Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee has partnered with Microsoft Garage to conduct lectures on quantum computing for a full semester.
IIT students doing B.Tech. and M.Tech. students can choose the course as a pool elective.
The course is structured by IIT Roorkee and Microsoft and will provide the students the access to Q# Programming Language practical examples, Microsoft Quantum Development Kit and Microsoft Quantum Faculty.
Microsoft’s Quantum computing program has been running for more than 15 years and helps the students in understanding the technology by developing practical applications, and build the quantum workforce of the future, said the statement.
The Microsoft experts will provide engineers a unique approach to learn quantum computing with real-world experiments and access to tools.
Reena Dayal, Director of Microsoft Garage India said, “With Microsoft’s experience in the field of quantum computing, we aim to make the technology more accessible and enhance the learning journey of engineering students. The partnership will create a new learning experience for students and help them build impactful solutions.”
Prof Ajit K. Chaturvedi, Director of IIT Roorkee said, “I look forward for this collaboration between Microsoft Garage and IIT Roorkee, as it is a great opportunity for our institute and students to grow and learn through this quantum computing program. We believe that together we will be able to deliver and achieve our respective goals.”
Microsoft Garage India has been working with academia to provide students access to new technologies and encouraging them to innovate aggressively, learn through practice, and build creatively in them.
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