USRA and QC Ware are pleased to announce the USRA Q2B Applied NISQ Computing paper award. Submissions are open. One winner will be awarded an invitation for the main author to present their paper at Q2B 2021 (including a full ticket and paid travel allowance) as well as a selection between a prize based on the awardees' preference of up to $2,000 credits on QC Ware Forge platform or up to $5,000 of AWS Promotional Credit for use on Amazon Braket. Use of AWS Credit is subject to conditions of the user's AWS Account and the AWS Promotional Credit Terms & Conditions.
Proposals will be evaluated on their merit across multiple factors, as detailed in the Award Submission Instruction Document.
2021 ANISQ Award Sponsors
|Awardee||Award Type||Affiliation||Paper||Q2B presentation|
|Lucas T. Brady, Lucas Kocia, Przemyslaw Bienias, Aniruddha Bapat, Yaroslav Kharkov, Alexey V. Gorshkov||Winner||NIST/UMD, QJI, SNL||Behavior of Analog Quantum Algorithms||Coming soon|
|Paul K. Faehrmann, Mark Steudtner, Richard Kueng, Maria Kieferova, Jens Eisert||Honorable Mention||Freie Universitat Berlin, IIC, CQCCT, HZB||Randomizing multi-product formulas for improved Hamiltonian simulation|