Team Presentations and Judging: Quantum Computing Applications

Renowned international computer science professors, founders of successful startups, technology professionals, and venture capitalists have come together at NYUAD to lead teams of talented computer science students from all over the world — with the majority of students from the Arab World — to solve complex algorithms. 

The teams have developed innovative applications relevant to diverse fields such as health, education, film, music, business, and science for the benefit of social good in the Arab World and globally.


Time Event
5-5:10pm Welcome
Sana Odeh, NYUAD Hackathon Founder and Chair; Clinical Professor at NYU New York; Affiliated Faculty at NYUAD
5:10-5:15pm NYUAD Vision
Mariët Westermann, Vice Chancellor, NYUAD
5:15-5:20pm The Quantum Age 
Jack Hidary, CEO, Sandbox AQ — Google’s Quantum Technology Group, now an independent company
[Recorded Talk]
5:20-5:30pm Keynote: Quantum Computing and Music
Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)
Resident at Yale Quantum Institute; composer, multimedia artist, and writer
5:30-5:45pm Team Presentations
5:45-7:30pm Keynote: Azure Quantum Today and Tomorrow
Mariia Mykhailova, Principal Quantum Software Engineer, Azure Quantum Team
[Recorded Talk]
7:30-8pm Judging
8pm Announce Winning Teams
8-9pm Reception