Networking and Professional Development Series - Quantum Science and Careers in the UK - Informal Panel

Event time: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
YQI Seminar Room See map
Event description: 

YQI will welcome a delegation of United Kingdom quantum scientists and industry leaders to discuss about the future of quantum science, and careers in the UK with students and postdocs. Come learn more about funding opportunities, possible collaborations, and exchange with members of the delegation. 

Lunch will be provided

Roger McKinlay, UKRI, Challenge Director for Quantum Technologies

Sir Peter Knight, Government Advisor for UK Quantum Technologies Program (tentative)

Prof. Dominic O’Brien, Oxford University, Co-Director Networked Quantum Information Technologies, Director of the new Hub for Quantum Computing and Simulation.

Dr. George Tuckwell, UK Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors & Metrology, Project lead of ISCF Gravity Pioneer Project and Divisional Director for Geoscience and Engineering at RSK.

Dr. Michael Cuthbert, Oxford Instruments, Business Development & Strategic Marketing Director at Oxford Instruments NanoScience and acknowledged expert in cryo-science and applications

Dr. Leonard Wossnig, Theoretical Computer Scientist at UCL,CEO & Founder at Rahko Ltd., Google PhD Fellow in Quantum Computing // OR Cofunder & CSO of Rohka, Professor of Theoretical Computer Science at UCL, Dr. Ed Grant  

Klitos Andrea, Development Manager, UK Quantum Communications Hub