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Quantum + AI Conference Update: NVIDIA Director of Quantum Algorithm Engineering, Elica Kyoseva, is a 2024 Speaker

Elica Kyoseva, Director of Quantum Algorithm Engineering at NVIDIA is an IQT Quantum + AI conference speaker for the 2024 conference

Elica Kyoseva, Director of Quantum Algorithm Engineering at NVIDIA is an IQT Quantum + AI conference speaker for the 2024 conference

The IQT Quantum + AI conference in October 2024 in New York City will feature Dr. Elica Kyoseva, a luminary in the field of quantum computing. As the Director of Quantum Algorithm Engineering at NVIDIA, Dr. Kyoseva is at the forefront of developing groundbreaking hybrid quantum-classical algorithms, taking advantage of NVIDIA’s high-performance computing (HPC) architecture. Her work is pivotal in exploring quantum computing’s potential applications in drug discovery and human health, where quantum advancements promise revolutionary breakthroughs.

Before joining NVIDIA, Dr. Kyoseva led the Quantum for Bio program at Wellcome Leap, directing a $50 million initiative to demonstrate quantum computing’s capabilities in addressing vital health challenges. Her tenure at Boehringer Ingelheim as an Applied Quantum Computing Scientist further cemented her role in the industry, where she concentrated on crafting novel quantum algorithms for drug discovery and establishing key industry partnerships.

Dr. Kyoseva’s distinguished academic career adds a rich layer to her professional endeavors. Holding a Ph.D. in Quantum Optics from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria, she has been an integral part of the academic community, contributing as a postdoc at the Center for Quantum Technologies in Singapore, a tenure-track assistant professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, and a research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her accolades, including the Marie Curie fellowship and the 2016 John Atanasoff Award by the President of Bulgaria, recognize her significant contributions to science and international recognition.

At the IQT Quantum + AI conference, attendees can anticipate engaging discussions and insights from Dr. Kyoseva. She will showcase the innovative strategies and algorithms being developed under her leadership at NVIDIA. Her session promises to integrate quantum computing with AI, offering a glimpse into the future of drug discovery and healthcare underpinned by quantum technological advancements.

QUANTUM + AI conference-New York City-October 29-30, 2024

The inaugural IQT QUANTUM + AI conference promises to be a pioneering event, uniting Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI) leaders to explore the synergistic potential of merging these revolutionary technologies. This event aims to address the current challenges and vast opportunities at the intersection of quantum computing and AI, promising to enhance AI’s capabilities through quantum-powered algorithms, machine learning techniques, and data processing methods beyond the reach of classical computing. By enabling faster and more efficient processing of large, complex datasets, quantum computing is poised to supercharge AI applications across various sectors, including pharma, finance, and defense, heralding a new era of accelerated machine learning, improved predictions, and optimized processes. Despite the technical hurdles, such as the need for better error correction and fault tolerance in quantum computing and the development of quantum-optimized software for AI decision-making, the conference underscores the transformative impact of Quantum AI on advancing technological frontiers across numerous industries.

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