Scott Aaronson: Quantum Computing and the Limits of Efficient Computation

The MIT Sidney Pacific / Presidential Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series presents:

Quantum Computing and the Limits of Efficient Computation
Professor Scott Aaronson
Department of EECS

Thursday November 14
6 PM (refreshments), 6:30 PM (lecture)
MIT Sidney Pacific Graduate Residence (70 Pacific Street, Cambridge. Map: http://goo.gl/gZUmY)
Mark Multipurpose Room (Ground Floor)

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Please join us for an exciting lecture by Professor Scott Aaronson. Professor Aaronson’s research centers around the capabilities and limits of quantum computers, and more generally, computational complexity theory. He is the recipient of the 2012 Waterman Award, the highest National Science Foundation honor for young researchers. He runs a very popular blog Shtetl-Optimized and has recently authored the book Quantum Computing Since Democritus.


The MIT Presidential Fellows/Sidney Pacific Distinguished Lecture Series hosts leading thinkers at Sidney Pacific Graduate Residence, MIT's largest graduate community. Lectures are open to the public and intended for a general MIT graduate student audience. There will be a lottery-based dinner hosted by the Housemasters for up to 35 lecture attendees and the speaker right after the lecture.


Erin Shen and Yufei Zhao
Co-Chairs, Committee on Scholarly Interactions (CoSI)
Sidney Pacific Graduate Residence
sp-cosi-chair@mit.edu

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