(EconomicTimes) Indian Institute of Technology Madras has announced its collaboration with IBM on quantum computing education and research. The collaboration would provide IIT Madras faculty, researchers, and students access to IBMs quantum systems and tools over IBM Cloud, the IIT(M) said.
This will accelerate joint research in quantum computing, and develop curricula to help prepare students for careers that will be influenced by this next era of computing, across science and business.
Prof Anil Prabhakar, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT-M said, “Quantum computing offers us the opportunity to solve computationally intractable problems.”
Gargi Dasgupta, Director, IBM Research India, said, “Quantum computing is fast emerging as one of the disruptive technologies of our times. IBM is committed to supporting educators like IIT Madras who are shaping the next generation of quantum innovators through various initiatives and programs.”