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Anyon Systems’ CEO Alireza Najafi-Yazdi Will Speak at IQT Vancouver in June 2024

Alireza Najafi-Yazdi, Founder and CEO of Anyon Systems, will speak at IQT Vancouver in June 2024.
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 13 Feb 2024

The IQT Vancouver conference will prominently feature Dr. Alireza Najafi-Yazdi, founder and CEO of Anyon Systems, a pioneering quantum computing hardware company based in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Najafi-Yazdi’s extensive background in parallel computing, computational fluid dynamics, and quantum computing positions him as a key voice in discussions on the development and commercialization of quantum technologies.

With over 15 years of experience in the field, Dr. Najafi-Yazdi has been at the forefront of advancing quantum computing hardware, contributing to the growing global momentum toward realizing practical quantum computing solutions. His role as an adjunct professor of Engineering at McGill University, where he supervises doctoral students working on quantum computing projects, underscores his commitment to nurturing the next generation of quantum scientists and engineers.

Before embarking on his entrepreneurial journey with Anyon Systems, Dr. Najafi-Yazdi gained valuable research experience as a postdoctoral research fellow at McGill University and RWTH Aachen. These positions allowed him to deepen his expertise in quantum computing and related fields, laying the groundwork for his future contributions to the industry.

At the IQT Vancouver conference, Dr. Najafi-Yazdi is expected to share insights from his journey in leading Anyon Systems, including the challenges and breakthroughs in developing quantum computing hardware. His presentation will likely cover the latest advancements in quantum technology, strategies for bridging the gap between academic research and commercial quantum computing solutions, and the future outlook for quantum computing applications.

IQT Vancouver · Pacific Rim 2024: Quantum Computing, Communications and Security — Pathways to Real World Solutions.

With Vancouver as North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, IQT and the Quantum Algorithms Institute are bringing together partners across North America and Asia to showcase the state of quantum computing, communications, and security. This international conference moves beyond the quantum hype to profile quantum computing, communications technologies, and quantum expertise in real-world settings. Sessions will highlight practical applications of quantum algorithms and networking in pharmaceuticals, transportation, finance, and more industries. Attendees will include industry and government executives, end-users, and investors who will learn about the latest developments in these technologies, pathways for companies to get ready for quantum solutions, and ethics and policy considerations in this fast-growing industry.

Register for the IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim Conference here. 

Categories: Conference, photonics, quantum computing, research, semiconductors

Tags: Alireza Najafi-Yazdi, Anyon Systems, IQT Vancouver

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