NITheP Mini-School on Quantum Computing

“Introduction to the theory of quantum computing”, presented by Dr Daniel Park every Tuesday in July 2020, 14h00 – 15h00, via Zoom.

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Advancing our fundamental understanding of the universe and laying foundations for the technologies of tomorrow.

NITheP – A HOME FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS

The National Institute for Theoretical Physics (NITheP) is a national facility that leads research programmes and educational opportunities in the field of theoretical physics in South Africa and Africa. It provides South Africa with the opportunity to become an international player in a truly fundamental field of science. NITheP is a National Research Foundation (NRF) Centre of Excellence (CoE).

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ZOOM WEBINAR:

“A strategy for finding people infected with COVID-19: optimising the efficiency of pooled testing”
By Wilfred Ndifon (AIMS) & Neil Turok (AIMS and Perimeter)
On Monday, 4 May 2020, 16:00 (GMT+2)

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MORE ABOUT NITHEP

OUR VISION

Since our launch in 2008, it has been NITheP’s vision to be Africa’s leading and an internationally competitive research and training institute in theoretical physics, a discipline that provides the conceptual framework for the natural sciences.

OUR MISSION

To sustain a stimulating theoretical physics research and user facility that links SA internationally through excellence in research and training thereby supporting scientific innovation, transformation and socio economic development.

LEADERSHIP

Prof Francesco Petruccione (UKZN) has been appointed Interim Director of the National Institute for Theoretical Physics, effective from 1 April 2020. The Deputy Directors are Prof João Rodrigues (WITS) and Prof Kristian Müller-Nedebock (SU).