News and Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Q Karyashala, a 2-day workshop scheduled for the 24th and 25th of June 2024 at IISc, Bengaluru. This event provides a great platform for aspiring individuals to deepen their understanding of Quantum technology.
  2. Join us for the IQTI-Industry Conclave 2024 on wednesday, 26th June 2024, at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru. The event will focus on updates on research activities, a brainstorming session, and an MTech Thesis Expo showcasing the work of our second graduating batch of Quantum Technology students. Eligibility criteria for Industry Conclave 2024-Industry Experts, Entrepreneurs and Startup Professionals.

Deadline extended till June 9th 2024, Kindly click on the below link to register for IQTI-Industry Conclave 2024

Past Events

  1. Talk by Dr. Krishna V. Palem  (CEO and co-founder of Accelequant India Pvt. Ltd) on ‘Gazing into the quantum computing crystal ball’on wednesday 3rd April 2024 at 4PM Click here for the Event flyer.
  2. Talk by Dr. Syam Parayil Venugopalan (Senior Strategic Researcher ASML Research, Veldhoven, Netherlands) on ‘ The extreme physics at the bleeding edge of Moore’s law’ on Thursday 9th May 2024 at 4 PM at Physics Department Auditorium. Click here for the event flyer.  

  1. Talk by Dr. Tanmoy Chakraborty (QuTech -TU Delft, Netherlands) on ‘Two promising single photon sources for applications in the quantum network: a few recent developments’ on Wednesday 11th January at 4PM (IST).   Click here for the Event flyer./  Click here for the recorded lecture.
  2. Talk by Prof. Murali Annavaram (USC, United States) on ‘Super CPU-Microarchitecture Challenges for Building a Superconducting CPU’ on Wednesday 1st February at 4PM (IST)  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here for the recorded lecture.
  3. Talk by Prof. Serge Haroche, 2012 French Nobel Laureate (College de France and Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris) on ‘History of the Science of Light: a reflexion about the connexion between basic and applied science’ on Saturday 11th February at 4 PM (IST)  Click here for event the flyerClick here for the recorded lecture.
  4. Talk by Prof. Johannes Pollanen, (MSU, Michigan, US) on ‘Creating and controlling hybrid quantum systems – one electron and phonon at a time‘ on Wednesday,12th  April 2023 at 5.30 PM (IST)  Click here for event the flyer / Click here for the recorded lecture.
  5. Talk by Prof.  Alexey Akimov, (Principal Investigator of the “Quantum Simulators and Integrated Photonics” group, Russian Quantum Center) on ‘Towards quantum simulations with ultracold thulium atoms at an optical lattice formed by 1064 nm laser light’ on Tuesday, 6th June 2023 at 4 PM (IST)  Click here for event the flyer
  6. Talk by Dr. Pavithran S Iyer (Senior scientist at Xanadu Quantum Technologies, Inc., Canada) on ‘Evaluating Fault-Tolerant Schemes For Noisy Hardware’ on Wednesday, 9th August 2023 at 4 PM (IST)  Click here for event the flyer  / Click here for recorded lecture.
  7. Talk by Prof. Nagarajan Valanoor (Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW, Sydney) on ‘New topologies and ferroelectric phases in epitaxial multiferroic bismuth ferrite thin films’ on Wednesday, 23rd August 2023 at 4 PM (IST)  Click here for event the flyer / Click here for recorded lecture
  8. Talk by Dr. Ruchi Saxena (Higher Scientist  at National Physical Laboratory, England) on ‘Single-photon source: Photon emission by hot electron injection across a lateral PN junction’ on Wednesday, 6th September 2023 at 4 PM (IST)  Click here for event flyer
  9. Talk by Prof. Michael Pepper(Pender Professor of Nanoelectronics in University College London and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge) on ‘When the Quantum world breaks through, and resistance becomes Quantized’on Friday, 27th October 2023 at 4 PM (IST) at Faculty Hall, Main Building, IISc.   Click here for the event flyer. / Click here for recorded lecture.
  10. Talk by Prof. Ian Walmsley (Provost of Imperial College London and also a world-leading expert in Quantum Optics) on ‘Lighting the Quantum Future: Optics as an enabler of Quantum Computing and Simulation‘ on Friday, 3rd November 2023 at 4 PM (IST) at Physics Department Auditorium IISc.  Click here for the event flyer
  1. Talk by Dr. Pranav Mundada (Q-CTRL) on ‘Improving algorithmic performance on quantum computers with optimal control’ on Tuesday, 25th January 2022 at 9:00 AM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. / Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  2. Talk by Prof. Giulia Ferrini (Chalmers University Of Technology, Sweden) on ‘Continuous-variable quantum computing: resources and applications‘ on Wednesday, 23rd February 2022 at 6:30 PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  3. Talk by Prof. Mandip Singh (IISER, Mohali, India) on ‘Experiments of quantum with entangled photons’ on Wednesday, 9th March 2022 at 6:00 PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer.
  4. Talk by Prof. Urbasi Sinha (RRI, Bangalore, India) on ‘Revealing new facets in experimental quantum information processing with photons’ on Wednesday, 30th March 2022 at 6:00 PM (IST). Click here for the event flyer. / Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  5. Talk by Prof. Vaibhav Madhok (IIT Madras) on ‘Chaos and Information in the quantum world‘ on Wednesday, 27th April 2022 at 6:00 PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  6. Talk by Prof. Girish. S. Agarwal (Texas A & M University, USA) on ‘Quantum Amplified Metrology’ on Wednesday, 13th July 2022 at 2 30 PM (IST) in Physics Department Auditorium, IISc.  Click here for the event flyer. / Click here for the recorded lecture. Talk by Dr. Aamir Ali (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) on ‘Engineering symmetry-selective couplings of a superconducting artificial molecule to microwave waveguides’ on Thursday 2nd June 2022 at 4:00 PM (IST) in Physics Department Auditorium.  Click here for the event flyer. / Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  7. Talk by Prof. Bhaskaran Muralidharan (IIT, Bombay, India) on ‘The conductance gap closure and Majorana zero modes- circumstantial evidence or smoking gun?’ on Monday, 11th July 2022 at 4 PM (IST) in Physics Department Auditorium, IISc.  Click here for the event event flyer. / Click here for the recorded lecture.
  8. Talk by Prof. Hartmut Häffner (University of California, Berkeley) on ‘Towards a trapped electron quantum computer’ on Wednesday. 27th July 2022 at 9 AM (IST). Click here for the event flyer. / Click here for the recorded lecture.
  9. Talk by Prof. Jayasimha Atulasimha (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA) on ‘Classical and Quantum Computing with Spins‘ on Wednesday, 10th August 2022 at 4 PM (IST) in Physics Department Auditorium, IISc.  Click here for the event flyer. / Click here for the recorded lecture.
  10. Talk by Prof. Pramey Upadhyaya (Purdue University, USA) on ‘Hybrid quantum spintronics’ on 12th August 2022 at 2 30 PM (IST) in Physics Department Auditorium, IISc.  Click here for the event flyer. / Click here for the recorded lecture.
