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Yuval Baum, Head of Quantum Computing Research at Q-CTRL is an IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim Speaker in 2024

Dr. Yuval Baum, Head of Quantum Computing Research at Q-CTRL is a 2024 Speaker for the Vancouver/Pacific Rim conference
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 08 Mar 2024

The IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim conference is set to showcase Dr. Yuval Baum, the Head of Quantum Computing Research at Q-CTRL. Dr. Baum has carved a niche in the quantum computing sector through his innovative integration of quantum physics, machine learning, and control theory. His work, especially in developing AI-driven methods and tools, stands at the cutting edge of enhancing quantum algorithmic performance. These tools have been theoretically conceptualized and practically tested on real quantum computers, demonstrating significant improvements and showcasing early instances of quantum utility.

Before his tenure at Q-CTRL, Dr. Baum enriched the field of quantum computing as a research fellow at the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). During this period, he delved into various aspects of quantum dynamics and explored the applications of machine learning within quantum physics. This blend of disciplines has been crucial in informing his approach to overcoming the challenges inherent in quantum computing, particularly in enhancing the stability and performance of quantum algorithms.

At the IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim conference, Dr. Baum is anticipated to share his insights into the intersection of quantum computing, AI, and control theory, using his work at Q-CTRL as an example. His presentation will likely highlight the development of AI-driven methodologies for quantum computing, the practical challenges faced during real-world testing, and the potential of these advancements for future quantum applications. Attendees can expect to gain a comprehensive understanding of how innovative software solutions can significantly improve the performance of quantum hardware, pushing the boundaries of what is currently achievable in the quantum realm.

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.

Categories: Conference, photonics, quantum computing

Tags: IQT Vancouver, Q-CTRL, Yuval Baum

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