Dr. Panagiotis Barkoutsos is a research staff member at IBM Research – Zurich working on foundations of quantum computing and the theoretical aspects of quantum computation/simulation. The main interest lies in simulations of quantum chemistry and combinatorial optimization in near term quantum computers.
Panagiotis holds a PhD from ETH Zurich, group of Prof. M. Troyer, in the filed of quantum computing and applications of near term quantum computers for quantum chemistry. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from NTUA and a Master’s degree in Process Engineering from ETH Zurich. He is currently pursuing his doctorate degree at ETH Zurich in the Department of Theoretical Physics.