KGRI Lecture Series: (Sep.24, 2019)"The Future of Quantum Computing"


Keio University Global Research Institute (KGRI) aims to promote international research and educational exchange and invites those working in the forefront of research and education in Japan and overseas to give lectures.

On this occasion, Professor David Farber invited Professor Rodney Van Meter, Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, to discuss "The Future of Quantum Computing" at Mita campus.

Date & time: Tuesday, September 24, 9:30-10:30
Venue: East Research Building 6F "G-Lab", Mita Campus, Keio University
Keio University Global Research Institute (KGRI)
Language: English

Keio University has been launching various research project on Quantum Computing. This session, we would like to understand more about this "powerful" technology that has been glorified as the "ultimate solution for all problems human race is facing". What actually Quantum Computing is? How does it be different from conventional computing? As the "Grandfather of the Internet", what are the critical issues that Professor David Farber concerns about? We invited Professor Rodney Van Meter, who is an expert in the quantum computing area and also one of the member of Cyber Civilization Research Center, to discuss the real potential and risks coming with the development of quantum computing, and how academic should put effort on maximizing the value while be realistic.

Rodney Van Meter:

David Farber:

I19-01 Cyber Civilization Research Center
E-mail: event[at]www.ccrc.keio.ac.jp
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