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Seminar: Towards Practical Quantum Simulation

Qi Zhao

QuICS Hartree Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Maryland

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
10:00 AM
1100 Torgersen Hall


Quantum simulation is one of the most promising applications of quantum computers. In this talk, I will introduce my research on quantum simulation, including variational quantum simulation, digital quantum simulation algorithms, and the verification of quantum simulators. These works improve the understanding and the performance of quantum simulation and pave the way for the practical use of quantum simulation.


Qi Zhao is a QuICS Hartree Postdoctoral Fellow in quantum information science at the University of Maryland. His research interests include quantum simulation, quantum computing, quantum resource theory, and self-testing quantum information. He received his bachelor’s degree and Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University in 2014 and 2018, respectively. Then he joined Prof. Jian-Wei Pan’s group at the University of Science and Technology of China as a research associate from Jan. 2019 to Oct. 2019.