quantum annealing

PhD position in ICT available in Trento (Italy) on
"Quantum Annealing for SAT Solving"
under the supervision of prof. Roberto Sebastiani (DISI, University of Trento)
in collaboration with D-Wave Systems Inc. (http://www.dwavesys.com)
sponsored by Q@TN Project (https://www.quantumtrento.eu)
!! Deadline: June 15 th , 2020 !!

PhD Project: Hybrid Quantum Annealer Algorithms for Tabu Search and Data-Driven Computation

Fully funded position within ICT Doctoral school, University of Trento, Italy

Location: Department of Engineering and Computer Science DISI, University of Trento, Italy in collaboration with German Aerospace Center (DLR) Köln, Germany

We investigate the connections between foundations of Quantum Physics and Computer Science, our research focuses on information storing and processing by means of quantum physical systems (e.g. photons, electrons, trapped ions, superconducting circuits). The covered research topics range from fundamental aspects of Quantum Mechanics to technological applications.

We work on the following topics:

The Research Scientist for Quantum Computing will design experiments to run on emerging hardware to give insights into quantum approaches to NASA problems of interest, explore the robustness of the hardware, develop best practice programming techniques for quantum hardware, and illuminate the inner workings to better understand the mechanisms that can be used to provide a quantum computational advantage.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Date: 28th January 2014
Time: 2pm UTC/GMT
Speaker: Troels Frimodt Rønnow (ETH Zurich)
Title: Quantum annealing on 503 qubits

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