Microsoft Liquid Quantum Challenge

Microsoft Quantum Challenge

Region: Global

What it is

Students worldwide devised real-world problems and came up with running solutions using the software simulator for Language-Integrated Quantum Operations, LIQUi|>, in the first Quantum Computing Challenge.

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Microsoft Quantum Challenge

Microsoft Quantum Challenge winners Announced

Interested in delving into quantum chemistry, linear algebra, teleportation, and much more? Students entered the Microsoft Quantum Challenge to see how far they could go! From around the world students investigated and solved problems facing the quantum universe using Microsoft’s simulator, LIQUi|>.

They won big prizes, and the opportunity to visit Microsoft Research and maybe gain an internship.

Winners

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Challenge. Interest over the past three months came from all round the world. The judging panel was impressed by all the entries. The following were chosen to receive prizes. Congratulations to the winners!

Each of the winners used the simulator for Language-Integrated Quantum Operations: LIQUi|> from Microsoft Research.
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Thien Nguyen Quantum Challenge winnerThien Nguyen
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Grand Prize – $5,000
Entry: Simulating Dynamical Input-Output Quantum Systems with LIQUi|>
Johannes Bausch Quantum Challenge winnerJohannes Bausch

 

University of Cambridge, UK
Second Prize: $2,500
Entry: Quantum Neural Networks: A Hamiltonian Complexity Approach

Andras Pal Gilyen Quantum Challenge winnerAndras Pal Gilyen

 

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Second Prize: $2,500
Entry: Testing quantum state engineering protocols via LIQUi|> simulations

Ali Abdullah Husain Quantum Challenge winnerAli Abdullah Husain

 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Second Prize: $2,500
Entry: Catching Nature in the Act: Real-Time Imaging of Quantum Systems with LIQUi|>

Vojtěch Havlíček Quantum Challenge winnerVojtěch Havlíček

 

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Second Prize: $2,500 (shared)
Team Entry: Solving Maximally-Constrained 1-SAT Problems with Oracular Access

Antony Milne Quantum Challenge winnerAntony Milne

 

Imperial College, UK
Second Prize: $2,500 (shared)
Team Entry: Solving Maximally-Constrained 1-SAT Problems with Oracular Access

Andrew Simmons Quantum Challenge winnerAndrew Simmons

 

Imperial College, UK
Second Prize: $2,500 (shared)
Team Entry: Solving Maximally-Constrained 1-SAT Problems with Oracular Access