Quantum Week 2022: Agenda and Video Records

4/13/2022   Introduction to Quantum

1:00 pm. Quantum@Mason

           Dr. Patrick Vora, Director of QSEC & Associate Professor of Physics, GMU

1:40  pm. Quantum Education at Mason 

            Dr. Jessica Rosenberg, Director of Education of QSEC & Associate Professor of Physics, GMU

2:20  pm. Pathway into quantum

           Dr. Michael Jarret Baume, Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences & Computer Science, GMU

3:00  pm. Poster session

3:30  pm. Demonstrations and Games

 

4/14/2022  [World Quantum Day] Quantum materials & sensing applications

1:00  pm. Kickoff

          Dr. Patrick Vora, Director of QSEC & Associate Professor of Physics, GMU

1:10  pm. The Convergence of Quantum Materials & Quantum Information Science

            Dr. Tyrel M. McQueen, Professor, Department of Chemistry, JHU

2:00  pm. Strain and interfacial engineering of 2D materials for flexible/optoelectronics applications

            Dr. Chullhee Cho, Aerospace Engineer, NASA

2:45  pm. Mason Research Highlight

            Dr. Karen Sauer, Professor of Physics, GMU

            Dr. Nirmal Ghimire, Assistant Professor of Physics, GMU

            Dr. Pilgyu Kang, Associate Director of QSEC & Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, GMU

3:25  pm. QSEC Student Thesis Talks

            Nia Pollard, Hari Bhandari, Connor Mooney, Mohamed El Gazzah

4:00  pm. Quantum Career Panel

            Dr. Michael Jarret Baume, Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences & Computer Science, GMU           

             Dr. Sean Oliver, Senior Physicist, MITRE Corporation

             Dr. Mahendra DC, Research Engineer, Intel

             Piotr Kulczakowicz, Director of Quantum Innovation and Commercialization, Quantum Startup Foundry, UMD           

             Austin Bradley, Solutions Delivery Engineer, Sonatype

 

4/15/2022 Quantum algorithms and computing

1:00  pm. Kickoff

            Dr. Maria Emelianenko, Associate Director of QSEC & Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, GMU

1:10  pm. An Introduction to Quantum Computing and How to Get Involved           

            Dr. Charlie Fancher, MITRE Corporation

2:00  pm. Towards Quantum AI Democratization – Start from Building a Quantum Neural Network Design Stack

            Dr. Weiwen Jiang, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, GMU

2:50  pm. Fireside Chat on Mason’s Quantum Computing           

            Dr. Michael Jarret Baume, Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences & Computer Science, GMU

            Dr. Mingzhen Tian, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy Department, GMU

            Dr. Fei Li, Associate Professor, College of Engineering and Computing, GMU

            Dr. Maria Emelianenko, Associate Director of QSEC & Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, GMU

4:00  pm. QSEC Student Award Ceremony