  11. Talk by Prof. Bane Vasic and Dr. Nithin Raveendran (University of Arizona, USA) on ‘ Local Message-Passing Decoding of Quantum LDPC Codes and Quantum Trapping Sets’ on Wednesday 24th August 2022 at 6 30 PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /   Click here for the recorded lecture.
  12. Talk by Prof. Prabha Mandayam (IIT, Madras, India) on ‘Noise-adapted Quantum Error Correction and Fault Tolerance’ on Wednesday, 14th September 2022 at 5 PM (IST). Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here for the recorded lecture.
  13. Talk by Prof. Umakant Rapol (IISER, Pune) on ‘Ultracold atoms: From quantum simulations to precision  measurements’ on Monday, 26th September 2022 at 3 30 PM (IST) in the Physics Department Auditorium, IISc.  Click here for the event flyer.
  14. Talk by Prof. Anand K Jha (IIT, Kanpur) on ‘Partial coherence: Applications in quantum state measurement, imaging and communication‘ on Wednesday, 28th September 2022 at 5 PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here for the recorded lecture.
  15. Talk by Dr. Aparajita Singha (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany) on ‘Quantum sensing and coherent control of individual atoms and molecules on surfaces’ on Monday, 10th October 2022 at 3 30 PM (IST) in the Physics Department Auditorium, IISc. Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here for the recorded lecture.
  16. Talk by Prof. Konstantin E. Dorfman (State Key Laboratory of Precision Spectroscopy, China and Himalayan Institute for Advanced Study, Rishikesh, India) on ‘Multidimensional sensing and spectroscopy with quantum light: from IR to XUV’ on Wednesday, 19th October 2022 at 5 PM (IST) in the Physics Department Auditorium, IISc.  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here for the recorded lecture.
  17. Talk by Prof. Kasturi Saha (IIT, Bombay, India) on ‘Microscale Magnetic Field Sensing with Color Defects in Diamond‘ on Wednesday, 23rd November 2022 at 5 PM (IST) in the Physics Department Auditorium, IISc.  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here for the recorded lecture.
  18. Talk by Prof. Apoorva Patel (IISc, Bangalore) on ‘ Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 & Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics 2022′ on Monday, 28th November 2022 at 5 PM (IST) in the Physics Department Auditorium, IISc. Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here for recorded lecture.
  19. Talk by Prof. Manas Mukherjee (NUS, Singapore) on Metrology to machine learning– a trapped ion multi-purpose quantum processor on Monday, 12th December 2022 at 2.30 PM (IST) in the Multimedia Room, Physics Department, IISc.  Click here for the event flyer.
  20. Talk by Prof. Bent Weber (NTU, Singapore) on ‘Tunable Many-body Interactions and Induced Superconductivity in a Helical Luttinger Liquid’ on Friday, 16th December 2022 at 2.30PM (IST) in the Physics Department Auditorium, IISc. Click here for the event flyer.
  21. Talk by Dr. Priya J Nadkarni (Xanadu, Toronto, Canada) on ‘Blueprint for a scalable photonic fault-tolerant quantum computer’ on Friday, 23rd December 2022 at 2.30PM (IST) in the Physics Department Auditorium, IISc.  Click here for the event flyer.
  1. Talk by Dr. Stephen K. Gray (Argonne National Laboratory, USA)on “Quantum Photonic Technologies for Materials Characterization and Machine Learning” on December 22nd, 2020, 8:00 PM (IST).  Click here for more information.
  2. Talk by Prof. Pablo Poggi (University of New Mexico) on “Control of open quantum systems, information backflow and using decoherence to our advantage” on February 5th, 2021, 8:30 pm (IST). Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  3. IISc- WIN (Waterloo Institute of Nanotechnology) Workshop on Quantum Materials and Devices will be held between 17th and 18th of February 2021, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (IST). Click here for more information.
  4. Talk by Dr. Sonika Johri (IonQ) on ” Running algorithms on ion trap quantum computers” on February 23rd, 2021, 4:00 PM (IST). Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  5. Talk by Prof. Ritesh Agarwal (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA) on ” Utilizing Geometry and Topology for Designing On-Chip Quantum Hyperentanglement Photonic Infrastructure” on June 16th 2021, 7:00 PM (IST).   Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  6. Talk by Prof. Aram Harrow (Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA) on “Hybrid classical-quantum algorithms” on June 30th 2021, 6:30PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  7. Talk by Prof. Paul Barclay (Institute for Quantum Science and Technology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada) on “Diamond spin optomechanics: connecting spins, phonons, and photons” on July 14th 2021, 7:00 PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  8. Talk by Dr. Benjamin Nachman (Berkeley Lab, California, USA) on “Quantum Algorithm for High Energy Physics Simulations” on July 28th 2021, 7:00 PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  9. Talk by Prof. Federico Rosei (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Varennes (QC), Canada) on “Multifunctional materials for emerging technologies” on August 25th 2021, 8:30  AM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer.  /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  10. Talk by Dr. Andrew Shields (Toshiba Europe Ltd, Cambridge, UK) on “Extending the Range of Quantum Cryptography” on September 22nd 2021, 5:00PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer.
  11. Talk by Dr. Wei Guo (Florida State University & National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida) on “Visualization study of quantum fluid dynamics in superfluid 4He” on 1st October 2021, 6:30 PM (IST). Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  12. Talk by Prof. R. Vijayaraghavan (Dept. of Condensed Matter Physics & Material Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai) on “A ring resonator-based coupler for enhanced connectivity in superconducting multi-qubit networks” on 13th  October 2021, 8:30 PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture. 
  13. Talk by Prof. Prof. Shayan Mookherjea (Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego) on ‘Integrated photonics for high-performance quantum sources and detectors‘ on Wednesday, 27th October 2021, 9:00 AM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  14. Talk by Prof. RP Singh (Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad) on ‘Free space quantum communication: Some experiments’ on Wednesday, 17th November 2021, 5:00PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. / Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  15. Talk by Prof. Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg (University of Melbourne, Australia) on ‘ Quantum computing at the IBM Quantum Hub at the University of Melbourne‘ on Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 9:30 AM (IST). Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  16. Talk by Prof. Pasquale Scarlino (EPFL, Switzerland) on ‘Hybrid Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics with Semiconductor QDs and Superconducting Resonators‘ on Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 6:00PM (IST).  Click here for the event flyer. /  Click here to view the recorded lecture.

