Microsoft to teach Quantum Computing at IIT-Roorkee, India

Microsoft to teach quantum computing at IIT-Roorkee

Microsoft Garage India has collaborated with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee to conduct the lectures on quantum computing for the students.

Indexed by the Microsoft Garage India and IIT-Roorkee, the course will be available as a pool elective, to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology courses at the IIT-campus.

The course will offer the students its Microsoft Quantum development KIT, Microsoft Quantum faculty, and practices pertaining to the Q# programming language that includes the quantum algorithms.

Microsoft Quantum computing programs have been running for more than 15 years and is even aimed at helping the students to understand the technology.

With the help of this new initiative of the Microsoft Garage, the technology giant envisages the application of Quantum technologies by the harnessing toolsets, open sources resources, and integration with the development partners.

Apart from the IIT-Roorkee, Microsoft Garage India has also been working with the academic to promote learning coupled with the access to advanced technologies.

Executive Opinion

Director, Microsoft Garage India, Reena Dayal, said, "This collaboration between Microsoft Garage and IIT Roorkee represents another step towards empowering students to create futuristic innovations. 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."

Director IIT Roorkee, Prof Ajit K. Chaturvedi, said, "I look forward to 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."

More on Microsoft Collaborations

Microsoft India has been using partnerships to encourage the adoption of some of the emerging technologies among the institutes.

In April, Microsoft Garage India has partnered with the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad to offer a series of lectures on quantum computing.

Previously, Microsoft launched the Digital Governance Tech Tour, which is a national program geared to deliver the cloud computing and AI skills to the personnel of government officials.

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