How and when will quantum computing impact on you?
Interview and discussion to mark John Bell Day 2016
How and When will Quantum Computing Impact on You?
Professor Ronald Hanson, in conversation with Leonard Hobbs, former head of public policy at Intel.
Breakfast and discussion 8am to 10am
Riddel Hall at Queen’s University Belfast.
Ronald Hanson is one of the top scientists working in quantum computing today. He is based at QuTech, the Quantum Computing Institute at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands where over the next ten years €135 million will be invested to develop the building blocks for a quantum computer. His work on Bell’s Theorem was recognised by Physics World and one of the top 10 breakthroughs of 2015. In 2016 he was awarded the Huibregtsen Prize for his research into ‘safe surfing on the quantum internet’.
Leonard Hobbs is one of Ireland’s leading technologists in the ICT sector. He has nearly 30 years of experience working in technology, mostly with Intel, spanning leading edge research to technology transfer to advanced manufacturing and high volume operations in the US, Europe and Ireland. He established a unique nanotechnology research program for Intel in a number of Irish universities and across Europe. His last role at Intel was Director of Public Affairs with responsibility for driving Intel Ireland’s policy, communications, education and community agendas.
*Breakfast will be served from 8-8.25am, and the talks will begin at 8.30am.
Please RSVP by email or phone 028 9097 1153 to confirm your place(s).
Photo credit: http://hansonlab.tudelft.nl/
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