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Quantum Information in Chemistry

DEC 03, 2021 | 11:00 AM TO 1:00 PM



The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue


December 03, 2021: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM




Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences


This is a Zoom event aimed at the scientific community. Please register to participate.

11:00 - 11:30 AM EST
What to do with a near-term quantum computer?
Alan Aspuru-Guzik, University of Toronto

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST
How correlated adsorbate dynamics can give rise to anomalous heating in surface ion traps
Brenda Rubenstein, Brown University

12:00 - 12:30 PM EST
Algorithmic breakeven in quantum annealing
Daniel Lidar, University of Southern California

12:30 - 1:00 PM EST
Quantum machine learning for electronic structure calculations
Sabre Kais, Purdue University

View abstracts at

--Informal discussion to follow--

Organizers: Seogjoo Jang (Queens College CUNY) and Ignacio Franco (University of Rochester)

Graduate students and advanced undergraduates are encouraged to attend the online tutorial accompanying the symposium on Wed 1 Dec @ 1:00 PM EST led by a CUNY doctoral student in chemistry. Details and registration available here