Special Industry Sessions

  1. Session by Capgemini on Tuesday, 18th January 2022.  Click here for the event flyer Click here to view the recorded lecture.
  2. Session by TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) on Wednesday, 9th February 2022. Click here for the event flyer.

Other Events

  1. National launch by MeitY of a “Quantum Computer Simulator Toolkit“, based on Prof. Apoorva Patel’s work “A Software Simulator for Noisy Quantum Circuits“, on August 27th 2021, 4:00 PM (IST).
  2. Prof. Arindam Ghosh gave a talk on the topic “Quantum Matters” in the online event KAAPI WITH KURIOSITY organized by International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru on 29th August 2021. Click here to view the recorded lecture
  3. Quantum Technology: IQTI-Industry Conclave, Friday 8 July 2022, 2-6 PM.  Click here for the event flyer. 
  4. IQTI-Industry Conclave held on Friday 30th June 2023 at Faculty Hall, Main Building, IISc, Bengaluru.  Click here for the program schedule.
  5. Prof. Arindam Ghosh, Department of Physics, IISc discussed the harsh reality of Indian science in a podcast episode of Abhijit Chavda. Click here to watch the video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVzSOd7fOKo

Events

Repository of Q-Karyashala

A 2-day Workshop for students, academicians, and industry experts was organized on June 27th & 28th 2023 at Faculty Hall, Main Building, IISc, Bengaluru.  Click here for the program schedule and  Click here to access the workshop’s Book of Abstracts.