The end of 2023 marks the end of Harry Buhrman’s leadership at QuSoft

As of 15 December 2023, director of QuSoft and famous quantum researcher Harry Buhrman will start a new position. After leaving his position at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) he will begin as Chief Scientist Quantum Algorithms & Innovation at the world’s largest integrated quantum computing company Quantinuum, based in their London research centre. “I […]

Congratulation to Pietro Richelli for his QuSoft Master Certificate

Since 2021, QuSoft offers a certificate for MSc students at the University of Amsterdam that have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to quantum information science and have carried out their MSc thesis research project at QuSoft. Requirments for obtaining the certificate are: – Successful completion of three courses coming from at least two categories (see below). – […]

Large grant awarded to Quantum Application Lab

Quantum Application Lab has received the generous support of Quantum Delta NL to develop several projects within the next few years. QAL has been granted 600k euros to co-finance five new projects in the next years.

PhD defences in October

QuSoft is proud to announce that two junior members will defend their PhD theses this month: On October 12thMatteo MazzantiAgnietenkapel, 10:00Trapped Ions in Optical Tweezers. And Their Applications to Quantum ComputingPromotor: Rene Gerritsma. Copromotor: Arghavan Safavi Naini.       On October 20th Ward VleeshouwersAula, 11:00Unitary Matrix Integrals, Long-Range Random Walks, and Spectral StatisticsPromotores: Cristiane de Morais Smith and Vladimir […]

QuSoft has a new director

We would like to congratulate Christian Schaffner for being appointed co-director of QuSoft, next to Harry Buhrman, and to thank wholeheartedly our former co-director Kareljan Schoutens for the many years of work

Will quantum computing help AI?

QuSoft is excited to welcome a new member on board, Amira Abbas, a young talented researcher who did her PhD in South Africa at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and collaborated with IBM Research and Google Quantum AI.

Prestigious Gödel Prize for Ronald de Wolf

Ronald de Wolf (CWI, UvA, QuSoft) and his co-authors will receive the prestigious Gödel Prize for outstanding papers in theoretical computer science. The Gödel Prize is jointly awarded by the ACM Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory (ACM SIGACT) and the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS). The prize will be awarded […]

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