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IEEE Quantum Podcast Series

The IEEE Quantum Podcast Series interviews some of the top subject matter experts in the emerging field of quantum computing. Covering topics from quantum engineering to benchmarking, standardization, industry trends, and more, we provide you with access to the industry's best of the best.

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Episode 15: A Conversation with Dr. Prineha Narang, Howard Reiss Development Chair, UCLA

This episode features Dr. Prineha Narang, Howard Reiss Development Chair in Physical Science at UCLA, provides insights on quantum developments while also providing advice to students and young professionals who might be interested in the quantum technology space.

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Episode 14: A Conversation with Robert Liscouski, President, CEO and Chairman Quantum Computing (QCI), and William McGann, CTO Quantum Computing (QCI)

This episode features Robert Liscouski, President, CEO and Chairman Quantum Computing (QCI), and William McGann, the company's chief operating and technology officer. They share insights on the current state of the quantum landscape and the promise of quantum as the technology advances.

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William McGann, CTO Quantum Computing (QCI)

Episode 13: A Conversation with Paul Lipman, President, Quantum Information Platforms

This episode of the IEEE Quantum Initiative podcast features Paul Lipman, President, Quantum Information Platforms. Paul talks with us about the state of the quantum ecosystem and provides his insights on the transformative nature quantum holds for bringing real benefits to humanity.

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Paul Lipman, President, Quantum Information Platforms

Episode 12: A Conversation with Lia Yeh, PhD Student, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford

This episode of the IEEE Quantum Initiative podcast features Lia Yeh, PhD Student, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford. Lia share her perspective on the quantum ecosystem as both a PhD student researching quantum computing, and as a volunteer lead for quantum education in the IEEE Quantum Initiative.

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Lia Yeh, PhD Student, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford

Episode 11: A Conversation with Pete Shadbolt, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, PsiQuantum

This episode of the IEEE Quantum Initiative podcast features Pete Shadbolt, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, PsiQuantum. Pete talks with us about the challenges and benefits of achieving a million qubit, fault tolerant quantum computing system.

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Pete Shadbolt, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, PsiQuantum

Episode 10: A Conversation with Oleg Mukhanov, Co-Founder & CTO, SeeQC, IEEE Quantum Initiative steering committee member

This episode of the IEEE Quantum Initiative podcast features Oleg Mukhanov, co-founder and CTO of SeeQC, and member of the IEEE Quantum Initiative steering committee. Oleg talks with us about quantum technologies and the applications that will benefit from its advances.

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Oleg MukhanovOleg Mukhanov, Co-Founder & CTO, SeeQC, IEEE Quantum Initiative steering committee member

Episode 9: A Conversation with Denise Ruffner, VP Business Development, IonQ; President of Women in Quantum

This episode features Denise Ruffner Vice President, Business Development at IonQ and President of Women in Quantum. Denise talks with us about new quantum technologies, the importance of widely available education opportunities and why a diverse workforce is necessary for quantum success.

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Denise RuffnerDenise Ruffner, VP Business Development, IonQ; President of Women in Quantum

Episode 8: A Conversation with Reena Dayal, Technology Leader & Innovation Management Expert

This episode of the IEEE Quantum Podcast Series features Reena Dayal, technology leader and innovation management expert. Reena discusses how she is working within the IEEE Quantum initiative to advance quantum and also delves into the program she launched with in the initiative – Quantum Talks. Quantum Talks aims to bring the latest and best of the research, innovation, and business progress in quantum to all who are interested in the Quantum space.

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Reena DayalReena Dayal, Technology Leader & Innovation Management Expert

Episode 7: A Conversation with Maëva Ghonda, IEEE Chair, Quantum Computing Education for Workforce Development Program

This episode of the IEEE Quantum Podcast Series features Maëva Ghonda, who discusses the global impact of the innovative Quantum Computing Education Certificate Program for Workforce Development that she created and the importance of workforce development for the Quantum Computing industry.

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Episode 6: A Conversation with Amr Helmy, Photonics Professor, University of Toronto

This episode of the IEEE Quantum Podcast Series features Amr Helmy, Photonics Professor, University of Toronto, who provides insight on Quantum Photonics as well as the opportunities in quantum for various IEEE societies.

