Quantum computing presentation at North City Tech Meetup Dec 4

Monday, November 27, 2017

Microsoft Quantum
North City Tech Meetup is pleased to present speakers from the Microsoft Quantum - the Microsoft Research team working on quantum computing.

Quantum Computing is an exciting emerging technology that has potential to vastly speed up certain difficult computing problems.

It also has the potential to completely disrupt our current security system which is based on “unsolvable” equations that quantum computing can solve.

Join us on Monday December 4th at 7pm at the Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St, 98155 for this introduction to quantum computing and what Microsoft is doing to bring it fruition.

There is no charge. You may RSVP, but this is not required.

Microsoft Quantum
They will speak first on quantum computing and Microsoft's approach, followed by a 20 minute demo of Microsoft’s Quantum Software Preview Release.

We are releasing by end of year (including a new quantum programming language, local quantum computer simulator, Visual Studio integration, and more!).

Afterwards there will be plenty of time for questions and answers.

The Speakers
Martin Roetteler is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Redmond and member of Microsoft Quantum – Redmond (QuArC). Prior to joining MSR, he was a Senior Research Staff Member at NEC Labs America (2005-2013) and a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Quantum Computing, Waterloo, Canada (2003-2004). Martin received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany (2001). In the past, he worked on projects funded by ARO, NSA, the European Union, and the German DFG. From 2011-2013, he was the main PI of the IARPA QCS project TORQUE, a joint effort between Raytheon/BBN Technologies, NEC Labs America, U Waterloo, and U Melbourne. Martin's current research focuses on quantum algorithms, quantum programming languages, and the development of quantum circuit libraries.

John Azariah is a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft Research Redmond, and a member of Microsoft Quantum – Redmond (QuArC). He is currently the compiler lead of Microsoft's new programming language for Quantum Computing. He has nearly three decades of experience writing commercial software at Oracle Corporation (Oracle Forms Runtime; 1993-94) and Microsoft (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Visual J#; 1994-2000). He founded and led BrightSword Technologies in India and Singapore, delivering custom software solutions to a global customer base; and then, as the Software Architect at MYOB, Melbourne, Australia, he drove the design and implementation of the largest SQL Azure installation on the Azure Cloud Platform. He was a Microsoft MVP for two years before returning to Microsoft Redmond. He is active in the Azure and F# communities, and presents regularly on the topics of distributed and cloud computing, and functional programming (particularly in F#) at various international developer conferences. His current interests include code generation techniques, programming language theory, domain specific languages, and type systems. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College with majors in Computer Science and Chemistry.

The North City Tech Meetup is a free meetup, usually the first Monday of each month at either the Shoreline or Lake Forest Park Library.

North City Tech Meetups follow an every-other-month schedule. One month we feature a speaker and alternate months are general discussions. We meet at either the Shoreline Library or Lake Forest Library depending on their availability. You can check out the Meetup.com page for each month’s topic.


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