Dr. Mark Jackson is the Quantum Evangelist at Cambridge Quantum Computing. He received his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Columbia University. He then spent 10 years researching superstring theory and cosmology, co-authoring almost 40 technical articles. To promote the public understanding of science, he founded the science crowdfunding platform Fiat Physica and non-profit Science Partnership Fund. He is Adjunct Faculty at Singularity University and a Director of the BoldlyGo Institute and Astronomers Without Borders.
The proposed experience will allow participants to use a quantum computer to perform post-quantum encryption and learn about other near-term quantum applications including personalized medicine and machine learning.