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Amr HelmyAmr Helmy, Photonics Professor, University of Toronto

Special Edition: A Conversation with Anne Matsuura, Director of Quantum Applications and Architecture, Intel Labs

In this episode of the IEEE Quantum Initiative podcast - designed to inform on the landscape of the Quantum ecosystem and activities on quantum technologies - we are joined by Anne Matsuura, Director of Quantum Applications and Architecture at Intel Labs. Anne discusses Intel’s focus on drawing from a workload-driven hardware/software code design approach, including the software side of the house of defining and designing the full compute stack.

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Anne MatsuuraAnne Matsuura, Director of Quantum Applications and Architecture, Intel Labs

Episode 5: A Conversation with Lajos Hanzo, IEEE Fellow, Chair of Telecommunications, University of Southampton

In this episode of the IEEE Quantum podcast - designed to inform on the landscape of the Quantum ecosystem and activities on quantum technologies - Lajos Hanzo, IEEE Fellow and Professor and Chair of Telecommunications at the University of Southampton, provides insights on applications for Quantum communications and the role telecommunications plays.

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Lajos HanzoLajos Hanzo, IEEE Fellow, Chair of Telecommunications, University of Southampton

Episode 4: A Conversation with Terrill Frantz, Associate Professor of eBusiness and Cybersecurity, Harrisburg University

In this episode of the IEEE Quantum Initiative podcast - designed to inform on the landscape of the Quantum ecosystem and activities on quantum technologies - Terrill Frantz from Harrisburg University discusses the importance of education and workforce development as it pertains to advancing quantum technology. Professor Frantz discusses the challenges universities face in launching and promoting quantum-based curriculum, the development of a quantum vocabulary for socializing concepts and initiatives, and how online events can help drive further interest and activities for those individuals wanting to explore the quantum ecosystem.

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Terrill FrantzTerrill Frantz, Associate Professor of eBusiness and Cybersecurity, Harrisburg University

Episode 3: A Conversation with Candance Culhane, Co-Chair, IEEE Quantum Initiative; Los Alamos National Laboratory

In this episode of the IEEE Quantum Initiative podcast - designed to inform on the landscape of the Quantum ecosystem and activities on quantum technologies - we are joined by Candace Culhane, Program Project Director in Los Alamos National Laboratories, Director for Simulation and Computation. Candace discusses quantum technology, its current landscape, goals of the IEEE Quantum Initiative, and available quantum resources. Candace also explores how the advancement of quantum technologies compares to those of the past.

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Candace CulhaneCandace Culhane, Co-Chair, IEEE Quantum Initiative; Los Alamos National Laboratory

Special Episode: A Conversation with Travis Scholten, Quantum Computing Applications Researcher, IBM Quantum

This episode of the IEEE Quantum Initiative podcast -- designed to inform on the landscape of the Quantum ecosystem and activities on quantum technologies -- features Travis Scholten, Quantum Computing Applications Researcher, IBM Quantum. Travis joins us to discuss IEEE Quantum Week, quantum education, evolution of the quantum workforce, and even quantum games. The chat includes how anyone from students to developers can begin exploring and programming on real quantum hardware.

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Travis ScholtenTravis Scholten, Quantum Computing Applications Researcher, IBM Quantum

Episode 2: A Conversation with Hausi Müller, Co-Chair, IEEE Quantum Initiative; Professor of Computer Science at University of Victoria, Canada

The IEEE Quantum Podcast series informs on the landscape of the Quantum ecosystem and highlights projects and activities on Quantum technologies. This episode features Hausi Müller, Professor of Computer Science of the University of Victoria, Canada, who provides insights on quantum challenges and opportunities, technology leaders and developmental milestones, the hybrid computing landscape, the importance of education and more.

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Hausi MüllerHausi Müller, Co-Chair, Co-Chair, IEEE Quantum Initiative; Professor of Computer Science of the University of Victoria, Canada

Episode 1: A Conversation with Travis Humble, Co-Chair, IEEE Quantum Initiative; Director, Quantum Computing Institute, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

IEEE Quantum is embarking on a podcast series to inform on the landscape of the Quantum ecosystem and serve as the leading community for all projects and activities on quantum technologies. This episode features Travis Humble, co-chair for the initiative and director of the Quantum Computing Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Travis joins us to discuss the IEEE Quantum Initiative and the current landscape of quantum technology. This includes new resources for information, benchmarking, as well as a look at the intersection of quantum computing and high-performance computing.

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Travis HumbleTravis Humble, Co-Chair, IEEE Quantum Initiative; Director, Quantum Computing Institute, Oak Ridge National Laboratory