Quantum Engineering

Pivotport granted $10K in Azure Quantum Credits for IonQ Aria

Microsoft Azure Quantum Group has granted use of $10K worth of Azure Quantum Credits for Aria, the IonQ Quantum Computer available on Azure as of today.

This is in addition to the prior grant of a similar amount of credits for Harmony by IonQ during September 2021.

We will continue to pilot the Quantum Cardiac Detector software using these credits towards QPU driven processing of ECG signals.

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Pivotport, Inc. joins QED-C

Pivotport, Inc. has joined The Quantum Economic Development Consortium. We look forward to engaging with the Technology Adoption Committees and working with industry and academia to help advance our Quantum workforce through mentoring and internships in advanced Quantum Engineering engagements.

More information on QED-C is found here.

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Pivotport, Inc. presented at the ISQCMC

Pivotport, Inc. CEO Rajiv Mistry and his Purdue University classmate, Jonathan Ortega presented at the first International Symposium for Quantum Computing in Musical Creativity , hosted online by University of Plymouth (UK) on 11/19-20/2021.

The topic covered discussion of the strategy, approach and results of a Quantum Algorithms and Software project titled:
Quantum Frequency Detector for Audio Files

This is based on the project completed by Rajiv Mistry, Jonathan Ortega and John Kye during their coursework at Purdue towards their Micromasters in Quantum Technology: Detectors and Networking during Q1-Q2 of 2021.

The below results files in PDF format are available for session attendees:

Simulated Results for Quantum Frequency detector

Real Device Results for Quantum Frequency Detector

Example Jupyter Notebooks for QISKIT and CIRQ

Example QFT Circuit – click to view animation.
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Quantum Startup Mentoring by Pivotport, Inc.

The Compass Program at University of Chicago’s Polsky Center selected Rajiv Mistry as Quantum Startup Mentor for two startups being incubated in this program:

memQ, a Quantum Hardware startup with a founding team of PhDs at Argonne National Labs and MBA interns from University of Chicago Booth School. As a result of the mentoring by Rajiv Mistry and the earnest efforts by its founders, memq has successfully raised over $325k in seed funding.

AccelerateAI, an EDGE/IoT Hardware startup founded by a PhD from Notre Dame University and a professor in hardware device engineering.

The professional services contract engagement is for a six month period July-December 2021 between Pivotport, Inc. and University of Chicago Booth School of Business.