Quantum Computer Systems Lecture Series

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Zhiding Liang (University of Notre Dame)
Hanrui Wang (MIT)

Steering Committee:
Prof. Yongshan Ding (Yale University)
Prof. Song Han (MIT)
Prof. Weiwen Jiang (George Mason University)
Prof. Xuehai Qian (USC)
Prof. Yiyu Shi (University of Notre Dame)
Jinglei Cheng (USC)

Introduction Session

1. Introduction Session Speaker: Yongshan Ding

Assistant Professor at Yale University

Title: Software and Algorithmic Approaches to Quantum Noise Mitigation: An Overview

Abstract: I will talk about recent developments in noise mitigation techniques for quantum computers. In the Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) era, qubits have short lifetimes and quantum gates are prone to errors. Understanding and mitigating quantum noises becomes a crucial step in realizing practical quantum computation. In this talk I will first give an overview of the field and its related research questions. We will then cover the techniques and recent results in systems software and algorithm designs for noise mitigation.

Bio: Yongshan Ding is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Yale University. He is a member of the Yale Quantum Institute (YQI) and is affiliated with the Computer Systems Lab (CSL). Ding completed his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is a recipient of the William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship, one of UChicago’s highest honors, and the Siebel Scholarship. Prior to that, he received his B.Sc. degrees in Computer Science and Physics from Carnegie Mellon University. Ding is also the lead author of a textbook, Quantum Computer Systems, in Morgan-Claypool Publisher’s Synthesis Lectures in Computer Architecture.

Time: July 7, Thursday, 10:30 ET

Zoom: https://notredame.zoom.us/j/99013211531?pwd=UW5Wa1ltTEVqY25CczRvUzNhTmQ0dz09