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First international quantum school launched in Russia

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First international quantum school launched in Russia


15.09.2020

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Rosatom State Corporation, the Russian Quantum Center and the Sirius University of Science and Technology have opened the first international school on quantum computing. The teachers of the school will be professors from Harvard, Oxford and other leading universities in the world, Hightech + reports.

The school was launched for young scientists who are passionate about physics and quantum technologies and who have shown success in the study of these scientific areas. Almost 180 undergraduate and graduate students expressed their desire to become students of the first school of quantum computing, the organizers selected 74 students, one third of students were girls.

Ekaterina Solntseva, Director of Digitalization at Rosatom, said that the first school of this type will help create a talent pool for quantum computing specialists. This is an important work, since the state corporation is busy creating a Russian quantum computer by 2024, which can become a scientific breakthrough on a global scale.

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