Jerry Chow: The future of supercomputers? A quantum chip colder than outer space

About this talk: Jerry Chow of IBM’s Watson Research Center creates “qubits,” the building blocks of quantum computing. Chow taps into the strange world of the smallest particles, where the rules of ordinary reality don't apply and shares how to harness their mind-boggling potential.

About this speaker

Dr. Jerry M. Chow, Manager of Experimental Quantum Computing atIBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, is IBM’s primary investigator for IARPA’s Multi-Qubit Coherent Operations. Jerry graduated magna cum laude from Harvard with a B.A. in physics and an M.S. in applied mathematics and from Yale with an M.S. and Ph.D. in physics. He received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for his quantum processor with superconducting qubits work.

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