Quantum Game – LEGO-like interface to simulate quantum optics in your browser by Piotr Migdał

Piotr Migdał, Quantum Flytrap IEEE Quantum Education Online Meeting January 27, 2021 10:45 AM EST Quantum Flytrap We develop “quantum LEGO bricks” – a virtual lab and a puzzle game. It can be used to set the first steps in the quantum world, teach at any level, and prototype new experiments. Within this environment, it… Read more

Quantum Education for Students and Teachers at IQC by John Donohue

John Donohue, Senior Manager of Scientific Outreach, Institute for Quantum Computing IEEE Quantum Education Online Meeting January 27, 2021 10:25 AM EST As quantum technology becomes more mainstream, it’s essential to introduce students to quantum mechanics at an earlier age. When building educational quantum programs, it’s important that they are accessible and accurate, and designed… Read more

Experience gathered teaching full-stack quantum computing tutorials using Google Cirq by Alexandru Paler

Alexandru Paler, Johannes Kepler University, Linz and Transilvania University, Brasov IEEE Quantum Education Online Meeting November 25, 2020 10:50 AM EST Programming a quantum computer is, against a wide-spread opinion, more than writing some Python scripts. And to make things even more complicated, full-stack quantum software covers topics such as the online optimisation of braided… Read more

Qubit by Qubit: Creating Accessible and Inclusive Quantum Education for High School Students by Rachel Zuckerman

Rachel Zuckerman, Qubit by Qubit IEEE Quantum Education Online Meeting October 25, 2020 10:15 AM EST Significant technical progress has been made in the field of quantum computing in recent years. Current K-12 students will be impacted by these developments, and literacy in the underlying concepts, especially for students from underrepresented groups, is critical to… Read more

Teaching Quantum Computing Through Quantum Programming: A Case Study over 22 Workshops in 10 Countries by Özlem Salehi Köken and Zeki Can Seskir, Özyeğin University

Özlem Salehi Köken and Zeki Can Seskir, Özyeğin University IEEE Quantum Education Online Meeting October 28. 2020 10:00 AM A need for extending the educational reach of quantum computing to groups outside of physics has been becoming a necessity. In this talk, we will propose a methodology for introducing quantum computing to a large audience… Read more

Preparing Students for the Second Quantum Revolution with Core Concepts in Quantum Information by Chandralekha Singh, U. Pittsburgh

Chandralekha Singh, University of Pittsburgh IEEE Quantum Education Online Meeting October 28. 2020 10:00 AM In order to inspire future generations to pursue careers in quantum information science and technology (QIST), educators must play a key role in developing curricular materials and engaging their students using evidence-based approaches with core QIST concepts at appropriate levels… Read more

QIST Education at Virginia Tech: from High School to Graduate School by Ed Barnes

Ed Barnes efbarnes@vt.edu and Sophia Economou economou@vt.edu, Virginia Tech Expanding and diversifying the QIST workforce requires engaging students from early stages up through graduate school. A successful curriculum should be both pedagogical and rigorous. I will describe high-school QIST outreach activities that avoid advanced math yet still enable students to perform hands-on calculations and understand simple quantum algorithms… Read more