If you find quantum topics interesting or if you have a quantum idea, do not hesitate to contact us!
There are many who have, or could have, an interest in applying quantum information technology. We are proud of the collaborations we have established or are about to establish, and we hope that there will be many more to follow.
At OsloMet we have a strong group on artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Nordic Center for Sustainable and Trustworthy AI Research (NordSTAR) is a centre affiliated with the OsloMet Artificial Intelligence Lab and the research group Applied Artificial Intelligence – with members extending far beyond these particular groups.
Quantum machine learning is a growing field in the intersection between quantum computing and artificial intelligence. Together we are investigating the potential quantum computers may have in improving machine learning algorithms.
At the Simula Research Laboratory research is conducted within vast areas. Much of it has to do with information technology.
Quantum software engineering (simula.no) is an example of such.
It involves researchers who are dedicated to developing novel methods for developing, testing and optimizing software written for quantum computers.
We collaborate with these researchers when it comes to solving real life problems on already existing quantum hardware.
Ruter is a company that plan and organize public transport in the Oslo region.
People from the Quantum Hub, primarily a master's student, has been involved in one of their projects. It consists of using quantum machine learning to predict the number of passengers and involves the use of actual quantum hardware.
This already looks promising. A quantum approach may very well turn out to be advantageous in the near future.
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
When computer science students, without a background in physics, are to be introduced to quantum programming, you may ask whether they really need to know anything about the underlying quantum physics.
The short answer is probably no. However, the long answer is more interesting.
Together with Berit Bungum at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) we have investigated how our master's students experience learning quantum physics as part of their studies (iopscience.iop.org), and how they see the role of quantum physics in quantum computing. We found the results quite interesting.
Adept is a research group at OsloMet which gathers researchers with diverse backgrounds. The aim is to develop improved, smarter health services. Common interests include quantum chemistry and quantum metrology.
IBM generously offers access to several of their quantum computer prototypes. This is a valuable resource in our teaching – along with our dialogue with IBM staff.
We have had the pleasure of hearing Lars Nordbryh, quantum ambassador for IBM Norway, tell us about the technological development on quantum hardware.
We also share a common interest in disseminating the possibility that new quantum technology can offer.
Our interest for increasing the public awareness about what quantum information technology may enable is also one we share with key persons such as Andreasa Ahlgren in the Norwegian branch of Sopra Steria, a major European actor within consulting and digital competency.
About the Quantum Hub
OsloMet Quantum Hub
Quantum computing technology is taking shape before our eyes. There is growing understanding of its potential to change our world. Yet just how this transformation will look is less understood.