As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Dr Carlos A. Perez-Delgado explores the future of quantum computing.
Google, Intel, IBM and NEC are just a few of the large, well-known companies that have announced large investments, and accomplishments, towards building large-scale quantum computers. But, what is a quantum computer?
In this talk Dr Carlos A. Perez-Delgado discusses what quantum computers are, how they work, and why we need to pay attention.
Carlos has over 10 years research experience in quantum computation. He holds a PhD from the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, in Canada. He was previously affiliated with the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore, in Singapore. His current research focus is on applications of quantum computation to cybersecurity.
The talk may be viewed below or on YouTube via the link: https://youtu.be/jkcTHhqk_lE