Rupesh will look at the current state of play of quantum computing and how the UK is supporting the development of this new era in computing.

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Synopsis

First proposed by Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman in 1982 in a lecture entitled “Simulating Physics with Computers”, quantum computers have taken almost 4 decades to be realised in reality.

Harnessing the laws of quantum physics to perform computations beyond the reach of the current generation of supercomputers, the technology has the potential to impact every area of our lives, and create a future we cannot imagine, just as our parents and grandparents could not imagine the digital revolution nor its impact.

Rupesh will look at the current state of play of quantum computing and how the UK is supporting the development of this new era in computing.

About the speaker

Rupesh SrivastavaDr Rupesh Srivastava of the Quantum Computing & Simulation Hub at Oxford University

Dr Rupesh Srivastava works in the QCS Hub User Engagement team, where his role is to help create and shape a quantum computing industry for the UK, engaging with key stakeholders such as industry and government at regional, national and global levels.

Rupesh has more than 20 years’ experience in hi-tech software start-ups and technical consultancy, and holds a PhD in Physics from Royal Holloway, University of London.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS Berkshire branch

Webinar: Quantum Computing in the UK today
Date and time
Thursday 13 May, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
Webinar
Price
Free