IQUIST seminar: "Next generation superconducting qubits for quantum computing"
11:00 am,
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   Thursday, February 10th
Bei Zeng, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
NISQ: Error Correction, Mitigation, and Noise Simulation
10:00 am, virtual: , hosted by Mark Saffman
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   Tuesday, February 15th
Bin Yan, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Quantum randomness: from chaos to quantum computing
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Robert McDermott
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   Thursday, February 17th
Jun-Ru Li, JILA, NIST and University of Colorado, Boulder
Tuning dipolar interactions between molecules for novel dynamics
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Mark Saffman
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   Friday, February 18th
Daniel Agterberg, UW-Milwaukee
The key symmetries of superconductivity
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Alex Levchenko
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   Tuesday, February 22nd
Jonah Waissman, Harvard University
Embarking on a Thermal Journey in Low Dimensions with a 21st century thermometer: Graphene Nonlocal Noise
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Robert McDermott
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   Thursday, February 24th
Yunqiu Kelly Luo, Cornell University
Spintronics with 2D and Topological Materials: Outstanding Opportunities in van der Waals Heterostructures
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Robert McDermott
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March 2022

   Tuesday, March 1st
Ben Wieder, MIT
Unraveling the Bulk and Surface Theories of Helical Higher-Order Topological Insulators
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Robert McDermott
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   Thursday, March 3rd
Sophia Economou, Virginia Tech
How to create and leverage many-body entanglement for near-term quantum networks and simulation
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Mark Saffman
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Edwin Barnes, Virginia Tech
Quantum computing with semiconductor spins
4:00 pm, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Mark Saffman
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   Tuesday, March 8th
Roman Kuzmin, University of Maryland
Simulating quantum many-body phenomena with superconducting qubits
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Mark Saffman
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Shimon Kolkowitz, UW–Madison Physics
A Brief History of Time(keeping): Optical atomic clocks and their applications
7:00 pm, UW Space Place, 2300 S. Park St or live on their YouTube Channel. See for details., hosted by UW Space Place
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   Thursday, March 10th
Shubhayu Chatterjee, University of California Berkeley
Skyrmion pairing: a topological route to superconductivity
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Robert McDermott
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   Sunday, March 13th
various, various
Quantum education open house at APS March Meeting
4:00 pm, Visit for more info, hosted by CQE
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   Friday, March 25th
Hannes Bernien and Kevin Singh (UChicago), Alex Levchenko (UW-Madison)
HQAN Quantum Research Colloquium
9:00 am, 4274 Chamberlin
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April 2022

   Friday, April 1st
Elizabeth Goldschmidt (UIUC), Edgar Solomonik (UIUC)
HQAN Quantum Research Colloquium
9:00 am, 4274 Chamberlin
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Smitha Vishveshwara, UIUC
Exploring anyons and black holes-like dynamics in flatland
3:30 pm, 2103 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Alex Levchenko
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   Saturday, April 2nd
various, HQAN
HQAN visit to UChicago
9:00 am, to indicate interest: , hosted by HQAN
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   Tuesday, April 5th
Sue Coppersmith, UNSW Sydney
Quantum stochastic resonance of individual Fe atoms
10:00 am, 5310 Chamberlin, hosted by Mark Eriksson
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   Friday, April 8th
Gregory Boebinger, NHMFL-FSU
Exploring the Heart of Quantum Matter with Extreme Magnetic Fields
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Alex Levchenko
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   Friday, April 15th
Angela Kou (UIUC), Smitha Vishveshwara (UIUC)
HQAN Quantum Research Colloquium
9:00 am, 4274 Chamberlin
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Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University
Atoms Interlinked by Light: Programmable Interactions and Emergent Geometry
3:30 pm, 2103 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Shimon Kolkowitz
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   Thursday, April 21st
Prineha Narang, Department of Computational Materials Science John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Harvard University
Center for Molecular Quantum Transduction: Second Annual Symposium Keynote Address
5:00 pm, for details, see: , hosted by enter for Molecular Quantum Transduction
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   Friday, April 22nd
Various, Various
Center for Molecular Quantum Transduction: Second Annual Symposium
9:00 am, , hosted by Center for Molecular Quantum Transduction
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   Tuesday, April 26th
A. Ravi P. Rau, Louisiana State University
IQUIST seminar: Qubit symmetries, combinatorial designs, and a rainbow of four basic colors: Common Patterns
11:00 am, , hosted by IQUIST
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   Wednesday, April 27th
Ro Jefferson, Nordita
Quantum field theory and deep neural networks
11:00 am, Chamberlin 5280 (Zoom link for those attending online: ), hosted by Gary Shiu
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May 2022

   Tuesday, May 3rd
Wolfgang Tittel, QuTech and Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft Technical University, The Netherlands
PME Distinguished Quantum Colloquium Series
Quantum network technology: the second life of rare-earth crystals
10:00 am, for zoom link: , hosted by PME/UChicago
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Barbara A. Jones, Quantum Applications in Physical and Life Sciences, IBM Research Almaden
Simulation of some Open Quantum Systems on Near-term Quantum Computers
11:00 am, virtual, for joining info see: , hosted by IQUIST
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   Friday, May 6th
Jack Harris, Yale
The topology of tuning a non-Hermitian instrument: knots, braids, and exceptional points
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Shimon Kolkowitz
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   Wednesday, May 11th
Dr. Kathy-Anne Soderberg , Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)
Quantum Networking at AFRL
1:30 pm, 5310 Chamberlin
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   Tuesday, May 17th
Ernst Maria Rasel, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany
Exploring quantum gases for space-borne and terrestrial interferometry
10:00 am, for full info: , hosted by PME/UChicago
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   Wednesday, May 18th
Michael Lubasch, Cambridge Quantum Computing, Ltd.
Variational Quantum Algorithms for Nonlinear Problems
10:30 am, For full info: , hosted by Argonne
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