Cryptographers Léo Ducas from the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) and Peter Schwabe (Radboud University) have won the 2016 Internet Defense Prize. They were awarded the prize with their co-authors Erdem Alkim (Ege University, Turkey) and Thomas Pöppelmann (Infineon Technologies AG, Germany) for their paper 'Post-Quantum Key Exchange – A New Hope'. The... read more →
QuSoft, the new Dutch research center for quantum software, has awarded two junior research positions. After an internal call, the proposals were evaluated by an expert jury who selected the best two proposals. The first, which will be supervised by Jasper van Wezel, is a PhD position devoted to the... read more →
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On Friday 24 June 2016 QuSoft received a delegation of the European Conference Industrial Technologies 2016 . This biannual gathering was held in Amsterdam and is the largest networking conference in the field of new production technologies, materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology and digitalization in Europe. Part of the program were site... read more →
András Gilyén has won second prize in the Microsoft Quantum Challenge for his entry 'Testing quantum state engineering protocols via LIQUi|> simulations". Gilyén is a researcher in the QuSoft research centre and PhD student in CWI's Algorithms & Complexity group. In the Microsoft Quantum Challenge, participants were challenged to use... read more →
The European Commission has proposed to invest one billion euros in a Quantum Flagship, a large-scale European research program for quantum technology. Within the Quantum Flagship, researchers from various fields will further knowledge on quantum mechanics and bring new applications to the market. This proposal is part of the ‘Technology... read more →