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Yasser Omar; President, PQI – Portuguese Quantum Institute, will speak on “European National Programs” at IQT The Hague March 13-15

By Sandra Helsel posted 20 Feb 2023

Yasser Omar;President, PQI – Portuguese Quantum Institute, will speak on “European National Programs” at IQT The Hague March 13-15.
Yasser Omar studied Physics at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, and did his PhD on Quantum Information at the University of Oxford. Currently, he is professor at IST, University of Lisbon, where he leads the Physics of Information and Quantum Technologies Group. His research interests are focused on quantum computation, quantum networks, and quantum thermodynamics. Over the last decade, he won a dozen European projects and one American project in these domains. In 2019, he founded the Quantum Technologies Laboratory, where free-space QKD was implemented for the first time in Portugal. In 2020, he founded the consulting startup Why Quantum Technologies, Ltd. In 2022, he launched, together with colleagues in more than 70 countries, the World Quantum Day – 14 April. He has been involved in the creation and the coordination of the Flagship in Quantum Technologies, is the Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of CERN’s Quantum Technology Initiative, and is the president of PQI – Portuguese Quantum Institute.

Register here for IQT The Hague, March 13-15

IQT The Hague 2023 is the eighth global conference and exhibition in the highly successful Inside Quantum Technology series.
The Hague event will focus on Quantum Communications and Quantum Security. Ten vertical topics encompassing more than 40 panels and talks from over 80 speakers will provide attendees with a deep understanding on state-of-the-art developments of the future quantum internet as well as the current impact of quantum-safe technologies on cybersecurity.

Sandra K. Helsel, Ph.D. has been researching and reporting on frontier technologies since 1990.  She has her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.


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